About Us

Meet The Team

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Elden Rice


Dr Elden Rice came to South Dakota from Colorado, and he has more than 30 years of experience in dentistry. He earned his dentistry degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Rice's philosophy is that it's important to deliver high-quality patient care. He's traveled extensively (including overseas trips) to continue his education in dentistry. He keeps current on the latest technologies and treatments. When Dr. Rice isn't performing dentistry, he can be found enjoying time with family and working on cars.

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Brooke Anderson-Saunders


Dr M. Brooke Anderson-Saunders was born and raised in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Brooke graduated from Carleton College in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and then went to University of Minnesota School of Dentistry where she received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DSS) in 2003. When she's not in the office, Dr. Brooke enjoys world travel and adventure with her family, including snow skiing and water skiing. During quieter months, she enjoys adventure and mystery books. Dr. Brooke has a soft touch and loves a good conversation. She will treat you with respect and kindness. Her focus is on helping patients get well and stay well. Come join to find a dentist who you can trust.

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Rapid City, SD

3712 Canyon Lake Dr., Rapid City, SD 57702

Email: areadental@wehealteeth.com

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Office Hours

  • MON - THU8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • FRIBy appointments only
  • SAT - SUNClosed
(605) 342-3939