The Siloam Dentist

Dr. Logan Putnam, DMD

Dr. Putnam is a cosmetic dentist who grew up in the Wasatch Front Mountains of Ogden, Utah. For his undergraduate studies, Dr. Putnam attended Weber State University where he played college football and graduated with a BS in Athletic Therapy. He then attended Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Glendale, Arizona where he received advanced training in cosmetic dentistry, denture fabrication, and dental implants.

Dr. Putnam is a member of the American Dental Association, the Arkansas State Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. His favorite part about being a Dentist is helping his patients feel comfortable and relaxed in the office, and helping them achieve confidence in their smiles! He enjoys attending continuing education conferences and training particularly in the topics of dental implants, Invisalign, and cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Putnam and his wife love biking with their 2 boys and spending time on the water in NWA. Dr. Putnam’s brother works for the US Military fabricating dentures for veterans and he has 6 uncles who are also dentists!

Dr. Nina Coto, DDS

Dr. Nina Coto is a general dentist at River Dental in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. She was born in Los Angeles, California and when she was 10, her family moved to Spring, Texas. Growing up, Dr. Coto never smiled with her teeth as she disliked their appearance. After orthodontic treatment, Dr. Coto got a boost of confidence and fell in love with her new smile. It was such a good feeling, and she wants to be able to provide that for her patients whether it’s through Invisalign, dentures, or cosmetic procedures. She graduated college from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas where she majored in Health with a Minor in Business. She then attended Texas A&M School of Dentistry (previously known as Baylor College of Dentistry) and graduated this year, 2023! She is part of the Texas Association of Women’s Dentist as well as the Hispanic Student Dental Association.

Dr. Coto is engaged to her high school sweetheart, and has 3 dogs (Blue, Izzy and Momo). She loves spending time with her parents, younger sister, and nephew (who is her mini me and her best friend). A fun fact about Dr. Coto is that she loves to sing! When she is not working, you can find her trying out new restaurants, going to concerts, the gym, hiking, binge watching Netflix!

Dr. Austin Baker, DDS

Dr. Austin Baker is a passionate dentist based at River Dental clinics in Bella Vista and Siloam Springs. Hailing from Dubois, Wyoming, Dr. Baker discovered his calling in dentistry through a blend of technical precision and artistic flair, with a mission to create stunning smiles. Committed to healthcare, he recognizes the intricate link between oral health and overall well-being, striving to prevent and treat oral diseases to improve lives. Driven by the profound impact of promoting good dental hygiene and offering essential treatments, he finds deep fulfillment in transforming patients’ lives, whether through enhancing smiles or restoring dental function.

Earning his bachelor degrees in Chemistry and Spanish from Idaho State University, Dr. Baker continued his education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, honing his skills to fulfill his passion for fixing patients’ dental issues. Beyond dentistry, Dr. Baker finds solace in the great outdoors, indulging in activities like hunting, fishing, mountain biking, and 4-wheeler riding. His love for nature allows him to disconnect from the bustle of daily life and revel in the beauty of the world, a source of joy and rejuvenation for him. Dr. Baker’s dedication to his profession and his community shines through his commitment to public health initiatives, education, and addressing local dental needs, fostering a sense of belonging and responsibility in his practice.

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