Jared Hepworth, D.M.D.
As a dentist, Dr. Jared Hepworth strives to help educate our patients as they make decisions about their care. Though Dr. Hepworth is originally from San Diego, he attended school locally, graduating from Brigham Young University, then going on to Roseman University in South Jordan, Utah. After graduating from Roseman in 2015, he continued to practice in Utah. Today, he continues to keep ahead on upcoming improvements and technology in dentistry. In addition to his extensive CE coursework in implants, he is also constantly working with 3D technology to provide patients with the best possible outcomes. His goal with every patient is to help them feel more comfortable and confident, and live happier, healthier lives.
Dr. Hepworth is currently a member of the AGD, the Academy of General Dentistry.
In his free time, Dr. Hepworth enjoys spending time with his family, which is “his favorite hobby.” He also enjoys sports, especially baseball.
Ric Sherman, DMD
Dr. Ric Sherman is very excited to provide dental services to the Utah community. He comes from a family of 6 children and grew up in Southern California where he enjoyed going to the beach and fishing. He moved up to Spokane, Washington where his love of the outdoors grew. He participated in various sports like pole-vaulting, tumbling, snow skiing and rollerblading on the 8-foot tall half-pipe he and his brothers made in the backyard. Dr. Sherman served a two-year mission in Mexico where he learned Spanish and enjoyed the people and culture. He completed a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology with minors in chemistry and Spanish at BYU-Idaho. As an undergrad he participated in various races including a marathon and multiple half marathons.
At the end of his junior year he met his future wife, Mandie. They now have an energetic 4-year-old son Hawke. Dr. Sherman attended dental school at Midwestern University in Arizona where he was trained in restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, surgical and implant dentistry. He also earned certifications in laser dentistry, and Invisalign®. He was awarded the Logan Doseck Award which is “an award given to the dental student who over the four years showed continued determination to succeed despite all obstacles. Who showed courage, determination and compassion for others along the way.”
Dr. Sherman’s family lives life to their fullest despite Mandie having Cystic Fibrosis, a genetic disease that has taught their family the importance of positivity and perseverance. Her story can be followed on her blog www.shermanarmy.com When Dr. Sherman isn’t with his family he enjoys time snow skiing, hunting, and mountain biking.
Meet Our Team
Meet Dr. Jared Hepworth’s experienced dental team and find out about the great people who work at White Ridge Dental! Our practice is committed to providing excellent service with the help of our dentist and his team. Find out about each of our employees below, or call 801-890-2042 to visit our dental office in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Lori, Office Manager
Lori has been with the practice for over 18 years and has been working in dental care for over 30 years. She enjoys becoming friends with each of our patients, as well as working with Dr. Jared Hepworth’s great team. When patients come into our office, she helps explain and work out their financial concerns, helps them know the benefits of each treatment, and makes them feel comfortable at our office. Every day, she shows her passion for customer care and patient advocacy.
When not in the office, Lori loves to spend time with her family, ask well as to cook and bake. She is especially famous for her Lori-O’s recipe.
For over 20 years, Tanya has been helping and educating patients at White Ridge Dental. She loves seeing patient come in and being able to make friends with them as they come back every year. Tanya was able to attend hygiene school at Weber State University. She has built up her career by working with Dr. Chikaraishi and is excited to work with our new dentist, Dr. Hepworth.
At home, Tanya loves spending time with and spoiling her grandkids.
Lynnette, Lead Assistant
Lynnette is our amazing lead assistant and since 1986 she has been serving patients chairside! Twenty years ago Lynnette and Lori first worked together. Today are back at it again, using their combined knowledge to help patients feel more comfortable and understand their dental needs.
Lynnette has 2 kids and 1 grandchild. She enjoys hiking, quilting and camping.