Our Practice


Our Practice

Dr. Rainaldi established his practice based on the philosophy of providing the best possible care in a caring and comfortable environment. His attentiveness to detail and training in all aspects of general dentistry has put his practice in the forefront of local dentistry. With close to 30 years experience, in a modern dental facility, updated to today’s high dental standards, we provide a wide range of dental services to the entire family. Our entire team is dedicated to providing our patients with the personalized, gentle care that they deserve.

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We are located on Nizhoni Blvd, in Gallup’s Hospital Hill area, across from the Indian Medical center, and near UNM-Gallup campus.

Affordable Dental Care

We understand that professional dental procedures may come with elevated cost. We’re committed to providing the best possible service with a plan that will assure you complete the care you deserve.

Insurance and Your Dental Care

We accommodate most dental health care plans. Please check with a scheduling representative to determine if we’re within your network of professionals.

About Lidio Rainaldi, DDS

Dr Rainaldi is a Gallup native, whose family roots date back to early coal mining days. His family is still very active in service to the community.

He graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, then worked within the Indian Health Service in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.

He served for years as a Trustee with the New Mexico Dental Association, and also as a Board Member for the State Board of Dental Health. But his greatest service is providing great dental care to members of the greater Gallup area.

Dr. Rainaldi is an avid runner, skier, gardener, active community member, and supports all aspects of individual and local enrichment.

About Dr. DezBaa A. Damon-Mallette, DMD

Dr. Damon attended Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ where she obtained degrees in Biology and Anthropology. She then graduated from Arizona School of Dentistry in Mesa, AZ. Dr. Damon started her dental career in Bethel, Alaska as a staff dentist and was later promoted to Deputy Director of the clinic. She then returned to the Southwest working in Ganado, AZ for 3 years before moving to Albuquerque, when her husband was accepted to UNM Law School. During that time Dr Damon served as the Dental Director at a Community Health Dental Clinic, and also worked in private practice.

Dr. Damon’s clans are from Mexican Water, AZ and her father is from Mexican Springs, NM. With her husband, Louie Mallette, and their young son, Gallup greatly welcomes two new professionals!



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