The Amazing and Caring Team At CopperMine Dental Studio


Dr. Justin Dutton of Coppermine Dental StudioDr. Justin Dutton

Moving to Southern Arizona in 2001, Dr. Justin Dutton has resided in Sahuarita since 2005. Dr. Dutton is the principal dentist at CopperMine Dental Studio, which he established in 2008, in Rancho Sahuarita. In 2016, CopperMine Dental Studio expanded by purchasing a 40-year-old dental practice from Dr. Sokal, on the La Posada campus in Green Valley.

Prior to relocating to Arizona, Dr. Dutton was born and raised in Philadelphia where he attended Temple University School of Dentistry following his undergraduate studies at Drexel University. At the age of 24, Dr. Dutton was one of the youngest graduates in the dental school’s history. He began his dental and leadership career by working at Public Heath Centers both in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Nogales, Arizona. With 25+ years of dental experience, Dr. Dutton is a well-rounded dentist, with training in multiple facets of dental care. Presently, Dr. Dutton and the dental team at CopperMine Dental Studio, focus their clinical time on tooth restoration and replacement, with an emphasis on implant dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation.

In his spare time Dr. Dutton likes to stay active. His activities included working out, bicycle riding, and martial arts training. Dr. Dutton also enjoys DIY projects around the house and is fascinated with cryptocurrency and its future use in commerce and investments.

Dr. Michael Neish of Coppermine Dental StudioDr. Michael Neish

Dr. Michael Neish first came to Tucson as a student at the University of Arizona, where he graduated cum laude with a degree in Chemistry.

Following the completion of his undergraduate degree, Dr. Neish enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served with the 1st Battalion 7th Marines Infantry. Dr. Neish completed two combat deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After honorably serving his country, Dr. Neish attended Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, New Jersey.

Upon graduation from Rutgers Dental School, Dr. Neish returned home to sunny Arizona. Dr. Neish has experience in an array of surgical and restorative procedures. His goal is not just to fix people’s teeth, but to get their mouth healthy.

When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Neish spends his time with wife of 13 years (also a proud Arizona Wildcat !), Maureen, and their 3 dogs.