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Gentle Care Dentistry | Meet the Dentists in Las Cruces

Meet the Dentists

Christopher J. ThomasChristopher Thomas, D.D.S.

Christopher Thomas was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He graduated from the University of New Mexico with Bachelor's in Biochemistry, 2000. Dr. Thomas went on to study in Omaha, Nebraska at Creighton School of Dentistry, graduating in 2004. He is a proud member of the American Dental Association, New Mexico Dental Association, Southwest District Dental Society and the Organ Mountain Study Club.

Dr. Thomas is married to his beautiful wife Andrea and they have two wonderful children. He spends his free time coaching soccer, gardening and chasing his kids around.




Anton F. MilavecAnton F. Milavec, D.D.S.

A life long resident of New Mexico. Grew up in Silver City. Graduated from New Mexico State University with a Bachelor's in Biology, 1982. Creighton School of Dentistry, 1986. One year General Practice Residency Program in The United States Army at Fort Riley, Kansas, 1987. Member of the American Dental Association, New Mexico Dental Association, and Southwest District Dental Society. Dental Peer Review Board Director from 1999 - 2007.



Dominic L. Marketto D.D.S.Dominic Marketto, D.D.S.

Gentle Care Dentistry is proud to introduce Dr. Dominic Marketto, D.D.S. as its newest member to the practice to work alongside Dr. Chris Thomas, D.D.S. and Dr. Anton Milavec, D.D.S. Dr. Marketto graduated magna cum laude with his B.A. from Creighton University in 2011 and then went on to graduate from Creighton University School of Dentistry, bringing the number of Creighton dentists at Gentle Care to three. Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Marketto received the Ritter Operative Award from the Creighton University School of Dentistry faculty for clinical excellence in operative dentistry.

Growing up in Las Cruces, Dr. Marketto is returning home to take part in his family’s longstanding legacy in the area. Dr. Marketto’s father, Dr. Don Lawrence Marketto III, has practiced anesthesia in Las Cruces since 1994, and his grandfather, Dr. Don Lawrence Marketto Jr, practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology in Las Cruces for 31 years before retiring in 1995. Dr. Marketto attended Mesilla Valley Christian Schools from kindergarten through high school, and he helped bring MVCS its first basketball state title in 2007.

Dr. Marketto is recently married to his beautiful wife Marissa, whom he met in Omaha, NE, and he began working at Gentle Care Dentistry on August 3rd. As a general dentist with a focus on comprehensive dental care, Dr. Marketto seeks to provide high quality oral healthcare in multiple disciplines. Gentle Care Dentistry offers same-day, chair side Cerec crowns and veneers, rotary endodontics, dentures, extractions, bonding and white filling, dental hygiene and periodontal treatment, as well as many other services geared towards taking care of a wide variety of patient needs. 
Las Cruces Dentist | Meet the Dentists. Christopher Thomas, D.D.S., Anton Millavec, D.D.S. and Dominic Marketto, D.D.S. is a Las Cruces Dentist.