We provide QUALITY and CARING dental services to Harford and Cecil Counties.

John E. Lufburrow Jr., D.D.S.
Ross Stauffer, D.M.D., F.A.G.D.
Cole Chester, D.D.S.
415 Pennington Ave, Suite 100,
Havre De Grace, MD 21078
(410) 618-1001

44 years and counting at our new location.

We offer a complete line of services


Friendly hygiene staff, ready to keep your teeth looking great


Fully integrated, digital x-ray system, more efficient diagnosis


Modern, bracket-free straightening for a straight smile


Extractions and Gum Treatment


Whitening, Veneers, Cosmetic Fillings, and Implant Restorations


Fillings, Crowns, Bridges, Partials, and Dentures


Prevent pain and issues from grinding and repetitive use


Root Canal Treatment

About Us

John E. Lufburrow Jr., D.D.S.

Dr. Lufburrow received a B.S. in Biology from Randolph Macon College in Virginia, and his DDS in general dentistry from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery at the University of Maryland in 1976. He graduated from the United States Army General Practice Residency Program in 1977. Dr. Lufburrow has been in Havre de Grace since 1979. He is an active member of the Harford-Cecil Dental Society and has served as past chairman of the Harford-Cecil County Peer Review Committee. He is also an active member of the Maryland State Dental Association, The American Dental Association, Harford-Cecil Implant Study Club, and has been past president of the Harford Dental Study Club. He enjoys golfing and spending time with family.

Ross Stauffer, D.M.D., F.A.G.D.

Dr. Ross Stauffer graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He then continued his education at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, and graduated with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) in 1999. During his dental education, Dr. Stauffer was selected for a U.S. Navy scholarship, and was commissioned in June 1999. He then continued his training at Parris Island, SC, where he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency in 2000. Dr. Stauffer was then stationed at Marine Corps Air Station, Iwakuni, Japan and Little Creek, VA, practicing general dentistry. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander in 2004. Dr. Stauffer separated from the U.S. Navy in Aug 2005 with an honorable discharge, and has since resided and practiced in Harford County. In 2007, Dr. Stauffer received his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, an honor held by only 7% of general dentists. Dr. Stauffer is a member of the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association, Harford-Cecil Dental Society, Harford-Cecil Implant Study Club and Academy of General Dentistry.

Cole Chester, D.D.S.

Dr. Cole Chester originates from Wisconsin and received a Bachelors degree in History from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. After teaching in Asia for several years, Dr. Chester decided to return to the United States to pursue a career in dentistry. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree graduating with Honors from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Dr. Chester is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Maryland State Dental Association. He enjoys painting, glasswork, and hiking with his wife and two spoiled dogs.

Serving the Greater Havre de Grace area for generations, River Dental Care is one of the area’s largest family dental practice. Our success is based on the referrals of our patients. In our new location, we have the latest in dental technology to better serve you. Come by and see how we have invested in downtown Havre de Grace.

High Tech Operators
Teeth Cleaned
Years of Happy Smiles

What our patients say about us!

Come see our new office at 415 Pennington Ave, in the heart of Havre de Grace

415 Pennington Ave
Suite 100
Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078

Phone (410) 618 1001
Toll Free (866) 556 6876
Fax (240) 883 9653
Email riverdentalhdg@gmail.com

Contact Us

Want to see our office? Need to schedule an appointment! Contact us directly at (410) 618-1001 or riverdentalhdg@gmail.com.