Kimberly Hoffman, RDH

EducationWest Virginia University ClinicBaseline I have been in Arizona for 5 years. I am originally from Pennsylvania but lived in Washington, D.C. for a while. When I was a teenager I had to get braces and at that moment I became fascinated with dentistry. It’s important for me to treat the whole patient and educate them to achieve the best … Read More

Tamara Baca, RDH, MPH

Board Certified EducationNorthern Arizona UniversityGrand Canyon University ClinicMaryvale I grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico in a family of six kids.  My father was a Brigadier General in the U.S. Army while my mother was a stay-at-home mom and the backbone of our family.  My parents instilled a love of learning in us kids, in fact, four of my … Read More

Angela Relf, DDS

Board Certified I grew up in Quincy, FL wanting to be a zoologist. I now have three children and a terrier-mix puppy. People describe me as motherly, and I love working at Mountain Park because I’m able to provide meaningful and preventive dental care to those who might not otherwise have access to it. As the chair of our dental department, I strive to make sure … Read More

Sonja Johnson, DDS

EducationUniversity of ArizonaUniversity of Iowa, College of Dentistry ClinicBaseline I grew up in Montreal, Quebec, but I’ve lived in Arizona for 32 years. I’m very athletic – an avid runner – and used to have a strong interest in sports medicine. I’m not sure exactly how I got into dentistry, but I do know I’ve always cared for others and wanted … Read More

Stephen Glaze, DMD

Board Certified EducationA.T. Still UniversityArizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health ClinicBaseline I have lived in Phoenix pretty much my whole life.  My Dad was in the Air Force, so we spent three years in England when I was a child.  My Mom and Dad worked hard to instill a sense of community in both my older sister and I … Read More

Celine Upton, DMD

Board Certified I grew up in Phoenix and always wanted to be an astronaut. I was always looking up at the stars. My boyfriend and parents live here in Phoenix, and I also have family in Ohio and California. I like working with people and being a healthy person. Working in dental gives me more time with our patients. The locations … Read More

Leah Tekle, DMD

My dentist was very good when I was growing up, and I always thought it was really interesting – so I wanted to be a dentist since I was little. Getting to know patients and working with people is what made me interested in healthcare, I wanted to have an open connection with people. When I was a Dental student, … Read More

Christine Chavez, DMD

I moved to Arizona from Northridge, California 10 years ago in order to pursue my dental education. I was looking for a fun and creative way to help people through my work and dentistry felt like a great way to do that. From the start of my career, I’ve always operated with the professional philosophy that all of my patients … Read More

Jordan Janis, DMD

EducationA.T. Still UniversityBarry UniversityUniversity of Florida ClinicMaryvale I came to Arizona from Florida five years ago strictly for dental school but fell in love with everything about the state and decided to stay. I love the weather, everything there is to do, and as a bonus, I met my wife Shannon here. Arizona has been good to me and I … Read More