Meet Our Team - Dentist in Phoenix, AZ - Foothills Smiles and Orthodontics
Foothills Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics provides comprehensive general dentistry as well as specialty dental services in the Ahwautkee community. We believe the dentist and patient relationship should be built on trust, so we would like for you to get to know our team of dental professionals. Dr. Aaron Jarvis received his undergrad from the University of Arizona and his DMD from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ. As your dentist, Dr. Jarvis delivers top quality care that will improve your oral health while providing greater confidence in your smile. Dr. Jarvis believes it’s important that you are comfortable throughout the process and understand the dentistry being provided. Oral surgeon Dr. Bryan A. White specializes in wisdom teeth extractions, dental implant placement, single or multiple tooth removal, and coordinates his care with the general dentists and specialists in our office. Periodontist Dr. Xaiver Mata is dedicated to providing patients with the best care available and strongly believes that comfort is an important part of quality dental care. He strives to offer the most advanced treatments available, utilizing the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques, materials, and state-of-the-art equipment with a keen interest in minimally invasive dental surgery, providing natural looking results with minimal downtime. Endodontist Dr. Thomas J. Cipriano, specializes in root canal therapy. He strives to provide a pain-free root canal experience using advanced local anesthesia techniques and oral sedatives. Pediatric dentist Dr. Clinton Lepetich treats every child as if it were his own child. He was born in Tempe and has a long family history in the medical and dental field. He is passionate about pediatric dentistry and believes that a child’s oral health can play a role in their overall health, emotions, and attitudes. Orthodontist Dr. Mark McAlister treats his orthodontic patients like family. He believes that orthodontic treatment such as braces can change the way a child or adult feels about themselves. Dr. McAlister offers complimentary ortho consultations, phase 1/interceptive orthodontics, phase 2 treatments, expanders, retainers, and more. Our general dentists, dental specialists, and team members look forward to delivering an excellent patient experience that makes you comfortable with the dentistry you receive.

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