Seth Covert, DDS

Education: Clinic: Baseline

Najwan Wafi, RDH

Education Minnesota State University  Clinic Tempe, Dental I wanted to become a dental hygienist after I had to be seen for a toothache. The hygienist I saw was so passionate about her job and seemed so happy and I told her I wanted to be like her. She said I could and that she would help me with the process … Read More

Blanca Vargas Soto, APDH

Education: Phoenix College Clinic: Baseline When I was a kid, everyone was always afraid to go to the dentist, but when I would go, I never thought it was bad. I wanted to help other people feel more comfortable about going to the dentist which is why I decided to pursue a career in dental healthcare. Oral care is directly … Read More

Kimberly Hoffman, RDH

Education: West Virginia University Clinic: Baseline 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 … Read More

Jessica Giles, DMD

Education: Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health Clinic: Maryvale I went into dentistry to alleviate suffering and improve the quality of people’s lives. As my patient, I will make your dental experience as pleasant and positive as possible. I care deeply about providing comprehensive care and doing great work. I enjoy working with kids and advocating for their improved … Read More

Leah Tekle, DMD

Education: Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health Clinic: Baseline When I was growing up, I remember how good my dentist was and I always thought dentistry was really interesting. Not many kids or even adults enjoy going to the dentist and I always wanted to change that mindset. Getting to know patients and working with people is what made … Read More

Celine Upton, DMD

Board Certified Education: Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry Clinic: Baseline, Maryvale and Christown I grew up in Phoenix and always wanted to be an astronaut. I like working with people and being a healthy person. Working in dental gives me more time with our patients. The locations at Mountain Park are great and I feel like I … Read More

Stephen Glaze, DMD

Board Certified Education: A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health Clinic: Baseline 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 … Read More

Sonja Johnson, DDS

Education: University ofArizona Clinic: Baseline 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 to make a difference. … Read More

Angela Relf, DDS

Board Certified Education: Meharry Medical School Clinic: Baseline, Christown and Maryvale 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 … Read More