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Our Professional Team
Our expert staff is always willing to go the extra mile to make your experience a positive one. We enjoy getting to know and care about each patient. We are proud that our team has worked with us for years, because we understand that having familiar faces who know you makes each visit more comfortable and enjoyable. Our newest members are caring people who have a great deal of experience to share, and we are fortunate to have them become part of our dental "family."
Dr. Phillip Don - Dentist
Dr. Phillip Don is a third generation Tucsonan native. He attended Flowing Wells High School and the University of Arizona, then went on to Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, D.C. He returned to Tucson to set up practice in his hometown, and has been enjoying the privilege of making a difference in people's lives by providing the best in dental care.
Phillip grew up in in Tucson in a large, loving family. His parents owned and ran Don's Deli-El Cortez Market on Grant and First, and it was there that Phil learned about hard work and the value of serving his community. From his father he learned to love the outdoors, and treasures his time spent in nature. From his mother he inherited a love of cooking and large family dinners. He and his wife, Alison, are happy to call Tucson home, along with their two grown sons and two dogs. Phil enjoys sports, especially fishing, archery, and football, and he is an amateur photographer.
Kelly - Hygienist
Kelly was born In Douglas, AZ and moved to Tucson at age 16. She graduated from Sahuaro High School, then obtained her Dental Assistant Certificate at Pima Community College. After working as an Assistant for several years she returned to school and earned her degree as a Dental Hygienist, and has enjoyed working as a Hygienist for 16 years. She started working with Dr. Don one year ago, and says "I am very happy to be a part of Dr. Don's team. He is an excellent dentist and his team is awesome."
Kelly is married and has three children and three grandchildren. She enjoys being outdoors camping, hiking and gardening, and has fun "hanging out" with her grandchildren.
JoAnna - Hygienist
JoAnna moved to Tucson in November of 2017 from Tulsa, Oklahoma, with her fiancé and her seven year old daughter. She worked In Tulsa as a hygienist since 2011. She has a passion for dentistry and loves to be able to bring a smile to her patients! JoAnna enjoys being outdoors and has recently started hiking and cycling. She says she is "very excited to be a part of Dr. Don's amazing team."
Rose - Dental Assistant
Rose joined Dr. Don's dental team in 2007. She's a Tucson native who graduated from Flowing Wells High School and then Apollo College in Dental Assisting. She is a mother of two young girls. Family is very important to her and she enjoys watching her family grow. Rose's favorite part of Dentistry is the relationships she develops with our patients, and having the confidence that every patient seen in our office will be treated to the highest level. Her favorite part of assisting with Dr. Don is his contagious laugh that carries through the office.
Diana - Dental Assistant
Diana has more than 22 years of experience as a Dental Assistant in General Dentistry and Oral Surgery. She joined Dr. Don's team in July of 2016 and has greatly enjoyed getting to know our patients, as well as building relationships with her friendly, caring coworkers. She believes that the most important part of her job is interacting with our patients and making sure that their experience in our office is comfortable and stress-free. Diana is a proud mother of two boys. She loves art, hiking, archeology, and nature.
Although Margo is a transplant from California, she clearly enjoys the desert and its adventures. Hikes and walks are her big passions, and she is an avid reader. Margo has worked within the dental industry for over four decades and recently celebrated her tenth anniversary working with Dr. Don. Margo has a knack for making the office just a little more fun, and taking extra special time for each patient.
In the eight years since moving to Tucson, Cindy enjoys Tucson more and more each day. She has discovered fun events and activities in the Old Pueblo, and because of her love for Mexican food, she is definitely in the right territory! Cindy has worked in the dental field for over 16 years and still loves seeing patients get the smile they have always wanted. She celebrated her 8th year anniversary with Dr. Don in March.