Charles Clausen, DDS
Dr. Clausen was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and graduated from the University Of Minnesota School Of Dentistry. He has provided gentle dental care to the families of the greater Phoenix area for over 25 years.
I believe continuing education is vital to maintaining successful treatment outcomes. In addition to my national affiliations, I participate in a local comprehensive care study club where we make presentations and share knowledge on complex interdisciplinary dental cases.
We also provide implant placement and restoration, having coompleted over 1,000 cases in this life changing area of dentistry.
Whether you require full mouth reconstructive dentistry or gentle routine care we invite you to our office. Our mission is to meet your needs in delivering expert gentle dental care.
Dr. Clausen enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children in addition to golfing, boating, and skiing.
- American Dental Association
- Arizona Dental Association
- Central Arizona Dental Society
- International Association of Orthodontics
- American Association of Functional Orthodontics
Kimball Morejon, DMD
Dr. Kimball Morejon is from Arizona. He attended Case Western Reserve University’s School of Dental Medicine. He was awarded the US Air Force's Health Professions Scholarship Program for outstanding academic performance. Dr. Morejon serves in Air Force reserves one weekend each month at Luke AFB, AZ.
Dr. Morejon's continuing education allows him to stay current with the latest dental technologies and procedures. Gentle Family Dentistry is excited and fortunate to have Dr. Morejon and his world class dental expertise.
Dr. Morejon has a loving wife, also an Air Force veteran and three beautiful children. He enjoys the outdoors, playing the organ for his church, and spending time with family.
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- Arizona Dental Association (AzDA)
- The Prestigious Spear Study Club
Joseph A. Santoro, DDS
Dr. Joseph A. Santoro graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry. His passion for surgical dentistry led him to complete a two year internship in oral and maxillofacial surgery and a fellowship in oral implantology, both from the prestigious University of Miami. As one of just a handful of fellowship trained implantologists in the country, Dr. Santoro has dedicated his career to the pursuit of excellence in implant surgery and bone regeneration. His greatest delight is seeing the positive impact his care has on the lives of his patients.
Dianne - Business Manager
Dianne has been with us since 2006, and enjoys being a part of a very special and gifted group. She works with our team to help ensure that all our patients receive the highest level of customer service when it comes to appointment scheduling, financial arrangements and other business related issues.
Dianne enjoys outdoor activities with her husband and laid back golden retriever.
Christie - Office Manager / Insurance Coordinator
After living in the Chicago area all her life, Christie and her family moved to the Phoenix area in July of 2009. She has extensive knowledge of the Insurance Industry. Being the bridge between patient benefits and the Insurance reimbursements, Christie's know how in this field is important within the practice. During Christie's free time you will find her jogging, riding her bike, or doing her favorite thing, spending time with her family.
Karina - Dental Assistant
Karina started working with Dr. Clausen in 1997. Karina is extremely thorough when she assists patients, and her soft spoken demeanor reassures patients that they are in good hands.
Karina enjoys dancing, travel and spending time with family
Blair - Dental Assistant
Blair relocated from Seattle and joined our team January of 2018. She brings with her over 20+ years of expanded duties dental assistant experience. What she enjoys most is taking care of patients and helping them achieve a healthy smile.
On her off time Blair enjoys time at the gym, reading, cooking and spending time with family.
NaQuia - Receptionist / Treatment Plan Coordinator
NaQuia has lived in the Phoenix area for over 10 years. She has been our treatment plan coordinator for over 6 years.
NaQuia enjoys helping patients achieve all their dental treatment goals and seeing each patients special smile each day. She has one son and in her free time they enjoy movies, hiking and checking out new restaurants.
Sandra - Receptionist / Scheduling Coordinator
I have two beautiful children and one grandson. I really enjoy working in the dental field and I am fortunate to work with a great crew. I love helping people and look forward to meeting you.