A dentistry for your child
At Wild West Children's Dentistry, we are dedicated to providing exceptional dental care and service to infants, toddlers, & adolescents in our community, in a fun and family-friendly environment.
Our highly skilled dental professionals are committed to treating each child with great compassion and individuality.
Our goal is to make coming to the dentist a pleasant and positive experience while providing the highest quality care.
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Meet The Doctors
Romona Davis D.D.S Pedodontist
Dr. Davis is a native Texan born in Galveston. She earned her B.S. in bio medical science from Texas A&M university and holds a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. She completed her post-doctoral training in Pediatric Dentistry at Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington D.C. and taught for 5y as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at UTHSCSA Dental School Dr. Davis a worked for 3y to serve mostly low-income, uninsured patients at the non-profit Gateway Community Health Clinic, in Laredo, Texas. Her training includes comprehensive pediatric dentistry and emergencies, behavior management/modification of the fearful or anxious patient, treatment for patients with special needs, parental education with preventive measures, trauma, periodontal, endodontics, pediatric oral surgery, nitrous oxide and oral conscious sedation and hospital general anesthesia. Dr. Davis enjoys spending time with family and friends, community outreach/services, traveling, reading, fine dining, working out and sports
Jad Tawil D.M.D.
Dr. T completed his undergraduate schooling at Rutgers University in Newark, NJ before moving to New Orleans to complete a master’s in Microbiology and Immunology in Tulane University. He attended Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health and recognized how much he cherished working with children. As a result, he completed a two-year residency program in Pediatric Dentistry at Texas A&M University, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and Children’s Medical Center Dallas. Dr. Tawil’s goal is to bring a smile to everyone who comes to his office. He loves being able to help kids have the best dental experience possible and enjoys tailoring to each child’s individual needs. Outside of work, Dr. Tawil’s emphasis becomes family, movies and, occasionally, gaming!
Douglas Kerr D.M.D. Pedodontist
Originally from Chicago, Dr. Kerr has lived and practiced in Arizona since 2004. He graduated from Southern Illinois University-School of Dental Medicine in 2000 and completed his Pediatric Dentistry residency at Howard University in 2003. Dr. Kerr describes himself as a nerd that loves sport and music. In his spare time, he is a DJ with two weekly internet shows playing the music that he loves.
Joseph Nielsen D.D.S.
Dr. Joseph Nielsen grew up in the San Francisco Bay and was the second oldest of 12 children.He career path was sparked by his father who was a Pediatric Dentist for 35 years. After completion of his undergraduate degree, Dr. Nielsen continued on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California. This passion for pediatric dentistry has driven his participation in programs such as Ayuda, which provides free dentistry for undeserved children. In his free time, Dr. Nielsen enjoys outdoor activities, riding his motorcycle, and playing with his three puppies.
Jerry Pearson D.D.S.
In early 80's, Dr. Pearson completed his military service as CU/medovac flight nurse and earned his OB/GYN bachelor's degree , he then became director of OB/GYN ultrasound school at the medical college of Georgia from 1988-1992. During that time, he performed research and lectured nationally and completed a master's degree in healthcare administration. Dr. Pearson is committed and strives daily to accomplish gentle, nonthreatening pediatric dentistry through the use of various levels of anesthesia, including oral conscious sedation and restoring the most medically and behaviorally difficult patients with the help of an anesthesiologist who concentrates on dentistry. After his many years of experience, Dr. Pearson's philosophy is to treat your child as if they were his own, resulting in the most clinically optimal and best experience possible.
Jennifer Canada DDS Pedodontist
Dr. Jennifer Canada hails from Marietta, Georgia where she obtained her Bachelor's of Arts at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. After undergrad, she attended Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH) where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine and Master of Public Health. Dr. Canada went on to receive her certificate in pediatric dentistry from Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Canada is committed to creating a safe and fun dental environment for her patients. Her main goal is to help children of all ages cope with their dental treatment so that they will seek life long dental care as they mature into adolescence and adulthood. In her free time Dr. Canada loves to spend time with her family. She is an avid reader and movie-goer, who loves sci-fi/fantasy and superhero films.
Alyssa York D.D.S.
Dr. York attended University of Michigan and has practiced Dentistry for over 20 years. She has lived in Arizona for 17 years and loves the beautiful mountains and landscape. Dr. York enjoys working with children and watching children’s movies.
Jay Ayass DDS
Dr. Ayass received his Doctor of Dentistry degree in 2005 from Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry. He was on the Dean’s list and also received an Excellence in Dentistry award. Dr. Ayass is married and has a girl named Selena. On his free time, Dr. Ayass enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, listening to music and traveling.