Jerry Pearson, D.D.S.
Dr. Pearson Started in the early eighties as a military trained ICU/medovac flight nurse. After completing military service, and a bachelor's degree in OB/GYN , he was 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.
After concomitantly serving as an administrative manager of radiology at MCG, he moved to Portland oregon where he served as the director of Radiology until late 1995 when he entered dental school completing it in the upper 1/3 of his class in 1999. He entered a private pediatric practice in Oregon and then moved to beautiful Phoenix in 2000 working as a full time general practitioner specializing in pediatric dentistry for the past 15 yrs.
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 pt's 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 he/she were his own, resulting in the most clinically optimal and best experience possible.
Joseph Nielsen, D.D.S.
Dr. Nielsen graduated USC Dental School in 2003, he has been practicing in Arizona for 13 years.
He is fluent in spanish.
Dr. Nielsen loves spending his time off with his dogs, going for hikes and riding his motorcycle.
Jennifer Canada, D.M.D.,
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.
Romona Davis, D.D.S.,
Dr. Davis is a native Texan born in Galveston. Dr. Davis attended undergraduate studies at Texas A&M university on a four year scholarship and earned B.S. in bio medical science. She graduated from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School with a doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1999. Upon completion of her D.D.S., Dr. Davis moved to Washington D.C., where she completed her post-doctoral training in Pediatric Dentistry at Howard University College of Dentistry.
After completion of her pediatric dental residency in 2001 Dr. Davis returned to San Antonio, Texas where she taught for five years as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at UTHSCSA Dental School.
Dr. Davis also worked for three years to serve mostly low-income, uninsured patients at the non-profit Gateway Community Health Clinic, in Laredo, Texas.
Dr. Davis' training includes: comprehensive pediatric dentistry, pediatric emergencies, behavior management/modification of the fearful or anxious patient, treatment patients with special needs, parental and patients education with preventive measures, trauma,periodontal, endodontics, pediatric oral surgery, nitrous oxide and oral conscious sedation and hospital general anesthesia.
Dr. Davis stays abreast of the latest dental developments by attending continuing education seminars. She takes exceptional pride in providing her patents with outstanding care and the latest in pediatric dental technology.
Dr. Davis enjoys spending time with family and friends, community outreach/services, traveling, reading, fine-dining, working out and sports.
Sam Ayoub, D.D.S.
Dr. Sam Ayoub received his Bachelor of Science degree from California State University, Dominguez Hills, majoring in Biology with a minor in French.
He then attended the University of Southern California dental school where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery At USC, he was involved in both the oral medicine and pediatric dentistry programs and participated in a 2-year program to provide care to underserved children.
After graduation, he moved to Phoenix Arizona, where he practiced, perfecting and exploring every aspect of dentistry. Dr. Ayoub uses conscious sedation where he treats children as young as a year old.
Douglas Kerr, D.M.D.
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.
John Septer, D.D.S.
Dr. John Septer grew up in Casper, Wyoming. He attended Creighton University and graduated 1994 with a biology degree, cum laude. In 1998 he received his dental degree from Creighton University. He has been practicing dentistry in Arizona since 1998 and has focused on treating children since 2000. Dr. Septer is licensed to provide oral conscious sedation and uses a combination of various techniques to ensure every child’s dental experience is positive.
John and his family recently moved back to Phoenix area from Yuma. He is married to Evelia Septer and has two boys, Floyd and William. They are expecting a daughter in April. They are excited to be back in the Phoenix area and plan to make Goodyear their home.
John enjoys spending time with his family, either watching his boys play soccer or enjoying going out of town to camp and fish. He also loves music and enjoys playing guitar.
Jay Ayass, D.D.S.
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.