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Dr. Brigham D. Baker, DDS


Dr. Brigham Baker's goal at Impressions Dental is to provide the highest quality dental care available, while also providing the most comfortable experience possible for every patient. His mission is to keep you smiling with joy and confidence for a lifetime!

Dr. Baker graduated from University of Colorado Boulder and studied dentistry at University of the Pacific. He understands the value of continuing education and is a certified Invisalign provider, Short Term Orthodontic provider, BOTOX provider as well as a provider of E4D same-day crowns, which offers the ultimate convenience and optimal quality of crown restorations.

Dr. Baker is a member of the American Dental Association, Arizona Dental Association, National Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Home Town:

Simi Valley, CA

Family: Dr. Baker is a proud husband of 15 years and father of 5 beautiful children, Bradley, Haley, Emma, Eli and Luke. He and his family reside in Queen Creek.
Hobbies: Dr. Baker is a local Boy Scout troop leader and an Eagle Scout himself. His hobbies include sky fishing and following USC College Football. He is their #1 fan!!

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Dr. Tye A. Thompson, DDS

Sonja - Office ManagerDr. Tye Thompson prides himself in providing exceptional expanded dental care to the community and is committed to serving patients with the highest level of integrity and skill. Dr. Thompson underwent his undergraduate studies at Arizona State University. He went on to receive his Doctor of dental surgery degree at the prestigious University of the Pacific - Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry (Pacific) in San Francisco California. Dr. Thompson has completed his dental implant training at Loma Linda University Dental School in California as well as completed his IV Sedation Training at Oregon Health Science University. Dr. Thompson is a current member of The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) and has obtained the title Associate Fellow through the AAID. Dr. Thompson has over 700 hours in continuing education exclusively in implant dentistry.

Family: Dr. Thompson is a caring husband and father of three wonderful children. He is an Arizona native and he and his family currently reside in Gilbert.
Click here to read more about Dr. Thompson earning Associate Fellowship in National Academy



Amy - Business Administrator

Sonja - Office ManagerWith over 16 years of dental experience, Amy feels that her role is to help patients understand that dentistry is a vital part of their overall health and that their dental health can greatly impact their medical health. She has implemented an array of wonderful programs to help better serve our patients. She is experienced in virtually every facet of dentistry, thus enabling her to fully educate and respond to all patient’s needs. She is proud to be at Impressions Dental where she says she “has never seen an office more committed to every patient by bringing back all the fundamentals of superior service”!

Hometown:


Northern California

Family: Husband John, three adorable daughters, Madelynn, Giovanna and Rhiannon, and our dog, Tinker
Hobbies: Treasuring every moment with her family, board games, swimming and decorating.

Madison - Patient Care Billing Representative

Sonja - Office ManagerMadison has been in the dental field since 2006. She has been a part of making the front office as patient oriented as possible. She believes that customer service is the number one priority in creating happy and health patients. She is a great part of our team because of her growing knowledge of insurance and claim processing. Madison loves to brighten people’s day!

Hometown:

Chandler, Arizona

Family:
Husband Mark, daughter Maci and her 2 dogs.
Hobbies: Reading a good book, traveling, and enjoying friends.

Trista - Treatment Coordinator

Sonja - Office ManagerTrista has been in the dental field since 2007 and has gained valuable knowledge that assists her in giving excellent care. She is a valuable member of our team because we can count on her to go above and beyond for each and every patient. Trista has a friendly, caring personality and she prides herself on making sure every task and patient is taken care of.

Hometown:

Marshfield, WI

Family:
2 older brothers (Travis and Troy) and a twin sister (Trisha).
Hobbies: Arts and crafts, hiking/running and spending time with friends and family.

Trisha - Treatment Coordinator

Sonja - Office ManagerTrisha has been in the dental field since 2009. She believes that patient comfort and atmosphere are an important part of patient dental visits; she strives to make our patients happy and comfortable. Trisha brings a positive attitude to work every day and goes above and beyond to make our patients feel the comfort of being able to rely on her. Trisha is well rounded in many areas of the practice and is always willing to help where ever needed.

Hometown:

Marshfield, WI

Family:
2 older brothers (Travis and Troy), and a twin sister (Trista)
Hobbies: Hiking/running, spending quality time with family and friends


Tiffanie - Patient Care Specialist


Sonja - Office ManagerTiffanie began Dental Assisting in 2003 and has been a part of Dr. Baker’s team since 2005. She has experience in all positions in the Dental Office which makes her a great asset to our team, we call her the “jack of all Dental trades”. She brings professionalism and happiness to Impressions Dental and can answer any questions you may have.

Hometown:

Sierra Vista, Arizona

Family: Son, Brodie.
Hobbies: Likes to spend quality time with family and friends.


Gretchen - Patient Care Coordinator


Sonja - Office ManagerGretchen has been a part of the dental field since 2011 and has not looked back since. She is committed to being a team player, putting the patient's needs first and working with integrity. Gretchen is an asset to our team as she is consistently striving to improve and learn. She values professionalism, respect and looking at the bigger picture from the patients point of view.

Hometown:

Hibbing, Minnesota

Family: Husband Brad and dog Chloe
Hobbies: Figure skating, yoga, running and hosting visitors from back home.

 


Betsie - Dental Hygienist

Sonja - Office ManagerBetsie attended Ferris State University and graduated in 1999 with degrees in Business and Dental Hygiene. She has a cheerful and warm personality that not only makes her an asset to our team but also helps our patients feel comfortable as she educates them on their oral hygiene.

Hometown:

Manistee Michigan

Family: Husband Ron, 2 Sons' JT and Gio, and her three dogs Abracadabra, Hocus Pocus, Allakhazam.
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, shopping, traveling, spending time with her family and decorating her home.

Michelle - Dental Hygienist

Sonja - Office ManagerMichelle went to School in St. Louis, MO, where she married her husband Dave. They moved back to Arizona in July 2006. She prides herself on her professional strengths and a gentle clinical approach as well as her deep care for all patients.

Hometown:

Mesa, Arizona

Family: Husband Dave, 2 Son’s Jack and Kyle, a giant black lab named Hucklebury and Archie our pug.
Hobbies: Cooking, Sewing, Hiking and Cake Decorating.

Katerina - Dental Hygienist

Sonja - Office ManagerKaterina has been in the dental field since 1999. Her parents raised her in the restaurant business (as most Greek families do!) and when she was old enough to chase her aspirations of getting involved in dentistry and out of the business, she did! She dental assisted up until she decided to further her education and went off to school to become a dental hygienist in 2009. She received all of her education in Tucson, Arizona where she also currently resides -- but she makes the long trek to be a part of our team all the way in Chandler! She loves dentistry and loves making patients love to come to the dentist! She prides herself in converting the dental phobic to a patient who has absolutely no fear and total comfort in the dental chair.

Hometown:

Corinth, Greece

Family: Husband, Chris and 2 dogs, Mr. Dinos & Harley.
Hobbies: Running for leisure and competitively (runs a race almost every weekend!), reading, boating, ski sports, traveling, sushi dates and doing anything with her dogs, husband and closest friends.

Annette - Dental Hygienist

Sonja - Office ManagerAnnette worked as a dental hygienist for over 10 years in the Chicago suburbs before moving to Arizona with her husband in 2006. She believes that quality patient care includes treating each patient as an individual based on their needs and concerns. She makes each patient feel at ease with their dental care and educated them on how to improve and continue their oral health.

Hometown:

Arlington Heights, Illinois

Family: Husband, Ron and son, Lucas and dog, Misha.
Hobbies: Spending time with family & friends, going for walks with her son & dog, baking.

Ashlee - Dental Hygienist

Sonja - Office ManagerAshlee has been in the dental field since 2008 where she started here at Impressions Dental as an office assistant and sterile tech. She decided to further her education by attending Carrington College, where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene. She will quickly tell you her goal is make all of her patients have good oral hygiene and she prides herself on having a gentle touch and making sure her patients are cared for and feel comfortable and relaxed during treatment with her! She is thorough and gentle and takes great pride in her work. Ashlee exemplifies all that Impressions Dental believes in by showing compassion and kindness to all of her patients!

Hometown:

Newport Beach, CA

Family: Husband, Jesse and 2 big labs, Max & Trooper that have goofy personalities.
Hobbies: Outdoor activities, boating, fishing, decorating my home, being out in the sun and spending time with my husband and family.

Tara- Dental hygienist

Sonja - Office ManagerTara started in the dental field as an assistant for an endodontist. She has been a hygienist since 2011. Her goal is to make each patient feel confident about their smile and to feel comfortable in the dental chair. She takes pride in being gentle, yet thorough. Patient care and relationships are her favorite part of being a dental hygienist!

Hometown:

Phoenix, AZ

Family: Sons- Michael and Jadiem, Daughter- Kaliyah, and Dog- Riley
Hobbies: Spending quality time with her children, working out, hiking and running

Brittany - Dental Assistant

Sonja - Office ManagerBrittany began dental assisting in 2004. Each day brings a new challenge and joy that keeps her thriving to make every patient comfortable at Impressions dental. She brings a BIG smile, a contagious positive attitude and a true desire to get to know each and every Impressions patient! She is one of those gals that can make you laugh, feel at ease or just plain make you feel at home while here in our office. She takes pride in being able to call you her friend and truly cares about you and your family.

Hometown:

Las Vegas, Nevada

Family: Husband Dave, daughter Milani, son Brock and 3 adoring dogs, Snoop, Mooie & Jerky.
Hobbies: Watching sports (especially football), planning extravagant vacations, dinner & movie dates with her husband and treasuring every second they spend together with their daughter.

Katie - Dental Assistant

Sonja - Office ManagerKatie has been in the dental field since 2006. She enjoys getting to know patients while making them feel at home and comfortable in our office. She loves seeing patient's achieve a smile that they're proud to have. Katie is currently attending college and hope to complete a degree in criminal justice.

Hometown:

Phoenix, Arizona

Family: Two wonderful parents, three older brothers, 5 nieces and nephews and a clever Australian Cattle Do.
Hobbies: Huge soccer fan! Enjoys camping and taking long walks. Nothing beats spending time with my awesome family! spending quality time with family and close friends.

Marci - Dental Assistant

Sonja - Office ManagerMarci is warm and enthusiastic with a professional and gentle approach to dental assisting! Marci brings several years of experience to Impressions Dental team and absolutely loves it. She enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level and gets excited to see how her patient react when we they complete their smile.

Hometown:

Placentia, CA

Family: Husband Jason, three wonderful kids Jake, Josh & Madison.
Hobbies: Watching movies, Listening to music, Reading, Spending time with family & friends, and date night with her husband.

April - Dental Assistant

Sonja - Office ManagerApril has been in the dental field since 2005. She has a strong passion for dentistry. She has been a dental assistant here at Impressions Dental since 2012. She prides herself in her professional and caring approach to help her patients achieve a healthy and beautiful smile! She is currently in school studying to be a dental hygienist at Mesa Community College and will be graduating in May 2014!

Hometown:

Gilbert, Arizona

Family: Boyfriend Aaron, Mom & Dad, 2 younger sisters and 1 younger brother
Hobbies: Spending time with her boyfriend, family and friends, watching movies, & traveling.

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Impressions Dental is a local Arizona family and cosmetic dentistry practice serving the communities of Chandler, Gilbert, Phoenix and Sun Lakes AZ. Our dentists and dental office assistants are friendly, knowledgeable, gentle and of course experienced. Dr. Brigham D. Baker, DDS and Dr. Tye Thompson, DDS are the foundation for the quality dental care that our patients receive today. Dentist clinic services include checkups, cleanings, digital x-rays, Zoom teeth whitening, root canals, crowns, bridges, dentures, Invisalign, resin-based restorations, periodontal therapy, orthodontics, extractions and more.