Dr. Babak Behbahani
Dr. Behbahani grew up in phoenix. He attended Arizona State University where he received his Bachelor in Biology as a cum laude graduate with honors. He then moved to Portland, Oregon for dental school where he received his degree in Doctor of Dental Medicine. During his training, Dr. Behbahani served in rural areas of Oregon providing oral care for under privileged families. Dr. B completed a post graduate implant training through White Cap Institute for implant residency, and has since completed several hours in postgraduate courses in root canal procedure and surgical procedures including extractions and implant dentistry. Dr. B uses advanced equipments including digital imaging and Cerec CAD/CAM technology to deliver great esthetic work while maintaining patient's comfort and satisfaction as his number one priority. Dr. B has advanced clinical experience in general dentistry, restorative dentistry such crown, bridge and removable appliance, including All On 4, implant retained dentures, endodontics and aesthetic dentistry. He maintains excellent rapport with his patients and particularly enjoys helping anxious patients ease their anxiety. When Dr. B is not practicing dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his family, off-roading, and the outdoors.
Dr. Canoza graduated with honors from University of California, Merced with a double major in Human Biology, BS and Psychology, BA. After graduating, she discovered dentistry was the perfect balance of all her passions... science, art, and connecting with her community. She worked as an assistant while applying to dental school and was accepted into the prestigious University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry. She became an active member of the community through leading student organizations, presenting at research conferences, and regularly volunteering in community dental clinics. Dr. C sought to refine her skills and knowledge to best serve her patients and went on to complete additional training at the University of Colorado General Practice Residency. She was mentored by specialists in oral surgery, prosthodontics, endodontics, and emergency dentistry. Dr. C has since taught at NAU and practiced throughout Arizona before finding her dental home with Central Valley Dentistry. When she isn't busy putting a smile on your face, you can find her hiking, creating art, or making friends with your dog.
Melissa is a native of Utah and completed her dental assisting education at Provo College in 2006. She has worked in general practice her entire career. She truly enjoys working in the field of dentistry and finds it rewarding to see how this profession, beyond just repairing teeth, has a positive impact on the entire body by improving overall health, preventing other serious health issues, and increasing self-esteem. Melissa has 3 children who are her motivation in life. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, going to local venues to listen to live music, and is an avid dog lover.
Judy is a native of Arizona who has 34 years of experience in the dental office. She has worked as a dental assistant and in the front office. You never know where you will find her in the office. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and can't imagine doing anything else. Judy has been married to her husband Jim for 32 years. They have 2 daughters and 1 son. Their kids are all married and they have 1 granddaughter and 3 grandsons. She enjoys spending time with family, traveling to see the families that live out of state and shopping. She strives to make sure that our patients have the best experience at our dental office and that they understand their plan of treatment.
Brittney has 15 yrs experience as a dental assistant and graduated from the Bryman School of Phoenix. She has worked with oral surgeons as well as endodontists throughout her career. Brittney's favorite thing in the world is seeing a patients face light up after they see their new smile or when a patient gets excited about their treatment. Brittney is a mother of 3 which keep her super busy outside of work. One of Brittney's passions is reading.