Meet the Doctors

Stephen Montoya, DDS

“Dr. Steve,” as he is known by his patients, graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2006. Prior to attending dental School, he attended Portland State University. Dr. Steve completed a Pediatric Dental Residency at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Rhode Island. In 2009, Dr Steve became a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. Dr. Steve has been married for 14 years and has 3 children. When he is not working, Dr. Steve can be found spending time with his family, swimming, fishing, golfing or playing sand volleyball. He enjoys volunteering in the community where he visits school and head start classes in the area to teach children proper oral habits.


Gavin Christensen, DMD

“Dr. Gavin” graduated in the inaugural class of the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health, after receiving his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He subsequently earned a Certificate in Public Health from the University of North Carolina and completed the two-year specialty degree program in pediatric dentistry at the Stony Brook University Medical Center in Stony Brook, New York. Dr. Gavin is certified as a specialist by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Gavin is also board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Gavin and his wife Jamie have been married for 12 years and have four wonderful children (Braden, Abby, Ellie and Lucy). They are originally from Utah but they are happy to call the East Valley home!


Randall D. Adams, DMD, MSD

Dr Randall Adams

Dr Adams began the private practice of orthodontics in 1987.  Recently he sold his Mesa practice and joined our team. After graduation from Coronado High School in Scottsdale, Dr. Adams interrupted his college education to serve a two year church mission in Germany.

Upon returning from Europe, he completed his Bachelor in Science degree at Brigham Young University. Dr Adams went on to graduate with the highest honors at Oregon Health Sciences University and was awarded his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. For the next four years, Dr. Adams served on active duty as a Naval Dental Officer, repaying a scholarship before returning to the Northwest for graduate school.  Dr. Adams completed his orthodontic residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, and was awarded the Master of Science in Dentistry degree.

Dr. Adams is a member of the American Dental AssociationAmerican Association of Orthodontists as well as the Arizona Orthodontic Study Group, where he has served for the past 15 years on the board of directors, and as treasurer and president.

Dr Adams resides in Mesa with his wife Shelly.  They have five children, and seven grandchildren.  Dr Adams is very involved in community and civic service. He remained active as a Naval Reservist for 26 years and after fulfilling his last assignment as a Commanding Officer, he retired from the Navy in 2003.  Dr. Adams is a fitness enthusiast favoring running and weight training to stay in shape.  He loves all things outdoors, especially hiking and snow skiing.  And of course he loves the water. Boating, wakeboarding, surfing, swimming and scuba diving are his favorite summer activities.


Jason Brady, D.D.S.

dr jason brady at sun valley pediatricJason Brady, DMD (Dentist Anesthesiologist) started his career as a civil engineer designing subdivisions and site plans for commercial buildings. He completed his undergraduate dental degree at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2010. During dental school he created and implemented an electronic materials request form, quality assurance program and database, and programs to track correspondence between clinical disciplines. He has recently completed a 26-month hospital and private practice based residency in Anesthesia at the University of California Los Angeles in 2012. He has developed an electronic pre-anesthesia evaluation, super bill, consent and health insurance claim form that are being utilized at the University of California Los Angeles. He is a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and a diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He practices dental anesthesia in Arizona and southern California.


Charlie Brown, D.D.S.

dentist charlie brownDr. Charlie Brown III was born and raised in Mesa and is happy to be seeing families close to home. After completing his bachelors degree in Biology at ASU he attended ATSU in Mesa for dental school. He then sought further education for two years in Tucson, AZ with NYU-Lutheran Medical Center for specialty training in pediatric dentistry. He is currently board eligible and is preparing to become a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. Dr. Brown is happily married to his wife Stephanie who grew up in Tempe. Together they have four children and love outdoor activities (when it’s not 115°), hanging out with cousins, and just about every sport there is.

Dr. Charlie is also a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Arizona Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.