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.
Todd Butler, D.D.S.
Dr. Todd Butler completed dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. Prior to this, he received his undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University, and has gone on to complete a residency program in pediatric dentistry– also at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He is recognized as a specialist in pediatrics by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Butler lives in Queen Creek with his wife, Michele, and their five children. After many years in Texas, the Butlers are glad to be in Arizona closer to family. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, camping outdoors, or working with his hands on carpentry or other projects.
Charlie Brown, DMD
Dr. 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.
Arman Parsa, DMD
Dr. Arman Parsa was born in New York, but was raised in Scottsdale, Arizona since a young age. After completing his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences at ASU he attended Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health in Mesa, where he completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree . He then furthered his education for two additional years at University of Southern California for his specialty training in pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Parsa met his wife Sonya, who is also a Pediatric Dentist in Arizona, in dental school. They enjoy spending time outdoors, going to the gym, and love to keep up with the latest Netflix shows. They have a small Yorkshire Terrior named Dre.
Dr. Parsa is also a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Arizona Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Spencer Mecham
Dr. Mecham was born and raised here in the Valley. After graduating from Brigham Young University, Dr. Mecham attended the University of Nevada – Las Vegas where he graduated with honors and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon national dental honor society. Dr. Mecham then went on to complete advanced residency training in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the University of Colorado.
Besides staying up to date with the latest innovations and technology in orthodontics, Dr. Mecham loves spending time with his wife and three wonderful children.
Dr. Mecham is a Board-certified orthodontist from the American Board of Orthodontics and an active member of the American Association of Orthodontics.
Randall D. Adams, DMD, MSD
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 Association, American 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.
Jason 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.
Reuben Turner, DDS
Dr. Turner is a board-certified dental anesthesiologist and specializes in the treatment of pediatric patients. His advanced anesthesia training focused on providing hospital and office-based anesthesia for children. Dr. Turner attended Creighton University for dental school and completed his post-doctorate specialty training in anesthesia at the University of California at Los Angeles and MLK/Drew Medical Center. He holds certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
Dr. Turner provides our patients with the treatment option of general anesthesia, which allows patients to sleep throughout their appointment and provides the patient with a wonderful dental experience while allowing Dr. Gavin or Dr. Steve to provide better quality of care.
Dr. Benjamin Chiou, DMD, MSD
Dr. Benjamin Chiou graduation from the University of Arizona with a B.S. of Molecular and Cellular Biology. He then went on to receive his DMD and MSD from the University of the Pacific.
Dr. Chiou chose to study orthodontics because he loves to see the difference that a beautiful smile can have on a patient’s life. Dr. Chiou loves spending time with patients and seeing them gain confidence as they progress through treatment. He is looking forward to treating each patient with the best quality orthodontic care.
Dr. Chiou is currently engaged to his fiancée, Jenny. They plan to get married in March 2022. Together they have two dogs, Kygo and Kali, who are both Pomeranian-husky mixes. Outside of the office, Dr. Chiou is an avid fan of all Arizona sports teams: Cardinals, Suns, D-Backs. He also enjoys checking out new restaurants around the valley and reading.
Dr. Kyle Franklin, DDS
Dr. Kyle Franklin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arkansas. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Dr. Franklin knew all his life that he wanted to do something healthcare related. For the longest time he wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon. After talking with a few of them, every single one of them told him he should check out dentistry. So, he did and hasn’t looked back since! Dr. Franklin’s favorite things about dentistry is the patient interaction. He loves getting to know people and hearing their stories. Dentistry also allows him a chance to take care of people and ensure they are getting the best possible treatment.
Dr. Franklin hopes to serve as a positive influence and role model for the children of Mesa, AZ while making sure they get the best dental care possible. Both Dr. Franklin and his wife have heard nothing but good things about AZ and are excited to explore everything it has to offer. They both love the great outdoors and he is looking forward to the abundance of golf courses! Dr. Franklin’s wife works for General Mills and is excited to transfer to their Scottsdale office. Outside of the office, Dr. Franklin enjoying golf, crossfit, skiing, hiking, biking, swimming, etc. He is a fan on the Dallas Cowboys and Arkansas Razorbacks.