Welcome to CV Dental Care Now at 3 Convienent Locations

Hours Open : Monday to Friday - 7AM to 7PM & Open Saturdays
  Contact : 480-725-1102

Dr. John Bigler

Dr. John Bigler graduated from Arizona State University, and received his Doctoral of Dental Surgery (DDS), from the University of Colorado. He was born and raised in Arizona, and served a two-year church service mission in South Korea before college. He and his wife have six beautiful children and enjoy road trips, spending time outdoors, and just being together as a family. Professionally, he participates in a wide variety of advanced continuing education classes each year to ensure that he stays up-to-date with the latest procedures dentistry has to offer.

Dr. Bret Standage

Dr.  Standage is an Arizona native, born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. Being from Arizona, the decision was easy for him to become a Sun Devil and attend Arizona State University to earn an undergraduate degree in Biology. Furthering his education to become a dentist, he attended Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona for dental school. Dr. Standage has an easy going personality which makes interacting with patients and getting to know them effortless. His sincere desire to provide excellent care and service is what made becoming a Dentist the most appealing. Dr. Standage thrives to make sure that all of his patients understand their needed treatment and ensuring that each patient gets the best possible care.

Dr. Jelena Djurdjic

She attended Marquette University for dental school, where she was elected and served as class representative, participated in various volunteer activities, and graduated magna cum laude. She was also on the Dean’s list and received an award for clinical excellence. Her favorite part of dental school was being able to interact with patients from all walks of life. In particular, a large number of their patient base came from disadvantaged backgrounds, and she found joy in being able to provide them with quality care and increase their self-confidence.

Dr. Eric Westergard

Dr. Eric Westergard obtained a Bachelor’s in Human Biology with minors in Physics and Chemistry from BYU-Idaho. He graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry, and joined the Air Force allowing him to serve our country as a dentist for 5 years. He completed a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Eglin AFB, Florida, enabling him to do many advanced surgical and cosmetic dental procedures.

Dr. Troy Richins

Dr. Richins is a general dentist, but he appreciates all aspects of dentistry including endodontics, extractions, implants, crowns and bridge preparation and cosmetic dentistry. He most enjoys helping patients reach their own personal dental goals, whether that be achieving a perfect smile or simply helping their teeth to function better so they may eat a nice, juicy steak. He loves to see people happy and able to smile again.

Dr. Austin Gibson

Dr. Austin Gibson loves Arizona so much that he has only lived outside of the state for 2 years while serving an LDS mission in Northern Argentina and for the 4 years of dental school. After he was born in Mesa, he grew up in Taylor, Arizona. He graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Human Nutrition. He then went on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Roseman University of Health Sciences. During dental school, he received several awards for excellence in patient care and professionalism.

Tom Bowen – Lead Hygienist

Tom was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. He attended Northern Arizona University for his undergraduate and also for his hygiene degree, for which he graduated with honors. He chose to attend hygiene school at NAU because of the longer, in-depth hygiene program. As part of his schooling, he completed an internship as well as outside rotations, all of which allowed him to gain additional experience working with patients and developing his skills.

Megan Cottrell – Hygienist

Megan was born and raised in the state of Washington before moving to Arizona 20 years ago. After high school, Megan received her undergraduate degree at Shoreline Community College in Washington before completing the Dental Hygiene program at Phoenix College. For Megan, school was challenging, but she was determined to be successful and soon conquered it!

Candice Richins – Hygienist

While in hygiene school, Candice served as the president of the Student American Dental Hygienist’s group, which drew upon her leadership, organizational, and philanthropic skills. She was the recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award, a presidential recognition awarded under the Obama administration to celebrate “the impact made in bettering our communities.” She has also received the Colgate S.T.A.R award for “compassion in patient care, enthusiasm for community service, and dedication to and enjoyment of the profession of dental hygiene.”

Caitlin Jarman – Hygienist

Caitlin Jarman was born in Mesa, Arizona and raised in Gilbert, Arizona. She went to Mesa Community College for her undergraduate degree as well as for hygiene school. One of the main reasons she decided to enter the dental field was because it fit so well with her personality. Others would describe her as an extrovert, and as a result, she loves to get to know people and learn about their lives and hear their fun and interesting stories.

Mary Beth Powers – Hygienist

Mary Beth began working for Canyon Vista Dental Care in 1986. For her, the most fulfilling part of her job, and the reason that she loves dentistry so much, is because of the close relationships she has formed with her patients at the office in the last 30 years. She also loves watching and helping patients reach their dental goals, and then helping them to maintain their beautiful dental work and smiles. She believes that it really is teamwork between her and her patients, and she is proud to have many good “students.”

Sarah Scott Hygienist

Sarah Scott is a native from beautiful, sunny Arizona! She was born in Mesa and grew up in Gilbert. She attended Mesa Community College for her undergraduate degree and continued her education at Rio Salado College to complete her education to become a hygienist! While it was a lot of studying and work, she made life-long friends and she had amazing instructors who helped her graduate with honors! Sarah has always wanted to work here in Arizona, because it is where she is from and she has no plans on moving away!