Dr. Kent J. Spurling - D.M.D.
A native of Mesa, Dr. Spurling graduated as Regent’s Scholar from Mountain View High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree Magna Cum Laude in Biochemistry from Arizona State University. Earning a scholarship to the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, he graduated at the top of the class with his doctorate. Dr. Spurling went on to receive an officer’s commission and trained under leading specialists in the United States Air Force Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program. He served during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom and maintains his commission in the United States Air Force Reserve.
Since entering civilian practice in Arizona, Dr. Spurling has stayed on the cutting edge of rapidly evolving dental research and technology. His commitment to dental excellence for his patients has earned him associate fellowship status from the World Clinical Laser Institute and fellowship status in the Academy of Laser Dentistry and the California Implant Institute. During a mercy mission to the Dominican Republic, Dr. Spurling met his wife, Viviana, who served as an interpreter for the ministry. Today Dr. Spurling and Viviana live in Mesa with two boys, Luke and Christopher. He finds balance in his professional pursuits as a teacher at his church and a dedicated father and husband.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Heather is a native of Illinois who moved to Arizona in March of 2020. Heather is a passionate hygienist who strives to promote healthy oral lifestyles for all her patients while treating them with care and excellence. Heather married her high school sweetheart, and they recently celebrated their ten-year wedding anniversary. Heather's husband was in the U.S. Navy and was stationed primarily in Virginia; that is where she received her college education. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Magna Cum Laude from Old Dominion University in 2015. Heather is a mother to a beautiful daughter and a wonderful boy. In Heather's free time, you will find her spending time with her family, enjoying outdoor activities, or volunteering at the local free dental clinic.
Cynthia Saabedra was born and raised in Phoenix, Az. She has been a dental assistant for three years and is currently in school to earn a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with family and friends, take road trips and explore new places.
Lead Dental Assistant Viviana Spurling, grew up in Santiago, Dominican Republic. She served her church’s ministry in the drama team, teaching children’s Sunday school and working with American missionaries in building, medical and evangelism projects as an English/Spanish interpreter. Viviana immigrated to the United States and pursued studies in interior design and dental assisting. Her passion for helping people has led her to join her husband in providing excellence in dental care for the people of the East Valley. Viviana enjoys time with her sons, Luke and Christopher, and her daughter, Emilia.