Dr. Beth Vander Schaaf was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri she attended the University of Iowa and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology before graduating from The University of Iowa College of Dentistry earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Dr. Beth continues a family legacy in the dental profession. Her grandfather practiced General Dentistry for nearly fifty years and was an instructor at St. Louis University; he was instrumental in Dr. Beth’s love for her profession. Her uncle is a dental specialist, an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and her sister is a Dental Hygienist with two bachelor degrees!
Dr. Beth has been a long standing member in both the Academy of General Dentistry and with the American Dental Association for over 20 years; she has been active with the Arizona Dental Association as a delegate, as well as offering many years as the chair of the Dental Health Committee and also serving a three year term as a Director on the Executive panel at the Central Arizona Dental Association. She is proud to be a F.A.C.E. graduate, The Foundation for Advanced Continuing Education. Dr. Beth has also been a volunteer dentist at J.C. Lincoln Hospital’s Children’s Dental Clinic and was honored as a 20 year volunteer just before they placed a staff dentist in this role.
Dr. Beth looks forward to meeting you and helping you look and feel your healthiest best with a great smile!
Dr. Brent Call is a native Arizonian and completed his undergraduate studies at Northern Arizona University. He attended Oregon Health Science University for his dental education and graduated in 2004. Afterwards, he participated in a year-long general practice residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio which focused on oral surgery, surgical dental implant placement, and IV sedation.
Dr. Call now focuses on surgical procedures and IV sedation dentistry. He looks forward to giving each patient comprehensive dental care in a comfortable office environment. Outside of work, Dr. Call enjoys spending time with his family. He also loves to travel, hike, and ski!
Dr. Roy Howard graduated from the University of Washington Dental School and trained extensively with anesthesia residents at the University of Washington Medical School. He continued in general practice residency with the U.S. Public Health Service where he was awarded as "Resident of the Year". During his residency, he focused on oral surgery, endodontics, and periodontology
Dr. Howard served as Chief Dental Officer of a USPHS Clinic in San Pedro, California where he trained students on how to use IV sedation to treat children. He has over 20 years of dentistry experience, especially in endodontics.
Over the past Ten years, Dr. Howard has furthered his training in Endodontics training under Dr. Gary Glassman, a renowned Endodontist from Toronto, Canada and many Endodontic Continuing Education Hands on Courses. He has been practicing Endodontics almost exclusively over the last 8 years.
Outside his work, Dr. Howard loves to bike whether that be outdoors or in a spin class. He is married to his wife, Lynne, and they have 4 children and 11 grandchildren.
To our Valued Patients here at Smile Arizona Dentistry:
Due to the Governor's executive orders that go into effect on Saturday March 21st, 2020:
All hygiene care has been postponed until the week of April 6th. If you have a hygiene appointment we are working to reach you to help you with a new appointment slot. Feel free to call in to us, we will help you as soon as possible. We will return all calls; please understand our hours are shortened and we will return your calls at our first opportunity.
Many of you still need to be seen for care. If you have an appointment with Dr. Beth for non-elective treatment or if you are midcare, please continue to keep this appointment. If you are uncertain about the status of your care, please call us.
We will do our best to pass along updates affecting care, as new information is available.
If you have a new patient appointment, unless you have an urgent issue with discomfort, swelling or the like, we will move your appointment until the week of April 6th.
We will be open for your phone calls and to give recommendations for your care and ALL EMERGENCY CARE as close to business hours as possible throughout April 5th. We hope to be back to our regular schedule starting April 6th. Our emergency line 602-361-2561 is open 24/7. Please reserve this number for truly urgent situations.
Thank you for your continued support and trust.