About Your Dentist

Vanessa Dawson, DDS

"Teeth are always in style." – Dr. Seuss

My Mission

"My mission is to consistently provide quality oral health care for the community I serve. I strive to be a genuine, caring, compassionate dentist you can trust with your smile."

Education

Emory University, Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Behavior Biology – Atlanta, GA

Barry University, Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences – Miami Shores, FL

Indiana University School of Dentistry, Doctorate of Dental Surgery – Indianapolis, IN

Professional Memberships

Dr. Dawson is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, National Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Dawson has successfully completed her Invisalign align technology certification.

Life & Hobbies

When she isn't practicing dentistry, Dr. Dawson enjoys traveling, playing tennis, reading psychological thrillers, exploring the city with her husband, and spending quality time with her friends and family.

Neda Ghofranian, DMD

"Dentistry is one of the most versatile professions in the medical field. It combines art and medicine in the most unique way to make a difference in someone's health and self-esteem. Being a critical part of improving someone's smile is the most rewarding experience."

My Mission

"I hope to be a leader in my community who recognizes the incredible privilege of serving and providing patients with the best possible dental care. I believe patient education is the key to helping patients feel ready to make the change to improve their smile and oral health."

Education

University of California, Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences – Irvine, CA

Midwestern University, Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences – Glendale, AZ

Midwestern University, Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Glendale, AZ

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Ghofranian is currently an active member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Arizona Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Heart Association. She has successfully completed continuing education courses in Invisalign clear aligners.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Ghofranian is always up for an adventure, whether it be traveling to unfamiliar places or trying new foods. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, painting, attempting new recipes, getting involved in the community, and learning new and innovative techniques in dentistry.