All of our doctors are accredited dentists. Dr. Burg, Dr. Segura and Dr. Thomas are dental specialists, and have completed an advanced post-doctoral program, accredited by the American Dental Association, of at least two academic years in the specialty of pediatric dentistry.
Our dentists are dedicated to creating outstanding smiles for their patients, using the latest technology available.
Our experienced staff is especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our treatment team is a registered assistant, and our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the latest in technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.
Dr. Jeffrey Burg
Dr. Burg graduated from the University of Washington and served his residency at University of Texas at Houston and also served his Pediatric Dentistry residency there. He has been in practice since 2002 and is a member of the UNO Study Club w ith members in Utah, Nevada and Oregon. He belongs to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association and the Utah Dental Association. Dr. Burg is married with four children. He enjoys the Utah Jazz, golf and movies. Member of UPAD and AAPD.
Dr. Stuart Thomas
Dr. Thomas graduated from the U of U earning his undergrad then attended Georgetown University School of Dentistry. He graduated in 1986 from Georgetown and served his residency at Primary Children’s Medical Center and also served his Pediatric Dentistry residency there. Dr. Thomas has over 20 years experience and enjoys working with childr en. Dr. Thomas is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is married with 3 children and adorable 3 year old twin granddaughters. When he is not practicing dentistry he is playing with his grandchildren or on the golf course. Member of UPAD and AAPD.
Dr. Robert Nielson
Dr Nielson graduated from the University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry in 2011. At USC, Dr Nielson was an undergraduate instructor in the dental morphology course, and was frequently on the Dean’s list. Patients at the USC Dental Clinic often asked their dentist to use the nerve signal blocking injection technique that Dr Nielson had employed on them previously. Dr Nielson worked extensively with children through the USC mobile dental clinic program in rural central Calif ornia and enjoys working with young people. He is an active member of the American Dental Association and a former member of the California Dental Association. A Utah native, Dr Nielson enjoys skiing, hockey, waterskiing and off-road unicycling. Member of UPAD and AAPD.
Dr. Stuart Segura
Dr. Segura attended BYU to earn his bachelors degree and went on Loma Linda University for dental school, earning his DDS degree. He continued his education at Loma Linda University earning his Masters Degree in Dentistry while completing his residency in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Segura is active in continuing education in dentistry in order to provide the best treatment possible for his patients. He belongs to the Am erican Academy of Pediatric Dentistry as well as the ADA and UDA. His hobbies include cycling and spending time with his wife and five children. Dr. Segura was recently awarded the status of Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Member of UPAD and AAPD.
Dr. Kurt Christensen
In private practice since 1999, Dr. Christensen is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Dentistry. A Utah native, Dr. Christensen attended Highland High School, and the University of Utah before graduating from BYU. He has remained active in continuing educ ation, with a focus on Conscious Sedation in children. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Utah Dental Association. Married with 4 children, he enjoys traveling with his family, boating, surfing and coaching young people. Member of UPAD and AAPD.
Dr. Darin Knudson
Dr. Knudson graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University and has been a member of the UDA for 4 years. Previous to this, he was a member of ADA for 8 years. Dr. Darin Knudson was born and raised in our lovely state of Utah. H e is passionate about pediatric dentistry because it allows him to act like a kid most days! He’s married with three children and loves anything that deals with sports and outdoor activity. He enjoys running and ran his first marathon in 2010. Member of UPAD and AAPD.
Dr. Don Boren
A member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, Dr. Boren has been in practice since 2001. At Creighton University, he made the Dean’s List and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He is a member of the American D ental Association, Utah Dental Association and the Salt Lake Dental District. Married with four children, he is active in his community and serves as an assistant Scoutmaster in Boy scouts. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his kids. Member of UPAD and AAPD.
Dr. Linford grew up in Salt Lake City. As the youngest of 8 children he learned very quickly that friendliness and kindness go a long way. Dr. Linford graduated from Brigham Young University and The Ohio State Universit y College of Dentistry. Following dental school, Dr. Linford completed a year-long fellowship in Pediatric Dentistry at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Linford and his wife Ellen are the proud parents of 4 young children. Member of UPAD and AAPD.
Following his undergraduate studies at Weber State University, Dr. Sorenson pursued his Dental Degree at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, graduating in 1997.
Dr. Sorenson's goal is to make your child's visit to the dentist a fun experience while providing exceptional dental care. "I make sure that all patients are treated as if they were my own children! I adore my patients, and I love getting to see their happy, smiling faces. I truly love my job and I look forward going to work everyday."
For fun Dr. Sorenson enjoys spending time with his wife and eight children, playing golf and hunting with hi s boys.
Dr. Sorenson is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Utah Dental Association, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists. He is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Member of UPAD and AAPD.
Dr. Kenneth Marz
Dr. Kenneth Marz earned his dental degree from Creighton Dental School in Omaha, Nebraska in 1994 and has limited his general dental practice to orthodontics since 1995. Dr. Marz regularly attends continuing education seminars across the country and offers his patients the latest and most up-to-date orthodontic techniques. He is an Associate with the International Association of Orthodontics and a member of the Full Face Global Discussion Forum. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, fly-fishing and volunteering with Healing Hands for Haiti.
Dr. Ken Handy
Dr. Ken Handy graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University and completed his AEGD residency at Idaho State University. He loves kids and loves to act like a kid while he's around them (just ask his own children). He belongs to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association and the Utah Dental association whi ch allows him to stay current on the latest education and techniques. He'a also a member of the Screen Actors Guild - you won't see him on TV but he might just burst out in song for you. Dr. Handy's goal is to make your child's dental experience memorable and enjoyable.