Meet Our Team
First Impression Dentistry has been in practice since 1980 providing excellend dental care to our patients. We still have some of the same patients that started with us when we opened our doors, as well as their children and grandchildren! Our reputation for a gentle manner along with expertise and skill make our patients feel comfortable and at ease.
Dr. Christensen and Dr. Justesen are supported by a highly skilled and energetic team who is committed to providing patients with the most comprehensive and friendly service possible making them feel as if they were a part of the family. Genuine concern is conveyed to each person because we really do care about them and their overall health. We recognize that it is a privilege to serve our patients and their satisfaction is paramount! If we have given you the best possible dental care in the friendliest manner, then we have succeeded!
Dr. Christensen and Dr. Justesen both received “America’s Top Dentists 2018, 2019” awards from The National Consumer Advisory Board earlier this year!
Dr. Patrick D. Christensen
Dr. Patrick D. Christensen D.M.D., M.A.
Dr. Patrick Christensen was born and raised in the small town of Greenleaf, Idaho. He graduated from Brigham Young University – Idaho with a B.S. in Exercise Science and continued his education receiving his M.A. from Midwestern University – Glendale, AZ. All after proudly serving his religious mission in Peru where he learned among other things to speak Spanish fluently. Dr. Christensen graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. While attending Louisville, he participated in dental service trips including Guatemala, Philippines and Eastern Kentucky where he developed a (special) rapport with kids. He prides himself on being able to calm even the most anxious patient – kids and adults alike. Dr. Christensen is married to the former Chelsea Justesen and they are the proud parents of their three children, including a set of twins. Spending time with family is paramount while also enjoying hobbies such as golf, basketball, football, and finding new foods to try.
Dr. Christensen has worked with Dr. (Tyson) Perrero (with Mortensen Family Dental) for the last year and a half and is excited to work with Dr. Brad Justesen.
Dr. Brad D. Justesen
Dr. Brad D. Justesen D.D.S.
Dr. Justesen has lived in Arizona since 1963. Dr. Justesen is a Brigham Young University graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and minor in chemistry. In 1980 he received his DDS degree from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago.
Committed to excellence and knowledge, Dr. Justesen takes well over 120 hours of continuing education each year enabling him to provide his patient's with the most up to date treatment and products available. It is his goal to educate and support his patients in their lifelong oral health needs.
Community involvement has been a significant part of Dr. Justesen's life. He is actively involved with local elementary schools & Women's shelters and other charitable organizations providing care and education as well as with the Boy Scouts of America and mentoring dental students.
Spending time with his family gives Dr. Justesen the most joy. He has been married since 1975 and now have 11 grandchildren! Snow skiing, hiking, traveling and reading are his hobbies.
Founding member of the A.T. Stills Oral Health and Dental School in Arizona
American Dental Association
Arizona State Dental Association
Central Arizona Dental Society
American Association of Implant Dentistry
Registered Dental Hygienist
Janet is originally from Utah where she worked as a licensed practical nurse for the Primary Children's Hospital. Since moving to Arizona in 1988, Janet has become a licensed dental hygienist and started with the Justesen Team in June 2001. Janet loves to spend time with her husband and eight children. Her hobbies are reading, travel, cooking and last but not least her 19 grandchildren.
Hannah has been with the First Impression Team since 2016. She likes to spend time with her husband, huge extended family, and 3 dogs. Hannah and her husband are both Mesa natives, and are excited to be welcoming Twins into their family summer 2018!
Liz has been with team Justesen since April 2003. Her goal is to help make you as comfortable as possible in our office and receive the very best care. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her husband, 7 children and 12 grandchildren!
Mari joined us in May 2005. Patients feel at home in the dental chair because of her gentle manner and kind words. Marisela enjoys spending time with her children and three grandchildren. Her interests include movies, cooking and dancing.
Heather is originally from St. George, Utah and moved to the Valley in 2014 with her family and their dog, Billy. She enjoys quilting crafting, and spending time outdoors. Heather has been a dental assistant for 18 years! Her extensive experience has quickly made her a favorite among our patients.
Annette joined the First Impression Team February 2017. She is from Galveston Island, Texas and has been a dental assistant for over 10 years. Annette loves to cook, bake, and make quilts. Her bright, and happy attitude helps patients feel at ease and has earned her the office nickname of "Ms. Sunshine"!
Felicia is an Arizona native and has been a dental assistant for 14 years. She loves being a dental assistant and being a part of the First Impression Team. When is not caring for patients Felicia is either baking, decorating, or going on adventures with her family.