Meet Our Team
First Impression Dentistry has been in practice since 1980 providing excellent 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 is 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 has received “America’s Top Dentists” awards from The National Consumer Advisory every year since 2018! He is also accredited by the Better Business Bureau.
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 five 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.
Liz has been with First Impression since 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 13 grandchildren!
Mari joined First Impression Dentistry in 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 grandchildren. Her interests include movies, cooking and dancing.
Heather is originally from St. George, Utah and moved with her family in 2014. She enjoys quilting crafting, and spending time outdoors. Heather has been an assistant since 2000! 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 since 1988! 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"!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Yvonne is an Arizona Native and graduated in 1998 from NAU with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Degree. Yvonne likes to Scuba dive, decorate cakes, and do various crafts. Her favorite thing to do in her spare time is spend it with her daughter & husband. Yvonne has been with FID since 2018 and our patients love her calm demeanor and happy attitude!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Lacey moved to AZ from North Dakota after she graduated High School. She started in the dental field in 1998 and became a Registered Hygienist in 2007. Lacey is married to her High School sweetheart and has 2 wonderful kids. She enjoys watching her son play hockey and swimming with her daughter. Lacey loves helping others, and always has a SMILE!
Henri joined our practice in 2021 and patients love her gentle touch, kind expressions and professional manner. Having been an assistant since 1990, she brings a lot of experience to the team! Henri loves spending time with her daughter and teaching children at her church.