Phil Santucci, DDS, MS

Dr. Santucci is a board certified orthodontist – he’s in the top 25% of the orthodontists who have gone above and beyond what is required to be called an orthodontist, proof of his intense passion to make your smile amazing! You’ll find comfort in his easy going manner and sense of humor. He’ll treat you like a member of his family and your children as if they were his own.

Growing up in Indiana, Dr. Santucci decided in grade school that he wanted to be a dentist, and he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Indiana University. He was president and valedictorian of his class, won the Marshall Award, and received his specialty and Masters Degree in Orthodontics at St. Louis University in 1999.

Out of the office, he enjoys teaching orthodontic residents at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health. He loves the outdoors, hiking, bicycling and staying active with his wife, Angie and their four boys, and two dogs.

 

Angie – Dental Hygienist
Angie has a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and graduated in 1994 from NAU. As a dental hygienist, she interacts with each of our patients to explain their treatments and assist Dr. Santucci throughout the entire treatment process. Prior to becoming a dental hygienist, she worked for over 10 years as a dental assistant. Her passion for dentistry began as a teenager, and she continues to educate and motivate young people to achieve excellent oral hygiene today. Angie is Dr. Santucci’s wife, and is blessed with raising their four boys.

Meredith – Treatment Coordinator & Insurance Specialist
Meredith is our treatment coordinator and insurance specialist. With over 20 years of experience in orthodontics, she can answer your questions with confidence. Seeing beautiful smiles when patients get their braces off is why she loves working in orthodontics. She has three children and loves hiking, traveling, and spin classes.

Elisa – Orthodontic Technician
Elisa has been an orthodontic technician for over 15 years, and enjoys participating in creating beautiful smiles. She is an avid football fan, and loves spending time with her daughter and hiking.

Sarah – Orthodontic Technician
Our newest team member, Sarah, is a trained orthodontic technician. She loves our patients, and has many other interests including playing guitar, hiking and flying small planes!

Natalie – Sterilization Technician
Natalie has been trained in our office for the past five years. She creates patient games and loves decorating the office for the holidays. Her passion is running, and aspires to be an FBI agent.