Desert Dentistry Review

For over 10 years Desert Dentistry has been providing comprehensive dentistry in Phoenix, Arizona. The clinic recognizes the fact that oral health is key to the overall health of any human being. As a result, the clinic only hires doctors and support staff on stringent guidelines to ensure only the most qualified get to attend to your dental needs.

The Team

Dr. Thomas Mattern M. is the lead dentist and also the owner of the Desert Dentistry clinic. He has been practicing since his graduation from the Creighton University (Dentistry School). This was back in 1991, and he has since then accumulated 27 years of dental experience. Dr. Thomas has been highly acclaimed in the local community following the partnership with ADA to provide free dental care to disadvantaged kids. He is a member of A.D.A. and Academy of General Dentists.

Dr. Ahmed Collins is a New Jersey Dental School graduate and serves as a general dentist at the clinic. Dr. Collins has over 15 years of dentistry experience and has attended countless education courses to farther enrich his professional knowledge.

Dr. Kristen Maryorga is a graduate of Colorado University (School of Medicine) where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She has been practicing for the last fifteen years. She also holds a degree in Physiology from the University of Arizona, Tucson.

Dr. Jerome Triolo is an alumnus of State University Buffalo, New York. He has over thirty years of dentistry experience. At one time he sat on the Board of Education, Lions Club where he served for 13 years.

Dr. Jessica Villalobos is a graduate of Arizona State University where she earned her Bachelor of science degree (Microbiology). She then proceeded to the University of Colorado for her Doctor of Dental Surgery. Upon her graduation, she was inducted to Omicron Kappa Upsilon which is the National Dental Honor Society that honors exceptional students.

Services offered

  • Comprehensive oral exam/ screening
  • Digital X-Rays and 3D CAT scans
  • Sealants
  • Teeth whitening
  • Teeth straightening
  • Composite bonding and fillings
  • Crowns
  • Bridges
  • Veneers
  • Dentures
  • Root canal therapy
  • Gum recession
  • 3D Cone Beam X-Ray
  • Bone shifting
  • Buffered anesthetic
  • Soft tissue laser

Ratings and reviews

The clinic has a 4-star rating with 24 reviews on Yelp. Majority of these reviews are by former patients who gave positive feedback regarding their experience with the clinic.


  • The clinic offers almost every dental service that you could ever need under one roof
  • Offers various applications of the latest technology in dentistry


  • Some patients complained about the prices being a little on the higher end.


6231 S. Central Ave.

Phoenix, AZ 85042

Phone: 602-900-1100