• Carl J. Metz, D.D.S.

    Dr. Metz is originally from North Platte, Nebraska. He received his B.S. in Human Biology from Chadron State College, and his D.D.S. from the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Dentistry. Dr. Metz is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Arizona Dental Association. Dr. Metz’s goal is to develop Vibrant Dentistry into the best dental practice in Arizona with the best team and the best patients. He plans to employ over 100 individuals in Arizona and open a Health Science Camp encouraging children to enter the dental profession. He enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with family, and Husker football.


    The best dentistry is that which is done right the first time and lasts for a long time. This is Dr. Subramanian's guiding principle, which she strives to achieve everyday. Dr. Subramanian's comprehensive dental care for her patients goes beyond diagnosis and treatment planning. She believes promoting patient education and awareness are equally, if not more, important. It's that work ethic and passion for her profession that define her. She was awarded her dental degree from Boston University's Henry M Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Prior to that, she graduated with a dental degree from Nair Hospital Dental College, in her hometown, Mumbai, India. She is experienced in a wide variety of dental procedures, including, but not limited to, implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening and Invisalign. When she's not working with patients, Dr. Subramanian likes to spend quality time with her husband and two children. She is an accomplished and proficient performer in the art of Bharatanatyam, a traditional Indian classical dance art form. Her hobbies include reading and listening to music.


    Crystal has been a dental hygienist at Vibrant Dentistry since June of 2007. Her primary role is educating patients regarding their periodontal condition and working with them to improve their health. Crystal is passionate about helping our patients keep their mouths as healthy as possible, which in turn improves their overall health. Crystal grew up in Mesa and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Northern Arizona University. She is a member of the American and Arizona Dental Hygiene Associations. She loves the Phoenix Suns, reading, and spending time with her husband Drew, and their first child Graham, who was born March of 2016.


    Whitney grew up in Hastings, Nebraska, and received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Dentistry. She is passionate about learning each patient’s unique goals, and motivating them to improve their health. She enjoys developing relationships with her patients and ensuring their comfort during their appointments. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Her passions include golf and cheering on the Huskers!


    As our Team Leader, Trish oversees the daily operations of our practice as well as the training and development systems for our employees. She is an expert regarding dental insurance and is always available to our patients to answer any questions they may have regarding their coverage or estimated treatment costs. Since starting with Vibrant Dentistry in 2007, her eagerness to learn new things and passion for serving others have helped our practice provide superior dental care to our patients. Trish is a native of Mesa and is married to her high school sweetheart. She loves hiking and her two dogs – Sparky and Asher. Her first child Ayden was born June 2012.


    Elisa has a passion for helping others and strives to go the extra mile for our patients. When you call our office you will likely be greeted by her cheerful voice. She is a native of Mesa and a graduate of Westwood High School and the East Valley Institute of Technology Medical Assistant Program. Her passions include music, movies and hiking.


    Nelly, a native of Chicago, started her career in healthcare as a C.N.A. before becoming a dental assistant in 2007. She enjoys getting to know patients and helping them achieve their dental goals. Nelly is an expert at assisting all dental procedures andher eagerness to learn new things has helped us continue to improve the care we provide. Her passions include spending time with her three children, sports, movies, and traveling.