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.
CRYSTAL, R.D.H.– LEAD HYGIENIST
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.
Tara was born and raised in Gilbert, Arizona. She earned her associate degree in dental hygiene at Mesa Community College and bachelor’s degree at Northern Arizona University. She is continuing her education to become a Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary and is eager to to provide the most up to date and beneficial information about oral health to our patients. Tara is an enthusiastic prevention specialist who loves to build long lasting positive relationships with everyone she meets. She is a member of American Dental Hygiene Association. She is a free spirit; you may run into her during her spare time emBARKing on a new adventure with her dog Zoey.
TRISH – TEAM LEADER
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.