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Dr. Oatis was born and raised in a suburb of Pittsburgh and moved to Phoenix when he was 15 years old. He attended Gerard High School, 4 years of college at Northern Arizona University, and a year of graduate school at University of Arizona. After graduating from Northwestern University Dental School, Dr Oatis opened his practice in 1980.
He has been married to the girl of his dreams for 38 years! His love of drawing and art carried over to his love of the art of dentistry. Dr Oatis continues to broaden his scope of dentistry by taking many continuing educational courses. He has also volunteered at the John C. Lincoln Hospital Children’s Dental Clinic for 20 years.
In his spare time, Dr Oatis enjoys running, exercising daily, reading, and is an avid golfer. Even though he is a SERIOUS Pittsburgh Steelers fan, he also supports the Cardinals, the Diamondbacks and the Suns.
Shannon was born in Louisiana and has lived in Arizona for the past 24 years. Shannon began her career in the dental field in 2001, where she worked as an office manager for a private practice. She enjoyed helping patients and wanted to take a more active role in patient care. She decided a career in Dental Hygiene would be an excellent avenue to take to be an integral aspect of patient care. Shannon attended Rio Salado’s Dental Hygiene Program where she received the Hu Friedy Golden Scaler Award.
Shannon enjoys helping patients achieve a healthy beautiful smile. When she is not at work, Shannon enjoys hiking, reading, and going to the movies.
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