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Dr. Christopher Young


Dr. Christopher Young graduated from the University of Utah where he studied medical biology.  He went on to study dentistry at New York University.  Dr. Young immediately began serving our community with their dental needs and has been in practice for over 16 years.  He has become highly accomplished in wisdom teeth extraction, invisible braces, dentures, bridges and crowns.  He is on staff in Utah Valley’s hospitals and surgical centers.  Dr. Young works in our Orem office on Monday and Thursday, in our American Fork office on Tuesday and Friday, and in our West Jordan office on Wednesday.


Dr. William Cerny


Dr. William A. Cerny practiced dentistry in Houston, Texas for 25 years.  He has an extensive background in pain management and root canal therapy.  He enjoys treating patients of all ages and endeavors to maintain state of the art techniques.  He received his dental education at the University of Texas in Houston.  Dr. Cerny works in our Orem office Monday through Thursday, except when scheduled for hospital appointments.


Dr. Michael Loeser


Dr. Michael Loeser is a graduate of Brighton High School. He received his B.S. Degree in medical biology from the University of Utah, where he was in Phi Eta Sigma and the Golden Key Honor Society. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He enjoys mountain biking, wakeboarding, and snowboarding.  Dr. Loeser works every Thursday in our American Fork office.


Dr. Paige White


Dr. Paige Allen is a Utah native. She graduated with a bachelor degree from Weber State and then received a DDS degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond Virginia in 2001.
She furthered her dental education by attending a dental hospital residency in Indianapolis after dental school. Dr. White has practiced dentistry in Utah and Oregon. She currently resides in Utah County with her husband and three children. She enjoys running, swimming, biking, and playing sports with her family. Dr. White works in our Orem office on Wednesday and Thursday and every other Saturday in American Fork.


Dr. Ritchie Pelton


Dr. Ritchie Pelton received his undergraduate degree from Utah Valley University and went on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from UNLV. He currently holds memberships in the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Utah Dental Association. Dr. Pelton loves being a dentist because he enjoys giving others the opportunity to have a beautiful, healthy smile. He takes pride in his work, ensuring the best quality dental care is available to each one of his patients. Also, Dr. Pelton currently serves in the Army National Guard providing dental exams to our local solders. Dr. Pelton is a Utah native, loves good sports games, especially the Jazz and spending time with his lovely wife and their 3 wonderful children. Dr. Pelton works in our Riverton office on Monday, Saratoga Springs office on Tuesday and Thursday, and our Orem office on Friday.


Dr. Ian Pung


Dr. Pung is a graduate of the USC School of Dentistry, and has been practicing dentistry for over 22 years and is a member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Pung believes that each and every patient deserves thorough, personalized attention and care. His patients appreciate the time he spends with them to answer all of their questions and concerns. Dr. Pung’s dental expertise, talent and artistic abilities combine to provide his patients with beautiful cosmetic dentistry as well as a full range of dental services. Active in their church and community, Dr. Pung and his family enjoy gourmet cooking, participating in musical activities, and spending quality time together.  He is the father of six children and the grandfather of four. Dr. Pung works in our Riverton office on Thursday and Saratoga Springs on Friday, with occasional Saturdays in Riverton or Saratoga Springs.


Dr. Jared Hemmert


Dr. Hemmert has been practicing dentistry for over 13 years, 8 of which were running his own practice in Spanish Fork. He prides himself in providing excellent care in all areas of general dentistry but really excels in cosmetic dentistry and implants. He makes it a priority to stay up on the latest techniques and materials that dentistry offers. His goal is to achieve optimal oral health for all of his patients with the best outcomes possible. Dr. Hemmert regularly volunteers at the local homeless dental clinic and participates in many state and national volunteer dental programs. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Hemmert enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, skiing, motorcycles, hiking, fishing, boating, church activities and traveling. He works in our American office on Monday, Saratoga Springs on Wednesday, and Riverton on Friday.


Dr. Ryan Workman


Dr. Workman completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Utah and graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in 2001. He has been practicing for 16 years and enjoys helping his patients obtain a confident smile. Dr. Workman does all manner of general dentistry, as well as root canals, crowns, bridges and other cosmetic dentistry. In his spare time, Dr. Workman loves spending time with his family, and enjoys golf, basketball and good music. Dr. Workman works in our Saratoga Springs office on Monday, West Jordan office on Tuesday and Friday and our Riverton office on Wednesday.


Dr. Kwang (Michael) Park


Dr. Kwang (Michael) Park was raised in Orlando, Florida, began college in Florida, and completed his degree at Westminster College in Salt Lake City. Dr. Park worked as a chemist for four years, then his interest in further education lead him to dental school at New York University, where he graduated in 2004. Following dental school, he became involved in root canal work and has become very proficient in that focus. Dr. Park finds a great deal of enjoyment in the congenial atmosphere of Young Family Dental, and has been with the practice for several years. He likes working with both adult and juvenile patients. When not practicing dentistry, he enjoys a fulfilling family life, and can often be found fly fishing. Dr. Park alternates between our Riverton and Saratoga Springs offices on Saturdays.

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