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Dan Indech, DDS

Dr. Indech graduated from Dental School at the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1988. He then completed a one year hospital based General Practice Residency and received an advanced certificate in hospital dentistry. This program focused on treatment in the areas of geriatric care, management of medically compromised and handicapped patients, organ transplantation, trauma management, oncology, infectious diseases, oral and maxillofacial surgery, anaesthesia and emergency dentistry.

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Our Team


Heather joined the front office staff in 2006 after four years in a front office position in a general dentistry practice. She has been the Patient Care Coordinator since she joined the practice. Over the years, she has developed expertise in managing the billing of dental insurance and advocating for the patient’s benefits, authorizations, claims and appeals. Heather is the go to person for scheduling appointments and does her best to keep the doctor, hygienist and clinical staff on time. She was born in Utah but moved to Arizona when she was young. She has 4 children and spends all of her free time with family and friends. In her own words, “I am blessed to be a part of his team”.


Kelly joined the back office staff as the Surgical Assistant for Dr. Indech in the fall of 2012. Kelly was born and raised in Chicago, becoming a dental assistant on a whim in 2002. After working in general dentistry practices for seven years, she upgraded her training by attending the University of Chicago to become a certified Oral Surgery Assistant. Shortly after finishing, she turned in her snow shovel for a pair of sunglasses when she moved to Phoenix, Arizona. Kelly feels very blessed to be a member of the Desert Ridge Periodontics team working in an enjoyable atmosphere that provides superior dental care while maintaining the highest standards. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, listening to live music and spending time outdoors in the sunshine. 


Chelsea joined the back office staff in 2013 as a Dental Assistant after a short internship in the practice. She graduated in 2013 from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in biology and is aspiring to gain admission to Dental School to become a Dentist. Chelsea is very honored to be a part of the Periodontal Professionals family and looks forward to expanding her dental knowledge and growing professionally in order to provide the highest level of patient care when she becomes a practicing dentist. In her spare time she enjoys painting, playing guitar and spending time with her family.  


Kimberly joined our practice early in 2014 and feels fortunate to have found our practice and become the lead Periodontal Hygienist. She was born in Pennsylvania and spent most of her time in the Mid-Atlantic region (WV, MD, VA, DC, PA). After many vacations to Scottsdale, she fell in love with the area and permanently relocated in 2012. She received her Bachelor of Sciences degree in Dental Hygiene from West Virginia University in 1996. She has a beautiful yellow lab named Riley who has adjusted well to the desert climate. She enjoys outdoor activities year round including hiking, cycling, running, swimming and camping.