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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”.


Danielle joined our practice summer of 2017 and has excelled in the role of lead Periodontal Hygienist.  Danielle grew up in the Midwest.  She graduated from Indiana University with a Dental Hygiene degree in 2007. She moved to Phoenix with her husband and son in 2014. In her spare time, Danielle enjoys hiking, swimming, playing soccer and being with family.


Carsen is Dr. Indech’s lead surgical assistant. Carsen was born in Illinois, but has spent most of her life in Arizona. She joined the practice in the fall of 2015. In addition to working full time at with the practice, she continues to take classes at Grand Canyon University and hopes to complete her Bachelor’s degree in a few years. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her two dogs, taking trips to Sedona and spending time with her friends. Carsen feels very blessed to be a part of the Desert Ridge Periodontics family and enjoys providing superior dental care to the patients.