Mesa, AZ Dentist
Sossaman Dental Health and Implant Center
Dr. Justin Kirch
Dr. Justin Kirch was born and raised in Dubuque Iowa, which is located on the Mississippi River. His love, passion, and desire for dentistry came from a close family friend who was also his childhood dentist. He admired him for his quality of care and compassion for people. Justin Kirch later graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Not to long after graduation he followed his next passion, which was to move out of the cold and settle in to his new home state of Arizona.
Dr. Justin Kirch exceled in academics and participated in two years of clinical work with rotations in all ADA recognized specialty programs and an options program focusing on special needs and geriatric patients. He also graduated with a Distinction Track in Dental Public Health and worked extensively in the Davenport Community Health Center. He conducted research and is a published author in Public Health and Microbiology. He has been honored with the Dean’s Leadership Award and is also a member of the Arizona Dental Association.
When Dr. Kirch is not practicing dentistry you can find him enjoying one of his many hobbies such as golfing, swimming, hiking, or even just spending time with friends and family. He enjoys driving and modifying his car and taking in all of Arizona’s beautiful sites and scenery. He also has a passion for traveling to new places and locations to take in other cultures, past times, and foods.
DeAnna Buckley — Office Manager
DeAnna Buckley is our office manager. She takes such pride in her job and care for her patients. She has been in dentistry for over 15 years. Her passion for people is undeniable and her attention to detail makes her a great asset to our team. When asked why she chose dentistry her reply was, “I love dentistry because of the life long connections I make and the memories we make happen. The pain we can take away, the smiles that appear and the people we get to know”. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to new places, hiking, and playing in the sun.
Troy McDonald – Hygienist
Troy McDonald is our expert hygienist. He has been in dentistry for 3 years after graduating from Rio Salado Dental Hygiene College in 2015. He values all of the strong relationships he builds with each and every patient he sees. When asked what he loves about dentistry and his passion, his response was, “I enjoy providing excellent care to help people improve their smiles, oral health, and overall well-being. Dentistry is not only a great career but a way I can take care of others”. When he is not providing superb hygiene care he is spending his time giving back at volunteering events such as, Give Kids a Smile, Compassion Queen Creek, and Feed My Starving Children. He loves spending his free time with his family hiking, camping, biking, and playing his guitar. Troy makes the entire staff laugh every day and is such a joy to be around.
Itzy – Dental Assistant
This is Itzmalzin (Itzy). She graduated from East Valley Institute of Technology with a certificate in Dental Assisting. She has always had a hunger to learn and continue to grow in Dentistry. When asked why she chose dentistry she replied, “I love seeing people smile. I love the happiness they feel when they see the smile they have envisioned for themselves for the first time. I think to myself, wow, I get to be a part of that”.
In her spare time she loves spending time with her family and friends. She has a little sister, two nephews and a niece that take most of her time. Itzy has one of the biggest hearts and has such a sweet compassion for all her patients. She is so special and we are extremely happy she is such an important part of the Sossaman Dental Team Family.