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OUR TEAM

Two pediatric dentists paired with one group of energetic pediatric dental assistants, dental  hygienist, and office coordinators help create positive early dental experiences that lead to a lifetime of oral health.

Learn more about Dr. Hollen and Dr. Anderson 

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A Photograph of Dr Hollen Smiling

Kyla Hollen, DMD, MPH

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Kyla Hollen graduated from Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health. During her time in dental school, she focused her outreach activities towards working with at-risk youth residing in a boot camp in Queen Creek, Arizona.

 

After graduation, Dr. Hollen moved to rural Missouri where she obtained a Master’s in Public Health degree and focused her practicum on preparing expectant teenage mothers to care for the oral health of their babies. Dr. Hollen completed her pediatric dentistry specialty training with NYU-Langone (formerly Lutheran Medical Center) which partnered with Tucson area training sites. She and her husband fell in love with the area and decided to call Tucson home for good.  Dr. Hollen does spend part of her clinical hours working with the pediatric dental residents at Tucson Medical Center to provide hospital-based care in an academic setting.


Dr. Hollen is a board certified pediatric dentist. She is also certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Her areas of focus include: prevention, treatment, and assisting those with special needs. Dr. Hollen believes in using current technology to deliver excellent care and is passionate about the medical management model of dental caries whenever possible. She volunteers with the Arizona Dental Foundation to organize the Tucson Gives Kids A Smile event which provides free dental care to underserved children as well as internationally with Flying Samaritans. Outside of the office, you’ll find her running, hiking, skiing if there is snow around, and spending time with her daughter, Denali, and her rescue dogs, Missle and Taffy.

 

Professional Memberships:

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Diplomate

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Active Member

American Dental Association, Active Member

Arizona Dental Association, Active Member

Southern Arizona Dental Association, Active Member 

 

Academic Appointments:

Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health, Adjunct Faculty

NYU-Langone Post graduate pediatric dental residency program, Adjunct Faculty

Hospital Affiliations:

Tucson Medical Center

Banner Health - University Medical Center

 
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Zachary Anderson, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Zachary Anderson is a Tucson native. He obtained his dental degree from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry. During his time in dental school, he participated in organized dentistry and participated in educational events geared towards a pediatric audience.

After graduation, Dr. Anderson returned to Arizona to serve underserved populations in rural areas of northern Arizona. During this time, Dr. Anderson developed his resolve to pursue pediatric dentistry. He attended the prestigious University of Los Angeles Pediatric Dental Residency program where he received specialized training in treating infants, children, and teens,  including those with special healthcare needs. Dr. Anderson enjoys working with the community and welcomes invitations to participate in professional speaking on pediatric dental topics. 

Dr. Anderson is trained in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). His areas of focus include: Prevention, treatment, keeping kids cavity-free with medical management of caries and using sedation dentistry judiciously, whenever possible. Dr. Anderson enjoys participating in both international and local philanthropic dental events, like Mission of Mercy.  Outside of the office, you'll find Dr. Anderson hiking, biking, and camping.

 

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Active Member

American Dental Association, Active Member

Arizona Dental Association, Active Member

Southern Arizona Dental Association, Active Member