Our vision is simple. Put the patient first and everything else will align. When our founder, Dr. Chris Neibauer, came back from his mission in Africa he had one takeaway — Put the patient first. Everything we do at Abundant Dental Care is born out of this idea, from our hours of operation to our tireless commitment to be the best dental professionals in the world. Its world-class dental care in Utah designed to fit your lifestyle.
Your Abundant Dental Care Team
Dr. Chandler Townsend, DDS
Dr. Townsend was homegrown in Utah in the East Millcreek and Holladay area. After completing a 2-year mission in Brazil, he attended the University of Utah where he met Katie, whom he wed in 2010. He attended Creighton University Dental School in Nebraska where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. During dental school, Dr. Townsend received awards for his knowledge and skill set in both endodontics and implantology.
While he and his family enjoyed their time in the plains of Nebraska, they were eager to return to their home in the mountains of Utah. It was here that Dr. Townsend served veterans at the George Wahlen VA in Salt Lake City. Here he worked alongside specialists and mentors while completing a General Practice Residency (GPR), training in advanced endodontics, prosthodontics, implant placement and IV sedation. He gained a great appreciation for those who have served and fought for America's freedom.
Currently a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of LDS Dentists, Academy of General Dentists and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Dr. Townsend is committed to lifelong learning and is constantly seeking to improve so he may better serve his patients.
Dr. Townsend and Katie now have two sons, Carter and Cooper. As a family they love doing things little boys love like riding bikes, reading books (especially on dinosaurs) and watching Carter's favorite movie, Finding Nemo, over and over again. Dr. Townsend and Katie also enjoy watching college football, attempting new culinary recipes and playing one of the games in their extensive board game collection.
Dr. Chandler Townsend is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Dr. Josh Hardin, DMD
Dr. Hardin was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. His younger years were spent living at the base of Mt. Hood, Oregon, taking full advantage of all the outdoors had to offer. He is passionate about sharing his love of nature and of teaching people. Dr. Hardin attended Portland State University to earn his Bachelor's Degree. He made sure to take classes to prepare him for the detailed art of Dentistry which included Advanced Jewelry Design. He had the opportunity to tie in education, teaching, and his desire to serve by becoming a counselor at Camp Kiwana's, an outdoor school for children and adults with special needs.
Dentistry is the career he has focused on from a very young age. He has obtained many years of wisdom passed down from his Father and Grandfather who are both in the Dental field. Hard work, fueled by passion allowed him to be one of the youngest in his Dental School Class at Oregon Health Sciences School of Dentistry, where he graduated near the top of his Class with Honors in 2016. He is engaged in extensive continuing educational programs, and is a member of The American Dental Association and The Academy of General Dentists.
He is happily married to his high school sweetheart, Sydney and their home is blessed with Emmett (5) and Rory (2), along with another baby due this year. At home, he enjoys playing outdoors with his family, gaming with Emmett, and teaching Rory new tricks on the trampoline. Both his sons are already very curious about Dentistry, and love "working"Ã‚Â on Dad's teeth whenever they get the chance. His commitment to serving his patients is a top priority, which is why he gives each patient his personal cell phone number in order to contact him in the case of an emergency. He looks forward to the opportunity to serve you!
Dr. Jennifer Crespo Gonzalez, DDS
Dr. Gonzalez has been practicing dentistry since 2005. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico and spent part of her life in the Dominican Republic. Following a 2 year residency she spent several years in Carlsbad, California as well as Akron and Cleveland, Ohio, providing exceptional general dental services. She is ecstatic to be back in Utah and to be part of the Abundant Dental Care team. Being fluent in English and Spanish has allowed her to help hundreds receive legendary dental care. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her daughter Mila, traveling, hiking, trail running and has completed two marathons, a 50k, and 20 half marathons.
Dr. Jennifer Crespo Gonzalez is fluent in English and Spanish.
DR. CASEY CLIFFORD, DDS
Dr. Clifford has been practicing dentistry since 2012, but has been a part of the dental community his whole life. His grandparents and parents were involved in the dental field, so he knows his way around a dental office! Ever since he was young, Dr. Clifford has sought continued education in all fields of Dentistry. He has already completed extensive training courses in Cosmetic, Implant, and Orthodontic services.
Dr. Clifford is a Southern California native. He attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he received his bachelor's degree in business management. It is also where he met his wife Breanna Clifford. He then continued his learning at the USC School of Dentistry in Los Angeles, CA, where he received his DDS. Dr. Clifford then moved back to Utah to raise a family. He has a beautiful daughter, Claire, and lives in Cottonwood Heights, UT. For the last 5 years he has worked in a private practice in Salt Lake City, UT.
Dr. Clifford loves the outdoors and all kinds of sports. He loves his USC Trojans, and to spend quality time with family and friends. He served a LDS mission in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he became fluent in Spanish. He loves learning and keeping up with the latest technologies for his patients. He strives to be the best dentist you will ever have.
Dr. Casey Clifford is fluent in English and Spanish.
WILLI FULLER, RDH
Willi was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona and became a Utah transplant in 2007 when she moved to attend school. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Health and Dental Hygiene from Brigham Young University and Utah College of Dental Hygiene.
In 2011, Willi moved to Sugar House and began practicing as a Dental Hygienist. Her passion is assisting patients achieve a healthy smile that they are proud to show off! She continuously learns new techniques in order to provide her patients with the best, most precise care. Ã¢â‚¬Å“I truly enjoy the professional relationships I develop with each patientÃ¢â‚¬Â.
Lindsay McPhee, RDH
Lindsay was born and raised in Salt Lake City, where she now lives with her husband and baby boy. She earned her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Fortis College in 2015, and has enjoyed bringing health and confidence to her patients since then.
Lindsay loves dental hygiene because she gets to encounter new people that she otherwise wouldn't be able to meet and she enjoys the opportunity to serve them. She thinks that everyone deserves to love their smile and not be afraid to laugh during life's greatest moments.
LINDSEY NIELSON, RDH
Lindsey has been in the dental industry for 9 years. She began as a dental assistant and worked for several years before graduating in 2015 from Utah Valley University's dental hygiene program. She is licensed to practice dental hygiene and administer local anesthesia. Lindsey takes several continuing education classes each year to stay up on the latest technology and provide the best treatment to her patients. In her spare time she enjoys anything outdoors, reading, and baking. Lindsey's number one priority is patient education and comfort in the office, she loves being able to educate patients on the importance of dental care and seeing the improvements they can make together.
Dr. Chris Neibauer, DDS
Dr. Chris Neibauer, the founder of Abundant Dental Care, graduated from The University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 1976 and began his dental practice in Taneytown, Maryland. In 1981 Dr. Neibauer accepted a service call to become a missionary dentist. With his wife and two small children, he moved to Cameroon Africa and served for five years as a dentist to the people of Cameroon.
After returning to the United States Dr. Neibauer opened a practice and continued to further his education through continuing dental and business education. In 2005, Dr. Neibauer began the expansion of Neibauer Dental Care. Beginning with one office in Waldorf, Maryland, he grew the company to 26 offices throughout Virginia and Maryland. In 2011 Dr. Neibauer moved to Utah after merging his practices with a larger Dental conglomerate on the East Coast.
When Dr. Neibauer, came back from his mission in Africa he had one takeaway - Put the patient first. Everything we do at Abundant Dental Care is born out of this idea, from our hours of operation to our tireless commitment to be the best dental professionals in the world. Its world-class dental care designed to fit your lifestyle.
Ann Marie Wilson
Ann Marie is a wizard when it comes to running the business of Abundant Dental Care. She is responsible for implementing systems and processes to compliment our amazing dentists and hygienists, so that each customer not only receives the highest quality services, but also the best customer care possible. From our immediate response times, to our efficient billing mechanisms...all programs related to our customer's experience begin with Ann Marie's dedicated efforts.
HygienistKenra Peterson is a Registered Dental Hygienist that comes to Abundant Dental Care with 10 years of patient care experience. Kenra is a native of Utah and loves to spend time developing relationships in the community and enjoying all the outdoor activities that Utah has to offer. Kenra has held many professional roles; including owning and operating a deli/catering business with her twin sister.
Dr. Don Hilton
DentistDr. Hilton was born and raised in Texas, and while he has now spent the majority of his life in other places, including Tennessee, Utah, Los Angeles, and New York City, he still considers himself Texan at heart. From a young age Dr. Hilton carried a deep interest in medicine, and having observed his father cultivate a successful neurosurgical practice in San Antonio, he learned early on the level of hard work, discipline, and concern for patient well-being required of an effective practitioner. Dr. Hilton attended Brigham Young University from 2007-2011 and from there obtained a bachelor of science degree in biology. He then completed his training in Dentistry at the highly ranked New York University College of Dentistry, a program renowned for its advanced clinical curriculum. From there, he received exceptional comprehensive training in the various disciplines of dentistry, including prosthodontics, endodontics, operative, periodontics, oral surgery, and oral pathology. Dr. Hilton values his dental education highly, and since his time in New York has continued to immerse himself in a pursuit of continued education and learning. Outside the office, Dr. Hilton pursues a variety of interests. He enjoys sports, particularly basketball and snowboarding. He also loves to travel, and his favorite vacation spot is the Alaskan coast, where he and his father have gone several times over the years for salmon fishing. Dr. Hilton is also an accomplished pianist, and has a passion for musical composition, recording, and performance.
OUR ABUNDANT DENTAL CARE SERVICES IN Utah
After we’ve addressed your immediate needs, our friendly and knowledgeable staff will assist you with preventative care and answer all of your questions regarding your oral health. Abundant Dental is a 24 hour & after-hours emergency dentist so if you need immediate help or additional information, please contact our Murray dental office now at 801.335.5295.