We are excited to announce that Apex Family Orthodontics in Sandy is now a part of Abundant Dental!
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Saturday: 8am - 2pm
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Patrick O. Kunkel, DDS, MSD
Dr. Kunkel was born in Toronto, Ontario, and grew up in Indianapolis, IN. He attended Indiana University, where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Science, and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honors Society.
After graduation, Dr. Kunkel spent a year in Vail, CO working as a clinical research intern before heading back to home to attend dental school at the Indiana University Dental School. He graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors, and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honors Society!
Following dental school, he received his Masters in Dental Sciences at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, specializing in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. In addition, Dr. Kunkel is an esteemed member of the American Association of Orthodontics, as well as the American Dental Association.
Dr. Kunkel and his wife, Mary, have been living in Utah for 2 years, and recently welcomed their first child! Dr. Kunkel enjoys spending quality time with his wife, son and dog, participating in a wide variety of outdoor activities including: running, mountain biking, hiking, camping, fishing, boating, rock climbing, and snowboarding! As a highly trained orthodontist, Dr. Kunkel loves being able to work with children, adolescents, and adults to help give them the beautiful smiles they deserve!
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.