Meet Our Doctors

Joseph C. Creech Jr. DDS

Dr. Joe Creech grew up in a small farming community in Missouri. He graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry and completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

Dr. Creech is certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and served as both a Director and the President of the Board in 2009-15.  During his tenure on the Board, he was the Chairman of the examination process that certifies all pediatric dental specialists.

He is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health and the Director of the Pediatric Dentistry department.  He has been honored with multiple awards from his students in recognition of his teaching.  He was recently presented the Living Tribute Award by the Alumni of the dental school.  The first time this award has been presented.

Dr. Creech and his wife Teresa have three grown children and a dog named Dudley. When he is not working in Pediatric Dentistry, he is trying to learn woodworking.  Anyone need a table?

Bradford J. Ball DDS

Dr. Bradford Ball was born and raised in Orange County, California. His parents moved to Utah when he was 14, where he attended high school and college, graduating from Dixie State College and Utah State University. He attended dental school at the University of Iowa School of Dentistry. His training in Pediatric Dentistry was then completed at the Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Dr. Ball moved to Gilbert in 1988 and joined Pediatric Dental Specialists.

Dr Ball was certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 1991 and has the designation of Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Ball is also a consultant to the Arizona Board of Dental Examiners, helping to certify dentists in oral conscious sedation.

Dr. Ball and his wife Tracy have three children and one grandchild and live in Gilbert. He enjoys tennis and running in his spare time

Kimberly L. Sherrill DDS

After graduating from dental school at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, Dr. Kimberly Sherrill moved to Seattle to practice general dentistry. She then relocated to Charleston, South Carolina to complete her pediatric residency at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Sherrill was certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 2004, and is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

When not practicing Dr. Sherrill is running, either chasing her two daughters, Anna and Cate, or training for her next marathon. She and her family love calling Tempe home.

Charlie E. Clark DMD

Originally from Seattle, Dr. Charlie Clark received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington. During this time he spent a year living abroad studying at the University of Granada in southern Spain. He graduated from the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in 2007 and then completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Dr. Clark is certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He currently serves on the board of directors for several local organizations, including Esperanca, the Arizona Dental Foundation, and the Arizona Community Dental Clinic.  His passion for travel and service takes him to Guatemala every year to operate a dental clinic in the town of Comitancillo with Canadian-based Dentistry For All.

When he is not busy working, Dr. Clark enjoys spending time with family, grilling out back, and taking his 4-year old yellow lab Dex on runs.

Joseph C. Creech III DMD

Dr. Joe Creech III was raised in Gilbert.  He received his undergraduate education from Northern Arizona University and graduated from Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in 2014.  Prior to enrolling in dental school, he volunteered at the Children’s Dental Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul and shadowed his father in our dental practice.  It was these experiences that fueled his interest in pediatric patient care.  Joe completed his pediatric dental residency through NYU/Lutheran-Tucson.

Joe’s hobbies include camping, traveling, and experiencing new cuisine.   He is a pretty good cook himself and loves to try new things.  He is excited to join PDS and continue the legacy of great dental care for our patients and the opportunity to give back to his Arizona community.

Dawn Pruzansky DMD

Dr. Dawn Pruzansky was born and raised in New Jersey and received her Bachelor degree in Biology from New York University. Before attending dental school, Dr. Pruzansky was involved in basic science research at both New York University College of Dentistry and Mayo Clinic Scottsdale. During this time, she published several pieces regarding mitochondrial apoptosis. She then attended UMDNJ New Jersey Dental School, where she received her DMD degree. After graduation, she was accepted into the Orthodontic residency program at New York University College of Dentistry and received her orthodontic certification.
Dr. Pruzansky started practicing orthodontics in the NY-NJ-PA area. She and her family relocated to Phoenix in 2013, and, until recently, she was the Administrative Director and an Assistant Professor of the postgraduate orthodontic program at ASDOH in Mesa. She is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and its Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists constituency. She is the immediate past President of the Arizona State Orthodontic Association and a member of the Arizona State Dental Association, Arizona Orthodontic Study Club, World Federation of Orthodontists, and the American Dental Association. She plays an active role in the AZDA by serving on the Editorial board for their monthly publication, “Inscriptions,” and serves as a CADS board member. She has published several articles in orthodontic journals as well as co-authored four chapters in orthodontic textbooks.
Dr. Pruzansky spends most of her free time with her husband, two young children and chocolate Labrador. She enjoys painting with her kids, reading, movies, and trying new restaurants. If you know of any authentic Italian restaurants in the valley, she would love to know about them.

Joseph C. Creech Jr. DDS

Dr. Joe Creech grew up in a small farming community in Missouri. He graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry and completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

Dr. Creech is certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and served as both a Director and the President of the Board in 2009-15.  During his tenure on the Board, he was the Chairman of the examination process that certifies all pediatric dental specialists.

He is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health and the Director of the Pediatric Dentistry department.  He has been honored with multiple awards from his students in recognition of his teaching.  He was recently presented the Living Tribute Award by the Alumni of the dental school.  The first time this award has been presented.

Dr. Creech and his wife Teresa have three grown children and a dog named Dudley. When he is not working in Pediatric Dentistry, he is trying to learn woodworking.  Anyone need a table?

Bradford J. Ball DDS

Dr. Bradford Ball was born and raised in Orange County, California. His parents moved to Utah when he was 14, where he attended high school and college, graduating from Dixie State College and Utah State University. He attended dental school at the University of Iowa School of Dentistry. His training in Pediatric Dentistry was then completed at the Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Dr. Ball moved to Gilbert in 1988 and joined Pediatric Dental Specialists.

Dr Ball was certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 1991 and has the designation of Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Ball is also a consultant to the Arizona Board of Dental Examiners, helping to certify dentists in oral conscious sedation.

Dr. Ball and his wife Tracy have three children and one grandchild and live in Gilbert. He enjoys tennis and running in his spare time

Kimberly L. Sherrill DDS

After graduating from dental school at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, Dr. Kimberly Sherrill moved to Seattle to practice general dentistry. She then relocated to Charleston, South Carolina to complete her pediatric residency at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Sherrill was certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 2004, and is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

When not practicing Dr. Sherrill is running, either chasing her two daughters, Anna and Cate, or training for her next marathon. She and her family love calling Tempe home.

Charlie E. Clark DMD

Originally from Seattle, Dr. Charlie Clark received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington. During this time he spent a year living abroad studying at the University of Granada in southern Spain. He graduated from the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in 2007 and then completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Dr. Clark is certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He currently serves on the board of directors for several local organizations, including Esperanca, the Arizona Dental Foundation, and the Arizona Community Dental Clinic.  His passion for travel and service takes him to Guatemala every year to operate a dental clinic in the town of Comitancillo with Canadian-based Dentistry For All.

When he is not busy working, Dr. Clark enjoys spending time with family, grilling out back, and taking his 4-year old yellow lab Dex on runs.

Joseph C. Creech III DMD

Dr. Joe Creech III was raised in Gilbert.  He received his undergraduate education from Northern Arizona University and graduated from Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in 2014.  Prior to enrolling in dental school, he volunteered at the Children’s Dental Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul and shadowed his father in our dental practice.  It was these experiences that fueled his interest in pediatric patient care.  Joe completed his pediatric dental residency through NYU/Lutheran-Tucson.

Joe’s hobbies include camping, traveling, and experiencing new cuisine.   He is a pretty good cook himself and loves to try new things.  He is excited to join PDS and continue the legacy of great dental care for our patients and the opportunity to give back to his Arizona community.

Dawn Pruzansky DMD

Dr. Dawn Pruzansky was born and raised in New Jersey and received her Bachelor degree in Biology from New York University. Before attending dental school, Dr. Pruzansky was involved in basic science research at both New York University College of Dentistry and Mayo Clinic Scottsdale. During this time, she published several pieces regarding mitochondrial apoptosis. She then attended UMDNJ New Jersey Dental School, where she received her DMD degree. After graduation, she was accepted into the Orthodontic residency program at New York University College of Dentistry and received her orthodontic certification.
Dr. Pruzansky started practicing orthodontics in the NY-NJ-PA area. She and her family relocated to Phoenix in 2013, and, until recently, she was the Administrative Director and an Assistant Professor of the postgraduate orthodontic program at ASDOH in Mesa. She is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and its Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists constituency. She is the immediate past President of the Arizona State Orthodontic Association and a member of the Arizona State Dental Association, Arizona Orthodontic Study Club, World Federation of Orthodontists, and the American Dental Association. She plays an active role in the AZDA by serving on the Editorial board for their monthly publication, “Inscriptions,” and serves as a CADS board member. She has published several articles in orthodontic journals as well as co-authored four chapters in orthodontic textbooks.
Dr. Pruzansky spends most of her free time with her husband, two young children and chocolate Labrador. She enjoys painting with her kids, reading, movies, and trying new restaurants. If you know of any authentic Italian restaurants in the valley, she would love to know about them.

Convenient Locations
in Chandler and Gilbert