Our Team

our team

Our team of experienced dental health professionals is here to serve you. We are devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will result in beautiful, long-lasting smiles! We hold a high standard of excellence in personalized dental care that enables us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve. As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continuing education and learning. Our team attends dental lectures, meetings, and dental conventions to stay informed of new techniques and the latest dental products. It is our goal to create a friendly and professional atmosphere that you can rely on for all your dental needs.

Dr. Joseph Richardson

Dr. Richardson

Dr. Richardson is a Midwest native and is happy to now call Tucson home. His wife Katie is originally from Tucson and they enjoy raising their children in the beautiful Arizona climate. The ability to positively impact lives on a daily basis drew him into the field of dentistry. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Indiana University School of Dentistry.

Beyond dentistry, Dr. Richardson enjoys spending time with family and friends. He loves playing sports (basketball, volleyball, softball, golf, etc.) and spending time in the great outdoors. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Arizona Dental Association.

Dr. Garcia

Dr. Sara Garcia grew up in Blythe, a small farming community in southern California. She completed her undergraduate degree in Urban Planning at Stanford University. After graduation, she briefly worked as a consultant.

After a brief career as an urban planner, Dr. Garcia was accepted to the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California. Committed to academic excellence, she graduated with honors and was inducted into the honor society, Tau Kappa Omega.

Following dental school, Dr. Garcia completed a one-year residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry through Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, where she was able to learn from some of the best dental educators in the country.

In order to provide her patients with cutting-edge dentistry and to fulfill her own desire for life-long learning, Dr. Garcia often attends continuing education courses to stay abreast of the most effective dental techniques and technologies. In addition, she is an active member of the Pima Dental Study Club, Southern Arizona Dental Society, and American Dental Association. Dr. Garcia also has extensive experience with CEREC (same-day crown technology) and holds a special sedation license in the State of Arizona. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Dr. Garcia knows she is incredibly fortunate to have the opportunities in her life that have allowed her to find a profession she loves—being a dentist. She doesn’t take this for granted and is committed to giving back to those less fortunate. She is an active member of the Flying Samaritans, an organization of doctors, dentists and other health professionals who travel to other countries to provide essential health services to communities in need. Not wanting to forget about her underprivileged neighbors here at home she also participates in Hopefest, an annual event that provides free dental service and much more to the underserved Tucson community.

Aside from work, Dr. Garcia enjoys spending her free time traveling, cooking, reading, and spending time with her husband, Dr. Tim Cross, her daughter, Isabella, and their dog, Luna.

Dr. Arnone

Dr. Jordan Arnone grew up in Oak Grove, Missouri, located 45 minutes east of Kansas City, Missouri. She graduated with a Bachelors of Biology and a minor in Business from University of Missouri-Kansas City. Before starting dental school, Dr. Arnone married her high school sweetheart and got her first taste for the southwest when she visited San Diego for their honeymoon. (She met her first family of “zonies” on this trip). Dr. Arnone graduated with a doctorate of dental medicine from A.T. Still University- Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health. Dr. Arnone is currently associated with American Dental Association, Delta Sigma Delta International Dental Fraternity, and Arizona Dental Association.

Outside the office, you may find Dr. Arnone checking off her “Trails to Hike” list, trying new restaurants in Tucson, or cuddling up with her three fluffy dogs watching The Office. You can bet her and her husband watch every single Kansas City Chiefs game like it’s the Superbowl LIV. Dr. Arnone’s husband works in Special Education and coaches football and baseball at Mica Mountain High School in Vail.

During your dental visit you will find Dr. Arnone aims to provide you with a friendly, safe environment while eliminating any infection and pain. She will not only tailor a treatment plan based on your needs but also spend quality time educating you on how to best improve your oral health.

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