About us!

Our dental practice has come a long way since opening our doors in January 1998. At Pima Dental, our team of dentists specializes in different fields and has undergone intensive training and experience to provide exceptional dental treatment.
We offer our patients comprehensive care in one convenient location.

Pima Dental. Run by family, caring for yours.


Meet the Dentists


Dr. Bret Standage

Dr. Standage was born and raised in Arizona and completed all his education here in his home state. He graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Biology, then received his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona in 2014.

Dr. Standage loves Dentistry! He enjoys working with his patients to achieve their goals for dental health. From simple needs, such as preventative care and cleanings, to full mouth rehabilitations, he is dedicated to providing the best quality care and comfort to his patients.

Dr. Standage values education in dentistry. He understands that education is a lifelong pursuit in this career and has committed himself to stay up-to-date with the ever-changing landscape of the dental field. He is currently working on a fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry, which is almost complete. Only 6% of dentists achieve this award. Dr. Standage is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Spear Education – Faculty Club.

Dr. Standage and his wife, Amy have 3 children: Caleb, Joshua and Kate. Dr. Standage enjoys spending time with his family as well as water skiing, dirt bike riding, cars; well, most things with a motor!

Dr Craig Standage is a true Arizona native. He was born and raised in Mesa Arizona. He graduated from Arizona State University with a science degree in Biology and then advanced his education at Midwestern University in Glendale Arizona where he received his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry.

Dr Craig, as he is known in the office, is a general dentist who enjoys performing a wide range of general and specialty treatments. After spending time getting to know you, your situation, and your goals, he will create a personalized treatment tailored just for you. He finds joy in providing the most basic of procedures such as fillings and exams, to more complex treatments such as extractions, root canals and implants.

Dr Craig devotes over 100 hours a year in continuing education courses, attends weekly study clubs, and invests in the latest dental technology to advance his education and provide the highest level of care. As the owners of Pima Dental, along with his brother Dr Bret Standage, he will be treating you as family, because we are family.

Dr Craig and his wife Kristen Standage were married in 2012 and have since had 3 children: Neil, Claire and Reagan.

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Dr. Craig Standage

Dr. Lacey

Dr. Lacey Willman

Dr. Willman creates a patient-focused experience and provides solutions specialized for each individual’s needs. She understands that the mouth is a gateway to whole body health. In addition to providing general dental care, her areas of expertise are cosmetic dentistry, dental implant restoration, and Invisalign. She has a passion for combining facially driven aesthetics and artistic design for smile rejuvenation. Dr. Willman and her husband have two kids: Clara and Davis.

Dr. Willman completed her undergraduate studies at Vanderbilt University and then received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City. While at Columbia she served as President of the American Student Dental Association and provided community outreach through a global health externship in the Dominican Republic. Dr. Willman graduated top of her class and was inducted into the prestigious dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon for her outstanding clinical performance and contributions to Columbia.

She then completed a General Practice Residency at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in New York, dubbed the most competitive and comprehensive program in the country known for its world-class training on full-mouth reconstructions, cosmetics, and advanced dental and surgical techniques. She is also a graduate of Culver Academies. Dr. Willman has been with the practice since 2018. 

Joseph Santoro, D.D.S., a graduate of Colorado School of Dentistry, completed an internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a fellowship in Oral Implantology at the University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital where his training included implant placement, bone grafting, sinus elevation, soft tissue techniques as well as all types of implant based restorations. Furthermore, Dr. Santoro studied Sedation and Anesthesia at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Patterson, New Jersey. As one of just a handful of fellowship trained implant surgeons in the country, Dr. Santoro has dedicated his career to the pursuit of excellence in implant surgery and bone regeneration.

Dr. Santoro maintains an associate faculty appointment at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health. He is a regional and national designated lecturer for MIS Implants. Dr. Santoro holds professional memberships with The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and The Academy of Osseointegration and is an active volunteer at the CASS dental clinic.


Dr. Joseph Santoro

Dr. Palmer

Dr. Denver J Palmer

Dr. Denver Palmer graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He attended dental school at Temple University and graduated in 2010. After dental school, Dr. Palmer completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry(AEGD) residency program with the Air Force where he received his formal training in IV sedation, wisdom tooth removal and other advanced dental procedures.
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