About Your Dentist

Jackson Kuo, DDS

"I love changing people's lives by providing them with bright and healthy smiles. Excellent dental health is vital to a patient’s overall health, and that's my goal with every single person that walks in my door."

My Mission

“My mission is to improve people's lives by providing my patients with the best dental care experience possible in a relaxed and professional environment.”

Formal & Continuing Education

Dr. Kuo is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School. He has received extensive continuing education in general dentistry, endodontics, dental implantology, and Invisalign invisible braces. He has completed cosmetic dentistry training through PAC-Live and Heartland Aesthetics Continuum. Dr. Kuo also serves as a mentor Doctor for both Heartland Aesthetics Continuum and Advanced Endodontics hands-on courses.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Kuo was born in Taiwan and grew up in California. He graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in molecular cell biology, then continued on to pursue his dream of becoming a dentist at Chicago's Northwestern University Dental School. Dr. Kuo's career began in central Illinois where he worked for 15 years before moving to Arizona in 2016. Dr. Kuo has been a part of the Happy Valley family ever since! When he is not at the office, Dr. Kuo enjoys spending time with his wife and son. He has various hobbies that include hiking, painting, and car racing!

Polina Magee, DMD

My Mission

"My goal is to build a foundation of trust with each of my patients by taking the time to listen to their individual needs and concerns. I realize that many people are anxious when visiting the dentist, so I strive to make it a warm, positive, comfortable experience. I work alongside every patient to thoroughly explain all possible treatment options for achieving his or her optimal oral health and overall well-being."

Education

Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine – Glendale, AZDoctorate of Dental Medicine

Charleston Southern University – Charleston, SCBachelor of Science in Biochemistry

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Magee is an active member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry and the Academy of General Dentistry. She is committed to continuing education in order to remain current with the latest state-of-the-art technology, procedures, and materials in dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Magee values building true connections and trust with her patients, helping them achieve the smile they deserve, no matter where they start! She particularly loves the artistic side of dentistry in changing smiles through aesthetics. Learning has always been a passion as she dedicates to keep up with new techniques and technology to bring back to her patients. Outside of the office, Dr. Magee loves traveling to different countries and backpacking in the mountains with her dog, Django!