Meet Dr. Ryan Allen D.D.S., F.A.G.D.
Station Park Dental
Dr. Allen spent the majority of his childhood in Northern Utah, where he received the bulk of his education. Following high school, Dr. Allen served a 2-year service mission for his church in Brazil. After graduating from Weber State University with his bachelor’s degree, Dr. Allen and his wife moved to New York City to attend NYU College of Dentistry. Upon graduation from dental school Dr. Allen was commissioned as a captain in the United States Army, where he served for 4 years.
During his time in the Army, Dr. Allen completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD), where he was able to work one-on-one with specialists in nearly every aspect of dentistry. Dr. Allen served in many capacities within the Army and was the recipient of several awards, including the Army Achievement Medal and the Army Commendation Medal. Dr. Allen recently finished his Army commitment at the rank of Major.
Throughout his dental career, Dr. Allen has eagerly sought out opportunities for continuing education. He has participated in numerous courses in order to stay at the forefront of dentistry. Because of his devotion to continuing education, in 2018 Dr. Allen received his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, an award that less than 6% of general dentists ever achieve.
Dr. Allen has received extensive training and instruction from world-renowned dentist Dr. Gordon Christensen. Dr. Christensen has even invited Dr. Allen to help teach his hands-on courses as a mentor, a distinction that is held by less than 35 dentists worldwide. He is also a product evaluator for Clinician’s Report, a non-profit group that evaluates and publishes reports on dental products.
Dr. Allen and his wife Katie have been married since 2005. They have 4 energetic boys, who keep them very busy. The Allen family has enjoyed living in New York, Oklahoma & Colorado, but love being back in Utah where countless friends and family surround them.
Meet Dr. Ali Yazback D.M.D.
Station Park Dental
Dr. Ali Yazback was born in Dunedin, Florida but raised in Dakar, Senegal. After living abroad for 9 years, Dr. Yazback and his family returned to the United States in 1997. He attended the University of South Florida, in Tampa, and earned his bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences with minors in Public Health and Biomedical Physics. Dr. Yazback later went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida, in Gainesville.
In his free time, Dr. Yazback likes to spend time with friends and family. He also enjoys cooking, spending time with his dogs and giving back to the community. Dr. Yazback has participated in several dental mission trips to the Dominican Republic where he provided dental services to the under-served.
As an active member in the dental community, Dr. Yazback believes in keeping up to date with dental technology and continuing education. Dr. Ali Yazback believes in a conservative approach in dentistry. He is passionate about dentistry and believes in providing comfortable and comprehensive treatment to all patients. His strengths rest in his ability to be analytical and practical and he is adamant about providing the best in regards to patient comfort, interaction and quality of care.
All professionals at Station Park Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff’s experience and training.
Brittany is a Registered Dental Hygienist; she hails from Cody Wyoming and has been a resident of Utah since 2013. Brittany started at Utah State University before she transferred to Weber State University to finish her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and she is currently back at Weber State pursuing her Master’s Degree in Health Administration. She enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, especially outdoors when the weather is nice. In the cold months you can usually find her baking or crafting. Brittany is passionate about oral care and loves to help her patients attain their best smile.
Brittany has transitioned into our Practice Manager, you will still see her in and out of patient treatment, performing the occasional cleaning, and administering anesthetic as often as she can!
Hannah – Dental Assistant
Hannah has been an assistant since 2017. She is a student at Weber State University, studying to be a dental hygienist. Hannah has had a deep seated love for dentistry since she was a child. She always had great experiences at the dentist, and she wants to make sure that you do as well.
Mariana – Dental Assistant
Mariana grew up in Mexico, Honduras, Utah, and Guatemala. She’s fluent in Spanish and has been a dental assistant since 2017. She learned about dental assisting on humanitarian trips that she attended in Central America and has stuck with it ever since. Mariana attended BYU where she met her husband. She loves watching movies, cooking and spending time with her husband and her dog, Kiwi.
Erin – Dental Assistant
Erin grew up in Utah County, attended BYU – Idaho and spent some time studying in London. She completed her Dental Assisting program at Intermountain Dental Assisting in Layton, UT. She went on to teach dental assisting for a couple of years, as well as assist in multiple offices. Erin lives in Layton, UT with her husband and two kids. They love to work on projects and go on adventures together. Erin loves helping patients recognize the importance of oral health and gain confidence in their smile. She believes going to the dentist should be a comfortable and positive experience, and tries to help every patient feel that way.
Cristina – Dental Assistant
Cristina was born and raised in Wyoming. In 2017 she moved to Utah, that is when she started her dental assisting career. She has always had an interest in dentistry and is so very pleased to be one of the newest members of the Station Park Dental team. She loves making people smile and wants patients to feel comfortable and happy with their smile. In the future Cristina wants to further her career and education by becoming a dental hygienist. In her free time, she loves to go camping and to be outdoors. She also enjoys watching movies, cooking, playing soccer and basketball.
Ashley – Patient Coordinator
Ashley is currently studying Family Studies at Weber State University. She love to play sports and be in the outdoors. Ashley never thought she’d be working in dental field, but is grateful for the opportunity to do so! She love meeting new people and making sure that everyone has a great experience at Station Park Dental.
Lexi – Patient Coordinator / Dental Assistant
Lexi grew up in Bonney Lake, Washington. She graduated from Brigham Young University of Idaho, where she met her husband. She loves to spend time with her husband and 2 children, enjoys watching movies and loves capture memories through photography. Lexi is always smiling, which is potentially why she has always had an interest in the dental field. Lexi enjoys helping others feel like they can achieve their best smiles and feel great about their dental health.