Meet the Team

Michael C. Tew, DDS

Dr. Michael C. Tew received his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah and graduated with his DDS from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, in 2001. His pediatric specialty training was completed at the University of Texas in Houston in 2003. Dr. Tew is board certified as a pediatric dentist and has been honored throughout his dental training with awards and scholarships for both his clinical and academic excellence.

Through continuing education and advancements in materials and technology, both Dr. Tew and Dr. Rupp strive to provide the best comprehensive care to all their patients.

Dr. Tew is originally from Bountiful and now lives with his wife and five children in South Jordan. He is an avid skier, biker and triathlete.

Jeffrey K. Rupp, DMD, MS

Dr. Rupp, a board certified pediatric dentist, finds great satisfaction in working with children and helping them have a positive dental experience. By combining a compassionate, fun and professional approach, Dr. Rupp is able to establish a sense of trust with each patient. As a father of nine young children, Dr. Rupp is able to relate to parents and their desire for their child to receive exceptional dental care. Dr. Rupp was awarded Diplomate status by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry shortly after concluding his formal training.

Dr. Rupp received his dental degree from the Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry in 2003, where he graduated with honors and clinical honors. While in dental school, he received the Certificate of Merit Award from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry as well as the Predoctoral Student Award in pediatric dentistry from the Oregon Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He completed his pediatric specialty training at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry, the Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, and the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.

While at the Baylor College of Dentistry, Dr. Rupp also earned a Master of Science Degree in health professions education. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Education Association. Dr. Rupp is also part of the dental faculty team at Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City.

Dr. Rupp, a Utah native, enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Julie, and their nine children.

Justin Moody, DDS

After receiving his undergraduate degree in public health at Brigham Young University, Dr. Justin Moody earned his DDS at the University of Utah School of Dentistry in 2018. He completed his pediatric dental residency at Primary Children’s Hospital and takes continuing  education courses on a regular basis. He is a recipient of the Excellence in Pediatric Dentistry Award from the University of Utah School of Dentistry and is eligible for the Pediatric Dental Board. As a dentist, Dr. Moody strives to provide a dental home for the children of Utah, where they can receive excellent oral healthcare in a peaceful environment.

Dr. Moody is married to his high school sweetheart and they have four children. In his spare time he enjoys basketball, fishing and bagpipes.

Ryan Burt, DDS

Dr. Burt grew up in Utah and completed his undergraduate work at Brigham Young University. He went to dental school at Creighton and received his pediatric training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. His family includes his wife, Kim, and six kids. He and his beautiful wife have been married for over 15 years. Their family likes to be outdoors, enjoying the mountains and the beautiful seasons in Utah together. He enjoys coaching and watching his boys and daughter play sports. They are active in football, baseball, basketball and soccer. They love to play board games and visit grandparents and cousins. They also love to cook.

Meet Our Team

The team members at Children's Crossing love kids! They will do everything possible to make sure that your child has a great experience at our office and develops a positive attitude toward dental visits and taking care of their smile. You can meet our team members below, and if you and your child would like to meet them in person, call our office at 801-766-4900 for your child’s appointment with our dentists in Saratoga Springs, Utah.

Kimberly B.

Office Manager

Kimberly earned her Associate of Arts degree from Kent State University and became a member of our team in 2018. She strives every day to ensure that our office runs smoothly and manages our front desk and back office team. She finds working at Children's Crossing wonderful because everyone works hard. While our office is busy our team members enjoy being with one another. She wants our patients to feel warm and welcome at every visit.

Kimberly has been married to her fabulous husband Brian for more than 25 years. They have been blessed with four awesome children, Zach, Lauren, Tess and Ella and two sons-in-law, John and Nick. They also have a grandson, Liam who Kimberly says is the one who is truly in charge! They love to spend time together camping, boating and exploring our beautiful country. She invites you to call her with any questions regarding our office procedures administrative systems.

Christy R.

Patient Care Coordinator & Marketing Manager

Christy has been a member of our team since June of 2016. She attended York Technical College and earned her associate degree in Occupational Technology with a minor Expanded Duty Dental Assisting. Christy presents treatment plans to parents and helps them with any questions or concerns they may have. She also assists parents with scheduling appointments. Another part of Christy’s job is to reach out to surrounding dentists and doctors so they can stay in touch with our office. In addition to her other duties she coordinates activities that help our office show support to the community. She always wants to provide the best patient care possible and help parents and their children feel comfortable and at ease when they visit our office. She considers our patients and their parents to be family.

Christy loves working with children and our amazing office staff. She sees that our dentists always provide the best patient care possible. That is important to her as an employee and a grandmother who brings her own grandchildren to the office.

Christy has been married to her best friend, Donald Rodgers since 1992. They have three children and six grandchildren. She loves being a GiGi more than anything and her family is one of the most important parts of her life. When she is not at work she enjoys interior decorating, crafting, playing volleyball and being Mrs. Clause at Christmas time!

Makay T.

Insurance Specialist / Receptionist

Makay joined our office in 2017, She loves being a part of our big dental family, and considers her coworkers to be her siblings. She also loves seeing all the smiles that come through our office. Makay verifies insurance eligibility for our patients and helps our office to flow smoothly. She also checks in our patients for their appointments.

Makay has been married to her soulmate since 2011. They have three dogs, two huskies names Scout and Skyler and Baylee and Yorkie. They also have two cats, Molli and Milo. In her off hours, Makay looks forward to spending time with her husband and their five fur babies and playing piano and singing.

Asenath H.

Patient Care Coordinator

Asenath has been with our office since 2018. She appreciates the way our team is like a family and how everyone works together in the best interests of the patients. She also appreciates the fun and positive attitude at our office that makes it an enjoyable environment. And of course, she loves working with our cute patients and their families!

Asenath loves spending time in the Netherlands with her family and exploring the world.

Emilee D.

Lead Dental Assistant

Emilee has been a member of the Children's Crossing team since 2015. She is a graduate of Mountainland Technical College’s dental assistant program. She assists our doctors and patients during procedures and loves everyone she works with, including all of our patients.

Emilee and her husband Cameron are expecting a new baby girl and they have two dogs, a lab named Ivry and Clive, an Australian Shepherd. When she is not taking care of smiles, Emilee enjoys volleyball, playing games with her family and playing with her dogs.

Aubree G.

Dental Assistant

Aubree attended Mountainland Technical College and is an ASA-certified dental assistant. She joined our team in December 2017. She is the best “tongue scrubber” in the west and always works to help kids have a great experience at our office.

In her spare time, Aubree coaches a girl’s high school lacrosse team. She enjoys camping, boating, and dirt biking. She also looks forward to going to the gym or just chilling in a hammock.

Cailey L.

Dental Assistant

Cailey has been a part of Children's Crossing since 2016 and is a graduate of Mountainland Technical College. She loves the fact that she gets to see her closest friends every day at work. She is an effective, efficient worker who is genuine with her patients.

Cailey and her husband Brandan have a dog named Alaska. Her hobbies include skiing, baking and ceramics.

Kenzee M.

Dental Assistant

Kenzee was working toward her CNA license at Mountainland Technical College before deciding to change careers. She has been a dental assistant since 2014 and joined our office in 2019. Kenzee loves being a part of a team that is like a family and assists the doctors with treatments, takes X-rays and assists with hygiene.

Kenzee and her husband Colton have two children and three dogs. In her spare time she loves camping with her family, riding four-wheelers and doing anything outdoors.

Halle C.

Dental Assistant

Halle graduated from MTech with a degree in Dental Assisting and joined our office in August 2018. She loves working with kids and our amazing staff and makes sure that the kids are comfortable and happy to be at the dentist.

Halle is the middle child of three and loves snowboarding.