Meet the Doctors
Douglas M. Gordon, DDS
Dr. Gordon founded Smile Fitness Dental Center in 1987 to deliver excellent family dentistry at affordable prices. He practices in and manages both the Peoria and West Phoenix offices.
Born and raised in New York, Dr. Gordon is a graduate of City University of New York and New York University College of Dentistry. After receiving his DDS in 1971, Dr. Gordon served in the United States Air Force for six years and provided dental care for our troops. He moved to Arizona in 1976.
Dr. Gordon has been a lecturer for the American Academy of Dental Group Practice and is a member of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. He is the recipient of The Communicator Award as well as the Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service. Dr. Gordon was the first dentist in the 2nd Air Force Division to receive this award. He is a Diamond Leader in the Commanders’ Club of Disabled American Veterans.
His seven granddaughters fill his life with joy. When he's not practicing dentistry or spending time with his family, Dr. Gordon likes to play tennis and watch basketball, tennis and football. He supports Luke Air Force Base and Disabled American Veterans.
Steven C. Green, DDS
Dr. Green has provided quality care to area residents since 1982. His patients return again and again for exceptional dentistry performed with a gentle touch and unwavering attention to detail.
Raised in Des Moines, Dr. Green graduated from the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry in 1977. He practiced dentistry in Des Moines until moving to the Valley in 1981. Dr. Green and Dr. Gordon have been partners for 27 years.
After hours, Dr. Green enjoys spending time with his granddaughter and biking.
Richard Flottmann, DDS
Dr. Flottmann joined our team in 1994. He enjoys his patient relationships and delivering comprehensive family dentistry.
A native of Walla Walla, Washington, Dr. Flottmann received his BA from Walla Walla College before obtaining his DDS from Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry in 1975. Dr. Flottmann has practiced dentistry in Arizona since 1976.
Dr. Flottmann and his wife, Phyllis, have four grown children and one adorable granddaughter. In his spare time, Dr. Flottmann likes to play golf.
Bernard M. Florento, DDS
Bernard M. Florento , D.D.S., F.A.G.D. has been practicing dentistry since 1990, when he graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine.
He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and has had advanced training at the Las Vegas Institute for Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Florento has had post-graduate training in the placement and restoration of implants. He was a Clinical Instructor in Restorative Dentistry at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. He is a member of the American and Arizona Dental Associations.
Dr. Florento ’s skills and temperament will put you at ease during your treatment and assure you of the results you were hoping for
Joseph A. Santoro, DDS
Dr. Joseph A. Santoro was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ and is a graduate of the University of Arizona. He continued his education at the University of Colorado School of Dentistry. Dr. Santoro is one of just a handful of fellowship-trained implantologists in the country.
He received his training in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and a Fellowship in Implantology from the University of Miami, School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital. He is on the faculty of the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health-A.T. Still University.
He has now dedicated his career to the pursuit of excellence in implant surgery and bone regeneration. His greatest delight is seeing the positive impact that his care has on the lives of his patients.