Meet Our Staff


Dr. Bigler
Dr . John Bigler graduated from Arizona State University, and received his Doctoral of Dental Surgery (DDS), from the University of Colorado. He was born and raised in Arizona, and served a two-year church service mission in South Korea before college. He and his wife have six beautiful children and enjoy road trips, spending time outdoors, and just being together as a family.

Professionally, he participates in a wide variety of advanced continuing education classes each year to ensure that he stays up-to-date with the latest procedures dentistry has to offer.

Dr. Angela Rassam grew up in West Bloomfield, MI.  As an undergraduate she attended St. Mary’s College where she received her bachelor’s degree. She then continued on to receive her DDS degree from the University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Dentistry. After practicing dentistry in Michigan for a number of years, Dr. Rassam moved to Arizona to be closer to her family.  Dr. Rassam is committed to the ideal of patient focused comprehensive dental care and enjoys working with families of all ages. She continues to take postgraduate courses and keeps up to date with the latest advancements enabling her to provide top-quality care.  In her spare time she enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and listening to live music. 
Dr. Rassam

Dr. Standage

Dr. Bret Standage was born and raised here in Mesa, Az. He completed his undergraduate education at Arizona State University with a BS degree in Biology. He attended dental school at Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine – Arizona. During school Dr. Standage received an excellent education in all aspects of dentistry and enjoys working with his patients to help them achieve their oral health goals. He has a particular interest in implant dentistry and aesthetic dentistry and is committed to furthering his education in this area. He currently resides in Mesa with his wife and sons. He enjoys outdoor sports such as water-skiing and dirt-biking.



Tom Bowen

Tom, Lead Hygienist graduated with honors from NAU with a degree in dental hygiene. He is an Arizona native and currently lives with his wife and four sons in Gilbert, Arizona. Everyone in his family enjoys playing most any kind of sports. They also enjoy hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities. Tom is very active in his church and often helps with Boy Scouts and other community and youth activities. He feels very blessed to have such a great family and to work with such a wonderful team here at Canyon Vista Dental Care.


MaryBeth was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois. She graduated in 1981 from Illinois Central College Dental Hygiene program and moved to Arizona in 1985. She began working for Canyon Vista Dental Care in 1986. She is the mother of two adult sons: Matthew and Eric. She is an avid dog lover and devoted to her dog, Maggie. Her hobbies include golf, walking and traveling in her free time. In 2012, she visited Italy and loved every minute of it.

Mary Beth Powers
Marie Hammond

Marie graduated from MCC and then went on to attend hygiene school. She and her husband have four energetic kids! She loves to read and spend time outdoors with her family.

 Kimber graduated from Dental Hygiene school in 2007. She worked full-time for two years until she had her first child. She has been working part time ever since so that she can stay home with her three kids. Kimber is happily married and lives in East Mesa with her family. She enjoys spending time with her family, being outside, playing sports, and participating in anything related to fitness. She also enjoys cooking, shopping, and crafting. 
Samantha is a graduate of the Rio Salado Dental Hygiene program. She lives in Mesa with her husband and three children. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, serving in her church, playing sports, eating out, and traveling.