Steve Fuson, DDS, MS
Dr. Fuson is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist with over 25 years experience. He is a Memphian. He graduated from S.B.E.C. and attended Millsaps College in Jackson, MS. Dr. Fuson graduated from U.T. College of Dentistry, where he also completed his pediatric dental residency. He began private practice in 1992 when he joined Pediatric Dental Group & Orthodontics. Dr. Fuson has held leadership positions in the Memphis Dental Society, Tennessee Dental Association, The Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Fuson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
On a personal note, Dr. Fuson is married to the former Tricee Dargie and has 4 children – Hannah, Lydia, Jackson, and Garrett. He is an active member of Independent Presbyterian Church where he has served as an Elder. His hobbies include outdoor activities, like hunting, fishing and golf, as well as traveling with his wife and family. Since 1997, Dr. Fuson has made several trips to Ukraine to perform dentistry on Ukrainian orphans.
Clayton Floriani, DDS
Dr. Floriani received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and graduated from the University of Tennessee Dental School, Memphis. He married a native Memphian, Heather Kelly, and they have two girls, Mia and Edie.
Dr. Floriani is a Family Dentist who limits his practice with us by just seeing children and young adults. He performs routine dental care for kids, but also, because of his Family Dentistry background, he is able to provide services like permanent porcelain (white) crowns on posterior teeth and cosmetic ceramic crowns on the anterior teeth, which most pediatric offices do not offer.
Dr. Floriani and his family are members of First Evangelical Church.
Nathaniel Denson, DDS, MDS
Dr. Denson is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist with over 6 years experience. Dr. Denson is a second generation dentist and native Arkansan, and former graduate of the University of Arkansas (Woo Pig!). After receiving his dental degree at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Denson worked for 3 years as a general dentist in Arkansas and North Mississippi. Upon realizing his love of working with children, he returned to UT to complete his Masters training in pediatrics. His goal is to provide children across the Mid-South with a fun dental experience that encourages oral health and the prevention of cavities.
Dr. Denson lives in Memphis with his wife, Brooke, and beagle, Bosco. They are active members of Fellowship Memphis Church. They enjoy traveling, cheering on the Grizz, and frequenting many of the great Memphis-area restaurants.
Taylor Collazo, DDS, MSD
Dr. Collazo’s vision is to serve and love people by providing the highest level of orthodontic treatment with personalized care. His heart is set on cultivating joy and confidence in his patients by creating amazing smiles and forming friendships.
Dr. Collazo is a Board Certified Orthodontist, an elite status attained by less than 30% of orthodontic specialists. He attended the University of Arkansas, where he received his undergraduate degree in Medical Science. He then earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, where he graduated #1 in his class, and was elected to be a Hinman Dental Scholar. Dr. Collazo was also the recipient of the prestigious OKU Kramer Award, granted to the top student. After dental school, he completed his orthodontic residency at one of the top programs in the country, the University of Texas in Houston. During residency he obtained specialized training in growth and development, and received a Masters of Science in Dentistry (MSD) and Certificate in Orthodontics.
Dr. Collazo is married to Maeve, a dental hygienist, and they have one beautiful daughter, Luella, and a golden retriever named Memphis. Dr. Collazo is a big sports and outdoor enthusiast and enjoys tennis, biking, and hiking. He is also passionate about serving on international dental mission trips. The Collazo family is active in their church and love doing life with their local community.
Gregg Bouldien, DDS, MS
After attending Whitehaven Elementary School, Germantown Middle School and graduating from Evangelical Christian School, Dr. Gregg Bouldien graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1983. While at Baylor, Dr. Bouldien served as Student Body President (1981-1982) and in Student Foundation as a Baylor Recruiter (1982-1983). At Baylor, he also met his wife to be, Marcella Saucedo Bouldien (Baylor, '85) and they were married in beautiful El Paso, Tx in December of 1985. They have 4 sons and 1 daughter.
After Baylor, Dr. Bouldien attended dental school at the University of Tennessee (Memphis) where he was a member of the Richard Doggett Dean and Marguerite Taylor Dean Honorary Society. In 1988, he graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree followed by a Master of Science in Orthodontics (MS) degree in 1990. For 25 years, Dr. Bouldien has been practicing as an Orthodontic Specialist in Collierville and Germantown and is currently enjoying treating the children of some of his original patients. In his free time, he enjoys hunting and fishing and doing chores for his wife.
Ashton Monks, DDS
Dr. Ashton Monks received her undergraduate degree in Spanish from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Tennessee Society of Pediatric Dentistry Award and the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Award. She is also an affiliate member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Ashton is a family dentist in our practice who will care for our children and young adults. She performs routine dental care for children as well as services like porcelain (white) crowns on permanent teeth. Her goal is to provide quality service to her patients while maintaining a fun, relaxed environment.
Dr. Ashton attends Harvest Church in Germantown. She enjoys weight training and is a member of the National Physique Committee where she competes in bodybuilding competitions!