About Your Dentist

Kurt Eklund, DMD

"The world always looks brighter from behind a beautiful smile."

My Mission

“As your dentist, my primary goal is to work with you to develop a customized plan to help you achieve your dental health goals so you can enjoy all the benefits of a beautiful, healthy smile. My entire team is committed to making your experience in our office as comfortable as possible.”


Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry - Portland, ORDoctor of Dental Medicine (cum laude)

Saint Mary's College of California - Moraga, CABachelor of Science

Professional Associations

Dr. Eklund is a member of the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, Southern Oregon Dental Society, and the Delta Sigma Delta professional dental fraternity.

Volunteer Experience

  • Give Kids A Smile
  • Mission of Mercy
  • Celebration of Smiles
  • St. Vincent de Paul Dental Center

Life & Hobbies

Away from the office, Dr. Eklund loves spending time with his wife, baby daughter, and two dogs, Awbrey and Allie. He’s also an avid fan of all Arizona sports teams, especially the ASU Sun Devils. His hobbies include playing golf, DIY projects, and eating Buffalo wings or eggs Benedict.

Nicholas Galles, DDS

“Confidence in your smile can make a world of difference.”

My Mission

“My mission in dentistry is to provide exceptional care in a welcoming and comfortable environment. I believe that dental care should be personalized to each individual's needs in order to help each patient achieve their oral health goals.”


The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics – Iowa City, IADoctor of Dental Surgery

Arizona State University - Barrett, The Honors College – Tempe, AZBachelor of Science

Professional Memberships

Dr. Galles is a member of the American Dental Education Association and the Iowa American Student Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Galles is an Iowa native that has found a home in Arizona. He enjoys all outdoor activities including golf, mountain biking, and skiing. He is an avid Chicago sports fan (Go Cubs!) and loves to travel and visit the beautiful state parks of Arizona.