Meet The Doctors
Dr. Brian Frandsen
Dr. Brian Frandsen was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After graduating from Sierra High School in 1987, he studied at Ricks College and Portland State University. He then moved to Richmond, Virginia, where he received his DDS from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in 1998.
Dr. Frandsen spent the next four years in Williamsburg, Virginia, before moving to Salt Lake City to work in a large dental practice. In 2007 he started his practice in Orem, Utah, and has since expanded his offices throughout the Greater Utah Valley and Salt Lake City areas. He has four children.
Dr. Frandsen believes excellence in dentistry lies in the relationships he develops with his patients. He listens to each person’s goals and includes them with treatment needs. Every patient is an active partner when it comes to planning care and making decisions that lead to desired outcomes.
Dr. Benjamin Cluff
Dr. Benjamin Cluff is originally from Arizona, but he grew up in Utah. He spent two years living in Mexico as a missionary, which is where he learned to speak Spanish, and he has been living in California for the past several years. He graduated with honors from University of the Pacific School of dentistry in 2012 and had a dental practice in Paradise, California until a wild fire burned down the entire town. He and his family decided to get their fresh new start in Utah, so they could be close to family. He has been with Frandsen Dental since February of 2019.
Dr. Cluff enjoys dentistry because it brings him joy to help people feel better about their smile and get out of pain. He is proud to be a member of the Frandsen Dental team, and enjoys how friendly, helpful and caring everyone is.
When he is not doing dentistry, Dr. Cluff enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking, 3D design, 3D printing, and fixing things. He and his wife, Alanna, have four kids: Jacob, Katrielle, Matthew, and Kalei.
Dr. Shane Juber
Dr. Shane Juber attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and has been practicing dentistry for seven years and counting.
In his free time, he enjoys fishing, mountain biking, and spending time with his wife and two boys.
Dr. Bradley Richens
Dr. Bradley Richens grew up in Vernal, Utah. After serving a full time mission in Santiago, Chile, he attended the University of Utah, earning a Bachelors of Science in spanish. Dr. Richens chose to attend Creighton University Dental School in Nebraska as the school has no specialty program. As a general dental student, Dr. Richens was exposed to more in-depth procedures. He also spent time in a general practice residency in Lincoln, Nebraska. Dr. Richens is efficient in all aspects of general dentistry. He has developed a prototype for very efficient molar root canals. Dr. Richens also goes to Las Vegas a few days per month to do childrens full mouth reconstructions under general anesthesia.
Dr. Richens has practiced dentistry for over 20 years in Nevada, Texas, and Utah. He really really enjoys his job and is known for talking a little too much to his patients.
Dr. Richens loves to spend time with his family, three children, and grandchildren. When he is not doing this or serving in his church, you will find him hunting, boating, automobile mechanicing, playing Pinochle, and eating.
Dr. Dan Dansie
Dr. Dan Dansie is a Doctor of Dental Surgery who extracts wisdom teeth at multiple dental offices in Utah and Alaska. Throughout his dental career he has successfully removed over 45,000 wisdom teeth along with thousands of complicated extractions. Dr. Dansie has worked with over a dozen different CRNAs, and he is currently certified through Rocky Mountain Sedation to administer IV sedation to his patients. He is also certified to offer oral sedation. His education started at Utah Valley University and Brigham Young University. While attending Brigham Young University, he was able to apply for dental school and was accepted to Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Creighton professors ranked him at the top of his class two years consecutively for his technical lab skills. His senior year he had the opportunity to work alongside Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon William Wyatt DDS, MD, gaining more oral surgery knowledge and experience.
After graduating in 1994 with his doctorate from Creighton, he opened his own office where he practiced general dentistry for 15 years in Payson, Utah. During this time he continued to advance in oral surgery by learning with Karl Koerner DDS, MS, a renowned world-wide expert and speaker on basic oral surgery. Dr. Koerner was and still is a great friend and mentor. Dr. Dansie also worked with Sargon Lazarof, DDS from Encino, California. Sargon Lazarof DDS, inventor of the only FDA approved “Immediate Load” Dental Implants (Sargon Dental Implants), personally trained Dr. Dansie how to place and load them. Then on behalf of Dr. Lazarof, Dr. Dansie lectured in multiple states and trained other doctors how to place the Sargon Implant. He has placed about 1,100 dental implants. Dr. Dansie will always be grateful to the Utah Implant Pioneer “Guru” Lecturer, dental surgeon, and friend Max J. Malan, DDS who has always been a true mentor. Dr. Dansie likes to give back where he can, and has had opportunities to perform charitable dental work for “Dentistry from the Heart” and many others just because. For the past five years, Dr. Dansie has focused full time on extracting wisdom teeth at many offices as a general dentist.
When he is not busy working, he enjoys being outdoors with his friends and family. He has been married to his wife Cindy for 30 years, and they have eight awesome children, two grandchildren and one on the way! He loves people and he will usually tease and joke with his patients, making them smile.
Dr. Joseph Ingoglia
Dr. Joseph Ingoglia, or “Dr. Joe” as his patients call him, attended the University of California in San Francisco. He has been caring for his patients for over 12 years and is known for his attention to detail and skill in surgery including extractions implants and implant-supported dentures. Dr. Joe has a passion for his work and strives to do the best work possible. He continues his education and improves his abilities continuously and is proficient in many areas of treatment. Patients love Dr. Joe for his caring attitude and being mindful of their needs.
While working at AvaDent Digital Dentures, a manufacturer of digital dentures, Dr. Joe would train doctors from around the country and different parts of the world. He has also planned out All-on-4® (Implant-supported denture) cases for surgeons around the valley.
Dr. Joe is originally from Paradise, California. He has five sisters and 17 nieces and nephews. He is a favorite uncle and loves being outdoors, camping, fishing and enjoys photographing nature.
Dr. Marina Donoso
Dr. Marina Donoso was born in Valencia, CA, but raised all over, including growing up in California, Washington, Oregon, and Mexico! She achieved her Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Rutgers University in Newark, NJ and her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Roseman University in Salt Lake City, UT. Dr. Donoso joined Frandsen Dental in 2020 and is an active member of the American Dental Association and Utah Dental Association.
Dr. Donoso enjoys interacting with her patients and building long-lasting trusting relationships. She got into dentistry because she enjoys working with her hands and because of how unique each case and patient can be. Her patients can expect to learn a lot about their oral health and how they can improve, both at the dental office and at home.
When not working, Dr. Donoso enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and baking. She also has a cat named Nala!