A native of Mesa, Dr. Spurling graduated a Regent's Scholar from Mountain View High School and earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University. Earning a scholarship to the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, he graduated in the top of the class with his doctorate. Dr. Spurling went on to receive an officer's commission and trained under leading specialists in the United States Air Force Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program. He served during operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom and maintains his commission in the United States Air Force Reserve. Since entering civilian practice in Arizona, Dr. Spurling has stayed on the cutting edge of rapidly-evolving dental research and technology. His commitment to dental excellence for his patients has earned him associate fellowship status in the World Clinical Laser Institute, and fellowship status in the Academy of Laser Dentistry and the California Implant Institute. During a mercy mission to the Dominican Republic Dr. Spurling met his wife, Viviana, who served as interpreter for the ministry. Today Dr. Spurling and Viviana live in Mesa with two boys, Luke and Christopher. He finds balance to his professional pursuits as a teacher at his church and dedicated father and husband. Lead Dental Assistant, Viviana Spurling, grew up in Santiago, Dominican Republic. She served her church's ministry on the drama team, teaching children's Sunday school and working with American missionaries in building, medical and evangelism projects as English/Spanish interpreter. Viviana immigrated to the United States dental assisting. Her passion to help people has lead her to join her husband in providing excellent dental care to the people of the East Valley.