Dr. Michael Darais was born in Provo, Utah spending most of his time outdoors, hiking, biking or fishing up Provo Canyon. During high school, Dr. Darais was awarded multiple times in art contests where he excelled in architectural designs and renderings, pottery and woodworking, which would later spark his interest in dentistry.
After high school, Dr. Darais served a two-year church service mission to Recife, Brazil. Upon return from his service, he graduated from Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah with a degree in Biology where he met his wife Elise who had moved to Utah from Toronto, Ontario Canada to attend school. They were married two years later and Dr. Darais then achieved his dream of attending University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, CA. Since dental school, Dr. Darais has taken several continuing education courses to strengthen his dental technique as well as staying up to date with the latest dental procedures.
Dr. Darais is passionate about dentistry and is very detail-oriented, caring and loves his patients. He enjoys a profession that allows him to grow and constantly improve in patient care. Dr. Darais prides himself in knowing that our office provides only the best treatment to all of our patients, and is constantly seeking ways in which to improve our office and our care for our patients.
Aside from dentistry, Dr. Darais enjoys mountain biking, camping, skiing, dirt biking, spending time with his family and working on building his custom motorcycle. Dr. Darais looks forward to meeting you and hopes to serve you and your family with all of your dental care needs.
Dr. Stephen Dixon was raised in Orem, Utah where he spent a lot of his time camping, shooting, learning to play the string bass, and learning about computers.
Following high school, Dr. Dixon served a two-year church service mission in Georgia, after which he attended Utah Valley University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology.
Dr. Dixon attended dental school at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. After graduating in 2015, he began practicing dentistry in Oklahoma and has continued to expand his clinical skills and knowledge through continuing education courses in orthodontics, endodontics, pediatric dentistry, and restorative dentistry. He is excited to be able to join the Trinidad Family Dental family and to help improve the health and well-being of his patients in southern Colorado.