Dental Home - Dr. Folson

Stephen Folson, DDS


Dental Home - Dr. Oatis

John Oatis, DDS

Dr. Oatis was born and raised in a suburb of Pittsburgh and moved to Phoenix when he was 15 years old. He attended Gerard High School and then 4 years of college at Northern Arizona University. After 1 year of graduate school at University of Arizona, he attended Northwestern University Dental School. Dr. Oatis began practicing dentistry in 1980. He has been married to the girl of his dreams for 44 years! His love of drawing and art carried over to his love of the art of dentistry. Dr. Oatis continues to broaden his scope of dentistry by taking many continuing education courses. He has also volunteered at the John C. Lincoln Hospital Children's Dental Clinic for 20 years. In his spare time, Dr. Oatis enjoys running, exercising daily, reading, and is an avid golfer. Even though he is a SERIOUS Pittsburgh Steelers fan, he also supports the Cardinals, Diamondbacks and the Suns.

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Melanie Hull, DDS

Melanie Simchak Hull, DDS, MAGD was raised in the Moon Valley area of Phoenix and attended Lookout Mountain Elementary School, Mountain Sky Jr. High and Thunderbird High School. She completed an accelerated six-year program at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1997. Dr. Hull then pursued advanced hospital training at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, emphasizing children’s dentistry and patients with special needs. Since entering private practice, Dr. Hull has continued her philosophy of being a life-long learner by earning Mastership status in the Academy of General Dentistry. With over 20 years of experience in general dentistry and sedation dentistry for all ages, she strives to create a positive experience for each patient. Dr. Hull volunteers her time with several local charities and is a board member of the Delta Dental Foundation.

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Michael Hull, DDS

Michael Hull, DDS, FAGD grew up in Missouri and completed an accelerated six-year program at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1997 with his wife Melanie. As an officer in the US Navy, he completed a hospital residency program at the Naval Hospital-Camp Pendleton in California. He provided a wide range of dental services to our sailors and marines. He is an Arizona Dental Board appointed evaluator for the Oral Sedation Permit. He has successfully performed thousands of dental sedation procedures over his career and looks forward to providing a safe and comfortable experience for all patients at Dental Home. He has earned a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and is a Practitioner-Evaluator for the NIH National Practice-Based Research Network. He and Dr. Melanie Hull have four school-aged children and is an active volunteer with the local Boy Scout troop.