Meet Your Dental Team
Robert Baird, DDS
Robert Baird, DDS is a graduate of Creighton University where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He has over 15 years’ experience in general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry.
He is an Invisalign preferred provider, sedation certified and have over 10 years’ experience placing and restoring implants. Dr. Baird can perform all phases of oral surgery, root canals, and cosmetic procedures.
He has a kind chairside manner and treats his patients as if they are family
Timothy Yu, DMD - Orthodontist
Originally from the Midwest, Dr. Timothy Yu was born and raised in Michigan and went to Oberlin College in Ohio where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in biology. He continued his love of science by attending Temple University School of Dentistry in Pennsylvania where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree graduating near the top of his class.
During dental school he found his life’s calling—orthodontics, and continued his pursuit by remaining at Temple University to complete his orthodontic residency earning a Master’s of Science Degree and Orthodontic Specialty Certificate. During residency he was able to explore many cutting-edge areas of orthodontics culminating in his master’s thesis studying the effectiveness of Invisalign compared to conventional braces. As a resident he also enjoyed introducing dental students in the intricacies of orthodontics as a preclinical lab instructor. In 2008 he moved to Phoenix with his wife Lucia and began to set roots welcoming their first child Noah in 2010.
Dr. Yu is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics, and is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, and American Board of Orthodontics. In his spare time he loves golfing and spending time with his wife and family
Your Team For Quality Care
Call Merrill Ranch Dental Care in Florence, AZ today to schedule your appointment or consultation. Our conveniently located Florence office provides families in Queen Creek, Coolidge, Gilbert, and surrounding areas with personalized attention for happy, healthy smiles.