At Ford & Draper Dental, our team is dedicated to providing excellent dental care. Our dental practice in South Ogden, Utah, is owned by siblings and has been handed down for generations, a fixture of the community.
In 1996, Jonathan Ford graduated from the Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska, after completing his undergraduate studies at Weber State University and Bonneville High School. He regularly continues his education, two or three times annually to keep his skills up-to-date. He and his sister, Dr. Draper, are 3rd generation dentists, all serving in the Ogden area, back to 1934. Dr. Ford is a proud member of the ADA®, the Utah Dental Association (UDA), the Weber District Dental Society (WDDS) and the Ogden Dental Seminars Dental Study Club. Dr. Ford’s goal as a dentist is to provide the best dental care possible with advanced technology to anyone seeking care. He loves dentistry and the satisfaction it brings by putting smiles on people’s faces. He loves living and raising his family in Ogden. When not in the office, Dr. Ford loves to spend time with his wife, married in 1989, their three sons and one grandchild. He also loves skiing, both on snow and the water.
Mary Catherine Ford Draper graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 2001 after completing a Bachelor’s degree from Weber State University in Dental Hygiene, Nutrition and Health. Dr. Draper continues her education every quarter to stay current and sharp. She is a member of the ADA®, the Utah Dental Association, Weber District Dental Society, and the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. She has served on the UDA Convention Committee and is currently serving on the University of Utah Continuing Education Board. Dr. Draper’s goal as a dentist is to provide comprehensive dental care for every type of patient with exceptional results while maintaining excellent dental health. She enjoys helping in the community with dentistry, church and education. In her free time, Dr. Draper loves to spend time with her husband, to whom she has been married since 1994, and their six children. She also loves running, snow skiing and water skiing.
Meet Our Team
Our friendly team is excited to meet you! Give us a call today to schedule your appointment and learn more about our dental services. We look forward to helping you care for your smile.
Karen – Front Desk
Karen joined our team in 2013. She cares about our patients and enjoys the people she works with. Karen has five children and five grandchildren, and loves being a grandma!
Marta – Front Desk
Marta has been with our team since 1999. She enjoys helping our patients with their scheduling needs, and loves the great environment in our office. Marta is bilingual in the language of Spanish. She is married and has three sons, and her hobbies include bowling.
Amber – Dental Hygienist
Amber graduated from WSU with a Bachelor of Science degree as well as a minor in Spanish. She has been with our team since 2011. Amber loves our fun office and great patients! She has six energetic children and enjoys being outdoors in her spare time.
Andrea – Dental Hygienist
Andrea graduated from WSU, and joined our team in 1997. She loves our patients and enjoys the family feeling in our office. Andrea has two sons. Outside of the office she enjoys biking, vacationing and taking long walks on the beach.
Liz – Dental Hygienist
Liz graduated from Weber State University with her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been part of our team since 1997. Liz loves working with such great people and with longtime patients. She is married and has three children, two girls and one boy. She loves to watch her kids participate in sports.
Janell – Dental Hygienist
Janell earned a B.S. degree in Kinesiology from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA, as well as a B.S. in Dental Hygiene from Weber State University here in Ogden. Her favorite thing about the practice is the people she works with and the fact that everyone looks out for one another. When she’s out of the office she loves being outdoors and traveling as well as spending time as a wife, mother, and a proud mom of her fur babies.
Michelle – Dental Hygienist
Michelle graduated as a dental hygienist from Weber State University. She has been with our team since 2007. Her favorite part of working at Ford & Draper Dental is the amazing people she works with and the wonderful patients. Michelle is married with three kids.
Shauna – Dental Hygienist
Shauna attended WSU for her degree, and has been part of our team since 2017. She enjoys the friendships she has developed with our team and our patients. Shauna has three sons, and outside of the office likes to go backpacking, hiking and camping.
Taylor – Dental Hygienist
Taylor earned her Bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene from Dixie State. She has been with our office since 2017. Taylor is always willing to help wherever she is needed, and enjoys the teamwork of our office. She also loves our amazing patients!
Alix – Dental Assistant
Alix is a certified dental assistant, and is currently pursuing a degree in dental hygiene and public health. She has been with our team since 2018. Alix loves the fun environment in our office and enjoys getting to know our patients. Outside of the office she enjoys watching Netflix.
Chandler – Dental Assistant
Chander joined our team in 2018. She loves interacting with our patients, learning and developing skills while meeting new people and getting to know them. She is currently attending Weber State. Chandler has two brothers and one sister, and enjoys playing soccer and being outdoors.
Emily – Dental Assistant
Emily has been with Ford & Draper Dental since 2009. She is currently in the dental hygiene program at Weber State University. She loves the people she works with and when she is not in the office or class, she enjoys CrossFit.
Shayli – Dental Assistant
Shayli completed the dental assisting program at OWATC before joining our team in 2018. She loves everyone she works with and how our team works together to create a fun and positive work environment. In her spare time, Shayli loves to travel and be outdoors as much as possible.
Talena – Dental Assistant
Talena has been with our team since 1996. She loves the atmosphere in our office! Outside of the office she enjoys camping and shopping on Amazon. Talena has two sons.
Brittnie Gallegos – Billing Department
Having been with our team since 2006, Brittnie has built a strong relationship with each of our team members. She enjoys bringing laughs to our devoted patients and helping them have a positive experience with us. In her spare time, Brittnie enjoys reading, shopping and making crafts. She is married with three children.