Meet the Team

Dr.-FreiDr. Burke Frei
Dr. Burke Frei is a general and cosmetic dentist and has been practicing here in The Valley since 2006. He is excited to be joining the team at Comfort Care Dental. Dr. Frei is originally from St. George, Utah. He completed his undergraduate education at Southern Utah University and attended dental school at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He is a member of both the American Dental Association and the Arizona Dental Association. Dr. Frei excels in both cosmetic and prosthetic dentistry including all ceramic and Zirconia (all white) crown and bridge work as well as porcelain veneers and in-office professional whitening. He also offers Clear Correct invisible aligners. This is a unique, clear and invisible alternative to braces to straighten teeth. Dr. Frei also restores implants, including implant-retained and supported dentures, as well as traditional dentures and partials. Dr. Frei enjoys getting to know his patients one-on-one so he can customize and personalize their dental care to deliver the most optimal treatment possible. In his free time, Dr. Frei enjoys playing the piano and sings with the Phoenix Metropolitan Men’s Chorus. He also enjoys quality time with his dog River, cooking, traveling, and spending time with his twin nieces and nephews.


Dr. Brittany EllisBrittany K. Ellis, DMD – Orthodontist
Brittany K. Ellis is a dedicated community orthodontist who prides herself on building the perfect smile for each patient. She received her orthodontic certificate from A.T. Still University and has been an active member in Arizona’s Orthodontic community for the last 3 years. Prior to attending her residency, she attended the University of Washington in Seattle and Midwestern University’s College of Dental Medicine. Brittany is a former professional cheerleader and has been apart of various Arizona sports teams including the Phoenix Suns and the Arizona Rattlers. She was invited to dance during the Super Bowl XLI halftime show and has been elected to the Arena Bowl’s Dream Team. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and young son, watching Disney movies, and exploring the outdoors.
Program Link: Braces for All Faces


Dr. CiprianoThomas Cipriano, DDS, MS – Endodontist
Dr. Thomas J. Cipriano is originally from New York where he graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology, cum laude. He obtained a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Iowa State University before entering dental school at the University of Iowa – College of Dentistry. Dr. Cipriano completed both his Hospital Residency and Endodontic training at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.