Click Here to Take Advantage of our $49 Cleaning, X-Ray, and Exam Offer!

Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?

Dr. Mueller grew up loving baseball, and his passion took him as far as playing semi-pro ball with pro scouts in regular attendance. Unfortunately, a career-ending injury happened in his senior year of college – but when one chapter closes, another opens. His baseball coach growing up with a dentist, and the man influenced him a great deal when it came to seeing the potential of the oral healthcare field. His fresh start led him to a lifelong job that he still finds extremely satisfying to this day!

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

After studying at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, Dr. Mueller pursued his dental doctorate at Southern Illinois University in Alton, IL, followed by a General Practice Residency. Over time, he has pursued continuing education at world-renowned institutes, such as the Pankey Institute, Dawson institute, the Spear Center, and the Hornbrook Institute.

Today, Dr. Mueller is considered a TMJ/sleep therapy expert and holds Diplomate status in a number of organizations, including the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the Academy of Sleep and Breathing, and the Academy of Craniofacial Pain. He is a current member of the Arizona Dental Association. He has also been a faculty member at Midwestern Dental School for well over a decade.

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Dr. Mueller has a grown daughter who just graduated with her MBA from Grand Canyon University. She lives in Toronto and is married to a dentist! As for personal hobbies, he enjoys hiking in the Arizona desert (when it’s not too hot), exercising, supporting small restaurants, and discovering new places. His love for sports is now mostly focused on golf. He used to play competitively and even got down to a handicap of 3.

More to Explore