Photo of dentists Dr. Sarah Chang & Dr. Maxwell Johnson at Bria Dental in Marana AZ

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Chang is truly a dedicated person to her clients...professional, efficient, thoughtful & informative. She & her husband make a great team!

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When choosing a name for her dream practice, Dr. Sarah Chang knew she wanted it to feel like a part of the family. She chose to name it after her children’s names, Bryce and Aria, creating Bria Dental.

Sarah Chang, DMD

Dr. Sarah Chang completed her undergraduate education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and went on to receive her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) at UNLV School of Dental Medicine. During her studies, she had the opportunity to perform oral cancer research and has two papers published in the Cancer Cell International and Journal of Dietary Supplementation. She was also honored to be invited as a speaker at the International Association of Dental Research Conference in Brazil.

investing in patients

To ensure her patients receive the most advanced scientific solutions, Dr. Chang invests significant time and money every year in pursuit of evidence-based dental education and training. She is a Kois-trained dentist with specialized skills in full mouth rehabilitation and complex cosmetic treatment.

Dr. Chang is a Fellow with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) and has advanced training in full arch implants, sinus augmentation, ridge augmentation, soft tissue grafting and the use of PRF (platelet rich fibrin). She is also a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Giving Back

Dr. Chang is extremely passionate about giving back to the community. While at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, she volunteered in community outreach programs to help the homeless, veterans, children and battered women. She was the lead director in the homeless clinic where she received the Community Leadership Award and the Huntridge Homeless Project Community Service Award in Las Vegas, and currently actively volunteers in Southern Arizona.

Outside of being a healthcare professional, Dr. Chang is a daughter of Korean-American parents, a sister, a wife to Dr. Maxwell Johnson, and a mother of two young children, Bryce and Aria. Her free time is spent with her family, traveling, cooking, riding her Peloton bike, and practicing yoga.

Maxwell Johnson, DMD

A Tucson native, Dr. Johnson was in the top 5 of his class at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, School of Dental Medicine, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He completed his general practice residency in the Lehigh Valley Hospital Network in Allentown, PA, where he learned advanced techniques in implant dentistry, orthodontics, and cosmetic dentistry. 

He furthers his skills regularly by attending continuing education courses to keep up with the most recent techniques so he can provide his patients with the best care available. Dr. Johnson is a member of the American Dental Association, the Arizona Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the Arizona Small Business Association, and the Academy of Osseointegration. 

He is married to his beautiful wife and fellow Bria Dental dentist, Dr. Sarah Chang. They are blessed with two wonderful children, Bryce and Aria. Outside of the office, you can find Dr. Johnson with his family, traveling, running outdoors, cycling, or out on the links playing a round of golf.

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