MEET OUR DENTISTS
At Carefree Dentists, Dr. Daniels and Dr. Olson take great pride in providing high quality, gentle oral health care in an environment of caring and respect. We build long term relationships that improve our patients lives through education, prevention and individualized treatment.
You will leave our office with a greater knowledge of your dental health and you will be able to make the appropriate decisions about your own care. For these reasons, people appreciate our office and refer their friends and family to us.
Dr. Daniels and Dr. Olson would enjoy the opportunity to get to know you and your unique smile.
To schedule an appointment, contact us by email or call (480) 488-9735.
ELYSA DANIELS, DDS
Dr. Elysa Daniels has been practicing dentistry in Carefree since 1985. Her multi-disciplined background has led her to a love of dentistry and gentle, quality patient care, focusing especially on individual needs and prevention.
Dr. Daniels graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor with a Bachelor of Science in zoology/biology. After working for two years in cancer research at the National Institutes of Health near Washington D.C., she returned to school at the University of Maryland at Baltimore College of Dental Surgery graduating in 1984. She continued her training at the top rated University of Texas Health Science Center Hospital Dental Residency program at San Antonio. This general practice residency focused on treating patients with complex medical conditions and advanced dental restorative problems.
She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and proudly earned her Fellowship in the AGD in 1995. In addition to her regular attendance at multiple study clubs, she is a graduate of the Pankey Institute and Spear Education, and a member of the American Dental Associations, Arizona Dental Associations, and Central Arizona Dental Societies.
From simple bleaching to complex implant cases, Dr. Daniels brings great skill and technological expertise to the field of cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry, resulting in dramatic and impressive results for her patients.
Dr. Daniels has been active in the community as a member of Soroptimist International of Saguaro Foothills, the Desert Foothills Land Trust and the Carefree/Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce. She and her husband, Ed Fedoruk, have been married since 1998 and enjoy scuba diving, traveling and cooking. You may also see her hiking the local trails.
BLAKE OLSON, DDS
A true native of Arizona, Dr. Blake Olson graduated from Chaparral High School, and then attended Arizona State University on full academic scholarship. He left Arizona to attend the University of Southern California School of Dentistry where he was awarded the USC Dentistry Associates Scholarship in addition to the prestigious National Health Service Corps Scholarship based on his commitment to public service. After completing his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Dr. Olson became the Dental Director of a public health center in Northern California.
In 2011, Dr. Olson returned home to Arizona and joined Carefree Dentists. He quickly gained notice in the community for his extremely compassionate, gentle approach to dentistry, and his dedication to patient education. A committed life-long learner, Dr. Olson actively participates in numerous continuing education courses and dental study clubs. He prides himself on meticulous aesthetic designs and patient satisfaction.
A lover of all things outdoors; Dr. Olson can be found with his wife Shelley exploring the Arizona trails by foot, bike, and boat. He is very active in the Carefree Kiwanis organization and other local philanthropic programs. He says his greatest joy in dentistry is getting to know all of his patients personally and problem solving on an individual basis.