Dr. Donald Otten received his B.A. in biology from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa in 1989 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota in 1998. Dr. Otten spent time in the Peace Corps and then worked in general veterinary practice until 2014 when he joined Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists as a Resident to work towards completion of his requirements for Board Certification in dentistry. Dr. Otten is interested in all facets of dentistry from root canal treatment and crown therapy to oral surgery. He enjoys dentistry because "pets leave our office with a healthier, more comfortable mouths every day."
Dr. Otten is a member of the American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS), American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association (AZVMA). Personal interests include climbing, cycling, yoga, border collies and photography.