Meet the team

Dr. Paul A. Mackley, DDS

Managing Board Member

Dr. Paul A. Mackley- IDA Managing Board Member

Dr. Paul Mackley graduated from Oklahoma University College of Dentistry 1988, graduating in the top 10% of his class with honors. He gained valuable experience the first five years of practice in performing complex procedures mentoring with Dr. J. Reed Mackley. He is comfortable with all aspects of dentistry and surgeries including wisdom teeth, implants, all cosmetic procedures and all root canals. Major reconstructive cases are the most enjoyable to him. He has instructed younger dentist in various procedures and has done humanitarian work in Central America for going on seven years. Dr. Mackley enjoys church work, horses, scouting and all outdoor activities, farming and most of all, time with his wife and six children.


Dr. Scott Craven, DDS, MS/MHC

Board Member

Dr. Scott Craven - IDA Managing Board Member

Dr. Scott Craven is a Utah native and has been practicing dentistry since 1996. He did his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University and received his dental degree from Creighton University, School of Dentistry. He has since earned certification from the World Clinical Laser Institute in Laser Dentistry and the Whitecap Institute of Implant Dentistry.

An advocate of life-long learning, Dr. Craven earned a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling in 2010 and is on track to receive a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology in 2015. Dr. Craven is passionate about empowering individuals and families as well as consulting business personnel to achieve their potential at work.

Dr. Craven is married with five children. His interests include writing novels and short stories in the science fiction and fantasy genres, studying psychology, reading, doing just about anything with his family, and enjoying church and community service.


Dr. Mark Mackley, DDS

Managing Board Member

Dr. Mark Mackley - IDA Managing Board Member

Dr. Mark Mackley has been enjoying serving patients for over 14 yrs. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Creighton School of Dentistry in 1996.

His dedication to his patients is apparent in every aspect of treatment from the atmosphere of the office to the members of the team to his complete attention to you in his office. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has performed comprehensive orthodontics and other cosmetic dentistry for many years.

Along with dentistry, he also enjoys his wife of 13 years and 7 children.


Dr. Kent O. Linsley, DDS

Board Member

Dr. Kent O. Linsley - Board Member

Dr. Kent Linsley attended the University of Washington from 1980 to 1984. Throughout his career he has continued his education attending additional course in Endodontics and Implants. He is a member of the Weber District Dental Society, and the Ogden Dental Study Club. Dr. Linsley now practices dentistry at Northview Dental Associates in North Ogden, Utah. His patients know him as a dentist who works hard to provide comfortable, knowledgeable and informative dentistry with the constant goal of perfection in his work. Dr. Linsley loves to spend his free time with his family doing various outdoor, recreational activities and other family projects.


Dr. Judd Barclay, DDS

Board Member

Dr. Judd Barclay - IDA Board Member

Dr. Judd Barclay graduated Summa Cum Laude from Weber State University with a B.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science. In June of 2000 he graduated from West Virginia University School of Dentistry. He has been practicing dentistry at Northview Dental Associates in North Ogden, Utah since July 2000. He is a member of the Utah Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Barclay served a mission from 1988 to 1990 in Argentina; where he learned to speak Spanish fluently. He was married to his wife in 1994 and together the have 2 daughters. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and outdoor activities such as backpacking, fishing, skiing and motorcycling.


Teresa H. Thomas

IDA Director

Teresa H. Thomas - IDA Director

Teresa has been with IDA for over 14 years. Previous to her joining IDA she worked in banking for 8 years which gave her a great insight into the financial spectrum of business and the importance of having systems and structure in place. She then took on the role of Office Manager for a successful pediatric practice which introduced her to the field of dentistry. In 2006, she was a key component in starting up and formalizing IDA.

Teresa is currently the Operations Director of IDA where she leads a team of professionals that oversees the accounting and business services for all affiliated offices. She also assists the Board of Directors on matters pertaining to the individual practices to insure optimal growth. She has established systems within IDA that have allowed the business to continue to grow and reach new heights.

Teresa, a native of Idaho now resides in North Ogden Utah and loves spending time with her husband and children. Her hobbies include hiking, camping and golfing, as well as community and church service.