When you visit A Dental Concept, Dr. Shaun Gardner and our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve. We believe that your smile is one of your greatest assets. Our team will work with your individual needs and priorities. We treat the entire family too, children from 1 year old to great grandma 101 years young.

Our Goals list

  • 100%
    Patient Satisfaction
  • 100%
    Patient Comfort

Meet the Team users

  • Dr. Shaun Gardner DDS

    read more…Dr. Shaun GardnerDr. Gardner believes your smile is one of your best assets. It is one of the first things people notice. A beautiful smile can make a great first impression. If you are confident about your smile it shows!! Dr. Gardner's philosophy for dental care is rooted in patient education. He believes the more knowledge you have regarding your teeth the better you will be able to take care of them. Dr. Gardner takes the time to work out a treatment plan that is both comprehensive and cost effective. At A Dental Concept, Dr. Gardner uses state of-the-art equipment and the most current techniques available to perform all aspects of dental care from a simple filling to complete smile makeovers. Your comfort during all dental treatments is Dr. Gardner's sincere concern. He goes to great lengths to make all procedures gentle and painless. Dr. Gardner and his team will do their best to make your visit comfortable, positive and pleasant.

    Dr. Gardner earned his Bachelors degree from the University of Utah in Medical Biology in 1995. Then went on to complete his doctorate of dental surgery from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, one of the top three schools in the nation, in 1999. He graduated in the top ten percent of his class. Since graduation Dr. Gardner has trained extensively in cosmetic procedures, IV sedation, root canal therapy, dental implants, laser gum therapy, orthodontics, Invisalign and Cerec one visit crown restorations. Dr. Gardner did his training in IV and oral sedation at the University of Southern California and is one of an elite group of dentists to hold an IV sedation permit in the state of Arizona. He is also one of only 600 dentists nationally who have trained at the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry in San Jose, California and is licensed to perform Laser Periodontal Therapy.

  • Shelley Rayford Office Manager

    read more…Shelley RayfordShelley has been working for A Dental Concept since moving to Phoenix from Louisville KY in 2006. She has been in the dental field for over 18 years and brings many years of clinical as well as management experience to our office. Shelley began her dental career as an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) before moving into the business side of dentistry. She is very dedicated to patient care and overall dental health. Shelley is a married mother of 4 who is very involved in her kids sporting events (Basketball, Football and Track). In her spare time she loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.×

  • Brittney Rayford Dental Assistant

    read more…Brittney Rayford Brittney is the newest member of our team, she joined us in 2010 when she began her dental assisting career. She is also a full time student at Mesa Community College where she is taking her prerequisite courses to become a dental hygienist. Someday Brittney would like to be an orthodontist.×

  • "While shopping for straight teeth, I made an Appt with Dr. Gardner and I was curious about invisaligns. BEST choice I made for myself. Now, I smile on a daily basis. Friendly staff makes it worth my 20 minute commute to my dental appts." ~ Delphina Y.
  • "Great office! Everyone is always friendly and helpful. Always a great experience when I visit. Doctor Gardner and his staff are exceptional." ~ Jasmine R.
  • "I have had previous experiences with dentists that did not turn out well. I was so nervous to go to yet another new dentist, but Dr. Gardner was highly recommended by my co-worker. I came in for my first visit and the staff was extremely professional and nice. Dr. Gardner explained everything in detail and made me feel comfortable. He has done a lot of work on my teeth in the last few visits and I couldn't be happier. I have finally found my permanent dentist!! Not to mention the staff is so wonderful as well. Do yourself a favor and make an appointment!"~ Victoria R.
  • "Visiting from NJ ...and had a very bad toothache! Dr. Gardner's staff was accommodating ...took me right away. I need 2 teeth pulled. Everyone was caring and professional. They made me feel very comfortable in a very painful situation. If I ever move here you guys are going to be my dentist! Thanks for saving my vacation!"~ Heidi W.
  • "Great painless dental service! Don't go anywhere else. Great dentist and staff. A++"~ Jay C.
  • "Dr. Gardner is by far the best Dentist I've ever been to! He is caring & always has your best interest in mind. The staff is very friendly & attentive. The service I've always received has been exceptional. I highly recommend him to all my family & friends!"~ Adriana C.

Services Provided layers

+ CEREC One-day Crowns

CEREC by Sirona Dental Systems is the world's first system for the fabrication of all ceramic dental restorations in one office visit. With CEREC at your dentist's side, you can be in and out in a single visit with a permanent, all ceramic crown, onlay or veneer! For you, the patient, this means fewer injections, less drilling and less time out of your hectic schedule for dental care.

+ Laser Gum Therapy

Dr. Gardner is proud to offer the PerioLase Laser. Similar to what LASIK did for eye problems, this patented and FDA cleared laser therapy allows him to treat periodontal patients with a minimally invasive breakthrough procedure. If you're like millions of other Americans, you could be one of more than 75% of Americans who have periodontal disease, the major cause of tooth loss in adults. Until now, gum disease often meant surgery and sutures. But today, our office offers LANAP™ Laser Gum Therapy. You can feel confident knowing Dr Gardner provides world-class technology and care.

+ Nobel Implants

Implant-supported replacement teeth look, feel and function like natural teeth. Nobel implants provide comfort, convenience and confidence. Nobel implants are fully functional and they give a natural looking smile which lasts a lifetime.

+ Braces

The benefits of orthodontic treatment often go beyond the obvious physical changes of an improved bite and straighter teeth; it’s also a great way to improve a person’s overall self-image. While having beautiful straight teeth is important, even more important is the need to alleviate any potential health problems associated with the teeth or jaw. Crooked teeth or jaw problems may contribute to improper cleaning of teeth, leading to tooth decay and, possibly, gum disease or total tooth loss. Orthodontic problems that go untreated can lead to chewing and digestion difficulties, speech impairments, and abnormal wear of tooth surfaces. Over time, excessive strain on gum tissue and the bone that supports the teeth can affect the jaw joints leading to problems such as headaches or face and neck pain.

+ Invisalign

Invisalign is an invisible solution. So you won’t draw undue attention to your mouth while in treatment. In fact, virtually no one will know you’re wearing them unless you tell. Comfortable to wear, our aligners are also removable so you can eat, drink, brush, and floss as usual.

+ Zoom Whitening

The Zoom2! In-Office Whitening System is a revolutionary tooth whitening procedure. It's safe effective and very fast. In just under an hour, your teeth will be dramatically whiter. Zoom2! Whitening is ideal for anyone looking for immediate results. The convenience of Zoom2! in comparison to days of wearing trays and gradual whitening makes it the perfect choice for the busy patient.

Location & Hours map

1941 W Guadalupe Rd
Suite 120
Mesa AZ 85202
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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