Meet Our Doctors

in Sun City, Arizona

Meet Our Doctors Our professional doctors and our team at Burns Dentistry have dedicated their careers to providing you with the utmost quality and care dentistry has to offer.

We are able to provide comfortable, health-centered dentistry utilizing all types of sedation, if necessary. We value each and every one of our patients and strongly emphasize on getting to know them on an individual basis. With our proven patient testimonials, it’s no doubt Burns Dentistry is the right place for you!

Dr. Jerry Burns

Jerry Burns, DDS

Education
B.S., DDS, from Indiana University, Graduate of the world renown Spear Institute for advanced dental studies Graduate of PAC Live, Graduate of the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for advanced dentistry and cosmetics, Graduate of Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, Fellow of the International Dental Implant Association.

Achievements / Awards
Past member of the Spear faculty teaching and educating doctors from all over the world in cosmetics and rebuilding healthy functional smiles.

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Dr. Richard Holly

Richard Holly, DDS

Education
Degree graduate of the University of Arizona and the University of Colorado. Advanced General Dentistry degree from the University of Missouri. Studied at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advance Dental Studies, learning the most advanced techniques in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry.

Achievements / Awards
Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry at the youngest age on record, and has since been honored by his peers by being elected President of the Arizona Academy of General Dentistry.

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Dr. Frank Nelson

Frank Nelson, DDS

Education
Undergraduate at Arizona State University Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California

Achievements / Awards
Dr. Nelson has years of experience and training in Dental Implants, Full Mouth Reconstruction, Aesthetics, and Orthodontics. With over 30 years of experience, he has taught internationally, been a part-time faculty member of his alma mater USC and provided hours of continuing education courses to other professionals.

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Dr. Tahany Whiting

Tahany Whiting, DMD

Education
Doctorate degree from College of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Arizona State University.

Achievements
Committed to continual education ever since being a dentist, she has earned more credits than most dentists do in a 15 year period. A great deal of her training has been in surgery and dental implants, which she is very passionate about.

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Dr. Lisa Kubik

Lisa Kubik, DMD

Education
B.S. Marketing, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
DMD, Midwestern University

Achievements / Awards
Guest Lecturer at Midwestern University- Glendale, AZ
Dean’s Research Award - 2018
Community Service Award – 2016
President of the Midwestern University Student Research Group - 2016
Kenneth A. Suarez Dentsply Research Award – 2015

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Dr. John Cianciola

John Cianciola, DDS

Education
Bachelor of Science degree in Management from SUNY at Geneseo, New York, Doctor of Dental Surgery from SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, Buffalo, New York, Master of Science in Dentistry from Case Western Reserve University, School of Dental Medicine, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Achievements / Awards
Faculty member in the surgery department at Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine. Faculty member at the MischImplant Institute, the largest implant training organization in the world!

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With a fully trained dental team and an inhouse lab to deliver every type of dental procedure, we are fully equipped to customize an exact plan for you and your mouth. At Burns Dentistry, we know that every patient is different and that is why we’ve gone through the care and training to make sure we can deliver exactly what you need. With a personalized treatment plan, you can have the information you need to make an educated decision about your health and your future, with no pressure on our end.

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