Our Sun City West team at Burns Dentistry is comprised of dedicated professionals who maintain a compassionate and knowledgeable demeanor. We maintain our education and technology to provide advanced dentistry in our area. Our vision at Burns Dentistry is to provide comprehensive state-of-the-art care in a fun, supportive, growth-minded culture.
We are one office with multiple locations, providing our patients and community with the highest level of customer service. Under guidance of our highly-trained leadership team we will invest in your personal and professional growth and development.
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.
With more than a decade of experience, Dr. Jeffrey Erickson brings his small town work ethic to his passion for the art of dentistry, and the positive impact he can make in his patient’s health. As a second generation doctor, he understands that both skill and compassion are required for exceptional patient care. He recognizes the trust that patients place in him and his dental team, and appreciates every patient relationship for this reason.Learn More About Dr. Erickson
Dr. Ilian Barber is one of the newest doctors to join the team at our Sun City West office. Prior to starting his career as a dentist, he spent eight years working as a surgical technician. Dr. Barber has now been practicing dentistry for almost five years, practicing the philosophy of treating his patients how he would want to be treated. He takes a personal approach with each patient, building relationships and getting to know each one of his patients.Learn More About Dr. Barber
Holly is a second generation Arizonan. She graduated from the dental hygiene program at Phoenix College. She has worked in the dental field for more than nine years, and has laser and oral conscious sedation certifications.
Get to know Holly: She enjoys spending time with her children, being outdoors, bike riding, and spending time up north.
Originally from San Diego, Haleigh has called Arizona home since 2005. She earned her Associate of Applied Science and Dental Hygiene Associate degrees from Carrington College in Arizona. Haleigh has more than ten years of dental experience, including five years of dental hygiene experience.
Get to know Haleigh: Haleigh has a wonderful fiance named Jack, and they have two cavapoos named Emmie and Moose. Together, they’re both huge ASU fans, and love going to football games and tailgating.
Kara is an Arizona native, born and raised in Phoenix. She earned her Dental Assisting Certification from San Diego Mesa College. Kara has over two years of experience, and has been with Burns Dentistry for over one year.
Get to know Kara: Outside of work, Kara enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and their dogs, and shopping.
Heidi was born and raised in Arizona. She graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Bryman College, and has more than seven years experience in the dental field. She has been with Burns Dentistry for over one year.
Get to know Heidi: Outside of work, Heidi enjoys shopping, working out, traveling, and spending time with her husband and their two children.
Rita is an Arizona native. She attended Arizona College of Allied Health, and has more than sixteen years experience in the dental industry. She recently joined the Burns Dentistry team.
Get to know Rita: Rita and her husband have two children. She enjoys hiking and crafts, and cheering on her hometown Diamondbacks and Cardinals. They have a three-legged dog, Gizmo.
Originally from New Mexico, Sarah attended the University of New Mexico, and PIMA Medical Institute in Denver. She has been a Dental Assistant since 2016, and joined the Burns Dentistry team one year ago.
Get to know Sarah: When she’s not working, Sarah enjoys spending time in the outdoors, reading, painting, cooking, playing with her toy Aussie, Ladybug, and cheering on the Denver Broncos.
Originally from Indiana, Karlie earned a Psychology, Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Arizona University, and her Dental Assisting Certificate from Carrington College. She has two years of experience in the dental industry, and recently joined the Burns Dentistry team.
Get to know Karli: In her free time, Karlie likes to read, and loves traveling. She’s been to Australia, New Zealand, and Nicaragua.
Megan is originally from Houston, TX. She attended the Dental Assistant Academy, and holds certifications in CPR, and Phlebotomy. Megan has eight years of experience, and has been with Burns Dentistry for the last four years.
Get to know Megan: In her spare time, she enjoys photography, cooking, baking, and waiting in line at Starbucks.
Amber is a native to Arizona, born and raised in Surprise. She is just beginning her career in the dental industry, and has been with Burns Dentistry for over a year.
Get to know Amber: Amber loves being around her family and friends. She grew up watching her brother play baseball, and became a lifelong fan of the sport, and cheering on the Diamondbacks!
Debbie Jo graduated from Glendale Community College, and also has her Arizona Cosmetology license. She joined the Burns Dentistry team two years ago.
Get To Know Debbie Jo:Debbie Jo is a native Arizonan. When she’s not helping patients at our Sun City West office, she loves to shop, play sports, and spend time with her family.
Originally from Chicago, IL, Jessica graduated from high school in Glendale. Her experience includes more than 25 years in sales and customer service. She has been a part of the Burns Dentistry team for three years.
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.