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, DDS
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.
Dr. Richard Holley, DDS
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.
Dr. Frank Nelson, DDS
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.
Dr. Tahany Whiting, DMD
Dr. Whiting grew up in Arizona where she attended the College of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale. As a dental patient herself, she was encouraged by her orthodontist to pursue career in dentistry and she's never looked back. She continues to spend tremendous hours in higher education and training in surgery, implants, and cosmetic dentistry. She is committed to providing her clients with highest quality of comprehensive care.
Doctorate degree from College of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Arizona State University
Dr. Lisa Kubik, DMD
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
Captain Roderick Davies, USA, Ret., DDS, AEGD
Dr. Davies received his B.S. in Economics from Arizona State University and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Oklahoma. After graduation, being part of the US Army Dental Corp took him to Fort Campbell, KY where he completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. He has enjoyed his various Army assignments and joins us most recently from Hawaii after an honorable discharge from the Army. Throughout his time with the Army he has completed numerous advanced continuing education courses in cosmetics, implants, sedation, forensic dentistry, surgical procedures and the best technology available. He continues to further his knowledge and expertise with courses designed to improve the quality of care for his patients.
Dr. John Cianciola, DDS
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!
Dr. Mark Moss
I enjoy spending time with my loved ones (and my cat George), gardening, yoga, and ocean sports. Growing up on the coastline of California gave me the opportunity to participate in many water sports such as, surfing, paddle boarding, and kite surfing, which I still enjoy to this day. I am fortunate enough to have a career that I love dearly and about which I am extremely passionate. Quality patient care, caring relationships with my patients, and a constant desire to keep up with the most current techniques have kept my love of providing excellent patient care alive for many, many years.
BA in Biology / Chemistry / Pre-Med.
DDS University of the Pacific School of Dentistry