Our Doctors

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!

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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.

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 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.

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, DDS

Undergraduate at Arizona State UniversityDoctor 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, 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

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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


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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

Dr. John Cianciola has been practicing for 14 years in general dentistry, performing implant and periodontal treatment and specializes in cosmetic procedures. Dr. Cianciola holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from SUNY at Geneseo, New York. He completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery from SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, Buffalo, New York. He has his 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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13404 N Del Webb Blvd
Sun City, AZ 85351

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13909 W Camino Del Sol, Ste 102
Sun City West, AZ 85375

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