Dr. Tim Gardner
Dentist / Owner
Dr. Tim Gardner was born and raised in Holladay, UT. He is the 3rd of 8 children. He went to school at The University of Utah where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Medical Biology. After finishing at the “U”, Dr. Gardner went on to Dental School in the great state of Oregon, at Oregon Health Sciences University, a school known for Clinical Excellence, graduating in 1998. He is married to his wonderful wife Kimberlee Jensen Gardner and they have 5 beautiful children: Hailee, Grant, Megan, Griffin and Cooper. They have lived in Layton for the past 10 years. He enjoys golfing and boating with his family. Dr. Gardner believes strongly in staying up to date on the best techniques and materials for helping to keep your smile healthy and beautiful throughout your life.
Dr. Justin Nybo
Dr. Justin Nybo was born and raised in Layton, Utah. He attended Layton High School and graduated in 2007. He then attended Weber State University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry. Afterwards, he applied to dental school and was accepted at the University of Utah School of Dentistry. He graduated in 2017 with the inaugural class and is excited to be working with patients in his hometown. Dr. Nybo’s goal is to make patients feel comfortable when coming to the dentist. He received the Excellence in Patient Care and the Excellence in Teamwork awards in school. Both these values are core to his beliefs and reflect what he feels dentistry is all about. He is committed to stay up to date to ensure that patients are always given the best care possible! He enjoys writing and recording music in his spare time.
Regan grew up in Idaho, but has lived in Utah for the last 17 years. She has been in the dental field since 2006 and is certified as a dental assistant. She is experienced in all aspects of the front office, specializing in insurance. Her passion is helping patients realize that being at the dentist can be an enjoyable experience, and watching their lives change as their oral health improves. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their total of 7 children, camping, fishing and reading.
Front Office Coordinator
Stephanie grew up in Clinton, Utah and attended Northridge High School. She has been in the dental field since 2000 and has worked both as a dental assistant and in the front office. She enjoys coming to work and enjoys talking with patients and getting to know them. Stephanie and her husband have a blended family with 2 girls and 4 boys. She loves spending time with her family, playing games, boating and just having fun!”
Amy grew up in Orange County California. She studied Early Childhood Education in college until she left for Madrid, Spain to serve an LDS mission. Later, she move to Boise, Idaho to live near her brother who is a dentist. He encouraged her to go back to school and become a dental assistant. Amy has enjoyed working in the dental field and her passion is working with dental insurance. Amy moved to Utah in 2011. She enjoys spending time with her cute 4 year old son, watching scary movies, hanging out with friends and visiting her family in Boise.
Megan was born in Salt Lake City and grew up in Ogden. After graduating from Ogden High in 2003, she began working as a dental assistant. While working, she pursued her goal of becoming a dental hygienist and in April 2011, she graduated from Weber State with her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. She loves educating her patients on the importance of good oral hygiene and providing the best treatment possible. When she is not working, Megan and her husband enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends. They love being parents to their daughters Ruby and Charlotte! Megan is an avid reader and always has the latest best seller.
McKinlei grew up in Layton. After graduating in 2007 from Northridge High she began working as a dental assistant/front office assistant. She loves dentistry and working at a dental office so much that she began to pursue her dream of becoming a Dental Hygienist and fulfilled that dream in April 2013. She graduated from Weber State University with her bachelors in Dental Hygiene. She loves interacting with patients and learning new things every day. She is the perfect combination of thorough but gentle! McKinlei has been married since 2011 to her high school sweetheart and is the proud mother of their adorable son Dax! She also enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors and cooking and baking!
Kenzie was born in Salt Lake City and grew up in Bountiful. She started in the dental field as a certified dental assistant in 2009, after working a little over three years as an assistant decided to continue her education and become a licensed dental hygienist. She attended hygiene school at Fortis College in Salt Lake City, recently graduating in April of 2015. Kenzie loves educating her patients and always learning new things, she also has a goal of helping her patients feel as comfortable as possible in the dental office. When not working she loves to spend time with family and friends being outdoors, camping, four wheeling, and boating.
Braidyn has been in the dental field since 2014 and has worked exclusively at Gardner Dental. She attended the DATC for the dental assisting program. She is passionate about dentistry and excited to help patients overcome any fears they may have when coming to the dentist. Between working and her classes, Braidyn enjoys camping, fishing, swing dancing and spending time with family and friends.
Ellie was born and raised in Layton. She graduated from Layton High school in 2016 and attended the dental assisting program at the Davis Applied Technology Program. Ellie loves working as a dental assistant and getting to know all of the patients. She comes from a family of 5 with two sisters. In her free time she likes to spend time with her family, going hiking, running, shopping, and hanging out with friends.
Jamie was born and raised in Ogden. After graduating from Bonneville High School in 2005, she attended the dental assisting program at UIDA in North Ogden, and graduated with her RDA in 2009. She has been dental assisting in the Davis county area for the last 8 years. Jamie loves our patients and likes getting to know them! In her free time, Jamie enjoys spending time with her fiance’ and 2 teenage daughters camping, fishing, swimming and traveling.
Jessica was born and raised in Layton. She is currently a senior at Layton high school and will graduate this June. Jessica is new to the dental field but has quickly fallen in love with it. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and loves the environment at Gardner Dental. In her free time she enjoys golfing for the Layton high girl’s golf team, spending time with her family, and doing activities with the best buddies club at Layton high.