Meet The Doctors of Stubbs Dental Implant Center
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David Stubbs, DDS Founder of Stubbs Dental Implant Center
With extensive post-graduate education and training in all specialties of dentistry, including, IV sedation, and implant dentistry, Dr. David Stubbs is a highly skilled and experienced dental implant specialist at Stubbs Dental Implant Center. Dr. David Stubbs graduated from The University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and immediately following served as an officer in the US Navy where he received post-graduate education and expert clinical training in all specialties of dentistry. Dr. Stubbs places a high priority on the comfort of his patients in his approach to dentistry. He wants everyone to have a positive experience at the dentist. Since founding Stubbs Dental Implant Center in 2014 his focus shifted towards dental implants and full mouth reconstruction, such as the life-changing All-on-4 treatment.
A lifelong passion for helping others drives Dr. Stubbs' philanthropic efforts, he and his team believe in making a positive impact in their community and the world. Dr. Stubbs cites two life-changing events that have instilled in him a desire to help people in whatever way he can. The first is serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ecuador where he served the people of Ecuador for two years. The second is going to Peru years later to treat the less fortunate on a dental mission. Through his tireless efforts, Dr. Stubbs has provided free dental care to countless individuals who previously lacked access to dental services. He continues to serve communities around the world, bringing much-needed dental care to those in need.
Dr. Stubbs has called the South Davis County area his home with his family since 2012. In 2014, he established Stubbs Dental Implant Center, which opened its doors the day after he and his wife, Brandy Kaye, adopted their son Dylan. Nine months later, they welcomed their daughter Kaylee Anne into their growing family. Along with their beloved Russian Blue cat, Gus Gus, the family continues to thrive in their close-knit community.
James Willardsen, DDS Murray & Lehi, UT
With over 27 years of dental experience, Dr. Jim Willardsen is a highly esteemed cosmetic and dental implant dentist known for his exceptional skills and knowledge. After obtaining a degree in Biology from Brigham Young University, he went on to graduate from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1996. During his 18-year practice in Nevada, he was consistently recognized as a Top Dentist by his peers in Las Vegas Life Magazine. Currently residing in Salt Lake City with his three children, Dr. Willardsen is dedicated to continuously advancing his education to provide the best care for his patients. He regularly takes courses in areas such as occlusion, neuromuscular dentistry, full mouth restoration, dental implants, and the All-on-4 treatment.
Dr. Willardsen is a proud father of two boys and a daughter. He enjoys snow skiing, motocross, mountain/road cycling and going to the beach with his family as often as possible. When he is not working or spending time with the family, he spends his personal time training as an amateur cyclist. He competes in cycling races yearly, having completed Lotoja 8 times. This race starts in Logan Utah and ends in Jackson Hole, WY, extending 206 miles. It is considered the longest single-day classic race in the USA. This is one of his most treasured accomplishments. Dr. Willardsen is a devoted member of his church and volunteers to work with young men as a leader, teacher, friend, and mentor.
Kris Kuchenmeister, DDS
Cheif Dental Officer
Dr. Kris Kuchenmeister, also known as "Dr. K", is an expert in dental implant and sedation dentistry with 11 years of experience. A graduate of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California in 2012, he also holds degrees in chemistry, human resource management, and Spanish from Utah State University, where he earned his Master of Business Administration in 2007. In addition to his dental career, Dr. K is a dedicated member of the armed forces, having served for 12 years and achieved the rank of Major in the United States Army Reserves in 2018. He is passionate about serving both his country and communities around the world.
Dr. K is a highly skilled dental implant specialist with additional expertise in sinus augmentation and certifications in IV Sedation and ACLS. He has a deep commitment to ongoing education, a passion that began when he worked as a dental assistant in high school and fell in love with the field. At Stubbs Dental Implant Center, Dr. K has demonstrated exceptional proficiency in full-mouth dental implant reconstruction surgeries and takes great joy in transforming his patient's lives through his work.
In his free time, Dr. K enjoys spending time with his wife Ashley, and their four sons, Ryan, Ethan, Grey, and Archer. When they get a break from their crazy schedules they enjoy spending time in nature, hiking, fishing, and taking road trips as a family.
Shane Phillips, DDS Murray, UT
With 26 years of experience in dentistry, Dr. Shane Phillips is a well-established practitioner in the Salt Lake Valley. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Scientific Nutrition from Texas A&M and went on to receive his D.D.S. from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1997.
Committed to providing his patients with the most advanced and comprehensive care, Dr. Phillips invests in continuing education. He has completed further training in implant dentistry and holds a certification in sedation, ensuring that his patients have access to a wide range of dental treatment options.
“I love making a difference in people’s lives when it comes to their overall dental health. When I can produce the quality of dentistry that makes my patients happy it is very gratifying.” -Dr. Phillips
In his free time, Dr. Phillips enjoys hiking, camping, hunting, sporting events, and golfing with his wife, Jeri, and family. He has four amazing children that he and his wife love spending their time with Trey, Taylor, Austin, and Alex. He also has eight delightful grandchildren that keep him on his toes.
Riley Robinson, DDS Bountiful, UT
Dr. Riley Robinson earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University-Idaho where he met his lovely wife. He went on to study dentistry at the Medical College of Virginia where he gained extensive training in dental technology. While earning his D.D.S. degree, his research in various aspects of dentistry was published in multiple reputable journals including the Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine, The Dental Investigator, and Journal of Dental Research (pending publication).
He later received further training in general dentistry at the University of Utah Health Science Center, where he excelled in oral surgery. Dr. Robinson continues to excel in this field and enjoys going through each patient's All-on-4 journey from beginning to end. Dr. Robinson has a passion for esthetic dentistry and has been recognized by both the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry for his work and excellence in this field. He strongly believes that the confidence gained from a beautiful smile can change a person’s life.
In his free time, he enjoys hiking, kayaking, and fly fishing. Dr. Robinson is an avid runner and is looking forward to completing his next marathon.
Douglas Loveland, DDS Layton, UT
Dr. Douglas Loveland has over 30 years of dental experience including owning multiple private practices. Dr. Loveland has been interested in dentistry since his very first dental appointment at four years old. He always knew dentistry was for him. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Texas San Antonio. He then went on to earn his D.D.S. degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Dental School graduating in 1990.
Dr. Loveland has completed advanced training in various dental specialties such as implants, fixed prosthodontics, sinus lifts, ridge augmentation/preservation, advances in peri-implantitis, and restorable vs non-restorable members. He actively participates in continuing education programs to ensure that he provides his patients with the most advanced and comprehensive dental care. He is dedicated to providing his patients with the latest techniques and technology to ensure they receive the best dental care possible.
Dr. Loveland's passion lies in performing full mouth reconstruction surgeries, where he can restore patients' smiles and improve their ability to eat and function normally. Seeing the genuine smiles on his patient's faces after treatment brings him great joy and fulfillment.
Outside of his dental practice, Dr. Loveland enjoys spending time with his wife, kids, and grandkids. They share a love for the outdoors and enjoy activities such as barbecuing, camping, hunting, biking, and hiking. When they are indoors, they enjoy watching movies together in their home theater as a family, creating cherished memories.
Dennis Blume, DDS Lehi, UT
Dr. Dennis J Blume was born in Ogden and has practiced dentistry for over 24 years in the Provo and Springville area before coming to Stubbs Dental. He received his Bachelors in Science from Weber State University before going on to complete his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University and graduating with honors (cum laude).
After owning and operating his own practice for 20 years, he decided to sell it all and bring his wealth of experience and knowledge to Stubbs Dental. With so many years under his belt, he is an expert in cosmetic and implant dental procedures, as well as more general procedures such as root canals or crowns. He has completed hundreds of hours of post-doctorate training regarding implant and cosmetic dentistry and it truly shows in both his work and his results.
A very active man, he loves spending his days riding bikes, camping, rock climbing, and boating. He even broke a record riding an electric bull in Belgium!
Kirk Johnson, DMD Lehi, UT
Meet Dr. Johnson DMD, our oral & maxillofacial surgeon! A graduate and assistant professor of Geisinger Health Center's oral surgery program, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team! Additionally, he has completed 4-year post-doc residency in which he has honed his skills and perfected his implant technique. Well-versed in a variety of dental implants, including zygomatic implants, he is sure to take great care of all of our patients. Besides being an expert oral surgeon, Dr. Johnson exudes a warm, caring, and calming aura in line with Stubbs Dentals' values and he is sure to bring you comfort during your appointments.
When he's not in the office he enjoys spending time with his family in his cabin. He particularly enjoys riding horses through our beautiful and bountiful nature! When you see him make sure to give him a warm greeting, and if you're feeling bold, ask him for horse riding tips!
Kimberley Kershaw, DMD Bountiful, UT
Dr. Kershaw was born and raised in Alberta, Canada, and completed her undergraduate education there. She received her degree in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Alberta, graduating with honors in 2011. After practicing as a hospital pharmacist in Canada for several years she then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, graduating with honors in 2019.
After graduation, Dr. Kershaw had the opportunity to work in Pittsburgh for 3 years, as well as travel to Guatemala on a medical mission trip before relocating to Utah with her Husband. Dr. Kershaw is passionate about dentistry and aspires to provide her patients with comprehensive care in all areas of dentistry. She continually works to expand her skillset by taking continuing education focused on dental implants. Dr. Kershaw has received multiple certifications in advanced surgical extractions, single and full arch implant placement, implant surgical techniques, and much more.
Outside of the office, Dr. Kershaw and her husband love to be outdoors, snowboarding/skiing together during the winter, mountain biking or running in the summer, and enjoying artistic projects all year round!
In Loving Memory of Dr. Bostock
Dr. Daniel Bostock is a board-certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He was born in Medford, Oregon, and grew up in the beautiful Cache Valley, Utah. He attended Utah State University and pursued undergraduate major degrees in Biology and Psychology and minor degrees in Business and Portuguese. He then attended the University of California, San Francisco, where he received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery. After dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency at the prestigious Houston Texas Medical Center and gained additional training in facial trauma, maxillofacial prosthodontics, implants, and general anesthesia. He then pursued an additional 4 years of specialization in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery through Howard University Hospital including surgical experience at Washington, DC VA, Washington Hospital Center, Winchester Hospital, and Anne Arundel Hospital becoming very proficient in tooth extractions, implants, advanced bone grafting, orthognathic surgery, and TMJ disorders. His training also included facial plastics at Georgetown Hospital and pediatric anesthesia at Children’s National Medical Center.
During residency, Dr. Bostock was awarded the Chief Resident Award among all residents and really enjoys teaching and helping others understand complex procedures. Consultations and meeting patients are one of his favorite aspects of his profession.
It’s important for Dr. Bostock to volunteer in the community at medical and dental clinics and give back, especially after being so lucky to be trained in a wonderful and life-changing profession.
He is Board-Certified and holds certifications in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Facial Cosmetics, and General Anesthesia.
Aside from his passion for treating patients and improving his surgical skills, Dr. Bostock loves exploring the world, riding motorcycles, reading, staying fit, and meeting new and wonderful people.
January 10th, 2021 Dr. Daniel Bostock was killed in a head on collision in Tooele County when another car driving the wrong way hit his vehicle. Stubbs Dental is heart broken to have lost such an amazing friend and colleague. We will always honor his memory. Below you will find words our staff has shared about their time with Dr. Bostock as well as his biography. We will miss you dearly.
"Dan was incredible to work with! I regularly marveled at the quality of his work. He was meticulous yet so efficient. Even more impressive was his kindness and compassion toward others. One of my favorite things about “Dr B” was his passion for learning. As knowledgeable as he was, he never missed an opportunity to learn from people and didn’t think himself above others. I particularly loved that he enjoyed teaching as well. So often I went to him with questions about procedures, anatomy, instruction, and support. He taught freely and joyed in elevating those whom he surrounded himself with. A truly great man, gifted in so many ways. Thank you for giving so much of yourself, we are all better because of you." - Dr. Kuchenmeister
"Dr. Bostock truly was one of a kind. He was one of the most talented oral surgeons I have ever met. He was always willing to teach others but also wanted to learn as well. He would go the extra mile for his patients. Anyone who has had the honor of meeting him would agree that once you met him you were a better person because of the life lessons he would teach you. We lost not only a co-worker but a true friend, He was family to us. He will be missed!"
"Daniel was such an amazing man. He is one of the nicest people I have ever known. He was so smart and amazing at the work he did. He was always willing to teach and also willing to learn. His smile and presence will be missed.""Daniel was a great person to work with! His genuine kindness and willingness to teach was amazing. His smile and presence will be truly missed by many. He was an all around neat person with a kind heart."
"I am humbled to have worked with such a talented and kind man. He always had an amazing attitude, and was so polite. Truly a great guy."