Stubbs Dental

Meet the Doctors of Stubbs Dental

Dentist at Stubbs Dental - David Stubbs, James Willardsen, Kris Kuchenmeister, Shane Phillips

Meet Dr. Stubbs

Dr. David Stubbs Stubbs DentalDr. David Stubbs graduated from The University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and immediately following served as an officer in US Navy where he received post graduate education and expert clinical training in all specialties of dentistry including wisdom teeth removal, IV sedation and implant dentistry. Dr. Stubbs places high priority on the comfort of his patients in his approach to dentistry. He wants everyone to have a positive experience at the dentist.

Dr. Stubbs and his team believe strongly in making our community and the world a better place. 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. Dr. Stubbs was able to offer free dental care to many people who had never seen a dentist before in their lives.

Despite his many experiences abroad, Dr. Stubbs has a desire to help people and do good in Utah—not only abroad. Dr. Stubbs is committed to doing good and inviting others to do good in our community. So, he is proud to donate the proceeds from every new patient exam to a family in need or a local community program in need every month! Just think, by becoming new patients at our office you will be donating to your local community to someone in need! Thank you to past, present, and future patients as you have helped donate over $40,000 to your community in need!

He has lived with his family in the South Davis County area since 2012 and opened Stubbs Dental in 2014. He is married to Brandy Kaye and both he and his beautiful wife were blessed to adopt their son Dylan in May 2014 the day before Stubbs Dental opened their doors for the first time! Dr. Stubbs and his wife were surprised 9 months later to learn that they were pregnant with their second child! Kaylee Anne is the younger sister that keeps her family on their toes. Dr. Stubbs and family are also the proud owners of a Russian Blue cat named Gus Gus.

Meet Dr. Willardsen

Dr. James Willardsen Stubbs Dental Dr. “Jim” Willardsen is a leading cosmetic and restorative dentist that has over 20 years of dental experience. Dr. Willardsen attended Brigham Young University, majoring in Biology.   In 1996, he graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, in Southern California. He moved to Nevada where he practiced for over 18 years and was voted by his peer dentists as Top Dentist in Las Vegas Life Magazine on several occasions. He recently moved to Salt Lake City, where he and his three children live. During his career he has always worked to continue his education to better serve his patients. He continues to take courses pertaining to occlusion (TMJ disorder treatment, also known as TMD), neuromuscular dentistry,  full mouth restoration, and dental implants.

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 his 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 working with young men as a leader, teacher, friend and mentor. 

Meet Dr. Kuchenmeister

Dr. Kris Kunchenmeister Stubbs DentalDr. Kris Kuchenmeister, “Dr. K” can be found at our Layton location specializing in dental implants and sedation dentistry. With eight years of dental experience he will surely take care of your all your dental needs. Dr. K graduated from Utah State University with his Masters of Business Administration in 2007. He also has degrees in human resource management, chemistry, and spanish from USU. He then went on to graduate from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California in 2012. Dr. K has been a member of the armed forces for 8 years and in 2018 was promoted to a Major in the United States Army Reserves. He loves serving his country and humanity around the world.

Along with his expertise in dental implants Dr. K has extensive experience in sinus augmentation, is IV Sedation certified, and ACLS certified. Continuing his education and expanding his knowledge has been important to Dr. K since he first fell in love with dentistry as a high school student working as a dental assistant.

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.

Meet Dr. Phillips

Dr. Shane Phillips Stubbs DentalDr. Shane Phillips recently joined our Layton team after practicing dentistry in the Salt Lake Valley for 20 years. Dr. Phillips attended Texas A&M where he received his Bachelors of Science in Scientific Nutrition. Then in 1997 he received his D.D.S from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Dr. Phillips is a firm believer in continuing education designed to help provide patients with a broad range of dental treatment options. He has completed additional courses in implant dentistry and sedation dentistry to make sure his patients receive the most advanced care. “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. He has four amazing children that he loves spending time with Trey, Taylor, Austin, and Alex. He also has eight delightful grandchildren that keep him on his toes.

Our Friendly Staff



Alysson is our financial and treatment specialist that leads and oversees our Stubbs Dental Team. She has been leading offices in the dental field for over 20 years and has owned her own Dental Consulting company before she came to work with us. She also has been a nation wide trainer in the dental software that we use in our office (DENTRIX).  Alysson loves the outdoors and going hiking and fishing.

Kerrin Engard Office Manager Stubbs Dental


Kerrin is a huge asset to our team. Leading the Bountiful office with 14 years of experience as Office Manager with a big smile and lots of enthusiasm. She also shares a passion for the U.S. military as it has allowed her to grow in her profession. Working in four different states as a lead dental assistant, treatment coordinator, insurance expert and office manager, you will feel her compassion and eagerness to help find a treatment that works both within you lifestyle and budget. When she is not in the office you will find her riding bikes, spending time by the lake or playing board/card games.

Kori Layton Office Manager Stubbs Dental


Kori is our patient scheduling specialist that has been in the dental field over four years working as an assistant and in the front office. She has working knowledge of dental insurance filing and breakdowns and making our patients experience a great one very seriously. She also is a very skilled in being cross trained as a dental assistant specializing in digital dentistry. She and her family love being together doing many outdoor adventures.

Hayden Financial Controller Stubbs Dental


Hayden is our Financial Controller, and has vital experience working in multiple industries tracking the numbers and helping companies grow. He graduated from The University of Utah with a bachelor majoring in Business Administration and a minor in Entrepreneurship. He likes to watch Utah football during the season. He also enjoys traveling, hiking, and camping all over the world.


​Alicia is our Director of Marketing. Alicia has ample experience and knowledge when it comes to all aspects of marketing, especially digital marketing. Alicia received her Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Management from Boise State University. In her free time Alicia is an outdoors enthusiast. From horseback riding to camping to snowmobiling she enjoys it all. 


Blanca assists our doctors with all dental procedures and has extensive experience with implant surgery, IV sedation, and invisible orthodontics. She has been working in the dental field for over 20 years as a lead dental assistant and coordinates ordering and maintaining inventory of our office dental supplies   Blanca is a Bountiful native and enjoys being apart of the many adventures her kids take her on as well as swimming, camping, and watching movies.

Ashley Hygienist Stubbs Dental


​Ashley is one of our Board Certified Hygienists. She graduated with honors from Weber State University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Being a hygienist is not a job for her, it is her passion. Patients always report that Ashley’s cleaning is the best cleaning they have ever received at the Dentist! Ashley loves to spend time with her husband and three boys, camping, four wheeling, and playing video games. She is a self proclaimed “Girly Girl” and loves to shop.

Tamara "T"

Tamara is one of our Board Certified Hygienists. She graduated with honors from Salt Lake Community College in Dental Hygiene and Periodontics and obtained dental assisting and nursing degrees from Jordan Technical college. Tamara has over 20 years of dental experience and it shows through her work. Our patients love their time spent with Tamara and always comment on how friendly and thorough she is. Tamara loves giving back to her community and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and children in the outdoors. They greatly enjoying fishing together as a family. 

Andrea Barnes


Andrea assists our doctors specifically with cosmetic and restorative dentistry. She has been in the dental field for over 6 years with experience as a lead assistant and in maintaining office compliance with OSHA/HIPAA regulations. Dentistry is her passion. She and her husband just purchased their first house! She is a newlywed and loves spending time playing with her two cats, Bandit and The Fuzz.

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