Meet the Doctors of Stubbs Dental
Meet Dr. Stubbs
Dr. 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. “Jim” Willardsen is a leading cosmetic and restorative dentist that has over 24 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, 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 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 recently joined our Layton team after practicing dentistry in the Salt Lake Valley for 23 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 is sedation certified 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 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.
Meet Dr. Robinson
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 were published in multiple reputable journals including 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 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.
Meet Dr. Loveland
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 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 holds additional certifications in dental implant dentistry, sedation dentistry, orthodontics, advanced cosmetic and restorative dental techniques. He is consistently continuing his education to ensure his patients receive the best care possible. He loves performing full mouth reconstruction surgeries. He loves seeing the real smile on a patient’s face when they are finished. He loves being able to give them the ability to eat normally and love their smile again.
Dr. Loveland spends his free time with his wife, kids, and grandkids. They love spending time outdoors barbecuing, camping, hunting, biking, and hiking. When they aren’t outdoors, they enjoy watching movies together as a family in their home theater.
Meet Dr. Blume
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 Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University, and graduated with honors.
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.
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!
Meet Dr. Johnson
Meet Dr. Johnson DMD, our new 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!
Meet Dr. Kershaw
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 a wide variety of topics from wisdom teeth to implants.
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!
Meet Dr. Kevin
Dr. Kevin Clifford, or Dr. Kevin for short, is a dentist for our Murray and Lehi offices! Dr. Kevin received his D.D.S. from the University of Southern California, and shortly after entered the workforce! He holds an impressive track record with certifications for his extensive All-on-4® treatment training, fellowships in clear aligners, and over 100 hours of continuing education in implant placement.
Over his last 3 years Dr. Kevin has truly proven himself an expert in full mouth rejuvenation. With his steady hand and great eye for detail he has also found himself called a master impressionist more than once!
When he’s not busy in the office making people’s lives brighter he enjoys traveling the world, spending time with his daughter, and participating in all kinds of water sports!
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 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 the 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 other 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."