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John A. Garza, DDS, LVIF, FIAPA, BSC

John A. Garza DDS - General & Cosmetic Dentist Gilbert AZ | Tempe

Dentist in Gilbert, AZ

An innovator in the dental field, Dr. Garza created the optimal crown/bridge removal tool that maximizes patient comfort while minimizing the time in the dental chair. What’s more, we were the launching office for Thommen Implants in the Southwest U.S., using CT Scan technology to enable computer guided implant placement.
Dr. Garza is also a laser certified dentist.

An Innovator With Over 25 Years Experience in Dentistry

John A. Garza, DDS, LVIF, FIAPA, BSC is a Physiologic/Cosmetic/Neuromuscular General dentist in Gilbert, AZ. He has been practicing dentistry in the valley since 1994. He holds current licenses to practice dentistry in Arizona and Oklahoma. His emphasis is in neuromuscular dentistry, physiologic dentistry, TMJ/TMD and oral facial pain, as well as cosmetic dentistry and smile makeovers.

Dr. Garza has a dental instrument named after him. The “GARZA or Crane” instrument that removes old crowns quicker and more comfortably saving precious metals and patient time! What’s more, we were the launching office in the Southwest for Thommen Implants in the Southwest US. To schedule a dental consultation with Dr. John Garza, call (480) 539-7979 today!

Advanced Education

In 1994, Dr. Garza received his DDS from the University of Oklahoma. He earned his LVIF from the Las Vegas Institute for advanced dental studies in 2015 (An entitlement that only 500 dentists worldwide have achieved). Additionally, Dr. Garza earned his FIAPA fellowship from the International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics in 2019. The WCLI awarded Dr. Garza with a fellowship for Laser Dentistry in 2012. Dr. Garza is also PHAST Laser certified for operative and cosmetic laser procedures. His emphasis is in Advanced Full Mouth Reconstruction, TMJ/TMD, Orofacial pain, Growth and Development Facial Beauty Orthodontics, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Implants, and Cosmetic Dentistry.


Today, Dr. Garza is a Fotona Laser instructor, lecturing for ND/YAG and ER/YAG dental and cosmetic laser procedures. Dr. Garza is Nightlase, Liplase and Smoothlase certified for treatment of airway compromise, snoring, and cosmetic skin/lip treatment.

Dr. Garza has lectured other dental professionals both Internationally and Domestically, in the areas of; Cosmetic dentistry, Veneers, Aesthetic smile makeovers, CEREC single visit dentistry, Dental Technology, and Laser Dentistry. He has been asked to lecture as far away as Shanghai China and as close to home as The Las Vegas Institute, and The Scottsdale Center for advanced dental studies.

In 2005, 2006 and 2007 he demonstrated, advised and trained other dental professionals in the use of CEREC technology at the Western Regional Dental Convention.

Dr. John Garza Teaching - Dentist in Gilbert, AZ


A Community Dentist

Dr. John Garza and his wife Alicia are very active in the local community, frequently giving back through charitable donations and pro-bono dental treatment for those in need. They have also traveled to the Philippines to provide dental care to poor and underprivileged children.

When not working or traveling, Dr. Garza enjoys quality time with his family; he and Alicia have five beautiful children. An avid tri-athlete, cyclist and swimmer, Dr. Garza also has a passion for teaching scuba diving as a PADI master instructor.

Schedule a Consultation with Dr. John Garza

If you would like to learn more about the dental services we offer, call (480) 539-7979 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Garza at his office in Gilbert, AZ.

Neuromuscular Dentistry


Crowns & Bridges


Cosmetic Dentistry


Implant Dentistry


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