Joe Gerard, DDS
Dr. Joe Gerard graduated from La Sierra University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his doctorate from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1990. He returned to Phoenix, where he was raised, and started a practice. In 1993, he opened a second location in Sun City. He has worked at both practices ever since, serving patients in the Peoria, Glendale, Surprise, and Sun City areas, as well as Phoenix and Scottsdale.

Dr. Gerard is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). In 2006, he earned and received the prestigious Fellowship Award from the ICOI. Dentistry is constantly changing with the development of new procedures and technology. Dr. Gerard stays abreast of these new advancements and research because he is committed to providing quality patient care.

Although he has practiced many years, dentistry is still interesting and rewarding. He especially enjoys the camaraderie and friendships he has developed with his patients over the years.


Meet Our Team

Our dental team welcomes you to Arizona Dental. We are a fun and friendly group dedicated to providing you with a positive dental experience. We look forward to treating your smile with high-quality dental care when you visit Dr. Joe Gerard, our dentist in Phoenix and Sun City, Arizona.


Chelene – Office Manager
Chelene works hard each day to make new smiles a reality for our patients, and she enjoys working with a dental family that always makes our office fun. She has been part of our office since 2013. Chelene received her dental assisting diploma in 2001 from Bryman College. She is a mother to three sons and is very close with her immediate family. Outside the office, she is a football mom and spends her time cheering for her son’s high school team and the Seahawks.


Dana – Front Office Administration
Dana loves assisting patients and spending time with her coworkers. She thinks our office rocks! As the ears of the office, she hears everything and is ready to assist where she can. Dana has been in the dental field since 2000 and has been with our team for two years. She has five kids and enjoys “me time” at the gym and spends the rest of her free time as a football mom.


Katie – Dental Hygienist
Katie strives each day to provide unparalleled care and concern for our patients, and she greatly admires the genuine care that Dr. Joe Gerard administers. Before joining our team in 2016, Katie spent seven years as a hygienist and is licensed in Colorado, Utah, and Arizona. She attended the University of Nevada-Reno. When not caring for smiles, Katie is a personal trainer who loves the gym, as well as hiking, food, exploring new places, and spending time with her three dogs and her boyfriend.

Kelly – Dental Hygienist
Kelly is responsible for assisting our patients with their overall health and providing education about the important link between oral and systemic wellness. Having joined our team in 2015, Kelly enjoys working in a fun office where she can laugh with patients and coworkers. Kelly is also an Air Force veteran and graduated with honors from the class of 2013. She loves gardening, baking, and being a mom to a busy 11-year-old.

Anthony – Dental Assistant
Anthony graduated from the American Institute of Dental Assisting in 2010, and he is certified in dental X-rays. In February 2017, Anthony joined our team; he enjoys the welcoming atmosphere and how everyone works as a team. As a dental assistant, Anthony enjoys performing cosmetic dentistry treatments because he gets to help not only change smiles but build confidence in his patients as they receive life-changing treatments. He also enjoys building relationships with his patients to the point where they feel like family.

Anthony has been married for 10 years, and he and his wife have 3 beautiful children and 2 dogs. In his spare time, Anthony loves fishing, going to the gym, and having family movie nights. He also likes to cheer on his favorite football team, the Arizona Cardinals.


Lisa – Dental Assistant
Lisa is committed to providing our patients with outstanding dental care every day, and she is grateful for her coworkers, who are like her family. She has been working at Arizona Dental for about two years, following nine years of active service in the Air Force and an education at Arizona College of Allred Health (class of 2010). She is currently studying business at Estrella Mountain. Lisa has four girls and one boy, and likes to spend her free time watching movies, travelling, and building her second home.