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While we pride ourselves on our welcoming office, our state of the art technology and our expertise in bringing the best care to every person who walks through our doors, we know that our people are our most valuable asset.
Dr. Chavez, our hygienists and staff members on the team come together with one vision– creating the best dental clinic in Utah valley.
It’s our dream to give you a reason to fall in love with going to the dentist. Schedule your appointment today!
Dr. Juan C. Chavez
Dr. Juan C. Chavez grew up in Orem, Utah and attended Brigham Young University where he received his degree in Finance from the Marriott School of Management. He then served an LDS mission in the Fresno California Area.
He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After finishing his degrees he undertook a hospital-based residency at the University of Utah Hospital were he was trained in advanced dental and surgical procedures along with sedation. That training and all of the additional training he has taken over the past decade allows him to make the smile of your dreams and ultimately change lives. He practiced in Dallas, Texas before moving to Utah where he happily offers everything from root canals to deep cleanings, veneers, dental implants, teeth whitening, smile design and more.
Dr. Chavez enjoys being outdoors and is an avid mountain biker and skier. Cooking and traveling with his wife and children are his other passions. He believes that having a gentle hand goes a long way in dental care and is committed to providing every patient with excellent dental care.
Dr. Austin Emery
Dr. Emery is from Taylorsville, Utah. He lived in Memphis, Tennessee for two years after high school to serve a church mission. He has been married to his wife, Devin, for 8 years and currently lives in Pleasant Grove, Utah.
Dr. Emery has a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from BYU and a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Roseman University of Health Sciences. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Academy of LDS Dentists.
Dr. Emery enjoys playing sports, including softball, basketball, and golf. He also loves hiking, watching movies, and spending time with his wife and extended family. During baseball season, you’ll find him rooting for the Houston Astros.
Dr. Emery is a member of the hole-in-one club, and even though his golf game may not be great, he reminds everyone of his merit. Dr. Emery loves the people of Utah Valley and is excited to be with and serve in this community!
Dr. Robert Swenson
Dr. Swenson grew up in Utah County, he attended Pleasant Grove and Mountain View high schools. After high school he served a mission with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in France and Switzerland. After his mission, Dr. Swenson attended BYU and earned a B.S. degree in Biochemistry.
Dr. Swenson later moved to Richmond, Virginia to attend VCU dental school. While there he met his wife, Andrea, as she returned from her mission in Colorado. They were married in the Washington, DC temple. Dr. Swenson graduated from Dental school in 2015 with his DDS degree, honors from Quintessence Publications for his research in Oral Cancer, and honors from the American Academy of Periodontology for his work in Periodontics.
Dr. Shaun Heward
Dr. Shaun Heward was born and raised in Sandy, Utah. He attended Alta High School and completed his undergraduate at University of Utah. During this time he worked as a dental laboratory technician making crowns and bridges. He then moved to Lexington, Kentucky where he completed dental school at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Following dental school, he began medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. While at the University of Michigan, he also completed his internship in general surgery, residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and was a chief resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Heward has extensive surgical training in corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery), tumors/cysts of the jaws, face trauma, dental implants, wisdom teeth removal, cleft lip and palate, face reconstruction and bone grafting. He is delighted to have moved back to his home state of Utah and working with Platinum Dental Services. He also has a passion for serving others abroad and continues to treat less fortunate patients on mission trips overseas.
When Dr. Heward is not at work he enjoys camping, fishing, hunting, biking, shooting, gardening, wood working and cooking.
Dr. Luis Franco
Dr. Franco is a veteran of the United States Navy where he served as an officer. He received his degree in Flight Operations from Westminster College, DDS from the University of Utah and completed his residency in Endodontics at Boston University.
He is a member of the American Association of Endodontics, the American Dental Association, the Utah Dental Association and Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association. Dr. Franco has a passion for educating others about patient care and the incredibly interesting world of endodontics.
In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, swimming and learning how to play the piano and electric guitar.
Dr. Steven Prince
Dr. Steven Prince grew up in Arizona and attended BYU for his undergraduate training. While in Utah he learned to love the mountains and snowboarding. After graduating from BYU he returned to Arizona for dental school.
While in dental school, Dr. Prince opted for a dual major route and received his D.M.D. and completed a Master of Public Health degree from A.T. Still University. Subsequently, he completed his orthodontic training at A.T. Still University and earned a Doctorate in Health Education (DHEd). While in dental school he was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, which is the dental scholastic honor society. Upon completion of his orthodontic training, Dr. Prince went through the rigorous process of becoming a board-certified orthodontist
After practicing for 8 years in Arizona he was excited to return to Utah. Dr. Prince loves orthodontics because he has witnessed how improving a smile can dramatically increase the self-confidence in his patients. He believes that the best part of orthodontics is getting to know his patients and their families during the course of treatment. He loves to attend continuing education courses to keep up with the most current techniques.
When Dr. Prince is not in the clinic, he is spending time with his wife, Anne, and their three great kids: Kelsey, Brinley, and Garrett. The kids were born and raised in Arizona so they have enjoyed getting to play in the snow and learning how to ski! The Prince family also love to play sports, hike, go to the lake, and ride bikes.