Gary Johnson, D.D.S.

Pre-Clinical Associate Professor

Dr. Johnson received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Minnesota, where he graduated from the School of Dentistry in 1973 and then practiced in the Minneapolis area. In 1978, Gary moved to Phoenix, AZ and practiced general dentistry until 1997 when he retired due to a shoulder injury. In 2000, he founded the non-profit Healthy Smile Foundation which provides children’s oral health education for the prevention of tooth decay and tobacco use. Dr. Johnson joined the MWU CDMA pre-clinical dental faculty in 2010, and has been a member of ADA and AzDA since 1978.