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Dr. Thayne Gardner grew up in an exciting family. He was born in Maryland but spent most of his schooling years in Brazil and England with his eight siblings. After leaving England Dr. Gardner served a two year mission for his church in Brazil and completed his Bachelor’s degree at Brigham Young University. While there he met his lovely wife, Natalie, a Utah native. Since then they have had three beautiful children.

After graduating from BYU, Dr. Gardner moved to Buffalo, NY to attend dental school. During his pediatric training in dental school, Dr. Gardner found that he was the happiest when laughing and playing with children. He then went on to complete an additional 2 years of Pediatric Dentistry Specialty at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

dr-bio-homeDr. Gardner loves being back in Utah and spending time with family and friends. He is so excited to be a part of Little People’s Dental. He is committed to making the best experience for child and parent through out the dental visit.

Outside of school and work, Dr. Gardner has been known to play rugby and soccer, run, folk dance, camp, hike, and spend time with his family.

Dr. Gardner is a board certified pediatric dentist.  He is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Utah Dental Association and the Idaho State Dental Association.