Platinum Dental Daybreak
Meet The Doctors
Let us show you what it’s like to LOVE your dentist!
We can rave about our luxurious new facilities here in Daybreak right by Jordan Heights and across from all the bustling business of Country Crossing, but we’ll be the first person to tell you that’s not what sets us apart– it’s our people!
Technology, comfort, and convenience are great, but above all it’s our people, like Dr. Juan Diaz De Leon, that make us a dental clinic unlike any other. Meet these amazing people for yourself and you’ll see exactly what we mean when we say professional and personable are a winning combination.
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Dr. Juan Diaz De Leon
Kind and Knowledgeable
Dr. Juan Diaz de Leon grew up in Orem Utah. After highschool he was part of the inaugural men’s soccer program at Dixie State University. He then served a full-time mission for his Church in Independence, MO.
He went to Brigham Young University and studied Exercise science. He then went on to The University of Utah for rigorous training to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Dr. Diaz married his high school sweetheart, Allie, and they have four energetic children and two rambunctious dogs. They enjoy spending time outside and giving back to the community. They are huge sports fans and love supporting all the local teams.
Doctor Diaz is committed to education and is a member of several organizations like, The American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of General Dentistry, the Academy of LDS Dentists and the American Dental Association. Being a part of these organizations help him remain up to date on the most current and advanced procedures including root canals, dental implants, tooth extraction and more so he can provide his patients with the best care possible.
Dr. Alexandrea Clark
Professional and Friendly
Dr. Kevin Stapleton
Kind and Knowledgeable
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. Kirk Anderton
Dr. Kirk Anderton is a Utah native, grew up in American Fork, Utah and graduated with a major in Zoology from BYU. Dr. Anderton, or Dr. A, graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry and then attended West Virginia University Medical Center where he received a masters degree in Orthodontics.
Dr. A and his wife Bonnie have been married for almost forty years. They have six children and four grandchildren that are scattered across the United States. They live in southern Utah. Dr. Anderton has many hobbies and interests, chief among them are his modest car collection, guitars, rock and roll memorabilia, BYU athletics, snow and water skiing, woodworking, gardening, travel and others.
His greatest passion is orthodontics. There is nothing more rewarding than the successful treatment of someone’s teeth or the joy and change that it brings to the life and face of a patient. His goal is and has always been to provide the highest quality care to every patient in a caring and fun environment.
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.