–MEET THE DOCTORS–
Dr. Richard W. Francis
After completing his dental prerequisites at Brigham Young University, Dr. Francis earned his DDS degree at Creighton University in 1995. In 2016, he was awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, a distinction held by only 7% of all dentists. In addition to his membership in the Academy of General Dentistry, he also is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of LDS Dentists. He has participated in many dental humanitarian trips, in countries such as Nepal and Guatemala. He and his wife Natalie reside in Mapleton. They have five children and two daughters-in-law.
Dr. Eric L. Swenson
Dr. Swenson completed his BS in Wildlife Biology from Brigham Young University. For dental school, he attended the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. After dental school, Dr. Swenson spent six years in the United States Army Dental Corps. The first two years were in a 2-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Fort Hood, Texas. His last 4 years were in Fort Irwin, California. Doctor Swenson is a member of the American Board of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, Utah Dental Association, and the Academy of LDS Dentists. Dr. Swenson is one of only a few dentists to be Board Certified by the American Board of General Dentistry, and a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. In his spare time, he enjoys being outdoors with his family riding horses, fishing, hiking, and skiing. Dr. Swenson and his wife Kelly reside in Salem and are the parents of three boys and one girl.
Dr. Kyle R. Marshall
After completing his B.S. in Zoology at Brigham Young University, Dr. Marshall earned his DDS from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Utah Dental Association, Academy of General Dentists, the International Dental Research Association and The Institute of Advance Laser Dentistry. In 2005 Dr. Marshall was published in the Journal of American Dentistry and General Dentistry after completing research in dental biomaterials studying bond strength and microleakage. In 2007, Dr. Marshall was trained by the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry to perform the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP). He is among the first of a growing number of dentists in the country to provide this breakthrough laser treatment for treating periodontal disease. Dr. Marshall graduated from Progressive Orthodontics in 2015, with Highest Honors, after completing two years of continuing education in orthodontics. In 2016, Dr. Marshall was awarded his fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, joining less than 7% of general dentists in achieving this honor. He enjoys the outdoors and loves to surf and compete in the sport of triathlon.
Dr. Aaron Galbraith
Dr. Galbraith graduated from Ricks College then Idaho State University before attending dental school. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 2002. Following dental school, he moved to Jackson Hole and established a thriving cosmetic and general dentistry practice. He has extensive experience in crowns, bridges, root canals, implants, and cosmetic dentistry. He also treats patients seeking TMD therapy, sleep apnea and snoring appliances, and all other general dentistry treatments. Dr. Galbraith is passionate about his profession and continually strives to further his education and skills. Above all else, he values honesty, clear communication, and excellence in the quality of his dentistry. Aaron and his wife, Holly, have six children: three boys and three girls. They are thrilled to be at Springville Dentistry.
Dr. Rachel Shaw
Dr. Shaw earned her B.S. in Biology at Brigham Young University. She then attended Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona where she obtained her DMD graduating in the top one percent of her class. Dr. Shaw is a member of the American Dental Association, Utah Dental Associate, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Academy of LDS Dentists. Rachel is trained in Invisalign and loves the benefit that Invisalign can bring to her patients' oral health and smiles. Rachel grew up in Vernal, Utah, and now resides in Springville, Utah, with her husband, Luke. They were recently married and are enjoying the first years of marriage together. Both enjoy hiking, camping, cycling, and catching the latest movie. Rachel also enjoys coaching the Spanish Fork Las Chalitas (Drill Team). Dr. Shaw loves the joy that practicing dentistry brings to her and the patients she treats.
DR. MATTHEW REAM
Dr. Matthew Ream earned his B.S. in Neuroscience from Brigham Young University. He earned his DDS degree from the University of Utah School of Dentistry, where he graduated at the top of his class. While in dental school Dr. Ream served as class president, published neuroscience research, and participated in a dental humanitarian trip to Ecuador. Dr. Ream is a member of: American Dental Association Utah Dental Association Academy Of General Dentistry Dr. Ream is also fluent in Spanish. He grew up in Southern California and lives in Mapleton with his wife, Kristen, and daughter, Hailey. In his free time, Dr. Ream loves to play racquetball and tennis, try new restaurants, and hike in Southern Utah. He enjoys writing music and playing the piano. Dr. Ream is committed to providing excellent dental care and helping all patients have a positive experience. He loves meeting and serving the wonderful patients at Springville Dentistry.