Meet the Orem Office

Get to Know the Doctors & Staff at Our Orem Office

Our Doctors

Dr. Adam Shepherd

Dr. Adam Shepherd is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2009. Our mission is to be the premier pediatric dental office in Utah. We are committed to being an enthusiastic team in caring for our patients. Our priority is to provide the best pediatric dentistry possible, including exceptional customer care with focus on prevention and education. We value parents’ time by being efficient while providing quality dental care they can appreciate. We have a bright comfortable waiting room with a great train table, cool bubble fish tank and little kid’s room. Our fun office has great rooms full of your kids favorite characters- Cars, Dora, Tangled and Toy Story!

Dr. Casey Warren

Dr. Casey Warren grew up in Mapleton, Utah, and graduated from Springville High School. He considers it a privilege to practice orthodontics in his home-town. His wife, Emily, and their five children enjoy living in such a beautiful place and being surrounded by friends and family. Dr. Warren enjoys sports, the outdoors, and  spending quality time with his family.

Dr. Warren graduated as valedictorian of the School of Health and Science at Utah Valley University. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Baylor College of Dentistry, and was awarded the First Scholastic Honors Gold Medal and the Alpha Omega Award for graduating number one in his class. He completed his orthodontic specialty program at the University of Nebraska, where he received advanced training in various techniques including Invisalign, ceramic braces, self-ligating braces, and temporary anchorage devices (TADs).

Dr. Warren is currently a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association. He has served as a representative for the American Association of Orthodontists. Through continuing education courses, Dr.Warren is current with the latest advances in orthodontics.

Dr. Dave Anderson

Dr. Dave Anderson is excited to join the Pediatric Smiles Team! Having taught 5th grade prior to dental school, he learned the importance of making every new experience fun. His priority is to make all visits to the dentist fun, safe, and educational. Dr. Anderson graduated dental school with honors from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and did his Pediatric Dental Residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, which is ranked the #3 children’s hospital in the nation.

Dr. Anderson grew up in the Four Corners area in Utah. He is excited to bring his wife and 4 children back to Utah to enjoy the outdoors, friendly people, and great food that Utah has to offer.

Our Staff

Left to right: Jake, Lily, Stephanie, Gemma, Katie, Dr. Shepherd, McKenzie, Kim, Laura and Brayden


Pediatric Dental Assistant, Brooklyn Brooklyn is one of our dental assistants, and she is from Orem. She graduated from Timpanogos High School in 2015, where she played volleyball and was a cheerleader. She loves to be with her family, and loves to watch football on TV, as well as at Lone Peak High where she her dad is a coach! 


She loves the cute little kids that come into our office and their funny comments. She also loves to help kids and teach them the the dentist isn’t scary, and to make them feel comfortable in our office.


Pediatric Dental Assistant, Brayden

Brayden and his wife Carly have been married for three years and are expecting a little girl in September. Brayden is currently attending Utah Valley University studying International Business, and plans to pursue dental school. He loves to play basketball and travel in his spare time.

What does Brayden love about his job? “I love the opportunity to be around happy people who are enthusiastic about oral hygiene! I love watching and learning from Dr. Shepherd and gaining invaluable experience from a great office.”


Pediatric Dental Assistant, Jenn B Jenn is from Aurora, Colorado, but lives here with her husband Sam. She used to be an elementary school teacher but switched gears to dental care and has since been a dental assistant. In her spare time she likes running, baking (she has a major sweet tooth), reading, and spending time with her nieces and nephews.

Jenn loves her job because she loves the variety that comes with it. She enjoys working with so many fun kids, and helping them have a great experience!


Pediatric Dental Assistant, Lindsey

Lindsey is from San Diego, California, although she grew up in a military family so she moved all over. She's a dental assistant here in our office. She is currently a student at Utah Valley University, and she’s working towards getting into the Dental Hygiene program there. She likes to hang out with her family, friends, and relax. She also loves $5 movie nights!

What does she love about her job? “I love interacting with the children and making the dental office an environment that they can have fun in.”


Pediatric Dental Assistant, Stephanie

Stephanie is from San Diego, but now lives here with her husband of 3 years, Tyler. Stephanie and Tyler. She is currently in dental assisting school at Practical Dental Assisting. In her spare time, Stephanie likes to read romance novels, ride her bike along Provo River Trail, knit, and camping with Tyler!

She loves her job as a dental assistant because every day is different and keeps her on her toes. Each day is full of a variety of little personalities that say the funniest things. She is a great team player and loves working with so many fun, happy co-workers. 


Pediatric Office Assistant, Katie

Katie grew up in Orem but now lives in Eagle Mountain with her husband Mike, and their one year old puppy Tessie. Katie loves to travel, and attend sporting events. She especially loves the Red Sox! In her spare time she loves to decorate her house, play with her dog, and binge watch Netflix. Katie speaks Spanish.

What does she love about her job? “I love all the relationships with patients and parents. When people come in, it’s like seeing an old friend!”


Pediatric Dental Assistant, Nayeli

Nayeli is from Mexico and got married a year ago. She and her husband love camping and watching movies together. She enjoys latin dancing and spending time with her family! What makes Nayeli a great assistant? She is great at reassuring parents that their children are in good hands and that both the parents and children will be smiling by the end of the appointment!


Pediatric Dental Assistant, Sydney Sydney is 19 years old and from American Fork, Utah. She loves to be outdoors whether that be camping, hammocking, or any playing any sort of water sports! Sydney is a great assistant because her focus is all about the kids! She loves working with kids and making them feel comfortable while in our office!


Pediatric Office Staff, Sarah

Sarah is from Orem, Utah. She lives here now with her husband and son, although she spent some time living in Hawaii, which was a blast! Sarah loves the chance she has to connect our amazing patients with our office staff through social media and community events from time to time. In her spare time, Sarah loves to be outdoors, loves to be doing anything active, and loves spending time with her little family.

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