St. George Dental Care is a St. George based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using state-of-the-art dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.


We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Drs. Dan and Tyler Utley and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 435-465-3211 and experience why our patients think St. George Dental Care is the best dentist in St George.



Meet The Doctors


Dr. Dan Utley

Dr. Dan Utley

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Dan Utley received his degree in Dentistry from the University of Nebraska in 1986, where he graduated #1 in his class in Clinical Performance. He received awards for his outstanding abilities in Operative Dentistry and Endodontics. He also received the award as the Outstanding Graduate in the General Practice Program, and was selected to be a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon-an honor given only to the top 5% of graduating dentists.

He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Utah Dental Association. He is also a member and past president of the Southern Utah Dental Society.

Dr. Utley was born and raised in Richfield, Utah. He married the former Patricia Valantine and they have eight children. He attended Brigham Young University and served a mission for the L.D.S. church in Portugal.

Dr. Utley enjoys spending time with his family hiking, camping, boating, and riding four-wheelers. His other hobbies include scuba diving, playing racquetball, and racing cars.

Dr. Utley is very personable. He has a high level of integrity and a true passion for dentistry. He particularly has a talent for cosmetic dentistry and complex dental cases. Let him help you improve your dental health and brighten your smile.

Credentials:

  • Graduate University of Nebraska School of Dentistry, DDS
  • Undergraduate BYU-Brigham Young University
  • Lumineers Certified Dentist
  • Certification on 3 types of Dental Lasers
  • DOCS certified dentist-oral conscious sedation
  • Advanced Training in Implant Placement and Bone Grafting Procedures

Memberships:

  • ADA-American Dental Association
  • UDA-Utah Dental Association
Dr. Tyler Utley

Dr. Tyler Utley

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr.Tyler Utley studied Dentistry at Loma Linda University where he graduated at the top of his class in both didactic and clinical performance. He was inducted into the dental honors society Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He also was awarded scholarships for outstanding performance in Basic Sciences and Operative dentistry along with being 1 of 3 students each year nationwide to be selected for the American Dental Association Foundation Scholarship for his outstanding achievements in school.

Tyler was born in St. George and enjoys spending time outdoors biking, riding motorcycles, and wake-boarding. He also has a passion for racing cars and has competed at the international level. After graduating from Snow Canyon High School in 2005 he served a mission in Mexico City. Upon returning he met his amazing wife Clare Peterson and they now have a beautiful baby girl that brings incredible joy to their lives.

Dr. Tyler enjoys exploring the latest and greatest technologies in dentistry and is constantly implementing them into his practice. Tyler takes pride in running his practice based on honesty and integrity and knows that satisfying his patients is what brings so much success to his practice.

Credentials:

  • Loma Linda University Dental Honors Graduate
  • University of Utah BA
  • Eagle Scout
Memberships:
  • ADA
  • CDA
  • UDA
  • Seattle Study Club

Meet Our Team


Here are brief biographies on the staff you'll meet when visiting our office. Our incredible team shines when it comes to dental expertise, and patient comfort, which helps to make our office an outstanding place for all your dental needs.
Ashtin Barclay

Ashtin Barclay

Dental Hygienist

Ashtin started working at St. George Dental Care in August 2012. She grew up in Circleville, UT. She followed her sister Kelsee (our Hygienist) to the most fun dental office in Southern Utah. Ashtin began studying at DSU and is currently in Dental Hygiene Program. She is one of the newlyweds of the office. She married Dillon in May 2014. This girl brings energy and joy to every conversation and case she participates in. As you can see from her job description above, she is one dynamite girl. She also was our “Fun Coordinator” because she is SO FUN! She enjoys crafts, traveling, and playing sports. Her favorites are pickle ball and sand volleyball.
“I love the staff, Dr. Utley and the fun environment of St. George Dental Care.”


Johnna Kailing

Johnna Kailing

Dental Assistant

Johnna joined our team in August 2014. She is one amazing dental assistant! She has been working in the dental field for over 14 years. She is married to a “fabulous husband” and she’s a mother of 5boys! She loves reading, running, hiking, boating, hunting, and fishing. She and Dr. Utley sure have a lot of common interests, and we think it is because they both have so many sons! She grew up in Idaho, which also may explain all of her exciting hobbies. She is dynamic and has a talent for bringing laughter to our office.
“I love Dr. Utley, the amazing staff, and our fabulous patients.”


Lori Schiller

Lori Schiller

Front Office

Lori joined the team in 2005 and our front desk has been the talk of the town ever since! Lori is married to Clark and she has 5 children and 4 grandchildren. “They are my greatest joy.” Lori truly loves getting to know people and has a talent for creating lasting friendships. She likes to decorate and work outside in her yard. Lori is an important part of our team and our lives.
“I love our amazing patients! Dr. Utley and our office staff are like family to me – I love coming to work.”


Christy Matthews

Christy Matthews

Office Manager

Christy has been a big part of St. George Dental Care since we moved to our new office in 1995. She grew up in Las Vegas back when Sahara was a dirt road. She is married to Steve, and together they have 3 sons and 1 daughter. They are the grandparents of 6 grandchildren. She is quite courageous and enjoys adventure! She has been skydiving in Hawaii …TWICE. She also enjoys swimming, reading, and bike riding. She loves spending time with her family, especially her beautiful grandchildren.


Georgia Lowe

Georgia Lowe

Dental Assistant

Georgia - or “Gorgeous” as some of our patients call her – has been working at St. George Dental Care for 22 years. She came here in 1993 after she had assisted dentists in Northern Utah. She may get her nickname from her past days as the owner of a Beauty Supply Store. She is married to Randy and together they have one son and one daughter. She loves spending time with them and also loves decorating for Christmas and doing crafts. She is a joy to be around and has an adventurous side to her. She loves traveling and her favorite ride at Disneyland is the Tower of Terror! We love having her on our team.
“I love working with great staff members and Dr. Utley is a wonderful employer and dentist. I enjoy seeing our patients.”


Kelsee Foisy

Kelsee Foisy

Dental Hygienist

Kelsee joined our team in August 2005, and once she finished Hygiene School in 2011 she became one of our Hygienists. Kelsee grew up in Circleville, UT and since moving here she has developed many interests. She is married to Dave, and they have a son who is 2 years old. Together, they all enjoy swimming, playing at the park, riding bikes, blowing bubbles, and going on walks. She says her most memorable event was a little bit wild! She went skydiving in Hawaii, and LOVED it!
“I love the patients, staff, and especially the dentist: Dr. Utley. I love the fun and professional atmosphere.”


Liz Hurtado

Liz Hurtado

Dental Assistant

Liz was born in Ensenada, Mexico. She was raised in Las Vegas. Since graduating she joined St. George Dental Care’s staff as an assistant. She is 19 years old and is planning on going to Dental School to become a Dentist. Something Liz enjoys outside of work is cooking. She and her family make dynamite tamales. We love having Liz in the office and look forward to what life will bring her in the future.
“I love the staff, Dr. Utley and the fun environment of St. George Dental Care.”


Emily Beach

Emily Beach

Dental Hygienist

Emily joined the St. George Dental Care team in 2007. She graduated from Salt Lake Community College Dental Hygiene in 2002. She is married and has a little boy and just welcomed a baby girl to her family. Emily has such a kind, gentle, and caring personality. She grew up in a wonderful family and says that much of her childhood was devoted to loving and helping care for animals that were strays. Something which she still enjoys to this day. She also enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with family. She has been a big part of St. George Dental and our patients love her!

"Dr. Utley is such a great person and dentist. I love all the people that I work with."