Your Partner in Lifelong Dental Wellness

Dr. Gardner, DDS with patient | Family Dental Center - Scott R. Gardner, DDS

Your smile takes center stage at Family Dental Center – Scott R. Gardner, DDS.

Our dedicated team of professionals is committed to delivering compassionate care tailored to patients of all ages. Located in Nampa, ID, experience a warm, welcoming environment where leaving means having a healthier smile. Trust our family dentist to provide exceptional dental care.

We Serve Patients Throughout …

  • Canyon County
  • Ada County
  • Owyhee County
  • Nampa
  • Caldwell
  • Meridian
  • & beyond

Our Mission

At Family Dental Center, our primary goal is to prioritize the oral and overall health of our patients and their families. We offer superior dental care using advanced technology for personalized treatments that promote long-term health and beautiful smiles. We understand that dental visits can be intimidating. Therefore, we strive to create a caring and gentle experience for those with anxiety or fear. We believe in making quality dental care accessible to all by providing affordable, easy, and effective treatments. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality care, listen to our patients’ unique needs, create a welcoming environment, and exceed expectations to help achieve their health goals.

Family Dentist in Nampa, ID | Family Dental Center - Scott R. Gardner, DDS


Meet Our Doctor

Scott R. Gardner, DDS

Dr. Gardner grew up in the rural community of Challis Idaho. He then earned his doctorate from West Virginia University, Dr. Gardner returned to Idaho and has served patients in the Treasure Valley for over 22 years. His passion for continuing his education and staying on the cutting edge of dental advancements and technology helps him to provide his clients with the best possible treatment results.

Dr. Gardner is a member of the American Dental Association, the Idaho State Dental Association, the Western Treasure Valley Dental Society, The WhiteCap Institute, and the Crown Council. He is also a Vivos Integrated Provider, Sleep and Airway Health Solutions Dentist.

He spends his time outside the office with his wife, Andrea, and their five children Nathan, Katelyn, Kaden, Connor and Makayla. They enjoy the outdoors skiing, mountain biking, wakeboarding, fishing, hiking and camping as a family. They often travel as a family doing dental mission trips in impoverished areas around the world, and locally through charities for veterans in need.

Our Dedicated Team

Family Dental Center - Laurie


Office Manager

Laurie has had the pleasure of being the office manager at Family Dental Center just over 10 years, as part of her 42-year career in dentistry.

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She specializes in helping patients overcome obstacles to help them get the treatment they need. She spends her out of the office time on outdoor adventures with her husband Tom, and three German Shorthair pointers. She also enjoys trying new restaurants and treasures her family time with her kids and grandkids who all live locally.
Family Dental Center - Stephanie


Scheduling Coordinator

Stephanie is the smiling face you see when you come to our office. She works her magic to get our patients in for the care they need.

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Stephanie speaks Spanish fluently and is an incredible help to our Spanish speaking patients. She is a girl mom with two precious girls (ages four and ten), and wife to her husband Jacob, she is also the proud aunt to 5 nieces. She enjoys attending concerts and local events, traveling, and trying new restaurants.
Family Dental Center - Star



Star is one of our superstar hygienists. She graduated from Carrington College Dental Hygiene Program.

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Star can communicate with our Spanish-speaking patients. She was born and raised here in Nampa, but she loves to travel to tropical destinations, trying new foods and experiences. She enjoys hiking and taking in all the beautiful Idaho sunsets. She has an adorable Pomeranian named Achillies and when she is not working, she loves spending time with her family and friends.
Family Dental Center - Andrea



Andrea is one of our outstanding hygienists. She graduated from Idaho State Dental Hygiene program in 1995 and has enjoyed helping patients with their dental health for over 27 years.

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She met her husband Scott Gardner, while attending ISU, and as they say, the rest is history. They share a passion for dentistry and helping patients and have five amazing grown children: Nathan, Katelyn, Kaden, Connor, and Makayla. She spends much of her time volunteering at church and local organizations. She loves attending their high school-aged daughter’s dance and sporting events and cheering on all the youth in the area. She is an avid cyclist and can be found on the country roads in the area. They enjoy the outdoors together, skiing, hiking, water sports, and gardening as a family. They often travel as a family and have enjoyed serving on dental mission trips.
Family Dental Center - Katelyn



Katelyn is a hardworking hygienist in our office. She graduated from Utah College of Dental Hygiene. She is dedicated to her patient’s dental health.

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She is an avid outdoor lover. In the winter she can be found on the ski slopes, and during the summer she enjoys all kinds of water sports. She has recently taken up slacklining (similar to tightrope walking-balancing high off the ground on a rope stretched between two points). She also enjoys traveling and going to concerts.
Family Dental Center - Tasha


Dental Assistant

Tasha has been a rock star assistant in our office for nearly 20 years. She is our resident Sleep & Breathing Wellness Education specialist.

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When not helping people regain their health through improving their breathing health, she finds her happy place at home with her tight-knit family. She and her husband Chris have been married for 20 years, and have three beautiful kids and a snuggly dog named Sam. In the summer she enjoys paddle boarding and piña colada snow cones. In the winter time she enjoys snow skiing with her kids and hot cocoa, snuggly blankets and Marvel movies.
Family Dental Center - Carmen<br />


Dental Assistant

Carmen is one of our dynamic dental assistants. She is passionate about dentistry and providing patients with pain-free visits.

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She also has a serious sweet tooth, especially for anything chocolate. She is also an animal lover, she has a sweet selection of pets ranging from dogs to a pet turkey named “Trino”. She loves going on walks and being outside. She also enjoys drawing, painting, and doing puzzles.
Family Dental Center - Julia<br />


Dental Assistant

Julia is a dedicated dental assistant in our office. She is dedicated to creating a comfortable experience for her patients.

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She is the mom to three adorable kiddos ages 8, 6, and 2 years old. She and her husband Tyler have been married 3 years. She loves the fall, the color orange, horror movies, cooking, and all things Disney. She enjoys playing football with the boys. Her love of travel has taken her around the world.
Family Dental Center - Becky


Marketing Coordinator

Becky is back after a brief hiatus home with her two young kids 4 & 8 and husband Chris.

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She spends her out-of-office time coordinating community events like Bruneau Cowboy Christmas and the Snake River Stampede Cowboy Christmas. She loves cooking, gardening, bible study, spending time with her family and traveling.
Don’t wait any longer – schedule your
next dental appointment today!

Don’t wait any longer – schedule your next dental appointment today!

Family Dental Center -
Scott R. Gardner, DDS

2065 12th Ave Rd,
Nampa, ID 83686

Get In Touch

Phone: 208-466-3239
Fax: 208-442-9541

Business Hours

Monday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 10:30 AM- 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM (By appointment only)
Saturday- Sunday: Closed