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Dr. Russell Gardner DDS is a general dentist practicing at our location in Fort Smith, AR.

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Get to know Dr. Russell Gardner

Dr. Russell Gardner is a passionate dentist dedicated to creating positive and enjoyable dental experiences for children. Born and raised in Rogers, Arkansas, Dr. Gardner discovered his calling in the field of dentistry after completing his undergraduate studies at Harding University. There, he earned a bachelor’s degree in General Studies, laying the foundation for his future endeavors in oral healthcare.

Driven by his commitment to excellence, Dr. Gardner pursued his dental education at Oklahoma University College of Dentistry, where he honed his skills and knowledge in the dental field. Throughout his academic journey, Dr. Gardner’s leadership qualities shone brightly as he assumed the role of President of his dental class for an impressive four-year term. His dedication to his peers and the field of dentistry was evident, marking the beginning of a distinguished career.

As a proud member of the American Dental Association, Dr. Gardner stays up-to-date of the latest advancements in dentistry, demonstrating his commitment to providing the highest standard of care to his patients. His involvement in professional organizations allows him to collaborate with like-minded professionals and contribute to the continuous improvement of dental practices.

Dr. Gardner’s true passion lies in children’s dentistry, where he has found a unique way to combine his skills with his love for making a positive impact on young lives. He strives to create a warm and friendly environment that encourages children to embrace oral health. Dr. Gardner believes in the power of laughter and strives to make every dental visit an enjoyable experience for his young patients, fostering a positive attitude towards dental care from a young age.

Beyond saving smiles, Dr. Gardner finds joy in a variety of outdoor activities. You can find him hunting, fishing, hiking, or sailing. These hobbies not only contribute to his well-rounded lifestyle but also reflect his appreciation for the great outdoors.

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