Meet OUR STAFF at Growing Grins!  Our entire team is dedicated to helping you and your child feel at home from the moment you walk through the door.  We’re proud to be members of the Gilbert and Mesa community and serve the dental needs of their children.

Dr. Larry Tyler Jackson DDS, 

Dr. Tyler Jackson DDS, BDS is a board certified pediatric dentist and graduated from Univerity of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland in 2013 and completed his specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida in 2015. Dr. Jackson has experience working with children of all ages including special needs patients. In the event your child needs ample restorative work; offered for the comfort of both parent and patient, Dr. Jackson practices oral sedation and assisted IV sedation with the anesthesiologist Dr. Jason Brady. Dr. Jackson is an active member of The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Jackson s up to date with the latest and most advanced procedures that make every childs visit as smooth as possible. He is originally from the Valley and spends his time with his wife Rebecca and 5 children


Christy Weinberger RDH- Office Manager

Christy is the Office Manager and Registered Dental Hygienist at Growing Grins. She graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University in 2002 and has had experience working with a wide range of patients both young and old. Christy and her husband opened Growing Grins Pediatric Dentistry in 2006. She enjoys running, Orange Theory and spending time with her three children. She loves working with children and loves having a team that is more like family. Her “Home away from home!”




Michelle moved here 6 years ago with her husband and 2 daughters. She has 4 grandchildren that she adores spending time with.Michelle loves hanging out with her family and friends and crocheting to RELAX! Michelle is our front office specialist who is also a dental assistant that gives her both aspects of the dental office.



Brooklyn moved here 3 years ago with her husband from Washington State. She has a 2 year old daughter and a set of on the go twin boys who keeps their lives busy. Brooklyn loves sports especially Football season. GO Seattle Seahawks! Brookyln is our front office Patient Care Specialist who is also a dental assistant!




Brittany Lewis

Meet Brittany! She is the lead dental assistant who has been with Growing Grins for over 10 years. Briitany is here to accommodate your children’s needs the best way possible. She is a mother of one son, Isaiah. Born and raised in Arizona, she is an avid fan of the professional teams including the Cardinals, Diamondbacks, and Suns. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She completed her training at Pima Medical Institute in March ’07.


Andrea Chretin


Meet Andrea! One of our fun and energetic front office Patient Care Coordinators. Andrea was one of the first staff members when Growing Grins opened over 12 years ago. She is originally from Yuma, AZ but has been here in the valley since 1999. She received her dental assistant certificate from Apollo College in 2000. She loves children as she has three of her own Jayden, Gavin and Jaxson. Her husband also works in the dental field as a surgical assistant. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies and 




Dr. Jason Brady