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, 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 with an Associates in Dental Hygiene and recieved her  Bachelor's in Science in Dental Hygiene from Northern Arizona University. She 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, strength training 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!”





RIKKI- FRONT OFFICE LEAD COORDINATOR                                                                                                   

 Rikki was born and raised in Arizona. She completed her dental training in 2011. She has worked with adults and children and is cross-trained to work both in the front office and back office. She loves working with children! One of her goals is to give them the best dental experience when visiting our office. She has a son named Deegan and they love spending time outdoors, with family and friends.


MARY- FRONT OFFICE                                                                                                                                            

Mary is an Arizona native, and grew up in Gilbert. She finish dental assisting schooling in 2017, and is now one of our amazing front office team members. She loves the outdoors and is always hiking with her dog Winston. She is crafty and is constantly working on different projects. Mary got married in October 2020 in Washington to her high school sweetheart Matthew.  Is a major fan of the Phoenix Coyotes fan. 







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.





Dr. Jason Brady


Graduate of: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Dental Medicine

Graduate of: University of California, Los Angeles Dental Anesthesiology Residency

Board Certified: American Dental Board of Anesthesiology