Meet Your Dental Team

Joshua Cadwell, D.D.S.

cadwell-187x500As an expert in the art of cosmetic and comprehensive reconstructive dentistry, Dr. Cadwell has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Washington State University and Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Washington School of Dentistry. With an engineering background coupled with artistic vision for how much a smile can transform a look and a life, Dr. Cadwell is in an elite class of less than 1% of dentists in the United States with such training. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Cadwell has changed the face of dental care as we know it. He has dedicated to his patients, whom he likes to call friends — those who are seeking to improve, renew, and rehabilitate not only their smile, but also their overall image and health. Dr. Cadwell practices dentistry which takes into account the whole person and recognizes that dental conditions and procedures impact a person’s general health and well-being.

The health of the mouth and the health of the body simply cannot be separated. Dr. Cadwell is passionate about creating beautiful and healthy smiles using this as a guiding principle. He believes in combining the most natural treatment approach with advanced technology and a relaxing environment to achieve optimal well-being for the body and soul. A leader in cosmetic and general dentistry, Dr. Cadwell has changed the lives of thousands of patients.

Known for his scientific knowledge, artistic and technical talents, Dr. Cadwell is an expert at creating healthy and natural looking smiles by practicing conservative, tooth preserving dentistry. Dr. Cadwell is highly committed to mastery in the latest in dental innovations. He has completed hundreds of hours of advanced post-graduate training in various aspects of general dentistry, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, sleep apnea, dental implants, and pediatric dentistry. Rigorous training and experience provide Dr. Cadwell with a special understanding of the complex dynamics of a smile and the ability to preserve oral health for life.

Outside of the office Dr. Cadwell enjoys life in the desert. Whether it be hiking, biking, riding four wheelers or spending a weekend on the lakes, outdoors is where he enjoys his time most. He is also an avid pilot, father, and husband.  Occasionally, you may find him under the hood of one of his muscle cars keeping his busy hands as happy hands.

Nathan Smith, D.D.S.

Dr. Smith grew up in beautiful Alpine, Utah, with his wonderful parents and seven brothers and sisters. Dr. Smith was a dentally challenged kid having spent a lot of time in the dental chair including wearing braces three times! It’s no wonder he chose to become a dentist!

Once the goal was determined, he carefully planned out the steps he would need to take to achieve his dream. After graduating from American Fork High School, Dr. Smith attended the University of Utah, where he completed his pre-dental requirements.

He then attended one of the top dental programs in the country, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, in Boston, MA where he received his DMD. He made the Dean’s list for academic achievement and scored high honors on the National Dental Board Exam. He devoted much of his time volunteering in the dentally underserved communities in the Boston area teaching children and providing dental care to them.

He moved to sunny Gilbert, Arizona in 2005 to get out of the cold and be closer to his family. He prides himself on providing only the best care to his patients. He is committed to providing his patients with the finest dental care. To this end, he is continually learning and attends many courses and conferences ensuring that he is always at the top of his profession. Dr. Smith is a member of many dental groups including the American Dental Association, the Arizona Dental Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of General Dentistry, and American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

When Dr. Smith is away from the office he enjoys time with his wife Allison, two beautiful daughters, Savannah and Boston and energetic son, Sammy, as well as with his friends and family. He is a big kid that likes to play hard when he is finished with the day’s work. Anything that requires action he’ll do. Among his favorite activities are riding his road bike and motorcycle. He likes boating and hiking, working out, and playing any kind of sports.


Your Team For Quality Care

Call Tempe Smiles Family Dental today to schedule a checkup or consultation with one of our family dentists. We’ll give you a beautiful, healthy smile. Saturday appointments available! We serve families in TempeMesaGilbertChandlerPhoenixScottsdale, and surrounding areas with full-service dentistry, reasonably priced.