Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Lonny Dale Carmichael
Sun Valley Pediatric Dentist is all about oral health and practicing early prevention in the lives of children. “The most rewarding feeling for me is helping children overcome their fears and anxiety about dental treatments, allowing them to feel safe, cared for and comfortable. My team and I empower parents to make the right decisions regarding their children’s oral health.”
Dr. Lonny Dale Carmichael grew up on a cotton farm in Arizona. He loved sciences and decided to go into that career direction at a very young age. Dr. Carmichael graduated with distinction from Mesa Community College. During his studies at the Arizona State University, he also attended the Barret Honors College. After graduating from The University of Colorado with a B.S. degree in Medical Sciences, he continued his education at the University’s School of Dentistry, where he received his D.D.S.
Dr. Carmichael continued his education at the Virginia Commonwealth University. He participated in specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at the University’s Pediatric Dental Residency Program. While there Dr. Carmichael was honored to serve as Chief Resident for more than half of his tenure as a resident. During that time he was able to participate in many learning experiences that blended medicine and dentistry.
Dr. Carmichael graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry with a M.S.D. Degree in Pediatric Dentistry. After his advanced clinical training, he worked as an associate in a couple of Pediatric Dental Practices, before he started his own practice in Gilbert.
Dr. Carmichael has been very active in the dental community. He received various Honors and Awards from i.e. the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the VCU Department of Pediatric Dentistry, the Virginia Commonwealth University Alexander Student Research Fellowship and Barrett Honors College.
Dr. Lonny Dale Carmichael is a member of:
- Arizona Society of Pediatric Dentistry
- The American Dental Association (ADA)
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- Boy Scouts of America, incl. Lifetime Eagle Scout Association membership
In his spare time, Dr. Carmichael enjoys wrestling, football and weight lifting. But his greatest enjoyment is spending time with his wife and children. Coming from a farm he still loves being around horses and being involved with farming in general. He remains very active at the family’s ‘Carmichael’s Farm’ in Palo Verde, Arizona.
Dr. Spencer Archibald
Dr. Spencer Archibald grew up in Southeast Idaho, the 6th of 8 boys in his family. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree at Idaho State University, he attended dental school at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he graduated with honors. Dr. Archibald has always enjoyed the fun and uplifting interactions and experiences involved in working with children, so it was an easy decision for him to continue his education and training by completing a two-year Pediatric Dental residency program at the Stony Brook University Medical Center in Stony Brook, New York.
Dr. Archibald is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is a current candidate with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Archibald also speaks Spanish, which he learned while living in Spain for a few years after high school.
In his spare time, Dr. Archibald loves spending time with his wife, their 3 boys, and their baby girl. He enjoys serving in the community and volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America. He also loves fishing, golf, basketball, trying to teach his kids how to solve the Rubik’s cube, and going on bike rides with his family.
Dr. Taylor Seare
Dr. Seare has enjoyed living in Arizona since he was eight years old. He graduated from Deer Valley High School in Glendale and then attended Arizona State University for undergraduate studies. Dr. Seare earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from MCV School of Dentistry at Virginia Commonwealth University. After graduating dental school, Dr. Seare completed a general practice residency at Staten Island University Hospital in New York City.
He stayed at SIUH for an additional two years specializing in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Seare is a board certified pediatric dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Seare maintains membership with the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, as well as other local and nation dental organizations.
Dr. Seare has been married for 11 years and has 4 children with one on the way. During his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and coaching his kids sports teams.
Dr. Jason Judd
Dr. Judd grew up here in Arizona. He and his wife have seven amazing children and they love living in such a great community. They enjoy spending time together as a family playing and watching sports, running, camping, snowboarding, mountain biking, playing games and going to the movies.
After graduation from Brigham Young University, Dr. Judd attended the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine where he graduated at the top of his class and was inducted into the premier national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He then completed his orthodontic residency, also at the University of Colorado. During his resident specialty training, Dr. Judd established a foundation based on the newest technology and orthodontic procedures including Invisalign treatment, adult treatment, adolescent treatment and early childhood treatment.
He continues to further his education through active participation in the Arizona Orthodontic Study Group, the Spear Study Club and by attending the American Association of Orthodontics general meetings. He is also an active member in the American Dental Association, Arizona Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and the Boy Scouts of America.