AZ Dentists David J. Velasco DDS, Brett E. Benson DDS-Gilbert, Chandler & Phoenix AZ

(480) 545-8400

Age Defying Dentistry & Gilbert, Arizona Dentists




Dr. David Velasco was born in Orange, California.  His Dad was a US Marine and he spent most of his childhood always traveling from station to station.  He has called California, Colorado, Arizona, Ohio, Nebraska, Iowa and New Jersey home.  He graduated HS in small town Nebraska in 1977 and continued his education earning a BS in Biology at the University of Nebraska.  Entering the UNMC College of Dentistry in 1983, he achieved a childhood dream of becoming a dentist.  Graduating in 1987, he returned to Arizona and entered private practice in the East Valley area of metro Phoenix.  Dr Velasco was voted by colleages TOP DOC 2017 via Phoenix Magazine for Implant placement and restoration.  He lives in Gilbert, AZ and has three grown children, Lauryn, Andrew, Michele and two grandchildren Ryan and Alexis.  He enjoys Music, Travel, and the Great Outdoors. 

Dr. Velasco's email if you have dental questions or need to contact him is:




Dr. Brett Benson was born in Michigan and raised in a military family, USAF, always traveling.  He has called Michigan, Texas, Germany and the Philippines home until settling in Glendale, Arizona in 1978.  Graduating in 1978 he spent his undergraduate studies in Tucson at the University of Arizona.  With his Bachelor of Science in hand he entered dental school at the University of Iowa and graduated in 1989.  He has practiced in Chandler, AZ prior to moving his practice to Gilbert.  He lives in Chandler with his fiancée Danell and has three teenage children, Britton, Kendon and Alexis.  He enjoys reading fiction and loves to go fishing and camping and spending time with his family.

Dr. Benson's email if you have dental questions or need to contact him is:


Credentials:  Our doctors have trained with some of the nation's top dental clinicians.  They are respected by patients and are rapidly becoming known as the dentists for people who want Cosmetic, Orthodontic, Implant and General Family Dentistry.  With hundreds of hours of continuing dental education, our Doctors are trained to competently address nearly all issues regarding your oral health and well-being.  They are both advocates of educating patients regarding their oral health as a method to Preventative Dentistry.  Since moving to Arizona, both Doctors have been practicing "Age-Defying Dentistry" for nearly 30 years. 


Our Doctors are members of the American Dental Association, Arizona State Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry.


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