About Dr. Rod Gore
Truly passionate about his craft, Scottsdale, AZ dentist, Dr. Rod W. Gore, offers cosmetic, general, and restorative dental care for the entire family. At his practice, Rod W. Gore DDS, PC, Dr. Gore goes above and beyond what it means to be a dentist, delivering true excellence to all of his patients. For more than 29 years, Dr. Gore has created GOREgeous, healthy smiles for Valley residents and beyond. Not only does Dr. Gore deliver stunning results through an array of advanced and innovative procedures, but he teaches them, too. Throughout his career, Dr. Gore has shared his knowledge, expertise, and experience teaching dentists worldwide about the art and science of various cosmetic and restorative procedures. For these reasons, Dr. Gore has been voted as a “Top Dentist” in Phoenix Magazine for several years in a row.
Dr. Gore is a comprehensive dentist, who provides general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry to help patients of all ages. Dr. Gore offers children’s dentistry, where he uses his gentle and compassionate nature to make children and parents feel at ease during procedures. For women, Dr. Gore educates and treats patients with special care before and during pregnancy to meet their special needs. In addition, Dr. Gore offers emergency dentistry, custom mouth guards, root canals and preventative dental care. Highly skilled in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Gore provides an abundance of services such as full mouth restoration, orthodontics, and smile makeovers.
Education & Training
Dr. Gore graduated from the prestigious Northwestern School of Dentistry in Chicago in 1987. Using his education and training, Dr. Gore was the Founder and President of the Phoenix Esthetic Study Club (PECS), which was established in 1998. The club was established as a forum to teach other dentists the art and science of various cosmetic dental procedures.
Awards & Honors
Phoenix Magazine has voted Dr. Gore a “Top Dentist” in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. With one of the highest distinctions in his field, Dr. Gore received accreditation status in 1995 from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). This status was awarded to Dr. Gore due to his dedication to continuous education in the field and his responsible, patient-centered approach. This makes him 1 of only 4 dentists in Arizona to hold this honor. In addition, Dr. Gore is an Active Examiner with the AACD.
Previously, Dr. Gore has had the honor of serving as an Adjunct Faculty Member at the University of Pacific in San Francisco. At the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum (PAC-Live), Dr. Gore was a Lead Clinical Instructor. At the esteemed Las Vegas Institute (LVI), Dr. Gore served as a Clinical Instructor, sharing his expertise with students.
Dr. Gore has a true commitment to giving back and bettering his community, which is why he has donated countless hours of his personal time to organizations like:
- Scottsdale Boys and Girls Club
- Greater Phoenix Boys and Girls Club
- Christina's Smiles
- John C. Lincoln Children’s Dental Clinic
- AACD Give Back a Smile
- Smiles 4 Success (for female victims of Domestic Violence)
When not at his practice changing lives and mouths, Dr. Gore lives in Scottsdale with his wife, Trish. Together, they have 4 great kids, who they are so proud of. In his personal time, Dr. Gore enjoys keeping busy with running, mountain biking, scuba diving, photography, fast sports cars, football, and traveling.