At Gardner Springs Dentistry, you are never just a number on a chart. We take the time to get to know you and your family personally so we can provide the precise type of care you need. We would love the opportunity to meet you in person and welcome you to our friendly dental practice. Until then, please take a moment to learn about our team of awesome professionals!
Dr. Brandon Gardner, DDS
Dr. Gardner grew up in Utah and spent many days snowboarding the “Greatest Snow on Earth.” Before college, he spent two years in Ecuador as a missionary and became fluent in Spanish. After his missionary service he attended Utah Valley University (UVU) where he completed his pre-dental requirements and graduated Cum Laude with his BA in Spanish.
Dr. Gardner received a scholarship to attend dental school at UT Health San Antonio and moved his young family to Texas in 2007. He graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2011 and then completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program to further his education in sedation dentistry, implant dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Gardner continues to update his knowledge to ensure his patients receive the highest quality of care possible. He is especially passionate about sedation dentistry and dental implants. He is certified to administer nitrous oxide, oral sedation, and IV conscious sedation. He has extensive dental implant experience and has received one-on-one surgical training from many specialists in the field.
Dr. Gardner is married to his all-time favorite person, Denise, and together they have four great kids: two daughters and two sons. In his free time Dr. Gardner enjoys taking his wife out on dates, catching a movie with his kids, or working with his family in the yard.
Since moving to Texas, both Dr. and Mrs. Gardner have grown to love the warm-hearted people of South Texas and the beauty of the Texas Hill Country. They both feel grateful to be here in Boerne and are excited to be part of the community!
Awards and Honors:
- AEGD Resident of the Year Award 2011-2012
- American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Student Merit Award
- Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Periodontics
- American Equilibration Society Table Clinic Presenter
- Academy of Operative Dentistry Table Clinic Presenter
- Stacey Wendell Clapp Scholarship Recipient
- Honors Program Graduate, Cum Laude, UVU
- Dean’s Merit Scholarship Recipient, Spanish Language Department, UVU
Denise Gardner, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist
Denise was born and raised in the Chicago, IL. Denise first became interested in dentistry at a very young age. Her father and grandfather were both dentists and she was taught early on the importance of serving people and helping them achieve healthy smiles. She attended the competitive dental hygiene program at Utah Valley University (UVU) in Orem, UT where she earned her RDH degree. She enjoys the opportunity to help her patients understand how oral health benefits their overall health.
Denise is passionate about health in general and can often be found learning about wellness, exercising or trying out new recipes in the kitchen. Denise's favorite place to be is at home with her family. She and Dr. Gardner have four adorable, energetic children. Denise also enjoys organizing and interior decorating and designed our beautiful dental office.
Connie Polson, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist
Connie was born and raised in Mississippi but attended dental hygiene school in Texas, graduating with honors. She and her husband both instantly loved Texas and are now excited to call it home, along with their two sons.
Connie has over twenty years of dental hygiene experience and has worked in pediatric, periodontal and general dentistry offices. She is excited to be a part of Gardner Springs Dentistry where the same passion for excellent dental care and patient comfort are always a top priority.
Outside of the dental office, Connie enjoys road trips, water activities, and hiking. Staying active and volunteering in the community are both important and rewarding to her.
Violet Bates, RDA
Registered Dental Assistant
Violet is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. She is one of our friendly and knowledgeable dental assistants here at Gardner Springs Dentistry. Violet loves dentistry for the opportunity it gives her to meet new faces, help others, and have a positive impact on their lives. She feels good knowing that she’s made a difference for our patients, even in small ways. Violet recently completed continuing education courses for nitrous oxide sedation monitoring and Invisalign.
When not at work, Violet enjoys spending time with her husband and her two Pomeranian dogs, Mocha and Churro. Violet loves to hike, travel, garden and dance hula. One of her favorite places to spend time outdoors is Yosemite National Park in California.
Sandra Jauregui, RDA
Registered Dental Assistant
Sandra is originally from Guanajuato, Mexico, which is near Mexico City. She has been a gentle and caring dental assistant since 2012. Sandra is thankful to be part of the Gardner Springs Dentistry team and enjoys sharing her dental knowledge and experience with our patients. She has a passion for dentistry and is currently working to continue her dental education to become a dental hygienist. Sandra enjoys doing outdoor activities with her lovely son, Andre. She also loves to exercise and to travel.
Front Office Manager
Raquel Brosseau brings over 25 years dental experience with her to our Gardner Springs Dentistry team, having worked in both large and small practices over the years. She is happily married to Mike, a systems engineer, and has two grown children and two grandchildren who are her pride and joy. Her favorite food is Pizza, her favorite season is Fall, and she has a beloved fur baby, Kona, who was named after a family trip to Hawaii. Raquel is excited to be at Gardner Springs Dentistry and looks forward to being a part of our great team for many years to come.