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.




Rod Gore is originally from the pacific northwest; the great state of Oregon. He graduated high school in 1979 from Crook County High. From there he went to the University of Oregon for undergrad where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1983. After college, Gore pursued a degree in dentistry from the prestigious Northwestern University in Chicago, IL in 1987. Upon graduating from Northwestern, he moved to Phoenix, Arizona. Gore has practiced dentistry for 31 years in Scottsdale Arizona.

Gore is married to his best friend; Trish and has 4 kids total. His daughter Camille now lives in Chicago, his son Hawken lives in Phoenix. His stepdaughters Alexis and Katie live in Washington state currently.

His hobbies include sports activities such as yoga, hiking, mountain bike riding, running, water, and snow skiing. He also enjoys traveling, photography and his newest adventure is sailing in warm climates.

On many weekends you can find Gore around old classic and exotic cars as he loves a nice automobile.


More About Dr. Rod Gore…

Dr. Rod Gore graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1987. He currently enjoys a private practice in Scottsdale Arizona. He previously has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pacific where he participated in teaching as one of the clinical instructors with the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum (PAC-Live).

He was a former clinical instructor with the prestigious Las Vegas Institute (LVI).

In 1995 Dr. Gore received Accreditation status with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). Dr. Gore is an active Examiner of the (AACD).

In 1998 he founded the Phoenix Esthetic Study Club (PESC), devoted to providing a forum to teach other dentists the art and science of cosmetic dental procedures.

He also has lectured to various local and national study clubs about laboratory communication to enhance cosmetic restorative procedures.

Dr. Gore lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, and has two children; his daughter Camille, lives in Chicago and his son Hawken, attends college at Scottsdale Community College. He also has two beautiful stepdaughters; Alexis and Katy who both reside in Washington State. He enjoys personal time with his wife Trish. His hobbies include golf, mountain biking, waterskiing, photography, fast sports cars, and traveling.

Family dentist, Dr. Rod W. Gore is just one of two dentists accredited with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) in Arizona. The AACD is the largest international organization to educate dentists on the art and science of all things cosmetic.

Dr. Rod W. Gore has lectured and taught other dentists across the country how to perfrom cosmetic dental procedures
Dr. Rod W. Gore is an Accreditation Examiner for the AACD, he evaluates dentists working to achieve this prestigious certification.
Dr. Rod W. Gore has decades of training in the art of cosmetic smile makeovers, he has performed thousands of intricate cosmetic procedures during his career.
Dr. Rod W. Gore performs many cosmetic procedures including upper teeth only smile makeovers to comprehensive full mouth rehabilitation, tooth movements in orthodontics, simple bonding, and conservative cosmetic contouring.
Dr. Rod W. Gore is Scottsdale’s “Go-To’” family and cosmetic dentist for the past 30 years.

A trusted Scottsdale Dentist Serving Families for Nearly Three Decades

Top Dentists
Top Dentists


Rod W. Gore DDS
8535 E. Hartford Drive #208,
Scottsdale, AZ 85255


Healthgrade Reviews

Healthgrades Dr. Gore Reviews

Dr. Rod Gore Main Office

8535 E. Hartford Drive #208,
Scottsdale, AZ 85255