Terry W. Rudnyk, DDS & Beverly A. Gross, DDS
Creators of the REFINED SMILE
Call: (480) 860-1266

Meet The Team

Dr. Terry Rudnyk


Dr. Rudnyk is a proud graduate of the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry located in San Francisco, California- Class of 1981.  Prior to receiving the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree there, he also received a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University.

Dr. Rudnyk has a passion for improving people's lives.  By achieving better dental health for his patients for more than 38 years, he has witnessed increased self-confidence, well-being and happiness.  This success has been a strong motivator for Dr. Rudnyk's commitment to excellence in dentistry, compassion for his patients and dedication to continuing education.

Dr. Rudnyk maintains membership in the American Dental Association, Arizona State Dental Association, Central Arizona Dental Society and the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry Alumni Association. 

Dr. Rudnyk is a native Arizonan and together with his wife, Lee Ann, they thoroughly enjoy the outdoor lifestyle afforded by living in Arizona with Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.

Dr. Beverly Gross


 Dr. Beverly Gross is a graduate of University of the Pacific School of Dentistry- Class of 1991 in San Francisco, California.  Before that, she received her Bachelors Degree from University of CA in San Diego.  Dr. Gross has been with the practice since October 2001.  The staff really loves Dr. Gross because of her loveable personality!  She's a masterful artist at dentistry.  Dr. Gross has been married to "the other" Dr. Robert Gross, an ophthalmologist for 30 years and they have 2 sons and one grand-son, Ezra!


Doctor Treatment Coordinator

Holly has been with Drs. Rudnyk and Gross since June 1998.  She started as a sterilization tech, then moved to a dental assistant and is now up front working with the Doctors on planning treatment along with making financial arrangements for patients.  With over 2000 patients in our practice, she keeps busy with dental insurance duties, scheduling and keeping patients happy.  You will often here a boisterous laughter in the office- that’s Holly!  Holly has been married for 16 years and enjoys spending time with family and her dog Eric.


Hygiene Coordinator

Hilda has been with us since 2006.  She works with our hygienists to coordinate their daily schedules among many other duties to keep the office running smoothly.  Hilda has been in the dental field for 19 years but has made her home here with us!  Hilda loves spending time with her 2 children, her Yorkie Daisy and her extended family.  She loves traveling especially to Rocky Point and Long Beach.


Dental Assistant

Denise has been with Drs. Rudnyk and Gross since 1993- our longest term employee!  Her dental assisting skills are top-notch and she really has an ability to converse with patients on a personal level.  Denise has been married to her husband for 30 years and they enjoy family time and their lovable dog Mr. Vick!


Dental Hygiene Assistant

Nicole has been with the practice since February 2012.  She is a graduate of Rio Salado Dental Assisting School as of December 2011.  Nicole works primarily with our dental hygienists.  She works very hard to keep everything running smoothly in the back office so your visit is enjoyed at the office.  You will meet Nicole as she is seating you for your dental hygienist, taking x-rays for you or assisting the Doctor with an examination. Nicole loves spending time at home with her husband and 1st child, Brooklyn (with one on the way).


Dental Assistant

Mercedes has been with the practice since March 2012.  She is a graduate of Altrain Dental Academy as of December 2011.  Mercedes is a skilled dental assistant and you will find her a joy to be around.  Mercedes is going to community college and hopes to be accepted into a dental hygiene program in 2020.  Mercedes has a baby, Kaleah, that she finds so much joy spending time with.  Mercedes is a vegan and loves animals!


Dental Hygienist

Connie graduated from the University of Minnesota in December 1980 with a degree in dental hygiene.  She has been working as a dental hygienist ever since.  She's also a fitness instructor and is gold certified through the American Council of Exercise since 1986.  In addition she has certifications in ballet and kickboxing.  Connie is married to Dr. Howard Barnes, a veterinarian and they have 2 grown sons and one grand-daughter, Fiona, that they love to spend time with!


Dental Hygienist

Marion has been practicing dental hygiene since the 1970’s.  She enjoys seeing her patient get back to optimum dental health and works with them to achieve that!  Marion has been married to John for over 30 years.  They enjoy their summers off to travel up to Northern Arizona where they hike and camp.


Dental Hygienist

Deb has been practicing dental hygiene since 1979.  She’s very skilled at her work and we have enjoyed her here for many years.  Deb has 2 children.  Deb loves traveling all around the world, going to music concerts and hiking around Arizona!


Dental Hygienist

Leah practices dental hygiene at our office on Monday's.  She's just a very pleasant person to be around and her loyal patients show this!  Leah has 5 children, one of whom just returned from Spain where he was completing his LDS mission!  Leah and her husband love spending their children and traveling around the world!