Dentist in Taylorsville, West Jordan Utah, serving the entire Salt Lake Valley and surrounding areas.



HI, Dr. McGavin is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended the University of Utah and graduated with a bachelor's degree in behavioral science. He then attended Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon where he graduated as a doctor of medicine in dentistry (DMD) in 1990. He has five children and four grandchildren. He enjoys watching sports and traveling the world.

Dr. McGavin has been involved with many charities over the years and has spent time providing dental care to people in Vietnam, Brazil, India, and the Dominican Republic. He is currently on the Board of Directors for Rising Star Outreach, a non-profit that provides many resources to the leprosy affected in Southern India. Check out the gallery to see some videos about Dr. McGavin's humanitarian efforts        .

Dr. McGavin is a long time member of The American Dental Association and Utah Dental Association.


West Jordan Family Dentistry has been providing quality dental care since 1990. WJFD was originally located in West Jordan, Utah but later relocated down the street to Taylorsville, Utah. Although Dr. McGavin is a dentist located in the West Jordan / Taylorsville, Utah area, he provides dental care for people all across the Salt Lake Valley and surrounding areas.

West Jordan Family Dentistry is conveniently located off of the I-215 Redwood Road exit. We have a staff of 10 employees, most of whom have been working at West Jordan Family Dentistry for more than 10 years. Our office is equipped with everything necessary to meet your dental needs as well as free Wi-Fi and an entertainment room for children, with toys and thousands of on-demand cartoons available for viewing.

West Jordan Family Dentistry has stayed up with technological advances throughout the years and we are pleased to have digital x-rays, as well as digital panoramic imaging in our office. This significantly reduces the waiting time for our patients and allows Dr. McGavin to diagnose and treat people in a more timely manner.

We strive to offer dental care in a friendly, welcoming environment. We know you will be pleased with your experience at WJFD and hope to see you soon!


Services Overview

Dr. McGavin has been in practice for more than 25 years and is skilled in many aspects of dentistry. He knows what is best for each of his patients and never recommends treatment which is unnecessary.         Although Dr. McGavin provides the best dental care & is able to address and resolve the majority of his patients' needs, he works closely with pediatric dental specialists to provide the most desirable outcome for each individual.

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