Meet Our Doctors

Below are short bios of our doctors. We titled this page Meet Our Doctors, and we mean it. By all means, read the bios, but we invite you to actually come to visit us at our office, meet our doctors and staff, and become a part of the Cottonwood Dental family! We’d love to meet you!

Dr. David Willardson

Dr. David Willardson is a cosmetic dentist at Cottonwood Dental in Wichita, Kansas. He grew up in Sandy, Utah. He attended Brigham Young University for one year, then served an LDS mission in the Houston, Texas area for two years. He finished his undergraduate education at BYU and went to dental school at Roseman University.

Dr. Willardson is a member of the American Dental Association. He loves getting people out of pain and hearing how their smiles have changed their lives!

Dr. Willardson and his amazing wife have two beautiful children. He loves spending time on the lake with his family. They ski, wakeboard and surf!


Dr. Alexander Shaw


Dr. Alexander Shaw is a Cosmetic Dentist at Cottonwood Dental in Wichita, Kansas on 21st Street. For his undergraduate studies, Dr. Shaw attended Newman University, studying Biology and Chemistry. He then moved to Glendale, Arizona where he attended dental school at Midwestern University.

Dr. Shaw is a member of the American Dental Association and he loves getting to know his patients! His favorite part about being a Dentist is being able to help patients achieve a confident, pain-free smile in a comfortable family atmosphere!

A fun fact about Dr. Shaw is that he was a professional corn hole player. He loves outdoor activities, such as mountain biking, running, and snowboarding. He is also passionate about art and loves to paint on canvas for fun!


Dr. John Mathes – Bio Coming Soon