About Your Dentist
“I feel life is about growing better and constantly learning and using my talents to help others. In becoming a dentist, I feel I have been blessed to find a career that fulfills me to the extent that I don’t really feel like it’s a job!”
Education & Continuing Education
University of Southern California School of Dentistry – Los Angles, CaliforniaDoctor of Dental Surgery
Arizona State University – Tempe, ArizonaBachelor of Science
Dr. Gioia has completed many hours of continuing education in TMJ treatment, sleep apnea therapy, implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and advanced complex dental treatments including full mouth reconstruction.
Dr. Gioia served as a peer reviewer for the Central Arizona Dental Association, as well as an examiner for doctors renewing their oral conscious sedation certification.
Life & Hobbies
A California native, Dr. Gioia moved to Arizona his freshman year of high school. He and his wife have two daughters, both of whom live in Arizona, and six grandchildren ranging in age from six-year-old paternal twins to a 20-year-old grandson who is a college soccer goal tender. One of his daughters was a dental hygienist and the other is an OB-GYN.
He has volunteered at Saint Joseph Mercy Dental Care Clinic for 15 years, but previously served as Chief of Staff for two years at the same facility. He has also volunteered with the Arizona State Dental Association Mission of Mercy, which offers free dental care for the indigent.
In his leisure time, Dr. Gioia enjoys fly-fishing, golfing, and CrossFit, attending a 5:00 a.m. class four days a week to try and stay as healthy as he can. He also enjoys cooking, especially baking bread and desserts!
Never at a loss to find things that inspire and interest him, Dr. Gioia would love to learn how to sculpt, speak Italian, and develop a singing voice.