Meet the Doctors

Drs. Gary Shaw and Lance Bergeson

Meet Dr. Gary Shaw & Dr. Lance Bergeson

Gary R. Shaw, DDS
Lance Bergeson, DDS

General Dentists

Dr. Gary Shaw and Dr. Lance Bergeson would like to welcome you to a fantastic dental experience! Dr. Shaw, Dr. Bergeson and their team combine advanced dentistry with a gentle, friendly style that will make you and your family more comfortable than you ever thought possible. Both Dr. Shaw and Dr. Bergeson are graduates of Brigham Young University. Dr. Shaw attained his dental degree from the University of Washington School of Dentistry, and each year he continues to attend postdoctoral studies in advanced dentistry. Dr. Bergeson received his dental degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in Kentucky. Best of all, our doctors take the time to get to know every patient one on one. Your comfort is our top priority, and it is our goal to provide genuine, quality care in a relaxed and fun environment.

Dr. Shaw and his wife, Denise have been married for more than 30 years and have raised five children. Prior to his career in dentistry, Dr. Shaw played professional football for the Los Angeles Rams and later in the Canadian Football League.

Dr. Bergeson is married to Dr. Shaw's middle daughter Brittany and together they have four children. When not in the office providing excellent dentistry for your family, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, wake-boarding, or cheering on the Seahawks or Mariners.

Dr. Bergeson's Family in Lake Tahoe

Dr. Bergeson & his family

I am positive you will enjoy getting to know Dr. Bergeson. He has a caring attitude, calm demeanor, and a great personality. I know you will be impressed with his professional knowledge, and excellent clinical skills.

‑Dr. Gary Shaw

Our Services

Family Care

From toddlers to the elderly, our skilled dental team is familiar with the unique needs of every patient, no matter their age. Our goal is to help them develop great oral habits that will last them a lifetime.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve your appearance. A beautiful, bright, healthy smile will increase self-confidence and overall life satisfaction. We have many options, so please call us today!

Smile Whitening

Many everyday things like coffee, tea and wine can significantly dull teeth. Smile-whitening enables us to significantly brighten your smile for that dazzling white smile you deserve.

Crowns & Bridges

Protect and keep badly decayed or fractured teeth while maintaining a beautiful smile. Made to perfectly match the shape and shade of your other teeth, they’re durable, strong, and undetectable.

Dental Implants

Dental implants are a great option for replacing missing teeth, improving chewing ability, eliminating bridges, and replacing dentures. Several implants may provide a base for fixed bridges or can be used to secure dentures.


The common silver filling contains mercury. We use the highest-quality biocompatible, tooth-colored restorations to create healthy, beautiful smiles without all of the prep-work associated with traditional fillings.

Our Location

Gary R. Shaw DDS
Lance Bergeson DDS Bridgeport Dental Arts

4103 Bridgeport Way West, Suite A
University Place, WA 98466

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Mon 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fri Closed