1086 North Fairfield Road Layton, UT 84041


Monday: 8-5 Tuesday: 8-5 Wednesday: 11-7 Thursday: 8-7 Friday: 8-3

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Fairfield Dental of Layton

Meet The Doctors

Let us show you what it’s like to LOVE your dentist!


Our Doctors

We do our best to maintain an excellent and comfortable office space here at Fairfield Dental of Layton so that you are comfortable every time you visit. But we also know that more importantly than our office space, our team is the most important part of why you come to our office. 

Get to know the Doctors!

Dr. Matthew Keeffer

Dr. Keeffer, originally from Ogden, has lived and worked in various places including Italy, England, and several eastern states. He also served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Portugal and Cape Verde. Prior to dental school, he received a degree in dental hygiene and worked as a hygienist for several years. 

He graduated from the UNLV School of Dental Medicine in 2016 and returned to Utah with his wife and child. Dr. Keeffer now resides in West Haven and is excited to serve the Layton community.

Dr. Shaun Heward, Oral Surgery

Dr. Shaun Heward was born and raised in Sandy, Utah. He attended Alta High School and completed his undergraduate at University of Utah. During this time he worked as a dental laboratory technician making crowns and bridges. He then moved to Lexington, Kentucky where he completed dental school at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. 

Following dental school, he began medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. While at the University of Michigan, he also completed his internship in general surgery, residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and was a chief resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Heward has extensive surgical training in corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery), tumors/cysts of the jaws, face trauma, dental implants, wisdom teeth removal, cleft lip and palate, face reconstruction and bone grafting. 

He is delighted to have moved back to his home state of Utah and working with Platinum Dental Services. He also has a passion for serving others abroad and continues to treat less fortunate patients on mission trips overseas. When Dr. Heward is not at work he enjoys camping, fishing, hunting, biking, shooting, gardening, wood working and cooking.

Dr. Robert Swenson, Periodontist

Dr. Swenson grew up in Utah County, he attended Pleasant Grove and Mountain View high schools.  After high school he served a mission with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in France and Switzerland.  After his mission, Dr. Swenson attended BYU and earned a B.S. degree in Biochemistry.  He then moved to Richmond, Virginia to attend VCU dental school.  While there he met his wife, Andrea, as she returned from her mission in Colorado.  They were married in the Washington, DC temple.  Dr. Swenson graduated from Dental school in 2015 with his DDS degree, honors from Quintessence Publications for his research in Oral Cancer, and honors from the American Academy of Periodontology for his work in Periodontics.

Upon graduation from dental school with his DDS degree, Dr. Swenson and his wife moved to Iowa to attend residency at the University of Iowa.  While in Iowa, Dr. Swenson and his wife had two children, Ammon and Melanie.  Dr. Swenson Graduated from Residency in 2018 with an M.S. in Oral Sciences and a certificate in Periodontics.  His masters project on 3D-bioprinting, a cutting-edge technique to to allow for 3-D printing of viable bone forming tissue, won the AADR Research Award for Post-graduate Periodontics and presented his research at the AADR national meeting.

Dr. Swenson is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association and the Utah Dental Association.  His work has been published in the Journal of Virology, the Journal of Clinical Periodontology and the textbook used by the majority of dental programs Newman and Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology.

Dr. Swenson’s practice covers the entire scope of periodontal therapy including treatment of periodontitis and gingivitis (gum Disease), gum grafting for recession coverage, bone grafting, dental implant placement, cosmetic periodontal surgeries and IV sedation. 

Dr. Kirk Anderton, Orthodontist

Dr. Kirk Anderton is a Utah native, grew up in American Fork, Utah and graduated with a major in Zoology from BYU.  Dr. Anderton, or Dr. A, graduated from the  University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry and then attended West Virginia University Medical Center where he received a masters degree in Orthodontics.  Dr. A and his wife Bonnie have been married for almost forty years.  They have six children and four grandchildren that are scattered across the United States.  They live in southern Utah.  Dr. Anderton has many hobbies and interests, chief among them are his modest car collection, guitars, rock and roll memorabilia, BYU athletics, snow and water skiing, woodworking, gardening, travel and others.  
His greatest passion is orthodontics.  There is nothing more rewarding than the successful treatment of someone’s teeth or the joy and change that it brings to the life and face of a patient.  His goal is and has always been to provide the highest quality care to every patient in a caring and fun environment..