AboutPhoenix Family Dentistry

Phoenix Family Dentistry is a Phoenix based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Adam R. Culver DMD and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 602-362-7061 and experience why our patients think Phoenix Family Dentistry is the best dentist in Phoenix.


Treating patients like family and putting their needs first are top priorities for Dr. Adam Culver. As a Glendale, Arizona native, Dr. Culver sincerely enjoys working within the community and building relationships with his patients. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Leadership from Arizona State University and a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Midwestern University.When not treating patients, Dr. Culver teaches part-time as an adjunct faculty member at Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine. He holds memberships through the American Dental Association, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and the Arizona Dental Association. Each year, Dr. Culver spends a considerable amount of time learning new techniques and procedures in order to provide the very best, up-to-date care.Outside of the office, Dr. Culver enjoys camping and spending time with his family, friends, and two German Shepherds. Dr. Culver is committed to providing the highest quality care to each of his patients and hopes to meet you soon!


Dr. Shayna Lichten was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After experiencing many Minnesota winters, she headed down to Tucson, Arizona where she graduated Cum Laude from The University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology. From there, she attended Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona where she received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Arizona Dental Association.

Dr. Lichten’s vision in private practice is to provide a patient centered experience focusing on high quality, comprehensive oral care. She strives to cultivate a gentle and personable experience, allowing her patients to be comfortable and have the confidence desired in their oral health. She believes our well-being starts with our oral health.

Dr. Lichten values new technology and continuing education. She strives to incorporate it into her practice every chance she gets, to provide the most optimal treatment options for her patients.

Outside of the office, Dr. Lichten enjoys working out, hiking and outdoor adventures with friends, and whipping up new recipes in the kitchen. She is a huge dog lover and is eager to bring the furry friend of her dreams into her family!


Dental Assistant
Kathy has been working chairside and front office in the practice for the past 20 years. She strives to treat all our patients with respect, compassion and professionalism. Kathy was born and raised in Arizona, her two daughters and five grandchildren are what bring her the most joy. Hiking and any outdoor fun are her favorite past times!


Hygiene/Office Manager
Debbie has been with the practice for 27 years. She started as a chair side assistant, eventually started assisting with the front office duties, and now manages the office. In 2000 Debbie received her AAS degree in dental hygiene and she has been providing preventive care to our patients since that time. Debbie is a native of Arizona, she has two kids. Her interests involve spending time with her friends and family and she's always up for an adventure!