Luis Keys, DDS, MDSc


Dr. Keys graduated from the Metropolitan Autonomous University. He then completed a General Practice Residency at the General Hospital in Queretaro. He pursued a specialty training program in prosthodontics at the University of Connecticut, as well as receiving a Master’s in Dental Science degree from the University of Connecticut. Subsequently, he continued his training and completed a fellowship in dental implant research and surgery at the University of Connecticut. Additionally, he received advanced surgical training at the University of Berne, Switzerland.

Dr. Keys is an active member of the American College of Prosthodontics, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the American Dental Association®.

Dr. Keys has lectured and published articles on different topics of implant dentistry.

Dr. Keys has performed thousands of implant surgeries, helping his patients change their lives

Angel Cardenas, DMD


Dr. Angel Cardenas completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Portland. He then graduated dental school from Midwestern University in Chicago. Dr. Angel is an avid learner and is currently taking advanced courses in implant surgery and pursuing an associate fellowship in implantology.

Dr. Angel is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association® and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Angel is loving Tucson, is so happy and feels fortunate to be a part of the family at Artistic Dentistry!

Meet Our Team

Get to know our friendly dental team at our Artistic Dentistry East location. Our dentists and team are dedicated to helping your smile, and we invite you to reach out to us at 520-745-0030 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Luis Keys or Dr. Angel Cardenas for high-quality dentistry in Tucson, Arizona.


Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Ana has been in the dental field for over 30 years. She earned her board EFDA certification from Rio Salado College. She strives to continue her education and learn in her chosen profession. She loves bringing smiles to patients while at the same time making sure they have a positive, relaxing understanding of their dental visit.

Ana enjoys traveling, camping, fishing and spending time with her husband and dogs.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Donelle has been in the dental field since 2006 and joined the Artistic Dentistry team in 2010. She strives to create a safe, comfortable environment for her patients and understands that the dental office is not always the most comfortable place for some. Donelle is an avid hiker and enjoys gardening.


Dental Assistant

Isaac is a 2010 graduate of the Pima Medical Institute and has been a part of the Artistic Dentistry team since 2016. He loves building rapport with our patients, helping reduce their anxiety and putting them at ease. He enjoys helping people achieve the smiles they want and seeing them get their confidence back.

Away from the office, Isaac enjoys working on cars, drawing and cycling.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Karen has been in the dental field for over 30 years and has spent the last 12 years with Artistic Dentistry. She loves helping people obtain a healthy smile. Karen is a mom of two and has one sweet grandchild. She loves crafting, traveling and doing photography.


Dental Assistant

Nubia became a dental assistant in 2010 and has a lot of experience working with patients who suffer from dental anxiety. She strives for patient satisfaction and is passionate about dentistry. She especially enjoys getting to know patients and helping them understand their options through education and open communication.


Office Manager

Tammie has been a dental office manager for over 20 years and takes great pride in being able to assist patients with getting the dental care they want and need. She feels the most rewarding aspect of being at Artistic Dentistry is helping patients overcome their fears and gain confidence to smile again.