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

E. Karina Keys, DDS


Dr. Karina Keys is originally from Lima, Peru. She received her dental degree at the Metropolitan Autonomous University in Mexico City and completed her prosthodontic residency program at the University of Connecticut Health Center, where she also completed a dental implant fellowship.

She has been in private practice since 2003, and she is a member of the American Dental Association and the American College of Prosthodontics.

Meet Our Team

Our dentists and team at our Artistic Dentistry Northwest location are here to help you smile. We hope you will take a moment to get to know us, and we look forward to seeing you for your appointment with Dr. Luis Keys or Dr. Karina Keys. To learn more about our dental care in Tucson, Arizona and schedule an appointment, call us today at 520-825-9305.


Practice Administrator

Alison is a native Tucsonan and attended Pima Community College. She has worked in the financial arena for many years and brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. She is excited to expand her career in the dental field and assist our patients with their treatment and financial options. Alison spends her free time with her busy family. She enjoys working out at the gym and doing interior design.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Dennine earned her dental hygiene degree from Pima Community College in 2009. She moved to Arizona 17 years ago. She loves providing quality dental care and an enjoyable experience to each of her patients.

Dennine is married with three adult children. In her spare time, she looks forward to hiking and biking in northern Idaho.


Dental Assistant

Denise studied at Pima Community College and has been in dentistry for over 15 years. She has been with Artistic Dentistry since 2012. Even with all of her experience, she still takes time to learn more about dentistry and keeps our team and patients well-informed. She is passionate about dentistry and how it can be used to give people confidence in their smiles.


Dental Assistant

Erin is originally from Dallas, Texas, and moved to Tucson in 2000. She received her dental assisting degree from Pima Medical Institute in 2001. Erin joined our team in 2021, and her 22+ years of experience has been valuable for our practice. She is passionate about helping patients achieve excellent oral health. When she is not at work, Erin enjoys spending time with her son and two dogs.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Julianna gained her associate degree in dental hygiene from Pima Community College in 2015 and has been working in dentistry for over six years. She consistently takes continuing education courses to stay up to date with current guidelines, studies, treatment options and procedures. She tries to learn something new every single day! Julianna enjoys volunteering at events such as Give Kids a Smile Day and used to volunteer training service dogs.

Her goal as a dental hygienist is to improve the health of every patient she encounters and make dentistry an easy and pain-free experience. She believes that healthcare is a partnership between a provider and the patient, and she loves listening to patients’ concerns and feedback. She is always more than happy to answer any questions.

Julianna has a beautiful, silly husky named Lily. When not at the office, she tries to spend as much time  with her family, friends and dog as she can.


Business Manager

Mary earned her Bachelor of Arts in communications at the University of Arizona in 1991. She managed her father’s dental office from 1992-2006 before coming to work with Dr. Keys. She has taken multiple courses in dental consulting with the Pride Institute and The Schuster Center, along with several software classes.  She is even a certified notary public. She always takes the time to make our patients feel comfortable coming to our office for their dental needs. She loves seeing them walk away with beautiful smiles and enjoying great oral health.

Mary loves her family, dogs and granddogs and likes to travel and enjoy new places.


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.