Dr. Gonzales graduated cum laude with an associate's degree in science from Utah Valley State College and a bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University. Dr. Gonzales then served a two-year ecclesiastical mission in San Jose, California before receiving his formal dental training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. While attending dental school, Dr. Gonzales received many academic and clinical designations, including graduating with honors, making the Dean's List, and serving the underprivileged in south Texas and various Mexican border towns. Dr. Gonzales is a certified Invisalign provider and regularly attends many hours of continuing dental education. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, the San Antonio District Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Born in Cedar City, Utah, Dr. Gonzales grew up farming in Colonia Dublan, Chihuahua, Mexico. There, he helped his father raise cattle, corn, alfalfa, and orchards of apples, peaches, and pears. He returned to the United States in 1992 to attend college. Dr. Gonzales and his wife, Leticia, have four vibrant children and enjoy playing golf and scuba diving.