Author archive: Valley Dental

New Employee Spotlight: Dr. Erik Johnson

We are so excited to announce that we recently hired Dr. Erik Johnson at Valley Dental. A Minnesota native, Dr. Erik Johnson grew up in Stillwater. He attended Stillwater High School and later went on to St. Olaf College where he double-majored in Biology and Chemistry. He then went to dental school at Case Western…

Dawn's 1 Year Anniversary

Congratulations Dawn! We extend our best wishes to you on your 1 Year Anniversary as a Dental Assistant at Valley Dental. Throughout your first year we’ve enjoyed your dedication and enthusiasm for your job. It has been great to work with you and we look forward to celebrating more anniversaries! We asked Dawn a couple…

Dr. Pendleton's 1 Year Anniversary

Congratulations Dr. Jason Pendleton on your 1 Year Anniversary at Valley Dental. We are so lucky to have found such an amazing doctor and person to help us grow as an office. Over the past year you have proven yourself to be a great dentist and our patients truly trust you with their dental needs….

SAVE THE DATE

Clear your calendar – It’s going down! 2nd Annual Patient Appreciation Event & SMIRK Fundraiser kicks off on August 13th, and you’re invited to take part in the festivities! A Chicken Q style dinner will be provided by Premier Catering. The cost per person will be $5 and there will be hot dogs available for…

The permanent cost of grinding your teeth.

The answer is yes! A nighttime dental guard can provide a cushion of space between your teeth that will protect them from the destructive forces generated by overactive chewing muscles. This aggressive muscle activity, called teeth grinding and clenching can cause excessive tooth wear, chipping, fractures, loosening of the teeth or even TMJ disorder. Spacing…

Susan's 13 Year Anniversary

Today is Susan’s 13 Year Anniversary at Valley Dental. She is our experienced orthodontic expert and dental assistant. She is our go to girl for all orthodontic questions and is excellent at discussing or explaining ortho with all of our patients. With her wealth of orthodontic knowledge, if you have any questions she is the…

Save The Date!

Dr. Gavin and the Valley Dental staff want to invite you, your family and your friends to our 2nd Annual Patient Appreciation event! We want to show our patients how much we truly appreciate them. There will be yard games, entertainment, prizes and more. A Chicken-Q dinner will be prepared by Premier Catering with plenty…

Smile...It's Spring!

Some people think a dentist’s job is to make you feel uncomfortable. And while that can be debated, there is no doubt that a cosmetic dentist’s job is to make you look and feel great. Much like your hairdresser or barber or especially a cosmetic surgeon, a cosmetic dentist helps you look your best by…

Healthcare payment options on your terms.

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78% of Dogs Have Dental Problems

Did you know that 78% of dogs & 68% of cats have varying degrees of dental problems? Read more here to learn why and how to prevent these problems from happening to your pet. You aren’t the only one that needs to take care of your teeth. The most common dental issues in dogs are…

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