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New Employee Spotlight: Alyssa Ames-Harnden

We are pleased to welcome Alyssa Ames-Harnden to Valley Dental, our newest dental hygienist. She joined our team full time on April 1, 2013. To uncover some interesting things about her personal life we asked a couple of fun questions to get to know her better. Valley Dental is very excited to have her as a member…

Minutes in Motion

The staff at Valley Dental has accepted the Minutes in Motion challenge through Gundersen Lutheran to jump start our spring! As a team we have decided to improve our health and attitudes by getting at least 30 minutes of exercise a day for six weeks. Between seeing patients at Valley Dental our staff has decided…

TMJ/TMD and Headaches

Did you know that TMJ/TMD may affect more than 10 million Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health? Recurring migraine-like headaches are among the most common symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ or TMD). This is a condition often caused by a misaligned jaw or bite condition. If you suffer from headaches and muscle…

February Patient of the Month is Finnley!

Congratulations to Finnley! We’re honored to have her as one of our valued patients. She was nominated by our staff for being an outstanding patient. What We Love About Finnley Finnley has such a bubbly, contagious personality. She makes everyone smile when they see her. We always look forward to her visiting our office. Here’s…

Happy Valentine's Day

Roses are red, violets are blue. Valley Dental is sure lucky to have a wonderful patient like you! Haven’t found the perfect gift for your friend or loved one? Treat yourself this Valentine’s Day and come into our office for 2 for 1 Zoom Whitening. This is a limited time offer, so call our office…

Kim's Four Year Anniversary

We would like to congratulate Kim on her four year anniversary of working at Valley Dental! Your loyalty, dedication and excellent work have contributed to the success of our office today. You have been an inspiration to all the team members, and we appreciate your service for so many years. You are an important part…

Coffee and Tea Effects on Teeth

Coffee and tea are especially tough on teeth, because tannic acid scrapes into the pits and grooves of tooth enamel and can stain teeth. The amount of coffee a person consumes daily does affect the color of their teeth. When you sit down and think about how many cups of coffee you drink a day…

Do you have hyperactive gag reflex?

Do you have hyperactive gag reflex?? We have a solution! With our brand new, innovative Panoramic X-Ray Machine we can take digital films. You will no longer have to feel uncomfortable when getting x-rays taken at your dentist appointments. This Sirona ORTHOPHOS XG 3Dready machine has very convenient operation and stable patient positioning along with motorized adjustment…

Adults get braces too!

Want to look 10 years younger? Get braces! Braces aren’t just for teens anymore, adults get braces too! You can have straight teeth and love your smile! Here are more reasons to smile: Receive FREE Sonicare Toothbrush when treatment begins Free exam and consultation Time commitment minimal Low monthly payments Straighter smile equals healthier smile Straighter smile…

Happy Holidays!

Each year during the holiday season, we take great pleasure in setting aside our regular work and sending a heartfelt message to all of our valued patients. How joyful we are that this time has come again to extend to you our sincere gratitude. It is patients like you that make our business possible. May…

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