Meet our team

Dr. Michael Gavin Read Bio

Dr. Michael Gavin is a native of Onalaska and graduated from Onalaska High School in 1982 graduate. He is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College and the University of Minnesota Dental School. After receiving his dental degree, Dr. Gavin trained three years in the U.S. Navy Dental Corps. While on active duty, Dr. Gavin served in the Naval Dental Center in Florida and North Carolina. During his tour of duty with the Navy, Dr. Gavin was also attached with the United States Marine Corps. It was dur...Read More

Dr. Jason Pendleton Read Bio

Dr. Pendleton is a native of Superior, Wisconsin. He attended Minnesota State University where he was a member of the golf team before graduating with a degree in Biology. He went on to attend Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and graduated with honors in 2012. He recently completed his General Practice Residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Over the past 10 years he has lived in Mankato, MN; Melbourne, Australia; Milwaukee, WI and most recently...Read More

Beth | Dental Assistant and Whitening Specialist Read Bio

I am a 1999 graduate of the Dental Assisting Program at Western Technical College in La Crosse, WI. I started at Valley Dental right out of college and am very happy to be a part of our amazing team that I have called my “second family” ever since. It is uplifting to work with a team that all love what they do and where their performance proves it. Dr. Gavin is the best at what he does and a great person to work for too!

Susan | Dental Assistant and Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Read Bio

I have worked for Dr. Gavin for 11 years. I have to say I am proud to be a part of such an exceptional group of dental professionals. The staff feels like family and work well as a team to deliver the very best in dental care to our patients.

Dawn | Dental Assistant and Whitening Specialist Read Bio

I have been a dental assistant for 17 years and recently relocated to Onalaska. Valley Dental welcomed me to their practice in July. I’m very excited to contribute to a rapidly growing practice. One thing that I love about being a dental assistant is meeting new patients and building relationships with each one of them. Working with the staff at Valley Dental has been a great pleasure and I’m looking forward to being a part of this team for many successful years to come.

Kim | Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

I have been practicing dental hygiene for 24 years and the last 4 years have been here at Valley Dental. One of my favorite aspects of working here is the ability to provide the highest quality care to my patients and the support to do just that. My co-workers are some of the most knowledgeable, compassionate, caring and fun people I know. While always keeping our focus on our patients and our work we manage to have a lot of fun which makes Valley Dental a great place to work!

Erin | Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

I have been working as a dental hygienist for 15 years and for the past 9 here at Valley Dental. Over the years I have had the opportunity to work in many offices and without a doubt being at Valley Dental has been the best one. I love how everyone here is truly dedicated to giving the best care possible to our patients. Our #1 goal is to make the dental experience here a wonderful one!

Michelle | Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

I am a registered dental hygienist who joined Valley Dental in 2007. I have been practicing dental hygiene since 1993. I am a very dedicated dental hygienist who works very hard to create a relaxing, comfortable and educational experience for my patients. I listen very closely to my patients’ needs and concerns and try to address them one on one. I love a challenge and strive to keep up with new dental techniques and technology to better my patients. As a team member of Valley Dental, we are alw...Read More

Alyssa | Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

I am a 2010 graduate of the dental hygiene program at Western Technical College. I’m a registered dental hygienist who recently became a member of the Valley Dental team. Valley Dental provides excellent, quality care to each and every patient. I am devoted to making patients’ dental experience positive, comfortable and at ease. My commitment to each patient is foremost. I am very happy to be a part of the dedicated and caring group at Valley Dental.

Nikki | Patient Care and Scheduling Coordinator Read Bio

I have worked in the dental field for 3 years and Valley Dental has by far exceeded my expectations as an employer. Not only is my work environment appealing, my co-workers have inspired me in so many ways. Our patients at Valley Dental are all so friendly, which makes coming to work a breath of fresh air.

Laura | Marketing and Development Coordinator Read Bio

I graduated in May of 2012 from the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. I knew I wanted a challenge, something that would keep my attention and provide me with endless opportunities to grow on a personal and professional level. Valley Dental has been all of that and more. I can say with confidence that I work with some of the brightest, most friendly providers in the dental industry. We continuously strive to exceed our patients’ expectation which sets us ap...Read More

Kyleigh | Office Assistant Read Bio

I am a new addition to the Valley Dental staff, but I already feel at home. So far, it has been nothing short of fantastic. Being an Onalaska native myself, it brightens my day when I see a familiar face. I am beyond excited to not only become more familiar with this office, but build stronger personal relationships with all of our patients. Valley Dental welcomed me to the team in July of 2013.

Services we provide

At Valley Dental we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

Payment Forms

We offer a number of convenient payment options for our patients which make it easy to afford any care you may need.

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