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Dr. Richard Valbuena and his wife, Dr. Kelly Joice opened River Rock Family Dental in the summer of 2007. Together they have three children, Kaden, Katelyn and Kylie. In his free time, he can be found spending quality time with his family, volunteering in the community or helping coach his son's baseball team. Dr.Valbuena also enjoys running and biking and has successfully completed several marathons. He completed his undergraduate studies at Northeastern State University with a degree in Biology with a Cellular emphasis. He then continued on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Dentistry in 2003. Since then, he has completed numerous continuing education courses to help ensure that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care. Dr. Valbuena trained extensively at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry and at the prestigious Misch International Implant Institute. Through his hard work and dedication towards Implant dentistry, he earned a Fellowship with the ICOI. He is continually striving to keep up with the latest techniques and materials, while utilizing state-of -the-art technology to provide his patients with the safest and most effective dental care. He and his staff are prepared to provide their patients with the highest quality dental services available, in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Dr. Valbuena looks forward to meeting you personally, and invites you to call his office with any questions you might have.
Dr. Kelly Joice and her husband, Dr. Richard Valbuena opened River Rock Family Dental in the summer of 2007. Together they have three children, Kaden, Katelyn and Kylie. In her free time, she can be found spending time with her family or volunteering in the community. Dr. Kelly Joice earned a double major in Organismal Biology and Psychology from the University of Kansas, before continuing her education at the University of Oklahoma, College of Dentistry. She completed her Doctorate of Dental Surgery, with honors, including awards in pediatric and restorative dentistry in 2004. Following graduation, she went on to work in public healthcare with the Indian Health Service in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Joice is continually updating her dental skills and knowledge, and has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education, including certification in Short Term Adult Orthodontics. She is a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, the American Dental Association, the Kansas Dental Association and the Douglas County Dental Society. At this cutting edge dental facility, Dr. Joice and her team not only adhere to the highest quality standards and latest in techniques and materials, but also strive to ensure that your visit is comfortable and hassle-free. Dr. Joice and the team at River Rock Family Dental would be happy to answer any questions you may have about the practice, your smile and your overall dental health.
Kelly is one of the two Dental Assistants at River Rock Family Dental. She has two daughters, Cameryn, 18 years old and Riley, 12 years old. She is originally from Madison, Wisconsin and is currently residing in Baldwin City, KS. Kelly loves spending any free time that she gets with her daughters or running. Her favorite food is Mexican. She also, has 2 dogs and 2 cats. Kelly believes what sets River Rock Family Dental a part from other dental offices is that they have a very knowledgeable staff that enjoys working as a team to improve their patients overall health.
Haley is one of the two Dental Assistants at River Rock Family Dental. She is married with two daughters, Reese, 5 years old and Olivia, 4 years old. Haley was born, raised and is still currently residing in Lawrence, KS . In her free time, she can usually be found spending time with her family or working out. Her favorite food is Mexican. She also has two dogs, named Lola and Sophie. In her opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other dental offices is the wonderful staff and caring doctors.
Sarah is one of the two Treatment Coordinators at River Rock Family Dental. She is married and has 2 children, Kamden and Kaitlyn. She is originally from Lawrence, KS but currently resides in Eudora, KS. In her freetime, she can be found outdoors or spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite food is Mexican. She has 3 dogs- Junior, Tootsie and Callie. In her opinion, River Rock Family Dental's friendly and caring staff sets them apart from other dental offices.
Alli is one of the two Treatment Coordinators at River Rock Family Dental. She is originally from Lawrence, KS but currently resides in Eudora, KS. In her free time, she can be found spending time with family. She is married and has four dogs- Luda, Koda, Nikki and Julius. Her favorite foods are boneless buffalo wings and chocolate. In her opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other offices is their attention to detail and family oriented environment.
Melissa is a part-time Front Office Employee at River Rock Family Dental. She has been married for 29 years to her husband Greg, and together they have 6 children and 10 grandchildren. Melissa is originally from Effingham, Kansas but has lived in Lawrence, KS for 35 years. In her free time, she loves to visit the mountains, try new recipes and spend time with her grandchildren. Her favorite color is Peach and her favorite food is Salmon. In her opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other offices is the efficiency of the front office and the family oriented environment.
Jeni is one of the four Registered Dental Hygienists at River Rock Family Dental. She is married with one dog named Boots. She grew up in Muscotah, KS and graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Johnson County Community College. She loves spending her free time running, playing sports and spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite foods are pasta and any kind of dessert. In Jeni's opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other dental offices is their friendly and caring staff and up to date technology.
Jillian is one of the four Registered Dental Hygienists at River Rock Family Dental. She is married with one dog named Miles. She grew up in Lawrence, KS and graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Johnson County Community College. She loves spending her free time outdoors, or exercising. Her favorite foods are anything that is sweet! In Jillianís opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other dental offices is their friendly staff, and cutting edge technology.
Sally is one of the four Registered Dental Hygienists at River Rock Family Dental. She is married and has a Boston Terrier named Bogie. Sally is originally from Atchison, Kansas but is now residing in Lawrence, Kansas. In her free time, she loves to walk her dog, read, watch movies, and walk down Massachusetts Street. Her favorite color is Grey and her favorite food is any kind of dessert. In her opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other offices is that they provide comprehensive treatment for each patient ranging from their first cleaning to having an Implant placed and fully restored. Sally believes that patients can rest assured that their oral health is River Rock Family Dental's top priority.
Brie is one of the four Registered Dental Hygienists at River Rock Family Dental. She was born, raised and still resides in Lee's Summit, Missouri. She graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Johnson County Community College. In her free time, her hobbies are photography and riding horses. Her favorite color is Blue and her favorite food is Ice Cream. In Brie's opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other dental offices is the friendly environment and kind employees that are open and accepting of all patient needs.
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