River Rock Family Dental is Lawrence Kansas' Premiere Dental Office! - Richard Valbuena and Kelly Joice DDS
THE RIVER ROCK STAFF
 
 
 
 
RICHARD VALBUENA, DDS
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 and helping coach his children in baseball and soccer. Dr. Valbuena enjoys running, cycling, golf and fishing. He is a longtime parishioner of Corpus Christi Catholic Church and enjoys volunteering in the community. 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. z
 
 
 
 
 
KELLY JOICE, DDS
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. She is a longtime parishioner of Corpus Christi Catholic Church and enjoys 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, Certified Dental Assistant
Kelly is a Certified Dental Assistant and has been with River Rock Family Dental since 2007. She has two daughters, Cameryn and Riley. 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, running or cycling. 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, Dental Assistant
Haley is a Dental Assistant and has been with River Rock Family Dental since 2010. She is married with three daughters, Reese, Olivia and Faith. 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. In her opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other dental offices is the wonderful staff and caring doctors.
 
 
 
 
 
ALLI, Dental Assistant
Alli is a Dental Assistant and has been with River Rock Family Dental since 2011. She is married and has one daughter, Scarlett and a little boy on the way. She is originally from Lawrence, KS but currently resides in Eudora, KS. In her free time, she can be found spending time with family. In her opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other offices is their attention to detail and family oriented environment.
 
 
 
 
 
SALLY, Registered Dental Hygienist
Sally is the Hygiene Director and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist at River Rock Family Dental since 2014. She is married and has one daughter, Mae. She is originally from Atchison, Kansas but is currently residing in Lawrence, Kansas. In her free time, she loves to walk her dog, read, watch movies, and walk down Massachusetts Street. 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.
 
 
 
 
 
KARA, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kara is a Registered Dental Hygienist and has been with River Rock Family Dental since 2015. She is married and has one son, Nole. She is originally from Emporia, Kansas but is now residing in Shawnee, KS. In her free time, she loves to play with her dog Hank and try new restaurants. In her opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other offices is that the entire staff takes a genuine interest in each other and that shows in they we care for their patients.
 
 
 
 
 
KRISTIN, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kristin is a full time Registered Dental Hygienist and has been with River Rock Family Dental since 2015. She is married and has two children, Austin and Reese. Kristin is originally from Wamego, Kansas but currently resides in Eudora, Kansas. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family. In her opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other offices is that the friendly staff and up to date technology.
 
 
 
 
 
KATIE, Registered Dental Hygienist
Katie is a full time Registered Dental Hygienist and has been with River Rock Family Dental since 2017. Katie is originally from Lansing, Kansas and currently resides in Topeka, KS. In her free time, she like to go to the gym and spend time with her dog, Clipper. In her opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other offices is the wide variety of dental services offered and the up to date technology.
 
 
 
 
 
SARAH, Office Manager
Sarah is the Office Manager and has been with River Rock Family Dental since 2010. She is married and has two children, Kaitlyn and Kamden. 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. In her opinion, River Rock Family Dental's friendly and caring staff sets them apart from other dental offices.
 
 
 
 
 
Tamara, Hygiene Coordinator
Tamara is the Hygiene Coordinator and has been with River Rock Family Dental since 2016. She is married and has two sons, Westly and Waylan. Tamara is originally from Liberty, Missouri but has lived in Eudora, KS since 2013 . In her free time, she loves taking walks with her Chihuahuas, Olivia, Lilly and Nissa and antique shopping. In her opinion, what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other offices is the friendly staff and ability to do most procedures in office without having to refer out to a specialist.
 
 
 
 
 
Kaleena, Treatment Coordinator
Kaleena is the Treatment Coordinator and has been with River Rock Family Dental since 2018. She is married and has two children, Kyleigh and Ethan. She is originally from Hays, Kansas but currently in Eudora, KS. In her free time, she enjoys watching her kids play soccer, gymnastics and baseball and helping her husband with his BBQ business, Barbwire BBQ. In her opinion what sets River Rock Family Dental apart from other offices, is the family oriented environment and attention to detail.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Address - 1100 E 23rd St Lawrence, KS 66046
 
 
 
 
 
 
River Rock Family Dental is Lawrence Kansas' Premiere Dental Office! - Richard Valbuena and Kelly Joice DDS