519 Christel Drive
Valders, WI 54245
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All our professionals at Valders Dental Associates maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Doctors

 

 

     

Dr. Thomas J Peterson

Graduated Valders High School-1976

Attended UW-Stevens Point- 1977-1979

Graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry- 1983

Central Regional Dental Testing Services- Dental Examiner

Have privileges at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center and provide treatment at the hospital when needed

Lakeshore Technical College Dental Services Advisory Committee member

Volunteers at Lakeshore Technical College Community Dental Clinic

Valders Lions Club member

Past president and past member Valders Jaycees

Attended advanced training in all aspects of Dentistry

Active member American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, Manitowoc-Calumet Dental Society

Mission of Mercy volunteer

Dr. Peterson likes to fish, hunt, hike and do other outdoor activities.

 

Dr. Laura Guevara

Dr. Laura Guevara is a native of Mexico, she moved the U.S. in 1982 due to her parent’s  job transfer. She became a citizen in 1992. She graduated from Appleton East High, UW-Oshkosh with a Biology/Chemistry major and obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1993.

After graduation, Dr. Laura practiced in Minnesota until 1997.  She then decided to move back to Wisconsin, where she joined Dr. Tom Peterson as an associate.  In 1998 she became a partner in the practice.

Dr. Laura enjoys all aspects of dentistry and keeps abreast of new technology.  She regularly attends advanced training throughout the year. When not in the office, Dr. Laura enjoys outdoor activities with her family.

 

∙Active member: American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, Manitowoc-Calumet Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry (pre-fellow)

 

∙Past member of Lords Dental Lab Dentist Council, Minnesota Dental Association

 

∙Advanced training in : Endodontics, Laser Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Forensic Dentistry, CAD/CAM technology

 

∙Co-author- Treatment guidelines in pediatric dentistry

 

∙Lakeshore Technical College Dental Services- clinic volunteer

 

∙Manitowoc-Calumet Dental Society  Peer Review Committee chair

 

∙Manitowoc-Calumet Dental Society  Ethics Committee Chair

 

∙Manitowoc-Calumet Dental Society Officer-VP and Secretary/Treasurer

 

 

Dr. Tom Peirick

Hello, my name is Tom Peirick. I grew up in Watertown, Wisconsin where I attended St. Henry’s Catholic School throughout grade school. I went to Watertown High School where I played soccer, basketball and track & field which kept me busy throughout each year. I attended Marquette University for undergrad studies where I graduated with a major in Chemistry. Here, I enjoyed being outside with friends, heading down to the beach in the summer, attending Brewers and Bucks games and played numerous intramural sports. I decided to stay in Milwaukee to attend Marquette University School of Dentistry. I enjoyed calling Milwaukee home for 8 years, but look forward to what the future holds for me as I start my new journey as an associate dentist at Valders Dental Associates.

 

 

 

Staff

Tammy M

 Office Manager/Financial Coordinator

Office Manager/Financial Coordinator

 

Tammy has been with Valders Dental Associates, S.C. since 1988.

She is a graduate of the Lakeshore Dental Assistant  Program.

In her spare time she enjoys watching sporting events, mostly her daughter’s equine competitions.

 

 

 

Hygienists

 

 

Jean B.

Jean first began to work for Valders Dental Associates, S.C. in 1983 as a dental assistant. In 1988 she decided to pursue her degree in dental hygiene, which she obtained at NWTC-Green Bay in 1990. In 1995 she rejoined Valders Dental Associates, S.C. where she continues to practice dental hygiene. She is an avid Green Bay Packer fan.

 

Kelly Z.

1994 LTC Certified Dental Assistant. 1997 Madison Dental Hygiene. Valders Dental Associates, S.C. since 1997. Holds license and certicifacation for local anesthetic administration. Have volunteered at LTC program.

 

Assistants

 

 

Peggy B.

Graduated Valders High School (1982), Graduated Lakeshore Technical College Dental Assisting Program (1983). Volunteers at Lakeshore Technical College Dental Clinic. When not working Peggy enjoys spending time with her husband and family, walking with their dogs and reading.

Jenny L.

Graduated Valders High School(2000), Graduated Lakeshore Technical College Dental Assisting Program (2001), Volunteers at Lakeshore Technical College Dental Clinic, Has privileges at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center. When not at work Jenny likes to spend time with her husband and two children. She also enjoys gardening and snowmobiling.

Taylor F.

I live in Valders and graduated from Valders High School in 2012.  I commute to Green Bay Monday through Friday to pursue my degree in Dental Hygiene at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.  Before working towards a dental hygiene degree, I graduated from Lakeshore Technical College's Dental Assisting program in 2014.  When not in school, I am working at LTC for the dental assisting program as the Dental Clinic Coordinator, and also as a dental assistant for Drs. Peterson,  Guevara and Peirick at Valders Dental Associates.  As you can tell, I love the dental field and what it all has to offer!  Besides work and school I love spending time outdoors, with family and friends, and most importantly my two golden retrievers!

 

 

Kylee G.

I graduated from Valders High School in 2017.  After graduation I attended Lakeshore Technical College to continue my education in the Dental Assistant program. In August of 2018 I joined Valders Dental Associates, S.C.  I am still enrolled in school taking course towards my prerequisites to be able to join the Dental Hygiene program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.

In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family, going fishing and visiting my friends in college.