Meet Our Dental Team

At Valley Ridge Dental, we are committed to providing our patients with a warm and welcoming environment where they can receive high-quality dental care. We pride ourselves on providing friendly, excellent customer service. We treat our patients like friends and family!

Dr. Katie Daniels provides patients with general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry to help them achieve the oral health they deserve. Trained in all aspects of dentistry, we work our hardest to ensure the comfort of every patient. Our number one goal is to provide exceptional dental care to you and your family.

Our patients and their oral health are our biggest priorities. We have experience treating patients of all ages, from young children to grandparents.

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Dr. Katie Daniels

Dr. Katie Daniels lives in the area with her husband, Andy, and three children, William, Emily, and Sarah. She graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 2010. After graduation, she furthered her education by completing a general practice residency at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.

Dr. Daniels finds great joy in developing relationships with patients and providing a personal approach to addressing each individual’s dental needs. It is evident in the level of detail and compassion found in her work that she loves what she does each day.

Outside of dentistry Dr. Daniels’s favorite thing to do is spend time with her family. 


Office Manager

Yvonne and her husband, Nick, are originally from the Chisholm area. They raised three children there before moving to the Stillwater area. In her downtime, you can find Yvonne spending time with her two grandchildren. She also enjoys traveling, especially to the wine country in California.
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Dental Hygienist

Dawn has been in the dental field since 2006. She was a dental assistant for many years and then continued her education to become a dental hygienist. She graduated from Century College in 2019 with an Associates degree in Dental Hygiene and from Metropolitan State in 2020 with a Bachelors of Science degree. Dawn has been with Valley Ridge Dental since 2019. Her favorite part of her job is getting to know her patients and help them improve and maintain great dental homecare.
In her spare time she enjoys fishing, kayaking, rustic camping, and spending time with her husband, two sons, and her dog named Brooke.


Dental Hygienist/Oralfacial Myofunctional Therapist

Alissa is originally from Stillwater and began her dental career as a dental assistant and practiced for 13 years, primarily in specialty practice. She graduated from Century College as a dental hygienist, then later finished her bachelor degree in dental hygiene from Metropolitan State University. Alissa utilizes her 24 years of experience in the dental field to deliver a personalized approach to care. Alissa and her husband, Mike, have two children, Madeleine and Jack. They enjoy summers spent at their family cabin “up north.” The family has a full house of furry friends: their Sheltie dog, Bran, and rescued cats, Lily, Buddy, Stevie, and Jax.
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Dental Assistant/Office Coordinator

Steph and her husband, Chris, grew up in the New Richmond area. They moved to Amery, Wisconsin, where they are busy raising their three children.

When Steph is not busy watching her children play football, baseball, and hockey, you can usually catch her sitting on their boat or trying new recipes.


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Kayla is a native of Mahtomedi, and after several years living in Arizona, she is excited to be back in the area! She has been practicing since 2012 and loves to help patients keep their smiles bright and healthy. Kayla and her husband, Tyler have 3 little boys, Roen, Greyson and Beckett and a dog, Jordy. Outside of the office, she enjoys baking, being outdoors and spending time with family.


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Dental Assistant

Patty lives in Maplewood with her husband where they raised 3 children. She now has the joy of seeing her 4 grandchildren grow up. She enjoys being a part of a wonderful team and helping people. Outside of dentistry she loves anything to do with the outdoors, but most of all loves spending time with her family.


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Chanteal began her career as a dental assistant after she graduated from Herzing University in 2019.
She was born and raised in New Richmond WI, where she continues to reside with her husband, daughter, and three chihuahuas. In the winter time you’ll most likely find her snowboarding at Trollhaugen or Afton Alps, and in the summer time at the water park or floating down the Apple River.


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