Meet the Team at Valley Ridge Dental

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.

Call us today to schedule an appointment and experience the difference of Valley Ridge Dental!

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 enjoys spending time with her family, biking, walking, and going to Zumba classes.


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.


Dental Hygienist

Larissa graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2006 and has enjoyed being a hygienist ever since. She has three children and two dogs, and enjoys spending her time boating, cooking, and watching bad reality TV.


Dental Hygienist

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.


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.


Dental Assistant

Stephanie is originally from a small farm town south of Moorhead, Minnesota. She has lived in the Minneapolis area for 19 years and calls Woodbury home. Before becoming a dental assistant, she traveled as a flight attendant.

In her free time, you can find her exploring the outdoors and traveling. She loves her vacations!