Pleasant Valley Dental practices provide quality, gentle dental care for all dental diseases, conditions and surgical procedures. We combine our years of experience together to recommend the same quality dental care for you, your family, and friends as we would our own family and friends.
When you visit our dental office, your smile is our top priority. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, quality dental care that you deserve.
Come visit our office. You will experience all that modern dentistry has to offer, including a comprehensive list of general, restorative and cosmetic dental services to meet the needs of the whole family. Our goal is to assist each patient in achieving and maintaining long term dental health and a beautiful smile.
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Dr. Florence started practicing the summer of 1995 following his graduation from dental school. He completed his undergraduate education at BYU Provo and attended dental school in Portland, Oregon at the Oregon Health Sciences University, where he graduated with high honors and received the Student Scholar Award. Dr. Florence is highly experienced and capable in virtually all of your dental needs.
He has gained a reputation for being able to handle the toughest cases, and takes great pride in offering the most advanced treatment and dental care available. He looks forward to the opportunity of meeting you and helping you with your important dental needs. Dr. Florence loves working with scouts, fishing, camping, golfing, but most of all he enjoys spending time with his beautiful family.
Dr. Zaugg began private practice upon graduation in May, 1999 when he received a Doctorate of Medical Dentistry (DMD) from the University of Louisville. He received a Bachelors Degree form Weber State University in 1995. As a student, he excelled in both clinical and academic training. He was well known for his exceptional technical and diagnostic skills by fellow students and faculty.
Patients of Dr. Zaugg comment on his ability to handle even the most difficult situations with skill and sensitivity. He helps them feel comfortable and welcome in the office. They appreciate his gentle touch and feel of his caring nature.
Dr. Zaugg enjoys spending time with his family traveling, being out in nature, and playing golf and other sports activities when possible.
Dr. Powell grew up in Ogden, Utah. He attended dental school at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. After dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Utah Hospital. During his residency, he received advanced training in dentistry including: implant placement and restoration, wisdom tooth extraction, molar endodontics, fixed and removable prosthodontics, and periodontology. He also received a certificate in IV Sedation.
In his spare time he loves to stay active. He enjoys tennis, snow skiing, softball, water skiing, and racquetball. He has a great love for the outdoors. More than anything, Dr. Powell loves to spend time with his wife and four daughters. The most satisfying part of dentistry for Dr. Powell is getting to know his patients and their families. He takes great pride in treating them as if they were his own family.
Dr. Benjamin J. Christensen grew up in South Ogden Utah. After completing a 2-year service mission in Hamburg Germany, he graduated suma cum laude from Utah State University with a Bachelors in Biology. He graduated with honors from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Glendale, Arizona four years later. During his time in dental school he remained active in many specialty clubs giving him additional experience in a wider range of procedures.
Following graduation, Dr. Christensen had the honor to work with the United States Air Force, in Shreveport, Louisiana on Barksdale Air Force Base. Following his military service, he moved back to Utah and is now practicing dentistry in the same neighborhood he grew up in.
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Christensen loves to practice martial arts, tinker with electronics, build musical instruments, or go fishing. Above all other activities he loves adventuring with his little boy Liam.