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  • School Season is Here. Make sure your smile is ready!

    School Season is Here Make sure your smile is ready! Kids and their parents prepare for school to begin by gathering new school supplies and clothes. It’s also the beginning of new schedule changes and habits, which can be a perfect time to support good dental health too! Here are 3 back to school tips… Read more »

  • Vanessa (Office Manager at GVD), in San Antonio at the AADOM Conference

    Here’s a photo of Vanessa (Office Manager at GVD), in San Antonio at the AADOM Conference (American Association of Dental Office Managers) with Fred Joyal. Fred Joyal was a speaker and talked about his books and gave us tips and pointers on being remarkable. We are always interested in improving our practice and offering you… Read more »

  • Shout out to Hans!

    Shout out to Hans! Hans is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists here at Green Valley Dentistry. When not in the office, Hans enjoys cycling, photography, and spending time with his dog Randy. Hans enjoys educating our patients about gum disease and teaching them the newest techniques to prevent disease. Hans looks forward to meeting… Read more »

  • Green Valley Dentistry News

    Here are a few photos of Dr. Bedolla, Dr. Cook and staff at a seminar we recently attended in Fremont. This booster seminar was very eye opening and fun, we learned a lot! All of us at GVD are very focused on improving our workflow and patient satisfaction. We are dedicated every day to give… Read more »

  • It’s Never Too Late for a Great Smile!

    It’s Never Too Late for a Great Smile! As an adult if your teeth are crooked or crowded we tend to ‘hide’ our smile or get embarrassed when smiling. You may think you missed your window of repair by now, that teeth are usually corrected in teen years. The Good News is that assumption is… Read more »

  • Summer Dental Checkups & Cleanings for Kids & Students

    Summer Dental Checkups & Cleanings for Kids & Students Most of us who aren’t students any longer are still just as busy as usual during the summer months but the kids in our lives suddenly have a lot more free time. Now is a great time to put a little focus on scheduling your children’s… Read more »

  • 5 Reasons to Choose Green Valley Dentistry in Watsonville

    5 reasons to choose Green Valley Dentistry in Watsonville 1. Great Location We are located at 36 Aspen Way just off of Green Valley Rd in Watsonville, CA Here’s a map: https://greenvalleydentistry.net/contact/ 2. Guilt Free Zone If you haven’t seen a dentist in years – give us a chance to show you we care with no… Read more »

  • A SMILE IS ALWAYS IN STYLE

    5 Ways to Keep Smiling – Express Gratitude. – Look for the Positive – Enjoy the Little Things. – Change Your Perspective. – Visit Green Valley Dentistry for Your Regular Checkups. Remember, A SMILE IS ALWAYS IN STYLE…… Read more »

  • May the Floss be with YOU!

    May the floss be with you! It’s May 4th today, also known as Star Wars Day. How do you properly floss your teeth? Flossing Pull 18 to 24 inches of dental floss from the floss dispenser. Wrap the ends of the floss around your index and middle fingers. Hold the floss tightly around each tooth in… Read more »

  • Say Hello to Johanna

    Joanna is a graduate of Watsonville High School, class of 2013. After high school she decided she wanted to be in the dental field. She enrolled in the Santa Cruz ROP program and graduated in 2014 as a dental assistant. She feels that Green Valley Dentistry has given her the opportunity to enhance her dental… Read more »

  • Green Valley Dentistry is an Amazing Office

    I love working for such an amazing office. We definitley have the best staff I have ever worked with. We’re not just co-workers, we’re family and that’s how we like to treat our patients. We want to make you feel right at home. You’ll love Dr. Bedolla and Dr. Cook. They make you feel so… Read more »

  • Life is busy for most of us…

    Life is busy for most of us… we know… Sometimes so busy that months go by without even noticing! Things get complicated when everyone in your family goes to a different dentist. It’s easy to understand how scheduling dental appointments can be the last thing on your long list. If this sounds a little like you,… Read more »

  • Say Hello to Zulma!

    Zulma is our appointment coordinator, and her smile is the first thing you might see as you enter our office. She is very excited to be with Green Valley Dentistry, where she has the opportunity of doing what she loves to do: Welcoming our great patients and communicating with them as they get prepared to… Read more »

  • Meet Osvaldo Espinoza, Green Valley Dentistry’s new intern

    Meet Osvaldo Espinoza, he is interning with us for a few months and a pleasure to have in the office. Osvaldo is studying to work in the dental field as a Dental Assistant or Hygienist. In his spare time he likes to travel and plan new trips. INTERESTING FACT: Osvaldo and been coming to Green Valley Dentistry… Read more »

  • Three Habits for Healthy Happy Teeth

    Three Habits for Healthy Happy Teeth. Having a healthy mouth and bright smile isn’t a matter of luck — it’s a matter of habit.  Brushing your teeth is the cornerstone of any good oral hygiene routine. To keep your teeth and gums healthy, be sure to brush your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled brush.  ONE : BRUSH Brush morning and night… Read more »

  • Say Hello to Vanessa!

    Say hello to Vanessa our Office Manager at Green Valley Dentistry. Vanessa has been in the dental field since 2010 and with Green Valley Dentistry since 2013. She started as our Treatment Coordinator, where she excelled at her job helping our patients maximize their insurance benefits and creating financial arrangements that work best for them…. Read more »

  • Need help with your Orthodontics?

    Green Valley Dentistry in Watsonville can help you with your Bite and Orthodontics! Invisalign & Clear Correct Everyone’s talking about Invisalign and ClearCorrect braces, and for Orthodontics choice for good reason. Cosmetic braces have completely transformed the way we think about and experience dental braces. With Invisalign or ClearCorrect braces, there’s no worry about metal… Read more »

  • Say Hello to Melissa!

    Say hello to Melissa, a Registered Dental Hygienist here at Green Valley Dentistry. She grew up in Washington State but fell in love with the California Coast. Twenty years ago she visitedCalifornia and is thrilled to now call it home. She went to Carrington College in Sacramento and spent many years working in a Periodontal… Read more »

  • Say Hello to Beatris!

    Beatrice is one of our wonderful registered dental assistants. She has been at Green Valley Dentistry for over 25 years and is the longest team member here. With her vast knowledge and experience, Beatris has helped Green Valley Dentistry become one of the most successful dental practices in Santa Cruz County. She has the quality… Read more »

  • Say Hello to Lupita!

    Lupita is our appointment coordinator, and her smile is the first thing you might see as you enter our office. She is very excited to be with Green Valley Dentistry, where she has the opportunity of doing what she loves to do: Welcoming our great patients and communicating with them as they get prepared to… Read more »

  • Meet Melissa!

    Meet Melissa, Registered Dental Hygienist Melissa grew up on our beautiful central coast. She began working in the dental field in 2003 and has enjoyed educating and helping others achieve oral health so much that she decided to make the dental field her life long career. She attended Cabrillo College Hygiene program and graduated in 2009… Read more »

  • Meet Maria, Registered Dental Assistant

    Meet Maria! Maria has been with Green Valley Dentistry since 2003. She has been an advocate for our patients dental needs and we are so fortunate to have her on our team. Her knowledge and compassionate nature have helped our patients be at ease during their dental treatment. She is very knowledgeable of all dental… Read more »

  • Small Steps Every Day Really Add Up!

    Did you know that making small changes in your day-to-day habits can make a big difference to your overall health at ANY age? Decades of research demonstrates that exercise can’t be beat for giving you the combined benefits of improved cardiovascular risk, better mental clarity, increased energy, improved sleep, and making the rest of your… Read more »

  • 8 Healthy Dental Tips for Summer

    This summer keep some of these healthy dental tips in mind for you and your family. 1. The combination of late sleeping teens, younger kids schedule changes and working parents brings a concern for skipped morning tooth brushing. Set up a daily chart to help younger kids stay on track. 2. Have plenty of healthy… Read more »

  • Fun Facts About Teeth!

    Dogs have 42 teeth, cats have 30, pigs have 44, and an armadillo has 104 teeth, not only that but Giraffes have 32 – the same as most adult humans!… Read more »

  • The Practice of Excellence: Conceive It. Believe It. Achieve It.

    In two groups, the GVD office went to a 3 day course in Scottsdale Arizona. It was a very informative course where we learned how to provide the best dental and customer service for our patients by implementing the “Perfect Day” and ensuring our entire staff is well prepared and aware of our schedule and… Read more »

  • Floss or Brush First?

    The sequence makes no difference as long as you do a thorough job. Brushing and flossing is the best way to remove decay-causing plaque from your teeth and help maintain optimal oral health. Choose a toothbrush that feels comfortable in your hand and in your mouth, and use it twice a day. How to floss…. Read more »

  • Tooth Whitening…it’s easy!

    Tooth Whitening…it’s easy! Tooth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth enamel and is an ideal way to enhance the beauty of your smile. Because having whiter teeth has now become the number one aesthetic concern of most patients, there are a number of ways… Read more »

  • Start anew, guilt free!

    Here at GVD we understand that sometimes you slip out of your dental care routine because of many different reasons. We are your guilt-free dentists and present a guilt-free environment so you can feel comfortable, safe and respected. GUILT FREE ZONE If you haven’t seen a dentist in years – give us a chance to… Read more »