Our philosophy has always been to offer the most advanced treatment when it comes to your care by staying abreast of new techniques and studying developments in dental health care.
As a Family and Cosmetic Dental Practice we strive to provide the highest quality dental care available anywhere. Enhancing our knowledge is one of the tools we use to attain that goal.
Dr. Thompson received his B.A. from the University of Washington, and graduated from Washington University's School of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the ADA and Idaho State Dental Association (ISDA), and is past president of the Kootenai County Dental Society.
Dr. Thompson is actively involved in the local dental community, and believes strongly in constantly improving his practice and knowledge through continuing education and study groups.
Dr. Thompsons interests include fly-fishing, polo, racquetball, skiing, photography, music & travel.
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Friendly, outgoing and optimistic, Dr. McVey is easy to talk to and immediately comfortable to be around. Dr. McVey wants to provide you with the most comfortable and painless dental treatment possible. He is always more than willing to listen to any specific needs you may have.
Dr. McVey comes from a long family history of dentist and doctors. He is the fifth dentist in his family and the seventh doctor overall, the earliest of which dates back to 1907 when his great grandfather Charles graduated from Northwestern University.
Dr. McVey grew up in Spokane, where he attended Ferris High School and then later attended Whitworth University. During his time at Whitworth he received a degree in both Biology and Business Management while also becoming a four-year letterman playing defensive back for the football team. After graduation Dr. McVey attended Creighton University School of Dental Medicine where he earned his degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. After dental school Dr. McVey completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at U.C.L.A. where he received advanced training allowing him to meet all your dental needs. Dr. McVey is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (Sleep Apnea) and the Idaho State Dental Association.
Dr. McVey and his wife Sarah have 3 children who keep them on their toes at all times. In his free time, when he can find some time after chasing the kids around all day, he enjoys golfing skiing, cycling and gardening.
Dr. McVey was born and raised in Coeur d’Alene where she graduated from Coeur d’Alene High School. Dr. McVey then graduated from Montana State University with a degree in civil engineering. After her undergraduate studies she went on to earn her D.D.S. at Creighton University, and following dental school, she completed a one year advanced education in general dentistry residency at UCLA. Dr. McVey enjoys getting to know her patients and their families on a personal level while providing them with dental care tailored to their need. Dr. McVey feels very fortunate to be able to practice dentistry in the place she calls home and loves so dearly.
Dr. McVey is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the North Idaho Frank Spear Study Club.
Outside of work, Dr. McVey loves enjoying all that North Idaho has to offer, including skiing, hiking and our beautiful lakes. She is the mother of three: Ben, Charlie and Gracie.
• Position: Dental Hygienist
• Alma Mater: Idaho State University
• Career Highlights: Currently serving on Idaho State Dental Hygiene School Advisory Board, Past President of Local Hygiene Society, Past State Dental Hygiene Association Representative, Has worked at the Coeur d'Alene Dental Center for over 20 years
• Hobbies: Ironman, triathalon, boating, snow skiing, coaching kids sports
• Family Facts: Mother of two very active teenage boys
• Favorite Vacation Spot: Disneyland and anywhere there is a beach
• Position: Dental Hygienist
• Alma Mater: Eastern Washington University
• Career Highlights: Been a hygienist since 2005. Worked in Spokane for 3 years and now have been working here for 3 years
• Hobbies: snowboarding, camping, hiking, snorkeling
• Family: married to high school sweetheart for 15 years. 2 boys and 1 girl, 3 golden retrievers
• Favorite Vacation Spot: The woods
• Position: Registered Dental Hygienist
• Alma Mater: University of Alabama Birmingham, graduated in 1996
• Career Highlights: The greatest thing about my career is the wonderful friendships I have made through my patients. I have learned so much about life in listening to my patient stories. I also have been very active in my professional association serving as Trustee for Idaho Dental Hygienists’ Association. President, Education Coordinator and Treasurer for the North Idaho Dental Hygiene Society. I received the “Distinguished Service Award” from the IDHA in October 2011. The many friends that I have met in my profession have been a huge inspiration to me in my career.
• Hobbies: Biking, exercising (when I’m not injured), being with my family and friends…….and of course, SHOPPING.
• Family Facts: Married to the love of my life and I have two beautiful children, Lucie and Charlie.
• Favorite Vacation Spot: I love the coast. But really I just enjoy the Adventure of leaving home and seeing new places.
Coeur d'Alene Dental Center has been helping people smile since the 1970s, making it the oldest and most experienced practice in the CDA area.