No matter your age, going to the dentist can get the nerves going. You need a team of dentists that can put you at ease to show – not just tell – you that you’re in good hands and you’re going to get the absolute best care. And here in Eau Claire at Regis Court Dental Associates, their four dentists have decades of combined experience in all aspects of the field and a whole horde of multi-generational families that keep coming back year after year. That should tell you something.
Regis Court Dental Associates was founded in 1978 by Dr. Joe Theisen, a leader in the community who quickly became known as one of the finest dentists in Eau Claire during his 40-year tenure. “I saw firsthand what a committed, caring, and quality dentist he was. He was always innovative and ahead of the curve and was one of the first dentists in the area to embrace digital technology,” said Dr. Lisa Henson, who took over the practice when Dr. Theisen retired in 2014. Dr. Henson said she and her team are fully committed to carrying on his legacy of family dentistry that has an undeniable emphasis on compassionate, individualized care.
“It is an amazing feeling to know that any patient, no matter their age, had a great dental experience.”
And that “individualized” part is really important. Dr. Henson said getting to know families – really know them – and understand precisely what their needs are is one of Regis Court Dental Associates’ strongest assets and something they really take pride in. Especially given that their age range of patients is 1 to 102, the team needs to adapt to each individual patient to give them all they’ve got. “We do not believe in a one-size-fits-all model for our patients and our patients are never a number,” she said. “It is an amazing feeling to know that any patient, no matter their age, had a great dental experience.”
In the last few years, Regis Court Dental Associates has gone through some remarkable growth as well, which should also tell you something. In 2016, Dr. Henson brought on Dr. Casey Newton, a dentist who’s worked all over Minnesota and has a steadfast passion for continuing his education to adapt to new technologies and developments in the field.
Then in 2018, while expanding their offices, Regis Court Dental Associates brought on two part-time associates Dr. Randy Shook and Dr. Steve Mahler – both of whom have 35+ years of experience in family dentistry in the area. “After so many years as a practicing dentist – what inspires me is the patients and the people I work with,” Dr. Shook said. Says Dr. Mahler: “This is where they will receive the finest, most respectable, and adherent to the standard of care, service in the health care industry.”
And the same goes for their kid patients as well. As Dr. Newton put it: “Creating a positive experience for a young patient is a spectacular feeling. It is a ton of fun to lay the foundation for how amazing a dental experience can be.”
Growing the team and updating their facilities is all in the name of getting more local patients of all walks of life in the door so they can see the very special thing they have going at Regis Court Dental Associates. So, when are you going to find out for yourself?
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