Valla is currently serving as an expanded functions dental assistant, having completed the Basic Skills Mastery Examination and the Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Certificate in 1999. A 1978 graduate of
West Plains High School, she has been in the dental field for over 27 years.
Valla has been with Dr. Cornish since July 2000, having experience with every aspect of the practice. She has attended the Nash institute for Cosmetic Dentistry and many other continuing education courses, including CPR Certification.
As an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Valla assist Dr. Cornish with patient care and performing dental procedures, including placing and polishing fillings and preparing temporary crowns.
Valla has a great compassion for our patients and enjoys the “one on one” relationship she has developed over the years. She feels they are part of our family.