Meet the Staff at Wahlen Dentistry
Dr. Jennifer Wahlen D.M.D.
Dr. Jennifer Wahlen attended Weber State University, and the University of Utah before completing her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1999. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Utah Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Jennifer enjoys the many aspects of dental treatment, but has a passion for aesthetic/cosmetic dentistry. She continues her education by attending advanced training and attending a monthly comprehensive cosmetic study club. Jennifer has enjoyed serving and getting to know her patients for over 17 years. She is proud to donate her time to the Bear River Head Start Program, and the Adopt a Smile Program.
Outside of the office, Jennifer enjoys her husband and two daughters, and is very thankful to have such a beautiful landscape in Utah. She enjoys running, biking and hiking, as well as reading and many fun activities with her family.
Dr. John Torghele, DDS
Dr. John Torghele completed his training at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and has returned to practice in Utah. John is especially interested in the areas of cosmetic dentistry and digital dentistry. He has been awarded with cosmetic and endodontic honors from NSU. He is a proud member of the American Dental Association, Utah Dental Association and The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. When he is out of the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two beautiful children. You will most likely run into him on the golf course in the summer and in the backcountry skiing in the winter.
Dr. Robert J. Torghele, DDS
Dr. Torghele has practiced in Ogden, Utah for over 40 years. His professional training is extensive and he has a fun energetic demeanor with an outgoing, friendly personality that is the perfect addition to our practice. When he is out of the office, he enjoys spending time in the outdoors, whether it be skiing, biking, hiking, gardening or chasing after his 5 grandchildren.
Kristy has been a dental assistant since 1999 and has worked with Dr. Jennifer Wahlen since 2001. She enjoys getting to know people and helping them. She loves being part of our great team. Kristy has a wonderful husband and they have one beautiful daughter. They enjoy spending time with our families, going camping in the summer with their two dogs and riding bikes. Most of all, they look forward to their family Disneyland vacations.
Annie works in our front office with patient scheduling, billing, and insurance. She has provided great help in our office since 2004. She lives in Perry with her husband and three children. They enjoy spending time together as a family and especially loves going to Disneyland every year if they can!
Becca has been working in the dental field off and on since 1997. She started with Wahlen Dentistry in 2006. She is the patient coordinator in our office and helps with patient scheduling for hygiene. She has experience in dental assisting and helps in the office where and when she is needed. She is the mother to five wonderful children and wife to a kind and loving husband. They love to spend time as a family camping and doing whatever sports activity they can.
Hailey is a Hygienist in our office. She has many years experience in the dental industry. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 2013 from Weber State University. She is married and has 4 beautiful children. Hailey has lived in the Brigham City area her whole life. She and her family like spending time outdoors, hanging out with friends and family and camping. They love to go with their family to Bear Like for family reunions.
Valarie is one of our hygienists. She has been working in the dental and orthodontic fields for over 30 years.She graduated from Weber State University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She started working with Dr. Jennifer Wahlen after graduation in 2002. She enjoys the friendships and loves meeting new patients in our office. She lives in Perry with her son. Together they enjoy camping and riding four wheelers. She also likes reading, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.
Patty is married and lives in Brigham City. She has 3 beautiful daughters and 4 amazing grand children who are the light of her life! She likes to keep busy in her spare time by baking and doing crafty things. She also enjoys camping and being with her family.
Becky has had a fun and fulfilling career in the dental field for over twenty years. She enjoys meeting and greeting our patients, who are all her friends. She helps in the office whenever she is needed, but her primary responsibilities are accounts payable, payroll, and to be the occasional office “mom.” She and her husband have five children and seven grandchildren. She loves to travel, but mostly she just loves being with family.
Mellonee and her husband live in Willard. She is the mother of 5 amazing children but her most fun role is that of Grandma. She loves reading flowers, family reunions and chocolate.
Giselle has been in the dental field since 2008 and started with our office in October 2020. She feels very fortunate to be part of our amazing team and helping patients feel comfortable here. She has been blessed with an amazing daughter and loves to spend time with family and friends.
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At our office, we offer a variety of different dental procedures to give you the smile you deserve. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!