Dr. Valentine has been in the practice of general dentistry in Brookville, Ohio since 1975. Dr. Valentine received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Ohio State University.
Dr. Valentine is a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, the Dayton Dental Society, the Ohio Dental Association, the American Dental Association and an associate member of the Cincinnati Dental Society. Dr. Valentine currently serves on the Continuing Education Committee, the Peer Review Committee and is a delegate to the Ohio Dental Association for the Dayton Dental Society. Dr. Valentine's wife, Carol, is essential to the office environment as she manages the office.
Dr. Valentine and Carol have two children, Corey and Aimee. Corey and his wife, Melanie, are podiatrists with Midwest Podiatry. They live in Hugo, Minnesota. They have a sweet little baby girl named Emerson and a cute dog named Sadie. Aimee is with Lilly Pharmaceuticals. Aimee's husband, Ian, is a freight broker. Aimee and Ian live in Carmel, Indiana. Aimee and Ian's son, Trent, is 9 years old. He enjoys playing Super Mario and studies YouTube in a quest to beat all levels. Aimee and Ian have a daughter, Tori, who is 4 years old. She loves the Trolls movie.
Dr. Valentine has always been interested in technology and has been consistently in the forefront with dental technology. Dr. Valentine was one of the first dentists to provide implants and have digital radiographs. Dr. Valentine procured digital radiographs to allow for 90% reduction in x-ray exposure while providing images that can be quickly viewed on a computer monitor. Dr. Valentine employs the Planmeca E4D CAD/CAM system for beautiful e.max ceramic crowns that are usually delivered in a single appointment. Dr. Valentine is a laser dentist with Fotona Er:YAG/Nd:YAG, Hoya ConBio Er:YAG, HGM argon (the first and only one in Ohio), Lasermed argon, Sirona diode and Diagnodent diode lasers. Dr. Valentine also has a Q1000 cold therapy diode laser. Dr. Valentine has standard proficiency certificates in three laser wavelengths (970 nm, 1064nm and 2940 nm) through the Academy of Laser Dentistry. Dr. Valentine uses lasers to accelerate anesthetic absorption, to remove decay from teeth, to provide soft tissue surgery and to improve the healing response of treated sites. Dr. Valentine believes strongly that these new technologies make the experience for the patients faster, better and more comfortable.