At Eagle Creek Dentistry, we are committed to offering you the best dental experience possible. We believe that seeing the dentist does not have to be a stressful experience, and will work hard to make sure that your visit is pleasant. Our friendly professional team is committed to helping you achieve optimal oral health in a supportive, stress-free environment. We are truly fortunate to have so many dedicated team members who love helping patients enjoy healthy and beautiful smiles.
“Our mission is to provide high quality comprehensive oral health care based on mutual trust in a safe, comfortable, and friendly environment while maintaining a high standard of ethics. It is our genuine compassion for people that ensures our patients receive optimal oral health care and remain our highest priority.”
We look forward to making each visit to our office a positive experience and exceeding your expectations. Please take a moment to get to know us!
JW Valentine DMD
Dr. Valentine is originally from Michigan, and after high school served honorably in the United States Navy. He went to the University of West Florida in Pensacola, where he received Bachelor’s of Science degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry in 1992. He went on to the University of Florida, College of Dentistry in 1993 and graduated in 1997 with a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). He and his family moved to Naples in 1997 where he began his career. Enjoying all aspects of dentistry but wanting to expand his skills, Dr. Valentine completed a three-year course in Orthodontics adding to his family and cosmetic practice.
Dr. Valentine loves dentistry and takes great pride in his work. He stays current with the latest advances in dentistry to provide his patients with the best dental care available. Treating patents like family, he prescribes optimal treatment for your dental needs.
Dr. Valentine and his wife have been married for over 25 years and are blessed with three beautiful children, and one grandchild. When he’s not practicing dentistry he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, horticulture, and is a skilled fine woodworker. He feels strongly about giving back to the community and does so by supporting and sponsoring local activities and events.
Patsy - Business Manager
Patsy brings 21 years of experience in the dental field; combined with a degree in Medical Administration and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management she is knowledgeable in all aspects of running the business, and works in partnership with our Office Manager and Accountant to ensure everything is running smoothly.
Patsy is a Florida native originally from Pensacola, she moved to Naples in 1997 with her husband and children. When she is not helping the practice, she enjoys cooking and spending time with family and friends. An avid animal lover she enjoys caring for the family pets. She and her family are also active members of St John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
“I am proud and honored to be part of such a dedicated and enjoyable team which is so passionate about dentistry, and truly cares about the quality of care our patients receive.
Lacey - Office Manager
Lacey is at your service to assist with coordinating your dental treatment, helping you understand the financial portion of your treatment, and generally making sure all of our wonderful patients are comfortable and happy while visiting our office.
Originally from Rome, Georgia, she moved to Naples when she was six years old. In her free time she enjoys traveling around North America with her husband and two boys who play travel hockey. She also enjoys cooking, nature and the outdoors.
“I have loved working in the dentistry field for the past 14 years. My favorite part of dentistry is helping patients feel better about their dental care by providing a calm atmosphere and getting to know them on a personal level.”
Noelle - Administrative Team
Noelle's is the first friendly face you will see upon arriving for your appointment, and is responsible for making sure everything is in order before you begin your visit with us. Noelle was born in Massachusetts and moved to Naples as a young girl. She has been in the dental field for over 10 years working both as an expanded functions dental assistant and administrative team member.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family doing outdoor activities.
“I am very passionate about dentistry and love to make people smile”.
Erica - Dental Hygienist
Growing up in the Naples area, Erica knew early on that she wanted to be a dental hygienist; She graduated high school in 2004 and wasted no time perusing her dreams. She was accepted into the hygiene school at Tallahassee Community College and graduated in 2008 with a Registered Dental Hygienst degree.
“I have been practicing hygiene for nine years now, and love dentistry because I am given the opportunity to establish relationships and educate patients on why oral care is so beneficial to their overall health. Most of all, it is very gratifying for me as a hygienist to give care to my patients in the calm and comfortable atmosphere that Dr. Valentine provides. I look forward to meeting you.”
In her free time Erica enjoys exercising and spending time with her family.
Amanda - Dental Hygienist
Amanda's energetic and positive personality attributes to the quality care that she provides for our patients. She has three years of experience in dentistry and graduated from Florida Southwestern State College with a Certified Registed Dental Hygienst degree. She is also certified to administer local anesthesia! Prior to entering the dental field Amanda earned a bachelors degree in Hospitality Management from Florida Gulf Coast University.
Amanda spent most of her life in Traverse City, Michigan before moving to sunny Florida in 2006. She likes to spend her free time with her family traveling and going to the beach.
“I love the happy, positive energy, and charismatic atmosphere at Dr. Valentine’s practice and how we all love to make people smile.”
Rosie - Dental Assistant
Rosie is an integral part of our practice and serves as head dental assistant. She received her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Certifications from Nova University, and has the distinction of being Dr Valentine's first dental assistant, making her the longest-employed person at the practice. Rosie has enjoyed being involved with all the new technologies as they have developed and become available. She enjoys meeting and getting to know new patients, and the ones we have seen for years have become like family to her. She is humbled and thankful for the gratification our patients express in knowing she is helping them understand how dentistry improves their health, performance and overall happiness in life.
“I love working with Dr. Valentine because he is an excellent person, with a very nice sense of humor who always tries to help his patients. I also enjoy working with such a nice team in a great environment. But most of all I love knowing our patients are happy and enjoy coming back.”
Originally from Havana, Cuba, she moved to Naples in 1997. She and her husband have two amazing children. Rosie’s interests outside the practice include spending time with her family, boating, going to the beach, and reading. She also loves animals, and is very involved at her children’s schools.
Irene – Dental Assistant
As a certified dental assistant, Irene brings 20 plus years experience. She loves dentistry because no two days are the same. She also likes being a part of changing someone’s smile or helping them when they’re in pain. She takes pride in knowing she helped to make a difference in someone’s life. Irene is delightful and we are thrilled to have her on our team!
“I love working with Dr. Valentine because he is a great doctor who is kind and generous. I respect the way he doesn’t recommend unnecessary treatment, is laid back and always making us laugh.”
Though originally from Naples, Irene lived in Ann Arbor, Michigan for many years before returning to the Naples area in 2010. In her free time she enjoys reading and drawing.
A special thank you to Keri Johnson Photography http://www.kerijohnson.com