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Meet The Doctors

Dr. Kendell Ricks, D.D.S.

Dr Kendell Ricks earned his doctor dental science degree from Creighton University in 1992. He owned his first practice in Glendale for 5 years. In 1997, he moved to the city of Bonsall then had his practice in Oceanside for about 6 years since then he has been in practice with Village Dental center. Dr. Kendell Ricks is a highly skilled Escondido dentist dedicated to providing gentle and effective care to patients of all dental backgrounds. He believes that excellent oral health begins with education and prevention and has made it his mission to enlighten patients to ways they can take greater control over their own dental health. Dr. Kendell Ricks is committed to continuing education and remaining aware of the latest advancements in oral health and dentistry. On his off-time Dr Ricks, likes to woodwork, Golf, and vacation with his family.

Dr. Duval, D.D.S.

Dr. Courtland Duval earned his doctor Dental Science degree from USC in 1979. He then owned his own practice from 1980-1999. Dr Duval joined Village Dental Center in 1991. He is always eager to get to know his patients helping them accomplish their dental health plans and helping them enjoy their improved smile. As a dentist, he believes in a patient-centered and preventive approach to dentistry. His goal is always to exceed his patients’ expectations providing quality care. On his time off he enjoys playing golf and gardening.