Dr. Laizure is the founder and CEO of Walla Walla Dental Care. He is also the founder of Walla Walla Dental Group, a company dedicated to finding, training and developing young dentists who desire a career in the dental arts. During his 40 year career, Dr. Laizure has been instrumental in training over 200 dentists from most of the United States, Canada and several countries in Europe and Asia. 

Dr. Laizure has served on the Washington State Board of Dental Examiners, the Washington Academy of General Dentistry and is a Fellow of the American Academy of General Dentistry. He is also a Clinical Instructor at the Kois Center. 

Dr. Laizure is a veteran of the armed forces and served in both the Army National Guard and US Navy as a Dental Officer. He was selected by three branches of the military to receive an "Armed Forces Health Professionals Scholarship". Dr. Laizure always finds time to donate his time and resources to local charities and service clubs. He is an active member of Lions Club International and a Paul Harris Fellow in Rotary International. He holds quarterly "Smiles for Veteran's" day, which is a free dentistry day dedicated to our veterans. He has been recognized by the US Congress and received a congressional medallion. 

Dr Laizure is a Honor Graduate of Oregon Health Sciences School of Dentistry and a recipient of several citations and recognition, including membership in Delta Phi Omega, an honorary scholastic society, the Mosby Scholorship Book Award, the Academy of General Dentistry Award, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Award for Scholastic achievement, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Award and the American Academy of Gold Foil Operators Award.


Dr. Sam Castillo

Owner and winemaker at Castillo de Feliciana Vineyard and Winery, Dr. Sam recently sold his dental practice on the west side of Washington and moved to Walla Walla to join our team. With over 30 years of dental and orthodontic experience, Dr. Sam is a seasoned professional who is passionate this buisness.