Meet Dr. Dan Laizure
Founder and Lead Dentist of Walla Walla Dental Care
I believe in opportunity for all of our patients and team members; placing a great emphasis on equality, equity, fairness and excellence of service.
I feel a strong obligation to give back to the community for the gifts and blessings I’ve received over the course of my life.
At Walla Walla Dental Care, no one who is in danger or in physical pain will ever be turned away.
Dr. Dan Laizure graduated with honors in 1977 from the University of Oregon Dental School, where he received awards for his outstanding technical ability and scholarships from numerous organizations, including the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Post graduation, Dr. Laizure was stationed in Hawaii to serve his four years in the Navy.
Dr. Laizure has provided exceptional dental care for his patients for over 35 years, and has enjoyed this time by giving back to the Walla Walla area through numerous civic and non-profit organizations.
It is important to Dr. Laizure to keep up to date on continuing education classes and the latest advancements in dental research. He is also a clinical instructor at the world-renowned Kois Center and has advanced training in dental implants, aesthetics, and restorative dentistry.
Dr. Laizure’s attention to detail in extraordinary, enabling him to deliver gorgeous smiles that fit the individual style and desire of his patients.
In his book Saving My Library: Nine Lessons Preserved From The Fires of Time, Dr. Laizure compiles his life experiences as a leader. This book will teach you important lessons, no matter your age, including:
"I so admire someone who not only endured many challenges in life, but learned from the experiences and is willing to share those nuggets of wisdom. Saving My Library is more than just a self-help book. It's inspirational, entertaining, and full of helpful tips." - Shanna Hatfield"
Dr. Laizure loves “fellowship in the outdoors” – spending time afield with good people whose companionship he values. This is exactly what Dr. Laizure appreciates most during his free time. You’ll often find him jetting off to Mexico for fishing excursions, into the Blue Mountains during the fall hunting season, or exploring the beauty of the American West.