Bringing Your
Dream Smile to Life
Polzin & LaValley Family Dentistry | Dentist in Menominee, MI

About Our Practice

Founded in 1981 by Dr. Samuel LaValley, Polzin & LaValley Family Dentistry offers complete dental care to families from Menominee, MI, and surrounding communities. From the beginning, our practice has nurtured a reputation for kind, patient-focused services. We are passionate about helping our patients achieve their best oral health and partner with them to bring their dream smiles to life.

Our doctors and staff genuinely care about you, your smile, and your family. As a locally owned practice, we believe in building community and giving back to the area we live and work in. Throughout the years, we have worked hard to create an environment where patients from three to 103 years old feel comfortable and cared for. Our practice is newly remodeled to incorporate the latest technology and treatments, including dental implants and laser dentistry. You and your loved ones can count on us for all of your general, cosmetic, and restorative dental needs.

Complete Dental Care
for You & Your Loved Ones

General Dentistry in Menominee, MI | Polzin & LaValley Family Dentistry

General Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry in Menominee, MI | Polzin & LaValley Family Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental Implants in Menominee, MI | Polzin & LaValley Family Dentistry

Dental Implants

Convenient Care,
High-Quality Services

Everyone deserves a healthy, luminous smile, so we work hard to make it happen for every individual in our care. We have incorporated advanced technology and treatments into our practice to ensure you and your loved ones receive the best care available. This includes same-day crowns and dental implant restorations. In addition, to make sure our services are accessible to every patient, we accept most insurance plans and offer CareCredit payment plans.  For more information about financial information and insurance, please give us a call at 906-863-8522 today.

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Meet Our Dentists

Dr. Andrea Polzin

Dr. Andrea Polzin grew up in the twin cities of Marinette and Menominee. After graduating from Marinette High School, she earned an Associate’s degree from UW-Marinette. From there, she went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2003, she began her journey at the Marquette University School of Dentistry and graduated in 2007.

Following graduation, Dr. Polzin returned to Menominee to work for her mentor, Dr. Samuel LaValley. She purchased the dental practice from Dr. LaValley in 2009 and has been enjoying the challenge of owning her own business ever since. She and her dental team are very proud to have been voted the best dental office by our local people’s choice award time and time again.

Caring for Every Member of Your Family

Being a mother of three young boys, Dr. Polzin especially enjoys working with children. She has also taken multiple continuing education courses in implant placement and is very proud to have been able to add this service to her patients.

In her free time, Dr. Polzin enjoys spending time with her husband, Bryan and their three boys. She enjoys traveling, camping and going to Packer games. She spends most of her free time watching her boys participate in multiple sports including baseball, basketball, hockey and football.

Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry

Dr. Samuel LaValley

Dr. Samuel LaValley was born and raised in Menominee, MI. After graduating from Marinette Catholic Central High School, he attended Michigan Tech University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology in 1974. He then obtained his D.D.S. degree from The University of Michigan Dental School in 1978. To gain additional experience, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served as a lieutenant in the Dental Corp for three years.

Caring for Patients in Menominee for 35+ Years

Dr. LaValley returned to Menominee in 1981 where he opened a private dental practice. He and his wife Judy raised their children here. He is currently working part-time for Dr. Andrea Polzin, who purchased his practice in 2009. From senior patients to young children, he strives to provide each patient with an exceptional dental experience.

Continuing dental education has always been, and will remain an integral part of his practice. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. LaValley holds a current dental license in Michigan, Wisconsin, and California.

Dr. Andrea Polzin Polzin & LaValley Family Dentistry | Dentist in Menominee, MI

Dr. Andrea Polzin

Dr. Andrea Polzin grew up in the twin cities of Marinette and Menominee. After graduating from Marinette High School, she earned an Associate’s degree from UW-Marinette. From there, she went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2003, she began her journey at the Marquette University School of Dentistry and graduated in 2007.

Following graduation, Dr. Polzin returned to Menominee to work for her mentor, Dr. Samuel LaValley. She purchased the dental practice from Dr. LaValley in 2009 and has been enjoying the challenge of owning her own business ever since. She and her dental team are very proud to have been voted the best dental office by our local people’s choice award time and time again.

Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry

Caring for Every Member of Your Family

Being a mother of three young boys, Dr. Polzin especially enjoys working with children. She has also taken multiple continuing education courses in implant placement and is very proud to have been able to add this service to her patients.

In her free time, Dr. Polzin enjoys spending time with her husband, Bryan and their three boys. She enjoys traveling, camping and going to Packer games. She spends most of her free time watching her boys participate in multiple sports including baseball, basketball, hockey and football.

Dr. Samuel LaValley Polzin & LaValley Family Dentistry | Dentist in Menominee, MI

Dr. Samuel LaValley

Dr. Samuel LaValley was born and raised in Menominee, MI. After graduating from Marinette Catholic Central High School, he attended Michigan Tech University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology in 1974. He then obtained his D.D.S. degree from The University of Michigan Dental School in 1978. To gain additional experience, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served as a lieutenant in the Dental Corp for three years.

Caring for Patients in Menominee for 35+ Years

Dr. LaValley returned to Menominee in 1981 where he opened a private dental practice. He and his wife Judy raised their children here. He is currently working part-time for Dr. Andrea Polzin, who purchased his practice in 2009. From senior patients to young children, he strives to provide each patient with an exceptional dental experience.

Continuing dental education has always been, and will remain an integral part of his practice. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. LaValley holds a current dental license in Michigan, Wisconsin, and California.

Meet Our Staff

Polzin & LaValley Family Dentistry Hygienists, Menominee, MI
Nancy, Tami, Brenda and Alicen
Dental Hygienists
Nancy
Dental Hygienist

Tami
Dental Hygienist

Brenda
Dental Hygienist
Alicen
Dental Hygienist
Staff of Polzin & LaValley Family Dentistry, Menominee, MI
Shirley, Patty and Cathy
Dental Assistants
Shirley
Dental Assistant
Patty
Dental Assistant
Cathy
Dental Assistant
Staff of Polzin & LaValley Family Dentistry, Menominee, MI
Julie and Jessica
Front Office Staff

Julie
Front Office Staff

Jessica
Front Office Staff
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We’d love the chance to take care of your smile!

For appointments for the entire family, please contact us at 906-863-8522 to schedule your visit!

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Polzin & LaValley Family Dentistry
1520 10th St
Menominee, MI 49858

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Hours
Monday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

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