Established in 1975, our dental practice has been serving Pocatello, Idaho, and surrounding areas for over 40 years. We are a family-oriented practice and are passionate about improving your quality of life though excellent oral health. Our caring and compassionate team strives to be kind and fun, which makes your dental experience smile-worthy. We invite you into our warm and cozy dental office, which feels like walking into the comfort of a close friend’s home. Take a look at what we have to offer and see how our wonderful team can help you and your smile.
Come learn more about Dr. Larsen and our amazing team!
MEET DR. LARSEN
Dr. Bryce Larsen and his wife Dawnielle, are grateful to be raising their 6 children Inkom and practicing in the community he was raised in. Dr. Bryce graduated from Ricks College in Rexburg and later from Idaho State University. He attended University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated in 2005. Dr. Larsen has a Fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, as well as a Fellowship and Diploma from the Whitecap Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Bryce had the great privilege of being mentored by, and working with his father, Bill Larsen, DDS, for eight years before Bill retired from the Pocatello practice.
Dr. Bryce served a two-year voluntary mission in Lima, Peru for his church after high school. He returned to Peru in March of 2014 with the Idaho Condor Humanitarian Services. He also served a dental mission to Jamaica and Belize. After returning from a dental humanitarian mission in Thailand in 2016, Dr. Bryce set up Thai Smiles, a non-profit humanitarian organization committed to bettering oral care in Southeast Asia. Thai smiles returned to Thailand in 2018, with hopes and plans to return to the area every 2-3 years. Dr. Bryce finds great joy in helping others to smile again and plans to continue to help the underserved around the world with is humanitarian group Thai Smiles.
Fun Fact: Finds joy in coaching his kid’s soccer teams.
Bucket List: Wants to visit every continent.
mEET OUR AMAZING TEAM
As a family practice, Larsen Dental Care is committed to giving you the service you deserve. Our team of skilled dental professionals not only offers you great service but takes an interest in your life. We are passionate about people and are thrilled to help you on your journey for better oral health and a brilliant smile. Contact us today at (208) 233-7007 to learn more about dental care in Pocatello, Idaho, or meet with our compassionate dentist, Dr. Bryce Larsen.
mONICA WHITE | OFFICE MANAGER
Monica comes to us with 20 years of customer service experience, event planning and leadership skills from the healthcare field. She has a bachelor’s degree in Health Education from Idaho State University. Monica loves building relationships with patients and enjoys helping others achieve a healthy lifestyle. Monica is married, has 2 children and 2 grandchildren.
Fun Fact: She has been best friends with her 3 girlfriends for 45 years
Bucket List: “I want to travel, especially to Greece, but mostly wherever my kids and grandkids are! Frequent trips to North Carolina to see my daughter and son-in-law and my grandkids, and to New York City to watch my son perform."
Fun Fact: Finds joy in coaching his kid’s soccer teams.
Cindy Duffin | DENTAL HYGIENIST
Cindy has been with the Larsen Dental team for 26 years. She has an associate’s degree in Natural Sciences from Ricks College, and a bachelors of science in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University. Cindy loves her job because of her patients! She has met some amazing people and formed life-long friendships with some of who she would have never crossed paths with otherwise. Cindy finds it rewarding to educate people about their oral health and how it affects overall health. Cindy has spent many years cheering on her children in their activities which included rodeo, basketball, football, volleyball. She is their biggest fan!
Fun Fact: She loves spending time outdoors and decorating her house and completing DYI projects, which she has to convince her husband they can do!
Bucket List: “I’d love to travel the world, but I’m perfectly content to spend time with my family, especially my beautiful grandkids!”
Makayla Boots | DENTAL HYGIENIST
Makayla is a new addition to the team and has been part of the Larsen Dental Team since March 2020. She grew up in St. Anthony, ID and then attended college on a rodeo scholarship to Cochise College in Arizona. She was then accepted into the hygiene program at Idaho State University and graduate in 2019. As a hygienist, Makayla works hard so all her patients can have a happy and healthy smile! Her favorite thing about her job is developing lasting relationships with every patient. Outside of work, Makayla loves spending her time outside, whether it be hiking, running, or spending time with family.
Fun Fact: Her favorite past time is riding horses and competing at rodeos.
Bucket List: “I’d love to travel to Italy.”
Daphne Anderson | INSURANCE SPECIALIST
Daphne joined Larsen Dental Care in 2011. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration from Idaho State University. As the Insurance Specialist, Daphne works very hard to get claims paid for our patients. She loves helping patients achieve their overall health through great oral dental care. Daphne and her husband have 4 children and love spending time together hiking, hunting and anything together. She also enjoys taking unprocessed wood pieces and making them into beautiful pieces of art.
Fun Fact: Daphne is extremely competitive, but only with herself, as she strives to be better at all she sets out to do.
Bucket List: “Travel, travel, travel all over the world experiencing different cultures and people.”
Jessica Bateman | DENTAL ASSISTANT
Jessica is the newest member of our team. Jessica is a Certified Dental Assistant and has a certification in radiology. Jessica loves that she can help someone feel better about their smile and loves working with the public. Jessica is from Bear Lake, and currently lives in Bancroft, ID. She loves being outdoors and enjoys hiking, riding her dirt bike and camping with family.
Fun Fact: Jessica got her name from the movie “The Man for Snowy River.”
Bucket List: “I want to travel the world and go to Norway, Switzerland, and Scotland.”
Paige Wilding | DENTAL ASSISTANT
Paige is a Certified Dental Assistant. She loves all water activities, boating, swimming, rafting. Paige recently got married. She loves meeting new people and helping them the best she can.
Fun Fact: Paige has always loved going to the dentist.
Bucket List: “I want to live somewhere exotic.”
Allie LeBeau | DENTAL ASSISTANT
Allie attended Idaho State University and graduated with a certification for Dental Assisting in 2010. She is a new member to our team and loves working with a strong team-oriented environment and helping ease the nerves of nervous patients. She is originally from Paradise, California, but has lived in Pocatello for 15 years. She has a daughter, Chloe and 2 animals, one dog Sophie and a cat Binx.
Fun Fact: Avid animal lover and true crime enthusiast.
Bucket List: Travel with my daughter!
Kassidy Merrill | DENTAL ASSISTANT
Kassidy is a Certified Dental Assistant and she loves to work with all the patients that she meets and makes sure they leave with a smile. She is originally from Pocatello. She has 4 kids and one dog Kardee.
Fun Fact: My great attitude about life.
Hobbies: Hanging out with my family.
Bucket List: Bora Bora!!