All our professionals here at Willow Street Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.


Dr. Kent Vandehaar

Dr. Vandehaar is celebrating his 40th year practicing dentistry in Chippewa Falls, graduating from the University of Iowa in 1981.  He is very involved in organized dentistry, culminating as President of the WI Dental Association in 2009, and continues to serve his profession on the local, state, and national level.  He makes sure all patients are treated with a personal touch and are well informed about their options when making decisions on their treatment.  He has been blest with 4 children, his oldest a dentist in Madison.  Outside of dentistry, Dr. Vandehaar and his wife enjoy golf, racquetball, pickleball, wine tasting, Cajun cooking and caring for their two dogs.



 Kim - Receptionist                                                                      


Kim lives here in the Chippewa Valley and has been as assistant for 30 years, spending 18 of those years here at Willow Street Dental. She currently runs our front office, so most likely hers will be the first voice you hear when calling us for an appointment.  She is always there with a caring smile and warm touch. Kim enjoys traveling, gardening, and attending an occasional sporting event.


        Gena - Dental Hygienist


Gena has been a part of the Willow Street Dental family for 12 years. She attended the university of Minnesota for Dental Hygiene and graduated in 1982. Gena is married with 2 daughters and a dog currently living in Eau Claire. In her spare time Gena enjoys going to the Green Bay Packer training camp in the summer and attending Wisconsin Badger football games in the fall. 


                                  Ann - Dental Hygienist 



Ann is our newest hygienist at Willow Street Dental, joining the practice in 2020.  She brings with her 35 years of dental hygiene experience, graduating from Northcentral Technical College in 1986.  Licensed in local anesthetic and nitrous oxide delivery, she truly enjoys helping her patients become healthier.  Married to her husband, Al for 37 years, they have 3 adult children in the Minneapolis area.  They are very proud of their grandchild, Miles, and their adorable poodle mix, Lucy.  In her spare time, Ann likes to travel, kayak, walk and read. She is also a living kidney donor, donating to a former patient in 2018.



 Amanda - Dental Assistant


Amanda joined Willow Street Dental at the beginning of 2020. She has 20+ years of experience in the dental field which started in the Chicago area where she was born, raised, and still considers home. Amanda absolutely loves the beauty of the Chippewa Valley and all it has to offer, she feels fortunate to have raised her family here. "I've enjoyed meeting Dr. Vandehaar's veteran patients and am very grateful to introduce all of our new patients to this practice."