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Animal Dental Care and Oral Surgery was founded by Dr. Tony Woodward in 2003 with a mission to provide the highest quality specialty dental care for pets in Southern Colorado. Since that time our clinic has also become a leader in dentistry training for general practice veterinarians and their staffs from all over the world. Dr. Patrick Vall became the new owner of Animal Dental Care and Oral Surgery in 2017 and has enjoyed building on the legacy he and Dr. Woodward have made over the years.

Patrick Vall, DVM, DAVDCPatrick Vall, DVM, DAVDC is a born and raised Buckeye and graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He spent the first 17 years of his career in general practice and emergency medicine. In 2015 he followed his passion and became board certified by the American Veterinary Dental College. He became the owner of Animal Dental Care and Oral Surgery in 2017. Dr. Vall is a past president of the Colorado Springs Area Veterinary Society.  

Dr. Vall stays busy with his wife raising four children, one dog and one cat. He loves Colorado and enjoys hiking, climbing and snowboarding. He has summited over 40 of Colorado’s 14,000 foot peaks and Mt. Rainier in Washington. He is an avid sports fan and follower of his Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland professional sports teams.

MJ Redman DVM, DAVDC MJ Redman DVM, DAVDC is a Connecticut native and graduate of Brown University and Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Before pursuing specialty dentistry she worked in general practice in Arizona and Washington. She completed her American Veterinary Dental College residency program at Animal Dental Center of Baltimore and became board certified in 2015.  

Prior to joining Animal Dental Care and Oral Surgery, Dr. Redman worked at MissionVet Specialty & Emergency in San Antonio, Texas. She has extensive experience in oral medicine and surgery and is an accomplished lecturer and instructor in veterinary dentistry.

She loves the outdoors and spending time with her two dogs and five cats. Her activities include long distance running, mountain biking and hiking.

John Huff, DVM, DAVDCJohn Huff, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC is a Colorado native and graduate of Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Huff’s professional achievements include traveling to England to help eradicate foot and mouth disease.He has special training in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery and is a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College.

Outside of work he enjoys skiing, snowboarding, music, hiking and camping. He has built a wood strip canoe, two guitars and has climbed all of Colorado’s 14,000 foot peaks.

Melissa Guillory DVMMelissa Guillory, DVM is originally from Louisiana and is a graduate of the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada. She was in general and feline-specific practice for in Alaska, Montana and Colorado for several years prior to deciding to focus solely on dentistry. She has embarked on a rigorous 3-year dental residency program with the goal of being board certified by the American Veterinary Dental College. She is very passionate about providing great oral health for all patients and has a particular interest in feline oral disease.  In addition to dentistry, she enjoys teaching yoga, reading, and spending time outdoors with her husband, Jesse (also a veterinarian) and her dog, Louie. Her two cats prefer to conserve their energy and avoid hiking by staying indoors, but do enjoy helping her read and study about dentistry. 

Davin Ringen DVM

Davin Ringen is a graduate of Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (2007). He spent the first 4 years of his career working in equine and food animal practice, completing a 3-year residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine (Food Animal) at the University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine. In 2012, shortly after moving to Denver, Colorado he switched the path of his career and began working in small animal general practice. Almost daily, Dr. Ringen witnessed the improvements made in patients’ lives through good oral care. He quickly made the decision to focus his career on veterinary dentistry and pursue a 3-year dental residency training program through the American Veterinary Dental College.

In addition to veterinary medicine, Dr. Ringen enjoys spending time with his loved ones and his dog named Jill. He is a lover of the outdoors and enjoys fly fishing, mountain biking, running, skiing, cooking and reading. When not working he tries to fill his free time doing one of these activities!  

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