Animal Dental Care and Oral Surgery, Colorado Springs

Animal Dental Care and Oral Surgery was founded 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. Our Colorado Springs training center provides monthly lectures and wet labs for hundreds of veterinarians and technicians each year. Dr. Patrick Vall became the new owner of Animal Dental Care and Oral Surgery in 2017 and has enjoyed building his clinic into a practice of excellence as the only veterinary specialty dental facility in Southern Colorado.

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.

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. 

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