Dr. J. Eric Walden DMD, MS, PLLC

Dr Walden is a native of eastern Kentucky. He earned a Bachelor’s from Morehead State University in Biology and Integrated Sciences. He earned his Masters Degree in Oral Biology and Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from the University of Louisville. In 2002, he completed a hospital-based general practice residency at University Hospital in Louisville. Dr Walden continued his post-doctorate training and received his certificate in Endodontics from the University of Louisville in 2004.

Dr. Walden is a Specialist member of the American Association of Endodontics. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Association, Northern Kentucky Dental Association, and is currently the President of the Kentucky Endodontic Association.

Valerie Bandy – Office Coordinator

Valerie has been in the dental field for over 11 years, and joined our team as an office coordinator in summer of 2016. She can help you with scheduling your appointments, verifying insurance, treatment planning, and all other related needs. Her appreciation of beautiful smiles combined with a passion for helping others has made her a natural fit here at Northern Kentucky Endodontics.

She is a native of Northern Kentucky where she lives with husband Terry. They have 2 daughters and 3 beautiful grandchildren. When not helping Dr. Walden, she enjoys spending time with family, entertaining family and friends, traveling, boating and camping.

Indira Hirkic – Office Coordinator

Indira has been in customer service and management for over 10 years, and joined our team in 2015. Her friendly personality and cheerful smile are what make her a wonderful addition to our team. Her passion is to welcome our patients and make them feel at ease from the moment they walk through the door.

As an office coordinator she will schedule your appointments, assist with treatment plans and all of your insurance needs, as well as any questions you may have,

Indira moved to Kentucky from upstate New York in 2006. She is married and has 2 little boys. She loves spending time with family and friends.

Rachael Eaves – Dental Hygiene/Assistant

Rachel has been with our practice since 2014, and working in the dental field since 2011. With a background in dental assisting as well as dental hygiene, she brings to our office a variety of dental skills. Her top priority is patient comfort and always wants to see our patients leave with a smile on their face.

Rachel enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, family and their two dogs.

Lisa Connor – Dental Assistant

Lisa began her dental career 18 years ago and has been a part of Dr. Walden’s team for 3 years now as a dental Assistant. Lisa strives to calm our patients’ fears, often related to their dental appointments, while effectively performing her duties. Her compassionate demeanor and calming mannerisms are key traits in helping our patients feel relaxed during their treatment. Lisa enjoys personable conversations with our patients and providing quality care.

She is a northern Kentucky native, where she lives with her husband Marty. They have 2 daughters, a son, and 3 grandchildren combined. In her spare time she enjoys entertaining family and friends, and traveling

Mary Anne – Assistant

Mary Anne has been in the dental field for over 25 years. She joined our office in 2005 and immediately became a valuable asset to the practice. She has extensive experience in endodontics, and is a skilled treatment assistant.

She works closely with Dr. Walden and staff to keep us performing at optimum efficiency. She is very attentive to the needs of our patients, and makes certain that they have a great experience while they are in our care. She has one daughter, loves to travel, hike.

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