Team of Little White Tooth smiling outside

meet dr. v

Dr. V is a mom, Army veteran, and a board-certified pediatric dentist with nearly two decades of dental experience. Beyond serving patients, she absolutely loves to travel with her husband and son – especially to other countries where they get to learn about other cultures and ways of living. Dr. V also enjoys being outdoors and taking light hikes with her family.

Dr. Candace Veneberg

the journey

1982-1998
1982 Inspiration

Met childhood pediatric dentist, Dr. Elizaebeth Barr at age 8. Dr. Barr served as Dr. Veneberg’s inspiration to become a pediatric dentist.

1991 service

Enlisted in the US Army for a four-year commitment as a supply specialist. Lived on the east coast, Germany, Saudi Arabia and Texas.

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1995 dental journey begins

Completed 4 years of active duty in the US Army and started degree in Biology at University of Texas at San Antonio.

1998 dental school

Started her journey of 4 years of dental school at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

2001-2005
2001missions

Dental mission trip to Guatemala.

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2002 Guatemala
GRADUATION
ACTIVE DUTY

Dental mission trip to Guatemala.
Graduated with Doctor of Dental Surgery at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). Active duty in Army, stationed at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, first position as a general dentist.

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2003 Residency &
Germany

Completed one-year advanced general dentistry residency at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. Stationed in the Bavaria region of Germany as a general dentist.

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2005 deployment & Relocation

Deployed in May to Iraq as a general dentist, completed a 6-month deployment in Iraq, and relocated back to Germany.

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2006-2010
2006 Pediatric
Residency

Began Pediatric Dental Residency at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. Clinical rotations at Scottish Rite Medical Center and Children’s Medical Center-Dallas.

2008 Honduras
Residency
South Korea

Dental Mission Trip to Honduras. Graduated from Pediatric Dental Residency at Baylor College of Dentistry. Stationed in Seoul South Korea, practiced pediatric dentistry for children of active duty members.

2010National Guard &
Private Practice

Completed over 8 years of active duty service in the US Army as a dentist, 12 years total active military service. Transferred to National Guard, position as dentist. Practiced pediatric dentistry in Private practice in Central and NW Arkansas.

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2011-Present
2011Marriage &
Board
Certification

Married husband, Ryan.
Became a Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, aka board certified pediatric dentist.

2014 motherhood

Became a 1st time mom of Kyle.

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2015 hello scottsdale!

Relocated to Scottsdale, New Owner of Dental Associates for Kids Only.

2016 office makeover

Office makeover complete with new technology and paperless charts.

Photo of the Little White Tooth office
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2017 new name

Name officially changed to Little White Tooth Pediatric Dentistry.

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2018 MILITARY
SERVICE
COMPLETE

Dr. V retired from the Army with 21 years of military service including active duty and national guard.

meet the team

Kaylee, Office Manager
Kaylee
Office Manager
Taryn, Patient Care Coordinator
Taryn
Patient Care Coordinator
Nikki, Dental Assistant
Nikki
Dental Assistant
Denix, Dental Assistant
Denix
Dental Assistant
Lindsey, Dental Assistant
Lindsey
Dental Assistant
Angel, Dental Hygienist
Angel
Dental Hygienist

We can’t wait to meet you & your child

We’d love to serve you and your family. Call (480) 767-5600 or schedule an appointment online to set up your visit. We’ll be in touch soon.