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 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.


Dental mission trip to Guatemala.

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2002 Guatemala

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 &

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 Pediatric

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
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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2011Marriage &

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.

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2017 new name

Name officially changed to Little White Tooth Pediatric Dentistry.

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

meet the team

Kaylee, Office Manager
Office Manager
Denix, Dental Assistant
Dental Assistant
Jenna - Dental Hygienist
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.