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General dentist Valerie Scola

Dr. Valerie Scola

Valerie Scola, DDS, is a licensed General Dentist providing dental care for people of all ages. Dr. Scola grew up in Elkhart, IN, in a dental family. Her father practiced dentistry for over 35 years. Dr. Scola earned her B.S. in Marketing and B.A. in Spanish from Butler University, in Indianapolis, IN.
After living in the San Francisco Bay Area for six years, she returned to Indiana to pursue a career in dentistry. She attended Indiana University School of Dentistry and graduated in 2011 with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Dr. Scola resides in Temecula with her husband and four children. She has three girls and one boy. They keep her very busy! When not involved in one of her children’s many activities, Dr. Scola enjoys watching sports, cooking, and reading. She and her husband are also classic car enthusiasts. She takes her 1965 Mustang Fastback out for a spin whenever she can. Dr. Scola loves being an active part of the community.

Our Team

Our team of dental professionals is here to assist our patients in learning more about their oral health.

Dental hygienist Lori


Registered Dental Hygienist

Lori owes her interest in dental hygiene to a special person: her dental hygienist! With such a strong source of inspiration, Lori went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from Loma Linda University in 2001.

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    Before embarking on a more than 20-year career in dental hygiene, Lori worked as a dental assistant for three years. Like those professionals before her, Lori loves to serve as an inspiration for her wonderful patients by educating them on how to achieve optimum oral health.
    When not at the office, Lori can be found spending time with her family, playing with the family dogs and scrapbooking.

Dental assistant Faith


Registered Dental Assistant

Since 2003, Faith has applied her dental assisting knowledge and skills to help people smile with confidence. She first built that knowledge at UEI College.

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    After earning her Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Certification in 2003, Faith worked for three years before taking on a Lead RDA role.
    In addition to instilling confidence among her patients, Faith loves never knowing who will walk through the door next. She is energized by constantly meeting new people, and nothing is more rewarding to her than seeing how happy patients are at the end of their appointments.
    In her free time, Faith is busy! She thrives off of being around family, being outdoors, and staying active with paddle-boarding, camping, and hiking.

Dental hygienist Jonathan


Registered Dental Hygienist

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Dental hygienist Jonathan


Registered Dental Assistant in Expanded Functions

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We’ll give you a reason to smile! 

Scola Family Dentistry