About Your Dentist
"I believe that dental health and oral health are major components of overall health and well-being. I strive to have happy and healthy patients who are well-informed about the importance of oral health."
"To provide gentle, caring and modern dental care to patients of all ages. To educate my patients about the value of preventative dental care and the many benefits of maintaining excellent oral health. To continuously learn new techniques to improve my patients' dental experience."
Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine – Alton, IL
Bachelor of Science in Community Health
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Champaign, IL
Dr. Lavalle is a member in good standing of the American Dental Association and the Saint Louis Dental Society.
Life & Hobbies
Outside of the office, Dr. Lavalle enjoys traveling, nature watching, and spending quality time with her nephew and nieces.
“Changing the world, one smile at a time.”
“Practicing dentistry is a lifelong dream of mine and my patients are my highest priority. My mission is to provide high-quality, personalized care that allows my patients to feel comfortable and completely at ease. I enjoy having the opportunity to give my patients their smiles back; it is the most rewarding aspect of being a dentist.”
Doctorate of Dental Surgery
University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry - Memphis, TN
Bachelor of Science
University of Tennessee Knoxville - Knoxville, TN
Dr. Choi is an active member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, and Greater St. Louis Dental Society.
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Choi currently resides in Creve Coeur with his wife and dog, Mocha. In his free time, Dr. Choi enjoys traveling, golfing, grocery shopping, and walking with his family and Mocha. He also loves cooking Asian and Italian cuisines.