Laura E. Davies
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Dr. Laura Davies is the newest member of our dental team. She joined our practice in July 2012 moving to Rapid City from Kansas City, MO. Dr. Davies has family in the area and was excited to find a practice opportunity in an area that she has grown to love.
Dr. Davies is originally from Freeland, Michigan. She graduated from Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2002 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. She worked as an operations supervisor and chemical sales representative for PPG Industries, Inc. in Lake Charles, LA, Natrium, WV, and Kansas City, MO during which time she completed her Masters of Business Administration at University of Missouri – Kansas City Bloch Business School. Dr. Davies attended University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry graduating in 2012. She has four years of experience working in a dental office. It is important to Dr. Davies that she be able to provide her patients with the best treatment options and care. Therefore, Dr. Davies participates in continuing education courses to stay current with research on the latest dental technology and treatments. Dr. Davies chose to become a dentist because she enjoys getting to know her patients, helping to improve oral health, and the reward of seeing a patient's smile after treatment has been completed.
Davies is a member or the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, South Dakota Dental Association, and the Black Hills District Dental Society. While in Kansas City, Dr. Davies participated in many dental outreach programs providing oral health education and treatment to members of the Kansas City community and surrounding regions. Her favorite events were Kansas City Chiefs Team Smile and Kansas Mission of Mercy. She looks forward to participating in similar activities in the Black Hills.
In her spare time, Dr. Davies enjoys reading, outdoor activities – hiking, running, tennis, photography, and agility training with her two dogs Louie and Pippin.