Category Archives: Dental Staff

Idaho Falls Dental Staff

Welcome Yajaira, our new Dental Assistant!

Idaho Falls Dental Staff

Join us in welcoming our newest team member Yajaira!  Yajaira moved from Sacramento, California with her husband and five year old daughter, Leilani, to Idaho Falls to be closer to family. She loves spending time with her family and getting together with friends.  Yajaira has four years of dental assisting experience and speaks fluent Spanish. She is excited to work with our staff and meet all of our amazing patients.  We are excited to have her as part of our staff!  Please join us in giving her a warm welcome!

Idaho Falls Dental office

Thank you Sheri!

sheriOffice Manager Retires After Many Years of Excellent Service at Idaho Falls Smiles

Please join us in thanking Sheri Hansen for her years of hard work as the office manager in our dental office.  Sheri has chosen to retire effective August 1, 2015.  Sheri has been working in dentistry for the last 40 years, the last 17 with Dr. Heninger and the last 6 with Dr. Frandsen.  We know she has played an integral role in helping many of our patients to achieve a high level of oral health.  We wish her the best for her future, she will be missed!

Idaho Falls Dentist - Dr. Frandsen

Congratulations Dr. Frandsen!

Idaho Falls Dentist - Dr. FrandsenWe want to extend a congratulations to Dr. Frandsen on receiving several awards recently for his professionalism and contributions to the dental profession! Dr. Frandsen was Nationally ranked Top 10 by the National Academy for Dental Professionals!  He also received several other awards from the American Academy of Dental Sciences including Laureate to the American Academy of Dental Sciences and Consultant in Dental Sciences to the National Academy of Medicine.  Dr. Frandsen has contributed much to the practice and stays up to date on new techniques and technologies in his dental profession.  He always focuses on providing high quality optimal care for our patients!

Idaho Falls dental staff - Kelauni

Meet Kelauni, Our New Dental Assistant

Idaho Falls dental staff - KelauniWe would like to introduce our newest team member, Kelauni Bradley.  Kelauni is from Eastern Idaho, and was formally trained to be a dental assistant here in Idaho Falls.  Kelauni has five years of dental assisting experience and is excited to get to know all of our patients and friends here at Dr. Heninger and Dr. Frandsen’s office.  Please join us in giving Kelauni a warm welcome to our office!

Dr Frandsen Idaho Falls dentist

Careers On Wheels Day

Careers On Wheels Day

On Friday, September 21, 2012, Dr. Frandsen and Sheila participated in School District 93’s Careers on Wheels Day at Stinger Stadium.  Dr. Frandsen presented dentistry as a career option to approximately 500 6th graders in 18 different class groups over a four hour span.  Our office is excited to spend time in the community, especially educating the youth.

Dr Frandsen Idaho Falls dentist

Idaho Falls Dentist Staff

20 Years and More to Come

Some may say that good, dependable employees are hard to come by, but Sheila has proved that saying wrong!  Thank you Sheila for giving 100% for 20 years at our office!  You always have a big smile to welcome our patients and consistently give them the quality care they need.  We appreciate all you do and look forward to the many years to come!
Idaho Falls Dental Staff

Meet Whitney, our new intern.


Meet Whitney, our new intern from EITC’s dental assistant program.  We are happy to have Whitney in our office helping our patients and learning from our experienced staff.  Education is very important to our office, and we are excited to help advance Whitney’s dental career.