Kari Bolen, DDS
Dr. Kari Bolen grew up right here in Sioux Falls, graduating from Roosevelt High School and Augustana University. After graduation, she moved to Omaha, Nebraska to attend Creighton University School of Dentistry, where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She then worked at two dental offices, one in Hawarden, IA and one in Canton, SD, before she moved back to her home town of Sioux Falls. In early 2011, she began working at Family Dentistry of Sioux Falls and worked side-by-side with Dr. Robert Reitz until his retirement in August of 2012. Today, she’s proud to share the practice with several excellent dentists, including her brother Dr. Jonathan Held!
Dr. Bolen is very passionate about dentistry, and she always places an emphasis on helping every patient feel comfortable at their appointments. She strives to educate, motivate, and provide truly exceptional dental care. Dr. Bolen attends CE classes every chance she gets and she recently became one of an elite group of doctors worldwide certified in the Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST®) to treat gum recession. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the South Dakota Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Bolen has two young children and is married to her high school sweetheart, Justin. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, golfing, traveling, tennis, and watching movies.