Dr. Kari Bolen grew up right here in Sioux Falls, graduating from Roosevelt High School and Augustana University. She moved to Omaha, NE after graduation 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 hometown. In 2011, she joined Family Dentistry of Sioux Falls and worked side-by-side with Dr. Robert Reitz until his retirement in 2012.
Dr. Bolen is very passionate about dentistry, and she places an emphasis on helping every patient feel comfortable at their appointments. She strives to educate, motivate, and provide truly exceptional dental care. She attends continuing education classes every chance she gets. Recently, she became one of an elite group of doctors worldwide and one of only two in South Dakota certified in the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique to treat gum recession.
She is a member of:
- The American Dental Association
- The South Dakota Dental Association
- 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, playing tennis, and watching movies.