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Welcome to Galena Family Dental. Understanding that your smile is a big investment, we strive to make your visit the most comfortable and relaxing as possible. Dr. Painter and Dr Weimerskirch offer personalized care and are experienced in the latest technology. From cosmetic treatments to daily care, our dentists will ensure that you are not only comfortable with your smile, but love it. Galena Family Dental provides comprehensive family dental care in conjunction with regular checkups and cleanings. Our focus is on providing excellent dental health and aesthetic results. Treatments range from oral health management and education to complete smile restoration.

Our Mission

 

Galena Family Dental is dedicated to making your dental visit a positive experience and as comfortable as possible.  Our staff strives to provide a relaxed, friendly, and compassionate environment to provide comprehensive dental care to patients of all ages.  We believe that good oral health begins with education and our team strives to encourage good homecare habits while providing quality dental care that focuses on each patient’s specific needs.  We are committed to expanding our knowledge through continuing education to provide the most reliable techniques and materials to our patients.  Please come visit us to meet our exceptional staff that can provide you with your dental treatment options and answer your questions and concerns.

Our Doctors

﷯Dr Krista Weimerskirch
D.M.D. Dr. Krista Weimerskirch was raised in East Dubuque and earned her Bachelor of Science from Clarke College in Dubuque. She earned her degree as a doctor of dental medicine from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 2012 and was a resident in an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine from 2012-2014. During her two-year residency, she expanded her knowledge and skills in several dental disciplines that included implant dentistry, TMJ disorders, pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, and restorative dentistry. Dr. Weimerskirch is dedicated to providing comprehensive dental care to patients of all ages in a comfortable and compassionate atmosphere. Dr. Weimerskirch is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry. She is currently pursuing her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Weimerskirch is thrilled to be living close to her family again. She loves spending time with her family and watching her nephews grow. She also enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, shopping, and fishing “Up North” at the family cabin. ﷯Dr Krista Lynn Berryhill
D.D.S. A native Iowan, Dr. Berryhill attended the University of Iowa for 8 years. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and then went on to obtain a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Berryhill has practiced in a variety of settings, including owning and running her own practice in Manchester, Iowa for over ten years. She enjoys providing compassionate dental care for patients of all ages. Dr. Berryhill has lived in Dubuque since 1998 and is looking forward to once again be working in her adopted home town. Traveling with her husband, two adult daughters and son is Dr. Berryhill’s greatest joy. When at home, her favorite activity is hiking with her spoiled dog, Lorelei. ﷯Dr Robert Chorak
D.D.S. Dr. Robert Chorak grew up in the Eastside neighborhood of Chicago. He graduated from Mount Carmel High School in 1972, Loyola University in 1976, and the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in 1980. He worked as an associate dentist in Amboy Illinois, then he and his late wife Marie moved to Galena in 1981 after purchasing the dental practice of Dr. Robert Brewer. Then in 1986 he purchased the practice of Dr. Francis Runde on Bench street. Now in February 2019 he combined his practice with Galena Family Dental, where he will stay for the duration of his career He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the U.S. Grant Dental Society. He and his wife raised two children, Alex and Elizabeth. He enjoys playing a little golf, and doing a little cooking, gardening and woodturning.

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Hear What Our Patients Have To Say

I recently visited Dr. Krista Weimerskirch for a procedure and she was phenomenal! Not only was she thorough with everything she did, but she made sure I was comfortable the whole time. Did I mention she made my teeth look amazing?? I will DEFINITELY be going back

Andrea

Dr. Krista is amazing! She was able to make by daughter look beautiful for her wedding by putting in a temporary tooth at the last minute. Her teeth looked great!! I can't thank Dr. Krista enough!!!

Angie

Dr. Krista is thorough and gentle. My kiddos actually enjoy their twice a year visits:)

Traci

Everyone is so friendly. My kids were never afraid to see Dr. Painter.

Sheri

I've always had a great patient experience with Dr. Anna and the entire staff.

Natalie

I have been here for cleaning and fillings. I am very happy with the friendly people working here.

Joe

Everyone there is incredible. They all make you feel so comfortable. Never a fear when we go to the dentist!!

Paula

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﷯Dr Krista Weimerskirch
D.M.D. Dr. Krista Weimerskirch was raised in East Dubuque and earned her Bachelor of Science from Clarke College in Dubuque. She earned her degree as a doctor of dental medicine from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 2012 and was a resident in an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine from 2012-2014. During her two-year residency, she expanded her knowledge and skills in several dental disciplines that included implant dentistry, TMJ disorders, pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, and restorative dentistry. Dr. Weimerskirch is dedicated to providing comprehensive dental care to patients of all ages in a comfortable and compassionate atmosphere. Dr. Weimerskirch is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry. She is currently pursuing her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Weimerskirch is thrilled to be living close to her family again. She loves spending time with her family and watching her nephews grow. She also enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, shopping, and fishing “Up North” at the family cabin. ﷯Dr Robert Chorak
D.D.S. Dr. Robert Chorak grew up in the Eastside neighborhood of Chicago. He graduated from Mount Carmel High School in 1972, Loyola University in 1976, and the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in 1980. He worked as an associate dentist in Amboy Illinois, then he and his late wife Marie moved to Galena in 1981 after purchasing the dental practice of Dr. Robert Brewer. Then in 1986 he purchased the practice of Dr. Francis Runde on Bench street. Now in February 2019 he combined his practice with Galena Family Dental, where he will stay for the duration of his career He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the U.S. Grant Dental Society. He and his wife raised two children, Alex and Elizabeth. He enjoys playing a little golf, and doing a little cooking, gardening and woodturning. ﷯Dr Krista Lynn Berryhill
D.D.S. A native Iowan, Dr. Berryhill attended the University of Iowa for 8 years. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and then went on to obtain a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Berryhill has practiced in a variety of settings, including owning and running her own practice in Manchester, Iowa for over ten years. She enjoys providing compassionate dental care for patients of all ages. Dr. Berryhill has lived in Dubuque since 1998 and is looking forward to once again be working in her adopted home town. Traveling with her husband, two adult daughters and son is Dr. Berryhill’s greatest joy. When at home, her favorite activity is hiking with her spoiled dog, Lorelei.