Dr. Blake Dayley
Growing up in a small community taught me to appreciate the value of a strong work ethic and integrity. By the age of nine, I was expected to earn a keep at the Dayley household–because, with six boys, how do you maintain order, except by burning energy? Energy was burned while working in the summer’s heat, sorting nuts and bolts at my family’s construction business. It was very monotonous, but persistence paid off as bucket upon bucket emptied. Soon we were able to have a presence at a job site where life lessons were passed from father to brother, some easy and some painful, but my father always pressed for “You are your word; live beyond it.” Although our summers were filled with sunburns and orange vests, we found solace in achieving our goals by finishing each and every job site we were granted. All of these life experiences molded me to find my ideal position, which was to help people and to give them hope.
After high school, Boise State gave me an advanced education and provided me with the tools to further my thought processes, along with a great position to view their football games in the student section. Working part time in the emergency room as a scribe provided sustenance, but it also was the basis for nurturing my drive to help people. It was during this time that my future began to come into picture. Most good men have a great woman behind them, and my wife, Brandi, is no exception. She soon won me over. Brandi has been working in the dental field for 20 years now and works in the front office a couple days a week during the summer months. The transition from the medical field to the dental field was easy because I don’t just like teeth…I love them! This career choice provided me with the ability to help people and truly make a difference in their smiles.
Sunny California would be our destination for dental school. The University of Southern California provided the backdrop where I not only learned the basics, but had the ultimate practical experience. Whether it was elementary dental education or dental treatment on skid row residents, I knew my dream was being realized. My dental training was furthered with extra involvement in pediatrics in Inglewood. After graduation in 2008, our hearts returned us to Boise to resume where we left off and find a place we could call home.
The satisfaction of changing someone’s world through their smile is like no other. Throughout the years of working together, we have grown our livelihood from our first patients (our parents) to a thriving practice full of amazing people ranging from toddlers to seniors. Just as we have always done, we will continue to work toward our goal of changing and perfecting every smile we are fortunate to treat.
- American Dental Association Member
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentist Member
- Pediatric Dental Selective USC Chairman
- Recipient of Boise State Health Science Award for Pre-Dental Students
- Dayley Dental, Dental Surgeon and Owner (2008 – Present)
- Correctional Medical Services, Dentist (2010 – Present)
- Centennial Job Corps, Dentist (2010 – Present)
- Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles
- Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Boise State University, Boise
- Also completed additional studies in Pediatric Dental Selective, Intravenous Sedation, Progressive Orthodontics, and Management of Complications
Meet Our Team
Dayley Family Dental is run by a great team that consists of our dentist, Dr. Blake Dayley, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and front office staff members. Together, we provide high-quality, family dentistry in Boise, Idaho. We invite you to learn more about us!
Hi, I’m Danya. I’m the Front Office Representative here at Dayley Dental. I’m the person that will help you understand your treatment costs, insurance benefits, and make scheduling appointments quick and easy! I obtained a dual Bachelor of Business Management & Business Marketing from Idaho State University, as well as my prerequisites for dental school. I have wanted to be a dentist since I was 5 years old and love to bring my passion to the office to serve our patients and team every day.
Hi, I’m Heidi. I’m one of the hygienists here at Dayley Dental. I graduated in 2017 with my associate’s degree in dental hygiene. Prior to that I worked here at Dayley Dental as a dental assistant. I work diligently to make sure you are comfortable, educated and even have a little fun while you’re here with us. I love to laugh and love what I do. Outside of work I enjoy hunting, fishing, camping and being in nature with my family.
Hi, I’m Violet. I’m the lead dental assistant here at Dayley Dental. I’m the person who will help you feel confident and comfortable as you get your dental needs met by Dr. Dayley. I obtained my assisting certificate at Assist to Succeed and joined the team in 2015. I am passionate about providing excellent care for our patients and love working on a team that feels like family. When I’m not at the office you’ll find me hiking all over the Boise area with my husband.
Hi, I’m Jessica. Here at Dayley Dental I will go the extra mile to make sure you feel welcomed and comfortable while your with us in the office. I went to school to become a certified dental assistant in 2013 and I joined the Dayley Dental team in May of 2020. I’m originally from Nampa, ID. When I’m not at the office I enjoy spending time with my family and taking pictures.
Hi, I’m Yara. I’m a Front Office Assistant here at Dayley Dental along with Danya. I’ll help you understand your treatment costs, get scheduled, and aid you in any way I can to ensure your treatment and time here go as you hope! I am currently working toward my degree at Boise State University and joined the team in November 2020.
Heather, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, MSN
I’m excited to bring in-office sedation to Dayley Family Dental. I trained in the use of anesthesia in the United States Air Force and graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with a Master of Science in nurse anesthesia.
I have had the pleasure of providing care in many parts of the country and overseas while I was in the military. Anesthesia care is truly my passion. I am married with four great kids and we love living in Idaho!