Meet Dr. Ilene Choal, our Laramie Dentist

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care at our Laramie dental practice. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.

I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice in Laramie, my team, and the many services (including denture placements) we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.

Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment!



Office Manager

JoAnn is a Wyoming born native who started her tenure in Laramie as the Office Manager for a local health professional before joining this office with Dr. Becki Burman. She has been the Office Manager here ever since; keeping everything running smooth and efficient. She looks forward to helping Dr. Choal help you with your best smile possible.

When she is not in the office, she can most likely be found watching the nearest Wyoming game. Along with spending time with her 3 children and Husband of 30 years, she also enjoys cooking, trying new recipes with the people she works with, knitting, scrapbooking, and spending time with friends.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Dre is a Wyoming native. She joined Laramie River Dental in 2020. She attended the University of Wyoming where she earned a B.S. in Business and Finance in 2008. She worked in the accounting profession until 2017 in Rock Springs, WY. She returned to Torrington, WY to further her education by commuting to Cheyenne, WY daily to attend LCCC Dental Hygiene school. With dedication and excitement she graduated in 2018. Her Favorite part of being a Registered Dental Hygienist is educating and getting to know patients.

Out of the office she enjoys spending time with family. The best gift she has received is being able to adventure through life with her son. Together they enjoy bike riding, baseball/softball, golfing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, and most outdoor activities.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Emma is a Laramie, WY native. She studied dental hygiene at the University of Wyoming and graduated with her bachelor’s degree in May of 2019. During her college studies she completed an exchange year in Bozeman, MT and two years of clinical dental hygiene studies in Sheridan, WY. After graduating, Emma moved to Boulder, CO to work for a family dental practice, but decided a year later it was time to return to WY-home-ing. Her favorite part of her job is getting to know all of you and helping you achieve your best smile.

When Emma isn’t working in the office she loves to be outdoors hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, or just taking amateur photographs of nature. She also loves to play and watch hockey and of course spend time with her dogs.



Dental Assistant

Melissa is a Wyoming native and has been working as a dental assistant for two years. She loves helping people and finds the dental office a great place to do so. She’s looking forward to continuing to learn everything there is to learn as a dental assistant.

When she is not working she can most likely be found reading a book, creatively engaged in some form of art, or playing a video game. Her favorite person to play video games with is her wonderful Husband, with whom she’s been sweethearts since the 4th grade. Melissa and her husband are the proud parents of a year old Blue Heeler.



Dental Assistant

Kaitlyn is a Laramie, Wyoming native. She has spent 4 years in the hotel business and one year as a patient care technician at Ivinson Memorial Hospital. She loves patient care and is excited to continue her love for helping people as a dental assistant. She strives for excellence in the office while gaining experience in the dental field and would eventually like to become a dental hygienist.

When Kaitlyn isn’t working at the office she enjoys hiking, fishing, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying the outdoors with her high school sweetheart and their two dogs.