Everyone here does excellent work, and it's a fun office. My rating is 5++++++++++ stars!
– Blake

This is a fun and friendly place to get dental work. I love Dr. Holden and his staff. They are professional, and I truly look forward to my visit.
– Susan

Your employees say they cannot envision working elsewhere. Their attitude carries through to us – your patients.
– Garey

The Oscar goes to each and every one of you for outstanding work performance in your field. Congratulations! Thanks for all that you do – for your kindness, for caring, for being the best.
– Sophia

Thank you from the Malika children near the town of Guatuso, Costa Rica. The children loved the toothbrushes you sent more than all the other supplies we brought them. Thank you again.
– Ann and Alyssa

Meet Dr. Holden

Joyfully Creating Smiles for 30 years

Dr. Clarence Holden, DDS, has been joyfully creating smiles in the Mount Vernon area since 1982. Dr. Holden grew up the Wisconsin and stayed close to home until he joined the United States Army. After serving in the Army, Dr. Holden received his dental degree from the University of Minnesota. He then became a dentist in the United States Public Health Service, which brought him to Mount Vernon.

Committed to Learning

Dr. Holden is committed to staying up-to-date with advancements in dentistry. He serves as an Affiliated Instructor at the University of Washington Dental School. He is also a member of the

  • Washington State Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Pacific Gold Study Club
  • Mount Baker District Dental Society (past President)

Involved in the Community

Dr. Holden is activity involved in the community. He loves the theater. You might have seen him on stage as Daddy Warbucks in Annie, General Waverly in White Christmas, or the Wizard in The Wizard of Oz (which Cally directed). Whether bald or bearded, Dr. Holden loves making an audience smile and being part of the cast and crew. Dr. Holden was recently cast in Les Miserables, as the man under the cart and Legally Blonde - The Musical.  Dr. Holden’s involvement doesn’t end on the stage. He is or has been involved in

  • Rotary Club of Mount Vernon (past President)
  • Fidalgo Youth Symphony (past Treasurer)
  • Skagit Valley Chorale
  • Skagit Opera
  • YMCA (past board member)
  • Theater Arts Guild Board
  • Lyric Light Opera
  • Anacortes Community Theatre
  • Cardinal Boosters Tennis Club
  • Skagit Performing Arts Council