Meet Our Team
We have an amazing team at Kelowna Dental Centre and we know you’ll think so too. Dentistry is not just a job to us, it’s a career that we truly take pride in. Each individual at Kelowna Dental Centre plays a vital role in delivering the highest standard of care and we work as a team to deliver excellence, comfort, and compassion. And we have a lot of fun in the process.
Call us today and set up a meeting with one of our great team members.
Sandy | REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Sandy graduated in 2011 from the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene located in Hamilton Ontario and has been a hygienist with Kelowna Dental Centre ever since. She is passionate about her career in dental hygiene and really values educating her patients and helping them to achieve their optimal oral health goals. Patients rave about her skill and gentle touch. She is an Okanagan girl through and through and wouldn’t dream of being anywhere else. She grew up on her parent’s orchards and continues to enjoy spending lots of time there. Sandy loves the outdoors and her hobbies include spending quality time with her daughter, going for hikes, and photography. Sandy and her husband have one daughter and hope to expand their family soon!
Parveen | REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Parveen grew up in Oliver BC and moved to Vancouver following high-school graduation to pursue a Bachelor of Dental Hygiene degree at UBC. She enjoyed her time in Vancouver but knew the Okanagan was home for her. When Parveen’s not cleaning teeth you can catch her at the beach soaking up the sun! She is delighted to be a part of the Kelowna Dental Centre family since joining the team in June 2017. Parveen’s hobbies include playing sports, enjoying the outdoors, and spending time with her family. As a dental hygienist, she loves coming to work and sharing the knowledge she has gained over the years with her patients in order to help them improve their oral health. She looks forward to meeting all of the amazing patients at Kelowna Dental Centre.
Nicole | REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Nicole is one of our amazing Dental Hygienists at Kelowna Dental Centre. Both her extensive experience and gentle presence is of great value to our patients and she is a true asset to the KDC team. Beyond the dental office walls, Nicole leads the life of a true cowgirl and is known for competitive barrel racing. She enjoys time with her boyfriend, also an avid rider, and her little Chihuahua Chewy.
Kelsey | CLINICAL MANAGER & CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Kelsey is the Clinical Manager at Kelowna Dental Centre and a Certified Dental Assistant. She moved to Kelowna from Calgary nearly two years ago and has been an irreplaceable member at the clinic since her arrival. Kelsey has seven years of dental assisting experience which loans well to her compassionate and dedicated patient care. She thoroughly enjoys getting to know all of our patients and if you have heard a booming cackle-laugh while in our office chances are it was our Kelsey! Outside of work she spends her time with her husband Andy and their two Scottish Terriers exploring the Okanagan.
Krista | CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
In 2013, after living in the Okanagan her entire life, Krista decided to venture out and move to Vancouver after being accepted to the Vancouver Community College as a student in the Certified Dental Assistant program. Following her completion of the program she realized that she missed the Okanagan a great deal and felt compelled to move right back! In the Spring of 2016, Krista joined Kelowna Dental Centre where she has enjoyed expanding her knowledge of dentistry, and assisting Dr. Webster with the extensive and modern procedures offered at our clinic. In her spare time, Krista enjoys playing video games (perhaps too much), reading fantasy novels with a cup of Earl Grey, and getting together with her friends to play Dungeons & Dragons. More recently she has learned how to sew, sculpt, and construct elaborate costumes that she wears to international conventions.
Janessa | CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Born and raised in Fort Nelson BC, Janessa ventured south to the sunny Okanagan in 2015 to study at Okanagan College. Following her completion of the Certified Dental Assisting program she joined Kelowna Dental Centre where she is valued for both her sweet personality and dedicated patient care. When not assisting, Janessa is a true fitness enthusiast and a dedicated water drinker! She loves spending time outdoors and hiking whenever and wherever she can!
Tara | CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Originally from Northern BC, Tara is a recent resident of Kelowna and valuable new addition to Kelowna Dental Centre. She began with our clinic shortly after graduating from the CDA program in 2017. When not assisting, Tara loves spending time with her family and friends; camping, hiking, and always in search of somewhere new to travel!
Carla | CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Native to White Rock, B.C and a recent resident to Vernon, Carla is thrilled to be back working in Kelowna where she completed her undergrad studies at UBCO in 2015. A year into her career as a CDA, she is thrilled to have joined the Kelowna Dental Centre team and eager as ever to continue learning about the field of Dentistry. When she’s not in the clinic you can find her mapping out her next world travel, drawing in her sketchbook, baking goodies in the kitchen, or cracking a good pun. Tooth be told, she feels flossome about what her future holds in the Okanagan!
Becca | CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Becca works side-by-side with the dentist to ensure all patients have an enjoyable experience. She is truly passionate about dentistry and committed to providing excellent patient care in a calm, caring, and gentle manner – Perfect for those nervous about their visit. When not in the clinic you’ll often find Becca out and about with her camera capturing the perfect moment! When she’s not behind the lens she loves reading, spending time with family and friends and exploring the outdoors with her husband and their dog Toby.
Leanne | Administrative Manager
Leanne made an adventurous move from Kawartha Lakes Ontario, to Kelowna with her young family in the summer of 2011. During the Spring of 2015, she joined the Kelowna Dental Centre and is delighted everyday to provide optimal care to both our patients and team. The team and patients alike value her dedication and incredibly caring ways. Outside of the office Leanne is a practicing artist with a Fine Arts degree from Brock University and operates an art studio out of her home. She is a trained and experienced florist, musician, avid reader & aspiring writer, and well…just a flat-out enthusiast of anything that allows her to be creative! Her passion and curiosity carry over into her attention for detail at the practice. She and her husband are the parents of two fabulous kids and time spent with them is what she values more than anything. Together they love residing in the Okanagan and adore having their pick of endless destinations to explore!
Holly | ADMINISTRATOR
Holly has been with Kelowna Dental Centre since March 2017. Having established a steep history in customer service and administration, Holly enjoys applying this experience while providing dedicated service to our patients at the front desk. When away from her post, Holly can be found camping with her partner throughout the Okanagan and beyond, paddling with her local dragon boat team, or lazing at the lake. Originally from England, Holly considers herself to be a fish and chips aficionado and is a diligent watcher of Coronation Street!
Caitlin | ADMINISTRATOR
Caitlin grew up in Whitehorse, Yukon and started exploring Canada a year after her graduation in 2003. She wanted to see other cities and go in search of exciting new opportunities. She acquired her Hairstylist certificate which has continued as a hobby while her primary career for the past seven years has been in the medical field working for a variety of offices with a range of specializations. Caitlin recently joined Kelowna Dental Centre as an Office Administrator and is truly excited to have joined this amazing team.
Jill | ADMINISTRATOR
Jill is originally from a small town in Northern British Columbia, and with that comes a love of nature’s beauty and a genuine hatred for mosquitoes! She was excited to join Kelowna Dental Centre during the summer of 2017 and has been a wonderful addition to our administrative team. When not at her desk she loves engaging in her many passions which include riding her horses, ranching, hiking, running, and traveling. Jill loves being a part of the Kelowna Dental Centre family and looks forward to a future within the dental field. ~Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching~