Dr. Hilary PadaDentist
I was inspired to pursue a career in dentistry by job shadowing my childhood dentist. I saw patients entering the office – individuals, families – young to old. It was so clear that each of these patients were not just a mouth, but a human being – body and mind. They came with anxiety, special needs, in the midst of a busy day, or just relaxed with trust knowing they were in good hands. Watching the appointments, I saw the fine detail to the technical parts of the job an all the interpersonal aspects of the day together. This suited many of my personal interests. UBC Dental School enlarged the picture with scientific study of dental materials, human anatomy along with all the technical dentistry, and the artistry involved in the clinical work. It was there I met Dr. Angelyn Salaberry, and we grew a friendship also based on passions for the outdoors and mountain biking. We graduated together in 2000 and headed to separate paths for the next few years. I completed the UBC General Dental Residency especially enjoying the aspects of hospital and emergency care, as well as my introduction to Oral Oncology. Dental aspects of caring for […]
Dr. Trent Bevans DMDAbby Dental
Dr. Trent Bevans and his family (wife Cathy, son Maverick, daughter Hadley) are very happy to be able to call the beautiful Okanagan home. He grew up on the windy plains of southern Alberta in the small town of Raymond. After graduating high school he spent two years in the heat of Arizona where he was a missionary for his church. From 2006 – 2012 Dr. Bevans attended the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon Sk where he graduated with his degree as a Doctor of Dental Medicine DMD. In 2010 Dr. Bevans joined the Canadian Armed Forces this required him to spend the next two summers in St. Jean Quebec completing basic training (boot camp). After graduation Dr. Bevans was promoted to the rank of Captain in the army and was subsequently posted to CFB Cold Lake where he provided comprehensive dental treatment to the military members stationed there. While in the military Dr. Bevans received excellent additional training in Endodontics (root canal treatment), Periodontics (surgeries and treatment of the gums) and Oral Surgery (complicated surgical extractions of wisdom teeth). During this time Dr. Bevans was also able to further his training and experience in Orthodontics and looks forward to […]
Dr. Tara KelleyLandmark Dental
Dr. Tara Kelley obtained her Doctorate in Medical Dentistry (DMD) at the prestigious University of Saskatchewan’s dental program, receiving distinction in 1999. In her completion year, she participated in a two-month externship in Mexico City gaining invaluable experience within a mobile unit while providing dental care to lower socio-economic communities. Returning to her home city of Regina, her professional practice began in general dentistry. Transitioning to the second half of her career, Dr. Kelley relocated to the beautiful Okanagan in pursuit of it’s unique lifestyle, weather, and proximity to her parents. While practicing in Regina, Dr. Kelley was an active member of the Regina Dental Society, with whom she served a four-year term. Volunteering annually as an interviewer for potential applicants to the University of Saskatchewan’s Dental College, Dr. Kelley feels contributing to the future of dentistry allows her to stay connected and relevant within her field. Committed to working for a term at SIAST (Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology) within the dental assisting program extended her the opportunity to teach assisting skills and share her passion for dentistry with others. Especially fond of pediatric dentistry, Dr. Kelley considers working within the age-defined specialty an opportunity to guarantee […]
Dr. Peter CormillotSummerland Dental
Dr Peter Cormillot, DMD, grew up in Toronto and graduated from the dental faculty at the University of Manitoba in 1980. He has been practising dentistry for the last thirty years. After running a successful general and cosmetic esthetic dental practice in Toronto, Dr.Cormillot and his family moved to the Okanagan in 2006. In addition to general and cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Cormillot has a keen passion for and has pursued extensive advanced preparation in, orthodontics (braces) and botox treatments, which reflect his astute eye to detail when assisting patients to achieve their optimal overall oral health. He is avid participant in continuing education initiatives and actively pursues advanced levels of study in all aspects of dentistry.
Dr. Kevin HeadTrue Dental
Dr. Kevin Head developed a keen interest in the field of health care at a young age with influence from his own family dentist and Dentistry quickly became his true passion. Being born and raised in Winnipeg, MB; Kevin attended the University of Winnipeg for four years. Kevin attained a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Biochemistry, and then received his D.M.D from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba in 2011. Kevin made the move to Kelowna in 2015 and has loved every minute of it! His attention to detail, combined with his caring nature, is well suited to his pursuit of excellence in the practice of dentistry and we are thrilled to have him as part of our team.
Dr. Don MacRaeTrue Dental
Dr. Don MacRae, known better as ‘Dr. Don” to his patients, graduated from dental school with his D.M.D degree at the University of Saskatchewan in 1990. While practicing in Saskatoon, he also was a part-time faculty member at the College of Dentistry. After three years, he and his family moved to the Okanagan to start Peachland Dental Centre in 1993.
Dr. Peter CormillotTrue Dental
Dr. Peter Cormillot grew up in Toronto and graduated from the dental faculty at the University of Manitoba in 1980. After running a successful general and cosmetic esthetic dental practice in Toronto, Dr.Cormillot and his family moved to the Okanagan in 2006 to join Peachland Dental.
Dr. Brent CorlazzoliLandmark Dental
Dr. Brent Corlazzoli obtained his BSc and DMD at the University of British Columbia in 1996. Brent practiced in Castlegar, British Columbia before moving to Kelowna, where he started his practice in 1999. Because of his passion for cosmetic dentistry and providing fabulous results for his patients, Brent remained on the leading edge for providing advanced and superior service through laser, and digital imaging. Because of Brent’s commitment to working with superior materials coupled with highest Aesthetics, he cofounded Kastle Mills Corp In 2007 and was sole owner from 2008 until sale Feb 2013 to Argen Canada, the world’s largest metal refiner of dental alloys. Brent was past president of Thompson Okanagan dental society and of the Kelowna dental society and Key opinion leader for 3i, with respect to digital impression of their encode system. Brent was the first dentist in Canada to use Trios, leader for digital impressions in the world. Because of his expertise in laser technique, digital impressions and passionate eye for quality, Brent was interviewed in Chicago by Dentistry Today ( link) and recognized for creating a superior esthetic result for his patients. Brent is a Speaker on Trios Digital scanners across Canada, as well, a […]