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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. 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 […]
Dr. Jeff KrawchukTrue Dental
Dr. Jeff is originally from Edmonton, Alberta. He attended the University of Alberta where he graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2009. He worked in the Edmonton area for a year and a half before making the move to the Okanagan in February 2011.
Dr. Zachary LoomerTrue Dental
Dr. Zachary Loomer grew up in Kelowna and graduated from KSS in 2006. After achieving his Bachelor of Science from the University of Victoria, Zac attended and graduated from one of the most elite institutions, the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University in Massachusetts. Zac is the son of esteemed local periodontist Dr. Steve Faigan and Thompson Okanagan Dental Society fundraising chairperson Gayle Faigan. He has known Dr. Don for over 15 years and is excited for the opportunity to join him and the rest of the amazing team at True Dental. Zac prides himself in providing top-quality dentistry in a relaxed, no pressure environment. He takes time to fully explain treatment plan proposals so his patients can make educated and informed decision’s regarding their oral healthcare needs. Zac is comfortable working with anxious and ‘dental-phobic’ clients, as he enjoys making visits to the dentist easy and fun. Being the eldest of 5 siblings the ‘big brother’ personality shines through and it shows during his interactions with the younger clients… Looks like Dr. Don might have some competition! Dr. Zac is looking forward to mastering his skills, growing his passion and becoming an integral part of the True […]
Dr. Mike AbougoushSummerland Dental
Dr Mike Abougoush grew up in Kelowna B.C. He did his undergraduate Science degree at UBC while playing Junior Varsity then Varsity hockey with the UBC Thunderbirds. He graduated from UBC Dental School in 2001, and after working several years in the lower mainland moved back to the Okanagan in the summer of 2005. Dr. Abougoush continues advanced levels of study in all aspects of dentistry. He is currently an active member of the KoisCentre for Advanced Dental Learning based out of Seattle Washington with Dr. John Kois. He graduated from the program in 2009 and is now a Kois Center Mentor. Dr. Abougoush is also an active member of PRSS (Predictable Restorative and Surgical Solutions) with Dr. Norm Ickert in Abbotsford, B.C. He continues to take advanced training in implant surgery and is an active member of their surgical residency.