Meet Our Team

114-3101 Hwy #6, Vernon, BC V1T 9H6 |   250-542-1404  |   info@AbbyDental.ca |  Abby Dental         ﷯ powered by dental marketers est. 1990

114-3101 Hwy #6, Vernon, BC V1T 9H6 |   250-542-1404  |   info@AbbyDental.ca |  Abby Dental         ﷯ powered by dental marketers est. 1990

﷯ powered by dental marketers est. 1990

Shannon Hygienist

Shannon is one of our two resident lefties at Abby Dental Care. Yes, we have two!

 

Shannon completed Dental Hygiene College in Vancouver in 2012 and moved to Vernon shortly after completion. Passionate about dentistry and people, Shannon is always happy to help you with all your dental needs.

 

A nature lover that loves to spend her spare time outdoors, Shannon also loves to cook and enjoy our amazing Okanagan wine!

 

In the winter you will find Shannon at Silver Star Mountain, but not if the Green Bay Packers are playing; if the Pack is playing Shannon will be at home cheering them on!

 

 

Lauren Hygienist

Lauren grew up in Abbotsford, and graduated from the Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene in 2013. Lauren has spent most of the past 3 years living and working in Edmonton. Lauren is now excited and happy to be settling in the okanagan with her Fiancé, and having family much closer.

 

In her free time, Lauren enjoys hiking with her dog, golfing, spending time on the water & relaxing with friends.

 

“I greatly look forward to getting to know each & every one of my patients while providing thorough & gentle care. I pride myself on patient education & I’ve found my passion in preventative dental care & I hope to pass a little of that passion along to my patients”-Lauren

 

 

Erika Dental Assistant

Erika has been working as a Dental Assistant since November, 2011.

 

Erika began her career in Alberta, working there for 6 years, and then in August of 2017, Erika moved to Vernon and joined Abby Dental Care where she absolutely loves her job.

 

Erika is our Okanagan Girl and loves boating, camping, biking or just relaxing in the sun. It’s not just the summer where Erika relaxes best, in the winter months Erika enjoys curling and flying on a snowmobile!

 

Erika looks forward to helping you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted.

 

 

Samantha Dental Assistant

Samantha is originally from New Brunswick and completed her Dental Assisting diploma at Holland College in Prince Edward Island in 2010.

 

After hopping around Canada working as a CDA, Sam is happy to call Vernon, BC her home with her husband and 2 daughters. When Sam isn’t at the office, you can find her either wakeboarding on Okanagan Lake or skiing at Silver Star Mountain.

 

Taylor Dental Assistant

Taylor is one of our incredible dental assistants. She returned to us from mat-leave a few months ago and we’re so glad to have her back! Taylor lights up our office with her smile and great sense of humour.

 

Taylor grew up in Nelson B.C. and graduated as a dental assistant from The College of the Rockies, in Cranbrook. Her weekends are dedicated to her family, and adventuring. Taylor is also currently on maternity leave.

 

“What I like most about working at Abby is  interacting with our wonderful patients !”

-Taylor

 

 

Jenn Dental Assistant

Jenn moved here from Red Deer in 2013 and graduated from the CDA program at Okanagan College shortly after. Jenn loves the outdoors, making the okanagan a perfect place to live; from rock climbing/bouldering, hiking, and cliff jumping in the summer, to snowboarding, skating and snuggling up by the fire with a good book in the winter.

 

Jenn is looking forward to expanding her knowledge and skills in general dentistry at Abby Dental.

 

 

Alyssa Reception

Alyssa is one of the first smiling faces you’ll see when you come to visit everyone here at Abby Dental Care.

 

Alyssa moved to beautiful Okanagan 3 years ago, where she graduated the Dental Administrative Program at the Vernon Okanagan College. Alyssa has been passionate about the dental industry for a few years now and loves her ever-growing position with Abby Dental Care!

 

Alyssa works with our patients helping them to understand their treatment plans and how their investments in their oral health will be of benefit to them.

 

On weekends you’ll catch Alyssa hiking with her dog Jasper, relaxing on Kalamalka Lake or snowboarding at Silver Star Mountain! Alyssa is currently on maternity leave and is excited to welcome her new born baby into the world.

 

 

Corinne Reception

Corinne has been part of our Dental Administration team since January of 2017. Along with her many administrative duties, Corinne is very dedicated to assisting patients with their dental appointments, insurance needs and helps to address any questions or concerns to ensure our patients have a pleasant experience.

 

Corinne brings with her a love of health care and 20 years experience as a Dental Assistant in various types of dental offices, including Orthodontic practices, hospital settings and various administrative roles.

 

Corinne enjoys quiet time with her 3 children and can often be found outdoors doing various activities in all 4 of the beautiful seasons the Okanagan has to offer. Corinne also keeps herself busy volunteering in the community.

 

“I enjoy my time at work and love the fun, friendly vibe we have in the office while still focusing on patient care and building relationships with my team members and our patients.”

 

 

Tia Reception

Tia is one of the wonderful front desk/receptionists here at Abby Dental Care. Tia graduated from Okanagan College with a certificate in Nursing Administration in 2018.

 

Tia was born in Enderby which is located 30 minutes north of Vernon.

 

Tia loves boating, swimming, hiking, camping, and most of the outdoor activities that the Okanagan Valley has to offer.

 

 

Sarah Reception

Sarah is originally from Alberta, where she started her career in dentistry. Spanning 3 decades, Sarah started her career in dental assisting, but quickly moved to reception and treatment coordination, where her passion remains.

 

Sarah and her family moved to the Okanagan almost 15 years ago, after travelling and living in different cities in Canada and the United States. During this time she was a seminar speaker and consultant who specializes in patient care, scheduling, and treatment planning/coordination.

 

On her days off you will find Sarah hiking with her beloved dog (Quito), golfing, tearing up the lake in her little speed boat, or playing in the local dart league!

 

You can now find Sarah at our front desk where she looks forward to making new friends and assisting you in making your dental appointment a great experience.

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