Meet Your Team



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 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


Shelby was born and raised in Vernon, and graduated from the Camosun College Dental Hygiene Program in June 2020. She is excited to be back in the Okanagan and looks forward to her future in the profession!

Shelby loves quality time with friends and family, a good exercise class, and the hot Okanagan summer!


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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.

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


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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.

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Alvina moved from northern Alberta, to the beautiful Okanagan 4 years ago and graduated from the Okanagan College’s dental assistant program in the spring of 2020.

Alvina enjoys hiking, houseplants, snowboarding and camping.

Alvina is currently on maternity leave. 

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Maddie was born in Castlegar and moved to Lumby 18 years ago.  She enjoys baking, painting, being outside, and hanging out with her family and friends!
“I am super excited to be a part of this fantastic team!”

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Marina grew up in the Okanagan, and graduated from Dental assisting school at Columbia College in Calgary in 2017.

In her free time she enjoys many outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, camping, and snowboarding!

“I am excited to have joined the team and look forward to meeting all of our valued patients at Abby Dental!”



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Danielle took her Certified Dental Assistant course in 2004 from NAIT(Northern Alberta Institute of Technology). While Danielle is still a certified dental assistant, she has been working in the reception area for about 10 years.

She grew up in the Okanagan and in her free time Danielle enjoys going golfing, cooking, camping, and has her own lash and nail business!

“I am excited to be a part of the team and to meet all of the amazing patients!”


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.