Shanti – Manager
Laura – Administrator
With over 10 years of dental experience, Laura is competent in various settings including general, pediatric and institutional practices. Now an administrator, her knowledge as a Certified Dental Assistant, as well as her involvement in the hospitals, have proven invaluable in creating mutually rewarding patient relationships.
At home, Laura is a devoted mom and is proud of her Black Belt protégé son, Dylan. Together they enjoy cycling, concerts and anything Harry Potter.
Kaori – Certified Dental Assistant
Kaori is a 2014 graduate of the Vancouver Community College Certified Dental Assisting program. Prior to dentistry, she worked in tourism in Vancouver for 10 years. She believes in creating a positive dental experience for all ages. She strives to provide a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere for our great patients.
Outside of the office, she enjoys biking, rock climbing and traveling.
Katherine – Certified Dental Assistant
Katherine graduated from the Camosun College CDA program June 2016 with the Academic Award of Excellence, with further training as a Certified Sedation Assistant obtained after graduation. After spending a majority of her practicum at Oak Bay Dental, she knew this was where she had to be. When Katherine isn’t busy with helping patients and keeping appointments on time, she’s looking for ways to continue educating herself in the dental field.
In her spare time, Katherine keeps on working! You can find her up on the university campus whipping up some latte art at the bookstore cafe. At home, she spends time cooking and spending time with her partner Matthew and their hedgehog Mako.
Sarah – Registered Dental Hygienist
Sarah is a 2013 graduate of the Camosun College dental hygiene program and is pleased to have returned to the dental field. Dental hygiene has provided her with an opportunity to interact with individuals on a daily basis and support them in achieving their oral health goals. Prior to graduating as a registered dental hygienist, Sarah enjoyed working and expanding her skills as a certified dental assistant.
Outside of work, Sarah loves running, hiking, quadding, and camping with her husband Christian and their “doggy- daughter” Kona. Sarah’s passions include painting and learning new languages — she is currently committed to learning German, making her almost trilingual. Above all, she values being an aunty and is pleased to have two nieces and a baby nephew.
Jamie – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jamie is a 2013 graduate of the Camosun College Dental Hygiene Program. She has a background as a Certified Dental Assistant and has over six years of experience working in the dental field. Jamie is passionate about dental hygiene and strives to provide a caring and supportive environment each day. By setting goals and providing individualized treatment, Jamie works with each of her patients to help them achieve optimal oral health.
Outside of work Jamie enjoys cooking, yoga, reading and getting outside with her husband Andrew and their dog Cinder.