We pride ourselves on collaboration, education, and team work to provide the highest level of patient care. We love what we do and follow the motto "you are more than just teeth!" Our team is 100% committed to patient-centred care. Our goal is to continue to grow a reputation as a place that fosters a culture where we listen, evaluate, educate and choices made by our patients.
Cindy is our clinic coordinator. She opened the practice with Dr. Mark and loves working with and helping people. After twelve years in the dental industry, her experience and attention to detail are a great asset to the practice. Her role has evolved several times throughout the years, and we are thankful she is adaptable and excited to create systems that enhance the office.
When not at the office, Cindy and her husband have two active kids, a dog, and a cat. Ever the B.C. girls she loves to camp, fish, explore the Okanagan, check out local wineries, and attend her kids sporting events. Her favourite activity is to be the mom on the sidelines cheering her kids on, or at the lake!
Kristen joined the Kelowna Dental Solutions team in June 2019 as an office administrator. She started working in the dental field in 1999 and received her certificate in Dental Assisting in 2006 from Vancouver Community College. She is well versed in both the clinical and the administrative side of dentistry and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Kristen grew up in the lower mainland and recently moved to Kelowna. She feels blessed to live in this beautiful city and has quickly found it feels like home. In her spare time, she takes advantage of all the Okanagan has to offer. You can find her camping, hiking, out for a paddle in her canoe or checking out the local wineries with her fiancé.
Margot’s love for people and her willingness to help others led her to pursue a career in dentistry. She strives to create a fun, safe, and open environment for both staff and patients. She attended Vancouver Community College in 2013 and graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant. She is certified in Orthodontics and is the clinic treatment coordinator and multi-task master! She currently Working with a like-minded team, being encouraged to think outside the box, and having the pleasure of witnessing incredible transformations, are just a few reasons she finds our clinic extraordinary.
Outside the clinic, Margot spends her time playing with her son, cycling, scootering, running, and laughing---exploring the world together!
Rachel is of our Certified Dental Assistants. She graduated from Okanagan College in June of 2019 and joined the team in August. She hopes her career as a CDA allows her to grow and learn more about dentistry every day. Rachel plans to take her Orthodontic module to be able to expand her skillset.
Rachel moved to Kelowna five years ago from Saskatoon. Ever since she’s been here, she has enjoyed the beautiful lakes and mountains. She is either at the beach or exploring a new trail on Knox mountain during the summer. In the winter months, Rachel enjoys skiing with her family or jetting out to find a beach somewhere warm.
Sarah graduated in 2002 with a Diploma of Dental Hygiene from Camosun College in Victoria with the Highest Overall Achievement Award. She then began her career in her hometown Prince Rupert. She moved to the Okanagan in 2004 for the climate and lifestyle and is now a busy mom to twin daughters and a labradoodle puppy. Sarah is an avid runner, and when life allows, she can be spotted racing along the Greenway. She also loves tackling home renovation projects and painting portraits.
Tiffany attended Coastal Bend College in Texas and graduated in 1999 with an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. After working in private practice and representing a large dental company, she went back to school and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Hawaii, where she graduated Phi Lambda Theta National Honors Society. A lifelong passion for learning has provided many personal and professional opportunities for Tiffany to attend courses and mentor fellow hygienists. She prides herself in staying current with the latest research in preventive oral health.
Tiffany worked for Dr. Mark at the start of her career and feels she’s come full circle to work alongside him again in Kelowna. She loves to be a part of a supportive team. Tiffany and her husband are involved with their three active children and their various activities. She loves to paddleboard, ski, kayak, restore furniture, cook and practice yoga but most of all supporting her kids!
Wendy is a registered dental hygienist with over 28 years working in general and specialty dental hygiene practice, with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UBC Vancouver and her Diploma in Dental Hygiene, she provides advanced skill and knowledge to care for her patients of all ages. She is also a dental hygiene clinical trainer helping other hygienists learn advanced dental hygiene skills.
Wendy’s ultimate goal is to help people to feel comfortable and cared for in the dental chair. She provides thorough dental hygiene care with a very gentle caring touch. By supporting and understanding her patients, she helps them learn about their health and make their own informed decisions. She absolutely loves Kelowna and has lived here since 2003 with her husband and two kids. She has earned her Black Belt in Tae KwonDo and also enjoys skiing, watercolor/ acrylic painting and yoga. She looks forward to welcoming new patients and continuing to help her existing loyal patients. She is excited to be a part of the amazing team at Kelowna Dental Solutions.