Our team at Katie So.
Danielle (Office Administrator)
Danielle started with Dr. So in 2011 when she relocate to Kelowna from Edmonton. Danielle greatly enjoys the knowledge she has obtained working in the dental field and always strives to learn more in order to better assist our patients. In her down time, Danielle enjoys the beautiful outdoor activities Kelowna has to offer, such as camping, swimming and golfing. Most often you can catch her spending time with her bulldogs, Artie and Daisy. You can find Danielle at the front desk to answer any of your scheduling and financial inquires.
Kristine (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Kristine started in dentistry as a Certified Dental Assistant, and she continued on with her education as a graduate from Vancouver Community College as a Dental Hygienist. In 2012, she completed her dental science degree with focus on dental hygiene from the University of British Columbia, and she received a dean’s list award for her university education. With over 14 years dental experience, Kristine uses these two disciplines to provide well-rounded dental hygiene treatment. Her philosophy of care is to provide thorough and gentle clinical skills while incorporating dental education, humor and understanding. Kristine has lived in Kelowna and joined Lakeland dental since 2008. Kristine loves the city, the growing culinary scene, and the surrounding wineries. One can usually find her running along the lake, at a yoga class, or trying a new restaurant in her spare time.
Jennifer (Register Dental Hygienist)
Jennifer is an honour graduate from the University of the Fraser Valley in Chilliwack BC, and has been practicing dental hygiene in the Okanagan ever since. With a passion for the profession, Jennifer joined Lakeland Dental Centre in 2010, bringing her expertise in periodontal therapy and fun-loving spirit. She holds education at high accordance and strives for the most evidence-based practice. In her down time, Jennifer enjoys camping with her husband Josh and her son, Connor.
Kattalia Mackie (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Kattalia, also known as Kat, is a dental hygiene honours graduate of College of New Caledonia. After practicibng for 4 years in Northern BC, she relocated back home to the beautiful Okanagan and joined the Lakeland Dental team in 2014. She takes great pride in providing thorough dental hygiene care for her patients with skilled, gentle hands, a relaxed demeanor and friendly attitude. She is happy to take the time necessary to answer any oral health concerns. When she is not in the office, she is enjoying her adventures with her other half camping in the woods, at music events, or soaking in BC's natural hot springs.
Liz (Certified Dental Assistant)
Liz joined the team at Lakeland Dental Centre in 2006.She graduated from the Certified Dental Assisting Program at Okanagan College. Liz has also furthered her dental education by completing the prosthodontic module. Liz is also a certified with DAANCE. She enjoys all aspects of dental assisting, especially patient care. In her spare time, Liz enjoys gardening, reading, spending time with family and friends and planning her next travel vacation.
Lauren (Certified Dental Assistant)
Lauren graduated from the Certified Dental Assistant Program from Okanagan College back in 2012, and she joined Lakeland Dental Centre shortly after graduating. She enjoys all parts of being a Dental Assistant, and its fast paced and engaging environment. Lauren was born and raised in Kelowna B.C. In her downtime loves being with her family and friends, watching movies, and travelling.