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.
Vanessa (Office Administrator)
Vanessa started her career in Dental Assisting in 1990 in Edmonton. She has worked as dental assistant in Halifax, Toronto and even Bermuda. Her husband and her moved back to Edmonton in 2003 to settle down. Finally, moving to Kelowna in 2011 where Vanessa remained in dental assisting until 2015. After twenty five years in assisting, she accepted a job as hygiene coordinator with Lakeland Dental Centre. Her children have taken over as her extra activites, but have been included in her love of adventure, travel and enjoying beautiful Kelowna.
Kristine (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Kristine has been a Registered Dental Hygienst at Lakeland Dental Centre since 2008. She has a thorough background in dental education with a certificate in Certified Dental Assisting from Malaspina University, a diploma in Dental Hygiene from Vancouver Community College, and a degree in Dental Science (Dental Hygiene) from The University of British Columbia. She recieved a dean's list award for her university education. With over 19 years of dental experience, Kristine uses these 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 since 2008, and has loved watching this beautiful city grow. One can usually see her running along the lake with her schnauzer, Stevie, taking in a yoga class, or trying a new restaurant in her spare time.
Jennifer (Registered 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 children, Connor and Cara.
Erin (Certified Dental Assistant)
Erin was born and raised in British Columbia. She has been working as a Certified Dental Assistant for 19 years. Erin enjoys playing all kinds of sports and traveling the world. She has unselfishly devoted her time in the past doing volunteer dental work for the underprivileged in both Guatemala and Nicaragua.
Jenna (Certified Dental Assistant)
Jenna graduated from the Certifed Dental Assistant Progam from Okanagan College in 2016. She enjoys many different aspects of assisting from the fast paced environment to always learning something new to further her knowledge in the dental field. Jenna was born and raised in Kelowna B.C. In her down time you can find her hiking the beautiful Okanagan trails, travelling to different countries or enjoying a nice cup of tea while watching a movie.