• Acorn Plaza, 2300 Carrington Rd #360 West Kelowna BC V4T 2N6 CA

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The Carrington Dental Centre Team

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The Carrington Dental Team | West Kelowna Dentist

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Colleen, West Kelowna Patient Coordinator


Patient Coordinator

Colleen is a BC girl who grew up in the Lower Mainland and relocated to West Kelowna in 2000. Her career in the dental industry started right after she graduated high school.

Colleen has enjoyed working as a dental receptionist as well as a chairside dental assistant over the years. She loves to learn and grow as a person and is always up for new challenges. Colleen joined Dr. Powell's office in 2007 and was a huge help through the transition of starting up our new location.

Colleen is very happy to be a part of Dr. Powell's team and looks forward to providing care and excellent service to all patients.

Jacky, West Kelowna Patient Coordinator


Patient Coordinator

Jacky was born in England, but raised in Richmond, BC. She had been in the dental field as a patient coordinator for over 30 years. She prides herself on being able to help patients with all of the dental administrative needs to help them achieve good dental health.

Jacky and her husband moved to West Kelowna from Steveston (Richmond) in 2016. When not at the office, Jacky enjoys travelling, gardening, reading and all of the activities the beautiful Okanagan has to offer.

Jolene, West Kelowna Patient Coordinator


Patient Coordinator

Jolene's goal is to greet every patient with a smile when they walk up to our front desk. She has been in dentistry since 2011. Starting at a clinic in Calgary, AB. Jolene was a Sterilization Technician after graduating from SAIT with a Medical Device Reprocessing Technician Certificate.

Jolene became a part of our team in 2015. Starting as our Sterilization Technician, Jolene was eager to learn more about dentistry and expanded into our Hygiene team where she assisted our hygienists. She then wanted to be more directly involved with our patients, so expanded into our Administration team.

Now Jolene's focus is on helping to provide each patient with the highest quality of dental care. Jolene enjoys learning new skills and helping our patients any way she can

Monique, West Kelowna Patient Coordinator


Patient Coordinator

Monique's main role is as your patient coordinator. Her focus is on booking your appointments based on your oral health needs. Her goal is to help you find convenient times to see your friendly dentist or dental hygienist. Monique and her family emigrated from the Netherlands 11 years ago to make the beautiful Okanagan their home.

After being in the banking industry for more than 20 years she decided to do something totally different and took the Dental Administration Course at Okanagan College. In 2017 Monique joined our team at Carrington Dental and she loves working at the front desk and providing excellent service to our great patients.

In her spare time Monique enjoys traveling, snowboarding, hiking, fishing and spending time with her family in the great outdoors.

Olga, West Kelowna Patient Coordinator


Patient Coordinator

Olga moved to the Okanagan in 2020 and now calls Peachland home. Her love for working with people and building relationships has led to her career as Carrington Dental's Hygiene Coordinator.

Many years in customer service and as a dynamo office manager in Vancouver are just some of the experience she brings to the practice.

Fun fact! She loves her teeth and the many procedures she has gone through to get her smile to what it is today.  Her love for dentistry and the appreciation of what a good dentist & team can do for a patient are an inspiration to her!

Melissa, West Kelowna Patient Coordinator


Patient Coordinator

Bio coming soon!

Dental Hygienists

Sharmaine, West Kelowna Clinic Coordinator - Dental Hygienist


Clinic Coordinator - RDH

Sharmaine is a registered dental hygienist who co-founded Carrington Dental Centre, along with Dr. Gary Powell in 1998. She graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1996 following her passion for helping people, using her hands and loving teeth.

After many years of providing hands-on dental hygiene care and managing a small dental practice, she played a key role in bringing together 6 excellent dentists and a team of dental professionals to open Carrington Dental Centre.

At Carrington Dental Centre we try to offer all dental services under one roof and always have dentists on call for emergencies. We have a team that works together to mentor and inspire each other. We see patients of all ages and provide services from basic to advanced care. We give treatment options and let you decide whether you just want to get out of pain or whether you are looking to achieve the “Hollywood” smile of your dreams. We have brought together a team that loves what we do and is here to help you.

Our goal is to continue to make sure patients are well taken care of and that we can help each person achieve their smile goals as efficiently and comfortably as possible.

Sharmaine loves being part of the West Kelowna Community. She and Gary have raised two kids who have graduated from Mount Boucherie and are now attending university. In her spare time, she enjoys soaking up the sights by hiking, skiing or walking her dogs. Reading or spending time with family and friends over a good meal are other favourites.

Jennie, West Kelowna Sterilization And Hygiene Assistant


Sterilization And Hygiene Assistant

Jennie is the friendly face helping during your hygiene appointment. She is kept busy disinfecting and setting up rooms before and after you enter your appointments.

She is a Medical Device Reprocessing Technician who sterilizes our instruments to hospital standards. Jennie received her education at Okanagan Collage. She has been with Carrington Dental since 2017. She is also proud to be part of the oral surgical team working hard to provide a safe and caring environment for patients.

Jennie was born and raised in Peachland and spends most of her time enjoying the beauty of the Okanagan. From snowshoeing in the winter to quadding, camping and paddle boarding in the summer.

Anna, West Kelowna Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

My name is Anna Couch and I am a Registered Dental Hygienist at Carrington Dental Centre.

Having many years clinical experience including pedodontics and periodontics, I am dedicated to helping all family members achieve their best oral health. I enjoy connecting with people and helping them feel comfortable in the office.

I recently moved from rural Ontario to West Kelowna to be closer to my family. Outside of work, my passions include travelling, camping and hiking. I look forward to exploring the beauty and lifestyle the Okanagan Valley has to offer.

Elysha, West Kelowna Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

Elysha joined Carrington Dental in March 2021. She was born and raised in Prince George, BC. She began her post-secondary studies at the College of New Caledonia in Prince George before setting off to Ontario to complete her diploma in dental hygiene at Toronto College of Dental Hygiene Auxiliaries.

Elysha graduated with high honors in February 2020. Elysha started her career in Vernon and then decided to make West Kelowna her home. Elysha has always been passionate about the dental field. Her bubbly and empathetic personality make every visit with her very enjoyable.

She is the perfect addition to our team. In her free time, she loves hanging out with family and friends, hiking and baking with her grandma.

Lisa, West Kelowna Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

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Dirrae, West Kelowna Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

Bio coming soon!

Mandie, West Kelowna Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

Bio coming soon!

Dental Assistants

Mel, West Kelowna Dental Assistant


Certified Dental Assistant

Mel strives to provide each patient with a positive dental experience every time they walk through our door.

She enjoys communicating with our patients with a goal of providing great patient-centred care.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Stacey, West Kelowna Dental Assistant


Treatment Coordinator / Certified Dental Assistant

Stacey was born and raised in the beautiful Okanagan. She has loved living in West Kelowna for the past 16 years.

She received her dental education from Vancouver Community College and enjoys all aspects of dentistry. She has experience on the clinical side of dentistry, assisting with restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, crown and bridge, root canals and taking radiographs.

She has also worked on the administrative side by coordinating treatment plans, scheduling appointments, and working with insurance companies providing patient estimates and financial details. Stacey enjoys helping patients understand all of their dental care options, answering questions and helping them with all aspects of their dental care.

In her personal time, Stacey enjoys spending time with her son and friends. She enjoys all the activities the Okanagan has to offer throughout all the beautiful seasons.

Terry, West Kelowna Dental Assistant


Patient Coordinator / Certified Dental Assistant

It is with enthusiasm that I can say I love being part of the Carrington Dental team.

I have been a certified dental assistant for 35 years. Treatment planning is my passion and helping patients understand their options. I grew up in Peachland and attended Okanagan College for my training.

My family and fitness training are my other passions. I am blessed to enjoy the Okanagan lifestyle. I always look forward to seeing our patients wonderful smiles.

Christopher, West Kelowna Dental Assistant


Certified Dental Assistant

Chris was born in Cape Town, South Africa. He met his wife in the UK and has been living in Canada for 13 years. Chris and his family feel very fortunate to be living life in the Okanagan.

He took his CDA training in Ottawa ON, graduating in 2011. Chris enjoys all aspects of dentistry. 

He thoroughly enjoys assisting in surgical related procedures including life-changing aesthetic cases. Helping patients feel at ease and as comfortable as possible gives him great job satisfaction.

Chris enjoys serving patients and looks forward to meeting you.”

Jolene, West Kelowna Dental Assistant


Certified Dental Assistant

Jolene is a certified dental assistant and she has called the Okanagan home for 15 years.

She enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a passion for crowns and surgery. She graduated in 2001 and loves getting to know her patients and helping them obtain their best oral health.

She lives in West Kelowna with her husband and 2 young children. She enjoys camping with her family, fishing, spending time with friends, and sampling local Okanagan wine! She is happy to be a part of the Carrington Dental team and looks forward to meeting you!

Filomena, West Kelowna Dental Assistant


Certified Dental Assistant

Bio coming soon!

D-Ann, West Kelowna Dental Assistant


Certified Dental Assistant

Originally from the Fraser Valley, D-Ann attended University College of the Fraser Valley and has been a registered dental assistant since January 1997. She completed her orthodontic module and worked as an orthodontic assistant for 6 years before going into Oral Surgery.

She has obtained her Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification. Oral Surgery is her passion and she is excited to be part of a great group of individuals working together to accomplish the goal of providing a safe and caring environment for patients with surgical needs. D-Ann aims to calm anxiety and put each of our patients at ease before, during and after surgery.

D-Ann enjoys spending quality time with her husband and three dogs. She also loves fishing, boating and travelling to new places.



Certified Dental Assistant

Mackenna was born and raised in the Okanagan Valley, attaining her high school diploma from Kelowna Secondary School and Certified Dental Assisting certificate from Okanagan College. Currently, she is working at continuing her education in sciences to further pursue dentistry.

Mackenna enjoys many of the hands-on and fast-paced aspects of her career as a Certified Dental Assistant. She especially enjoys supporting and making connections with patients, assisting crown and bridge restorations, emergency procedures, and working along-side a great team of dental professionals. She is passionate about providing the most efficient and comfortable treatment for patients.

When out of office, Mackenna is most often spending time with her family and friends, hiking, wine tasting, and paddle boarding on Okanagan Lake.

"I am excited to be working with our patients at Carrington Dental Centre."



Certified Dental Assistant

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Certified Dental Assistant

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