Meet Our Dentists

For full service dentistry for your whole family, you can trust the friendly, professional dentists at Carrington Dental in West Kelowna.

Dr. Gary Powell, Carrington Dental Centre, West Kelowna

Dr. Gary Powell, Principal Dentist, BSc, DMD 

Gary Powell has been practicing dentistry since 1996. He enjoys helping people of all ages to improve their dental health and their smiles.

With many advances in science and technology, it is an exciting time to be a dentist. Gary provides excellent care in all areas of dentistry, using available dental technology.

He is a strong believer in giving back to the community and being part of the dental community. He sponsors many youth sports and organizations that help support West Kelowna.

Gary grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His education began on a baseball scholarship to the United States where he played baseball while attending university for three years.

He returned to the University of Manitoba where he completed his Bachelor of Science in June 1992, and then his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1996.

He met his wife, Sharmaine, who was taking dental hygiene in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba. They both graduated in 1996. He began his dental career in Calgary, AB, at a busy family practice.

After a vacation in the Okanagan, he and his wife decided to move to Westbank and start a dental practice and a family in September 1998. They were able to build their “dream” dental office in 2007, and hope to have many happy and successful years practicing at that location.

Dr. Powell values the trust and relationships he has built in Westbank over the years. In his spare time, he loves fishing, boating, reading, skiing and spending time with his family.

Dr. Mansfield, Carrington Dental Centre, West Kelowna

Dr. Chelsea Mansfield, Dentist, BSc, DMD

Chelsea is originally from Ontario, where she attended Queen's & Western University. She knew early on that she wanted to be a dentist. When it came time for dental school, she sought an innovative and technologically progressive institution, which led her to Florida. She also lived and practiced in Colorado and Vancouver before settling in Kelowna. 

Dr. Mansfield's interests include sleep disordered breathing, such as snoring and sleep apnea, and she hopes to educate and support more patients with this potentially serious medical condition. As an Invisalign® provider and lover of cosmetic dentistry, she enjoys helping patients achieve their desired smile. She also administers BOTOX® to patients seeking relief from headaches and TMD, and those wishing to rejuvenate their look. Dr. Mansfield continuously evolves with the latest and greatest in dentistry, making every appointment and procedure the best possible for her patients.

In her spare time, Chelsea enjoys playing a variety of sports and being outside as much as possible. In the Okanagan, you will hopefully find her on the lake or at a winery. When she can get away, she loves to travel internationally. She is also very passionate about donating blood and encourages everyone to do the same.

Dr. Geoff Cutler, Carrington Dental Centre, West Kelowna

Dr. Geoff Cutler, Dentist, BScH, MSc, DDs

Dr. Geoff Cutler is from St. John’s Newfoundland where he practiced at Mount Pearl Dental & Elliot Dental Studio.

He graduated with honours from University of Toronto in 2017, with his Doctor’s of Dental Surgery and has been enjoying dentistry since then. He enjoys crown and bridge, digital dentistry, aesthetics, and all areas of family dentistry.  He has also attained additional certification in nitrous oxide sedation and Invisalign.

In his free time, Dr. Geoff Cutler enjoys fitness, cooking and baking, outdoor life, travelling, architecture, and photography.

Dr. Geoff Cutler is passionate about delivering quality patient care, continued education and profession development.

Dr. Jesse Baradoy, Carrington Dental Centre, West Kelowna

Dr. Jesse Baradoy, Dentist, BSc, DDS 

Dr. Baradoy graduated from the University of Dalhousie in 2019, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree, DDS.

Dr. Baradoy has accumulated over 4 years in the dental industry, with a variety of clinical experiences spanning restorative dentistry, root canal therapy, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, treatment planning and fixed and removable prosthodontics. He has completed his clinical experiences with a high degree of confidence and is very excited to bring his expertise to current and new patients at Carrington Dental Center.  He brings an enthusiastic chair side manner and builds rapport quite quickly.  He’s respectful, hardworking and thrives on patient care.

Dr. Jesse Baradoy enjoys spending time with his wife and two young sons. He is an avid mountain biker and hiker. Originally from Calgary, Alberta, he is really excited about meeting new patients, making West Kelowna home and having new adventures.

Dr. Allan Larter, Carrington Dental Centre, West Kelowna

Dr. Allan Larter, Dentist, DMD 

Born in Edmonton, raised in Saskatoon and Winnipeg, Dr. Allan Larter is a graduate of the University of Manitoba (U of M). As an undergraduate, he earned awards in orthodontics (straightening of teeth) and pedodontics (children’s dentistry). Prior to moving to Kelowna in 1996, Dr. Larter had a private family practice in the Winnipeg suburb of North Kildonan. During the same time period, Dr. Larter enjoyed an academic teaching role as a clinical instructor at the U of M Faculty of Dentistry, in the restorative dentistry and crown and bridge departments. Dr. Larter has always enjoyed the life-long learning opportunities that practising dentistry requires.

Dr. Larter has studied and taken many didactic courses in placing dental implants as well as providing the prosthetic components for them. He has also studied to learn various surgical procedures including gingival (gum) grafting and pocket reduction procedures. Dr. Larter had also been a member of orthodontist, Dr. Richard Litt’s orthodontic study club for over 20 years, which offered the opportunity for continuing education and guidance in managing orthodontic cases and the straightening of teeth in both children and adults.

Dr. Larter also had the opportunity in the past to provide his services to the Kelowna Gospel Mission Dental Clinic, and helped with the establishment of a permanent dentist on staff at this very worthwhile and much needed service to the community.

In his leisure time, Dr. Larter enjoys travelling, often with his wife Judie, a hospital based pharmacist.  He has two children, Justin and Alanna, both who are attending University. Allan loves golfing, road biking, skiing, practising his saxophone, and walking the family golden doodle on the Mission Park Greenway.

Dr. Mansfield, Carrington Dental Centre, West Kelowna

Dr. Darren Dahlman, DMD, FRCD (C)

Dr. Dahlman obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacology and Therapeutics in 1986, followed by a Masters Degree in Pharmacology. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 1992 and completed a hospital residency at UCLA Medical Centre in 1993. Dr. Dahlman also completed his 4-year Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency training at Highland Hospital (now University of the Pacific) in Oakland, California in 1997.  

Dr. Dahlman is a board certified specialist in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery with a Fellowship from the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Dr. Dahlman is fully certified in BLS/CPR, advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and pediatric advanced life support (PALS). He has been on staff at several hospitals performing major facial reconstructive surgery, as well as elective orthognathic, cosmetic and dentoalveolar surgery. He continues to provide hospital services at select sites. 

Dr. Dahlman is a faculty member at UBC’s dental program, teaching surgery to the undergraduate students, and intravenous sedation and surgery to the graduate level periodontic residents. He has been teaching part-time at UBC since 1998.

Dr. Dahlman provides full scope oral & maxillofacial surgery services including dental implants, dentoalveolar surgery (including wisdom teeth removal), hard (bone) and soft tissue grafting, orthognathic surgery, orthodontic surgery, pathology/cancer surgery, and management of TMJ disorders. He continues to provide mild, moderate, and deep sedation services. Surgery requiring general anesthesia are accommodated at a private facility or in hospital.

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