Who we are

We are a group of professionals that have come together to creat a caring environment for your child. Each member, whether they answer the telephone, make your appointments or clean your child's teeth, is an integral part of this team. We exist to serve – to prepare and offer our dental expertise – for you and your child.

Our Mission Statement

We are committed to creating a caring and positive environment, in partnership with our patient's parents to build a lasting and fulfilling relationship which promotes good oral health and well being.

 

Our Vision

To ensure that all children, adolescents, and persons with special health care needs have access to the highest standard of dental care.

Our Values

INCLUSIVE

• to work closely with colleagues, children, adolescents, and special needs individuals.

RESPECTFUL

• to honour the roles and needs of both the caregiver and client.

ACCESSIBLE

• to be physically and financially available to meet the needs of our clients and business.

COLLABORATIVE

• to work together as a team – care provider, parent/guardian, community and patient to improve the oral health of children.

ACCOUNTABLE

• to have ownership of our own actions and understand how this affects others.

PROFESSIONAL

• to deliver services with skill, up-to date knowledge, and compassion for the whole individual and family.

 

Our Staff

Dr. Anita Gartner

Biography

Dr. Anita Gartner is a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry and has been dedicated to continually improve the standard of care delivered to her patients.

Dr. Gartner has met the requirements as a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She has been a member of a number of dental and medical professional organizations and has volunteered on professional boards in the Evergreen Pediatric Dental Study Club (Seattle, Washington), B.C. Pediatric Dentist Society and the Audit Committee of B.C. Children's Hospital. She has participated in joint clinical studies with graduate students and post doctoral students from the Department of Oral Health and Psychology at the University of British Columbia and Public Health at the University of Washington. Her interests are not limited to dental technologies but also include child development, empowering children and how to reduce a child's pain and anxiety.

More recently Dr. Gartner has been appointed an Assistant Clinical Professor to assist with the development of the Graduate Pediatric Dental Program at the University of British Columbia.

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