About Us

About Us

Meet Dr. Chris Gill

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Dr. Chris offers oral surgery and sedation dentistry. He first developed an interest in the field after shadowing dentists in his undergraduate years – and he enjoys the challenges it brings.

Education

Originally from Vancouver Island, Dr. Chris graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biology (Honours) from the University of Victoria. He completed dental school at the University of British Columbia dental program and took continuing education courses with an emphasis on Invisalign treatment.
Philosophy
When treating patients, he considers the whole picture. Dr. Chris really enjoys challenging cases and helping all of his patients look – and feel – their best.

Interests

Dr. Chris is a bit of a sports junkie (watching and playing). He and his wife Marina have two young girls and a Westie named Coconut.

Meet Dr. Vic Kooner

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Dr. Vic has helped a variety of patients transform their smiles with dental implants. After a quick consultation, he will ensure you receive the restoration treatment that’s right for you.

Education

Born and raised in Trail, BC, Dr. Vic earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of British Columbia. After attending dental school at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and finishing his studies in Southfield, MI and Windsor, he gained experienced at a non-profit clinic. There he worked with patients with serious ailments, such as HIV/AIDS and Type 2 diabetes. Dr. Vic completed the surgical implantology program and Fellowship Misch International Implant Institute.

Philosophy

Dr. Vic believes in educating his patients about their dental treatment options and answering all of their questions. He uses the latest technology and surgical techniques for all restorative procedures.

Interests

When he’s not at the office improving smiles, Dr. Vic enjoys travelling.

Meet Dr. Sean McCarthy

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Dr. Sean enjoys practising general dentistry and helping patients with all fascets of their oral health – restoring patients’ ability to eat and talk without hinderance or pain, to smile freely, to improve systemic health, and boost confidence.

Education

Dr. Sean grew up in Victoria and achieved his Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours) at the University of Victoria. He has his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry Degree from the University of British Columbia.

Practice Focus

All areas of general dentistry are at the core of Dr. Sean’s work. He enjoys meeting people and helping them regain their confidence by improve their smiles.

Interests

Dr. Sean is married and leads a very active lifestyle. His favourite hobbies are scuba diving, running, and mountain biking. He was born on the Island and loves the west coast … where there’s no snow.

Meet Dr. Chris Gill

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Dr. Chris offers oral surgery and sedation dentistry. He first developed an interest in the field after shadowing dentists in his undergraduate years – and he enjoys the challenges it brings.

Education

Originally from Vancouver Island, Dr. Chris graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biology (Honours) from the University of Victoria. He completed dental school at the University of British Columbia dental program and took continuing education courses with an emphasis on Invisalign treatment.
Philosophy
When treating patients, he considers the whole picture. Dr. Chris really enjoys challenging cases and helping all of his patients look – and feel – their best.

Interests

Dr. Chris is a bit of a sports junkie (watching and playing). He and his wife Marina have two young girls and a Westie named Coconut.

Meet Dr. Vic Kooner

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Dr. Vic has helped a variety of patients transform their smiles with dental implants. After a quick consultation, he will ensure you receive the restoration treatment that’s right for you.

Education

Born and raised in Trail, BC, Dr. Vic earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of British Columbia. After attending dental school at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and finishing his studies in Southfield, MI and Windsor, he gained experienced at a non-profit clinic. There he worked with patients with serious ailments, such as HIV/AIDS and Type 2 diabetes. Dr. Vic completed the surgical implantology program and Fellowship Misch International Implant Institute.

Philosophy

Dr. Vic believes in educating his patients about their dental treatment options and answering all of their questions. He uses the latest technology and surgical techniques for all restorative procedures.

Interests

When he’s not at the office improving smiles, Dr. Vic enjoys travelling.

Meet Dr. Sean McCarthy

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Dr. Sean enjoys practising general dentistry and helping patients with all fascets of their oral health – restoring patients’ ability to eat and talk without hinderance or pain, to smile freely, to improve systemic health, and boost confidence.

Education

Dr. Sean grew up in Victoria and achieved his Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours) at the University of Victoria. He has his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry Degree from the University of British Columbia.

Practice Focus

All areas of general dentistry are at the core of Dr. Sean’s work. He enjoys meeting people and helping them regain their confidence by improve their smiles.

Interests

Dr. Sean is married and leads a very active lifestyle. His favourite hobbies are scuba diving, running, and mountain biking. He was born on the Island and loves the west coast … where there’s no snow.

Meet Our Team

Our dedicated team of dental professionals are here to make you smile!
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Erika
Certified Dental Assistant
Erika loves having a positive impact on people’s lives. She grew up in Nanaimo. She has an adorable Aussie-Shepard-Lab named Lily. One of her favourite things to do is travel. On her list is Mexico, Europe – especially France, and frankly … the world!
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Shauna
Certified Dental Assistant
Shauna is dedicated to her patients and learning new ways to help them achieve the best health. She grew up in Winnipeg and relocated to BC with her family. She has 3 kids, 2 cats, 1 dog, and she likes to ride motorcycles.
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Sheri
Registered Dental Hygienist
Sheri provides top-quality care in an engaging and soothing way. She enjoys getting to know her patients and seeing their dazzling smiles and pink healthy gums. Sheri and her husband Emory has a busy family life with three kids and their menagerie of 2 dogs, 1 cat, and 2 finches!
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Darlene
Certified Dental Assistant/Admin
Darlene ensures patients have a great front desk experience. She enjoys chatting with them and hearing their travel stories! Her motto is “prevention is your best measure.” Darlene is a proud Island girl – born and raised. She loves to golf and watch her kids play sports.
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Sandi
Office Manager
Sandi’s goal (a successful one!) is to build a friendly outstanding environment for all in which we can provide the highest quality of care for all patients. She encourages patients to “help us help you keep your smile perfect!” Sandi grew up in Cobble Hill and has lived in Qualicum Beach for 15 years.
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Barbara
Certified Dental Hygienist
Barbara’s focus is to provide high-quality gentle hygiene care and her favourite part of her job is seeing her patients’ health improve. She likes to run, hike, do yoga, and read. Ontario-born, Barbara has been here since 2005 and loves the wonderful weather, beaches, and mountains.
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Dellas
Certified Dental Hygienist
Because good oral health contributes to good overall health, Dellas enjoys helping patients attain and maintain their optimum oral health … so they can smile with confidence. She loves to travel, read, learn, and research her geneology. Her dream is to write a novel (but don’t worry … she won’t use real names!).
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Jordan
Registered Dental Hygienist
Ensuring patients have a positive experience at Bayview Dental & Implant Centre and making patients happy with their smile is Jordan’s daily mission. Jordan grew up in Toronto and she and her husband Lonny moved here in 2008. They have 2 wee kids. Jordan runs the Nanaimo Dental Hygiene Study Group and she loves to dance, do yoga, and run.
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Lucy
Lucy has a lot of dental experience in different roles during her 26 years in dentistry. Her focus is quality and her health care philosophy is “give 100% always.” She loves to golf, travel, and spend time with family and friends.
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You may also meet
some of our other team
members –
Randeep, Jo, Danica,
Brittani and Viktoria
during your visit. Rest
assured you will be in
good hands.

Meet Our Team

Our dedicated team of dental professionals are here to make you smile!
Image
Erika
Certified Dental Assistant
Erika loves having a positive impact on people’s lives. She grew up in Nanaimo. She has an adorable Aussie-Shepard-Lab named Lily. One of her favourite things to do is travel. On her list is Mexico, Europe – especially France, and frankly … the world!
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Shauna
Certified Dental Assistant
Shauna is dedicated to her patients and learning new ways to help them achieve the best health. She grew up in Winnipeg and relocated to BC with her family. She has 3 kids, 2 cats, 1 dog, and she likes to ride motorcycles.
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Kyra
Certified Dental Assistant
Kyra’s favourite part of her job is interacting with patients. She believes prevention is key! Kyra grew up in Vancouver and Edmonton, and has lived in Nanaimo since 2009. She likes to read, workout, and socialize.
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Darlene
Certified Dental Assistant/Admin
Darlene ensures patients have a great front desk experience. She enjoys chatting with them and hearing their travel stories! Her motto is “prevention is your best measure.” Darlene is a proud Island girl – born and raised. She loves to golf and watch her kids play sports.
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Sandi
Office Manager
Sandi’s goal (a successful one!) is to build a friendly outstanding environment for all in which we can provide the highest quality of care for all patients. She encourages patients to “help us help you keep your smile perfect!” Sandi grew up in Cobble Hill and has lived in Qualicum Beach for 15 years.
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Barbara
Certified Dental Hygienist
Barbara’s focus is to provide high-quality gentle hygiene care and her favourite part of her job is seeing her patients’ health improve. She likes to run, hike, do yoga, and read. Ontario-born, Barbara has been here since 2005 and loves the wonderful weather, beaches, and mountains.
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Dellas
Certified Dental Hygienist
Because good oral health contributes to good overall health, Dellas enjoys helping patients attain and maintain their optimum oral health … so they can smile with confidence. She loves to travel, read, learn, and research her geneology. Her dream is to write a novel (but don’t worry … she won’t use real names!).
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Jordan
Registered Dental Hygienist
Ensuring patients have a positive experience at Bayview Dental & Implant Centre and making patients happy with their smile is Jordan’s daily mission. Jordan grew up in Toronto and she and her husband Lonny moved here in 2008. They have 2 wee kids. Jordan runs the Nanaimo Dental Hygiene Study Group and she loves to dance, do yoga, and run.
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Lucy
Lucy has a lot of dental experience in different roles during her 26 years in dentistry. Her focus is quality and her health care philosophy is “give 100% always.” She loves to golf, travel, and spend time with family and friends.
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Sheri,
Registered Dental Hygienist
Sheri provides top-quality care in an engaging and soothing way. She enjoys getting to know her patients and seeing their dazzling smiles and pink healthy gums. Sheri and her husband Emory has a busy family life with three kids and their menagerie of 2 dogs, 1 cat, and 2 finches!

You may also meet
one of our other team
members, Deanne,
Randeep, Jo or Danica
during your visit, rest
assured you will be in
good hands.

Image
Sheri,
Registered Dental Hygienist
Sheri provides top-quality care in an engaging and soothing way. She enjoys getting to know her patients and seeing their dazzling smiles and pink healthy gums. Sheri and her husband Emory has a busy family life with three kids and their menagerie of 2 dogs, 1 cat, and 2 finches!

You may also meet
one of our other team
members, Deanne,
Randeep, Jo or Danica
during your visit, rest
assured you will be in
good hands.

Image
Sheri
Registered Dental Hygienist
Sheri provides top-quality care in an engaging and soothing way. She enjoys getting to know her patients and seeing their dazzling smiles and pink healthy gums. Sheri and her husband Emory has a busy family life with three kids and their menagerie of 2 dogs, 1 cat, and 2 finches!

You may also meet some of our other team members – Deanne, Randeep, Jo, or Danica during your visit. Rest assured you will be in good hands.