Dental Team at Williams Lake Smiles

Jennifer - Dental Team at Williams Lake Smiles

Jennifer

Office Manager

Jennifer completed her dental reception course at the College of New Caledonia in Prince George in 1994. She worked at Pine Centre Dental and Lakewood Dental in Prince George as both receptionist and chairside dental assistant from 1994 until 2001. Jennifer and her family moved to Williams Lake in 2001 and she was delighted to join Dr. Wasssenaar’s team. She enjoys helping patients realize and achieve their dental goals in her position of Office Manager for Dr.Wassenaar and looks forward to greeting you at their office.

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Krista

Registered Dental Hygienist

Krista has been an integral part of the Williams Lake Smiles team since 1997.

Over almost 25 years as a dental hygienist in our clinic, Krista has had the opportunity to build strong relationships with our wonderful patients and looks forward to meeting any new patients starting their journey to dental wellness with the Williams Lake Smiles team.

Krista enjoys the chance to continually enhance her dental knowledge together with Dr. Wassenaar and the rest of the team through a wide variety of advanced education both nationally and internationally.

Krista works closely with our patients to create personalized, comprehensive dental care. With her many years of experience and advanced training in periodontal treatment, implant planning and care, and orthodontics, Krista will help to assess and guide you to achieving the healthiest version of yourself.

Krista and her family love being a part of the amazing Cariboo community. They enjoy spending time mountain biking, hiking, camping, traveling, and many hours in the hockey arena.

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Kaylyn

Certified Dental Assistant

Kaylyn graduated with honors from the Certified Dental Assisting program at the College of New Caledonia in Prince George in 2009. During her graduation year, she was the proud recipient of CDABC’s Award of Excellence and the Lieutenant Governors Silver Medal for outstanding achievement with a GPA of 4.07. She was thrilled to be able to join Dr. Wassenaar’s team in January 2010. Kaylyn is certified in CPR and has also trained in the ZOOM whitening system. In June of 2011, she became a graduate of UBC’s Orthodontic module. Kaylyn continues to expand her dental knowledge and skills by attending courses with Dr. Wassenaar and the team each year. She looks forward to helping provide quality care and making your visit with us as comfortable as possible.

Courtney Dental Assistant

Courtney

Certified Dental Assistant

Courtney completed her Certified Dental Assisting program at the College of New Caledonia in Prince George in 2019.

She was the proud recipient of the CDABC’s Award of Excellence for her class during her graduation. She did her practicum placement at Dr. Wassenaar’s office and was overjoyed to start her career at such a dynamic office in July 2019.

Courtney is excited to continue expanding her knowledge and skills in order to give the best possible care in helping patients with their dental journeys.

Andrea Dental Assistant

Andrea

Registered Dental Hygienist

Andrea graduated with honours from the Registered Dental Hygiene diploma program at the College of New Caledonia in 2004 where she received the Joan Voris award for highest clinical proficiency upon graduation.

She went on to further her education and complete her degree in dental hygiene through the University of British Columbia in 2012.

Andrea joined Williams Lake Smiles in 2017 after moving from Mackenzie, BC, and feels fortunate to be part of an excellent team. She looks forward to continuing to grow in her career through Dr. Wassenaar’s leadership and provide you with ongoing outstanding care.

Kyrsten Dental Receptionist

Kyrsten

Dental Receptionist

Kyrsten joined Williams Lake Smiles in 2021, she feels very fortunate to be a member of such an amazing team. Kyrsten is eagerly expanding her knowledge in the dental field and is appreciative of the opportunity Dr. Wassenaar and his staff have given her. She has a wide variety of experience in customer service and looks forward to bringing a smile to your face when you come see us!

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Denise

Dental Assistant

Denise joined Williams Lake Smiles in 2021 as a chairside dental assistant. She brings years of dental assisting with her. Denise has lived in Williams Lakes most of her life and is excited to be part of the talented and growing Williams Lake Smiles team. Denise looks forward to helping patients achieve their best dental health in a comfortable setting with the latest technology and care.

Brooke Dental Assistant

Brooke

Dental Assistant

Brooke started working in the dental industry in 2017 where she fell in love with dentistry! She started at Williams Lake miles in 2022 and is loving every minute of it. The advanced technology and positive environment make it a great place to work. Helping people get their smiles back brings her great satisfaction. She is excited to continue growing her knowledge at Williams Lake Smiles.

Kirstyn Dental Receptionist

Kirstyn

Dental Receptionist

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Covid-19 (Corona) Virus

Dear valued patients of Williams Lake Smiles,

Greetings to patients and friends of Williams Lake Smiles!

COVID Patient Protocol

Our staff at Williams Lake Smiles are following careful safety protocol to keep our patients, team, and community safe at all times.

There are a few things that we are asking of you, our patients, as well:

-Please do not arrive early for your appointment time as we may not be able to accommodate you in our waiting room area. We are doing our best to limit your contact with others during your time in our clinic. If we are running ahead of schedule, we will call you to come in sooner.

-Due to our small waiting area, please do not bring any extra family members with you to your scheduled appointment.

-When you do arrive for your scheduled time, please wait in the front boot room for direction from a member of our team for entry protocol. If there is already another person in that boot room, please wait outside the front door until one of our team members can bring you in and allow appropriate social
distancing.

-We are not currently allowing anybody in the office unless you have a scheduled appointment time. Please call or email the office if you would like to book an appointment or have questions about upcoming appointments,  treatment, or billing.

-All people entering the clinic must wear a mask as per the current mandate from the BC provincial health minister (August 25, 2021).

-Upon arrival for your scheduled appointment, we will go through a verbal COVID screening questionnaire, take your temperature, and have you use hand sanitizer before entering the waiting room or treatment areas.

Thank you for your continued patience as we navigate through the changing protocols, heavy workloads, and COVID limitations.

Sincerely,

Dr. Rudy Wassenaar and the team at Williams Lake Smiles


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