Meet the Team

Dental Team at Williams Lake Smiles

Jennifer - Dental Team at Williams Lake Smiles


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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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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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


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


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.

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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.

Kirstyn Dental Receptionist


Dental Receptionist

In 2022 Kirstyn joined the amazing team at Williams Lake Smiles. Kirstyn brings with her 24 years of reception and customer service experience. In November 2022 Kirstyn completed the Dental Implant Treatment Planning course through Nobel Biocare. Kirstyn looks forward to meeting all of our patients and greeting them with a friendly smile.



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