Barbara Flynn, CDA/Receptionist
Barb has lived on Vancouver Island most of her life and there is no place she’d rather be. She has been a Certified Dental Assistant for 29 years, 3 of which have been at Nanoose Bay Dental. What she loves most about being here is how dentistry has such a positive effect on people’s daily lives. Barb is married with four grown children and one, apple of her eye, grandson. She loves family, friends, food, hiking, fishing, her farm animals, movies, music, dancing and sunny days.
Peggy DeMelo, RDH
Originally from Toronto, Ont., Peggy moved to Nanoose in March 2009 with the intention of working for a year and moving back to Ontario. Thankfully she has fallen in love with Vancouver Island and is here to stay along with her husband, son, and daughter. She also enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, swimming, cycling and camping – a major reason for loving the island. She really enjoys working at Nanoose Bay Dental because everyone here is genuinely caring, professional, and a pleasure to be around.
Sheri Stansal, RDH
Sheri graduated with her BSc in Dental Hygiene at the University of Alberta in 2001. She moved along with her husband to the Island in Oct 2002 shortly after getting married. 3 kids keeps it busy but she still finds time to volunteer as a leader with Girl Guides and school PAC initiatives, as well as enjoying various fitness activities, ladies fast-pitch softball, home renovations, cooking and gardening. Sheri believes in sharing evidence-based dental knowledge to empower her clients in making informed decisions regarding their overall health.
Kelsey Carter, CDA
Kelsey graduated Vancouver Island University in 2012 and has been a member of Nanoose Bay Dental for since then. She enjoys helping people and seeing positive changes. Also, she looks forward to expanding her knowledge and continuously learning.
In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys going to the gym, hiking, and relaxing with friends and family. She also loves spending time with her pets as well as her niece.
Tianna Bamforth, CDA
Tianna was born and raised on the island and loves it here. She graduated from Vancouver Island University in 2013 and joined Nanoose Bay Dental not long after. Tianna is passionate about the profession and helping people become more confident and comfortable with their smile. Outside of the dental office she enjoys running, hiking, camping, anything outdoors and being with friends and family in her spare time!