Meet Our Team
Dr. D. Eric Nelson (owner), general dentist
Dr. Nelson was born and raised in Mountain View, Alberta (near Waterton Park). He graduated in 2009 from the University of Saskatchewan, College of Dentistry. Dr. Nelson has furthered his Dental Education through courses and training in Orthodontics, 3D Radiography, Implant and Oral Surgery, Endodontics, and Cosmetic Dentistry. He enjoys working with his many great clients, as well as working with his great team, who have helped create an exceptional work environment. He enjoys all aspects of the profession, particularly Orthodontics, Implants and Oral Surgery.
MEET THE NELSON FAMILY
Eric and his wife Jen have three girls; Rylee, Mataya, and Londyn, and a son; Walker, who keeps their lives full of energy and enthusiasm by being a part of the local ski team, gymnastics club and soccer programs.
When he is not in the office, Dr. Nelson takes part in his love for the outdoors and enjoying the Kootenays dynamic seasons, through skiing, fly fishing, boating, snowmobiling and camping.
DR. JORDAN ENNS, GENERAL DENTIST
Dr. Jordan Enns grew up in the small town of Carrot River, SK. He then moved to Saskatoon to study dentistry at the University of Saskatchewan. After graduating with his DMD in 2017, he returned back home to practice in Nipawin, SK until deciding to move to Kimberley. Jordan and his wife Courtney are both excited to call Kimberley home as they both love skiing/snowboarding, hiking, and everything else that the mountains have to offer.
Jordan enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a particular interest in oral surgery. He also enjoys travelling to Central and South America to provide dental care to communities that have no access to care.
DR. SPENCER DUNN, GENERAL DENTIST
Dr. Spencer Dunn was born and raised in West Jordan, Utah. He moved to Canada to be with his wife Ashley and together they have four children. Dr. Dunn graduated from Utah Valley University with a bachelor degree in aviation science and also from the University of Sydney with a doctorate of Medical Dentistry.
Dr. Dunn is new to Kimberley and looks forward to all that the area has to offer outdoors. He loves all kinds of sports, airplanes and spending time with his kids. He enjoys everything about dentistry and looks forward to getting to know you and assist with any concerns or needs that you may have.
Jill has been with Kimberley Family Dental since 2013. She graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant from
The College of the Rockies in 2007, followed by three years of work experience in Calgary. She went on to become a Registered Dental Hygienist, graduating in 2012 from The Canadian National Institute of Health in Ottawa. She then moved to Kimberley to start her career and embrace the Kootenay lifestyle!
She believes that preventative care and education are the keys to optimal dental health. She prides herself on being a thorough, skilled, but gentle hygienist. She is passionate about what she does and even more passionate about her relationships with her clients.
Jill keeps busy with her family, which includes her Kimberley-raised husband, her two beautiful daughters and a yellow lab. When she does get spare time, she likes to snowboard, dance and explore.
Veronica Palmer (known as Ronnie)
Ronnie was born and raised in the Creston Valley. She worked as a certified dental assistant for a few years before deciding to head out east for Dental Hygiene. After graduating from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries, Ronnie could not wait to move back to the Kootenays. She is a huge outdoor enthusiast and enjoys everything our mountains have to offer, especially hunting, hiking, paddle boarding and camping.
Carlysle Bortolotti (currently on maternity, be back soon)
Carlysle was born and raised in Southern Ontario. She attended St. Clair College and the University of Detroit Mercy, MI, for her Dental Hygiene Degree. Carlysle worked in a dentist’s office in Alberta for some time before following her heart to the mountains.
Carlysle loves getting outside with her fiancé and dogs for all sorts of activities and sports.
Destiny was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario.
After working as an assistant for three years, Destiny decided to head back to school to complete her Dental Hygiene studies. Once she graduated from the Canadian National Institute of Health, she knew that she wanted to live in the mountains. Not long after she decided to make the big move from Ontario to British Columbia landing her here in the beautiful Kootenay’s.
Destiny enjoys being outdoors, from snowboarding to swimming and of course camping, with her boyfriend & two dogs.