Dr. D. Eric Nelson
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
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
Dr Spencer Dunn was born and raised in West Jordaon, 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 batchelor 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, a 2-year-old daughter and a yellow lab. When she does get spare time, she likes to snowboard, dance and explore. She will be taking time off to expand her family in January 2021 but looks forward to returning to work in 2022.
Jill is on maternity leave until January 2022.
Rylee joined our office in the fall of 2019. Born and raised in the small town of Stratton, Ontario, a search for mountain adventure led her to the East Kootenays; Kimberley was the perfect fit.
Rylee entered the dental field in 2013, holding diplomas from George Brown College in Toronto, ON, in both Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene. She has been actively practicing as a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2017. She prides herself on gentle, thorough cleanings and can often be heard discussing proper dental care routines with her many return clients.
Rylee spends her spare time exploring the backcountry, snow-biking, snowboarding, 4x4ing, hiking, running and riding motorcycles.
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.
Jamie has just moved to Kimberley and has been practicing as a dental hygienist for 8 years after graduating from the Canadian Academy of Dental Hygiene in 2012. Jamie realizes that visiting the dentist can cause anxiety for many people. Her personal goal is to provide an atmosphere of comfort, care, and trust so that everyone can get the help they need and leave feeling better.
When not in the clinic, you can find Jamie in the mountain, snowboarding; or traveling, and experiencing new cultures.