About Us

ABOUT US

Located in Campbell River BC, Discovery Passage Dental and Implant Centre supports dental care for our clients and their entire families. Dr. Chris H. Dennis and our entire dental team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve.

Your smile is our top priority, and our commitment to serving our patients means we provide you with information that will help you make informed decisions about your oral health needs.

  • Dr. Chris Dennis
    Owner/Dentist
    Dr. Chris Dennis
    Owner/Dentist

    Dr. Dennis graduated from the dental program at the University of Manitoba in 2006 where he also received his diploma in Dental Hygiene in 2001 and Bachelor of Science degree in 2006. He has taken many hours of continuing education over the years and has received Diplomate status through the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). His passion is restoring patient’s function with dental implants but he enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. Dr. Dennis believes in ethical care and takes pride in treating others as he would want to be treated himself. When not at work, Dr. Dennis enjoys many activities including volleyball, skiing, gardening, hunting, and fishing. He loves live music, travelling, sportscars, NFL football, and spending time at his cabin on Upper Campbell Lake.

  • Lois
    Office Manager
    Lois
    Office Manager

    Lois is our office manager and will help you with all aspects of your treatment, from the process for dental implants to what your insurance plan covers.  When not at the office you can find her hiking the trails around Campbell River with her husband or cycling the Seawalk and Beaver Lodge Lands.

  • Debra
    Dental Assistant
    Debra
    Dental Assistant

    Debra is a certified dental assistant and her top priority has always been to ensure patient comfort and understanding of their treatment.  She is willing to learn and adapt her skills which keeps the dental field fresh and interesting. Outside of work Debra enjoys spending time with family and friends.  Her interests include genealogy, reading, scrapbooking, and handcrafts.

  • Ann
    Dental Assistant
    Ann
    Dental Assistant

    Ann has been a certified dental assistant since 1999 graduating from Malaspina University-College.  Quiet and calm, Ann is always trying to create a warm, caring atmosphere to make a visit to the dentist a comfortable one.  In her time away from the office Ann raises three beautiful children with her husband. She enjoys gardening, reading, and hiking the Kusam Klimb Trail with her dog Scout.

  • Kendra | Discovery Passage Dental
    Kendra
    Dental Assistant
    Kendra | Discovery Passage Dental
    Kendra
    Dental Assistant

    Kendra became a certified dental assistant in 2019 and joined our team in 2021. Her drive is to provide exceptional patient care and comfort throughout their appointments. Her favorite aspect of the job is learning new skills and treatment techniques. Spending time with family and friends, enjoying a card game, and cooking are how she spends her time off.

  • Sarah
    Dental Hygienist
    Sarah
    Dental Hygienist

    Sarah graduated as a registered dental hygienist from Camosun College in 2010 and moved to Campbell River shortly thereafter.  She is very caring and precise when providing dental hygiene treatment and always tries to make sure her patients are comfortable.  She has completed many hours of continuing education and specialized training in the care of dental implants. When she is not working Sarah loves to spend time with her husband and their two sons.  She enjoys being active and many outdoor activities.

  • Courtney
    Dental Hygienist
    Courtney
    Dental Hygienist

    Courtney completed her Dental Hygiene Diploma at the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene in Hamilton, Ontario in 2008. Leaving her hometown of Burlington, Ontario shortly after graduation, she spent a few short years practicing in Kelowna, BC before making the move to Campbell River in 2011. Island life has been an amazing adventure that she now shares with her two young sons and partner.

  • Georgette | Discovery Passage Dental
    Georgette
    Reception
    Georgette | Discovery Passage Dental
    Georgette
    Reception

    Georgette moved to Vancouver Island in 1996 and has worked full time while raising a family at the same time.  She is a proud grandmother of 8 and enjoys spending time with her family and exploring the outdoors camping, fishing, and walking.  In her free time she also enjoys knitting and reading.

  • Natasha | Discovery Passage Dental
    Natasha
    Reception
    Natasha | Discovery Passage Dental
    Natasha
    Reception

    Natasha is born and raised in the Comox Valley and has recently moved to Campbell River. In her free time, she enjoys camping, gardening, skiing and crafting.

Staff photos courtesy of Erin Wallis Photography