Meet our Team

Meet our team

Each of our patients is unique, with specific needs and deserves the finest dental care. Our talented team is committed to creating a stress-free, comfortable and rewarding dental experience. Simple check-up or complex dental procedure, we’re here to help.

Our Admin Team

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Kara

Direction of Operations

Kara is the Director of Operations at Concept Dental, where she began working in 2019. Kara has two daughters and her hobby is being a great mom. Her favourite movie is Jaws, and her favourite activity is getting a massage. Kara is actively involved in the community and is currently President of the Red Deer Synchronized Swim Club board. What Kara enjoys best about her role with Concept Dental is working with patients to help them achieve their dental goals. Kara’s favourite expression is, “Hey beautiful!” Kara Andersen, a valuable member of the friendly, professional team at Concept Dental.

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Marianne

Administrative Assistant
Marianne graduated from KDM Dental College in 2017 as an Administrative Assistant and started with Concept Dental the same year. Originally from Red Deer, Alberta Marianne has two lovely boys ages two and six, a wonderful fiancé and a zoo with two dogs, a cat, four rabbits and a frog. Her hobbies include playing video games, reading, music and camping. When asked to share an interesting fact about herself, Marianne reluctantly admits that she cannot jump. Really. Her favourite quote is from Dr Suess, “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” What Marianne enjoys best about her role at Concept Dental are the patients. “I love meeting people and helping people.”
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Stacy

Administrative Assistant

Stacy is an Administrative Assistant at Concept Dental. She graduated in 2007 from Medix College in Brantford, Ontario. Stacy is a new member of the team, having started at the office in February of 2021. Stacy is married (to her wonderful husband), and together, they have two beautiful girls and a crazy, loving dog. Stacy enjoys spending time with her family and finding new adventures for them to go on. What Stacy enjoys most about her role at Concept Dental is the bond formed with patients and the opportunities she has to learn new things about dentistry.

Our Clinical Team

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Bambi

Registered Hygienist

Bambi graduated in 2005 as a Dental Assistant, then returned to hygiene school and graduated in 2019 as a Dental Hygienist. She started work at Concept Dental in March of 2020. Originally from Red Deer, Alberta Bambi is the proud owner of a curious cat and a Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog. Bambi loves hiking and camping and lists travelling and watching horror movies as two of her favourite pastimes. Known for her sense of humour. Bambi’s favourite quote is, “How many people have telekinetic powers? Raise my hand.” Bambi would like you to know that your tongue print, like your fingerprint, is unique to you. What she enjoys most about her role at Concept Dental is all the wonderful people she has met over the years. Bambi enjoys spending time with her patients and helping them to achieve optimal oral health. 

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Leanne

Registered Dental Assistant
Leanne graduated from SAIT in 2015 as a Registered Dental Assistant and started work at Concept Dental in March of 2021. Originally from Rimbey, Alberta she is married with one son and two dogs. Her hobbies include baking and camping, but her favourite thing to do is quadding. When asked to share an interesting fact about herself, Leanne admitted that she can remember every word in a song yet have no idea who sings it. Her favourite expression is, “Be a Fruit Loop in a world of Cheerios.” What Leanne enjoys most about her role at Concept Dental is seeing people’s reactions when she helps them get their perfect smile.
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Vicky

Registered Dental Assistant
Vicky graduated from SAIT in 2020 as a Registered Dental Assistant and started work at Concept Dental in March of 2021. Originally from Lethbridge, Alberta Vicky enjoys watersports, volleyball, crocheting and lake surfing. Over the past four summers, she has volunteered at Southern Alberta Bible Camp near Lomond, Alberta. When asked to share an interesting fact about herself, Vicky admitted that she has been to the ocean yet never stepped into it. Her favourite quote is from Cinderella, “Just because it’s what’s done, doesn’t mean it’s what should be done.” What Vicky enjoys most about her role at Concept Dental is working with both adults and children.
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Shannon

Registered Dental Assistant

Shannon is a registered dental assistant who graduated from SAIT in 2016 and started work with Concept Dental that same year. Originally from Kelowna, Shannon is married with one son and a dog named Dexter. Her hobbies include skiing, camping, golfing and going on family walks. Her favourite activity is spending time with her family. She also enjoys travelling, in particular, a trip she took to Australia. What Shannon enjoys most about her role with Concept Dental is helping patients overcome a fear of dental work and aiding them getting healthy. Shannon’s favourite quote is, “When life gets blurry, adjust your focus.”    

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Alicia

Registered Hygienist

Alicia is a registered dental hygienist who began working at Concept Dental in August of 2020. Originally from Nova Scotia, Alicia graduated from Dalhousie University in 2017. Alicia’s hobbies include working out at the gym, going on adventures with her dog, Oland, camping, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. She enjoys beach days and patio drinks in the summer. Alicia once lived on Sesame Street – in North Kentville, NS. What Alicia enjoys best about her role at Concept Dental is building relationships with patients and seeing them go from unhealthy to healthy. Alicia’s philosophy can be summarized in Estee Lauder’s quote, “I never dreamed of success; I worked for it.”

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