Dr. Kathy's recent continuing education includes:
The Crowner forensic-odontology seminar
Invisalign GP Summit aligner-orthodontistry seminars (2007, 2009)
Velscope oral-cancer screening seminar
World Endodontic Congress seminar
World Clinical Laser Institute seminars
Pacific Dental Conference (yearly)
Endodontic Prevention and Management seminar
Invisalign Certification Level 2
Phelan Dental seminar
Prosthodontic study club (Dr. Graham Matheson) (monthly)
Bone Grafting and Socket Preservation seminar
Seattle Study Club (monthly)
in addition to being a full member of the British Columbia Dental Association and the Canadian Dental Association, Dr. Kathy is a member of the BC Forensic Odontology Response Team and a supporter of the Bureau of Legal Dentistry. In 2005, Dr. Kathy went to Thailand as part of an international task force to help identify the many tsunami victims and bring peace and closure to loved ones worldwide. Dr. Kathy has also performed volunteer dentistry in Guatemala, for patients who would otherwise not receive dental care at all.
Dr. Kathy is active in the community, awarding prizes to children on behalf of the British Columbia College of Dental Surgeons, and speaking to groups of new parents and groups of preschoolers about dental care.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kathy enjoys mountain biking, skiing, adventure racing, and other outdoor pursuits, and is currently experiencing a shift in lifestyle with her marriage to her husband Kevin, in 2005, and the birth of her son Isaac, in 2006.
With her calm and patient demeanor, and her enthusiasm for providing informative, easy-to-understand answers to questions from her patients, Dr. Kathy's patients feel completely at ease and enjoy the dental care they receive. Dr. Kathy is always looking out for the best interests of her patients, and always investigates every option available for treating a given issue.