Learn More About Coaldale Dental Centre

Dr. Peter MacLean founded Coaldale Dental Centre as a first location. Then three years later, our second office opened in Bow Island. Dr. Jackie Pitstra has now been serving as our general dentist providing Southern Alberta communities with professional dental care.

Awards & Recognition

Bow Island Dental Centre - Canadian Dental Association Logo
Bow Island Dental Centre - Alberta Dental Association + College Logo
Bow Island Dental Centre - Bow Island Chamber of Commerce Logo

Meet The Team

Bow Island Dental Centre - Dentist - Dr. Jackie Pitstra

Dr. Jackie Pitstra


Dr. Jackie Pitstra joined Bow Island Dental Centre in 2001. Born and raised in Calgary, she attended the University of Calgary receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree. Then in 1994, she completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at the University of Alberta. For 6 years, Dr. Pitstra went on to practice dentistry in Saskatoon before moving to the Bow Island area. She holds a membership in the Canadian Dental Association, the Alberta Dental Association, and the Calgary & District Dental Society.

Dr. Pitstra is married and has two sons. She enjoys volunteering at her church and the Coaldale District Chamber of Commerce. An enthusiastic cyclist, you can find Dr. Pitstra cycling in the summer months on the highway between Coaldale and Bow Island.

Bow Island Dental Centre - Practice Manager - Cori


Practice Manager

Armed with 20 plus years of office experience, Cori keeps our Coaldale & Bow Island branches running at peak efficiency. Her adaptability, coupled with her natural listening abilities, help her maintain relationships within the office.

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A Lethbridge College graduate from 2018, Kaitlynn joined the Bow Island Dental team the same year. With a love for travel and a proud pet parent of two dogs and a cat, she brings a sense of adventure and warmth to the office.

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Dental Assistant

Darcie is a diligent worker who's always very excited to meet each patient in our Coaldale and Bow Island offices. She's a graduate from the College of the Rockies Registered Dental Assistant program.

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Dental Assistant

Having just completed her training at KDM Calgary, Shekinah joined our Bow Island Dental team in October 2022 after a successful practicum. A proud dog owner, she loves spending time with her 6-year-old pup, Winter. Shekinah's adventurous spirit led her to go skydiving in Vancouver a few years ago.

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Dental Assistant

Miranda joined Bow Island Dental in June 2022, after completing her Kinesiology degree at the University of Lethbridge and dental assistant training at the College of the Rockies. A candle-making enthusiast, Miranda also spent some time teaching kindergarten in China.

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With a solid foundation in Medical and Dental Administration from Training Inc., Robin has been an invaluable member of our Bow Island Dental team since June 2022. When not at the office, Robin enjoys hiking and cherishing quality time spent with family.

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Dental Assistant

A SAIT graduate from 2020, Tamarin has been a vital part of the Bow Island Dental team since April 2021. She boasts a unique talent for ripping apples in half and shares her name with a species of monkey.

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Dental Hygienist

A University of Alberta graduate, Tiana earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in April 2022. Born and raised in Coaldale, Tiana loves seeing so many familiar faces and being able to connect with patients.


Dental Assistant

Having completed her training at the College of the Rockies, Chloe joined the Bow Island Dental team in September 2022. She brings a creative flair to the workplace, with a passion for painting and a love for writing during her time off.