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 - Dentist Team
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

Dentist

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

Cori

Practice Manager

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

Bow Island Dental Centre - Receptionist - Sheila

Sheila

Receptionist

Our expert receptionist serving both Coaldale and Bow Island offices, Sheila is outgoing and loves connecting with coworkers and patients – especially with the kids! Her background in business administration allows her to keep things in order.

Bow Island Dental Centre - Receptionist - Kaitlynn

Kaitlynn

Receptionist

Friendly and outgoing, Kaitlynn works at both our Coaldale and Bow Island locations. Kaitlynn loves everything about her job, from helping patients feel more comfortable, to the everyday hustle and bustle at the office.

Bow Island Dental Centre - Registered Dental Hygienist - Lanae

LaNae

Registered Dental Hygienist

Dedicated to our Bow Island office, LaNae has exceptional listening skills, and a warm and friendly demeanor. LaNae has 12-years experience in the field and holds both a diploma and a degree in dental hygiene from the University of Alberta.

Bow Island Dental Centre - Registered Dental Hygienist - Kira

Kira

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kira loves to create holistic health routines for her patients in Coaldale – and give them sparkling, confident new smiles! She holds a Dental Hygiene Diploma along with a Bachelors of Science specializing in dental hygiene.

Bow Island Dental Centre - Registered Dental Hygienist - Melissa

Melissa

Registered Dental Hygienist

Working at both our Coaldale and Bow Island offices, Melissa’s desire to teach proper oral health care – along with a penchant for making others laugh – helps her build deep and lasting connections with patients and coworkers.

Bow Island Dental Centre - Registered Dental Hygienist - Joliek

Joliek

Registered Dental Assistant

Assisting at our Coaldale office, Joliek is kind, dedicated, and truly enjoys the variety of the job – especially when it comes to growing and maintaining relationships with new and existing patients.

Bow Island Dental Centre - Registered Dental Hygienist - Darcie

Darcie

Registered 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.