Dr. Elizabeth Kovalcik   250-832-3626
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Dr. Elizabeth Kovalcik

Elizabeth was born and raised in Salmon Arm.  She obtained a Bachelor of Science from Simon Fraser University and graduated with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1989 from McGill University in Montreal.  In May 1993, Elizabeth set up her dental clinic in the Mall at Piccadilly in Salmon Arm.  She has taken extensive courses in Seattle and Las Vegas on cosmetic and restorative dentistry.  Over the years, Elizabeth has participated in a number of study clubs in periodontics, endodontics, and orthodontics.  She has also taken a number of implant courses in BC and Alberta.



Carol Murray

Carol has an extensive background in various office and financial environments.  After moving back to BC from Ontario, she joined our clinic in 2004.  Carol has played a key role in our recent office transition to computerized dental charting, billing and digital radiographs.



Mae Dodge

Born and raised in the Shuswap, Mae has been living and working here since she completed her certified dental assisting training at Okanagan College in Kelowna in 1996.  Mae enjoys orthodontics and in 2002 she completed her orthodontic module in Vancouver.  In 2010, Mae started teaching part-time at Okanagan College in their dental administration program.

Bernice Hoult

Bernice graduated in 1989 from the certified dental assisting program at Malaspina College on Vancouver Island.  She joined our clinic in 2002 and in 2004, she completed her orthodontic module in Kelowna.  Bernice enjoys all aspects of dental assisting especially oral surgery and implants.


Janis Larson

Janis has been working in the dental hygiene field since 1984 when she graduated from Wascana Institute of Applied Sciences with a diploma in Dental Therapy.  She also received a diploma in Dental Hygiene in 1986.  After working in Saskatchewan and Alberta, she moved to BC in 2008 and has been working for Dr. Kovalcik ever since.  She has done numerous continuing education courses including her local anesthetic module.

Jessica Gawley

Jessica also grew up in Salmon Arm.  She graduated with a diploma in Dental Hygiene in 2007 from Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene.  Jessica is qualified in providing local anesthetic for her patients.  She has been practicing dental hygiene in our clinic since 2008.

Ruby Lister
Ruby graduated in 2006 from Vancouver Community College with a Dental Hygiene Diploma.  She has been living in the Salmon Arm area since 2009 and began working for Dr. Kovalcik in May 2012.