Kristin Yont

Dentist

 

I was born and raised on a farm in Saskatchewan, and I graduated from the University of Saskatchewan College of Dentistry as a general dentist in 1998. I was drawn to practice dentistry in Calgary, Alberta because the people of this fantastic city are willing to support anyone with a strong work ethic and enthusiasm for progress. I am passionate about my profession, and I want to make a difference in the lives of the people that I serve.

For more than two decades I have worn a few hats as a dentist and co-owner of Downtown Dental:
-Sports dentist working with the medical team for the Calgary Flames.
-Forensic dentist working with the Chief Medical Office in Calgary.

Most recently I have completed a mind-body medicine program through Harvard Medical School and the Benson Henry Institute. I am now accredited to teach their SMART program which educates patients to participate in their own wellness in order to decrease stress and their vulnerability to disease.

Developing human connection is of utmost importance to me. I enjoy helping patients participate in their own well-being. I have also been a certified yoga instructor for over 10 years. I teach yoga teachers and students anatomy, physiology, and the neuroscience of meditation. In addition, I lead students through guided meditations. I enjoy spending time outdoors; running, cross country skiing, and mountain biking. I love to cook for my husband Darren.

Claire Whitney

Dentist

 

Dentistry is more than just a job for me. The recent pandemic has helped me realize that my purpose in dentistry thrives in positive human connections.  I enjoy creating relationships with my patients; I appreciate our conversations and appreciate sharing a laugh more than ever. I want to listen; people want to be heard. It is rewarding being able to offer value to my patients’ lives by trying to provide clinical excellence in dental care, oral health and wellbeing while establishing a good relationship.

Originally from Ardrossan, AB, I moved to Calgary in 2007 after completing my dental education from the University of Alberta and began practising general dentistry in the practice that I’m in today.  I was married in 2007 to Dr. Dustin Whitney and we have 3 elementary school-aged children, Anna, Olivia and Eli.

Claire Whitney

Dentist

 

Dentistry is more than just a job for me. I truly enjoy getting to know people and creating relationships with my patients. I enjoy helping people with their dental needs in a comfortable environment where they feel as though they are being cared for and heard. Originally from Ardrossan, AB, I moved to Calgary in 2007 after completing my dental education from the University of Alberta and began practising general dentistry in the practice that I’m in today. I was married in 2007 to Dr. Dustin Whitney and we have 3 children, Anna, Olivia and Eli.

Scott Townsend

Dentist

 

I graduated dental school in 2002 from the University of Alberta and practiced as an owner and a lead dentist in Tuscany for 17 years. I’ve always enjoyed the vibrant downtown culture and I am excited to be part of a downtown practice where I can offer a variety of services to our patients. I perform all components of dentistry, but am particularly interested in surgical procedures such as Wisdom teeth extractions, dental implants, and grafting procedures. Patient education is as important to me as the actual dental procedures; communication is key.

David Lovick

Dentist

 

Dr. Lovick was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. In 1973, he graduated from the University of Toronto with his Doctor of Dental Surgery. He then moved to Calgary in 1974, largely in part for his love of mountains and open spaces.

He is an avid hockey player and fan. He plays goal every Friday afternoon for the Dental Hockey League and every Monday for the 60 and older league. He has been a pilot for over 30 years and has been flying his beloved Twin Apache plane for almost as long as he has had his license. During the summer months, Dr.Lovick and his wife enjoy taking their plane on “Excellent Adventures”! For the past several years, Dr. Lovick has been building a float-plane that will allow him to travel to remote locations for hunting and fishing.

Dr. Lovick offers IV Sedation at Downtown Dental Calgary for your comfort. Ask our Downtown Dental team for more details!

David Lovick

Dentist

 

Dr. Lovick was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. In 1973, he graduated from the University of Toronto with his Doctor of Dental Surgery. He then moved to Calgary in 1974, largely in part for his love of mountains and open spaces.

He is an avid hockey player and fan. He plays goal every Friday afternoon for the Dental Hockey League and every Monday for the 60 and older league. He has been a pilot for over 30 years and has been flying his beloved Twin Apache plane for almost as long as he has had his license. During the summer months, Dr.Lovick and his wife enjoy taking their plane on “Excellent Adventures”! For the past several years, Dr. Lovick has been building a float-plane that will allow him to travel to remote locations for hunting and fishing.

Dr. Lovick offers IV Sedation at Downtown Dental Calgary for your comfort. Ask our Downtown Dental team for more details!