MEET YOUR DENTISTS: Dr. Thomas Kirk has been the owner of Brooks Landing Dental Group in Nanaimo for over 20 years and the owner of Arrowsmith Dental Group for over 15 years. Dr. Kirk studied at the University of Alberta and graduated as a Doctor of Dental & Surgery. He has received the Award for Excellence in Operative Dentistry from the University of Alberta. Dr. Kirk stays up to date by participating in Independant Coursework such as Misch Implant Program, Hebel Advanced Bone Grafting and Northshore Endodontics Advanced Rotary Endodontics. Dr. Kirk serves as the President of the Nanaimo District Dental Society and past member on the Board of Directors for the College of Dental Surgeons. Dr. Kirk also has his commerical pilots license and a black belt in Karate (Wado-Kai).
Dr. Caroline Chu completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of British Columbia. She is a second-generation dentist, and has aspired to become a dentist since the age of 5, when she first observed her parents’ work. After graduating from UBC, Dr. Chu worked in an office in the heart of Vancouver but is drawn to the island lifestyle after her friends moved here. She is eager to provide patient-centred quality oral health care to patients in Nanaimo and Parksville. Besides dentistry, Dr. Chu’s passions include playing the cello, skiing on the North Shore and Whistler, and playing fetch with her energetic toy poodle.
DENTAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT:
The administration team at Arrowsmith Dental are responsible for scheduling appointments, meeting and greeting patients, processing insurance claims and handle taking your payments.