Our Team

Our team at Alberni Valley Dental

 

Dr. Oleg Beregovoy 


We are very excited to introduce Dr. Oleg Beregovoy to our Alberni Valley Dental Centre!
 
Dr. Oleg was born in Odessa, Ukraine. After graduating from the Odessa State Medical University in 1997 he did a two-year clinical residency at the Institute of Dentistry of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine.
 
Dr. Oleg and his family moved to Canada in 2008. With great passion and determination, he took the advancement placement program at the University of Alberta from which he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and license for General Dentistry.
 
In 2013 Dr. Oleg began practicing in Airdrie, AB where he provided quality dental treatment to the community. With the same drive and determination since moving to Canada, he has been taking continued courses and never plans to stop educating himself.
 
Dr. Oleg will be seeing patients beginning October 1, 2018,
 
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Oleg and his family to our community!

“I love spending time with my beautiful wife and two sons; I love skiing, biking, working out in the gym and watching my older son play hockey.”

Christina Tewinkel (CDA/Reception)


Christina is a CDA Receptionist who enjoys working in a people oriented environment. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as gardening and reading.

Donna Reynolds (CDA/ Office Coordinator)


Donna was a CDA now receptionist /Office Coordinator who has worked only in the dental industry since she graduated as a CDA. She chose this industry because of her joy of working with and helping other people. Outside of work you can find Donna with her family and friends, gardening, woodworking and painting with oils.

Tasha Sutton (BHSc, RDH)


Tasha has almost 25 years of clinical experience in dental hygiene and continues to maintain her education in all areas of patient care. She has received extensive training in the use of diode lasers for treatment of gum disease, continues to learn new techniques for pain management and understands her integral role in the early detection of oral cancer. Additionally she has expertise in identification of improper jaw movements which contribute to problems such as headaches, tooth sensitivity, sleep apnea and lock-jaw. 

Tasha grew up in Port Alberni, has been married for 30 years and has 2 grown children. She enjoys small town life, the outdoors and running with her dog.

April Davidson (CDA)


April graduated from the Dental Assisting program at VIU in 2018. April recently joined the Alberni Valley team in May and loves caring for patients. When April is not enjoying her new career as a dental assistant you can find her spending time in the outdoors and with family and friends.

Chelsea Penny (RDH)


Chelsea graduated from the Dental Hygiene program in 2011. She loves working with people and prides herself in providing excellent patient care. It is important to her that patients feel welcomed, at ease and educated about their oral hygiene when they come to the office.
She grew up in Port Alberni and recently made her way back to the Valley with her husband of 10 years and their 3 little boys. In her spare time you can find her crafting, enjoying time with her family and friends and chasing after her 3 boys.
She is currently on maternity leave but is excited to come back to the office in January 2019.