Dr. Ian Boyd,DMD (General Dentist), B.SC.
Dr. Boyd earned a Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours) in Marine Science from the University of Victoria and his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of British Columbia. His post-graduate dental training has focused on neuromuscular dentistry and comprehensive advanced aesthetic dentistry. Dr. Boyd has completed much coursework at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, as well as many hours of advanced training in root canal procedures and implant restorative work. He continues to pursue excellence at the elite levels of modern dentistry in an effort to provide his patients with high quality, cutting-edge care.
Dr. Boyd is absolutely passionate about skiing and manages to travel to Whistler or Colorado at every opportunity. Being an active cyclist and a great fan of 'le Tour de France', he has taken his bike to Europe and pedalled portions of the mountain stages in the Alps. He has also completed a 'beach to summit' cycling ascent of the Haleakala volcano (10,023') in Hawaii (twice!!). There are numerous 'Gran Fondo' cycling events that he has participated in including Tour de Victoria and Vancouver-Whistler. Travelling to the Napa - Sonoma area of northern California has become an annual ritual involving numerous cycling events.
He loves living in Sidney with his wife, Kathy, and their 4-legged daughter, Dusty.
Dr. Leah Hall DMD(GENERAL DENTIST), ASSOCIATE
Leah is a fourth generation dental professional. Her passion for dentistry was ignited when she was young watching both her father and grandfather at work. She grew up in Victoria but decided to travel to Australia to earn her degree at James Cook University in Cairns. While in Australia Leah worked in Tasmania and the Outback of Central Queensland providing dental care to disadvantaged communities. During this time, she travelled to small communities in mobile dental vans to assist those without access to essential services. Since moving back to Victoria, Leah has continued to take courses regularly in order to stay up to date with all aspects of dentistry and is a member of the Victoria and District Dental Society and the British Columbia Dental Association. Leah strives to give each patient who travels through the office the best experience that she can and to give them the knowledge they need to take excellent care of their teeth at home. She encourages her patients to ask questions, whether that be about a particular treatment option, or oral health in general!
Outside of dentistry Leah enjoys being creative through photography, painting and embroidery. She's an outdoor enthusiast enjoying activities such as hiking, camping, and kayaking.
Joy - Personal Dental Concierge
With over 30 years of dental experience, she is a senior certified dental assistant, Joy plays a key leadership role in our office and is well qualified for her role as a personal dental concierge. Joy has accompanied Dr. Boyd to many post-graduate training courses in aesthetic and neuromuscular dentistry. Joy is also very talented at taking our new patients on a thorough and detailed visual tour of their mouths. She has worked with Dr. Boyd for over 20 years and counting . . .
Clare - Personal Dental Concierge
Clare has over 25 years of experience in the dental field. As a senior certified dental assistant, she is both comfortable and competent in all aspects of modern clinical dentistry. Clare embraces her role as a personal dental concierge on Dr. Boyd's team. In addition to her expertise in the clinical operatory, Clare is a supremely detail-oriented person. She keeps us on track by ensuring every last piece of equipment is properly maintained and that we never run short of the myriad of materials we use in this modern dental office. Clare has worked with Dr. Boyd for 13 years and counting . . .
Kristine - Dental Hygienist
You will absolutely love cleaning appointments with our fabulous hygienist Kristine. She treats our guests with a truly rare combination of thoroughness and gentleness that is appreciated by all. Her well rounded education and training combined with an eagle eye for detail ensures that nothing goes unnoticed. She plays a central role in maintaining the 'feel' of our office as she is absolutely dedicated to maximizing the friendly and caring attention that Fine Dentistry is known for. Kristine has worked with Dr. Boyd for over 11 years and counting . . .
ROBYN – DENTAL HYGIENIST
Robyn is a key member of our team providing concierge level hygiene services to
our patients. She possesses a broad range of dental knowledge and experience
and has been instrumental in formulating COVID-19 protocols in our office. You
can expect Robyn to be keenly focused on maintaining your oral health by
applying excellent judgement and attention to detail. She’s endlessly cheerful
with a constant stream of laughter coming from her treatment room. She and her
husband are kept busy raising their 2 children in Victoria.
MALLORY – DENTAL HYGIENIST
Mallory is the latest addition to our amazing team. She was born and raised on the
Peninsula and has recently planted her roots in Sidney! After years in the fitness and
service industry working one on one with so many wonderful people, Mallory found that
her niche for dental hygiene came naturally. Graduating from Camosun in 2017, Mallory
is passionate about providing a high standard of care while creating a trusting and
comfortable environment for each and every individual she sees. When Mallory is not
working she is likely hiking, painting, reading, or enjoying a coffee on a newly
Connie - Office Manager/Treatment Coordinator
Connie has been with us since 2016. She fulfilled her dream of moving to the Island from Vancouver. Connie has over 35 years of experience in dentistry, with over 10 years in a surgical specialty. In her spare time, she’ll be with her friends and family including her 2 amazing children who are living and working as professional in Vancouver. She loves to travel, be outdoors, and spend time at the gym. Connie enjoys the arts and actively pursues her hobbies. Connie is a master of managing all the details associated with dental practices. She brings a perceptible warmth and loving feeling to the front office.
Julie - Receptionist/office concierge
Julie grew up on the peninsula and lives here in Sidney with her family. She graduated the CDA (Certified Dental Assistant) Program in 1990 and practiced as a CDA for 18 years. After taking a break to raise her children, she has now joined our Fine Dentistry Team as treatment coordinator and office concierge. We're so lucky to have her. Julie is also a BCRPA fitness instructor and enjoys teaching fitness classes in the community in her spare time. You will appreciate her endlessly smiling face and love of laughter. Julie and Dr. Boyd met on his very first day of professional practice as a dentist - all those years ago . . .