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.
Joy - Personal Dental Concierger
With 20 years of dental experience and 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.
Clare - Personal Dental Concierger
Clare has over 20 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.
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.
Julia - Dental Hygienist
Julia would describe herself as a local island girl having grown up in Sidney and ultimately graduating from Parkland Secondary School. After many years of working in customer service and travelling throughout Europe, she began her career as a Dental Hygienist following her graduation from Camosun College. She finds Dental Hygiene to be a most rewarding career. Professionally, she is a life-long learner and absolutely loves the patient relationships that are developed within this career. You will love time spent with Julia - her happy, bubbly personality puts everyone at ease while in her care. Julia has recently returned from a maternity leave having produced a bouncing baby boy named Russell.
Connie - Administration/Treatment Coordinator
Connie has been with us since 2016. She fulfills her dream to move to the Island and joins us from Vancouver. Connie has over 30 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, that includes her 2 amazing children completing their studies at the University of Victoria. She loves to travel, be outdoors and at the gym. Connie enjoys the arts and hopes to able to pursue some of her hobbies again. She looks forward to meeting all our wonderful patients.