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Shauna started working at Pine Ridge Dental from the very beginning while renovations were still being completed in the summer of 2014. She is an invaluable member of the team, currently working as both Dr. Maddaford's assistant and handling reception duties while our office grows. Shauna lives in Cooks Creek with her husband and three children, and is actively involved in the Cooks Creek Community Club soccer program. Shauna graduated from Red River College in 1998 dental assisting program in and worked as both an assistant and receptionist for the next 8 years. In 2007 Shauna opened a home daycare business running it until 2014.
Shauna is a registered dental hygienist with 10 yrs of experience in the the dental field. She is an alumni of University of Manitoba and served as president of the Manitoba Dental Hygienists Association 2012-2013. She is currently a MDHA board member and is on the mentorship committee. In addition to working clinically as a dental hygienist Shauna is also involved in research related to oral health. In her spare time Shauna enjoys playing soccer, hanging out with friends and is making her slo pitch debut this summer!
Kyra joined our team in Oct 2017 as Dr. Maddaford's Full time assistant. Kyra Graduated from Red River College in 2006 dental assisting program with Honours. Kyra lives in Oakbank with her husband who also works in the community at SMS. Kyra enjoys playing baseball on 2 different teams and hanging out with friends. She has been a great addition to our growing office.
Dr. Brian Maddaford is an alumni of the University of Manitoba, where he received both a Bachelor of Science degree (BSc.) and Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD). Since graduating Brian has worked with Health Canada, flying to remote reserves in Northern Manitoba providing dental care to communities in need. He then split his time working at Kildonan Place Dental and Fort Alexander Dental center in Sagkeeng until opening Pine Ridge Dental in Oakbank. Brian spends his free time playing hockey, helping/hanging out at horse shows with his wife Christine, and playing with his dogs Wayne and Twiggy.
Dr. Rykiss graduated from University of Manitoba with his B Sc Dent, DMD and a M Sc Orthodontics and earned several awards, scholarships and academic acknowledgements. Dr. Rykiss currently works out of 3 offices in Winnipeg located at 188-2025 Corydon ave, 105-2265 Pembina hwy, and 40-2200 Mcphillips st. We are excited to have Dr. Rykiss provide orthodontic treatment for our patients out of Pine Ridge Dental in Oakbank.