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Our Team

Our Team

Our team of caring professionals continually strives to exceed your expectations for excellent dental care. Take a minute to get to know them better.

Our Team

Our Dentists

Dr. Kean

Dr. Kean Dentist

Dr. Kean bought Poplar Dental Centre in 1996. He holds a bachelor of science degree (1985) and a Doctor of Dental Surgery (1990) from Dalhousie University. He’s a high-educated dentist who takes a compassionate and conservative approach to preventative dentistry.

Dr. Kean has built a strong reputation as a caring and easygoing dentist who believes in providing quality service and takes the time to make sure his patients are relaxed and comfortable.

Dental Professionals


Shannon Registered Dental Hygienist

Shannon was raised in Victoria. She attended Camosun College, where she graduated from the Certified Dental Assistant program in 1995. She worked as a dental assistant until 2003 when she returned to Camosun to complete a diploma in Dental Hygiene. During her studies, she was awarded the Highest Overall Achievement Award and the Barbara Ferris Memorial Award for high academic standing, clinical achievement, and classroom contribution. After working at other practices in Victoria, she settled at Poplar Dental, 5 minutes from her home

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James Certified Dental Assistant

Office Staff


Tatiana Office Manager

Tatiana grew up in Calgary. She worked in dentistry in Alberta for ten years before moving to BC. She and her husband have one daughter. Outside of work, Tatiana enjoys spending time with friends and family and her two dogs taking road trips to explore Vancouver Island.


Lauren Front Desk Admin

Lauren joined our practice in 2022. She was born and raised in Victoria and is happy to be able to live and work here so close to the beach. Lauren is currently studying at Camosun College for a BA in Business Administration and Human Resources. In her spare time, Lauren loves to travel and has been to 6 different countries. She also enjoys reading, writing music, and going to the gym.

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