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Stephen Allen, B.Sc., D.D.S.

Dr. Allen grew up in Sarnia, Ontario and graduated from Dental School at the University of Western Ontario in 1980. He started practising in downtown Calgary in 1980 until 1994. The practice at Village Lane Dental in Okotoks was opened during the Fall of that year.
Dr. Allen partnered with Dr. Peter Otto in 1997 and associated with Dr. Carly Brown in 2010.
He has been married to his wife Elise for 32 years and they have raised their four children in the Okotoks area.

Education

  • University of Western Ontario B.Sc. 1976
  • University of Western Ontario D.D.S. 1980

Work Experience

  • 1980 – 1994 Private Practice in Downtown Calgary, Alberta
  • 1994 – Present Private Practice in Okotoks, Alberta

Memberships

  • CDA – Canadian Dental Association
  • ADA – Alberta Dental Association
  • CDDS – Calgary District Dental Society
  • CSAD – Calgary Society for Advanced Dentistry
  • AGD – Academy of General Dentistry
  • ICO – Fellow in International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Interests

  • Motorhoming, camping and reading.



Peter Otto, B.Sc., D.D.S.

Dr. Otto is originally from Truro, Nova Scotia and has been practising in Okotoks since 2003.

Education

  • Acadia University B.Sc. 1984
  • Dalhousie University D.D.S. 1988

Work Experience

  • 1988 – 1990 Private Practice in Truro, N.S.
  • 1990 – 1996 Private Practice in Whitehorse, Yukon with travel to communities of Old Crow and Mayo, Yukon
  • 1996 – 2003 Private Practice in Downtown, Calgary
  • 2003 – present Private Practice in Okotoks
  • Dr. Otto has been in partnership with Dr. Stephen Allen since 1997 and associated with Dr. Carly Brown since 2010.

Memberships

  • Canadian Dental Association – CDA
  • Alberta Dental Association – ADA
  • Calgary District Dental Society – CDDS
  • South Calgary Study Club

Other Interests

  • Golfing, Fly Fishing , Horse Jumping.



Carly Brown, B.Sc., D.D.S.

Dr. Brown grew up in Okotoks and has been practising as a general dentist since 2010.
She enjoys helping familiar faces as well as new patients to improve their smiles and their oral health. It is her wish to make appointments at Village Lane Dental a pleasant and comfortable experience for everyone, as she realizes that dental visits can be a source of anxiety.
Dr. Brown enjoys expanding her knowledge and scope of practise by attending the Pacific Dental Conference as well as numerous other courses each year.

Education

  • University of Alberta, D.D.S. 2010
  • University of Alberta, B. Sc. 2006
  • Foothills Composite High School Okotoks 2002

Work Experience

  • Dr. Brown joined the amazing team at Village Lane Dental following her graduation in 2010.

Associations/Memberships

  • Canadian Dental Association
  • Alberta Dental Association
  • Calgary Society for Advance Dentistry Study Club
  • Volunteer at CUPS (Calgary Urban Projects Society) – extraction clinic providing free dental services to the less fortunate

Other Interests

  • Travel, sports and spending time with friends and family.



George Chao, B.Sc., D.D.S.

Dr. George Chao is originally from China. After graduation, he served the northern Albertan rural communities for two years before he joined the practice in 2015.

Education

  • University of Western Ontario, D.D.S. 2013
  • University of Toronto, B. Sc. 2007
  • Toronto Bond College, High school diploma 2003

Professional Experience

  • 2013 – 2015 Rural Northern Alberta various regions
  • 2015 – Present

Memberships

  • CDA – Canadian Dental Association
  • ADA – Alberta Dental Association
  • CDDS – Calgary District Dental Society
  • CSAD – Calgary Society for Advanced Dentistry
  • AGD – Academy of General Dentistry
  • ICO – Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists



Marissa Struik, B.Sc., D.D.S.


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