Kentville Dental Center takes pride in our ability to restore and enhance the natural beauty of your smile using the latest in technology, including the single visit crowns from CEREC®. You will enjoy a healthy, long-lasting smile for years to come. The highly trained and experienced doctors, hygienists, dental assistants, and front desk staff of Kentville Dental Center all work together to provide the most personalized dental care and treatment planning possible. We take emergency cases and will do all we can to see you as quickly as possible.
Preventive Care and Education Key to Your Oral Health
Kentville Dental Center believes preventive care and education are essential to your overall dental health. We place an emphasis on thorough oral examinations and understand the importance of routine cleanings, flossing, sealants and fluoride in preventing decay and dental disease. We want you to have a beautiful smile, but also a healthy one. A review of your medical history helps us stay informed of any issues that could affect your dental health.
At Kentville Dental Center, your safety is paramount and we follow all necessary precautions to keep the risk of infection at a minimum. We are pleased to follow all recommended safety procedures set forth by the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
We Believe in Continued Education
Our dental health professionals believe in continued education and the use of the latest in technology to assure you a high level of care. Through dental lectures, meetings and conventions, we stay abreast of any new techniques, products and equipment that become available. We are proud to offer our patients single-visit crowns using the technology from CEREC®.
Kentville Dental Center understands that many people are apprehensive about coming to the dentist. We can help. With a welcoming environment, friendly staff and highly experienced doctors, we will put you at ease. Each member of our team is dedicated to providing excellent, personalized care to make your visit as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
Kentville Dental Center's Doctors Use the Latest in Technology
Dr. Yvon J. Belliveau
Dr. Belliveau was born and raised in Chéticamp, Cape Breton. He graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Dalhousie University in 2000, following the successful completion of a Bachelor of Science degree with an advanced major in Biology from Dalhousie University. He practised in Newfoundland and Halifax before moving to the Annapolis Valley in 2003. Dr. Belliveau was an associate at Kentville Dental Center prior to purchasing the Center in 2007.
Dr. Belliveau is very involved in all aspects of dentistry as well as CEREC® technology, which is the completion of crowns or veneers in one visit. He is involved in the training and demonstration of this technology and has been invited by the online CEREC® community to mentor other dentists worldwide who are discovering this new technology. Dr. Belliveau is a member of the Canadian, Nova Scotian and Annapolis Valley Dental Associations. He lives in Kentville with his wife, two children and golden retriever, Buddy.
Dr. David Ingham
Dr. David Ingham was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He attended Dalhousie University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Biology. He then went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, graduating in 1990 from Dalhousie. Dr. Ingham went into private practice in St. John’s, Newfoundland, and worked in both clinical and hospital settings. He was an assisting dentist in the departments of Oral Surgery and Paediatric Dentistry at the Janeway Hospital in St. John's.
Upon returning to Nova Scotia, Dr. Ingham worked as an associate dentist in Halifax and as a clinical instructor in the department of Paediatric Dentistry at Dalhousie University. For the last 15 years, Dr. Ingham has been practicing general family dentistry in the Annapolis Valley.
Dr. Ingham is a member of the Annapolis Valley Dental Society, the Nova Scotia Dental Association and the Canadian Dental Association. He is married with two sons and his interests outside of dentistry include golfing, running, downhill skiing and coaching minor basketball.
Dr. Corey MacGregor
Dr. Corey MacGregor was born and raised in the Kentville and New Minas area. He attended the University of New Brunswick for his undergraduate degree, graduating with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology. He then obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Dalhousie University in 2014.
Dr. MacGregor is a member of the Annapolis Valley Dental Society, Nova Scotia Dental Association and Canadian Dental Association. He is interested in all aspects of dentistry including fillings, crowns, bridges, implants, root canals, extractions and cosmetic dentistry. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys golf, hockey, snowboarding and spending time with his wife and dog. He is very happy to be back in the Valley and looks forward to many years here.
Our Well-trained Dental Team Is Ready to Care for You
Linda is a Board Certified Dental Assistant. She is a member of the NSDAA and CDAA, and has been employed with Kentville Dental Center since 1991. A graduate of Northern Alberta Institute, Linda has her dental auxiliary certificate in orthodontics and training in CEREC® integration from Great Lakes Education Center. Linda also holds the position of Office Manager. She is active in spinning, aerobics, and Nia.
Sonya is a Board Certified Dental Assistant since 1996 with certification from NSCC. She is a member of the NSDAA and CDAA. Sonya has completed training in CEREC integration from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Great Lakes Education Center and Scottsdale Center for Dentistry in Arizona. Sonya enjoys spending time with her three sons.
Amber is a Board Certified Dental Assistant since 2007 with a certificate from the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology. She is a member of the Nova Scotia and Canadian Dental Assistant associations. She has attended the academic in-office consultation for neuromuscular occlusion from the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. She also has training in treating sleep breathing disorders and sleep apnea.
Kim is a Board Certified Dental Assistant since 2000 with certification from the NSCC. Kim is a member of the Nova Scotia and Canadian Dental Assistants associations. She has also completed training in CEREC integration dentistry from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Great Lakes Education Center and Scottsdale Center for Dentistry in Arizona.
Sherry is a Registered Dental Hygienist who joined us in 1985. She has her dental auxiliary certificate in orthodontics and training in CEREC Integration from the Great Lakes Education Center. In 1995, she left to pursue a career as a fitness trainer and returned in 2001. She enjoys teaching Nia and spinning classes. She is a Harley Davidson enthusiast who loves spending time with her husband and 3 dogs.
Amelie is a Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated in 2001 from Edouard-Montpetit College in Montreal. She has worked in various offices in Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, and she joined our team in 2014. Amelie is fluent in English and French. She divides her time between being a dental hygienist and an administrative assistant. In her free time, Amelie enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, five cats and many ducks.
Andrea joined our team in 2015 as an Administrative Assistant. After completing her Bachelor of Arts Degree at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax and spending a few years in Calgary, Andrea has settled down just outside Port Williams. Andrea enjoys living a simple life in the country with her husband, two young children, dog, cat and chickens!
Melissa is a graduate of Compu College’s Dental Administrative Assistant course in 2007. She joined our team in 2013. Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, three dogs, and cat. On weekends you can usually find her camping with family and friends.