Meet the Denture & Implant Cottage Team

Friendly and Welcoming Staff

At Denture & Implant Cottage, we understand that many people are uncomfortable in a dental setting. Whether because of a bad experience in the past or exposure to stereotype, some people have an unreasonable fear of undergoing dental work. As a result, we do all we can to make the experience less intimidating and less stressful for everyone concerned. Our office reflects a “homey” décor that doesn’t feel like a clinic, and our staff is very friendly and welcoming. Discover the difference for yourself by contacting our office to schedule an appointment.

Meet Our Staff

Kim M Maximchuk DD - Owner/Denturist

Kim M Maximchuk DD, owner of the Denture & Implant Cottage, has been providing denture services for 18 years. She previously owned and operated three denture clinics (Edmonton/Pigeon Lake/Breton). Kim is very knowledgeable and meticulous about caring for her denture patients and strives to deliver exceptional quality, using the best in technology and materials and providing hand-crafted dentures that look natural and fit!!

  • College of Alberta Denturists Council Member
  • College of Alberta Denturists Examination Committee Member
  • College of Alberta Denturists Hearing Tribunal Member
  • Peace River Chamber of Commerce Member
  • *BPS® and **SEMCD Certification

*BPS – Biofunctional Prosthetic System

**SEMCD – Suction Effective Mandibular Complete Dentures

Rachelle Brochu DD - Licenced Denturist

Rachelle joined our team in April 2017 where she was previously working in Dr. Root’s office as both a registered dental assistant and as a licensed denturist. Rachelle is born and raised in the Peace River area. She is bilingual and speaks French as her first language. Also adding to her great attributes are her soft spoken, honest/kind personality and exceptionally hard-working dedication to our team.

Clarice Nelson - Receptionist

Prior to joining the Denture & Implant Cottage team, Clarice has been a dental receptionist for over seven years. Her warm, friendly and caring nature allows patients to feel fully at ease and genuinely welcome. She is very experienced with dealing with dental insurance billings and will take care of all your paperwork for you when you arrive. Clarice also manages the sterilization of all of our dental instruments and dental trays. She looks forward to booking your appointments and welcoming you to our cozy, comfortable atmosphere!

Lucy Laflamme - Laboratory Technician

Lucy is our behind the scenes magician. She works full time in our laboratory. In our lab she pours all the dental impressions, trims the stone models, fabricates all the custom final impression trays along with the pin tracing bite registration devices; she then mounts the dental models onto the articulator to have ready for the denturist to set the denture teeth. Once the denturist and the patient are satisfied with the wax tryin, Lucy magically processes them into our high-impact denture acrylic using our top-of-the-line, precision-ensured Ivobase injection system. Lucy is also responsible for ensuring that all our laboratory materials are fully stocked and ordered as well. She consistently brings a plentiful bounty of laughs with her Newfoundland wit and charm!! Her high attention to detail and efficiency ensure that our quality delivered at every stage of the denture making process is exact and always on time!

Angela de Klerk - Office Manager

Angela is our Jane of all trades. She not only handles all media and marketing duties but also is fully skilled to perform full receptionist duties, including: managing the sterilization centre; scheduling patient appointments; and handling insurance claims. She does the ordering of our-high quality denture products used to make our denture masterpieces, and can confidently perform laboratory technician duties if an extra hand is needed in the lab to ensure our dentures are delivered on time, as promised.

Kendall Blanchette - Licenced Denturist

Kendall joined our team in May 2017 where she completed the required competencies and patient/clinical management necessary to fulfill her educational requirements under the supervision and guidance of Kim. She is originally from High Level and she brings a youthful rejuvenation to our team with her fun energy.  In 2019 Kendall successfully passed the Provincial Licensing exam and is now our 3rd licensed denturist, available to provide exemplary service to our community.

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