Meet The Team

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At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs.  As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Dr. Jake E. Bessie

Véronique Hamel

Office Manager

Véronique’s biggest passions have always been to help others and education. After obtaining her Bachelor in Sciences from Sherbrooke University, Qc., she came to Whistler in 2002. Within her 15 years, in and out, of the Sea to Sky corridor, you might have met her through her diverse involvements in teaching, coaching, coordinating and managing.  She is trilled to join and lead the Alpenglow Dental team and very excited to expand her learnings in the dental field.  Accompanied by her family, she lives an active life filled with fun outdoors activities as well as many hours cheering for her favourite local hockey teams.

Megan Richardson

Certified Dental Assistant & Receptionist

Megan is active in a number of roles here at Alpenglow Dental. From Certified Dental Assistant to Treatment Coordinating and Administrative Duties, she is a dynamic member of the team. Megan started her career in the Dental Industry back in 2006 and with her passion of dentistry, is continually committed to helping patients achieve their best oral health. Growing up in the Lower Mainland/Great Vancouver area, Megan has always called the mountains home. When she isn’t in the operatory, she is up on the hill, adventuring in the wilderness or just out enjoying Whistler’s finest surroundings with friends.

Nikki Hamel

Registered Dental Hygienist

Nikki is originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, but her love for the outdoors and the mountains brought her to the Sea to Sky corridor back in 1998.  Her career started as a dental assistant and graduated to a dental hygienist, which she has been practicing for over 20yrs.  Nikki’s passion for dentistry and helping people have brought her across the globe from Bhutan to Bolivia on dental missions to help those in need.  She is a proud member of the Alpenglow Dental Team and looks forward to taking care of you and your oral health needs soon.

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