Welcome to Apple Grove Dental

Offering general dental services for the entire family.
Providing preventative, restorative, and endodontic dental care.

Hours

Monday to Thursday
9am - 5pm
Open Select Fridays
9am- 4pm


Accepting New Patients

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About


Located in beautiful Kamloops, at Apple Grove Dental our goal is to provide exceptional dental care to our patients in a friendly and caring environment.

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Our Team





Dr. Justin Gill

  Dr. Gill was born and raised in Kamloops. He spent his early childhood living in the Northshore not far from Apple Grove Dental, where he attended A.E Perry Elementary school. He later attended Aberdeen Elementary and went on to graduate high school from Kamloops Secondary School. Dr. Gill received his Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Cellular Molecular Microbial Biology from Thompson Rivers University in 2007; where he was the recipient of the TRU Science Award. Dr. Gill then went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario in 2011.

  After completing his studies Dr. Gill moved back to Kamloops and began practising at Apple Grove Dental which was his childhood dental office! In 2012 Dr. Gill transitioned into ownership of the practice. He has a strong commitment to the care of his patients, he believes strongly in excellent patient communication and education. Dr. Gill is a member of the College of Dental Surgeons of BC, BC Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, and an Executive member of the Kamloops District Dental Society. In his spare time Dr. Gill enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, doing yard-work, and rarely misses watching a NFL Sunday football game.



Dr. Batool Kazmi

  Dr. Kazmi was raised in Calgary, Alberta where she completed all of her primary schooling. She graduated with a BSc in General Biological Science from the University of Calgary, and went on to complete a Master’s degree in Biomedical Technology at the Health Sciences Center at the University Calgary. In 2009 Dr. Kazmi completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario in London Ontario. Upon graduation she was the recipient of two prestigious awards; The Pierre Fauchard Academy Scholarship Award for Outstanding Student Leadership and The Clinical Dentistry Proficiency Award. She was also recognized by the Canadian Dental Association for her services and student leadership. In 2009 Dr. Kazmi moved back to Alberta and began private practice first in Red Deer and then in Calgary. In 2016 she made the move to Kamloops, BC to join her husband Dr. Gill at Apple Grove Dental.

  Dr. Kazmi is passionate about oral health; while she enjoys all aspects of general dentistry she has a keen interest in fixed prosthetics; crown & bridge and implant restorations. She is firm believer of continuing education and is always updating her skills. She has been trained in Therapeutic Botox Administration by PTIFA (The Pacific Training Institution of Facial Aesthetics). She also completed CCADS (California Centre for Advanced Dental Studies) level 1 course. Dr. Kazmi is a member of the College of Dental Surgeons of BC, Kamloops District Dental Society, BC Dental Association and Canadian Dental Association. She regularly attends dental conferences in Vancouver, Chicago, Kelowna, and has been involved in numerous study clubs to further her education.

  Dr. Kazmi is always striving to provide her patients with the best possible care and does so in a relaxed manner. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, spin class, travelling and taking care of her two young children.



Clare

Certified Dental Assistant





Heather

Dental Hygienist





Jayden

Office Business Team Member





Kim

Chairside Dental Assistant





Moira

Certified Dental Assistant





Ruzel

Chairside Dental Assistant




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Updates





Covid-19 Safety Plan

  The following extra-precautions are being implemented in our clinic to mitigate the risk to patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. These protocols are in-line with Best Practices as outlined by the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia (CDSBC), the British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA), WorkSafe BC and the PHO of B.C. We look forward to treating our patients and are committed to the health and safety of everyone who visits our office.

 • Pre–screening of patients prior to their appointment with us.
 • Deferral of treatment for any patients suspected of having COVID-19, recent exposed to COVID-19 or those who have travelled outside of Canada within 14 days.
 • Importantly, increased office airflow via opening many windows and at the same time running the air conditioner.
 • Record kept (date/time) of people who drop in the office for example FedEx delivery persons, caretakers, etc.
 • Staff screening; no staff is present in the clinic if they exhibit any signs/symptoms of illness.
 • Less chairs in our waiting room, chairs have been spaced out.
 • Physical distancing of staff where possible i.e. staggered lunches when possible.
 • Removal of all magazines and play area.
 • Plexi-glass barriers placed in our reception area.
 • Hand sanitation protocols for patients upon entry and exit of the clinic.
 • The optional use of a 1% hydrogen peroxide oral rinse prior to any treatment.
 • Enhanced disinfection protocols of the reception area and high contact areas with Lysol, Cavicide, or bleach solutions.
 • Hand washing etiquette documentation posted.
 • Process for staff to report any safety concerns/exposure/illness concerns.
 • Proper disinfection of all surfaces in the operatories after each patient is seen.
 • Enhanced PPE for all staff (gowns/lab coats, goggles, face shields, protective eyewear, respirator masks, fit testing, optional hairnets and booties).
 • Under dentist’s discretion contactless temperature checks when deem suitable.
 • Masks available for patients upon request.

  Our team is happy to discuss any questions you may have. Due to the enhanced protocols we may book extra time for certain procedures and will try our best to stay on time, however, sometimes this may be difficult and we would like to thank you in advance for your understanding, it is much appreciated.





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Contact



Address


#103 1120 8th St, Kamloops, BC V2B 2X8

Phone


Phone: 250-554-3441
Fax:  250-554-5409