Our Team 2018-06-08T18:45:57+00:00

Our Dental Team

Dr. Ryan Kaltio, Richmond Dentist

Dr. Ryan Kaltio graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1993 at the top of his class. After completing a year long residency at Vancouver General and University of British Columbia hospitals, he began his Richmond BC dental practice in February, 1995. Committed to furthering his education in order to provide you with the best care and expertise possible, Dr. Kaltio attends yearly seminars and courses well above and beyond the dental licensing requirements.

He has obtained advanced training at some of the most prestigious advanced dental education institutes in the world in cosmetic dentistry, complex restorative dentistry and implant restoration. Dr. Kaltio is an avid snowboarder and world traveler.

Janice – Treatment Coordinator

Janice is a graduate of Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, bringing 24 years of experience to our team, and has been with Dr. Kaltio since 2006. Janice started her career as a certified dental assistant and has since grown with the dental industry. Her goal is to help patients feel comfortable and understand their dental treatment and options. Janice was born in the Fiji Islands, raised in Calgary, and lived in Australia for a short time. In 2005, she moved to Richmond with her family where she enjoys reading, listening to music, yoga, and is an avid traveller, especially to her favorite destination Hawaii! She enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and dog, as well as quality time with friends and family.

Roshy – Scheduling Coordinator

Roshy is a graduate of Simon Fraser University, and completed the dental administration program at Kwantlen College, and brings 12 years experience to Dr. Kaltio’s team. Roshy will be delighted to assist you with scheduling appointments and ensuring your requests are met.

Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Roshy and her team won the nationals for womens soccer in 1991. In her spare time Roshy enjoys running, tennis, hiking and travelling.

Natalia – Certified Dental Assistant

Natalia joined our Richmond BC dental practice in 2010. She was born in Ukraine where she worked as librarian. After immigrating to Canada Natalia graduated from Vancouver Community College as a certified dental assistant in 1999. She is a warm and compasionate  person who truly loves working along side Dr. Kaltio to make sure you have the best experience possible while you are with us.   Natalia has a very active life, in her spare time she loves to windsurf, snowboard, travel, exercise, and to attend movies, theatre and concerts.

Tammy – Certified Dental Assistant

Tammy graduated from Vancouver Community College in 1995.  With 17 years of expertise in dentistry, Tammy assists our Richmond dental clinic both at the reception desk as well as chairside.  You will find Tammy happy to coordinating appointment times with your busy schedule, as well as making your time in the dental chair stress-free and enjoyable. In her spare time, Tammy enjoys rollerblading, crafts, gardening, and her cat, Meadow and her dog, Zoey.

Jennifer – Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer has had the pleasure of improving people’s health for over 26 years in the dental profession.

She loves the diversity of her clients and takes pride in providing individualized oral care in balance with their whole body.

Her excellent clinical and interpersonal skills show her commitment in providing quality yet gentle dental hygiene treatment.

Her goal is to create a friendly, comfortable, stress-free environment in which clients are encouraged to play an active role in reaching and maintaining their optimum overall health.

Monica – Dental Hygienist

Monica was born and raised in friendly Winnipeg, Manitoba, and moved to Vancouver BC in 2009. She graduated from the UBC Dental Hygiene Degree program with a Bachelors of Dental Science. She actively partakes in continued education courses to ensure excellence in her practice and to remain up to date on latest dental ongoings. 

Outside of the dental office, Monica enjoys walking her dog, Tobi, and taking photos of him. She also loves shopping and experimenting with face masks.

She will always welcome you with a warm smile, and her goal is to improve her patients’ oral health and to brighten their smiles.

Jenny – Certified Dental Assistant

Jenny took her schooling at VCC, as a Certified Dental Assistant, and has worked in the Vancouver area since graduation.

Born and raise in the Philippines, Jenny worked as a nurse before moving to Canada in 2005.

When she is not in the office, Jenny enjoys staying active with her yoga, and she is an avid Seahawks fan. She enjoys travelling and hanging out with her cat, named Cat.

Maria – Registered Dental Hygienist

Maria studied dental hygiene at the University of British Columbia where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Sciences.

After graduating in 2013, she has worked in a wide variety of dental clinic settings and eventually joined Dr.Kaltio’s Richmond dental team in early 2017.

Maria strives to provide the best possible care for her patients by updating her education through continuing education courses and keeping up to date with current dental trends and technologies.

She works with patients to set small goals so that each upcoming dental visit is met with success and positivity rather than anxiety.