• Sandy

    Certified Dental Assistant

    Dentistry has been Sandy’s profession since 1990. She has been gracing the halls of Tyhee Dental since 2000. She loves the variety of dental options Tyhee Dental is able to provide the residents of Smithers and area, and enjoys being a part of such an energetic and enthusiastic team.

  • Lamorna of Tyhee Dental in Smithers, BC



    My name is Lamorna. I’ve been working for Dr. Kinkela for just over five years now. I’ve learned a lot about dentistry and continue to learn new things every day. I enjoy it a lot. I love to hike, spend time with my family and being outdoors.

  • Bev of Tyhee Dental in Smithers, BC


    Certified Dental Assistant

    Bev has worked in the dental field since she was a teenager, was trained in Toronto and has been with Tyhee Dental full-time since March 2008. She likes the variety of services provided, meeting new people and, in a nutshell, just enjoys her job. Bev loves to bake and often shows up for work with tasty treats for the Staff. Outside of the office she spends time with family, friends and is quite active in her Church.

  • Annette of Tyhee Dental in Smithers, BC


    Certified Dental Assistant

    Annette has been in dentistry for over 30 years. She joined the team at Tyhee Dental in 2005. The learning and caring environment at this clinic fits perfectly with her desire to give the best possible care for her clients. The varied nature of Annette’s job keeps her interested and passionate for what the team provides to the community.

  • Kelli of Tyhee Dental in Smithers, BC



    Kelli has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 26 years and has worked with Dr. Kinkela since 2002.She is committed to educating patients about their oral health and effects on their general health. Kelli is passionate about playing volleyball and staying fit. She is especially passionate about her family.

  • Birgit of Tyhee Dental in Smithers, BC


    Office Manager

    After taking a 3 year break from dentistry, I have returned to work with Dr. Dan and the wonderful staff. Dentistry fascinates me and I learn something new every day. Treatment planning and case presentation are a part of my daily tasks, helping patients choose and understand the treatment options that are available for them. Ocean fishing, camping, spending time with family and friends are a few of my passions.

  • Birgit of Tyhee Dental in Smithers, BC



    My name is Heather. I have always worked in customer service, but am new to the dental industry. I am enjoying the change and the new challenge. In my spare time I enjoy camping, fishing and spending time with my family and friends.

  • Birgit of Tyhee Dental in Smithers, BC


    Chairside Assistant

    I just recently joined the fantastic team at Tyhee Dental. Every day is a new learning experience. I love meeting new people and helping them with their oral health care. Summer is my favorite season and every chance we get we are camping and fishing with family and friends.

  • Birgit of Tyhee Dental in Smithers, BC


    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Ramona recently joined the Tyhee Dental team as a dental hygienist. Ramona has been a hygienist since 2003 and really enjoys her profession and feels a sense of accomplishment while helping patients achieve optimal oral health through education and gentle encouragement.

  • Birgit of Tyhee Dental in Smithers, BC


    Certified Dental Assistant

    Natalie is a certified dental assistant and joined our team in July 2018 after graduating from the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook, BC. Natalie is from Prince George and is enjoying Smithers for all the fishing, hiking and skiing. Natalie is excited to be part of the Tyhee Dental team.