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OUR SHARED VALUES

  • Patient-Centered Care: Placing our patients' well-being and comfort at the forefront of everything we do.

  • Excellence: Striving for excellence in dental care through continuous learning and adopting the latest advancements.

  • Compassion: Demonstrating empathy and understanding to ensure a positive and supportive experience for our patients.

Meet our team in person and experience the Crown Isle Dental difference. We look forward to welcoming you to our dental family!

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Owner, Principal Dentist - Crown Isle Dental

DR. RITIKA SHARMA

Dentist, Owner

Meet Dr. Sharma, the heart and soul of Crown Isle Dental! She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Colorado and brings a vibrant mix of experiences from both public and private dental practices. Dr. Sharma's expertise is matched by her unwavering dedication to putting patients first, ensuring every visit feels personal and caring.

What sets Dr. Sharma apart is her gentle touch and her belief in dentistry as more than just fixing teeth. She sees it as a journey of forging enduring bonds with you, based on trust, respect, and the joy of achieving beautiful, healthy smiles together.

When she's not transforming smiles, Dr. Sharma loves adventuring around the island with her beloved family, including her husband, son, and Dario, their adorable dog. She can't wait to welcome you with open arms to our Crown Isle Dental family, where your dental health is our top priority and your comfort is our greatest concern. See you soon!

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DR. COLLEEN

Associate Dentist

Dr. Colleen received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1988 from the University of Manitoba, completed a short service engagement with the Canadian Armed Forces, and has been happily practicing family dentistry in the Comox Valley since 1991. Known for many years as Dr. Colleen Clancy, she recently returned to her maiden name, Greiner. For simplicity, at Crown Isle Dental we now refer to her as Dr. Colleen or Colleen.

With a wealth of experience, Dr. Colleen continues to be passionate about ongoing learning, particularly with regard to patient comfort, quality long-term outcomes, cosmetics, occlusion (the bite), as it relates to the TMJ (the jaw joints), and in making treatment plans easily understandable to patients.

Outside the clinic, Colleen loves the outdoor beauty of the Comox Valley and the small community feel. Her hobbies include skiing, sea kayaking, and gardening. 

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Chelsea, RDH,Hygienist

CHELSEA

Hygienist

Chelsea happily joined the Crown Isle Dental Team in early 2021. After studying Chemistry at the University of Calgary, she returned home to Vancouver Island where she graduated with distinction from Vancouver Island University with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and was the recipient of the Petrica Foundation for Periodontics and Implantology award. She then completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene through the University of British Columbia. 
Chelsea is passionate about patient centered care and educating for her patients to empower them towards optimal oral and overall health.
Outside of work, Chelsea enjoys being active, her dog – Rex and spending time with friends and family.

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Brenda, CDA

BRENDA

Certified Dental Assistant

Brenda has a calm personality that will put you right at ease. She loves to ensure that her patients receive high-quality care, and serves as a liaison between patients and the dental team.

Erica, CDA

ERICA

Certified Dental Assistant

Erica joined the Crown Isle Dental team in 2018 when she and her family relocated to the Comox valley. She has worked in the dental field since 2004 and has a cheerful personality that helps patients feel comfortable and relaxed in the dental chair. 
In her spare time, you will find her running  in the trails with her dog Ace and spending time with her husband and three boys.

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Leanne, CDA

LEANNE

Certified Dental Assistant

Leanne joined Crown Isle Dental Health in 2013 after graduating from the Certified Dental Assisting program at Vancouver Island University.

She was born and raised in the Comox Valley and is grateful to still call the valley home. Leanne enjoys being part of an effective team dynamic that is focuses on providing patient centered care.
In her spare time Leanne enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Helga, Treatment Coordinator

HELGA

Treatment Coordinator

Helga has been a long-time team member with Crown Isle Dental, since 2010. She is passionate about her position as front desk administrator and brings her wealth of knowledge to treatment coordinating and the financial aspects of a patient’s dental treatment and insurance. One of her favourite things about working in reception are the great relationships made with our patients an being able to assist them with achieving their dental treatment scheduling goals in the sometimes-confusing world of dental terminology and insurance. 
Outside of work her favourite things are spending time with family camping with her husband and 2 dogs and cat, nature hikes and biking.

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Sarah, Front Desk

SARAH

Front Desk Administrator

Sarah joined the Crown Isle Dental Health Centre in 2020 and enjoys working with such a great team.  She has worked in the dental field, on and off for 28 years and loves forming positive relationships with the exceptional patients she encounters.  It gives her great pleasure to be a part of their dental journeys.
When Sarah is away from the office, she enjoys time spent with her husband and son, loves gardening, her cat and exploring new places on her electric bike.

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