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Brenda has been working the dental technology field for over 25 years specializing in chrome partial fabrication. She has been certified in chrome partials with the Nova Scotia Dental Technicians Association since 1997 and joined the United Dental Lab team in 1999. Brenda has attended a variety of continuing education courses in order to expand her knowledge of dental technology. As a department head at United, her responsibilities range from communication with doctors to the fabrication of chrome partials with her team. From designing to wax-ups to the finishing of top quality removable partials, Brenda takes pride in producing the most functional and esthetically pleasing appliances for the patients.
Chris D
Shades and Esthetics is Chris’s passion, a result of love and appreciation of the arts. He is greatly talented by transmitting this passion into his crown masterpieces. He has a devotion; Chris loves to make people happy. He also loves to make teeth. Chris has found great success in life, creating teeth resulting in your patients’ happiness.
Kobus & Danita
Kobus lived, worked and studied in South Africa where he earned a 4 year Diploma in Dental Technology in 1977; As well as in Switzerland, Northern Ireland and Australia before selecting Canada as home. He has attended countless continuing education classes with some of the world’s master technicians—Gerald Ubassy, Enrico Steger, Oliver Brix, Jurgen Seger, Lee Culp, Dr. Bob Winters, Don Cornell to mention a few. He is a Dawson alumnus.  The first Dental Technician to become a Kois graduate, as well as a Master Aesthetic LVI technician.
A member of ACP and AACD, AcDc and NS Implant club. First technician in Canada to own the Zirkonzahn Cad Cam Specializing in Zirconia and EMax. Kobus is an avid reader but seems to always gravitate to reading about his work, which he is passionate about.  Danita and him enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Danita Steyn is a support system that you can rely on. She will bend over backwards to make sure your needs are met. With years of experience as a lab owner she will get you what you need before you need it!
Pamella is a Level 2 Dental Assistant Graduate of Algonquin College. She has been in Dental Technology since 2004 and has attained certification in Orthodontics, Complete Dentures and Cast Partials. Pamella has trained with Master Flex Technician, Elvis Rossado and is constantly researching the best in technique and product.
Thora's primary area of study is Business Administration with over 25 years of experience in this field and over 15 years specific to Dental Lab industry. She enjoys camping, fishing, beach combing, walking their dogs and visiting family and friends with her husband and daughter.


"Partial was fantastic! Great fitting and amazing shade! Looks so natural!"
Dr. Tammy Moffett
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