Dr. Scott Gallup & Team
We aim to provide a comfortable and friendly environment where we strive to exceed your expectations through our professional results and our friendly staff.
Dr. Scott Gallup (Dentist)
Dr. Gallup started his practice in Okotoks in 1997. He felt that Okotoks would be an ideal location to raise a family and that the growing town needed his services. He has enjoyed the warmth and friendliness of the residents of Okotoks. It has been a wonderful place to raise his family of four children.
Dr. Gallup graduated from the University of Alberta with First Class Honors and received the Prosthodontic Award for his graduating year. He has additional training in Endodontics (root canal therapy) and Orthodontics (braces). Dr. Gallup continually upgrades his skills and learns new techniques through his constant continuing education. He has appreciated your support by recognizing him as the "Best Dentist" in the Foothills for 2009 and 2013.
As a former University of Calgary basketball player, Dr. Gallup has committed to giving back to the community by volunteering as a basketball coach for over ten years with the Okotoks Junior High School, the Okotoks Minor Basketball Association and Foothills Falcons Basketball. He has also been involved with the youth of our community as a leader in Scouting for over a decade.
Dr. Gallup enjoys the outdoors and is a sports enthusiast. As such he has been a long term sponsor of the Sheep River Road Race, the Okotoks Natural High Triathlon, Okotoks Stingrays Swim Club, Okotoks Figure Skating Club, and the local athletic teams at the schools in Okotoks. Dr. Gallup is the Official Dentist for the Okotoks Oilers Hockey Club. Not limiting support to athletics, Dr. Gallup is also a long term supporter of the High River and District Lions Music Festival to foster the growth of the arts in the area.
With a track record of excellence Dr. Gallup's dental office provides individual care and attention to each client ensuring that their personal dental needs are met in a comfortable friendly way.
Gwen was born and raised in Saskatoon and graduated from the Dental Assisting Program in 2001. She moved to Okotoks with her family in 2006 and has been working at our office since January 2007. She has two boys, Carson and Ryan. She enjoys watching them play hockey, going camping and spending time with family and friends.
Martina, originally from Brisbane, Australia, came to Canada in 1999. Her dental career started in an Orthodontists office. She joined Dr. Gallup and his team 2009. Her experience in administration and finance led her to her current position. Martina has four wonderful children, Dylan, Devon, Dakota and Denver. Her hobbies are scrapbooking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Maralee (Dental Assistant)
Maralee has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2006. She has also completed additional education to receive her Orthodontic and Scaling modules. She teaches Dental Assisting Continuing Education at Columbia College part time. Maralee has been working alongside Dr. Gallup and his fabulous team since January 2011. In her spare time Maralee enjoys spending time in the outdoors with her husband and two dogs.
Samantha (Dental Assistant)
Samantha graduated from the dental assisting program at SAIT Polytechnic in 2011. She has continued to expand her education by participating in continuing education courses. Recently she has completed training for Veneers and implants. Samantha joined our team in March 2013. In her spare time Samantha enjoys hot yoga and spending as much time as she can camping and hiking in the mountains.
Karen (Dental Hygienist)
Karen was born in Ireland, but grew up in Fernie BC. She practiced as a Registered Dental Assistant for 13 years and then pursued the profession of Dental Hygiene where she graduated in Vancouver in 2004. She has been a resident of Okotoks since 2007 and has been employed as a Registered Dental Hygienist at our office since 2008. Karen and her husband have two young boys, Eric and Ryan, and love to stay busy at their boys' hockey activities, spending time at their campsite at Koocanusa, or just hanging out with their family and friends.
Nicole (Dental Hygienist)
Graduating from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine and Oral Health Sciences in 1997, Nicole has been practicing as a Registered Dental Hygienist for many years. Nicole has taken several courses of advanced training in ultrasonic instrumentation, nutrition, oral cancer screening, smoking cessation, and periodontics among others, as well as in 2002, received certification in administering local anesthesia. Continuing education remains an important aspect of her career. After working in various specialty offices, Nicole started working with Dr. Gallup in 2007. Nicole and her husband, Lance, are so proud of the family of two beautiful children. Besides keeping up with the little ones, she enjoys gardening at their home, camping, and spending time in the mountains hiking and skiing. Nicole and her family are proud to be in the Okotoks area, being part of the community, and enjoying old traditions while creating new ones.
Inna (Dental Hygienist)
Inna has worked as a Dental Hygienist since 2007 after graduating from Texas State Technical College. She enjoys getting to know her patients while helping them achieve and maintain healthy mouths. She likes to attend continuing education courses to learn about periodontal issues and to stay on top of the latest methods of treatment. Inna loves to spend time with her energetic daughter who keeps her active. She likes to ski, travel, exercise and participates in yoga.
Holly (Dental Hygienist)
Holly graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at the University of Alberta in 1994 and has eleven years of education and work experience. She move to Okotoks in 2004 and worked in our office from 2004 to 2006. After taking several years off to be a stay at home mom for her three children, she has returned to work at our office. Holly's interests include baking, exercising, camping, hiking, reading, and spending time with her family.
Michelle (Dental Hygienist)
Michelle has been working with us since 2009. She has a wealth of experience having worked as a Dental Hygienist since 1994. She loves to spend time with her husband and three children. Her hobbies include watching her kids in their sports, going on walks and bike rides, and travelling.
Donna (Accounts Coordinator)
Donna has lived in Okotoks since 1998 and has worked for our office since 2000. Donna was a patient of ours that we invited to work for us after we discovered her cheerful outlook and found out that she had been educated as a Dental Assistant. She has three wonderful children and a terrific supportive husband. Two of her children are in University and the other will be graduating from high school in June 2014. She enjoys walking her two dogs, kayaking, bird watching, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.