Karen, RDA

  • Registered Dental Assistant, Saskatchewan Institute of Arts, Science and Technology
  • Member, College of Alberta Dental Assistants

When did you start in the field of dentistry and why?
I started in dentistry in 1998, my mom signed me up.

Describe yourself in three words:      
Loyal, truthful, homebody.

What’s your favourite way to spend a Saturday afternoon?      
At the beach!

If you played hooky, what would you do?             
Go to the beach!

 What’s the best thing about working at Oasis Family Dental Centre?        
I love the girls I work with.

 Your home is on fire and you have one minute to get out. What do you take?        
My dog, baby pictures, wallet and passport.

 If you could have dinner with one person no longer alive, who would it be?        
My oldest brother, he died when I was 16 and I didn’t get to say goodbye.

 What was the worst part of the worst job you ever had?        
A bad boss can make you switch careers. ONe dentist threw a lab knife and me and I quit dental for one year!

 What do you do to shush people who are snoring?        
I roll my husband over or plug his nose.

 What’s your earliest memory?        
Building an igloo with my Aunt when I was 3 years old.

 WHat musical instrument(s) can you play?        
I can play the flute and the clarinet.

 Do you recycle? Why or why not?        
Yes! It makes you realize how much waste you have.

 Do you vote? Why or why not?        
Yes! If you don’t vote you can’t complain about the government if it doesn’t go the way you want or expect.

 You’ve been kicked our of Canada! THankfully, you can move anywhere! Where do you go? Why?        
Arizona! I would see my parents all winter.