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Your Health. Our Mission.

Health First Dentistry. The name says it all. Your health first! Good dental care is important to your overall health. Many people are unaware of the crucial role oral health plays in maintaining general health. Our mission is to provide optimum dental care to help ensure your personal well being.

Value is demonstrated. Trust is Earned.

Dr. Doyle, Dr. Coulson, Dr. Kutsankina and the staff of Health First Dentistry offer a full range of dental treatment services. We look forward to demonstrating the importance of our professional relationship with you and earning your trust. By providing the highest quality of dental care, our goal is optimum oral health for all our patients.

We are firmly committed to the British Columbia Dental Association’s Core Principles of Best Practice, an aspirational, principle based dental practice guide to support sound ethics and professionalism. We also steadfastly adhere to the College of Dental Surgeons of BC Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

The provision of modern dental hygiene services is the foundation for optimum oral health. Health First Dentistry's Registered Dental Hygienists, Sandra and Julia, offer a comprehensive range of modern therapies in the provision of dental hygiene services.

If you are looking for more information about what you can do to maintain your own oral health, or what to expect during a visit to the dentist, please contact our office or visit us in person. Additionally is a comprehensive resource for our patients about dental treatment. is an online link to news and information about dentistry and oral health in Canada.

We speak your language. We have staff who are fluent in English and Spanish. If you prefer to speak in one of these languages, we are happy to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Hours and Location

We are open

Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

We are located at

125 Hirst Avenue East, Parksville B.C.

Our mailing address is

Box 1960 Parksville, V9P 2H7

Contact us to book an appointment.

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Meet the staff of Health First Dentistry

Meet Dr. Doyle

Dr. Kevin Doyle was born and raised in Victoria, B.C. where he attended the University of Victoria and attained his undergraduate degree in Chemistry. Following this he attended the University of British Columbia where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Doyle is an active member of his dental community and continues to expand his knowledge in all aspects of dentistry. He regularly attends courses and continuing education and is an active participant in a number of clinical study clubs. He is committed to promoting excellence in dentistry through his involvement in clinical study clubs and continuing dental education programs.

Dental Organizations and Associations

Dr. Kevin Doyle is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Doyle holds a keen interest and expertise in Evidence Based Dentistry. He is a graduate of the Oxford University Evidence Based Health Care Certificate program and is a past council member of the Canadian Collaboration on Clinical Practice Guidelines. He is the founder and past president of The Academy of R. V. Tucker Study Club #10, an organization teaching conservative gold restoration techniques.

Meet Dr. Coulson

Dr. Danielle Coulson is originally from Lantzville B.C. Dr.Coulson grew up on the island and is happy to have moved back to the place she calls home. Dr. Coulson began her education at the University of Victoria, where she studied biochemistry/microbiology. This stemmed an interest in scientific research, and allowed her to work in research in both Edmonton and Winnipeg before beginning dentistry. Following this Dr. Coulson attended the University of British Columbia dental school where she obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Coulson's passion for dental health and education has allowed her to be a part of many community outreach programs and UBC study clubs. She has volunteered to provide dental services to those in need both locally at the UBC clinic and Vancouver area, as well as internationally in Peru and Honduras. Dr. Coulson's interest in continued education has led her to become a member of the Island Pursuit of Dental Excellence study group.

Meet Dr. Kutsankina

Dr. Renata Kutsankina is a general dentist at Health First Dentistry. She obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry in 2013. Dr. Renata is a certified botulinum toxin injections provider (aka Dysport, Botox). She completed extensive hands-on anatomy-based training at the Pacific Training Institute for Facial Aesthetics and Therapeutics. Dr. Kutsankina is originally from Ukraine where she practiced dentistry before moving to Canada. She speaks English, Ukrainian and Russian.

Meet Hygienist Sandra

Sandra Alderdice graduated from the Vancouver Community College Dental Hygiene Program in 2008. She discovered her love of the dental field at an early age while growing up in a family of dentists in Mexico City. She became a dentist and graduated from the faculty of dentistry at the Universidad Latinoamericana in the year 2000. Soon after graduating she met her Canadian husband and moved to BC. She was thrilled to discover the Dental Hygiene Profession and decided to pursue a career as a Dental Hygienist. It gave her the opportunity to meet a variety of people whom she can help improve and maintain optimum periodontal health. Plus, she considers herself very lucky to work with a group of talented, hard-working, and amazing people. Besides work, Sandra loves cooking, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying all the beauty Vancouver Island has to offer.

Contacting us



125 Hirst Avenue East, Parksville B.C.

Street Address

Box 1960 Parksville, V9P 2H7

Mailing Address


If you consider it an emergency, we consider it an emergency.
Call us at 250-248-8331 if you need urgent care.

Health Fist Dentistry charges an added fee for additional infection prevention and exposure control measures being taken at our office. These measures are to create a safe environment for our patients. These measures not only meet but exceed current regulatory guidelines. These measures include physical changes that reduce exposure by both isolation and ventilation, administrative measures including a strict fallow time following any aerosol generating procedures, personal measures and personal protective equipment (PPE).

This added fee at each visit is currently $10.00.

Your health and safety is our top priority. Please ask any staff at Health First Dentistry if you have any questions regarding this or any of our fees or services.