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Our Team

COMFORT. CARE. RELATIONSHIP.

Dr. Ersilia Coccaro and her team have created a relaxing clinic and experience. For patients who suffer from elevated anxiety in the dental chair, Glenmore Dental is a place you can breathe easily. We offer Sedation dentistry and will work with you to create a treatment plan that leaves you feeling comfortably and confidently in control.

Dr. Ersilia Coccaro

Dr. Ersilia Coccaro

General Dentist

With a calming presence and problem-solving approach, Dr. Ersilia’s patients feel relaxed and confident that they are in caring, skilled hands.

 

Born in Italy then raised in Kelowna, Dr. Ersilia completed a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Biochemistry and a Doctorate in Biochemistry at U of A. From there, she completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine at UBC in 2012. To further her training, she completed a General Practice in Dentistry Residency Program (GPR) at the U of A Hospital, gaining Conscious Intravenous Sedation certification. Dr. Ersilia is excited to offer this service to Glenmore Dental patients as she is very passionate about Oral Surgery.

 

After their first daughter was born, she and her husband decided to move back to Kelowna to be closer to family. Dr. Ersilia now has two beautiful daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and skiing.

Dr. Cody Bowtell

Dr. Cody Bowtell

General Dentist

Having a laid-back but gentle and soft-spoken personality, Dr. Cody makes his patients feel at ease when they meet him. 
 
Dr. Cody was born in Wainwright, Alberta, and later went to the University of Alaska, where he completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1997. He then played professional hockey for seven years before returning to Dental school, where he graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry. 
 
After spending 13 years working in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Dr. Cody and his wife Danielle decided in September 2021 to make the move to Kelowna with their two children so they could have the opportunity to join the Hockey school program and enjoy the BC lifestyle.
 
In Dr. Cody’s spare time, he enjoys coaching Hockey and Baseball, playing golf, skiing and watersports. In addition, he loves fixing things, problem-solving, reading and trading.

Jill Findlay

Jill Findlay

CDA, Office Manager

Jill was lucky enough to grow up in West Kelowna. After high school, she went to Okanagan College, where she completed the Certified Dental Assistant Program in 2007. Having worked in the dental field for a while now, she is excited to move into her new role as Office Manager.

When not working, Jill can be found spending time with her husband and two young daughters. She is passionate about the outdoors, and enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, and playing soccer. 

Meme

Meme

Patient Care Coordinator

Meme was raised here in the beautiful Okanagan. After her high school graduation, she was able to secure her dual citizenship, which allowed her to spend the next 3 years living in Maui! She worked at Aloha Rent A Car and quickly learned so much about the gorgeous island that she was fortunate to call home. Meme absolutely loved working in hospitality and helping tourists from around the world! After returning home to Kelowna, Meme was able to do some more travelling until she ultimately began her career in Dentistry! Meme completed her Dental Administration Course at Okanagan College in 2011 and has been working in the field ever since!

 

In her free time, Meme loves to be on her fishing boat with her hubby and 2 little kiddos. She loves to be on or near the water as much as possible!

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Colette

Patient Care Coordinator

Our lovely Colette originally hails from Kamloops. She later relocated to Ottawa, where she attended Carleton University to study psychology and criminology.

She later made her move to our beautiful city to marry the love of her life in 1997. Her second love would end up being the wonderful world of dentistry. Colette has a whopping 27 years of experience in the dental field!

 

If Colette isn’t at the clinic making everyone laugh, you will find her on one of her long walks with her cute pups and gal pals. She enjoys spending time around a campfire with her friends and two grown sons, travelling to new places and shopping with her favourite nephew!    

Ellen

Ellen

Registered Dental Hygienist

Ellen was born and raised in North Vancouver. She completed her studies in dental hygiene at Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene in June 2017, and then promptly moved to the beautiful Okanagan with her husband – she has never looked back! Outside of work, you will find Ellen planning her next travel adventure, hiking with her pup Norah, skiing at Big White, camping with friends and road biking across town.

Ellen understands that every client is unique and treatments vary accordingly. She is passionate about dental hygiene and her goal is to always provide the best individual care for all her patients. She looks forward to getting to know her patients long-term and working together to keep their oral care a priority!

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France

Registered Dental Hygienist

France grew up in New Brunswick and moved to Kelowna in September 2022. She graduated from the dental hygiene program at Oulton College in New Brunswick in 2018. France enjoys building relationships and educating her patients about their oral health. She has a laid-back, gentle approach. Her calm and soothing presence makes patients feel a natural ease.


When France isn’t at work and saving teeth, she is a master in the kitchen, where she loves preparing nutritious and delicious meals with her boyfriend, Remi. Together they have a furry friend named Hazel. While travelling in 2019, France became a Certified Yoga Instructor in Bali. France enjoys yoga, cycling, skiing, creating and playing music, riding her motorcycle with family, camping and being in nature.

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Caitlyn

Registered Dental Hygienist

Caitlyn recently moved to Kelowna from New Westminster after completing the dental
hygiene program at Vancouver Community College in June 2023. Before pursuing dental
hygiene, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences at Simon Fraser
University in 2020. 


Caitlyn strives to ensure her patients feel comfortable and judgement-free during their
dental appointments. She likes to take the time to provide personalized care and
education to ensure her patients know what is going on in their mouth and empower
them to take control of their oral health.


When Caitlyn isn't talking about oral hygiene, she likes to spend her time creatively by
cooking and baking a variety of meals and treats (such as French macarons), creating
art, playing guitar, and more! She also enjoys exploring the world by travelling to various
countries and discovering local gems and the outdoors. Her partner, Kyle, has even
recently taught her how to snowboard.

Susan

Susan

Registered Dental Hygienist

You may see Susan around our office from time to time! She is one of our frequent temporary Hygienists and we thought she deserved a spot on our website!

Roslynn

Roslynn

Certified Dental Assistant

Roslynn was born and raised in Vancouver. She moved to West Kelowna with her family in 2017 where she finished up High School and went on to the Dental Assisting program at Okanagan College.

Roslynn always has a positive uplifting attitude. Her patients will always be greeted with a friendly smile. When not working you can find Ros spending time in the outdoors hiking, camping, fishing, boating or shopping.

Diana

Diana

Certified Dental Assistant

Diana was born and raised in the Philippines. She migrated to Canada when she was 15 years old with her family and has loved living in Kelowna ever since. She attended secondary school at MBSS, and after high school, she took 2 years off to do mission work in Vancouver. Diana then went to Okanagan College for the Dental Administration and Certified Dental Assistant program and graduated from OC in 2018.

Diana is creative, empathetic, dedicated, patient & loves to create a positive atmosphere for her patients.

In her spare time Diana loves to sing and play guitar with her sister, snowboard, read books, does extra and background work in movies. Diana recently got married in September 2023 to her husband Jesse. They celebrated with their friend in family here in Kelowna! Together they have a ‘Pomchi’ dog named Bailey and hope to build a family of their own here in Kelowna.

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