Our Team

Meet the Team - bite Family Dentistry

The team at bite Family Dentistry is made up of knowledgeable, caring, and experienced people. The team works hard to ensure you feel comfortable and are well cared for during your visits. We are always happy to answer your questions, so don’t hesitate to ask.

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Treatment Coordinator

Leah graduated from Columbia College in Dental Assisting in 2006.  After graduating she found her first dental job in Banff and has been living  in the Bow Valley since.  She is the treatment coordinator at our office and loves to use her dental knowledge and experience to help patients understand their treatment and insurance.  In her spare time, Leah enjoys finding various adventures to go on with her husband, riding her bike, snowboarding, and cuddling her cats.


Registered Dental Assistant

Jackie, one of our Dental Assistants is a long term Bow Valley local! After a brief stint as a Manitoban, Jackie returned to the Bow Valley in high school and married and made her home here. In September 2013 she became a Registered Dental Assistant and shortly after joined the bite Family Dentistry team. Her hard work and positive attitude are her assets and her soliloquys are constant entertainment!


Dental Hygienist

Molly, one of our dental hygienists, was born in Banff and raised in Canmore, and despite leaving to go to school in Toronto, she has lived in the Bow Valley her entire life. After graduating from Dental Hygiene, Molly immediately moved back to the Valley and joined our team. Molly is actively involved in the community, coaches basketball in Canmore and enjoys everything the Rocky Mountains has to offer. You will be sure to appreciate her kind and gentle nature at your next visit.


Dental Hygiene Coordinator

Amber joined the bite team in April 2019. Amber grew up in Kelowna B.C and decided to move to the Rocky Mountains in 2016. She enjoys the outdoors and spends a lot of her time hiking, camping and exploring all the beautiful lakes in the area. She loves to travel and has done lots of backpacking trips over the years. Her most recent trips have included Australia, Asia, Central America and South America. You might be hearing from her to book your next dental check up!

Tara Baum

Registered Dental Hygienist

She graduated from Dalhousie University in 2011. She joined the bite Family Dentistry Team in March 2019. She is married to Kelly and has three little boys Hunter, Brock and Waylon. She has lived in Cochrane the last 12 years excluding a couple years in Halifax, NS and Golden, BC. She ski raced competitively until 2004 and then coached for 5 years. She loves to be outside with her family, camping and enjoying what the outdoors have to offer!


Steralization Assistant

Jan-lynn graduated from Banff Community High School and moved to Calgary to study as a Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk. After graduating this
past September, she came back to Banff to work at bite Family Dentistry as our Sterilization Assistant. Jan-lynn loves the sun and enjoys hiking on her free days, making vlogs and taking long walks with her dog Mayo. We love her attention to detail and friendly spirit!