Meet The Team

At Swanovan, we are always open and take great pride in welcoming new patients. Meet one of the most pleasant dental teams around, committed to providing you a great serene experience and dental care.

Dental Assistants

Ricki Tverdochlib

From: Grande Prairie

Education: KDM Dental College International
Other Places Worked: Northern Dental and Hygiene
Favorite Food: Steak and Lobster
Favorite Travel Destination: Switzerland
Favorite Quote: “Be Yourself, everyone is already taken”

Dental Hygienists

Niki Schloegl

From: Grande Cache, Alberta

In Grande Prairie Since: 1999
Education: College of New Caledonia Prince George, Dental Hygiene
Other Places Worked: Plaza Dental Clinic
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Travel Destination: Greece
All-time Favorite Movie: Mamma Mia
Favorite Quote: “It’s all good!”

Gerri Laferriere

From: Newfoundland


Dr. Tammy Chu

From: Vancouver, British Columbia

In Grande Prairie Since: 2014
Education: Dentistry in University of British Columbia, Bachelor in Genetics University of British Columbia
Other Places Worked: Bonnyville Alberta, Meadow Lake & Yorkton Saskatchewan
Favorite Food: Steak & Spaghetti
Favorite Travel Destination: Italy
All-time Favorite Movie: 4 Weddings and a Funeral

Dr. Eldon Hickerty

From: Elrose, Saskatchewan


Julie Chambers

From: Salmon Arm BC

In Grande Prairie Since: 2012
Favorite Food: Eggs Benny
Favorite Travel Destination: Jamaica
Favorite Quote: Stop wishing, Start Doing

Tammy Brickner

From: Brownvale AB

In Grande Prairie Since: 2002
Education: NAIT, Registered Dental Assistant , RDC Kinesiology Diploma
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Travel Destination: Hawaii
All-time Favorite Movie: Top Gun
Favorite Quote: Sometimes When Things Are Falling Apart.... They May Actually Be Falling Into Place.

Up In The News

Welcome, Julie and Tammy!
We're excited about adding their friendly and refreshing energies to our team.

Oral Health News

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Mar 30, 2007

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) describes a variety of conditions that affect jaw muscles, temporomandibular joints and nerves associated with chronic facial pain. Symptoms may occur on one or

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