Leticia Nugent RD
Leticia was born and raised in the West Kootenay area. After attending NAIT and graduating in 2013 she moved back to her home town of Rossland BC and started working at Robert Haack Denture Clinic as a third generation registered denturist. After a year of working Leticia was offered the chance to buy the business. In July of 2014 she purchased the business and changed it to Record Ridge Denture Clinic. Since becoming a denturist, Leticia has taken pride in growing her business and continuing her education to better serve the West Kootenay area in her two locations of Trail and Castlegar. When not at work Leticia enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter camping, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing and tending to her hobby farm. She also is part of the Castlegar Rotary evening club, the Chamber Of Commerce in both Trail and Castlegar BC and is passionate about the revitalization of the downtown core of Castlegar BC.
Tara Jones RD
Tara Jones was born and raised in Sherwood Park, Alberta. Attended NAIT for the denturist program in 2006, graduated in 2009. Moved to Grande Prairie AB to practice until 2016. This is where she gained experience in denturism and implants. She had the opportunity to work with many implant systems such as locators, bars from gold to milled, all on 4, ReBourke system and other removable and fixed cases. She sat on the College of Alberta Denturists Hearing Tribunal board and the Conference Planning board for 5 years Tara is working at Record Ridge Denture Clinic, in hopes to gain knowledge and experience as well as share what she has come to learn over the years. The beautiful scenery, people and weather brought her and her husband to the Kootenays. In her spare time, she enjoy being outdoors, hiking and exploring her new surroundings.
Robert Haack RD
Retired Denturist/ Lab Technician
Robert was born in Rossland and grew up in Castlegar BC. After interning with his dad as a denturist he became a registered denturist in 1980. He has been working in the West Kootenay area for the last 36 years servicing denture patients with the utmost care. He has worked in clinics in Nelson, Castlegar and finished off his career in Trail BC. After taking a step back in 2014 and selling his business, Robert has been fulfilling his passion for making sure everyone has accessibility to top notch dental care. He works with the FAIR society and is contracted out by the TEETH clinic of Nelson, to help as many people in the West Kootenay area as possible to receive affordable dental care.
When Robert is not at work he enjoys spending all his time in the outdoors camping, hiking, taking photos and spending time with his family and granddaughter