Dr. Christopher J. Ciriello
Dentist and Team Leader
Dr. Christopher J. Ciriello is a skilled and experienced dental practitioner who is passionate about providing his patients with the utmost care and comfort. Dr. Ciriello is also committed to building the best professional dental team you’ll find in the Kootenays.
His path to excellence in dentistry began when Dr. Ciriello graduated in the top 1 percent of his class in the Bachelor of Medical Sciences program at Western University in London, Ontario. In 2007 he graduated from the Western University School of Dentistry with numerous awards, and then mentored with one of the North America’s top lecturers in orthodontics and TMJ disorders. After more than 500 hours of continuing education Dr. Ciriello joined the North American lecture circuit, where he discovered his passion in mentoring high-performing dentists to serve in our small communities.
Further seeing the need for dentists in even the most remote places of the globe, Dr. Ciriello has done dental outreach work in Northern Canada and various developing countries around the world, including remote areas like the jungles of central Jamaica.
A lover of the active, outdoor lifestyle, Dr. Ciriello discovered all the Kootenays have to offer. In 2014 Dr. Ciriello made the move to Castlegar, where he transitioned Dr. Ellis’ family practice into Kootenay Family Dental – a leading-edge dental clinic with an uncompromising approach to customer care. At the heart of the quality of service and care at Kootenay Family Dental is Dr. Ciriello’s continued commitment to bringing some of the world’s finest dental talents to Castlegar. He’s committed to building, training and investing in the best dental team you will find in the Kootenays.
Dr. Ciriello loves:
- Whitewater kayaking
- Robotics and computers