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Dr. John Keyes , DMD
Dr John Keyes and his wife Tamsen grew up in Victoria. Together they have four wonderful children who keep them very busy! After graduating from Claremont Secondary, John attended the University of Lethbridge where he earned his BSc in biology. John then attended dental school at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. After graduating from dental school in 2012, he completed a three year residency and Master’s degree in Prosthodontics at the University of Minnesota, located in Minneapolis.
After completing his specialty training in Minnesota, John joined the practice of Vancouver Island Prosthodontics in April 2015. John is recognized by the College of Dental Surgeons of BC and is board certified to practice prosthodontics by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.
John and his family are very excited to be back home in Victoria. They enjoy being close to the Pacific Ocean again and enjoy boating, fishing and SCUBA diving. John also stays busy with woodworking and marine (salt water) aquariums in his spare time.
Dr. Brent Winnett, DDS
Dr. Brenton Winnett is pleased to join Dr. Keyes and Vancouver Island Prosthodontics.
After more than 16 years in the Canadian Armed Forces, Dr. Winnett is excited to build a stable practice and a stable life for his family in Victoria.
Originally from Kingston, Ontario, Dr. Winnett’s education began with a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Physiology at the University of Waterloo, followed by Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Winnett served in multiple roles and locations during his time in the Regular Force of the Canadian Armed Forces, including in Halifax and Shearwater Nova Scotia, East Timor, Papua New Guinea, Micronesia, aboard the HMCS PRESERVER in the North Atlantic, and, after post-graduate Residency in Prosthodontics at the University of Toronto, in Ottawa as the Regional Prosthodontist for Ontario. Dr. Winnett also enjoys the privilege of being Prosthodontist for the island of Bermuda.
Dr. Winnett is a Royal College of Dentists of Canada Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics, the Immediate Past President of the Association of Prosthodontists of Canada, and an Examiner in Prosthodontics for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Dr. Winnett is involved in clinical research in Prosthodontics and is a co-author of academic papers published in the refereed journals Clinical Oral Implant Research and the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants.