Dr. Andrew Irwin received his DMD (Dental) Degree from the University of Manitoba in 2014. After Graduating he moved to Salmon Arm where he practiced for four years before moving back to his hometown, Chilliwack, in 2018. He is passionate about learning new things, and loves all areas of dentistry. His favourites though would be Endodontics (Root Canal Therapy) and Implants (Ask him about them). He loves meeting new people and working with them to have better oral health. When he’s not at work you will find him very busy spending time with his wife and their four young children. They love doing anything musical, Backpacking, Skiing, Swimming, Mountain Biking and anything else outside. More than anything else Dr. Irwin loves making people smile, whether it’s by telling a lame Dad Joke, doing funny voices, or fixing a broken tooth.
Dr. Conway received his DMD degree from the University of Manitoba in 1991. Upon graduating he was selected to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honour Dental Society. He went on to complete an oral surgery internship program in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1992. He is a consummate student of dentistry partaking in numerous continuing education courses and study clubs. He is a proud graduate of the world renowned Kois Center of Creative Restorative Excellence in Seattle, Washington, where he currently serves as a clinical instructor to fellow dentists. Dr. Conway has special interest in implants and cosmetic dentistry as well as comprehensive oral rehabilitation. Dr. Conway has a tremendous passion for dentistry and when asked what fuels this passion, he says it is summed up in his mission statement, “so others may smile.”
Dr. Ma received her education in dentistry from the University of Sydney in 2022. Upon graduating, she returned home to Vancouver, to practice dentistry. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with interests in restorative, emergency and oral surgery. Dr. Ma is dedicated in providing quality and comprehensive care to her patients, and takes time to understand each patient’s needs in order to help them understand and better their oral health. During her spare time, Dr. Ma enjoys travelling and immersing in the various food cultures, as well as exploring the great outdoors.
After 40 years of practicing Dr. Sims has with many mixed emotions made the decision to reitre.
He will be missed here at Irwin Dental! We are excited though to see his wonderful photography as he sails all over with Kim and the kids on his boat, "Not on Call!"
Check out our "Patient Info." page to see Dr. Sims' farewell letter!
Jenn has been a CDA for over a decade. She works hard assisting both Dr. Sims and Dr. Irwin. A devoted hockey mom for many years, she still spends a lot of time at the rink. In her time away from the office she enjoys hiking, shopping, and spending time with her husband and three sons.
Shelley has 30+ years of experience as a CDA and even taught as a clinical instructor at University of the Fraser Valley for 4 years. She is the chairside assistant to Dr. Conway. When not working she enjoys spending time with her 2 adult children and reading.
Lori graduated in 2010 from UFV and worked as a Dental Assistant until eventually becoming a stay at home mom. We are so excited to have her come back to the Dental World and join us at Irwin Dental! She enjoys getting outside with her family, as well playing video games and any kind of board games. She has a passion for everything she does, including being a part of the dental field.
Pam has been in the dental profession for 38 years, 11 of which she has practiced as a registered dental hygienist. Our adult patients will visit Pam for their regular cleanings and of course education on home care. When not at work Pam enjoys cooking, baking, and spending time in her garden. Curling up with a good book is another of her favorite pastimes.
Jessica obtained her Dental Hygiene Diploma from Camosun College in Victoria in 2016, and is happy to be back in her hometown Chilliwack. She is currently working towards her Bachelor of Health Science through Thompson Rivers University, so you might run into her at a local coffee shop fueling up to study. Jessica is very passionate about dentistry and admits that she is a "tooth nerd," which is evident when you get to know her. She strives to deliver high-quality dental hygiene care while ensuring your appointments are fun, educational, and comfortable. The most important thing to her is that every client feels they are treated like her best friend! In her spare time, Jessica enjoys hiking, camping, and playing video games. She spends most of her time with her husband, Daniel and their Mexican rescue dog, Lola.
Anne brings over 30 years experience to Irwin Dental as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She enjoys looking after patients in a friendly, outgoing manner. When not at work Anne likes to work with acrylic paints, watch movies and go for walks. She has 2 grown sons, one in Chilliwack and one in Abbotsford.
Paige received her Dental Hygiene Diploma from Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene in 2020. She loves to ensure her patients feel welcome and comfortable while providing quality care. In Paige’s spare time you’ll most likely find her relaxing at the lake with her family or walking on the local trails.
Carla is likely the first face you will see when you enter into. She has been a dental receptionist for 22 years and loves the busyness of front end duties. She enjoys spending time with her 2 teenage sons and husband as well as friends. And of course, camping and traveling are favorite pastimes also.
Paige has been with Dr. Irwin for so long, that many would even consider her to be his better half...
She was trained as a Dental Assistant at the University of the Fraser Valley, where she met Dr. Irwin. Somehow Dr. Irwin managed to sweep her of her feet (actually almost somewhat gracefully even) and she has not left his side since. Paige loves to work hard, spend as much time as possible in the great outdoors with her four kids and husband, and playing Quacks of Quedlinburg with Dr. Irwin... and annihilating him almost....every...single...time...
Angela has worked in dentistry since 1995 as a receptionist, chair side assistant, lab tech and now dealing with the insurance side of things. She has enjoyed all of them. Angela keeps busy at home canning and gardening (her kids say her salsa is the best!) She also enjoys swimming, kayaking and lazy walks.
Char has been in the office for 20 years, she does the Janitorial for the office as well as many other things like sterilization, chart filing and just helping out wherever else she is needed. Char is actively involved in her church and also loves travelling, walking and hiking.