Meet Dr. Aitken, General Dentist

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Chad Aitken, DMD, general dentist, is pleased to help his neighbours in Red Deer and the surrounding communities achieve healthy, beautiful smiles.


Education

Dr. Aitken earned his dental degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) after earning his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He is a member of the Canadian Dental Association and the Alberta Dental Association and College. Dr. Aitken regularly attends courses to improve his knowledge and the services he provides.

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Aitken loves getting to know his patients and will take the time to understand your needs and concerns before discussing your options for treatment. Whether it’s a simple cleaning or more extensive work, Dr. Aitken and his entire Vista Care Dental team share the common goal to treat you like family at every visit.

Home Life

In his spare time, he enjoys sports, yard work, barbequing, camping, hiking, and spending time with his family. Dr. Aitken is excited to meet you and discuss your dental needs.



Meet Our Friendly & Caring Team


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Ruby Magliocchi, Treatment Coordinator

Ruby has more than 20 years of experience in her field. As our treatment coordinator, she is dedicated to ensuring patients feel welcome and comfortable. She loves explaining treatments and helping patients understand their importance. To get to where she is now, Ruby has taken numerous continuing education courses.

Outside our practice, Ruby enjoys spending time with her husband Franco, three children, one granddaughter, and dachshund and shorkie. She also volunteers at charity barbecues hosted by her husband’s company. Ruby is from Prince Rupert and relocated to Red Deer in 2013. The next time you’re in, ask her about what kind of cosmetic dentistry she’s had!

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Chrissy Eckert, Dental Receptionist

Chrissy is the friendly face patients first see when they walk through the door. She helps set the tone for their experience and is a powerhouse at helping schedule all their dental needs and explaining their insurance to them. Her favourite aspect of her position is interacting with patients. She believes that prevention is essential to a healthy smile. Chrissy has completed various continuing education courses on her journey.

Chrissy is married to Steven and has two kids. She enjoys quality time with them and hiking and exercising. You can also find her volunteering in our community. She grew up in Calgary and Edmonton and has lived in Red Deer since 2008. Chrissy has had cosmetic dentistry – ask her about it!

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Carol Stirton, Dental Hygienist

Carol takes great pride in helping anxious patients get through difficult dental appointments. Along the way, she builds trust with them and forms positive relationships. Carol is gentle and thorough, which are vital components of exceptional care and experiences. Before embarking on her career, Carol studied at the University of Alberta.

Carol is married to Dwayne and has two kids. She spends her leisure time gardening, renovating her home, and making Macrame creations. Carol also has two fur babies – a boxer named Brin and a rescue named Gus. Once she retires, her dream is to foster dogs full-time.

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Amie Flynn, Registered Dental Assistant

Amie does everything she can to provide patients a comfortable environment. The most rewarding aspect of her job is helping each person achieve their best smile. She has worked with Dr. Aitken and the team at Vista Dental Care for several years. Amie is a graduate of the dental assisting program at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Away from the office, she spends time with family and works on DIY projects. She is married with two kids and has a West Highland terrier. Amie was raised in Lacombe.

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Julie Smith, Registered Dental Assistant

While Julie is one of the newest additions to our team, she has quickly made herself at home. Her main goal is helping patients, and she really enjoys seeing the difference she and her colleagues can make in their lives. Julie is a graduate of Calgary’s KDM Dental College.

When she’s not at the office, Julie enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, and spending time with her partner Nick. She grew up outside of Edmonton and has lived in our community since 2021.

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Tara Burdick, Treatment Coordinator

Tara began her career in early childhood education before coming to our office in 2016. She loves baking, photography, travelling, and being with family and friends.

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Aizel Natividad, Registered Dental Hygienist

Aizel grew up in the Philippines, has lived in Red Deer since 2013, and joined our team in 2021. She makes it her mission to ensure her patients are completely comfortable – both physically and mentally – while in her care and says that building relationships with patients is one of her favourite parts of being a dental hygienist. In her free time, Aizel enjoys summer hiking, winter snowboarding, and spending time with Axel, her Yorkshire Terrier.
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Janaya Elder, Dental Assistant

Janaya has a diploma in dental assisting and has enjoyed working at Vista Dental Care since she joined us in 2018. She enjoys travelling, snowboarding, skating, and spending time with friends, family, and her dog.

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Meet Dr. Aitken, General Dentist

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Chad Aitken, DMD, general dentist, is pleased to help his neighbours in Red Deer and the surrounding communities achieve healthy, beautiful smiles.


Education

Dr. Aitken earned his dental degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) after earning his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He is a member of the Canadian Dental Association and the Alberta Dental Association and College. Dr. Aitken regularly attends courses to improve his knowledge and the services he provides.

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Aitken loves getting to know his patients and will take the time to understand your needs and concerns before discussing your options for treatment. Whether it’s a simple cleaning or more extensive work, Dr. Aitken and his entire Vista Care Dental team share the common goal to treat you like family at every visit.

Home Life

In his spare time, he enjoys sports, yard work, barbequing, camping, hiking, and spending time with his family. Dr. Aitken is excited to meet you and discuss your dental needs.



Meet Our Friendly & Caring Team


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Ruby Magliocchi, Treatment Coordinator

Ruby has more than 20 years of experience in her field. As our treatment coordinator, she is dedicated to ensuring patients feel welcome and comfortable. She loves explaining treatments and helping patients understand their importance. To get to where she is now, Ruby has taken numerous continuing education courses.

Outside our practice, Ruby enjoys spending time with her husband Franco, three children, one granddaughter, and dachshund and shorkie. She also volunteers at charity barbecues hosted by her husband’s company. Ruby is from Prince Rupert and relocated to Red Deer in 2013. The next time you’re in, ask her about what kind of cosmetic dentistry she’s had!

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Chrissy Eckert, Dental Receptionist

Chrissy is the friendly face patients first see when they walk through the door. She helps set the tone for their experience and is a powerhouse at helping schedule all their dental needs and explaining their insurance to them. Her favourite aspect of her position is interacting with patients. She believes that prevention is essential to a healthy smile. Chrissy has completed various continuing education courses on her journey.

Chrissy is married to Steven and has two kids. She enjoys quality time with them and hiking and exercising. You can also find her volunteering in our community. She grew up in Calgary and Edmonton and has lived in Red Deer since 2008. Chrissy has had cosmetic dentistry – ask her about it!

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Carol Stirton, Dental Hygienist

Carol takes great pride in helping anxious patients get through difficult dental appointments. Along the way, she builds trust with them and forms positive relationships. Carol is gentle and thorough, which are vital components of exceptional care and experiences. Before embarking on her career, Carol studied at the University of Alberta.

Carol is married to Dwayne and has two kids. She spends her leisure time gardening, renovating her home, and making Macrame creations. Carol also has two fur babies – a boxer named Brin and a rescue named Gus. Once she retires, her dream is to foster dogs full-time.

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Amie Flynn, Registered Dental Assistant

Amie does everything she can to provide patients a comfortable environment. The most rewarding aspect of her job is helping each person achieve their best smile. She has worked with Dr. Aitken and the team at Vista Dental Care for several years. Amie is a graduate of the dental assisting program at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Away from the office, she spends time with family and works on DIY projects. She is married with two kids and has a West Highland terrier. Amie was raised in Lacombe.

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Julie Smith, Registered Dental Assistant

While Julie is one of the newest additions to our team, she has quickly made herself at home. Her main goal is helping patients, and she really enjoys seeing the difference she and her colleagues can make in their lives. Julie is a graduate of Calgary’s KDM Dental College.

When she’s not at the office, Julie enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, and spending time with her partner Nick. She grew up outside of Edmonton and has lived in our community since 2021.

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Tara Burdick, Treatment Coordinator

Tara began her career in early childhood education before coming to our office in 2016. She loves baking, photography, travelling, and being with family and friends.

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Aizel Natividad, Registered Dental Hygienist

Aizel grew up in the Philippines, has lived in Red Deer since 2013, and joined our team in 2021. She makes it her mission to ensure her patients are completely comfortable – both physically and mentally – while in her care and says that building relationships with patients is one of her favourite parts of being a dental hygienist. In her free time, Aizel enjoys summer hiking, winter snowboarding, and spending time with Axel, her Yorkshire Terrier.
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Janaya Elder, Dental Assistant

Janaya has a diploma in dental assisting and has enjoyed working at Vista Dental Care since she joined us in 2018. She enjoys travelling, snowboarding, skating, and spending time with friends, family, and her dog.

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Request My Appointment

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