Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Kevin Urness
Dr. Kevin is proud to be born and raised in Red Deer, where he was lucky enough to have Dr. Barry Fleming and Dr. Tony Odenbach as his dentists growing up. He was very active in the sporting community, playing hockey (don’t tease him about being a goalie!), lacrosse, football and rugby. Coming from a big family, he was eager to get some freedom and moved to Edmonton to complete his Biology degree at the University of Alberta. He then completed his dental degree at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He was lucky to have many opportunities to study and research abroad throughout his education, and is happy to share those stories with any patients considering doing the same!
Outside of work, you’ll find him running the local trails with his dog, or exploring the world by bicycle with his wife Lisa. He’ll be eager to practice his Spanish or French with anyone at our clinic, and is always looking to encourage his younger patients to look into a profession in the dental field!
He remains active in the dental community as a regular volunteer at the DooR (Dental Outreach of Red Deer) program providing urgent dental care to youth, and as the treasurer and an executive of the Central Alberta Dental Society.
You’ll see Dr. Kevin doing all types of general dentistry, with kids and adults alike, but will notice that his schedule mostly consists of patients who have sought him out for his skills in removing teeth, placing implants, sedation, dealing with wisdom teeth and other surgical procedures.
Dr. Ryan Fleming
Dr. Ryan was born in Drayton Valley, Alberta but moved to Red Deer at a young age when his father began practicing dentistry here. He grew up in red deer and attended Red Deer college before completing his dental education at the university of Alberta in 2000. Upon graduation, he returned to Red Deer and began practicing as an associate for his father, Dr. Barry Fleming, as well as Dr. Tony Odenbach. He considers himself extremely fortunate to begin his career under the mentorship of both his dad and Tony and to also work alongside his father for 10 years.
Outside of dentistry, Ryan enjoys most sports and especially values his time with his family. He is an avid fan of the Edmonton Oilers but also enjoys trading barbs with his patients that happen to cheer for Calgary!
Ryan welcomes patients of all ages and his preferred area of practice is Restorative Dentistry.
Dr. Andrea O'Connor
Dr. Andrea was born and raised in Red Deer. She returned in 2012
after completing her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Calgary and her
Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Alberta.
She received numerous accolades during her time in dental school
including The Mac George
Strelloff Prize in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, The Dr. Meiville Khan and Anne Khan Prize in
Restorative Dentistry, The Calgary and District Dental society prize as well as the Alberta Dental
Association and College professional award.
Dr. Andrea is passionate about providing gentle, compassionate dental care. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and strives to provide a positive dental experience that leaves patients feeling empowered about their oral health. When she is not at work Andrea is a busy mom who loves skiing, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Michelle Hrdlicka
Dr. Michelle was raised in Calgary and spent most of her youth playing fastball, volleyball and snowboarding.
She studied kinesiology at the University of Calgary before completing her dental degree at the University of Alberta in 2009.
Michelle and her husband Adam made Red Deer their home in 2009 and together with their two daughters love enjoying all of the sports, activities and recreation that Central Alberta has to offer.
Michelle enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has a particular interest in doing root canals, cosmetic dentistry and smile rejuvenation. She welcomes patients of all ages and is eager to make a visit to the dentist a comfortable and welcoming experience for everyone!
Dr. Kole Weik
Dr. Kole was raised in Red Deer and completed his dental degree at the University of Alberta. Outside of work, Dr. Kole enjoys golf, lacrosse, hockey (Go Oilers!) and football, as well as spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Kole enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is passionate about providing comprehensive care in a friendly compassionate manner to all his patients. Dr. Kole is eager to welcome patients of all ages and has a particular interest in restorative dentistry, which includes fillings, crowns and bridges!