Dr. Kirby was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. After completing a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Biology (1997) and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (1998) at Dalhousie University, he attended the Dalhousie School of Dentistry, graduating in 2002 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  Following dental school, he completed a one-year surgical-based General Practice Residency (GPR) at the University of Western Ontario.

After return to Nova Scotia, Dr. Kirby entered private practice in the Halifax area where he has worked for the past seventeen years.  During this time he also served as the Staff Dentist at the Pauline Potter Health Center at Northwoodcare Inc.

Dr. Kirby is a member of the Canadian Dental Association, the Nova Scotia Dental Association and the Atlantic Implant Study Club.  He also serves as a member of the disciplinary committee of the Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia. A strong believer in continuing education and comprehensive approach to dental care, Dr. Kirby will provide you and your family with the care you deserve.

Away from the office, Dr. Kirby enjoys surfing, skiing, coaching minor basketball and spending time with his wife and three children.

To book an appointment with Dr. Kirby call
902-461-0139

Payments Arrangements For Complex Restorative Procedures

If you need complex dental treatment, Dr. Kirby can make payment arrangements upon discussion and written agreement before treatment begins. If you experience dental pain or trauma, Dr. Kirby will see you in a timely manner upon contact of his office
(902-461-0139).

Dr. Kirby’s regular hours are:

Monday 8:30am – 5:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 4:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday 8:30am – 4:00pm

Meet Dr. Kirby’s Team

Karen
Karen

- Dental Hygienist -

A graduate of Dalhousie Dental Hygiene program in 1986 and was the recipient of the Katie Lubetski Award for highest overall average (clinical and academic average). Karen has many years of experience working with patients of all ages. She takes great pride in her work and is known for providing comprehensive gentle care. She is very knowledgeable and eager to answer any questions you may have with respect to preventive oral hygiene.


Laurie
Laurie

- Dental Hygienist -

A graduate from Dalhousie Dental Hygiene program, she has over 20 years experience in the field. Laurie is a skilled clinical hygienist and provides exceptional gentle dental care to all patients.


Jayne
Jayne

- Office Manager -

Jayne has worked in the dental field for a number of years. She has worked in every department in a dental office and this enables her to manage Penhorn Dental Centre to reach it's full expectations. Her ability to communicate with patients and staff positions her to be an excellent manager. If your concerns cannot be managed by Dr. Bowes' front desk, Jayne can address these matters.


Michelle
Michelle

- Receptionist -

Michelle grew up in Dartmouth. She has worked as a dental receptionist for over 20 years. Her knowledge of front desk duties is vast. Michelle's pleasant nature and excellent communication skills ensures that all patients' questions and concerns are addressed in a professional manner. If you have any insurance, fee concerns or scheduling problems, Michelle has the experience to handle them.