Welcome to ToothZone Kids, a husband and wife team that specialize in the care of infants, children, adolescents, and those with special needs. Dr. Mathew and Dr. Natalie realized they have a passion and love for working with children which led them to specialize in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Mathew and Dr. Natalie are excited about their opportunity to make a difference and impact in the lives of many, many patients!

Dr. Shylon Mathew, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Dr. Mathew graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) with a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree and then went on to receive his certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in 2006, where he also earned a Masters of Science in Dentistry. In fall 2007, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Prior to opening ToothZone Kids in Kelowna, Dr. Mathew worked in Rochester, NY and Winnipeg, MB following his graduation.


Dr. Natalie Mathew-Sanche, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Dr. Natalie graduated from the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Dentistry with of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. After working in private practice as a general dentist for two years, her love of working with children led to her decision to specialize in Pediatric Dentistry. In June 2006, she received her certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where she also earned a Masters of Science in Dentistry. In September 2006, she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentistry of Canada and started working in Manitoba prior to her move to Kelowna.


On a personal note, both Dr. Mathew and Dr. Natalie have enjoyed their move to the Okanagan and spend their free time with their sons and extended family! They are active in their church and are excited to make a difference in the lives of many families.

Melanie, Dental Receptionist

Melanie is our front desk business administrator. She graduated from Okanagan College with the certified dental administrative certificate. Mel would be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you might have, and her attention to detail will ensure that your visit goes smoothly. She enjoys skiing and snowboarding in the winter and being on the water in the summer with her family.

Angie, Certified Dental Assistant & Front Reception

Angie moved to the Okanagan in 2005 after completing her dental assistant training in Calgary. She comes to us with eight years of experience as a Certified Dental Assistant with a background in dental office administration. Angie’s compassion and kind personality will help make your child have a successful and enjoyable visit. She is happily married with a beautiful daughter. She enjoys travelling with her family, Okanagan summers by the pool, and hiking with her dog.

Sheri, Certified Dental Assistant

Sheri is a warm hearted addition to our team. Sheri has been a Certified Dental Assistant for the past nine years with experience in dental office administration. Sheri would be pleased to assist you and your child in any way she can to make your visit to our office exceptional! Sheri has lived in the Okanagan valley her whole life. She is happily married with 3 teenagers and enjoys gardening, cooking, and spending time with her kids. We are happy to have her as an integral part of our team!

Sondra, Dental Hygienist

Sondra is the newest member of our team. She recently moved back to BC after receiving her hygiene diploma in Toronto. Previously, Sondra worked as a Dental Assistant in a family dental practise in Dawson Creek. Her ability to interact and have fun with kids makes her an excellent addition to our office. She loves getting out and exploring all that the Okanagan has to offer.