Meet The Team

urban smiles team

About Us

At Urban Smiles Colwood, your smile partner, our philosophy is to exceed our patient’s expectations by providing health services in a positive atmosphere where patients feel respected and valued.

As your dentist in Colwood BC we offer a spa-quality environment, as well as hospitality-style service to keep our patients comfortable during their visit.

We understand that patients need and deserve individualized treatment. Our goal is to ensure that our patients are well taken care of and that their visit leaves them looking and feeling rejuvenated.

To keep you abreast of the latest benefits that we can offer, we’ve invested in the latest communication methods, including in-office videos and our website. Patients can subscribe to our latest news in a range of formats – view our subscription box in the right column.

We’re also able to assist you with payment arrangements – just ask us at the time of your visit.

dr rachel staples general dentist

Dr. Rachel Staples DMD

General Dentist / Owner

A life-long learner, Rachel embarked on a journey of further training and hands-on learning in 2007. She attended and completed all seven core levels of neuromuscular dentistry at the prestigious LVI Global in Las Vegas, Nevada where she is currently a fellow. Rachel believes in integrating comprehensive diagnosis and contemporary techniques with the latest technologies. With this philosophy, her goal is to improve the lives of her patients and to bring beautiful smiles to all who visit her office.

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sabrina hygienist



Sabrina Bainwohl is a Registered Dental Hygienist with seven years of experience in the field. She completed her education at the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene, where she gained the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in her profession. Throughout her career, Sabrina has demonstrated a commitment to providing the highest quality of care to her patients. She is skilled in performing routine cleanings and educating patients on oral hygiene practices. Sabrina is passionate about her work and is always looking for ways to improve her skills and stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in dental hygiene.

maddie anxiety supporter


Anxiety Support & Dogtor

Maddy is Dr Staples 5 year old Australian Labradoodle. She is hypoallergenic and non-shedding. She is an empathy dog in training and will stand or sit beside anxious patients during local analgesic injections. She loves the attention and will help distract and soothe your injection fears away. She can be seen when you come in for your Hygiene Recalls to greet you and make sure you are comfortable. Feel free to ask for her anytime. She is happy to oblige. Most other times you will find her curled up on her bed with her favorite orange ball.