Since 1996, our team has been a part of over 10,000 different patient's smiles.
The Sturgeon Denture Clinic was established in 1972, located in the beautiful downtown St. Albert.
In 1996, Gary and Suzy Shigeta bought the clinic and has owned and operated since. Our clinic values and respects its patients and in returned has been rewarded with the loyalty of those patients over the past 19 years. We have the best patients in town and are able to operate because of our talented and wonderful staff.
Gary is originally from Winnipeg but has been calling St.Albert home since 1996. Gary first came to apprentice in 1994 to apprentice under David Kerslake who was the original owner of Sturgeon Denture Clinic (etst. 1972). Once liscnsed in 1996, he bought the clinic as David Kerslake decided to retire.
Gary is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown business association. he is also a member in good standing with the BBB.
Gary's hobbies include Golfing, working on cars, and also coaching his two daughters in ringette.
Gary's motto is to always have fun when working - if you're not having fun, stop working!
Suzy was born and raised in the Peace River area. She relocated to Edmonton in 1992 to come to school and become a Denturist, this is where she met her future husband Gary Shigeta. Once she became a licensed denturist she joined Gary in St.Albert at the Sturgeon Denture Clinic and they have been working together ever since. Suzy is bilingual and is fluent in French. Her hobbies include reading and running, she has completed many half marathons and also 4 marathons, besides staying active she enjoys being involved in her daughters’ sports, and making sure that she is at every ringette game or tournament.
Suzy loves having a clinic in St. Albert, the people of St. Albert and the surrounding area are “Top Notch” she says, it makes going to work so enjoyable and a lot of fun!!
Stephanie was born in Ontario but grew up here in Sturgeon County. She has been our valued office manager here at Sturgeon Denture Clinic since February 2012.
She enjoys spending her time with her family and watching her son play hockey and baseball. Stephanie is also an award winning florist who owns her own company Flowers on The Fly. She has also had her designed arrangements debut in a wedding magazines. You'd also catch Stephanie in her spare time baking, cooking and watching batman.