For over 30 years, Academy Dental has been dedicated to supporting the oral health of Edmonton’s community. Much of this dedication comes from our staff who helped shape Academy Dental to make it the dental centre it is today.
Take a look at our staff below to learn more about their experience in dentistry.
Dr. James Jurasek
Dr. James Jurasek graduated from the University of Alberta in 1992 and joined Academy Dental in 2000. He was born and raised here in Edmonton and practices general dentistry.
Dr. Benjamin Eastwood
Dr. Benjamin Eastwood graduated from the University of Alberta in 1979. He was born and raised in Edmonton within a family of three generations of dentists. Eventually, he married and created a family of his own with two children and two grandchildren.
Dr. Eastwood has practiced in downtown Edmonton since 1979. He was clinical associate professor at the University of Alberta Dentistry program from 1979 to 1994. He has also been proud to be the dentist to the Edmonton Oilers since 1979.
Throughout his dentistry work, Dr. Eastwood has enjoyed, and still continues to enjoy, a very physically active lifestyle that includes biking, skiing, and playing rugby and hockey. He has even biked to work year-round for 35 years!
Dr. Karyn Isbister
Dr. Karyn Isbister graduated from the University of Alberta in 1992. She has practiced in downtown Edmonton since 1994. When not in the practice or driving her two boys to soccer, she enjoys skiing, squash, and biking. She hopes to add a little golf to her activities in the future too!