Dr. Allan Larter
Born in Edmonton, raised in Saskatoon and Winnipeg, Dr. Allan Larter is a graduate of the University of Manitoba (U of M). As an undergraduate he earned awards in orthodontics and pedodontics. Prior to moving to Kelowna in 1996, Dr. Larter had a private family practice in the Winnipeg suburb of North Kildonan. At the same time, Dr. Larter enjoyed his academic teaching role as a clinical instructor at the U of M Faculty of Dentistry, in the restorative dentistry and crown and bridge departments. Dr. Larter enjoys the life-long learning opportunities that practising dentistry provides.
He has studied and taken many didactic courses in placing dental implants as well as providing the prosthetic components for them. He has also studied to learn various surgical procedures including gingival (gum) grafting and pocket reduction procedures. Dr. Larter has been a member of orthodontist, Dr. Richard Litt’s, orthodontic study club, F.O.R.C.E., for over 20 years. In the past, Dr. Larter has had the opportunity to provide his services to the Kelowna Gospel Mission Dental Clinic, and looks forward to providing future service to this very worthwhile charitable organization.
In his leisure time, Dr. Larter enjoys travelling with his children Justin and Alanna and his wife Judie. He loves skiing, golfing, road biking, playing his saxophone, and walking the family golden doodle on the Greenway.