The Dentists of Santé Dental welcome you to learn more about them!
Our dental team is made up of highly experienced and knowledgeable individuals who are passionate about dentistry. We are committed to our patients and giving you the exceptional dental care that you deserve. Whether you need a cleaning, a filling replaced, or a tooth repaired, our goal is to exceed your oral health needs and ensure your smile stays healthy for a lifetime. Learn more about our team below.
Dr. Eric Kriss
Dr. Eric Kriss grew up in the western US in the states of Colorado and Utah attending the University in Utah earning a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. After graduating with his engineering degree, he worked for 3 years with Rio Tinto mining company before attending dental school. Dr. Kriss studied under the Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry in Nova Scotia from 2016-2020. During dental school he served on numerous student leadership and volunteer positions and was the president of the Dalhousie Dentistry Student Society. Dr. Kriss graduated with his DDS degree in 2020 then relocated to Portland, Oregon for a General Practice Residency at the Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital. The residency had special emphasis and rotations in Oral pathology, Oral Medicine, Minor and moderate TMD disorders, Anesthesiology, Sleep apnea, Minor oral surgery, and a focus in dentistry for patients with special medical and personal needs. Following completion of the residency in 2021. Eric returned to Nova Scotia and joined Sante Dental while also teaching part time as a clinical instructor with the Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry. During residency Dr. Kriss had extensive training in sedation dentistry and is permitted for oral and nitrous oxide adult sedation in Nova Scotia. Dr. Kriss lives in Halifax with his partner Chelsea and their dog Meeka. When not working they are enjoying the best of Nova Scotia together including the food, hikes, and the beaches. Dr. Kriss also enjoys travel and dreams of one more international backpacking trip. Dr. Kriss is excited to use his additional training to provide great oral health outcomes for patients with a focus of minimal stress during appointments.