About the Doctors

Dr. Kersten

Dr. Kersten was born in Edmonton and raised in Langford. He attended the University of Victoria for predental studies and earned his dental degree from the University of British Columbia in 1985.  Dr Kersten achieved his Orthodontics Certificate and Masters degree from the University of Detroit in 1995. Dr. Gerald Kersten has been providing outstanding orthodontic care for over 23 years.  Prior to establishing his orthodontic practice, he practiced general dentistry for 8 years in Esquimalt   Dr. Kersten maintains memberships in several prestigious organizations including

  • British Columbia Society of Orthodontists,
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists,
  • American Association of Orthodontists,
  • Canadian Association of Orthodontists,
  • Victoria and District Dental Societies.

He and his wife of 37 years, Lisa, have two children: Jane and Andrew. When not in the office Dr Kersten can be found riding his bike , boating or scuba diving

Dr. Kersten

Dr.Gerald

Dr. Goad

Dr. Michael Goad is thrilled to be joining the outstanding team at Kersten Orthodontics! He completed his orthodontic training in Washington, D.C. at Children’s National Medical Center and Washington
Hospital Center. Prior to his orthodontic training Dr. Goad practiced dentistry for four years in Victoria where he made many wonderful friends and discovered the appeal of west coast life. He was born and
raised in Chatham, Ontario and attended the University of Alberta for undergraduate studies. He spent a year abroad in Dublin, Ireland at Trinity College and moved back close to home for dental school in
Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Goad is very happy to call the west coast home once again.

Dr. Goad is a member of the British Columbia Society of Orthodontists, American Association of Orthodontists, Canadian Society of Orthodontists, and the Victoria and District Dental Society.

Dr. Goad is an active mountain biker, skier, and pilot. He loves to travel and spend time with his family and friends.

Dr. Goad

Michael Goad