About the Doctors

Dr. Kersten

Dr. Gerald Kersten was born in Edmonton and raised on Vancouver Island 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 25 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.

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Dr. Goad

Dr. Michael Goad joined the team at Kersten Orthodontics in 2018.  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. 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 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

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