Our Team

All of our staff are highly trained and committed to providing you the best customer service. This includes keeping you informed throughout your treatment and ensuring that each visit to our office is as pleasant and comfortable as possible.


Scott PentecostDr. Scott Pentecost has been practicing family dentistry for the past 15 years. He graduated with his dental degree from the University of British Columbia where he was president of his class for 4 years and president of the Dental Undergraduate Society. Scott is passionate about dentistry and has pursued extensive continuing education in the various aspects of implant dentistry and the supporting surgery required to make implant dentistry successful. Scott is an avid outdoors enthusiast with a love for skiing, hiking, fishing and camping. He lives in Nelson with his wife and 2 young children.


Adrian NaqviDr. Adrian Naqvi has been practicing family dentistry for 14 years. After graduating from the University of British Columbia in 2004, he practiced in Vancouver and pursued additional training in oral surgery and endodontic (root canal) therapy. He concurrently pursued his other passion of music by attending music production school and playing in several Vancouver bands. Adrian has more recently returned to Nelson to be closer to family and to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle the Kootenay’s have to offer. He joined Kootenay Dental Arts in 2017 and is passionate about serving his home town community.