Meet the Doctors


Dr. Evlyn Romanowski

Board Certified General Dentist

Dr. Evlyn Romanowski was born in Edmonton, Alberta. She attended the University of Alberta and the University of British Columbia, where she graduated with a D.D.S. in 1993.

Dr. Romanowski has continued her education in esthetic dentistry and orthodontics. She is an active member of the Canadian and Alberta Dental Associations, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Edmonton and District Dental Society. Evlyn continues to strive to provide the highest quality of care to her family of clients with dental technology and continuing education in a warm, caring, and gentle environment.

Dr. Kris Kalhs

Board Certified General Dentist

Dr. Kris Kalhs was born in Drumheller, Alberta. He attended the University of Alberta, where he graduated with a D.D.S. in 1977. After graduating from dentistry, he spent a year in the University Hospital internship program where his primary focus was on surgery. Since then and for the last 40 years surgery has been his passion.

Equipped with experience, technology, and education; Dr. Kalhs is able to provide cosmetic enhancements, implants, oral surgery, sedation in conjunction with these procedures, and general dentistry. He enjoys providing quality care in a client focused, friendly, and comfortable environment.

Dr. Catheryn Shea

Board Certified General Dentist

Dr. Catheryn Shea graduated from Camrose Composite High School in 2003 and went on to receive her undergraduate degree in biological sciences from the University of Alberta.

She continued her studies at the University of Alberta and completed the Doctor of Dental Surgery program in 2011. Dr. Shea enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and prides herself on quality care. Her gentle and caring nature are what attracts patients to her. Dr. Shea loves traveling and enjoys hiking, tennis, skiing, and yoga. She is very excited about her position at Karo Dental and looks forward to serving Spruce Grove and the surrounding communities.

Dr. Vanessa Shewchuk

Board Certified General Dentist

Dr. Vanessa Shewchuk was raised in Sherwood Park, Alberta where she attended school in the Ukrainian bilingual program. She then moved to Edmonton where she completed both her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees at the University of Alberta.

Inspired to pursue dentistry by her father, Dr. Shewchuk prides herself on treating her patients as if they were members of her own family. Vanessa understands that coming to the dentist is not always easy, but does her best to ensure her patients are always as comfortable as possible.

When she’s not busy working at Karo Dental and helping people’s smiles, Dr. Shewchuck enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and keeps active through yoga and cycling.