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Welcome to Cornerstone Dental Group - Dr Rex Hawthorne and Associates

Our team of dental professionals pride ourselves on providing patients with the best dental care possible, in a warm, fun and comfortable environment.

We offer a full range of dental services and treatment planning to help you and your family achieve optimal dental health. From our comfortable seating area and treatment room TVs to our short wait times and sedation options, we strive to provide you with everything you need to have a comfortable and convenient dental experience. We also serve the communities of Lake Country, Armstrong, Lumby, Nakusp, Lavington, and Enderby.

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Meet Our Vernon Dentists

Aiming for a healthier smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

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  • Nicole Cordon, DMD

    General Dentist

    Originally hailing from Montreal, QC, Dr. Nicole Cordon graduated from the University of Montreal earning her Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 2013. Following graduation, she completed a General Practice Residency program at Mount Sinai hospital in Toronto. During this one-year elective, she was involved in providing dental services for persons with disabilities and the medically compromised. There, she also received additional training in sedation, oral surgery and emergency dental services.

    Dr. Cordon has spent the better part of her time in private practice in Ontario but is thrilled to be returning to Vernon after working briefly in the beautiful Okanagan a few years ago. She has also spent several two week periods servicing remote Northern Ontario communities and most recently was part of a dental humanitarian mission to Ecuador providing free dental care to locals in two remote communities. Embarking on many more such adventures and providing dental care to underserved communities is something she hopes to continue throughout her career.

    When not focused on dentistry, Dr. Cordon can be found cooking up feasts with her husband Johnny, hiking, cross-country skiing and entertaining their two wildly active kittens. She looks forward to providing a positive and comfortable dental experience to you and your family.

  • Rex Hawthorne, DMD

    General Dentist

    He attended St. James Elementary School and graduated from W.L. Seaton Secondary in 1986. Before continuing with his post-secondary education, he spent a year in Argentina on a Rotary Exchange. Rumour has it that he still speaks a little Spanish!

    Dr. Hawthorne began his post-secondary education here in Vernon at the college, followed by a year in Kelowna at Okanagan College. He then attended UBC where he graduated in 1991 with his B.Sc. in Animal Biology. He was accepted into the Faculty of Dentistry, again at UBC and graduated with his D.M.D in 1995.

    He then moved back to Vernon to begin his career. Dr. Hawthorne associated with Dr. Clark and Dr. Burnham, before purchasing Dr. Burnham's dental practice in 1996. In 2001, Dr. Hawthorne moved the practice from downtown to their current location in the Cornerstone Dental Building on 27th Street.

    Dr. Hawthorne is an active member of an orthodontic (braces), implant and Botox study club. He has also taken numerous courses in the areas of cosmetic, laser, microscopic, Cerec, Implant, hard and soft tissue grafting and general dentistry.

    When not spending time with his wife Melissa and children Makayla, Reece, and the twins, Ava and Ella, Dr. H enjoys most sports. Some of his favourites include skiing, wakeboarding, kite-boarding, and biking. He also enjoys tinkering around with computers.

  • Sandi Di Fabrizio, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Sandi Di Fabrizio was born and raised in Kelowna, B.C. and has spent most of her life in the Okanagan Valley. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Okanagan University College in 1998 and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of British Columbia in 2002. Since then she has been practicing in the Okanagan and encourages a preventive and restorative approach to dentistry. Dr. Di Fabrizio lives in Winfield, B.C. with her husband Wylie and enjoys playing soccer and spending time with her family and pets.

Why Choose Cornerstone Dental Group - Dr Rex Hawthorne and Associates?

What You Get at Our Dental Clinic in Vernon

With a wide range of dental services available, all of your oral health needs can be met under just one roof.

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Invisalign at Cornerstone Dental

A Clear Alternative to Braces

Invisalign clear aligners are a discreet, convenient orthodontic treatment option for busy adults and teens in Vernon.

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Invisalign Clear Aligners, Vernon Dentist

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Invisalign works to correct orthodontic issues without the appearance of braces. 

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Cosmetic Dental Services in Vernon

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. We want to help give you the confidence to show off your smile.

With the cosmetic dental services available at Cornerstone Dental Group - Dr Rex Hawthorne and Associates, we can help restore your smile. Our Vernon dentists will work with you to create a custom treatment plan to help give you the smile you've been dreaming of. 

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