About Us


I have been a Dental Hygienist for 29 years and have focused on Independent Private Practice for the last 8 years! 

This allows me to provide optimal dental hygiene care to all clients! 


Registered Dental Hygienist
in a progressive, positive, and
team-oriented practice.


Highlights of Qualification

  • 29 years experience in Paediatrics, Periodontics, and General Family Dentistry.
  • 8 years experience in Independent Dental Hygiene Practice in Barrie.
  • Trained by Transitions Consulting Group from 1999-2003.
  • Extensive training with personality profiling using the DISC System.

Relevant Skills and Experience

  • Sensitive and caring performance of a full range of Dental Hygiene skills.
  • Compassionate treatment of nervous and sensitive patients.
  • Proficient Records:  extensive medical and dental history, intra oral photography, and impressions. 
  • Application of DISC Personality Profiling to understand client needs. 
  • Follow up phone calls to all patients with extensive treatment.


  • Hygiene Team Leader 1999-2003, goal setting and monitoring, protocol development.
  • Owner/Operator of a dental placement agency... “The Temp”
  • Interviewing and training new staff.
  • Development of comprehensive Medical and Dental History Questionnaires and Patient Surveys.


  • Member of the Dental Advisory Committee:  Dental Assisting Program and Dental Hygiene Program at Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario.
  • Trained in Safety Oriented First Aid, CPR, and Defibrillator.
  • Active member of the CDHA, ODHA, and ODHA. 
  • Non-smoker with Heptavax-B vaccination.
  • Received an excellent review of 2011 Dental Hygiene Portfolio.

Education and Training

  • Teaching and Training Adults, Certificate Program at Georgian College (June-July 2013)
  • Health and Safety for Dental Offices, 3 Module Seminar (June-August 2013)
  • Continuing education with emphasis on Implant Root Replacement Technology (Current)
  • Dental Hygiene Program, Durham College (August 1988 to June 1989)
  • Dental Assisting Program, Fanshawe College (January l986 to December l986)

Academic Awards

  • London and District Dental Society Proficiency Award (l986)
  • Dean's List Dental Assisting Program (1986)
  • Dean's List Dental Hygiene Program (l988-l989)
  • Preventive Dental Hygiene Award (l989)

Continuing Education

  • Caring for Dental Implants:  Dr. John P. Zarb
  • Prosthodontic Considerations For Immediate Implant Loading Protocols:  Dr. John P. Zarb
  • Troubleshooting Implant-Supported Overdentures:  Dr. David Chvartszaid
  • Mucogingival Surgery Around Teeth and Implants:  Dr. David Chvartszaid
  • Immediate Implant Loading:  Dr. Lesley David
  • Prosthodontic Review 2012:  Dr. John P. Zarb
  • “The Power of A Team”  Practice Communication Skills by Nobel Institute
  • “Care and Maintenance of Dental Implants”  by Nobel Institute
  • Smarten-up, Sharpen-up
  • Fighting Fat after Fifty
  • Excellence in Management:  Learn how to bring out the best in people.
  • Telephone Skills From A to Z:  The Telephone “Doctor” phone Book.
  • Excellent Periodontal Management
  • D.I.S.C.  Positive Personality Profiling