Our Team

At Uptowne Dental Centre in Toronto, our team of dental hygienists, dental assistants and administrative staff is dedicated to helping our patients achieve optimal oral health. 

Hygiene Team

Heather

Heather
Dental Hygienist

Heather graduated in 1993 and has been a part of the team at Uptowne Dental Centre ever since.

Bringing with her many years of experience, Heather is a very thorough, knowledgeable and diligent hygienist. She loves dealing with people and has a great rapport with her patients.

In her spare time Heather enjoys spending time with her husband and three boys.

Rossana

Rossana
Dental Hygienist

After obtaining a bachelor of science degree in biology and psychology, Rossana went on to obtain a diploma in dental hygiene at George Brown College. Rossana has been a registered dental hygienist since 2003 and has been with our practice ever since graduating.

Rossana enjoys building relationships with her clients and helping them achieve optimal health while giving them professional gentle care. When not working with our team Rossana enjoys traveling and spending time with her family

Ida

Ida
Dental Hygienist

Ida graduated from dental hygiene in 1985. She started working at Uptowne Dental Centre in 1995.  After 34 years she still loves her profession. She strives to be very thorough, while being as gentle as possible.

Outside of work, she has three children and one grandchild. Her spare time is spent enjoying family, close friends, cooking and laughing.

Rita

Rita
Dental Hygienist

Rita has been a registered dental hygienist for over 12 years and joined our team in 2017. Rita completed her bachelor degree of biochemistry and food sciences at Hebrew University, and received her dental hygiene training in Jerusalem followed by a bachelor degree in adult education at Brock University.

Rita’s past experience working in diverse clinical environments includes teaching at a local Dental Hygiene College. She values ongoing personal and professional growth and has completed training in neuromuscular dentistry and sleep apnea at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies.

Recently she has completed training in dementia and palliative care at the Alzheimer’s Society. Her interests include orthodontics and pediatric sleep apnea.

Her fun-loving nature, attention to detail and drive to succeed makes her an excellent hygienist. Rita strongly believes in helping others and volunteers at a Hebrew school and at Baycrest Hospital. In her spare time, Rita enjoys hiking, yoga, salsa and bachata.

Simone

Simone
Dental Hygienist

Simone began her dental career in 2001 as a Certified Level 2 Dental Assistant. In 2007, she became a Registered Dental Hygienist and has enjoyed educating and encouraging patients through their dental journey.

Simone started working with Uptowne Dental Centre in 2014 and is involved in multiple dental hygiene study groups in order to stay current in the field.

When Simone is not caring for patients, she enjoys spending time with her family and staying active.

Clinical Team

Sally

Sally
Dental Assistant

Sally graduated from the Toronto School of Business in 1999 and began working at Uptowne Dental Centre in July of 2001.

Sally is passionate about her dental career and loves conversing and assisting her patients.

Beryl

Beryl
Dental Assistant

Beryl graduated from Toronto School of Business in 1996.

Beryl has been a part of the Uptowne Dental family for 21 years as a certified dental assistant.

Coco

Coco
Dental Assistant

Coco graduated with honours from George Brown College in 2018 as a Dental Assistant Level II. She joined Uptowne Dental in September 2018.

When not working, Coco enjoys taking day-trips with friends and discovering new restaurants.

Administration Team

Grace

Grace
Practice Manager

Grace joined Uptowne Dental in 2000, graduating with honours as a Certified Dental Assistant in 1991 as well as completing her CDAA Receptionists Certification in 1993. She brings many years of clinical and administrative experience to her role as practice manager.

Grace has outstanding organizational, communication and leadership skills and uses them daily to ensure Uptowne Dental continues to be committed to excellence.

Grace enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and travelling.

Daryan

Daryan
Treatment Coordinator

Daryan joined our team in 2009 as a treatment coordinator. Her years of experience & knowledge in the dental field help to provide exceptional customer service and make our patients feel comfortable.

In her spare time Daryan enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Rosa

Rosa
Administration

Rosa joined our administrative team in 2005. Over the years she has taken on the role of recall/patient coordinator.

She will greet you with a friendly smile and is always happy to help book your appointments to accommodate your busy schedules.

She enjoys spending time with her family & friends and also enjoys baking, gardening and going on long nature walks.

Stephanie

Stephanie
Administration

Stephanie joined our team in July of 2017. Her background in customer service makes her an excellent patient coordinator and a great addition to our team.

In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Joy

Joy
Administration

Joy joined the team in 2016. With her friendly nature and caring personality, Joy will always make you feel welcome at Uptowne. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling with her husband and spending time with her family and friends.

Uptowne Dental Centre is always accepting new patients! 

Contact us today to book your first appointment.

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