Meet the Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

Administrators | Hygienists | Assistants


Our Administrators

Marcia - Office Manager

Steadfast. Insightful. Diplomatic.

Hi, I'm Marcia (not Marsha...Mar-see-a). I am the Office Manager at Westmeadow Dental. People who know me well would describe me as being 'creative'. I grew up out in the country which would explain why my first job was pulling weeds in a farmer’s field. When I’m not at the office, I spend my time boating, shopping, or with my family. Food I can’t live without is coffee, cookies, and chocolate – in that order! My favourite Disney character is Dori: Just keep swimming! In 1986, I visited my high-school friend who moved away to BC and we experienced Expo ’86 and to this day, it remains my favourite vacation. One thing that I am most proud of is my children Alyssa and Cameron, and my grandson Tristin. A random fact you may not know about me is that spelling mistakes and grammatical errors irritate me. Words that I live by: "The plan for your life far exceeds the circumstances of today" and "There is always, always, always something to be thankful for."

 

Amanda - Restorative CoordinatorAmanda

 

Perseverant. Intuitive. Creative.

I’m Amanda, the Restorative Coordinator at Westmeadow Dental. However my family refers to me as Poopy, a nickname I acquired as a toddler. I can be best described as cheerful. Something interesting about me is that I have an identical twin sister. We grew up in Windsor where we both had the same first job – babysitting. Two foods that I absolutely couldn’t live without are tacos; which I eat religiously every week, and pizza. In my spare time I enjoy reading and writing and fishing. My favourite vacation has yet to come – I’ve always wanted to travel to Paris. My favourite Disney character is Alice from Alice in Wonderland. One thing which I am most proud of is not settling for less than I deserve. Words I live by are: Life is what you make it. 

 

Lesley - Treatment Coordinator

Genuine. Appreciative. Persistence.

“Live well, laugh often, love much." Those are the words that I live by. I am Lesley, the Treatment Coordinator at Westmeadow Dental. My interests include home decor and reading, and I am a wine enthusiast! I also love pizza with olives. Most people would describe me as 'genuine'. What people may not know about me is that I have my firearms licence and I am terrifed of spiders! Long before I pursued my career in dental, I was working the drive-thru at McDonald’s. My favourite Disney character is Merida from “Brave” and my best vacation ever was to the Dominican Republic. My proudest achievement? I am really proud of being a great mom!

 

Darlene - Hygiene Coordinator

Witty. Analytical. Determined.

I am Darlene (most people call me Dar), the Hygiene Coordinator here at Westmeadow Dental. I could be described by some people as 'curious'. My first job was as a bakery clerk at Zehr's. Some interesting things about me are that I build awesome campfires, and my best vacation ever was snowmobiling in Algonquin Park - yes, I love the snow! One food that I cannot live without is Kraft smooth peanut butter. In my spare time I enjoy going to the cottage, dog training and doing jigsaw puzzles. My favourite Disney character is Tigger. One thing of which I am most proud of is putting myself through college. Words I live by are, "Everything happens for a reason."

 

Our Dental Hygienists

Allison - Dental Hygienist

Personable. Compassionate. Dedicated.

I, Allison (Allie to friends and family) am a Registered Dental Hygienist at Westmeadow Dental. People who know me well would describe me as 'witty'. As a youngster, I figure skated competetively for 15 years, which is probably why my first job was a snack bar attendant at the local arena. When I am not at the office, I enjoy reading, playing and coaching soccer, playing hockey (still at the arena!), walking my dog, and running my kids around to various activities. Food I cannot live without is pizza, with coffee coming in at a close second. My favourite Disney character is Sleeping Beauty. In 2004, my husband and I travelled to Scotland, which remains my favourite vacation. One thing I am most proud of is my kids ... most days! A random fact that you may not know about me is that I am fairly certain that I cannot be hypnotized; I also cannot do the “Magic Eye” 3D puzzles. Words that I live by: “Keep Calm & Carry On.”

 

Crystal - Dental Hygienist

Animated. Professional. Thoughtful.

I am Crystal: party rocker!! I am a Registered Dental Hygienist at Westmeadow Dental. Before I became a dental hygienist, I completed the WIST carpentry course at Conestoga College. My first job, however, was as a paper delivery girl for the Stratford Beacon Herald. When I’m not working, I enjoy swimming, hiking, and spending time with my family. I recently traveled to the Mayan Riviera in Mexico, which has been my favourite vacation so far. One food I cannot live without is french fries! My favourite Disney character is Tinker Bell. Most people would describe me as 'quirky'. I am very proud of the fact that I became a dental hygienist as a mature student. Words I live by are “Dance like nobody’s watching” and “When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine!”

 

Leslie Dawn - Dental Hygienist

Caring. Meticulous. Persevering.

I am Leslie Dawn, or LD for short! I have been a Registered Dental Hygienist at Westmeadow Dental for over 25 years! I could be best described as 'caring', which is a fundamental asset in my profession. I am most proud of my son, Blaine. I recently went on an Alaskan cruise with my family, which truly has been my best vacation to date. One food I cannot live without is grapefruit: I eat at least one a day! My hobbies include quilting, knitting, running, hiking, and generally being outdoors in nature. My first job was housekeeping at a summer tourist resort in Sundridge, Ontario. My favourite Disney character is Goofy. Something not a lot of people know about me is that I play the piano. Words I live by are “Never, never, never give up.”

 

Linda - Dental Hygienist

Respectful. Committed. Adaptable.

I am Linda, a Registered Dental Hygienist at Westmeadow Dental. I could best be described as 'spontaneous'. Some fun things to know about me are that my favourite Disney character is Cinderella, my favourite food is Pho (Vietnamese beef noodle soup), and that my first job was picking strawberries. Another interesting fact is that I had 3 kids in 3 years - all girls! I am most proud of my children. When I am not at work, I enjoy watching movies and spending time with my family. My best trip so far was in 2011 when my friends and I went to Vietnam. Some words that inspire me are, "Everything happens for a reason."

 

Marianne - Dental Hygienist

Considerate. Engaging. Globetrotter.

I am Marianne, a Registered Dental Hygienist at Westmeadow Dental. I can be best described as 'considerate'. Before becoming a dental hygienist, my first job was a cashier in a bakery at the St. Jacob's Farmers Market. In my spare time I enjoy travelling, photography, snowboarding and cooking. Some things people may not know about me is that my nickname is Pooface or also Makulit, which means 'mischievious' in Tagalog. I also love full moons! One food I cannot live without is meat - I am a total carnivore! My favourite Disney character is Dory from "Finding Nemo". One thing of which I am especially proud of is giving birth to my healthy baby girl in 2015. On my honeymoon, I traveled to Africa and went on safari in the Kenyan Serengeti, hiked Mount Kilimanjaro and relaxed at a beach in Zanzibar. This has been my best vacation yet. Some words I find inspiring are, "Live. Love. Laugh."

 

Melissa - Dental Hygienist

Comical. Friendly. Kind-hearted.

Hi! I am Melissa (or Mel...or Meliss...), a Registered Dental Hygienist at Westmeadow Dental. Most people would describe me as 'caring'. Before I was a dental hygienist, my first job was at Swiss Chalet, however, a food I cannot live without isn't chicken but Pizza! In 2016 I became a mommy to my sweet baby girl, Isla Rose, my proudest accomplishment. The best vacation I've ever taken was a Mediterranean Cruise to Italy, Croatia, Turkey and Greece. My favourite Disney character is Donald Duck. When I'm not at the office, I enjoy boating and crafting. Something you may not know about me is that I have diagnosed myself with a small case of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - I am a neat freak and I love to organize! Words that I live by are, "Live. Love. Laugh."

 

Nikki - Dental Hygienist

Honest. Perfectionist. Ambitious.

Hi! I am Nikki, one of the Registered Dental Hygienists at Westmeadow Dental. Most people would describe me as “sassy.” Some of my nicknames include Nik, Nico, or Nikki-roo. Before becoming a dental hygienist, some other jobs I’ve had include working at Wendy’s and being a bridge caddy. Some of my out-of-the-office interests include weights, makeup, shopping, dance, and anything Harry Potter! Two of my favourite foods are watermelon and tacos. My favourite Disney character is Iron Man. When I was in high school, I went on a history trip to Italy: so far, my best trip ever! One fun fact about me is that I am an obsessive planner. A few years ago I hiked the Berg Lake Trail, a 24k climb up Mount Robson in British Columbia: my proudest achievement! Some words that I live by are “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.”

 

Pam - Dental Hygienist

Easygoing. Sincere. Conscientious.

I am Pam (or nicknamed PJ). I have been a Registered Dental Hygienist at Westmeadow Dental for 20 years! Those who know me would describe me as 'practical'. When I get the chance, I love to travel but with any spare time I enjoy shopping, decorating, reading and spending time with friends. One food I cannot live without is Ripple Chips with French Onion Dip. My first job was as a pharmacy assistant at my dad's pharmacy in Cambridge. My favourite Disney character is Pluto. So far, one of my best vacations has been to Playa del Carmen, Mexico. One fun fact about me is that I do not watch any reality TV! I am most proud of my long-term friendships. Some words I live by are, "Do MORE of what makes you HAPPY."

 

Our Dental Assistants

Becky - Dental Assistant

Dynamic. Hard-working. Attentive.

I am Becky (or Beckster) and I am a Dental Assistant at Westmeadow Dental. My bubbly personality has been an asset to me in this profession for over 35 years. Before I became a dental assistant, my first job was a paper route. My favourite activities are running and biking; I quit smoking after 30 years and started running marathons. In 2013, I ran the ‘actual’ marathon in Marathon, Greece! Two foods I cannot live without are buttery popcorn and steak. Great after running! My favourite Disney character is Goofy, which may explain a random fact about me: I can wiggle my ears which my father taught all of us to do! In life, I always say “Don’t sweat the small stuff. Be happy!”

 

Carlie - Dental Assistant

Efficient. Out-going. Optimistic.

I am Carlie, the Hygiene Assistant at Westmeadow Dental. I also go by my actual name of Carlen or Car for short. People would describe me as 'energetic'. When I was 12, my first job was selling vegetables at the St. Jacob’s Farmers Market. When not at work, I enjoy snowboarding, hiking, going to the beach, and travelling. One food I absolutely love is peanut butter! My best vacation to date has been a road trip to North Carolina and Florida. An interesting fact about me is that I speak Serbian fluently. My favourite Disney character is Timon from “The Lion King.” Some things of which I am especially proud of include my marriage and purchasing my first home with my husband. Words I live by are, “Don’t worry, be happy!”

 

Katie - Dental Assistant

Loyal. Task-Oriented. Problem-Solver.

I am Katie, a Dental Assistant at Westmeadow Dental. Before I was a dental dssistant, my first job was picking raspberries. Some interesting facts about me are: my nickname is Mickey, I am not good at sharing Lego and I cannot live without my Shakeology. When I'm not at the office I enjoy reading, exercising, cooking, crocheting and drawing. My favourite Disney character is Ariel from "The Little Mermaid" and my favourite vacation was to Disney World as a child. I could best be described as honest. One thing of which I am especially proud of is my daughter. Some words that I find inspirational are: "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger; You're given nothing in life that you can't handle."

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