Meet The Dental Staff

Jody – Hygienist RDH

Jody - Hygienist RDH at Orillia Smile Centre
Jody Attended Georgian College here in Orillia after high school, where she completed the Dental Assisting program. Immediately after, she entered the Dental Hygiene program and, in 2009, obtained her diploma. Jody was born and raised in the Alliston area, but a combination of her husband and the opportunity for great professional growth brought her here to the Orillia Smile Centre team in 2013. She truly enjoys hygiene and prides herself in being gentle, yet thorough with her clients. When she is not detoxifying sulci (a fancy term for showing oral bacteria who is boss). She is spending time with her family and friends or running around town training for her next big race.

Christine – hygienist RDH

Christine Oakes - RDH at Orillia Smile Centre
Christine was born and raised in Whitby, ON. After high-school Christine attended Durham College for Dental Assisting and graduated in 2012. Immediately after, Christine started the Dental Hygiene program at Durham College graduating with an Advanced Diploma in 2014. Soon after, Christine got a job in Whitby and worked there for 3 years. In 2017, Christine and her boyfriend and their two fur babies made the move to Brechin, ON where they bought their first home. Although there are several differences, Christine loves all the changes that came with moving to Brechin. Christine loves her profession and truly enjoys collaborating with patients and the Dentist daily to achieve optimal oral health.

Courtney -DENTAL ASSISTANT/OFFICE MANAGER

Courtney - LEVEL 2 DENTAL ASSISTANT/OFFICE MANAGER at Orillia Smile Centre
Born in Barrie and raised in Orillia Ontario. Courtney love’s Orillia and the great sense of community that we share in the Sunshine City. She enjoys helping patients and staff to make a smooth and comfortable dental experience from beginning to end for everyone who comes into the Orillia Smile Centre and has been with the team since 2015. While she isn’t at work she enjoys the outdoors, going snowboarding in the winter, and playing baseball in the summer. She also likes to ride her motorcycle when the weather is nice, and just relax with friends and family in her spare time.

Erika – DENTAL ASSISTANT/TREATMENT COORDINATOR

Erika - LEVEL 2 DENTAL ASSISTANT/TREATMENT COORDINATOR at Orillia Smile Centre
Born and raised in the Ottawa Valley, Erika began working in the dental while in her final year of high school. She has added many years of dental experience to her resume since then. During her free time, she enjoys doing fun outdoor activities with her partner Shane, and dog Sierra. She also likes to visit various members of her family and friends. We are very lucky to have Erika be a part of the Smile Centre team since 2016, helping create a great experience for every patient.

Megan – FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

Megan Jewell - FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST at Orillia Smile Centre
Megan is a recent graduate, with honours, of the Office Administration Services Program from Georgian College. She previously has worked in health care for several years, & recently made the transition to administrative work, starting in social work. Megan had always envisioned working in a Dental office, upon completing school. In her free time, she loves to travel. Megan loves cooking & baking for her family & friends, spending time with her son & fur baby- a black lab retriever mix.

Kristen – Front Desk Receptionist

Kristen Front Desk Receptionist at Dentist Office of Orillia Smile Centre
 
Kristen was born and raised in Orillia. She has always loved being part of such a great community and enjoys meeting the many wonderful patients here at Orillia Smile Centre. She has recently made the career change to Front Desk Receptionist and is excited to be a part of our Dental team. When she is not at work, Kristen enjoys camping, hiking, yoga, and spending time with her family and friends.

 

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