Meet The Team

 

Shannon – Dental HYGIENIST

Shannon graduated from Cambrian College’s Dental Hygiene program in 2007. She specialized and gained her experience while working in Periodontology in her home town of Peterborough before making the move to Ottawa. In 2013, Shannon continued her education and became Diode Laser Certified at the University of Sherbrooke in Montreal. She has been with The Downtown Dental Clinic for 8 years now and has built a great rapport with many of her clients and their families!

Shannon works hard to ensure a top-notch patient experience. She displays an exceptional amount of patience, kindness and compassion in her delivery of care. She helps our patients and their families by giving them one-on-one attention. Her organizational skills and spirit shine throughout the office & her warm smile and gentle hand keep her patients coming back.

Outside work, Shannon enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling and staying active. She’s always up for any new adventure and always planning her next trip around the world!

Abby – Dental Hygienist

Abby
Abby graduated in 2018 with an Advanced Dental Hygiene Diploma at Algonquin College. She pursued a dental hygiene profession because of her community focused and health driven ambition. With Abby’s friendly and detail-oriented personality, she will ensure that every one of her clients will have a comfortable and pleasant experience.

Abby has recently completed a course on Invisalign treatment and is eager to offer her knowledge to our patients on this treatment. In her spare time, she can be found painting her grandma’s nails, spending quality time with her family, and skiing with friends. Abby looks forward to applying her knowledge and skills to the dental world one smile at a time.

Majid – Denturist 

 

Majid has years of combined clinical and technical experience involving denture treatment. He strongly believes it is very important to keep current with all innovations in the industry. He puts his beliefs into his practice with continual training education each year, which enables him to provide the best possible denture solutions to meet his patient needs.

Majid enjoys fostering strong relationships with his patients. He does this by listening to their concerns, helping them understand what options are available to resolve their concerns, and proceeding when the patient is happy and comfortable with the proposed course of denture treatment.

We know the new dentures will help improve your confidence through improved facial contouring and a smile to be proud of. Attention to fine detail and being able to deliver successful dental treatment to his patients is what He looks forward to the most when providing his service direct to the public.

Majid has specialized in providing a range of removable prosthetics including full and partial dentures, implant dentures.

Majid is an active and proud member of three professional & regulatory bodies: the College of Denturists of Ontario (CDO), Denturist Association of Ontario (DAO), and The Denturist Association of Canada (DAC) in good standing.

DRASHTI- Certified Dental Assistant

Drashti is a certified Dental Assistant who has joined hands with us since May 2019. She is originally from India who also worked as a Dentist for 2 years back home before her ambitions and destiny made her migrate to Canada. In September 2017 she joined Dental Assistant Programme in Confederation College, Thunder Bay.

Drashti is planning to become a Dentist in the near future so she can start spreading smiles in Canada. Besides this professional life, trying different cuisines, spending time with friends, and doing different activities like painting and making art crafts for home décor are her favorite pastime.

Anane – Dental Assistant

Anane is originally from Ethiopia, and grew up in Norway. She studied Dental Assisting at Oslo Treider College and graduated in 2015. Anane moved to Canada in August 2018. She started at the office in August and began working at The Downtown Dental Clinic. She is very kind and helping person who enjoys interacting with our patients.

Anane has a passion for learning and most recently has completed a course on Invisalign treatment to keep her knowledge current and up to date. In addition to the recent course, Anane has been learning about the dental digital world and also about laser dentistry. In her free time, Anane enjoys spending time with her husband and her friends.

Niloofar – Hygiene coordinator

Niloofar joined the Downtown dentist team in June of 2020. She is already a huge benefit to our team with her positive, friendly attitude. She also brings with her a background in office coordination and customer service. Niloofar is originally from Iran and moved to Canada 2 years ago. As such, she will be happy to help you in English and Persian! On her free time, she likes to walk her dog Coco and paint on wooden handicrafts. 

We guarantee you will have a pleasant interaction with her every time you come in and she can’t wait to welcome all new patients into our dental family! 

Sahar – Admin

Sahar
 Sahar moved to Canada from Afghanistan in 2001. She attended Algonquin College in 2001 to be a social service worker. She joined our team as a receptionist in March 2019. Sahar is always ready to welcome our clients with her smile and help them.
Sahar’s hobbies include shopping, spending time with family, and interacting with others.

If you have any questions about your insurance or the coverage you have, Sahar is the person to go to.

Celine – Admin

Celine is one of the first faces you will see as you walk through our doors and she is always happy to see you! Celine has a diploma in community and justice services from Sheridan College, Brampton. She joined the army straight out of college and she served for 4 years. She then transitioned into cruise ship life as an entertainer from 2018-2020. We are now fortunate to have her as part of our dental team. Celine is a powerful force in the workplace and uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work hard and succeed. On her free time, she enjoys hiking and spending time with friends and family.