Meet The Team

Abby – Dental Hygienist

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.

Maria – Dental Hygienist


Maria became a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2018 and received her diploma from the Canadian National Institute of Health during the previous year. Her passion for helping others and meeting new people led her to pursue this profession. Her aim is to make clients’ experience in a dental setting pleasant and enjoyable as well as share her knowledge in oral hygiene care so that clients can love their smiles more.

Currently, Maria is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences at Queen’s University. As a fitness enthusiast, Maria enjoys training and keeping an active lifestyle. Maria also loves trying different types of cuisines and learning about different cultures. In her spare time, Maria likes going for runs throughout the city and spending time with friends and family.

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- 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.

 Melanie-Office manager

Melanie has been living in Ottawa for almost 22 years. She moved around the country from her childhood to early adult years due to her family being in the military. Finally, she settled here in Ottawa in 2003. She attended CDI college for dental assisting, and this is where her career started. She has had the opportunity to work in some great offices, which have led her to many aspects of dentistry. She began as a dental assistant, but after several years, she learned and gained experiences in other areas such as hygiene coordinator, treatment coordinator, administrator, and eventually into management roles, where she has been for the past eight years. She joined The Downtown Dental Clinic team in 2021 as an office manager to make the team more potent with her experience and positive energy. She is ready to answer all your questions and concerns.  

She is at home with her daughter, her partner, and her three cats Nyx, Lenny and Scrappy, in her spare time. She loves swimming, boating, camping, walking and skating.