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Meet The Team

Tara

Registered Dental Assistant (Team Lead)

Tara is a Registered Dental Assistant and also the Team Lead for the RDA's at Stony Plain Dental Centre. She graduated from NAIT and has over 15 years of experience as a RDA. She previously worked in Grande Praire, Vegreville, and Edmonton before working with Stony Plain Dental Centre. She has had Team Lead training through the Scheduling Institute to help her manage her team effectively. 


Yara

Registered Dental Assistant

Yara graduated from NAIT as a Registered Dental Assistant in 2005. She has worked in both general and specialty practices. Over the years, she has attended many continuing education courses and has volunteered on the local Dental Assistants Association board. Yara has been with Stony Plain Dental Centre since fall of 2015 and works closely with general dentist Dr. Gangji. 


Morgan

Registered Dental Assistant

Morgan graduated from KDM College as an RDA in 2014. She moved from Whitecourt and worked in Spruce Grove before starting at Stony Plain Dental Centre. Morgan has been with SPDC since 2016. 


Tristyn

Registered Dental Assistant

Tristyn has been working for Stony Plain Dental Centre since 2013. She graduated from KDM College in 2013 and completed her internship with SPDC. She doubled as a Dental Receptionist and a Registered Dental Assistant for a few years before transitioning to just assisting.


Julia

Registered Dental Assistant

In 2014, Julia graduated from NAIT as a Registered Dental Assistant. She previously worked in Spruce Grove and has been with Stony Plain Dental Centre since 2016. 


Robyn

Registered Dental Assistant

Robyn graduated from NAIT as a Registered Dental Assistant in 1997. She worked in general dentistry in Edmonton before working with Stony Plain Dental Centre. In the past, she was on the NAIT Dental Assisting Advisory Board and regularly spoke at NAIT to students studying dental hygiene. Robyn has participated in a variety of CEREC trainings in the United States. 


Bonnie

Hygiene Coordinator (Team Lead)

Bonnie has been with Stony Plain Dental Centre for two years. She has an Office Administration diploma from NAIT with over twenty years of administration experience. She completed the Scheduling Institute's (SI) Hygiene Leadership training, Ritz-Carlton customer service training, and Freedom of Information and Protection (FOIP) training. Also, she has previously owned multiple businesses, including a fitness centre. She leads and manages the hygiene department at Stony Plain Dental Centre. 


Rachel

Registered Dental Hygienist

Rachel has been with Stony Plain Dental since 2010. She started as a Registered Dental Assistant and then went back to school to become a Registered Dental Hygienist. She received High Honours at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and loves serving the Stony Plain community.


Kelsey

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kelsey graduated with honours from Canadore College in North Bay, Ontario in 2017. She was a recipient of the 2015 Colgate-Palmolive and CDHA Academic Admission Scholarship. Kelsey is a Registered Dental Hygienist at Stony Plain Dental Centre. 


Dona

Front Desk Administrator (Team Lead)

Dona grew up in Saskatchewan and graduated from the Siast Wascana's Dental Assisting program in Regina. Dona moved to Stony Plain in 2006 and started her career in dental administration. She previously worked at another clinic in Stony Plain before transitioning to Stony Plain Dental Centre in 2015. She is now the Team Lead for the front desk administrative team. 


Taylor

Front Desk Administrator

Taylor graduated with a Diploma in Dental Administration Assistant from the Academy of Learning Career College. She also completed Dentrix Software training. Taylor has been with Stony Plain Dental Centre since early 2017. She worked for two other dental offices in Edmonton before making the transition to Stony Plain. 


Kheerstin

Front Desk Administrator

Kheerstin has over twenty years of experience working in the dental industry. She previously worked as a Registered Dental Assistant and a Registered Dental Hygienist. 


Sonya

Front Desk Administrator

Sonya previously worked as a kitchen designer before transitioning into administration. She has over 15 years of administrative experience and two years of experience in dental administration. Sonya recently joined Stony Plain Dental Centre this year and has already completed Ritz-Carlton customer service training with the team. 


Killoran

Front Desk Administrator

Killoran has been working for Stony Plain Dental Centre since November 2016. She received the 5-Star Certification training for telephone calls from the Scheduling Institute (SI) and has Ritz-Carlton customer service training. 


Octavio

Operations Manager

Octavio is the Operations Manager at Stony Plain Dental Centre. He has a Bachelor of Business Management and a Bachelor of Marketing from the American Intercontinental University. He completed both degrees while working in the United States army. He also has a Certificate of Project Management from Boston University. In 2010, he joined Dr. Gangji and Stony Plain Dental Centre. 


Office Location

  • Stony Plain
  • 3919 49th Avenue
  • Suite 109
  • Stony Plain, Alberta
  • T7Z 2J7
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