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Meet the Dental Team

The dental team of Dentistry @ 1881 welcomes you!

dentistry@1881 office manager Deanna

Deanna has worked in the office since 1999. She brings more than 20 years of experience in the dental field and is qualified in all areas of dental office administration. She enjoys building long-term relationships with our patients, helping to ensure that they feel comfortable and relaxed. Deanna is always happy to answer any questions that you may have. On arrival you can be assured of a smile and a warm greeting. She keeps us laughing all day!

Deanna enjoys travel and her highlight trip was a Mediterranean Cruise with her mother and sister. She loves to spend time with family, friends and her dog Oliver.

dentistry@1881 dental hygienist Lina

Lina has worked with Dr. Tamo since 1985 when she graduated as a registered dental hygienist from George Brown College. She continues to participate in on going dental education courses, bringing to the office new information and ideas. Her dedication and integrity has been the cornerstone of hygiene care in our office.

Lina enjoys traveling in her spare time. Her travels have included many interesting adventures with climbing Ayres Rock in the Australian Outback and cycling in Italy as highlights.

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Alanna graduated valedictorian of her class in 2004 from the School of Dental Hygiene at Dalhousie University. She joined Dr. Tamo’s team in 2005 first as a temporary hygienist but liked everyone so much she refused to leave! Alanna had an interesting journey that led her to a career in dental hygiene. Ask her about her days spent as the costume mistress aboard Norwegian Cruise lines.

In her spare time, Alanna can be found at the local Cineplex watching the latest movies, reading anything that she can get her hands on and exploring her creative side in various dance classes.

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Amanda was born on the beautiful island of Barbados. She grew up in Toronto and went to Georgian College before completing her Level II Dental Assisting. She is a sports enthusiast who excelled in gymnastics and enjoys watching basketball. She is a very valuable chairside assistant who laughs at all of Dr. Tamo’s jokes!


Shantell is one of the newest members of our team, however she comes with 14 years of dental office administration experience. She was born in Toronto and grew up in sunny Florida. Shantell played competitive high school and collegiate volleyball. Now, she is mother to a very active and adorable girl, to whom Dr. Tamo is an honorary grandmother.