Meet the Dental Team
The dental team of Dentistry @ 1881 welcomes you!
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.
Shantell is our office manager and has worked with Dr. Tamo for the past 4 years. She comes with 15 + 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 a mother to a very active and adorable girl, to whom Dr. Tamo is an honorary grandmother.
Wendy was welcomed to Dr. Tamo’s office in October 2017. She has been working in the dental field since 2008. She enjoys her job because in her words “no two days are alike!” She strives to maintain the highest level of customer service and makes the patient’s comfort her priority. In her free time, Wendy enjoys being with family and friends, exploring new and different restaurants or simply grabbing a coffee and going for a walk.
Ever since high school (believe it or not, that wasn’t last year!) Santia knew that she was meant to be in the dental field. She brings over 10 years of clinical and administrative experience to our office. She has worked in a variety of roles and with her strong business administration background she is a great addition to our team. Santia enjoys interacting with patients and is committed to ensuring that our patients have an amazing experience every time they visit! In her spare time, Santia enjoys reading, drawing, traveling and anything related to fitness. Her family is the center of her universe!
Lesley is a George Brown College graduate having acquired both her dental assisting level 2 diploma and her dental office administration diploma. Born and raised in Toronto, she enjoys the city to its fullest, trying new restaurants and spending time with her family and friends.
Cynthia is a Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated in 2014 and joined our team in November 2017. Cynthia is a member of the Canadian Dental Hygiene Association and the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. She is friendly, knowledgeable and highly proficient. Cynthia loves to participate in continuing education courses to enhance her knowledge. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.
Originally from Alberta, Ilona has been in the dental field for about 6 years. She started out as a dental assistant and decided to go back to school to become a dental hygienist. She graduated with high honours and decided to make Toronto her permanent home. Ilona loves her job and strives to make every patient feel as comfortable as she can. In her spare time she likes to run along the lake and spend time with friends and family.