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Meet Toronto’s Favorite Dental Team

The Dental Team at Dentistry @ 1881 Welcomes You!

Our long-serving dental team ensures that our dental office runs like a well-oiled machine, one where appointments always start on time and your questions are answered as soon as they’re asked! Their goal is to make sure you’re comfortable and relaxed from check-in to checkout, and they’ll give you plenty of reasons to walk out with a huge smile on your face! To start getting to know everyone, you can read on below.

Lina

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 ongoing dental education courses, bringing to the dental office new information and ideas. Her dedication and integrity have been the cornerstone of hygiene care in our dental 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

Office manager Shantell

Shantell is our office manager and has worked with Dr. Tamo for the past five + 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 of a very active and adorable girl, to whom Dr. Tamo is an honorary grandmother.

Wendy

Dental team member Wendy

Wendy was welcomed to Dr. Tamo’s dental 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.

Lesley

Dental assistant Lesley

Lesley is a George Brown College graduate, having acquired both her dental assisting level 2 diploma and her dental office administration diploma there. She is also the office Tooth Fairy, bringing joy to both children and adults. Born and raised in Toronto, she enjoys the city to its fullest, trying new restaurants and spending time with her family and friends whenever she can.

Cynthia

(On Maternity Leave Until June 2020)

Dental hygienist Cynthia

Cynthia is a Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated in 2014 and joined our team in November 2017. She 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, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.

Ilona

Dental hygienist Ilona

Originally from Alberta, Ilona has been in the dental field for about six years. She started 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.

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