Southridge Dental is the home to an experienced, compassionate, energetic dental staff! Our office staff members, dental hygienists, and dental assistants are carefully selected based on their professional dental training, capabilities and experience.
Kendall - Office Manager
Kendall has been working in the dental field since 2000. She took time off to start her family and pursue her love of fitness. She then went on to manage a gym and own her own business before returning to the dental field.
In her spare time she teaches fitness classes (9 per week!) and takes care of her young family.
Kendall is proud to be part of a team whose vision is to provide patients with outstanding care and customer service. She is thrilled to be able to provide patients with a health-oriented philosophy for their dental care using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques.
Shelby - Treatment Coordinator
Shelby has been involved with customer service for over 8 years and working with the public is her niche. She decided to pursue a career in dentistry a few years after high school and has loved it so far! She is especially excited to be a part of such an innovative dental team.
In her spare time, Shelby enjoys hanging out with family and friends, going to yoga and spending time outside with her dog.
Mery - Insurance Coordinator
As the newest member to the Southridge Dental family, Mery finds it extremely gratifying to incorporate her love for organization and standards of excellence into her work with Southridge Dental.
Since joining the office, she has enjoyed taking continuing education classes which have helped further strengthen her potential. Mery takes immense pride in her career and enjoys what she is doing.
This Vancouver native loves traveling, spending time with her friends and family. She’s often taking her dog on adventures with her lovely husband. She also has a passion for cooking and home decor.
Cherise - Certified Dental Assistant
As a recent graduate from the Certified Dental Assistant program at Douglas College, Cherise has been looking forward to starting her career in the dental field. The positive and encouraging environment at Southridge Dental keeps her excited about her future. Cherise has always been interested in working with the public, and becoming a CDA allows her to work with people of all ages on a daily basis.
As a part of the team at Southridge Dental, Cherise is able expand her knowledge and learn new skills each day.
When she is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travelling and doing local outdoor activities.
Tracy - Certified Dental Assistant
After 10 years in the service industry, Tracy decided that her talents would be put to better use in a different field. She loves working with people and making them smile, so the choice to pursue a career in dentistry was clear. She received her training at Vancouver Community College and has been a Certified Dental Assistant for 7 years.
Tracy lives in Abbotsford with her husband and two young boys. They love spending time outdoors either gardening, camping or just horsing around. Indoors, they all love reading or just horsing around!
Leanne - Certified Dental Assistant
Leanne has been working in the dental field as a Certified Dental Assistant since 2007.
Leanne really enjoys working with the team at Southridge Dental, as they share the same goal of creating the best experience possible for every single patient, every single time! Leanne is looking forward to furthering her education and experience in dental with Southridge Dental.
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Maria - Certified Dental Assistant
Maria was born and raised in Russia where she worked as a nail technician before moving to Vancouver with her parents in 2006. Maria grew up in a medical family and couldn't imagine her life not being in the medical field of some capacity. She then graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant from CDI College Burnaby in 2009, and then went on to further her education by completing the Orthodontic Module with CDI college in 2014.
Maria has worked in various dental offices around Vancouver and has learned many new skills along the way.
In her free time Maria enjoys spending time with her husband, two boys and dog. They love exploring local parks and new restaurants. She also loves books and listening to music!
Allysia - Certified Dental Assistant
Allysia has 12 years of experience as a CDA and has seen/assisted with almost every type of procedure from lab work to surgeries. She really enjoys hands-on tasks and seeing the art that comes with doing dentistry.
Allysia enjoys crafts and nail art in her spare time, frequently posting her nail art on Instagram. She also enjoys taking nature walks and swimming.
Jessi - Registered Dental Hygienist
Born and raised in Surrey, BC, Jessi attended Oxford College of Arts, Business and Technology in Toronto Ontario, and she is a recent dental hygiene graduate as of July 2018.
Jessi has always been passionate about the dental hygiene profession. She loves seeing patients healthy and happy, and to Jessi there is nothing more gratifying than educating patients on oral health and helping them learn the importance of oral hygiene.
Outside of office hours, Jessi loves spending time with family and friends, and various outdoor activities such as hiking and basketball!
Alana - Registered Dental Hygienist
Alana was born in Surrey, but raised in beautiful Lake Country, BC. She moved back to the city in 2016 to complete her diploma for Dental Hygiene at Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene.
Being one of 3 hygienists in her family, Alana is extremely passionate about the work she does here at Southridge Dental. She loves educating patients on their oral health, as well as building relationships with her patients.
In her spare time she enjoys quality time with family and friends, road trips, and being on the lake.
Daylin - Appointment Coordinator
As the newest member to the Southridge Dental team, Daylin is committed to making sure everyone feels comfortable coming into the office. Daylin pursued dentistry after working at a casino for 4 years and has thoroughly enjoyed it so far! She is eager to further her dental education with such a cutting-edge team. In her spare time, she enjoys adventuring with her dog and spending time with her family and friends.