At Southridge Dental, our office staff members, dental hygienists, and dental assistants are carefully selected based on their professional dental training, capabilities, and experience.
Shelby - Office Manager
Shelby has been a team member of Southridge Dental since 2016. She loves being apart of such a close knit work family and innovative dental office.
As the Office Manager, Shelby is here to ensure our patients expectations are exceeded when they walk through the doors. She knows that when the patients arrive they will be met with friendly faces and will leave with the highest standards of dental care.
Out of the office, Shelby enjoys the gym, binging reality TV and most importantly spending time with her husband and extended family. You may have heard her go on about her niece and nephew during your visit to the office.
Hayley - Reception Coordinator
Hayley has always enjoyed engaging with people and working in her various customer service positions. She chose to move into Dental Reception because she loves helping patients, being part of a close knit team and there is always something to learn in dental!
In her spare time, Hayley loves family time exploring beautiful B.C. with her daughter and husband. Although couch time is limited having a toddler around, she also enjoys catching up on favourite shows and relaxing in the evenings.
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.
Hannah - Recare Appointment Coordinator
Hanna is new to the Dental industry, although she has only been here at Southridge Dental for a short time, she loves it and cannot wait to pursue a career here.
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 a wonderful office experience for every single patient, every single time! Leanne is looking forward to furthering her education and experience in dental with Southridge Dental.
In her spare time, Leanne enjoys spending time with family and friends.
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!
Lee - Certified Dental Assistant
Lee has been working in the dental world for 45 years and has been blessed to work with some amazing Doctors. She is experienced in cosmetic dentistry, surgery, and Invisalign. Her best quality is making patients feel comfortable in the chair.
In her spare time, she loves being creative. An artist at heart! She has been a goldsmith for over 30 years and it is one of her passions! Next to spending time with her son Tyrone. It’s these 3 loves in her life that keep her young and motivated!
Kaela - Certified Dental Assistant
Kaela is the newest member to join the Southridge Dental Family. Kaela has also spent the last 10 years in the service industry waitressing and bartending. She has wanted to pursue a career where she can continue to work with people.
Kalea lives in Langley. In her spare time she enjoys taking her two dogs out on hikes and trails while spending time with her partner!
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.
Simran - Registered Dental Hygienist
One of our newest members of the team, Sim was born and raised in Abbotsford, BC. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and after graduating, decided to pursue dental hygiene at the Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene. Sim’s calm and easy-going demeanor is appreciated by her patients and the Southridge team. In her free time, Sim likes to read, play with her dogs, go antiquing, and spend time with her family.
Since joining the office she has been learning lots and getting to know all of our lovely patients.
In her free time, Hanna enjoys camping, shopping, and cuddling her sweet little kitty, Leo!