Meet the registered dental hygienists, dental assistants and supporting staff at our Stoney Creek office.
Registered Dental Hygienists
Enza De Fazio, Registered Dental Hygienist
Enza went on to Niagara College where she received her Chairside Dental Assisting Diploma. After two years of dental assisting, she attended Erie Community College in Buffalo where she received an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. Upon graduation, Enza was elected to the Sigma Phi Alpha, Supreme Chapter of the National Dental Hygiene Society. She continues her dental hygiene education by attending multiple dental courses. She is an active member of the Ontario Dental Hygienistsâ€™ Association and has been practising dental hygiene twenty-one years alongside Dr. Mansbridge. She is enthusiastic about providing optimum oral hygiene service, which results in oral wellness for her patients.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
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Jackie, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jackie graduated from Career Canada College in 1989 as a Certified Dental Assistant. After working in the field for 12 years she returned to the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene in 2000 and obtained her RDH Diploma. She has worked Part-time with Dr. Mansbridge since 2010.
Jackie is dedicated to giving her patients optimal care. She has a gentle yet effective manner and strives to encourage her patients to reach their goals.
Janice, Registered Dental Hygienist
Janice is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry Dental Hygiene program. She enjoys reading, music and Sudoku, spending time with her family and is involved in her community in various ways. Janice's goal is to provide her clients with optimum hygiene treatment in a gentle and caring manner.
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Mara Pellegrino, Registered Dental Hygienist
Mara was born and raised in East Hamilton and attended Cardinal Newman Highschool. In 1989 she graduated from Niagara College as a Certified Dental Assistant. After working chairside for 5 years she returned to Niagara College where in 1995 she received her Registered Dental Hygiene Diploma. She has worked both full and part time with Dr. Mansbridge since 1996. Her knowledge and passion for dental hygiene along with dedicated personal care gives her clients a professional and enjoyable dental hygiene visit.
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Melissa Kent, Registered Dental Hygienist
Melissa graduated with Honours from Algonquin College Dental Hygiene program and was awarded the "Golden Scaler Award" in 2005. She has been part of the Dr. Mansbridge team for 10 years now and prides herself in being gentle, yet thorough. Melissa’s love of dental hygiene fuels her desire to provide an important service to all patients. She enjoys the opportunity to help patients understand why complete oral care is so beneficial to their overall health.
You are never fully dressed without a Smile!
From the movie Annie
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Paola D'Alesio, Registered Dental Hygienist
Paola attended Howard College in Texas, U.S.A., where she received an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1993. Paola received the Who's Who of American Junior Colleges in 1992-1993. She also received Cum Laude Ampla et Magna Honor Roll 1992, and the Magna Cum Laude Honor Roll 1993. Paola is an active member of the Ontario Dental Hygienists Association and the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. She has practised at Dr. Bruce Mansbridge's office since August 1997.
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
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Sharlene, Registered Dental Hygienist
I have been in the dental field for 25 years and continue to love what I do. Currently I am living in St. Catharines with my husband and Ragdoll cat. Prior to being a hygienist I was an Interior Designer for 5 years and love drawing as a hobby. My other interests are golfing, learning the violin, travel and volunteering for my church and my community.
Myra, Dental Hygienist
Myra has been studying and working in the dental field since 1999. Upon receiving a Dental Assisting Diploma in Mississauga she continued her studies at Niagara College and obtained her Dental Hygiene Diploma in 2004. She is an active member with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association. In 2010 she became authorized to Self-Initiate through the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario.
Her gentle approach puts patients of all ages at ease. She enjoys encouraging patients to successfully reach their best oral health potential.
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Colette - Dental Assistant
Jamey - Dental Assistant
Maureen - Dental Assistant
Deborah C.D.A. - Treatment Co-Ordinator
I graduated from Career Canada College in 1993 as a Certified Dental Assistant. I have assisted in both general dentistry and in the periodontal fields 1993-1996, as well as being trained in administrative duties where my true calling of helping patients achieve their dental goals began. I have been working with Dr. Mansbridge for 22 years, 19 years as the office treatment co-ordinator. I love my job, I enjoy educating patients of their treatment options and assisting them through the processes of insurance benefits eligibilities, third party and in office financial arrangements.
Diane - Hygiene Co-Ordinator
Dianna - Hygiene Co-Ordinator
Lily - Hygiene Co-Ordinator
Mary - Hygiene Co-Ordinator
Shirley - Accounts Receivable