Meet the Team
Restorative Dental Hygienist
Ron joined the team in 1993 as a Dental Hygienist. He returned to school to upgrade his skills as a Restorative Dental Hygienist. He is currently working alongside Dr. Brown utilizing his restorative skills. He attends continuing education courses to maintain standards in patient care. He balances his busy schedule with his wife, two sons and his dog. He is another male voice, helping to support Dr. Brown in a sea of females! He has recently been awarded his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and title of Professor after over a decade of practice. Unfortunately, this has not deterred the ladies from beating him up!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Kerri began her dental career as an assistant for Dr. Brown and always knew she would return to school to pursue Dental Hygiene. After graduating from West Liberty University in West Virginia, she rejoined the My Dental Home team as a Dental Hygienist. With over 25 years of experience she has seen many changes in dentistry, from advancements in treating periodontal (gum) disease, placement of dental implants and the use of technology. Her commitment to this practice, continuing education and her membership with both the Ontario and Canadian Hygienists Associations shows her dedication to the field of dental hygiene. When not in the office Kerri spends time at home with her husband Jeff and children Rachel and Jacob. She enjoys reading, camping, walking, and travelling with friends and family.
Paige joined the My Dental Home Team since March 2018. A graduate of Durham College, she has been a practicing Dental Hygienist for 25+ years, most of which were spent working in a Periodontal Specialty Practice. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, especially helping patients by sharing her knowledge and skills in the prevention and management of periodontal disease. Paige enjoys continuing her education, keeping current and is a member of several Dental Associations. Much of her spare time is spent with her husband, two daughters, the family dog and visiting family on The Bruce Peninsula.
Teena, a dental hygiene graduate from Seneca College, is proud to be part of MyDentalHome within the community of Markham. She has actively nurtured this practice and delights in the growth and technological development at MyDentalHome. She has a passion for the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease. Teena has had the opportunity to work for a periodontist (gum disease specialist) and a paedondontist (specializing in dentistry for children). Teena has received her Dental Hygiene Implant Certificate from the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries at the International Congress of Dental Implantology. She is also the wife of Dr. Kevin Brown and the mother of four grown children, Amy, Colin, Lukas and Emmalee. Teena enjoys dragon boating, golf, water sports, skiing, kayaking, kickboxing and spending time in the Haliburton Highlands.
Laura C. is our newest member of the team who has worked in a dental office for 8 years as a certified dental assistant. She went on to receive her Dental hygiene diploma at Durham College in 2019. We are so lucky to have such a gentle and qualified dental team member. Her attention to detail and enthusiasm to maintain high and current standards in the profession of periodontics are truly appreciated by her patients and dental team. As a Registered Dental Hygienist, Laura strives to work alongside her clients in a collaborative effort to help achieve not only a healthy, confident smile, but sustainable overall health. In her spare time, you can catch her either outdoors or taking on DIY projects
Laksha is a proud member of the MyDentalHome family. She has always been passionate about teeth and the value of oral health. Upon completion of the Registered Dental Hygiene program from The Canadian Academy of Dental Health and Sciences, she approaches each patient visit using her strong foundation of knowledge and attention to care. She believes a visit to the dental office shouldn’t feel like a chore, but instead be an educational, fun and warm opportunity for patients and staff to build a sense of community. When she’s not at the office, Laksha is baking treats for her small business and spending time with her family and friends.
Certified Dental Assistants
Jennifer works for Dr. Brown as a Level II Dental Assistant. She graduated in 1987 as a certified dental assistant upgraded to a Level II in 1995. She enjoys learning the new technology in Dr. Brown’s practice and the ability to remain current. She particularly enjoys mastering new procedures such as the CEREC 3D technology. Jennifer has two children and a grandson. She has a love of pets and owns two horses. You can find Jen at the barn riding or with her family.
Grace graduated from Medix College as a Level II Dental Assistant. She has also passed the NDAEB exam and is now a Certified Level II Dental Assistant. She is an active member of the Ontario Dental Assistant Association. She was a registered nurse in the Philippines before she came to Canada. Grace is a big fan of personal development and she dedicates time to taking online courses. She likes to spend time with the family outdoors and she enjoys watercolor painting.
Nadia graduated in 2012 with her Level II Dental Assisting. She enjoys working with new dental equipment in a busy office, like My Dental Home. She is enjoying the transition between the 2 offices of Markham Village Dental and My Dental Home. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Kal graduated from Medix College in 2012 as a Dental Assistant. She joined My Dental Home 2020.. she enjoys working with a great team members at My Dental Home. She began her dental career after moving back from Los Angeles. While she lived in Los Angeles, she would get her cleaning done at the University Of Southern California and that’s when she knew that she wanted to be part of the dental world. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her mom and twin sister. She loves playing and watching sports. she also enjoys running outdoors and traveling.
Valerie graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant in 1976. During her years of experience, Valerie has continued to upgrade her skills with continued education and by working with dental consulting firms. Valerie’s work experience has included chairside assistant, receptionist, and practice management. Valerie’s knowledge of the dental profession allows her to assist our clients in understanding their dental needs and make informed dental decisions. Valerie is a certified treatment coordinator with the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries at the International Congress of Dental Implantology. In her time away from MyDentalHome, Valerie enjoys the company of family. When she is not with her 3 grandchildren, Valerie enjoys collecting antiques, and of course shopping.
Jean has been employed in the dental field since 2000, after graduating from George Brown College as a dental assistant. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling whenever she gets a chance. Her desire here at My Dental Home is to make you feel comfortable, relaxed and passionate about your oral health.
Wanda joined the My Dental Home team in 2021 and besides scheduling all your dental visits to keep your oral health on track, she can assist you with any questions you may have about our office. Don’t be surprised to hear her voice asking “How can I help you smile?” With a friendly demeanour she enjoys getting to know patients and making them feel at ease. In her spare time she loves to bake, hike and enjoys the outdoors with her family.
Tahira graduated in 2010 from Durham College. She is a certified Dental Receptionist and Administrator. She has worked in a dental office since then. She enjoys helping you book your appointments and would be pleased to help you with any questions about your dental health.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Laura graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1984 with a BA. After a thirteen-year career in the computer industry, it was time for a change and she joined the team on moving day into Sabiston Heritage House, November 1998. Laura enjoys the many hats she must wear as office manager and enjoys learning new aspects of the dental industry. In her spare time she plays golf, baseball and is creative with photography.