Expert People

Our Team

Dr. Nasim

DDS, MSc, FRCDC, Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Ramirez

DDS, Pedo Cert, MDSc, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

Dr. Faranak

DDS

Fabiola

MLT, Cert. Orofacial Myologist.

Myofunctional Therapy Educator

Amber

Reg. Dental Hygienist. Myofunctional therapy Educator

Mery

Reg. Dental Hygienist

Vanessa

Cert. Dental Assistant Level I (CDA I)

Erika

Cert. Dental Assistant

 Level II (CDAII)

Heather

Office Manager

Morgan

Front Desk Administrator

Tracy

Front Desk Administrator

Sara

Cert. Dental Assistant Level II (CDAII)

Fabiola

MLT, Cert. Orofacial Myologist. Myofunctional therapy Educator

Fabiola joined AKD in October 2014. Fabiola was a Medical Laboratory technologist for many years in Colombia, Australia, and Canada and decided to change her path and learn about Orofacial Myofunctional therapy. Fabiola went to study initially with Joy Moller in the US and after with Sandra Coulson. Fabiola took Patrick Mckeown’s Buteyko training in 2016 and took the Buteyko certification course in 2021. She continued her Orofacial Myology training by getting a Specialist certification from the Graduate School of Behavioural Health Sciences in Cheyenne, Wyoming in 2019. Fabiola loves to interact and help guide our young patients with her skill set in the Early Interceptive Orthodontic Program at AKD.   

Fabiola is the mother of two grown boys and loves spending time with her 2-year-old granddaughter. Fabiola also enjoys doing her crafts, reading, and spending time in the garden.

Amber

Reg. Dental Hygienist. Myofunctional therapy Educator

Amber graduated from Aurora Dental College in 2009. Following graduation she traveled to Kenya to help provide dental education and services to children in need. Amber joined Aurora Kids Dentistry in May 2013. After working in general practice, Amber decided to focus on her passion of working with children. This passion developed after many years of her parents providing a home for foster children. Amber also has completed studies in Myofunctional therapy and is a key provider for our Early Interceptive Orthodontic Program.

In her own time, Amber enjoys hot yoga, cooking and reading with her daughters.

Mery

Reg. Dental Hygienist.

Mery is one of our dental hygienist here at AKD.

Mery graduated from the University of Tel Aviv 20 years ago. 

Mery is commended by patients for her gentle touch in treating children.

Mery demonstrates a friendly and calm demeanor in all her patient interactions. Mery is able to speak English, Russian, Hebrew, and Spanish. Mery is a mother and understands the needs of children making their experience with her a positive one!

Vanessa

Cert. Dental Assistant CDA Level 1

Vanessa is originally from Colombia and joined the AKD family in 2020. Vanessa graduated from Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and auxiliaries Inc. in 2019 as a level 1 Certified Dental Assistant. She has been a welcome addition to our assisting team. Vanessa enjoys working with all our patients and their families especially in the Early Interceptive Orthodontic Program. Vanessa is a mom and can relate to the families and the children that come to visit us.  

She enjoys spending time with her son and dog!

Erika

Cert. Dental Assistant Level II (CDAII)

Erika is the most recent addition to the AKD team. Joining us in 2022, Erika has had an eager attitude in learning all aspects of Pediatric dentistry. Erika was born in Mexico and speaks fluent Spanish. Erika is our Operating Room Assistant and accompanies Dr. Nasim to Richmond Hill Sleep Dentistry.  

Erika is happy to be with us and share her time with our amazing family of team members and patients at AKD. 

Heather

Office Manager

Heather joined Aurora Kids Dentistry in November of 2001. Heather did peruse other interests from January 2018, rejoining the team in October 2021. Heather has been in paediatric dentistry since August of 1995, when she graduated from The Niagara Colleges Dental Assisting Program. In 1997, she returned to college to upgrade her skills and graduated as a Level II Dental Assistant from Georgian College. Heather has been a team member in many departments within the practice and is happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

Heather is married to her high school sweetheart and has two sons. Heather has been involved with the IMHA and the IMLA as a team parent, a fundraising director, apparel director and a team manager since 2007. When she is not at the office, you will find Heather at the slopes or in an arena somewhere in North America with her boys enjoying hockey and Lacrosse.

Morgan

Dental Office Administrator 

Morgan joined AKD in June 2021 after moving to Canada from Arizona. She was born in Phoenix, AZ and was raised in a dental household which encouraged her passion for the dental field. She has been in the dental field for over 10 years and graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in Biology and from Grand Canyon University with a Masters in Business Administration. 

Morgan has been married to her husband for 3 years and loves spending time outdoors with her two dogs. 

Tracy

Dental Office Administrator

Tracy joined AKD in March 2021. Tracy has extensive financial knowledge as her background is from the finance industry.

Tracy has been in the dental industry for 5 years and loves the daily interactions with all the parents and children.

Tracy has been married for 10 years and is the mother of a 3 year old boy, this helps her relate to our patients and their families.

Tracy loves to travel and spend time with her family.

Sara

Cert. Dental Assistant Level II (CDAII)

Sara joined our team in July 2023. She was a recent graduate of the dental assisting Level ll program. Sara has enjoyed learning and working with our young patients and their families. Sara is also a mother of two young boys and this makes it easy for her to relate to her young patients and the parents that bring their children to see us! 

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