AMaria has worked as a dental hygienist for over twenty-five years after graduating from Seneca College in 1988. She has a true passion for patient centered care and works diligently to create a calm and relaxed atmosphere in order to meet the needs of all patients. Maria worked in Vancouver and returned to Toronto in order to be closer to family, joining Ford Village Dentistry in April of 2013.
Sandi graduated from George Brown College in 1987, and has been practicing dental hygiene with Dr. Weir for the past 15 years. During her 25 year career, she has also enjoyed providing oral health education to parent, child, and seniors' organizations, as well as to staff at long-term care facilities on a volunteer basis. Sandi is committed to pursuing continuing education through self-study, seminars, university courses, and study clubs, such as: The Ontario Dental Hygienist's Study Club and the Auxiliary Association of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Sandi strives to provide gentle and thorough, evidence-based, individualized dental hygiene care.
Vanessa was born in Sudbury and raised in the small town of Onaping Falls. She graduated with a BA from Laurentian University in 2000 and went onto graduate with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene in 2006, joining Ford Village Dentistry that same year. She is very proud of being a member of a dynamic team of professionals who's ultimate goal is to provide excellent oral care in a safe and nurturing environment. Vanessa stays current and up to date in her field by regularly attending continuing education seminars. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with her patients and is passionate in providing an all around pleasant dental experience.
Anna Louise's enthusiasm for dentistry started early in life. Her Dad loved his career in dentistry; his passion was contagious. Anna Louise graduated from dental assisting in 1981 and received her dental hygiene diploma in 1985. One of the key influences in her career was the 18 years spent collaborating and practicing with a periodontist. She joined Ford Village Dentistry and Anaesthesia in 2005 and celebrates more than 3 decades of dental experience. The focus of her practice has been dedicated to providing advanced techniques in the non-surgical treatment of periodontal disease. She enjoys working with our patients to facilitate the elevation of their oral and overall health. Outside of Ford Village Dentistry and Anaesthesia, Anna Louise is a recognized clinical educator providing hands on continuing education workshops for Dental Hygienists across Canada.
Andrea grew up in Mississauga and has been a dental hygienist for over five years after completing her training at Durham College in 2010. She joined Ford Village Dentistry in 2013. She enjoys working with people to help them achieve the best smile possible. It always makes her feel good when a patient says they have enjoyed their visit to the dentist and she knows that she was a part of that experience. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading and dancing. In the summers she often goes north to Wasaga beach to spend time with her family swimming and hiking outdoors.