Meet Our Team


Asal Originally born in Shiraz, Iran She was raised in Ottawa since she was six years old and she is bilingual in English and Farsi. She started in the dental field as a Dental assistant in 2009 then earned her dental Hygiene Diploma in September of 2011 from The Canadian National Institute of Health. The best part of her job is working together with Dr. Picard and the patient to achieve the perfect smile! She relates well with the patients and pays close attention to detail and is very caring. Besides work she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, whom she is very close with. She also enjoys an active and healthy lifestyle.

 

 

 

 

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Katriina works on the front lines of the office helping to receive calls and coordinate scheduling. She grew up closer to the Toronto area but has called been in Ottawa since 2008, when she came to pursue her studies in Communications at Carleton University. She also does professional photography on the weekends with her husband. She enjoys being a part of the team and learning all about orthodontics! In her spare time, she loves to travel and spend time outdoors.


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Melissa grew up in Kingston, Ontario but has made Ottawa her home for over 10 years now. She graduated from Algonquin College in 2002 from the Dental Assisting program. She remains certified as a Level II Dental Assistant and is an active member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association. Melissa is experienced in working in other specialties in the dental field, and is now enjoying working in orthodontics. She is sure to make you feel welcome and at ease during your appointment. In her free time she enjoys being active and having fun with her husband and two young children.

 


 

Isabelle is originally from a small town in northern Ontario. After highschool she moved to Ottawa and attended an aesthetic program at La Cité Collegiale. Having always had a passion for helping people, she decided to move into the health field. After graduating from Dental Hygiene in 2009, she worked in a general practice for 9 years before joining us in the orthodontic field, assisting patients in both English and French. During her freetime, Isabelle enjoys going on weekend roadtrips, being active and spending time with her fiance, family and friends.

 


 

Mariam is originally from Lebanon and moved to Ottawa when she was 9. After high school she spent a couple years working and then decided to take the Dental Hygiene program at Algonquin College. She has experience in practives such as General, Pediatric and now Orthodontics. Mariam enjoys travelling, shopping and spending time with her 10 year old daughter Madison. She is happy to serve our patients in English, French and Arabic.