Orleans Gardens Dental Centre

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

JESSICA PORTER | Meet Our Team - Dentist Orleans / Gloucester - Orleans Gardens Dental Centre

JESSICA PORTER

Treatment Coordinator for Dr. Nguyen

Jessica joined our team in 2016 as an office administrator and treatment coordinator. She graduated from Everest College in 2012 with honors in the dental assisting programs level 1 and 2. When not working, Jessica enjoys shopping, baking cakes, and scrapbooking.


NATALIE MARTIN | Meet Our Team - Dentist Orleans / Gloucester - Orleans Gardens Dental Centre

NATALIE MARTIN

Registered Dental Hygienist

Natalie has been a valued member of our Orleans Gardens Dental team since 1996.

She graduated from University of Moncton in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts. In 1995 she moved to Ottawa from New Brunswick to pursue her education. In 1996 she graduated from La Cité Collegiale with a certificate in Dental Assisting and in 1998 she received her diploma in Dental Hygiene. Natalie was recruited to the board of La Cité collegiale Dental Hygiene from (2001-2008). Over the years she has worked in various fields including general practice, orthodontics, oral surgery and taught oral health education at various schools.

When not educating our patients about the importance of oral health she can be found travelling, baking and cooking delicious meals and spending as much time outdoors as she can with her husband and her two beautiful Chows ShenLung and FuShīLu.

Natalie's infectious laughter can be heard throughout our clinic and her cheery personality puts our nervous patients at ease. She serves our community in english or french, with smiles for everyone.


KIMBERLY JUMA | Meet Our Team - Dentist Orleans / Gloucester - Orleans Gardens Dental Centre

KIMBERLY JUMA

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kim started at the Orleans Gardens Dental Centre in 2007 as a Dental Assistant. Later that year she attended Niagara College for the Dental Hygiene program and returned to the office after graduating in 2009. Her infectious laugh can be heard throughout the clinic. In her spare time, Kim enjoys spending time with family, friends and her husband Khalim.


JESSICA PINTO | Meet Our Team - Dentist Orleans / Gloucester - Orleans Gardens Dental Centre

JESSICA PINTO

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jessica has been working with Orleans Gardens Dental Centre since 2013. She began her studies at La Cite Collegiale (one of Ontario’s French speaking colleges) in 2010, successfully completed their Dental Hygiene Program in the summer of 2012. Although she has only just started her career, there is no doubt that she enjoys it and is looking forward to continue learning. Jessica enjoys spending time with friends, family and beings outdoors with her dog.


JENNIFER GLOFCHESKIE

Registered Dental Hygienist

JENNIFER GLOFCHESKIE | Meet Our Team - Dentist Orleans / Gloucester - Orleans Gardens Dental Centre

Jennifer is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Niagara College in 2009, receiving the "Golden Scaler Award", for having the highest clinical standing in her graduating class. Jenn started her hygiene career with us in 2009 and was part of our team for one year before moving to Western Canada. She returned to our clinic in 2015 and plans to grow her career here. She has a passion for oral health, continuing education and client based care. Her calming personality will help you feel comfortable and at ease during your hygiene appointments. She is a great team player, her work ethic and love for her career adds to our office's patient based philosophy. In her free time she likes to be with her family and friends, visit the cottage, and loves to stay active and healthy.


CHRISSIE LAMB

Registered Dental Hygienist

CHRISSIE LAMB | Meet Our Team - Dentist Orleans / Gloucester - Orleans Gardens Dental Centre

Chrissie started her dental career in 1996 when she completed the co-op program in high school, this was just the stepping stone to a lifelong career in the dental field. Years later she completed the Level 2 dental assisting program and gained her experience with intra oral dental procedures. In 2005 she moved to Toronto and completed her Dental Hygiene program. After 11 years in Toronto she moved back to Orleans where she grew up and settled into the Avalon area. It's been chrissie's mission to educate her clients about the connection between oral health to overall health while reducing their inflammation. While not at work Chrissie spends time with her twin baby girls, husband and dog.


LAURA PROULX

Registered Dental Hygienist

Laura knew from a young age that a career in health care was her calling, and is very happy with her decision to become a Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Algonquin College in early 2015, completing a three-year Dental Hygiene Program. In her practice, her calm demeanor and patience help contribute to a stress-free dental visit. She also provides specific and individualized care to each patient based on their personal dental priorities, and takes time to explain any findings.

In her spare time, Laura enjoys fitness, learning new languages, and movies. Whenever possible, she loves going home and visiting her parents.

Laura looks forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your dental goals.


AMANDA TALMA | Meet Our Team - Dentist Orleans / Gloucester - Orleans Gardens Dental Centre

AMANDA TALMA

Registered Dental Hygienist

Amanda graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Algonquin College in 2017. She was born and raised in Orleans, and is proud to serve the community she grew up in by encouraging the achievement of a healthy smile. In her spare time, Amanda can be found chasing around her toddler or curling up with a good book. Amanda is very excited to join the team at Orleans Gardens Dental Centre, and looks forward to building her career here.


JESSIE DAVIES

Dental Assistant for Dr. Marenco

JESSIE DAVIES | Meet Our Team - Dentist Orleans / Gloucester - Orleans Gardens Dental Centre

Since graduating from Dental Assisting Level II in 2011, Jessie has had the opportunity to work with both Dr. Nguyen and Dr. Marenco, as treatment coordinator and chairside assistant. She has been Dr. Marenco’s main assistant since 2012 – the Barbie to his Ken.


MELANIE OETELAAR | Meet Our Team - Dentist Orleans / Gloucester - Orleans Gardens Dental Centre

MELANIE OETELAAR

Dental Assistant for Dr. Nguyen

Melanie graduated from the Dental Assistant program Level II from La Cite Collegiale in 2011. She has been working at our office since October 2016, with both Dr. Nguyen and Dr. Marenco. Melanie is very versatile in the office, you can see her working at the front desk or helping in the back. She was raised in a small town outside of Ottawa. In her spare time, she enjoys playing hockey, walks with her dog and spending time with her family and friends.


MAGGIE WALTERS

Dental Assistant for Dr. Chambers

Maggie graduated as a Level II Dental Assistant from Everest College in 2012. She has worked in both general dentistry and orthodontics. She has been assisting Dr. Chambers in orthodontics since 2018 and loves the smiles they get to see all day! In her spare time, Maggie is a certified "maker of all things"! From baking, to knitting, painting or paper crafts, if you can imagine it, she's dabbled in it!


DENISHA HALDANE

Dental Assistant

Denisha graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Algonquin College in March 2019 and has been with the team ever since. When she is not working she enjoys taking road trips, hiking in Gatineau and watching movies.

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