Orleans Gardens Dental Centre

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

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


Office Manager

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


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


Registered Dental Hygienist

Kim has been part of the Orleans Gardens team since 2007. She graduated from Algonquin College Dental Assisting in 2005 and started at the office early 2007 assisting both Dr Nguyen and Dr Marenco. Later that year she decided to pursue further education and began Dental Hygiene at Niagara College where she graduated in 2009 with Honours. She was fortunate enough to begin her career as a Dental Hygienist back at OGDC and loves working with her patients to better their oral health. Her calming personality will help you feel comfortable and at ease during your hygiene appointments. In her free time she loves walking and spending time with family and her two children Nylah and Sami.

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


Registered Dental Hygienist

Jessica has been a registered dental hygienist with Orleans Gardens Dental Centre since 2013. She grew up in Ottawa and found it important to stay close to home, so she pursued her studies at La Cité collegiate. She is passionate about educating and helping our clients achieve their optimal oral health. She is a hard worker and a team player. She is part of our health and safety team and helps oversee our infection prevention and control policies. When she’s not working you can find her spending time with her family, gardening, in the kitchen or out walking her dogs.


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.


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


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.

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


Registered Dental Hygienist

Isabelle graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at La Cite Collegiale. When she is not working, she enjoys watching tv shows, painting, taking road trips and hiking. She also loves spending time with her dog Daisy.

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


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.

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


Hygiene Coordinator

I am proud to be a member of the dental community for the past 20 years. I started my dental career as a sedation nurse assisting with administrative and hygiene coordinating duties. I am so happy to be one of Orleans Gardens Dental Centre full time hygiene coordinators. I am a proud mother of 2 boys ages 31 and 15 and 2 granddaughters ages 2 and 10 months. I am a baseball and hockey Mom and when l am not on the field or in an arena , l enjoy reading, riding my bike and travelling.

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