Meet the Staff

We all welcome you to Island Park Dental

The moment you walk in our doors, you’ll feel comfortable and at ease knowing that your oral health is in expert hands. Patient satisfaction and a commitment to excellence are the keys to the success of Island Park Dental.
Island Park Dental Ottawa ON, Staff Photo
Top left: Ingrid, JoAnna, Dr. Rai, Samantha & Schona; Bottom left: Michelle, Denise & Tammy

As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that you are in experienced hands. You can always count on us because we believe in commitment and quality treatment with utmost care. We ensure a comfortable environment for you always. Patient satisfaction and a commitment to excellence are the keys to the success of Island Park Dental. We ensure that your receive regular and thorough examinations and routinely help you explain about all the available treatment options so that you can make informed decisions about your dental care.  This collaborative approach and our top quality results have meant that our practice is filled with friends, referred family members, and friends of friends. At the Island Park Dental, we are dedicated to providing quality service and satisfaction to all our patients. From teeth restoring to improving your oral health, we ensure you receive quality dental treatment, maximum life benefit and sport a beautiful smile always.

Denise, Island Park Dental Clinic Receptionist

Denise

Executive Administrator

Denise is the familiar Irish voice you will hear when you call our practice. Having been with the practice for 21 years, she knows most of our patients by their first name. Denise is a very friendly, energetic and lively person and her laughter can be heard throughout the office. She prides herself in making the administrative aspects a breeze for our patients and helping to navigate through treatment and insurance plans.Denise was born and brought up in Dublin, Ireland. When not at work, she loves to spend time with her husband and daughter and working out at the gym is an integral part of her life.

Allison

Dental Hygienist

Allison graduated from CNIH in 2008, receiving the Dean’s Award of Excellence. Allison loves what she does and it is obvious by the laughter regularly emanating from her operatory. She strives to help people attain their optimal oral health by providing guidance in homecare routines, oral cancer screenings, and implementing regular oral health maintenance such as scaling, root planing, and periodontal assessments. As boring as this sounds, patients seem to have fun during their visits to Allison. In her spare time Allison enjoys running, soccer, gardening, and chasing after her two busy boys.

Maria

Hygiene Coordinator

Maria is the newest addition to our team. She graduated as a Valedictorian from the Medical Office Administration program over 10 years ago.  Her background in MOA has provided her with an unwavering commitment to the care and comfort of our patients. She has a strong passion to excel in customer service and create a pleasant, positive experience. Her daily goal is to ensure a positive visit for you and your family. Maria will dedicate herself to your scheduling needs and work hard to ensure you have the best care possible.She enjoys volunteering for The Eldercare Foundation and fundraising for World Vision. When not at work she enjoys time with her Husband, Son, and many family members. Her extensive background in hospitality shines through at her many jubilant backyard barbeques and sommelier adventures.

Ingrid, Island Park Dental Clinic, Dental Hygienist

Ingrid

Dental Hygienist

Ingrid was born and raised in Ottawa and she is a 2008 graduate from Canadian National Institute of Health. Before pursuing a career in dental hygiene, she was a dental assistant for 5 years. Ingrid joined our office in 2009 and has been a part of our family ever since. She is one of the most gentle persons you’ll ever meet in your life and she’s always very eager to help the people around her. Ingrid’s attention to detail and drive to deliver the best care to her clients makes her a very valuable member in our team.Ingrid is proud mother to a very cute and beautiful girl who brightens up the office every time she visits us. Ingrid enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends.

Tammy, Island Park Dental Clinic, Dental Assistant

Tammy

Dental Assistant

Tammy is a new addition to our team but she has been in the field for almost 11 years as a Dental Assistant. She is very hard working and extremely focused on patient care.Outside the office, Tammy enjoys spending time with her family. She has a strong passion for fitness and is an avid gym goer.

Michelle, Island Park Dental Clinic, Dental Hygienist – (B.A., D.A. II, R.D.H.)

Michelle

Dental Hygienist –  (B.A., D.A. II, R.D.H.)

Michelle has been a part of the practice since 1999, just a few months after she graduated from Canadore College’s Dental Hygiene Program. Michelle builds caring and trusting relationships with her patients and likes to help them improve their oral and overall health by educating them about preventative and self-care techniques .Michelle is originally from Newfoundland. When not in the office, she likes to spend time with her partner Steven and their 4 boys. Her passion is running, especially marathons and adventure racing.

Call our office or use our online form to schedule an appointment with Dr. Saral Rai & Team at Island Park Dental today!

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