Our Team


Office manager/Dental Treatment Co-ordinator


Vanessa graduated from Niagara College in 2009 as a Certified Level II Dental Assistant and has been working at The Pines Dental ever since. Having worked as a dental assistant and a front-desk receptionist, Vanessa has now transitioned into the role of Office Manager and Dental Treatment Co-ordinator. She brings a well-rounded skill set to her new role and she is very passionate about each patient's specific dental care needs. She loves working with people on a daily basis and feels very grateful to be a part of such an amazing team!



financial co-ordinator


Nancy started working in the office since its inception in 1974 as a Dental Assistant and Receptionist. As the years progressed she obtained her degree in Psychology and completed courses of study in Marketing and Accounting. Her role transitioned into Office Manager a position well suited for her attention to detail, ability to multi-task and her excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Nancy is now the Financial Co-ordinator in The Pines Dental. She is extremely dedicated to the practice, patients and the exceptional team of staff that she works with. Nancy maintains an open door policy with everyone, mainly because she has no door on her office. Nancy is a wife of many years, proud mother of 3 sons, happy grandmother of two grandsons and a Breast Cancer survivor.


Receptionist/Hygiene Co-ordinator/Certified level iI dental assistant


Krystal graduated from Niagara College in 2006 as a Certified Level II Dental Assistant. During her career as a dental assistant, she completed additional courses to qualify her to accept additional responsibilities as hygiene/treatment co-ordinator and front reception. Krystal takes pride in providing excellent patient care and ensuring every patient has a comfortable and pleasant experience while in our office. When not at work, Krystal is enjoying her time with her family.




David was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario where he still resides with his wife, Anna, and two boys Jacob and Robert. In 1995, David enrolled at Erie Community College in Orchard Park, N.Y for Dental Laboratory Technology. David graduated as a Certified Dental Technician in 1997 and worked as a Denture Technician for several years. Continuing his post-secondary education, David attended George Brown College for Denturism and graduated in 2012 on the Dean's Honour Role. In his spare time, David loves spending time with his family and golfing with his kids.


dental Hygienist


Liz has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 1989. She attended Niagara College where she received a Certificate in Dental Assisting, she then attended Eric Community College where she worked towards her Associates Degree in Applied Science of Dental Hygiene. Liz has been working at The Pines Dental since 1990. She entered the dental field because of her passion for promoting nutrition and good dental health. Liz enjoys working with people and finds her career very fulfilling. Outside of work, Liz is happily married and takes pride in raising her two wonderful daughters.


dental hygienist


Ashley graduated with honours as a Registered Dental Hygienist from Niagara College in 2011 and has been working at The Pines Dental since 2012. She finds her job to be a very rewarding experience, as she is able to improve and maintain the oral health of each patient. Ashley was born and raised in Welland and enjoys giving back to her community. She finds it an honour to connect with patients on both a professional and personal level. When not working, Ashley enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family.



certified level i Dental Assistant


Sandra graduated from Niagara College as a Certified Dental Assistant and has been working diligently at The Pines Dental since 1994. She takes great pleasure in socializing and providing excellent care to the many patients that she has grown to know over the years and welcomes all new patients to the practice with her comforting and friendly demeanour. When not working, Sandra is kept busy by her family and her two son’s hockey schedules.

the pines dental
184 Thorold Rd
Welland, ON, L3C 3V8
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the pines dental
184 Thorold Rd
Welland, ON, L3C 3V8