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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alicia was born and raised in Welland. She graduated from Niagara College and has been a dental assistant for 5 years. She loves working with people and helping them feel at ease in the dental chair. When she’s not at work she enjoys spending her time with her husband and two kids.
Nina was born and raised in Ridgeway and then attended Fanshawe College where she graduated Dental Assisting in 2013. Nina enjoys working at The Pines assisting Dr. Fallis and is kept busy at home with her daughter and another little one on the way!
Kiana was born and raised in Welland. She graduated from Notre Dame College High School in 2019 and has been working at the Pines Dental ever since she graduated! She started off doing sterilization and assisting the associates in the office. As of January 2021, she has learned a lot more in the dental world. She has been assisting Dr.Fallis and has already learned so much! She’s thankful for the wonderful group of people she works with. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends & family.
Mindi was born and raised in Welland. She graduated from Fanshawe College in 2015. She strives to make every patient feel comfortable while providing compassionate dental care and maintaining optimal oral hygiene. Outside of the office, Mindi enjoys spending time with her family and their chihuahua.
Cindy has 25 years experience and brings a variety of skills such as dental assisting and dental technician to the Pines Dental Team. She holds a degree in Business Sales and Marketing. Her goal at The Pines Dental is to help patients feel comfortable and welcome, providing a safe and stress free environment. She has a very positive outlook and sees each day as an opportunity to learn something new and exciting. She was born and raised in Niagara Falls and enjoys all outdoor activities. When she's not at the office she can be found at home with her family, friends and dog.
Cassandra was born and raised in Port Colborne. She graduated with honours from the Dental Office Administration program at Niagara College in 2020, and joined The Pines Dental team shortly after. She has a background in pharmacy which serves as an asset to her current position. She loves her job because she finds joy in helping others, and making the office a welcoming workplace. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her son.
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.