Meet The Yazdani Teams
Kanata Dental Clinic
Front Desk Team
Liane comes to us as a Certified Level 2 Dental Assistant. She graduated with honours in 2002 from Career Canada College. She has been working in the dental industry since 2003.
Even though Liane does not have a green thumb, every year she plants a garden hoping it will flourish.
She has a 19 year old daughter, one husband, one dog and two cats. The one thing she cannot live without is her family.
Travelling to Europe is on Liane’s bucket list.
Dental Hygiene Team
Kendra has been part of the Yazdani team since July 2015. She currently works in both Kanata and Kemptville clinics. She has achieved her Advanced Dental Hygiene Diploma and the Hu Freidy Golden Scaler Award.
A self-proclaimed shopaholic, Kendra also enjoys walking her dogs, Marley and Gypsy, jogging, and DIY crafts. Her favourite quote is from Psalm 139:14: “I am fearfully and wonderfully made.”
Kendra cannot live without her car and sky diving is on her bucket list.
Salah has achieved a General Arts & Science Diploma, a Hygiene Diploma and has specialized in a Perio Dental practice for 3.5 years.
He loves playing soccer – he’s a striker!
He has a wife and a 2.5 year old daughter. The one thing he cannot live without is his little girl.
Surfing and Yoga in Costa Rica is on his bucket list.
Dental Assistant Team
With her Dental Assisting Level I and II diplomas, Lindsey is also NDAEB certified. She joined the Yazdani team in June 2015.
Lindsey’s favourite pastime is horseback riding. She also enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, her family, and her friends.
Kemptville Dental Clinic
Cody has a background in Health & Fitness as well as alternative healing. She has certificates in Women’s Health, Digestive Health, Nutrition, Basic Gerson Therapy and Fitness Bootcamp Instructor. Cody is currently in the process of finishing two certificate courses to become a certified crystal healer and a certified aromatherapist. She loves working with herbs, crystals and essential oils.
Cody’s goal is to own and operate an Alternative Healing Center. She is passionate about helping people heal their bodies using safe and natural techniques while working around any moderns treatments they be on, if any.
Cody has a one year old daughter, Ava Violet, and soon to have a son in the Fall of 2017! She currently has two dogs, Toretto and Goose, and one cat, Audi.
Cody would never be able to live without too many things such as chocolate and sunshine. Owning a second home somewhere on a beach or an island will forever be at the top of her bucket list.
Front Desk Team
Linda | Front Desk Team Leader
Linda is a HARP-certified dental office and chairside assistant, with a Preventative Dental Assistant Level II from Algonquin College. She lives with her husband, Ormond, and two children in Oxford Mills, Ontario.
When she isn’t in the office, Linda enjoys playing volleyball, camping, and spending time with family and friends. She has been part of the Yazdani team since July 2001.
Kim joined the Yazdani team in April 2012, with experience as a certified Level II dental assistant. She is also HARP certified.
Although she has plenty of experience as a dental assistant, she has many other talents, including shrink-wrapping a boat and riding a dirt bike. Her favourite saying is, “The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.”
On top of her Dental Hygiene Diploma, Linda holds a Bachelor of Arts from Dalhousie University. She joined the Yazdani team in November 2013.
When she isn’t working, Linda enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Sue has been working in dentistry for all of her working years. She started as an assistant then moved to front desk.
She loves taking care of her garden and travelling to Arizona is on her bucket list. Her health is very important to her and she loves to work out.
Wendy has achieved her Chairside Dental Assisting Diploma (1985), a Preventative Dental Assisting Diploma (1993) and became a Registered Dental Hygienist (1996).
In Wendy’s spare time, you will catch her knitting, reading and binge watching Game of Thrones.
Wendy is married to her husband, Tim. She has a son, Evan, and a daughter, Katie. Her dog’s name is Buddy.
The one thing Wendy can’t live without is reality TV and going on an Alaskan Cruise is on her bucket list.
Andrea has achieved her Legal Assistant Diploma and received her Air Traffic Control Assistant Diploma through the Military.
Andrea loves to camp and horseback ride. She currently has one daughter, one grandson, a dog and a horse.
The one thing Andrea cannot live without is her family and going to a Dude Ranch and herding cattle and being able to camp out for a week is on her bucket list.
Dental Hygiene Team
Tammy | Hygiene Team Leader
Having successfully completed a hygiene diploma, dental assisting certificate, and a level 2 dental assisting certificate, Tammy is a highly experienced and capable dental hygienist. The Yazdani family is happy to have had her on board since March 2004.
When she isn’t busy making your pearly whites shine, Tammy enjoys spending time with family.
Chelsea joined the Yazdani team in January 2013, after completing her dental hygiene and dental assistant level 2 certificates at Algonquin College.
Besides cleaning teeth, Chelsea is also passionate about the outdoors, and tries to spend as much of her free time outside as she can by travelling or keeping active.
Her family consists of her husband Matt, her English Bulldog Scout, her two nieces and her nephew.
One thing on Chelsea’s bucket list is to visit every province in Canada.
Courtney holds a diploma in dental hygiene and has been part of the Yazdani team since November 2012. She is a proud member of the team, and when she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Jennifer has achieved her Bachelor of Science from Mount St. Vincent University (1990) and a Dental Hygiene Diploma from Dalhousie University (1992). She joined the Yazdani team in March, 2007. When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with family.
Currently, Jennifer is a trainer for her daugther’s hockey team. Her family consists of her husband Frank, and three kids.
The one thing that Jennifer can’t live without is Blistex and on her bucket list, she would like to travel to Japan to see her sister.
Kristina joined the Yazdani team in May, 2008. With a diploma in dental hygiene, she is passionate about oral health.
When she isn’t scrubbing teeth, Kristina enjoys spending her spare time with family and friends.
Stephanie graduated with honours from the Advanced Diploma Dental Hygiene program and joined the Yazdani team in August, 2015. When she isn’t cleaning teeth, Stephanie loves spending time outside with her husband, daughter, and dog.
Brit comes to us with an advanced diploma in dental hygiene and graduated with Honours from Algonquin College. She is the recipient of the Ottawa Dental Society Award for Academic Success and Leadership in The Dental Hygiene Program. Brit was also voted Valedictorian for her graduating class and has a Bachelor of Recreation and Leisure studies from Brock University.
Brit has been a competitive curler for 24 years; She has represented Ontario at the Women’s National Championship, Participated in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in 2016 as well as represented Ontario at the Canadian Mixed Championships in 2016.
Her family consists of her Boston Terrier named Phyn and loves competing in sports.
On Brit’s bucket list, she would like to scuba dive with whales, sharks or humpback whales and would love to travel to the Amazon River starting the trip in Peru and ending in Brazil!
Shaylin has an advanced Diploma in Dental Hygiene and graduated in 2016.
She likes to stay very active with hockey and the gym. She also enjoys spending quality time with friends & Family. She has one older brother and 2 Boston Terriers.
Her family and friends are her backbone for everything and are very motivating for her.
On her bucket list, she would like to travel to Europe.
Dental Assistant Team
Leslie | Dental Assistant Team Leader
Leslie graduated from the Dental Assisting programs (level I and II) at Algonquin College as well as the Preventative Dental Assisting program at Western University. As a certified member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association, Leslie is more than prepared to take on dental hygiene challenges. Yazdani is proud to have had her on board since July 2001.
Leslie lives in Kemptville, Ontario with her husband Kevin and two sons. When she isn’t at work, Leslie loves spending time with her family and cheering on her boys at the hockey rink and the golf course.
Kristen has graduated from Everest College as well as Algonquin College. She is also NDAEB Certified.
In her family, she has two brothers, two sisters, two nieces and 4 nephews with another one on the way. The one thing Kristen cannot live without is her family.
One day, Kristen would like to fly a plane. This is on her bucket list!
Carley joined the Yazdani team in August, 2014 and has completed her Dental Assisting Level II diploma. She is proud of her work, and enjoys sewing and making crafts in her spare time. One day, Carley hopes to take a ride in a hot air balloon.
Heather graduated from Everest College in December 2010 as a Level 2 Dental Assistant.
Heather loves dirt biking and can’t live without coffee.
She has a Fiancee, John and a 1 year old daughter, Blake.
Office Administration Team
April | Operations and Human Resources Team Leader
April joined the Yazdani team in January 2014, and with her experience as a level II dental assistant as well has her NDAEB certification, the team was excited to have her on board. She is also a joint Health and Safety Committee Member and phone certified to schedule appointments.
Outside of the office, April has had many exciting experiences including being on the Ellen Degeneres show and appearing as an extra in the film The Snow Walker. Her favourite quote is by Henry Ford: “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.”
Lisa | Marketing Director
Lisa comes to the practice with a Small and Medium Enterprise Management Diploma (2005), a Business Marketing Diploma (2006) and an Advertising & Marketing Communications Post-Graduate Certificate (2008). She also has taken several continuing education courses to keep her skills current. She has completed a Marketing Masters program and a Telephone Certification Program through Scheduling Institute.
Lisa has been part of the Yazdani team since January 2014, and she stays active both inside and outside of the office. Lisa has climbed Mount Macy. At 5,343 feet, Mount Macy is the highest point in New York State. She often volunteers her time for various community causes such as Relay for Life, Brain Tumor Walk and Shack Stock.
She lives with her spouse Chris, and has two step children – Chelsey & Aiden. She also has two dogs – Rose & Gracie and a Cat – Louie.
Visiting the Scottish Highlands is on her bucket list.