Meet the Academy Dental Team

Meet our team of professionals, including dental hygienists, dental assistants, and administration. All of our team members are committed to delivering a unique patient experience.



Freda, Dental Practice Manager, Winnipeg

Freda | Practice Manager

I joined Academy Dental Group in 2013. I worked in the dental field, many years ago, as a receptionist and assistant while I was attending high school and University. After I completed my education I embarked on a career in Human Resources and Finance in banking, academia and health care. Now I’m back in the dental field and love it!! I welcome all patients to our practice, to meet our great team of dentists, hygienists, assistants and administrative staff, to serve you and your dental needs.


Monique, Registered Dental Hygienist, Winnipeg

Monique | Registered Dental Hygienist

I completed my dental hygiene studies through the universities of Winnipeg, Manitoba and British Columbia, and have been a member in good standing of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association for over 25 years. Outside of work, I provide humanitarian dental hygiene services to the people of Haiti and the Dominican Republic twice a year. I also volunteer at the dental clinic in Siloam Mission and also serve as a mentor to dental hygiene students.


Dora, Registered Dental Hygienist, Winnipeg

Dora | Registered Dental Hygienist

I graduated from the University of Manitoba School of Dental Hygiene in 1996. I have been working within a general practice setting for most of my career. When not practicing Dental Hygiene, I enjoy being a lacrosse and hockey mom, and spending time at the cottage with my family and Labrador retriever.


Joshua, Registered Dental Hygienist, Winnipeg

Joshua | Registered Dental Hygienist

I graduated from the University of Manitoba’s hygiene program in 2013 and joined Academy Dental that same year. I was born and raised in Auckland. New Zealand, and moved to Winnipeg in 2006. In my spare time, I enjoy strength training, reading, biking, and exploring foods of different cultures. I am eager to build good relationships with all my patients.


Ian, Registered Dental Hygienist, Winnipeg

Ian | Registered Dental Hygienist

I was born and raised in Bulacan, Philippines. My family and I moved to Winnipeg in 2005. I graduated from the School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Manitoba in 2012, following in my mom’s footsteps who also works in the dental field. I also like to play basketball and play the guitar.


Phuong, Registered Dental Hygienist, Winnipeg

Phuong | Registered Dental Hygienist

I am a U of M graduate and have been practicing as a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2005. My passion for Dental Hygiene has allowed me to do wonderful humanitarian work in my home country of Vietnam and in Haiti. My hobbies include spending time with family and friends, exercising, travelling and dining out. 


Denise, Registered Dental Hygienist, Winnipeg

Denise | Registered Dental Hygienist

I graduated from the School of Dental Hygiene at the U of M in 2009. Providing my patients with gentle care is important to me as I want my patients to feel comfortable and at ease during their dental appointments. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family and friends.


kIM, Registered Dental Hygienist, Winnipeg

Kim | Registered Dental Hygienist

I completed my Dental Hygiene Program from George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario in 2005 and currently I am serving as a Council Member of the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba.

In my off time, I enjoy watching movies,  travelling and spending quality time with family and friends. 

Kayla, Registered Dental Hygienist, Winnipeg

Erelin | Registered Dental Hygienist

I completed Dental Hygiene Program from George Brown College, Toronto Ontario in 2007.  My interests outside of the practice include reading, movies, traveling and spending  time with family and friends.


Alana, Registered Dental Hygienist, Winnipeg

Alana | Dental Assistant

I graduated from Red River College's Dental Assisting program in 1999 and started at Academy Dental in 2001. I take pride in ensuring our patients are comfortable and have a positive experience in our office. Away from the office, I enjoy running and spending time with my husband and our son.


Sara, Dental Assistant, Winnipeg

Sara | Dental Assistant

I graduated from Red River College’s Dental Assisting program in 2003, and have been at Academy Dental ever since! In addition to my regular assisting duties, I also enjoy training new staff when they join our team, working with our new impression software, Itero, and taking the time to ensure patients are comfortable and understand their treatment. I also volunteer in my community and spend spare time with family and friends.


Jen, Dental Assistant, Winnipeg

Jen | Dental Assistant

I graduated from Red River College’s Dental Assisting program in 2007, and joined Academy Dental in 2008. I love to make staff and patients laugh with my crazy sense of humor. I love doing the crosswords at lunch time and reading up on the latest Hollywood gossip!


Robyn, Dental Assistant, Winnipeg

Robyn | Dental Assistant

I graduated from the Red River College Dental Assisting program, Level II, in 2010. I joined Academy Dental Group in March 2015. I really enjoy my career as a Dental Assistant, and making our patients happy and comfortable.


Barb, Dental Office Administration, River Heights

Barb | Administration

I have been with Academy Dental Group since 2004, but I have over 25 years of experience working in the dental field. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with family, camping and attending the folk fest.


Shelly, Dental Treatment Coordinator, River Heights

Shelly | Treatment Coordinator

I joined Academy Dental in June of 2007, but have been in the dental field since 1985, originally starting out as a Dental Assistant and then moving into the administration side. Outside of work, my husband and I keep busy with our childrens’ sports and activities.


Joelle, Dental Hygiene Coordinator, River Heights

Joelle | Hygiene Coordinator

I joined Academy Dental Group in July of 2011. I started my career as a Dental Assistant in 2004, then worked for an insurance company within their dental group claims department, and now I’m part of the administrative team within the practice. I love getting to know all of our patients and seeing them walk out with a smile!


Kayla, Registered Dental Hygienist, Winnipeg

Bev | Dental Assistant & Administration

I graduated from CDI College in 2012, from the dental assisting program. I love my job and enjoy making people laugh and smile. I also love to run, roller blade, and spending time with my family and friends.



Cindy, Administration Dentist, Winnipeg

Cindy | Administration

I have worked in the dental field for over 20 years. I enjoy greeting all of our patients, making them feel welcome and comfortable at our clinic. In my spare time, I like to kayak, bike, and spend time with my family.



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The Academy Dental Team

  • We really love our patients and are thrilled every time you come in for an appointment. Our entire team is honoured to be caring for your dental needs and we hope you truly feel comfortable at our practice!
    - Freda, Practice Manager


Featured Dental Services 

Our quality dental services are the foundation of our commitment to your dental health.

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General Dentistry

From fillings to dentures, our practice offers a full spectrum of services for your entire family. > More

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Preventative Therapy

A healthy mouth starts good oral hygiene and a balanced diet, and is supported by regular dental exams, cleanings and radiographs. > More

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Periodontal Services

Gum health impacts your overall well-being. Our periodontal services help prevent gum diseases such as gingivitis. > More