Our Team

At Waterloo Family Dental, we always strive to work together as a team and provide the very best care for our patients.

We are big believers in continuing education and stay up to date on the latest trends and techniques in dentistry to ensure the best clinical outcome and comfortable care. We are passionate about your smile and your well-being.

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."

– Helen Keller

Patient Care Coordinators

Krista started her dental career as a dental assistant and transitioned over to front desk administration. She loves making a positive difference in her patient's day.

Outside of work, Krista is active with fitness classes, enjoys her cottage and nature on Georgian Bay.


Debbie started her dental career as a dental assistant but once she had kids, she took some time off to raise a family. When Debbie's children got older, she missed the dental industry and returned as an administrator. Debbie loves meeting and greeting patients and ensuring that they are getting the customer experience that they deserve. She and her husband love taking their motorcycles for day trips all over, and just purchased a new one!

Fun Fact! Debbie is a Newfoundlander and if you listen closely, you can hear it.


Melanie grew up in Northern Ontario but once she set her sights on the big city, she moved to Barrie to go to college. Melanie has had a long-standing career in Healthcare. She has always been a huge proponent of patient care and experience, as well as holistic care. She and her husband Tim live in Kitchener with their two children, Tanner and Addy, and brother Shaun and nephew Jaxon (he’s her bonus child) and two dogs Porter and Pawlie.

Fun Fact! Melanie loves to play cards, especially Crazy 11’s!

Dental Assistants Team

Jenn has been part of our dental assistant team since 2007. She enjoys meeting new patients and building trusting relationships.

Camping, hiking and kayaking are certainly some of her favourite outdoor activities to enjoy with her family.


Dorothy enjoys getting to know her patients, is known for sharing her passion for dentistry, and making every visit to the dentist a great one.

Her past-times include gardening, walking in nature, meditating, volunteering at a local church and creating stained glass pieces.


Angeli is rewarded anytime she helps someone understand the benefit of proper oral health.

Cooking and watching movies are favourite pastimes. Angeli loves travelling around the world and sometimes has the opportunity to combine her work with travel by volunteering for dental missions.

Registered Dental Hygienists Team

Laura has been at Waterloo Family Dental since 1993 and especially likes helping people anxious or nervous about going to the dentist.

In the community, she’s active with her church and likes to stay fit with Pilates and after-dinner walks.


Lily enjoys educating her patients on the importance of oral health and creating a positive relationship with her patients. In addition to oral hygiene, Lily is trained as an Orthodontic Hygienist where she works alongside an orthodontist and enjoys the fascinating world of braces and Invisalign.

In her free time, Lily enjoys practicing yoga, cooking Vietnamese food, and learning the piano.


Leonie has worked as a registered dental hygienist in K-W area since 1999. She is a big promoter or oral health and the connection to person's overall health.

To recharge, Leonie enjoys nature hikes and the tranquility to reconnect with her inner self in addition to spending quality time with her family, gardening, cooking and travelling.


A deep interest in science and health led Diane to a career in dentistry. She is thrilled to see the results of a healthier mouth after someone improves their oral hygiene routine.

Outside of work, you may find Diane outside kayaking, biking and hiking new trails in Waterloo Region. She also enjoys spending time at the family cottage with her husband and two daughters.


Katelyn graduated from Southern Dental College Hygiene Program. Katelyn has been a patient since she was young, and then took on a role as sterilization technician while in school to gain experience. She enjoys spending time with patients and working with them to ensure their teeth and gums get the love that they need!

Fun Fact! Katelyn loves volleyball and plays weekly!

102-445 Beechwood Place
Waterloo, Ontario N2T 1Z2
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Our Hours
Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM - 1:00PM
(once a month)
Hours are subject to change