Taylor I - RDH
Taylor was raised in the small town of Shelburne. She now resides in Grand Valley with her husband Ryan and dog Coco.
Taylor attended Georgian College where she received a certification in Pre Health Sciences. Knowing she wanted to continue her studies in the health care field, she took the Dental Hygiene Program. Taylor graduated from Georgian College in 2014 with an advanced Diploma. Taylor is currently registered with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. As a hygienist, she enjoys getting to interact with her clients and sharking her knowledge of oral health.
In her spare time, Taylor enjoys travelling to the Caribbean and spending time with her family and friends.
Shelley C. - CDA II
Shelley was born and raised in Newfoundland and appreciates small town, community living. Shelley attended the dental assistant program in St. John’s Newfoundland. After moving to Ontario, she upgraded to level II Dental Assisting from Medix school in Kitchener Ontario. Shelley has been a certified Dental Assistant since 1994 and is a member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association. Shelley loves her job and career in dental assisting and enjoys educating patients of all ages on the importance of maintaining optimal dental health. Shelley resides in Grand Valley with her husband, 2 children and dog - Bella. In her spare time Shelley enjoys volunteering, baking, camping and spending time with her family and friends.
Carolyn M - RDH
Carolyn has over 32 years in dentistry. She graduated in 1986 from Algonquin College, in Ottawa, from the Certified Dental Assisting program. This was a necessary requirement at the time to be allowed to apply for the Registered Dental Hygiene program. Carolyn graduated in 1996 from Algonquin College as a Registered Dental Hygienist.
After graduation, Carolyn moved to Yellowknife, North West Territories. She practiced dental hygiene for two years, and then moved to Cold Lake, Alberta where she practiced for another two years before returning to Ottawa.
Carolyn has a plethora of experience from working in a traditional dental office, to working in a dental hygiene only clinic, to doing contract work in various Inuit communities, in the territory of Nunavut.
Carolyn is married to Darrel is who is an active serving member of the Canadian Armed Forces. They have four adult children, Blake, Alex, Gary & Erika and a 13 year old chocolate labrador retriever named Jade.
In her spare time, Carolyn loves to travel, spend time at the cottage and pats every dog she comes across.
Ayron P. – Office Manager
Ayron has lived Grand Valley for most of her life and loves the small town atmosphere so much her and her husband decided to raise their 2 boys here. Ayron worked in the medical field for 10 years before switching to the dental field, and has over 7 years’ experience in dental administration. She enjoys working at Grand Valley Dental for new and familiar faces as well as the opportunities to give back to the community.
In her free time she enjoys playing baseball, gardening, camping and spending time with her family.
Michelle M. – Admin
Michelle was born and raised in Grand Valley.
A busy community volunteer, always willing to lend a hand. She lives in Grand Valley with her husband and two daughters. This being the first opportunity to work in the dental field, she loves working with patients on a personal level with their dental needs. Outside of work she enjoys gardening, reading and camping with her family and friends.