Meet the Queen West Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Iuliana

Chief Administrator (Queen West)

Whether by email, phone, or in person when you step in the door at Mint, Iuliana is often your first point of contact with our practice. In her cheerful and efficient manner, she acts as the liaison between the office and insurance companies, presenting patient treatment plans and financial options, helping patients arrange payment, and submitting claims electronically to speed up the reimbursement process.

Iuliana holds a degree in Communication and Public Relations and is certified by the University of Toronto in Human Resources Management Essentials. Always striving for perfection and improving her skill set, Iuliana has also completed courses in Finance, Ethics, and Dental Administration.

For years Iuliana has planned, coordinated, and overseen aspects of day-to-day dental office operations, scheduling both patients and staff, while keeping the financial house in order.

Alicia

Dental Hygienist

Alicia is a graduate of the University of Alberta's Bachelor of Science Degree program with a Specialization in Dental Hygiene. She has enjoyed her career in dental hygiene more than she ever expected. She creates a relaxed and enjoyable environment for her patients, always having their comfort and peace of mind as a priority.

Alicia has actively pursued continuing education, seeking ways to help patients improve both their oral health and their overall wellbeing. She has recently embarked on her training with the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, completing a course in sleep apnea and Core I.

When she is out of the office, Alicia is inspired by travel – up for any new adventure and always planning her next trip to a new destination. She enjoys exploring new neighbourhoods and food markets, trying whatever they may have to offer.

Kari

Dental Hygienist

Kari is a dedicated and dynamic dental hygienist providing expert dental treatment. She has exceptional patient skills -- empathetic, professional, reassuring, and capable of alleviating patient fears. Enthusiastic about dental health, she enjoys educating patients on dental care and hygiene.

Kari graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant Level I & II in 2008 from George Brown College. After working and traveling in British Colombia, she returned to school and graduated from the Canadian Academy of Dental Hygiene with Honours in 2014. Striving for the best in everything she does, Kari was awarded first place in the community service table-top clinic and volunteered at India Rainbow, Haven Food Bank, and the Health Mission Outreach program. She is currently pursuing ongoing training with the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, completing her Core 1 in 2016.

Deanna

Certified Dental Assistant

Deanna has been working in the dental field since 2011. She graduated in June of 2016 from George Brown College, attaining Certified Dental Assisting program Levels 1 & 2 with academic honours. During her studies, she volunteered her skills in George Brown's pilot project with the University of Toronto to help bring affordable restorative dental treatment to the community. Upon graduation, she joined the Mint family and has enjoyed every moment since. Deanna has completed courses at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and at the Spear Campus.

When Deanna is not at the office, she enjoys crafting, gardening and likes to experiment with recipes.

Morgan

Certified Dental Assistant

Morgan graduated from the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology in 2008 as a Registered Dental Assistant, Level 2, with an award from the Nova Scotia Dental Assistant Association. Morgan has completed courses at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and at the Spear Campus.

She is a fun loving, compassionate, hard-working colleague and does her best to make your visit here at Mint as comfortable as possible. Don't hesitate to ask her about your dental concerns or the procedure you are about to have. She is happy to help answer any questions you may be wondering about.

Morgan has been a mentor to other dental assisting students over the years and took part in the dental board meetings held at the college. She has assisted in many different procedures throughout her career and loves learning about new aspects of the dental field.

When Morgan's not assisting, she's busy volunteering in her community, playing hockey, spending time with her friends and family. She loves being outdoors and trying new things.

Lina

Dental Hygienist

Having had braces as a child and watching her smile transform and her confidence change because of it, Lina has always had an interest in teeth. She graduated from Algonquin College in Ottawa in 2007 and joined the fun-loving, caring Mint Dentistry team in 2019! Lina loves building relationships with her patients and seeing how their beautiful smiles make them happy!

Lina moved to Toronto from Halifax, NS in 2017. She enjoys travelling, cooking, exploring different neighbourhoods in the city, and spending lots of time outside with her dog, Barklee.

Trish

Dental Hygienist

Patricia graduated from the Etobicoke Collegiate Institute in 1998 as a H.A.R.P. Certified Dental Assistant/Office Administrator. She was the recipient of the Gordon Chalmers Trophy and Scholarship for academic excellence in the dental assistant program). In 1999, she obtained her Preventive Dental Assisting designation and Level II module from George Brown College. She graduated with Academic Honours in 2002 from Canadore College. At Mint Dental since 2015, Patricia treats patients with dignity and respect while sharing information and education to help her patients lead healthier lives.

Outside of work, Patricia loves spending time with her husband and daughter. She enjoys running, roller derby, and everything Disney!

Jannette

Patient Liaison

Jannette began her career in dentistry in 2008 as a dental assistant. She worked for different dental providers for many years, which taught her efficiency and accuracy. She transferred her skills to the front desk, where you can now find her at Mint Dental. Jannette enjoys the many personalities she interacts with as an office administrator, and strives to offer excellent customer service to our many patients.

In her free time, Jannette enjoys reading, anything true-crime related, and self-care. She often spends time with her significant other at parks or festivals, and when at home, spoils her two tabby cats.

Victoria

Hygiene and Specialist Coordinator

If you ever wonder how our office coordinates with specialists so efficiently or how our hygiene department runs so effectively, you can thank Victoria! She has several years of hands-on experience and training to help our patients receive the care they need.

Victoria moved to the area from the interior of B.C. In her free time, she loves being with her husband and friends. She spends a lot of time volunteering, being outdoors, and traveling.

Nishita

Sterilization Officer

Nishita is a passionate dental professional who enjoys her work. She graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery from Udaipur, India, and here at Mint Dental, runs our sterile bay. She makes sure our office adheres to current sterilization protocols to ensure absolute infection control for the benefit of our patients and our staff. Nishita enjoys being a part of our talented, extremely warm, and welcoming team and brings with her positive energy every day to work.

Nishita is an enthusiastic person who loves to explore, travel, and have experiences of a lifetime. She has a steady source of motivation that drives her to do her best. She loves to engage in sports in her leisure time and enjoys music extensively.

Queen West Location
1153 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1J4
(416) 516-MINT (6468)

Office Hours

Monday 7:00am to 7:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am to 7:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am to 7:00pm
Thursday 7:00am to 7:00pm
Friday 7:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday 8:00am to 1:00pm, once a month
Junction Location
3084 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z8
(416) 767-MINT (6468)

Office Hours

Monday 10:00am to 7:00pm
Tuesday 9:30am to 7:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am to 7:00pm
Thursday 7:00am to 7:00pm
Friday 7:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday 8:00am to 1:00pm, once a month