Our team at Dr. Urusa Ansari's Office.
Sasha McKean (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Sasha knew from a young age that she wanted to be a Registered Dental Hygienist and has worked in the dental field for approximately 24 years now, graduating from Fanshawe College in 1999 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Sasha grew up in Holland Landing and she still continues to live close by with her family.
Sasha believes that by staying current through continued education it is the key ingredient to success in the dental industry, which aids in providing exceptional patient care to our patients. She is an important asset to the smooth operation of our office,and takes great pride in her job at Aurora Family Dental. Having extremely high standards of quality and integrity, motivates her to continually strive to provide the best possible care for our patients.
Ljiljana Hinton (Restorative Hygenist)
Ljiljana earned her Diploma in Dental Hygiene with Honours from George Brown College in 1996 and followed with a Diploma in Restorative Dental Hygiene with Honours in 1997. Ljil’s passion for creating beautiful, healthy and well-functioning smiles has fueled many hours of continuing education to stay up to date with the latest technologies. She has worked as a clinical instructor at George Brown College and recently worked for Align Technologies (Invisalign) as a Clinical Field Consultant. She often gives lectures to her colleagues in dental restorative techniques and Invisalign. Ljiljana is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Restorative Dental Hygiene Study Club and Ontario Dental Hygiene Orthodontic Study Club. She has travelled extensively throughout Canada and the United States to further her education to provide her patients with the best care. Her latest accomplishment was completing a Master Series three day hands on course in Aesthetic Direct Composite Techniques.
Away from work Ljil stays active with her family, enjoys spinning and core training at the gym, cuddling with the dogs and summer nights at the ballpark.
Irina Savotchka (Treatment Co-ordinator)
Irina currently works as a full time treatment co-ordinator. She graduated as a dental assistant in 1995 from Seneca college. She started her career as a dental assistant and then transitioned into a receptionist position. Over the years she felt she was most challenged by and found most full fulling within the dental field was treatment co-ordination and as such she has dedicated more than 10 years of her career to this. She loves working with people and has a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of dental treatment. As such she is able to answer any questions patients may have and helps them make the financial arrangements to acquire the treatment that is necessary. Irina enjoys spending time with her two children, biking, swimming and cooking.
Mahnaz Doulatshahi (Certified Level II Dental Assistant)
Mahnaz, is our highly skilled certified level II Dental Assistant. She is qualified to provide the dental experience associated with quality care. She graduated from George Brown College in 2004 and brings her years of experience in the dental field to our office. She demonstrates her concern for your comfort from the moment she greets you until you have completed your visit in our office. She is always willing to answer your questions and concerns regarding your dental treatment. In her free time Mahnaz enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, traveling, and doing home improvement projects.