Meet the 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.

karen staff imageKaren


Karen has been in the dental field since 1984. Karen’s favourite part of her job is sharing stories with our patients. She says, “I feel the staff and the patients are like an extended part of my family.” When not at work, Karen enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking with her dogs, mountain biking or off roading in her jeep!

sharon staff imageSharon


Sharon has been in dentistry for 40 years. She started as a CDA, teaching dental assisting and now enjoys life as a dental administrator.
She is still amazed by the progression of dentistry over the years, which keeps her passionate about her profession. In her spare time, Sharon enjoys gardening, yoga, and is an active member of her local curling club (she even has trophies to prove it)! In spite of it all, her true passion is being a Grandma to her adorable grandchildren, Ben and Emily.

teresa staff imageTeresa

Lead Certified Dental Assistant

Teresa joined Banyan Dental in 2002 as a CDA. A graduate from Douglas College, she has provided excellent care as a CDA since 1985. Teresa strives to use her knowledge and skills in a caring and gentle manner, in order to make each and every patient feel comfortable. Teresa most enjoys how her job presents differently each day with the  many interesting and enjoyable conversations and interactions with the patients and the staff. When not working, you will find Teresa hiking and enjoying nature.

kelly staff imageKelly

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hailing from the east coast of Canada, Kelly completed a Science degree and dental hygiene training in the Atlantic provinces. She has practiced dental hygiene in 3 different provinces and 6 different countries. She also holds a diploma in adult education and a Masters in Community Studies and has been teaching dental hygiene for 14 years. Kelly is an avid educator in a classroom and in the dental office.  Her non-dental interests include working on humanitarian projects in Africa, and camping, hiking and fishing with her husband and dog.

mohit staff imageMohit

Registered Dental Hygienist

Mo has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for the past eight years. He received his dental hygiene degree at the Cambrian College of Art and Technology in Sudbury, Ontario in 2013. In addition, Mohit is also an International-trained dentist from New Delhi India. Mo is extremely compassionate about being a dental hygienist and his focus is to put all of his patients at ease and to ensure that they have a positive dental experience for each and every visit. His hobbies include anything that has to do with nature, hiking, camping, exploring, and playing cricket. He even played on the Cambrian College cricket team!

Banyan Dental
Office Hours Monday & Wednesday 11:00am to 7:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday Open one Friday every month