Meet the Team

Kenora Craft

Kenora Craft

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kenora is a Graduate from the Dental Hygiene program at Georgian College, with Dean’s list designation every semester. Prior to her Dental Hygiene course, she received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Guelph.

Her favorite thing about being a dental hygienist is making meaningful connections with patients and educating them on how to improve oral health! Kenora is a dedicated individual who enjoys interacting with others.

Her hobbies outside of work are spending quality time with friends and family, playing board games, being outside on the lake, and crocheting!

Samantha Vandenburg

Samantha Vandenburg

Receptionist and CDAII

Samantha or Sam is Dr.Ozturk’s Front Desk Receptionist and Chair side Dental Assistant at Barrie Heights Family Dentistry.
Sam graduated from the Level 2 Dental Assistant program in 2009 bringing 12 years experience to our dental office. Sam has a wide variety of skills and knowledge that have been obtained over the years. Sam has many years experience working in a surgical atmosphere as well.
She enjoys every aspect of dentistry from education to building strong relationships with patients.
Sam is hardworking, compassionate and friendly; she tries to make sure that everyone that comes into the office is treated like family.
Outside of the office Sam likes to bake sweet treats, collect and watch movies, read a good book, and most importantly spend time with her family.

Dr. Shilpi Tandon

Dr. Shilpi Tandon

Dr. Shilpi is a General Dentist with over 12 years of experience. She had been practicing dentistry in India where she coordinated a hospital based dental unit and owned her own practice as well, before migrating to Canada in 2016 and worked towards her Canadian Dental Credentials (D.D.S.) from University of Toronto in 2020. She is trained in Nitrous Oxide sedation and is a member of RCDSO, ODA and CDA.

She has special interest in aesthetic dentistry and works hard to bring the highest quality of personalized care to each of her patients.

Dr. Shilpi is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. Having lived in Iran and Saudi Arabia as a child she manages to relate to Persian and Arabic languages to some extent and wishes to learn them some day.

Outside of the office, she loves spending quality time with her two daughters, cooking different cuisines and enjoys travelling.

Dr. Shilpi constantly undertakes continuing education programmes to expand her knowledge and stay up to date in advanced dental care

Heather

Heather

Registered Dental Hygienist

Heather graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Georgian College with honours in 2021.  Heather grew up in Innisfil and currently resides in Barrie. She is pleased to give back to her community by providing quality oral hygiene care.

In Heather’s spare time she enjoys to play sports, camp, as well as spend time with her friends, family and pets.

Heather loves sharing her knowledge and educating patients about the importance of oral health. Heather is looking forward to building trusting relationships and working alongside her patients to achieve healthy, confident smiles.

Oxana

Oxana

Level II Dental Assistant