THE WOW TEAM

FROM ALL OF US AT WALT ORTHO, WE’D LIKE TO SAY “HI!”.

RANDI

OFFICE MANAGER & FINANCIAL COORDINATOR

Randi joined the Walt Orthodontics team in February 2017 after working in an Endodontics office for over 5 years. She has been working in the dental field since 2009 and is dedicated to excellent patient care and committed to ensuring everyone’s experience at our office exceeds any expectation. Outside the office, Randi is mommy to an adorable fur baby Louie, and enjoys cooking, adventures, and travelling.


Five Fun Facts

RANDI

OFFICE MANAGER & FINANCIAL COORDINATOR
5 Fun Facts
  • Favourite place travelled to is New Zealand.
  • Her biggest fear is snakes.
  • Her warning label is - “Warning! May bite without caffeine!”
  • Her favourite go-to karaoke song is Don’t Stop Believing by Journey.
  • Her three items to take on a deserted island would be: A knife, a pot, and her husband.

HEIDIE

ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

Heidie is passionate about Orthodontics and has been in the field for over 8 years. Heidi has assisted, but she most loves the administrative side of the office. In her free time, Heidi enjoys a new adventure, hanging out with friends, and trying new restaurants.


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HEIDIE

ADMINISTRATION MANAGER
5 Fun Facts
  • Her warning label is - “Warning! Hearing Protection Required” (because she loves to talk)
  • If she could only eat one meal for the rest of her life it would be gourmet beef burgers
  • She also speaks Persian
  • Her dream job would be a world famous chef
  • The last book she read was “How To Let S*it Go”

ALISHA

TREATMENT COORDINATOR & NEW PATIENT MANAGER

Alisha graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition in 2007 and received her Dental Hygiene diploma from Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries in 2010. She has been working with Walt Orthodontics since 2018 and enjoys all aspects of Orthodontics. In her spare time, Alisha enjoys travelling the world and trying new restaurants in Toronto.


Five Fun Facts

ALISHA

TREATMENT COORDINATOR & NEW PATIENT MANAGER
5 Fun Facts
  • If she wasn’t working this job, Alisha’s dream job would be a restaurant critic.
  • Her favourite place travelled to is Istanbul.
  • If she could be a celebrity for one day, she would be Michelle Obama.
  • Her three items to take on a deserted island would be matches, shampoo, and a good book.
  • The last book she read was All Joy and No Fun: The paradox of modern parenthood.

JODI

ORTHODONTIC DENTAL HYGIENIST & ACTIVE PATIENT MANAGER

Jodi graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honours Bachelor in Medical Science in 2004 and received her Dental Hygiene diploma from George Brown College in 2006. She has been working with Dr. Walt since the very early days and has loved being a part of Walt Ortho's success and growth over the years. She enjoys travelling, spending time with her family, and takes her second job as a dance mom very seriously!


Five Fun Facts

JODI

ORTHODONTIC DENTAL HYGIENIST & ACTIVE PATIENT MANAGER
5 Fun Facts
  • Jodi’s warning label would be: “May malfunction in the absence of coffee.”
  • If she could be a celebrity for one day, she would be Kristen Bell.
  • Her biggest fear is snakes.
  • Her favourite place she has travelled to is Hawaii.
  • The last book she read is Girl, Wash Your Face.

MICHELLE

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Michelle became a Level II Dental Assistant graduate in 2013 from Niagara College and is also certified with the Ontario Dental Assistants Association. Michelle dedicated herself to a general dental practice for over 3 years before making the transition in 2017 to orthodontics where she quickly became part of our Walt Orthodontics family. In her spare time, she has a passion for travel and is always planning her next adventure!


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MICHELLE

OPERATIONS MANAGER
5 Fun Facts
  • If Michelle had to eat one meal for the rest of her life, it would be stir-fry.
  • Her favourite place she has ever travelled to is Croatia.
  • The last book she read was Genius: The Game by Leopoldo Gout.
  • If she could be a celebrity for one day, she would be Mila Kunis.
  • Her dream job would be to be an Astronaut.

CORINNA

TREATMENT COORDINATOR

In 2016 I began my dental journey working at an Oral and Maxillofacial surgery clinic for 4 years as admin and loved every bit of it. I then transitioned to general dentistry in 2019 as admin/coordinator. When covid hit the world and everyone was home I decided to take up being a mortgage agent. I pursued that for about 2 years only to realize my real passion was still Dental! I joined the Walt Ortho family in Jan 2023 and I am so glad I did! In my spare time I enjoy hiking with my fur baby, trying new restaurants, horseback riding, snowmobiling and travelling with my husband/friends.


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CORINNA

TREATMENT COORDINATOR
5 Fun Facts
  • Warning Label would say - I would bring every dog I could, home.
  • Her favourite place traveled to is Hawaii.
  • If she could be one celebrity for a day it would be Megan Fox
  • If she was deserted on an island she would bring a lighter, blanket and water.
  • Her dream job is to work with and ride horses all day!

DANA

ORTHODONTIC DENTAL HYGIENIST

Dana graduated from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries with honours and became a registered Dental Hygienist at the beginning of 2017. Dana is our go-to girl for educating patients on oral hygiene. Dana speaks three languages, English, Russian, and Hebrew. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.


Five Fun Facts

DANA

ORTHODONTIC DENTAL HYGIENIST
5 Fun Facts
  • Dana’s go-to karaoke song is Happy by Pharrell Williams.
  • Her warning label would be - “Warning - mind-reader.”
  • Her biggest fear is losing all of her teeth.
  • If she could be any celebrity for a day, it would be Taylor Swift.
  • The last book she read was Harry Potter.

JESSICA

ORTHODONTIC DENTAL HYGIENIST

Jessica graduated from The Canadian Academy of Dental Health & Community Sciences and became a dental hygienist in 2020. She started out working in general dentistry and discovered her passion for orthodontics shortly after. She absolutely loves everything about braces! If you don’t see her in the office, she is somewhere in the world travelling!


Five Fun Facts

JESSICA

ORTHODONTIC DENTAL HYGIENIST
5 Fun Facts
  • Her go-to karaoke song would be Beautiful by Christina Aguilera
  • Her biggest fear is bugs!!
  • If she wasn’t in dentistry, she would pursue her passion for photography
  • If she could be a celebrity for one day, she would be Jennifer Lopez
  • Favourite place travelled to is Portugal

SALLY

ORTHODONTIC DENTAL HYGIENIST

Sally received her dental hygiene diploma from Aplus Institute in 2016. Prior to that, she studied Life Science at the University of Toronto to pursue her dream as a health care provider. She is passionate about providing patients with healthy and confident smiles. Outside the office, Sally loves to travel, eat, and spend quality time with her husband and her dog.


Five Fun Facts

SALLY

ORTHODONTIC DENTAL HYGIENIST
5 Fun Facts
  • If Sally had to eat one meal for the rest of her life, it would be Sushi.
  • Her go-to karaoke song is Let It Go - Frozen.
  • The last book she read was Becoming by Michelle Obama.
  • Her biggest fear is birds.
  • Her dream job would be to be a Public Health Inspector.

KEMISHA

DENTAL ASSISTANT

Kemisha graduated from Ontario Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Science in 2018. She then became a Certified Level ll Dental Assistant graduate in 2020 from George Brown College. She started out in a general dental practice but found her passion in orthodontics. She enjoys traveling, trying different restaurants and spending time with family and friends.


Five Fun Facts

KEMISHA

DENTAL ASSISTANT
5 Fun Facts
  • If Kemisha had to eat one meal for the rest of her life, it would be Steak and roasted potatoes.
  • Her go-to karaoke song is Baby one more time - Britney Spears.
  • The last book she read was The Chase.
  • Her favourite place to traveled is Jamaica.
  • Her things to take with on a deserted island are Blanket, flashlight and book.

LORI

DENTAL ASSISTANT

Lori came to Vancouver, Canada in 1995 from the Philippines. Her, her husband and 2 kids love to travel, try new food and spend time with family. Lori graduated Dental Assisting in 2001, has been an orthodontic assistant since 2008; she works every Saturday in General Dentistry with the same dentist since 2001! If she is not traveling she loves staying at home reading short stories novels or watching NETFLIX - she loves action movies.


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LORI

DENTAL ASSISTANT
5 Fun Facts
  • If Lori had to eat one meal for the rest of her life, it would be Egg
  • The last book she read was KIRA KIRA.
  • Lori dream job is carpentry.
  • Her biggest fear is height.

TANYA

DENTAL ASSISTANT & RECORDS TECHNICIAN

Tanya was born and raised in London, Ontario. She Moved to Toronto in 2013. Graduated from George brown college in 2017 as a Dental assistant. Outside of work she loves to travel and enjoys trying new foods and restaurants. Tanya loves spending time with family and friends.


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TANYA

DENTAL ASSISTANT & RECORDS TECHNICIAN
5 Fun Facts
  • If Tanya had to eat one meal for the rest of her life it would be sushi.
  • Her go-to Karaoke song is Perfect by Ed Sheeran
  • Her biggest fear is snakes
  • She can speak Spanish
  • She enjoys working on crafty projects with her Cricut machine.

OLIVIA

DENTAL ASSISTANT

Olivia graduated as a Certified Level II Dental Assistant from George Brown College in 2019 and immediately went into the field of orthodontics. She also maintains membership to the Ontario Dental Assistants Association and Canadian Dental Assistants’ Association. In 2022, Olivia continued her education at the University of Toronto specializing in Orthodontic Procedures. Olivia always knew she wanted to go into dentistry as she loved going to the dentist throughout her childhood.


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OLIVIA

DENTAL ASSISTANT
5 Fun Facts
  • Her biggest fear is elevators
  • If Olivia had to eat one meal for the rest of her life, it would be sushi
  • The last book she read was The Love Hypothesis
  • Her go-to karaoke song is Decode by Paramore
  • Her favourite place travelled to is Clearwater Beach, Florida.

SHANICE

DENTAL ASSISTANT & RECORDS TECHNICIAN

Shanice is a dental assistant who graduated from Durham College in 2021, having completed both Level 1 and Level 2 of dental assisting, I have three years of experience in general dentistry, but I decided to explore a new path in orthodontics as I’ve always wanted to try. Beyond dental I have a passion for makeup artistry, photography, and baking.


Five Fun Facts

SHANICE

DENTAL ASSISTANT & RECORDS TECHNICIAN
5 Fun Facts
  • Her go-to karaoke song is Everybody wants to rule the world by tears for fears
  • Her warning label is - “May burst out in laughter at random times”
  • If she wasn’t working this job, Shanice’s dream job would be to be a Beauty influencer
  • Her biggest fear is spiders
  • If she was deserted on an island, she would bring a deck of cards, water, 20lb dumbbell.

FRANKY

STERILIZATION TECHNICIAN

Franky received her medical device reprocessing certificate from Centennial College in 2020 and shortly after, joined the Walt Orthodontics team! She also received her Honours Bachelor from the University of Toronto, majoring in literature and religious studies. In her spare time, Franky enjoys summer hikes, road trips and spending time with her dog, Evie.


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FRANKY

STERILIZATION TECHNICIAN
5 Fun Facts
  • If Franky had to eat one meal for the rest of her life, it would be Sushi.
  • Her go-to karaoke song is Total Eclipse of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler.
  • The last book she read was Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy.
  • Her biggest fear is Breaking or dislocating bones.
  • Her favourite place travelled to is Greece

HILARY

SCHEDULING COORDINATOR

Hilary has worked in both Pediatric Dentistry, taking children to William Osler's Operating Rooms, and at an Oral Maxillofacial Surgical Clinic since graduating with honours from her Dental Assisting level II program in 2013. She thought the operating room was her home until she started her own Invisalign journey with Dr. Walt in 2020. She quickly realized as she was perfecting her smile, that she wanted to be involved with helping others do the same. There is no better place to do that than at Walt Ortho.


Five Fun Facts

HILARY

SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
5 Fun Facts
  • If she could eat 1 meal for the rest of her life it would be chicken breast, broccoli and brown rice.
  • Her favourite place she has traveled to is Tulum Mexico
  • If she wasn't doing this job, her dream job would be a National Park Hiking Guide. (She loves being in the woods!)

JUSTINE

SCHEDULING COORDINATOR

Justine graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Sociology. Before joining Walt Orthodontics, she worked for 7 years as an administrator for a general dentist. In her spare time, she loves trying out new restaurants and reading good books.


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JUSTINE

SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
5 Fun Facts
  • Her favourite place travelled to was Japan
  • The last book she read was How to Pronounce Knife
  • Her biggest fear is heights
  • Her dream job would be health care social worker
  • If Justine had to eat one meal for the rest of her life, it would be Ramen

DANIELLA

SCHEDULING COORDINATOR

Daniella graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor's degree in Honors Biology in 2022. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, travelling, and cooking! Daniella joined the Walt Ortho team in 2022 and has hopes of working in the dental field herself.


Five Fun Facts

DANIELLA

SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
5 Fun Facts
  • Daniella's favourite TV series is New Girl
  • If Daniella could eat one dish for the rest of her life it would be tacos!
  • The last book she read was Klara and the Sun
  • Her favourite place she's travelled to is Hawaii
  • Her dream job would be to be a travel blogger

VIKTORIA

SCHEDULING COORDINATOR

Viktoria is most passionate about helping others. She’s had braces when she was younger, and knows what that journey is like - so to help others in their journeys to a better smile is something she enjoys doing. For a moment in Viktoria’s life, she thought about becoming a dental assistant, but quickly realized she much better enjoyed the administrative aspect of a clinic. In her free time, Viktoria loves to bake, spend time with friends, and her cat, Ollie, and jam out to her favourite songs.


Five Fun Facts

VIKTORIA

SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
5 Fun Facts
  • What is your go-to karaoke song? Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
  • If you had a warning label, what would yours say? Warning - Will cry if stressed or shouted at
  • If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Sushiiiii
  • Do you speak any other languages? I speak English and Russian
  • If you weren’t doing this job, what would be your dream job? I would be a hairstylist

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