At BlackBurn Dental Centre, our team of experienced dental professionals cares for every patient with a compassionate approach that is specific to their needs. Each member of our team has an extensive experience in the dental field. With our experience and our passion, we help each patient understand their dental health while developing individualized treatment plans to work toward, and accomplish, total dental wellness. In addition to general and preventative care, we can also provide optimal smile aesthetics through conservative cosmetic dentistry. Enjoy life with a smile that lasts a lifetime.
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff’s training, professional credentials and work experience.
Dr Stephanie Malette
The preeminence of Dr. Malette’s practice is demonstrated in its warm and friendly customer service while operating in a state-of-the-art dental environment. Her patients often comment that she is a “meticulous perfectionist” who offers the highest level of skill along with a friendly and optimistic personality. Dr. Malette will impress you with her friendly demeaner, confidence, and ability. She is well-versed in treating patients with complex dental problems. Dr. Malette puts her patients at ease with her gentle confidence and provides them with the highest level of care, respect, and efficiency. She listens to her patients concerns and needs and is sensitive to each client’s individual requests.
Dr. Remi Morin was born and raised in Kapuskasing, Ontario. Rémi graduated with an honours degree in Biology at Laurentian University in Sudbury. Wanting to work in a more hands on field of health care, he then went on to study dentistry at the University of Montreal. After working a year in North Bay, Rémi is now thrilled to be a part of the team at Blackburn Dental Centre and enjoy all the great amenities and attractions that Ottawa has to offer. Dr Morin is always focused on patient comfort and has developed a reputation for having a gentle touch. One of Dr. Morin’s greatest joys in dentistry is the personal fulfillment he experiences from impacting a life by providing excellent dental care for his family of patients, both young and old.
Cheryl Stanly is a graduate of Algonquin College. She has over 30 years experience and has been practising at Blackburn Dental for 8 years. When not working, I am either training in my next half marathon, curling or cycling at the cottage. Her favorite thing about being a dental hygienist is caring for her patients and helping them achieve their oral health goals. Cheryl cherishes the relationships that she has built with her patients over the years.
Lisa Van Den Akerboom has worked at this practice for 10 years. Graduated from Algonquin College, she has over 20 years experience in the dental field. Lisa’s fun-loving spirit and serenity is the perfect remedy for the nervous, first-time dental patient. Lisa enjoys building lasting relationships with her patients, and has a warm and welcoming personality. Her passion for her work is undeniable and her reputation as a Dental Hygienist is firmly established. She grew up in Blackburn Hamlet. she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Nancy Gerow graduated from La Cite Collegiale in 1996 in the dental hygiene program. She is very gentle and caring while attending patient’s needs. Nothing is more important to Nancy than being able to provide patients with the highest quality care possible. Nancy is registered and in good standing with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario, as well as a member of The Canadian Dental hygienists Association and Ottawa Dental Hygienist’s Society.
She enjoys attending continuing education courses and reading dental hygiene journals to allow her to provide the most accurate and current information to patients. Nancy enjoys spending her free time with her family and three children.
Angela Lafaury graduated from cité collégiale and completed the level II training in dental assisting. Over the last 14 years, she continued to do further training and courses to acquire more knowledge on the latest dental treatments. she is fluent in english, french and portuguese. she also speak “un poco de espagnol”. As a busy mother of two, she likes to do yoga and exercise in her spair time. She also love to cook with her husband ( a foodie ) and travel when they get the chance.
Julie LaCasse, recently joined the Blackburn Dental Center team in March 2014. With over 16 years experience and over 10 years of oral surgery experience, her continuing education has been concentrated in all aspects of impact dentistry including a certification program of implant treatment coordinator. Always in a good mood, Julie loves the outdoors.
Cathy Wade has been a dental assistant for over 25 years. She spent a number of years in periodontics, oral surgery and has been working with Blackburn Dental Center for 7 years. When not at work, Cathy likes to travel and keep busy with her husband and two teenage boys.
Joyce Cameron, our administration assistant, has been on the front line greeting and helping our patients with their appointments and insurance needs for over 15 years. She loves the challenge of administration in a dental office as well as managing our busy schedule with our patient’s busy schedule. She lives outside Ottawa in a small-town Russell which has the same feel as Blackburn Hamlet – her goal is to make you feel at home when coming for your appointment.