Meet the Dentist and Staff

MEET THE DENTIST, DR. YONZA

Dr. Yonza graduated with her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree as well as a Bachelor of Science in Dentistry at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry. She was at the top of her class and graduated with many awards and honors.

After graduating Dr. Yonza was a clinical instructor at the University of Manitoba in Restorative Dentistry Department.

Dr. Yonza seeks to provide patients of all ages with the best care possible and will take the time to listen and treat their specific needs, regardless of their dental anxiety or past dental experiences.

KRISTINE, HYGIENIST

Kristine is an outgoing and fun loving person. She always goes out of her way to make sure everyone she meets is comfortable and relaxed in the dental setting. Her number one priority is building a trusting relationship with patients to obtain their optimal oral health. When she is not at work Kristine is spending time creating memories with her four children and husband.

SHELLEY, Front Desk Reception

Shelley is the smiling and cheerful face of our front desk. She is the main receptionist, dental assistant, treatment coordinator, dental insurance liaison, scheduling consultant, Dr. Yonza’s right hand woman and multitasker extraordinaire!

When not at the office Shelley enjoys spending time with her kids and grandkids, she also enjoys long walks with her partner John and their adorable dogs. She is an avid home improvement enthusiast spending many a weekend on a myriad of projects.

ALINA, DENTAL ASSISTANT

I have been living in Canada for 6 years. I have worked as a dental assistant for 4 years. It’s really exciting to work with Dr. Yonza and our amazing team. I really enjoy every time I get to see how happy our patients are after their dental treatment. I am a mother of 3 wonderful boys. I feel so happy to spend time with my husband and sons. In my spare time I enjoy reading books, watching movies and cooking. My motto is: ‘I believe in making the impossible possible because giving up is not fun’

Kat, Sterilization Assistant

I am Kat. I assist with sterilizing all the tools and making sure everything is spotless. I am also responsible for preparing all the treatment rooms and making sure they are clean and ready. I am a University of Manitoba student working towards my nursing degree. I have 2 wonderful dogs Spike and Sasha that brighten up my days.

ALEXANDRA, PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST

Alexandra is our part time helping hand. Any duties that we are short staffed for she jumps right in to help out. Alexandra is also currently studying full time towards her Bachelors of Science degree at the University of Manitoba. When she is not at school or at work Alexandra enjoys learning new things and meeting new people.

JaeHee, Dental Assistant

JaeHee graduated from Red River College in 2008 as a Registered Phase Two Dental Assistant. JaeHee enjoys being a dental assistant and making sure patients have a positive experience. Working as a dental assistant over the past 12 years, she also realized that she has a passion for working with children. In her spare time she enjoys learning different languages and playing tennis.