A smile costs nothing in electricity, but can
brighten someone’s day.
Cindy graduated from Acadia University in May 1982 with a Bachelor of Secretarial Administration and worked in the secretarial and accounting fields in Halifax and Grand Falls-Windsor for six years. In September 1988, she began her teaching career at the College of the North Atlantic. She left the college in 1999 when her husband's practice was starting to expand and now works full time as bookkeeper and office manager. She continues to upgrade her skills in dental administration, accounting and various software programs.
Cindy has been an active member of the community volunteering with many organizations. She was involved with the school system for many years serving in various positions on parents' associations and school councils.
In addition to traveling for work and pleasure, Cindy enjoys relaxing at the cabin, scrapbooking, cooking and snowmobiling. A few years ago she discovered a love for riding on the back of a Harley motorcycle so now her travel oftentimes includes a Harley Rally. She and Craig have two children and two beautiful granddaughters.
Donna was born and raised in Grand Falls-Windsor. She started her healthcare career in 1980 as a licensed practical nurse at the CNRHCC. In 1994, she returned to Cabot College for a refresher course in LPN and moved to the Carmelite House to work. In 1999, she continued her education taking business courses at both Corona and CONA colleges.
She joined the staff of the Family Dental Office in March 2000. In addition to her receptionist duties, Donna processes all of our MCP claims. Donna's smile and pleasing personality help put our patients at ease the moment they walk through our door.
In her spare time, Donna enjoys gardening, painting, reading and camping in her trailer. She and her husband, Bill, have one daughter.
Shelley moved to Grand Falls-Windsor from Manitoba in 2005, bringing with her 12 years’ experience in the dental field. She first started in the banking industry and in 1990 began her career as a dental receptionist.
When she and her husband decided to move to Newfoundland, she searched the internet for a community in which to live. Grand Falls-Windsor really appealed to her and we are glad it did. In addition to her receptionist duties, Shelley processes most of our insurance claims.
Shelley enjoys watching movies, reading, fishing, camping, and travelling. Shelley and her husband Des, a native Newfoundlander, have three children and six grandchildren.
Joan has over 30 years in the dental field serving both as a dental assistant and receptionist. She joined our staff in February 2000 when we opened our Springdale office. Her knowledge of the dental industry makes her extremely valuable to the successful running of our satellite clinic.
When she is not working with us, Joan can usually be found on her vegetable farm or selling her veggies on the road. In her spare time, she enjoys quilting, cross-stitching, and ski-doing. She and her husband, Lorne, have one son and three grandchildren.
Paula is a hometown girl, born in Grand Falls-Windsor. After high school, Paula completed both her Clerk-typist and Word Processing Operator diplomas from the College of the North Atlantic. Paula has great experience in customer relations with over 20 years working in the service and sales industries.
Paula and her husband, Myron, have one child. In her free time, she enjoys camping, snowmobiling, boating and travelling. On a nice evening Paula can usually be found taking a walk around town.
Julie is another member of our team from Buchans. She graduated as a dental assistant in 1987 from the Career Canada College in Ottawa. She then went on to further studies and completed her BA at MUN in 1991. Her thirst for knowledge encouraged her to go back to school again and in 1998 she completed a diploma in IT at Key-In College.
Julie runs our hygiene system and is responsible for booking most of our regular recall appointments.
Julie enjoys walking, camping, and riding the waves on a wave runner. A huge Cataract fan, she enjoys attending the games to cheer on her favorite team. She and her husband, Tom, have one son.
Aimee was born and raised in Springdale. She graduated from the Office Administration program at College of the North Atlantic. Aimee has 13 years’ experience as an administrative assistant, and has been working with the Family Dental Office in Springdale since August 2014.
In her spare time, Aimee enjoys walking, spending time at the cabin, and snowmobiling, but most of all she enjoys spending time with her children who keep her very busy.