Our Team

David (Denturist)

David is the newest member to join our team. He graduated in 1997 as a Dental Laboratory Technician from Erie Community College. David worked as a Dental Technician until returning to school to be a Denturist in 2009. He graduated from George Brown College in 2012. David enjoys spending time with family and golfing with his 2 sons. Welcome David!

Mary-Jane (Office Manager)

Mary-Jane graduated from London’s Fanshawe College as a CDA (certified dental assistant) in 1977. Fresh out of school she worked for 7 years as a dental assistant with Dr Van Allen after which time she moved to reception. Thirty-nine years have passed and you can still see her smiling face at the front desk upon arrival at our office! Mary-Jane was promoted to office manager in 2004. She says she is privileged to have had worked with the greatest group of people there is!

Kristal (Hygiene Co-ordinator/Dental Assistant)

Kristal was born and raised in Brantford. She graduated from Career Canada Hamilton as a Registered Dental Assistant Level 1 (RDA) in 2000. Kristal joined Market Street Dental immediately after graduation. She has worn many hats as an employee of MSD but currently assists chairside or at the front desk. Kristal enjoys working with the friendly staff of The Market Street Dental Group, enjoys working with children and meeting new people. When Kristal's not at work she enjoys spending quality time with her family.


Rose (Treatment Co-ordinator)

Rose first received her CDA (certified dental assistant) diploma in the United Kingdom. After her many travels to various countries around the world Rose moved to Canada. She received her Canadian CDA in 1980 and later became a Canadian Citizen in 1998. Rose joined the Market Street Dental Group in 1983 and plans to continue working here for many more years to come. Rose is a people person and has a love for children. She has been a foster parent with C.A.S. for 8 years and is fluent in Spanish.

After over 30 years of sitting chairside across from Dr Van Allen, she is now in a new position as treatment co-ordinator but will still be there to hold your hand upon request.

Sandy (Book Keeper)

Sandy attended the University of Waterloo for two years taking courses in math and computer science. She has worked at the Market Street Dental group for over thirty-four years as the book keeper.

Melissa (Preventative Dental Assistant)

Melissa was born and raised in Canning Ontario.  She loves the country and enjoys quadding, canoeing and spending time with family and friends.  She currently resides in Burford.  Melissa graduated from Medix College Brantford in 2012 as a Preventative Dental Assistant level II.  She completed her externship here at Market Street Dental and has been with us ever since.  Melissa loves being a dental assistant and enjoys meeting new people. 

Lizzie (Preventative Dental Assistant)

Lizzie is one of our newest team members. She recently graduated from Westervelt College Brantford as a Level 2 Dental Assistant. Lizzie was born and raised in Brantford and enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and meeting new people. Welcome to the team Lizzie!

Leah (Preventative Dental Assistant)

Leah joined our practice as a level II dental assistant in January 2018.  She graduated from George Brown College Toronto in 2013.  In 2016, she decided to further her career into dental hygiene and attended SODC. She is currently awaiting her certificaton. In her spare time, Leah enjoys travelling and spending time with her family, friends and dogs. 

Nicole (Registered Dental Hygienist)

Nicole is a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) that joined our practice full time in September 2007. She graduated from the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene in 2007 and also holds a Bachelor of Art degree from McMaster University in Gerontology and Health Studies (2005). Nicole has advanced training in the use of the Periowave Laser (2008) and the Odyssey Navigator Laser (October 2009). She resides in Hamilton and enjoys cottaging in the north.

Shannon (Registered Dental Hygienist)

Shannon graduated from Medix School, Kitchener in 2008 as a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH). She previously attended Windsor’s St.Clair College for Level 2 Dental Assistant (PDA Level 2). She joined Market Street Dental in 2009. Shannon has advanced training in the use of the Periowave LASER (2009) and the Odyssey Navigator LASER (2010). She resides in Woodstock and enjoys traveling and snowmobiling.

Shaunna (Registered Dental Hygienist)

Shaunna was born in Southhampton, Ontario. She graduated from the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene in 2003. Shaunna has advanced training on Odyssey Laser 2011.

Shaunna resides in Hamilton with her husband and beautiful daughter and enjoys the outdoors.

Brenda (Registered Dental Hygienist)

Brenda joined our team in May 2015 to cover a maternity leave, but has since stayed on as a part time hygienist.

Heather (Registered Dental Hygienist)

Heather recently joined our team to cover for a maternity leave.  She graduated in July 2017 from the Southern Ontario Dental College. Welcome Heather!
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