Yash has always been a dedicated Dental Hygienist who goes above and beyond expectations. Prior to COVID-19, Yash completed her Myofunction certification to enhance patient services to include Myofuntion treatments for pediatric patients.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, Yash has adapted to changing guidelines and continues to do her best work for the good of every patient.
Tiffany exudes excellence in everything she does for her patients and fellow dental team members. She has a unique combination of exemplary knowledge of patient oral health and an ability to relate to patients of all ages and levels of understanding. Tiffany seamlessly transitions from having discussions with healthy patients who are seeking regular maintenance to more difficult discussions around patients who are in need of more care due to their various oral health indications.
As a team member, she is vital in leading the Dental Hygiene department and educating the team on innovative treatments and services offered to patients. She always asks the right questions to understand new policies and procedures and encourages critical thinking from the entire team. She is always collaborating with other dental professionals to stay up-to-date with her continuing education and she strives to be a life-long learner.
The entire team is grateful for Tiffany's dedication to both patients and the Practice.
Sheryl is a one-of-a-kind Dental Hygienist especially when it comes to working with integrity. She is meticulous with every patient and her attitude towards providing excellent patient care is one that everyone should aspire to have.
Sheryl not only educates her patients, but she works with them to achieve optimal results that work best for all concerned in the patient's oral health. Sheryl ensures that every patient leaves with full confidence that they have been cared for and that their oral care providers are working as a team to help them. Sheryl never compromises her integrity and always has her patients' best interests at heart.
Stephanie is a team player who always goes above and beyond to ensure that the day-to-day operatoins run smoothly. She is extremely empathetic with all of her patients and takes patient circumstances into account when providing recommendations for care. Stephanie enhances office culture and the patient experience for all of her patients.
Sierra knows the true value of hard work and she values the people she works with. Every smile she gives to patients is genuine and spreads joy. Sierra is extremely courteous, generous and is always eager and ready to help.
During the COVID-19 shutdowns that occurred this past spring, Nova Scotia had 8 emergency clinics and SouthWest Dental was one of these locations. Carmen was quick to volunteer her services during the lockdown and ensure that patients were looked after. Carmen has been volunteering for many years at local schools and seniors' homes where residents are not able to leave the home for their oral care.
Not only is Carmen a dedicated dental hygienist with a passion for giving back, she also regularly bakes treats for her team for no apparent reason!
Elaine is a perfectionist who always goes above and beyond for her patients and dental team. As the lead Dental Hygienist at her practice, she is always looking for ways to improve her care and she educates coworkers along the way, ensuring that all hygienists are working towards the same level of patient care. Elain holds regular hygiene meetings and breakout sessions to practice sharpening or to introduce a new instrument or technique.
Her dedication to her team is matched with her dedication to her patients. She takes the time with each patient to make them feel comfortable in the chair while educating them on their oral health. Even when performing routine hygiene tasks, Elaine is always ensuring that patients are informed of any concerns and the next course of treatment.
Elaine collaborates with all team members in order to provide the best patient care. She is well liked by her peers and makes a true effort to get to know everyone. Elaine consistently demonstrates her dedication to excellence in Dental Hygiene.