Discover our Team
Tara is Level II Registered Dental Assistant. She graduated from Fanshawe College in June of 2003. She has been at Spencer Dentistry since 2005. Tara enjoys working in dentistry because she gets the opportunity to see firsthand the positive effects a healthy smile can have on a person’s life. Tara enjoys working out, reading, going to movies and spending time with family.
Michelle joined our team in March of 2017 and practices alongside Dr. Kashigar as a Certified Level II Dental Assistant. She graduated from Fanshawe College in 2016. What Michelle enjoys the most about working at Spencer Dentistry is watching how quickly our patient’s dental fears and anxiety fade away after just one visit. Michelle is very happy to assist Dr. Kashigar in educating each patient so that they can achieve their optimal oral health. Michelle loves to read, bake and play competitive volleyball and soccer.
Beverly is the newest member to our team and is a Certified Level II Dental Assistant. She graduated from Fanshawe College in 2014. Beverly enjoys every aspect of dentistry whether its cosmetic, surgical, endodontic or implants. She assists Dr. Persaud through all clinical procedures and helps teach patients the importance of dental health and how to take care of their smile. Outside the office, she loves to listen to music, cook and make arts and crafts. She can also really shred a longboard!
Nicole has been involved in the dental industry for over 17 years. She graduated from St. Clair College in 1998 as a Certified Level II Dental Assistant. After working as a Dental Assistant for 15 years she transitioned into Dental Reception when she joined our office in 2014. Nicole’s role is multi-faceted. She can help patients manage their appointments, payments and insurance claims while at the same time she is able to assist the dental providers on various procedures and treatments. Nicole loves to meet new people and help them feel comfortable with their complete dental experience. Outside the office she is happily married to her husband Jason and together they love to spend time with their two daughters. Nicole also enjoys reading and being physically active.
Maria is the Hygiene Coordinator for Spencer Dentistry. She has been in this role since October of 2014. She is here to help patients book their cleanings and check-ups and make sure each patient’s visit is an enjoyable experience. As well, she assists both the doctors and hygienists on a wide range of dental procedures. Maria graduated as a Certified Level II Dental Assistant from George Brown College. She enjoys working out, watching stand-up comedy shows and spending time with family and friends.
After a twelve year career as a police officer, Chary chose a new path in dental hygiene. She graduated from the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene program in 2007 and joined our team in June of 2008. Her favourite part of being a dental hygienist is helping people achieve optimal dental health. Spending time with family and volunteering in the local community is what keeps Chary busy. Chary resides in Oakridge and is happy to be working close to home, where she enjoys spending time with her family.
Serena is one of the newest members to our team. She is a highly dedicated professional who is eager to help patients optimize their oral health by helping them become more informed about their treatment plans and goals. She is a Certified Level II Dental Assistant and graduated from Medix College in 2015. She welcomes new patients, schedules appointments and loves to educate our patients about procedures that we offer here at the office. Outside the office, she loves to travel, kayak, spend time with her family and follow her favourite hockey team, the Toronto Maple Leafs!
Mandy is a Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated with honours from Fanshawe College in 2005. She joined our team in April, 2014. What Mandy enjoys the most about the dental hygiene profession is educating her patients on ways they can work together to improve their oral health and subsequently their overall health. She resides in Lucan with her husband Rob and their three children. In her free time Mandy enjoys spending time with her family, going to the movies, travelling, and volunteering at her children’s elementary school and preschool.
Sheri joined our team in November 2013. She graduated in 2009 from the Fanshawe Dental Hygiene Program here in London, ON. With the increasing amount of medical studies proving the correlation between oral health and systemic health Sheri takes pride in ensuring each of our patients are educated on their oral health status to help promote overall wellness. Because no two patients are the same Sheri always ensures to collaborate with Dr. Spencer and the team to formulate a dental hygiene program and treatment plan that is individualized for each patient. Her patience and compassion helps to ensure every dental experience is a positive one for our patients. Sheri enjoys yoga, running and spending her free time with her family and friends.
Kimberley joined Spencer Dentistry in April, 2014 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She brings lots of experience as she has been a Dental Hygienist for over 10 years, having graduated from Algonquin College in Ottawa in 2005. Kimberley enjoys helping people achieve their optimal oral health with each visit to our office. Nothing makes her happier when patients tell her how happy and confident they feel with their smile. Kimberley enjoys walking, reading books, going to movies and spending time with her husband Scott and their children.
Andrew has been the Office Manager with Spencer Dentistry since 2009. Prior to this, he worked at 3M Canada, wherein the last three years he was the Marketing Operations Manager for 3M’s dental division. Andrew graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Marketing.
He enjoys working in the dental industry and helping Dr. Spencer and the staff to optimize their patient care. Andrew moved to London from Winnipeg with his wife, Dr. Spencer, in 1997 and was very happy to make the Forest City his home. In his free time, he enjoys curling, hiking, ultimate frisbee, and traveling. When not at the practice he is kept busy looking after their two kids and supporting them in their many activities.