Tabatha – Office Manager
Tabatha graduated in 2007 from CDI College as a Dental Assistant and completed her Orthodontic module the same year. She is presently a Director for the Manitoba Dental Assistants Association and the Manitoba Representative for the Canadian Dental Assistants Association.
She has been a staple of our office since 2018. As our Office Manager and course coordinator you can find her working with the staff and referring doctors to progress ClearCare’s vision.
In her free time she can be found hiking, relaxing at the cabin and spending much needed quality time with her family and friends.
Denise – Administrative Manager
Denise has worked for over 25 years in the dental field as a dental receptionist, clinic administrator and HR manager.
Here at Clear Care she is the Administrative Manager. In her spare time she enjoys watching and occasionally playing court sports.
Connie graduated from The School of Dental Hygiene in 1996. During her studies at The University of Manitoba she was consecutively on the Dean’s Honor Roll and received both the Frances Matiowsky and Margaret Miller awards in her graduating year. Connie is certified in local anesthetic and holds advanced education in Orthodontics and Advanced Techniques in Implant Maintenance.
Connie has worked as both a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) and Registered Restorative Dental Hygienist (RRDH) over the past 22 years. Having tremendous support and flexibility from our office allows Connie to teach part-time in the Restorative Department at the UofM’s School of Dental Hygiene as well as allows her to be an instructor at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and assist in the co-ordination of the restorative techniques program. Connie is presently training with the Centre for Community Oral Health (CCOH) on delivering oral health to out reach facilities and is advancing her studies towards a second post secondary degree. Connie winds done by spending time with her family at the cottage.
Cris is passionate about oral health with more than 20 years of dental experience. She graduated with honours in Dental Hygiene at the Canadian National Institute of Health in Ottawa. Cris` professional goal is to involve her patients in the process of care to foster change toward a healthier lifestyle and well-being. Cris speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English. She loves family trips and connecting with people around the world.
Growing up and living most of her life in Winnipeg, Katherine is a dedicated registered dental hygienist with a strong commitment to patient care and ongoing education. Her desire for further knowledge and development led her to pursue her education at Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene in BC, where she graduated with honours in 2021.
Before embarking on her dental hygiene career, Katherine gained valuable experience as a dental assistant, including working at Health Sciences Centre – Adult Dentistry/OMFS department. However, her eagerness for growth and new experiences led her to move to BC. After a few years, the pull of family and close friends brought her back to Winnipeg.
Katherine firmly believes in the power of dental education and takes a gentle approach to care, empowering her patients to understand the importance of oral hygiene. She is dedicated to providing personalised care and ensuring that every patient receives the highest level of attention and treatment.
Outside of the office, Katherine finds joy in playing with her Siberian cat, Zlatomir, and cherishes quality time with her family and friends. She particularly enjoys sharing good meals with loved ones.
Our Dental Assistants
Courtenay has been a Registered dental assistant since 2012. She joined our team in 2020 and is now our Clinical Coordinator. The patient experience is her priority, and she works hard to ensure they feel comfortable in our office. When she’s not here with us she is busy spending time with her kids, fiancé and pups!
Mel has been an RDA for over 20 years. When she is not assisting patients, she enjoys spending time with family, playing with her little dachshund Jimmy and cheering for the JETS!
Having graduated as a dental assistant from CDI college, Joana joined our team in December 2022. She likes to make her patients feel at ease and is a team player. An interesting fact, she has completed her Master’s degree in Prosthodontics from India.
Joana moved to the True North in 2016. Furthermore, she grew up in the Middle East (Oman) and has visited Australia and The Bahamas. In her free time you’ll find her cooking for family and friends and window shopping at Marshalls.
Our Dental Support Staff
Eva was a dental professional for 15 years before coming to Canada in 2015. She has completed the dental equivalency training program at Prep Doctors Institute in Ontario and is on the final stages of the dental equivalency process of the NDEB. She loves spending time with her family when she’s free.
Our Administrative Assistants
Brittany is one of the first faces you will see when you arrive for your appointment. Coming from a theatre background you can find her on many stages around Canada. She spends her free time teaching musical theatre and spending time outdoors.
As part of the Administrative team, Kevin is one of the first people to greet you in person or over the phone. He brings almost a decade of experience as both a Receptionist and a Dental Technician to his role. When he’s not at work, Kevin spends his time writing, hosting game nights or reading in the company of his three cats.
Coming from 13 years of sales, Allysa joins our team with great communication skills and interpersonal skills. Allysa is bilingual and in her spare time, she enjoys being with family and practising calligraphy.
Anderson has over ten years of hotel experience, with a focus on hotel auditing and reception. Born in Brazil, he came to Canada in 2019 and speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish. When he’s not in the office, Anderson enjoys spending time with family, friends, attends Muay Thai classes, cycles, visits lakes, rivers, waterfalls and plays video games.
Our Dental Technician
Kathy has been a lab technician for 30 years and has worked with Dr Hoffer for 4 years. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.