Meet the Circle Drive & 8th Street Dental Staff
Providing the best possible care to you and your family.
Our friendly staff has decades of experience and are commited to offering individualized care focused on your comfort and wellbeing. Located in Saskatoon, our main goal is to provide a friendly environment where you can feel comfortable asking anything, all while enjoying the highest levels of dental care.
Lori graduated from Saskatchewan Polytechnic in 1994, bringing 25 years of clinical dental hygiene experience to our practice where she’s been a leading member of our hygiene team for 18 years. Lori was the recipient of the Butler Prevention Award and recently was awarded a full scholarship and obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Oral Health Promotion.
She is passionate about her profession, enjoys interacting with patients and inspiring them to achieve optimal oral health. Attending lectures and conferences assists Lori in sharing new advancements and therapies in dental hygiene with her clients. Lori has three children and three dogs – most recently a chocolate lab named Frankie. Leading an active lifestyle filled with yoga, hiking, gym time, paddle boarding and travel keeps Lori and her husband William on the go.
Devona has been working in the dental field since 1992 when she graduated as a Registered Dental Assistant. She became a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2003. Having experience in both positions gives her a thorough understanding of the dental field and she enjoys using this knowledge when taking care of her patients. When Devona is not providing care to her patients at work, you can find her at the hockey rink cheering on her boys. She also loves spending time with her black lab along with travelling and camping.
Dawn was raised in Delisle. She graduated from Dental Assisting in 1996 and later Dental Hygiene in 2001. She spends her free time with her small family and dog named Bernie. Her passions are spending time at her family cabin, reading, travelling as well as being active by hitting up CrossFit, golfing or just getting outside for a walk. Dawn enjoys getting to know her patients and delivering a calm and kind demeanour to help them achieve their personal dental needs.
Nola was born and raised in Regina and began her oral health career as a Certified Dental Assistant. After a few years, she went back to school to become a Registered Dental Hygienist. She has lived and worked in British Columbia and Alberta and along with her husband, daughter and son, has called Saskatoon home since 2007. Nola enjoys choral singing, practicing yoga and cycling.
Marissa was born and raised in Saskatoon. She graduated from Dental Assisting in 2010 followed by Dental Hygiene in 2015, both from Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Regina. Travelling worldwide and spending with her family is something Marissa enjoys. Marissa has played ringette her whole life and also enjoys playing slow pitch. She recently got married right here in Saskatoon and has a German Shepherd dog named Hudson.
Michelle was born and raised in Saskatoon and has called it home her entire life. She has been active in the field of dentistry since 1997 as both a Dental Assistant and Dental Hygienist. She loves all aspects of dentistry and enjoys interacting with clients and educating individuals about good oral health.
Michelle is married to her husband Rick and they have two girls, Ava and Ella. When she isn’t working, she is kept busy coaching both her girls in their favourite sport, Ringette. She continues to stay physically active by participating in all fitness activities, her favourite sports are ringette and CrossFit. As a family, they love to spend valuable time while making memories at their cabin in Waskesiu. Michelle is extremely happy and feels fortunate to be a part of Circle Drive and 8th Street Dental.
Lisa graduated from Dental Hygiene in 2011. When she isn’t helping her clients achieve optimal oral health she can be found teaching highland dance to some of the top dancers in the province. Lisa also has four young children and loves nothing more than spending time with her busy family.
Shelby was born and raised in Saskatoon. She attended the University of Saskatchewan for two years, prior to graduating from the Canadian Academy of Dental Hygiene in 2008, and completed her local anesthetic at the University of Manitoba in 2009. Shelby joined Circle Drive & 8th Street Dental in 2008 and although she has worked at multiple dental office considers this office “home”.
Shelby has instructed pre-clinical instrumentation at the College of Dentistry at the University of Saskatchewan; she has worked as an Independent Practitioner in Long Term Care and is currently the Deputy Registrar of the Saskatchewan Dental Hygienists’ Association. Shelby has a passion for dental hygiene and really values staying current with all aspects relating to client care. In her spare time, Shelby enjoys spending time with her husband and two young boys.
Meagan was born and raised in Saskatoon. Upon graduation, she obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology at the University of Saskatchewan and a Diploma of Dental Therapy at NSDT in June of 2007. After graduation she worked part-time as a clinical Dental Therapist in a school-based dental program, part-time doing prevention for Health Canada and casually at Circle Drive & 8th Street Dental. Just recently she accepted an acting Dental Team Lead position with the Federal Government but still works the occasional Saturday at Circle Drive & 8th Street Dental.
Aside from work, Meagan is married to Jon and together they have a daughter Jada and a son Max. Besides running kids to dance, piano, ball, hockey, skiing and golf activities, Meagan enjoys teaching and participating in fitness classes at the gym. She and Jon also enjoy travelling, golfing and spending time at the cabin with family and friends.
Annette was born and raised in Watson, SK. She graduated from Dental Therapy at Wascana Dental School (SIAST) in Regina in June 1977 and still enjoys practising it to this day. Annette has 3 children; a son Justin living in Calgary, a son Tyson living in Regina and a daughter Teigan and her husband Brandon living in Saskatoon who recently had a baby girl in September. In her spare time, Annette enjoys reading, doing crafts, gardening and yard work. She also likes to cook and do canning with her garden produce.
Our Dental Office Staff
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