Treatment Coordinator & Assistants
Tanya - Treatment Coordinator
Tanya joined us in 2020 as our Treatment Coordinator, to replace Carrie who decided to pull away from the dental field to spend more time with her family. Tanya graduated from NSCC Dental assisting in 2004 and had a great career working as a Level 2 Registered Dental Assistant for 10 years. In 2014 Tanya decided to move into the administrative aspect of dentistry, bringing with her a wealth of clinical dental knowledge. Tanya is organized and very knowledgeable in dealing with dental insurance companies. She is dedicated to her position, believes everyone deserves to smile big and because of that she works extra hard to get each patient the bright smile they deserve. Tanya spends her spare time with her partner, two sons Nicholas and Lucas, and their beloved French Bulldog Tucker. Her other passions include kickboxing, hockey, and gathering with her family and friends.
Melissa - Dental Assistant & Front Desk
Melissa our Level 2 Registered Dental Assistant, graduated in 2001 from the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology. She has worked with us since 2002 and has the best memory in the clinic for faces and names. Melissa’s knowledge and experience allow her to address questions and concerns you may have about any dental procedures. Melissa works chairside with mainly Dr. Murphy and sometimes with Dr. Halpin. You will also see her working at the front desk as she is cross-trained to work both chairside and front desk tasks. Her kind approach and friendly smile always make our patients feel welcome and relaxed.
Haley - Dental Assistant
Haley graduated from Level 2 Dental Assisting at the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology in 1999. Within a few months she moved to Ottawa where she practiced in both Orthodontics and General Dentistry. She also got married to her best friend. After 15 years Haley and her husband decided to come home to be closer to family and the ocean. As a dental assistant Haley enjoys helping people understand dental procedures and feel comfortable and relaxed. She is organized, intelligent and experienced. Sharing in volunteer work as well as spending time with friends and family are an important part of how she spends her downtime. In addition to working chairside, Haley handles our dental supply inventory system and all our ordering. We are blessed to have her as part of the Bridgeview Dental team!
Ting - Dental Assistant
Ting joined us in 2020 as a Level 2 Registered Dental Assistant, to work chairside with Dr. Halpin and Dr. Murphy. She graduated in 2019 from the Dental Assisting program at NSCC. Ting also has a Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting and six years of working experience in customer service.
Ting moved to Canada with her parents in 2014 and has spent the past six years improving herself in this new environment. She has been steadfast in her educational pursuits and was able to persist through many challenges. Through much hard work, she was able to complete her dental assisting education successfully in Canada and settle into her new life.
Ting is able to effectively communicate in English and Mandarin and also speaks some French. She enjoys assisting patients by translating when they have questions about their teeth. Ting works part-time in our clinic on Wednesdays and Thursdays. She is an excellent chairside assistant who is extremely hardworking, always smiling and a huge team player. We are thrilled to work with her and excited to see her grow in her new role with us. In her spare time, Ting enjoys doing yoga, reading and spending time with her partner.