Jenelle Gorecki

I have worked in the dental profession for 15+ years and truly love my career. Living in Edmonton, I graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at NAIT in 2004. In 2007, I returned back to school and graduated from SAIT in 2008 from The Preventative Dentistry Program. After living in Edmonton for 12 years our family relocated to Calgary in 2011. In 2014, I joined Toothworks Calgary as an Office Administrator and have since moved on to becoming the Office Manager.My many years of experience on both the clinical side as well as the administration side of dentistry allow me to make sure you have a positive and fun experience from start to finish. Outside of Toothworks I am happily married with three beautiful girls. We have a passion for travelling all over the world, camping, and skiing. We love to enjoy the outdoors in every season of the year! In my spare solo time, you will find me working out in my home gym to stay active and healthy. I also love to read a good book and play fun card/board games.

Natasha Polini

I am a Registered Dental Assistant. I have been practising since 2009. I was born and raised in Calgary however I lived with my family in Rome, Italy for a short time which was an incredible experience, I also spent many childhood summers with my family in Italy. I am married to my long time childhood friend and together we have two amazing children. As a family, we enjoy watching soccer and spending time outdoors. Becoming a Dental Assistant was a clear choice for my future as I have a true passion for helping others and interacting with patients. I take pride in making sure every patient I work with has a comforting experience in the Dental chair.

Ashtyn Atkins

I was born and raised in Kimberley, BC. I moved to Alberta in 2007 where I completed her RDA II training. When I am not happily working on teeth, I enjoy camping, hiking, biking, and traveling with my husband, son and fur baby Bo.

Yen Trieu

I was born and raised in South Vietnam and lived there until I was 14 years old. Then I moved to Canada. I have worked in dental field as a dental assistant since 2003. I went back to school and finished my Preventive Dentistry Module in 2007 in which an assistant can do scaling up to 4mm. I enjoy working in the dental field and speaking to patients. When I’m not working, I love going hiking, going to the lake, beaches, and the gym. I love eating out at different restaurants.

Meagan Hicks

My name is Meagan, I grew up in Squamish, B.C and graduated from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene in 2019. I have been passionate about dental for many years now and am extremely happy with my career choice. My favourite thing about hygiene is educating patients and helping them meet their oral hygiene goals! I started my career as a dental hygienist working in Vancouver. My love for the mountains and exploring new places brought me to Calgary in 2021. In my spare time you can find me trying new restaurants, spending time outdoors exploring, hiking, going to the lake or skiing in the winter.

Rebecca Franklin

I was born and raised in Kimberley, BC then moved to the states for a few years. I returned to Canada to finish school and start my career in Dental. I graduated from KDM Dental College in 2010. Now I live in Airdrie and am a Mother to Lucy my daughter. Dental as always been an interest for myself and making a difference for people who are nervous about coming in. When I am not at our office you can find me baking, hiking, golfing or skiing.

Mo Peterson

I am from Alberta and have worked as a Dental Receptionist since 2008. I am thrilled to be back in Calgary after spending time on the West and East coasts — enough saltwater and earthquakes and hurricanes already! Now I am very happy to be on solid ground so close to the Rockies. When I am not working happily at Toothworks Calgary, I cater to my 2 cats’ every whim along with my dogs. Plus, 2 hours weekly, I walk an adorable “Boston Bulldog” for a busy Calgary family. I really enjoy getting to know our patients, as well as answering any questions and booking what they need. I also look forward to the days when we can safely greet each other with unmasked smiles!!

Maggie Dornbusch

I am the sterilization assistant at Toothworks. I grew up on the lower mainland of B.C. I recently moved to Calgary in May of 2022.  I have been working in dental since I graduated from high school in 2019. I absolutely love the profession and have taken steps to go to school to pursue dental assisting. In my free time you can find me outdoors or with my friends.
Sara Mohamud

Sara Mohamud

I was born in Kenya and moved to Canada when I was 3. My curiosity in the field of dentistry led me to study dental assisting at Columbia College in 2017. I have been working as a RDA II since graduating and enjoy this unique field of medicine. In my spare time I like to spend quality time with my family and friends.
Nadine Ray

Nadine Ray

I was born and raised in rural Saskatchewan. I have made Calgary my home for the past 20 years. I am happily married to my husband Jeff with two beautiful children Connor and Harper.

In my spare time you can find me socializing with friends and trying new local restaurants. I also like to keep an active lifestyle by enjoying hiking, running, and cycling … plus chasing my two young children around!

I have always been fascinated with teeth and finally took the plunge in 2021 to become an RDA. I graduated from Dental Assisting in 2022 and I absolutely love my job. I enjoy meeting new people everyday. I look forward to helping you with all your dental needs.

Kayla Shaughnessy

Kayla Shaughnessy

My name is Kayla. I was born in Edmonton but I grew up in Calgary. I completed my dental hygiene education at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene with high honors. I absolutely love my career. I am passionate about helping people feel happy and healthy! In my spare time I enjoy art, cooking and baking. I also enjoy spending time with my dog, friends and family. I can’t wait to meet you !
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