Meet The Team
Excellence in dentistry is a team effort at Lakewood Dental Centre in Winnipeg, MB. Meet the team that Dr. McDermid and Dr. Dhillon are proud to work with every day.
Debbie has more than 30 years of dental administrative experience and has gained some chairside dental assisting knowledge over the years. She completed a year of Arts education at the University of Manitoba and has completed several continuing education and special interests courses.
She brought her expertise to Lakewood Dental Centre in 1997. She feels right at home as a member of our friendly team working in a professional, progressive Winnipeg, MB dental office.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, especially her adorable grandchildren. She also enjoys travel, choir, painting landscapes, and the great outdoors.
Devin works as both a dental receptionist and a dental assistant at Lakewood Dental Centre. So, you might hear her friendly voice over the phone or see her smiling face beside you at the dental chair. She’s a registered level II dental assistant who graduated from CDI College with honors in 2011. She truly enjoys her work alongside Dr. McDermid, Dr. Dhillon, and the rest of the team.
Outside of work, Devin leads a full life filled with family game nights, camping, bonfires, and fishing. She is also an avid reader. Most important to her is spending as much time as possible with her daughter, Serenity.
Lakewood Dental Centre welcomed Tanya to the team in 2011. She has 15 years of experience. She appreciates the opportunity to interact daily with the patients and staff at Lakewood.
She and her husband have experienced many years of wedding bliss and are the proud parents of two beautiful children. She spends most of her time outside the office at the ice rink cheering on her children as they play ringette and hockey.
April is celebrating more than a decade of service with Lakewood Dental Centre. She has been working in office administration since 2000 and in the dental field since 2004. She loves our patients and the kindness of Dr. McDermid and Dr. Dhillon.
When she isn’t at Lakewood putting a smile on our patients’ faces, April reads with her 3-year-old and 5-year-old sons and binge watches Lord of the Rings movies.
Stephanie recently began her career with Lakewood Dental Centre but has seven years of experience in the dental field. She received her Clinic Office Assistant certificate from Herzing College in 2009 and also holds a certificate in cosmetology and is a part-time hairdresser.
She enjoys that her days are filled with helping patients and working on a great team of dental professionals. In her free time, she loves being with her daughters and doing outdoor activities like going to the cabin, snowmobiling, and fishing.
A level II dental assistant, Cheyenne joined the Lakewood Dental Centre team in early 2018. She graduated from CDI College and has been involved in dentistry for two years. She finds it fulfilling to relieve nervous patients of their dental anxiety by providing a positive dental experience. Her hobbies include baking, spending time with her family, and enjoying the outdoors.
Colette has enjoyed working with Dr. McDermid, Dr. Dhillon, and her co-workers at Lakewood Dental Centre in Winnipeg, MB since 2005. She is a registered dental/orthodontic assistant who graduated from Red River Community College in 1991. She has taken specialized courses in orthodontics and dental implants. She completes continuing education courses annually.
She considers it a privilege to be a member of our team and finds caring for our wonderful patients highly rewarding. When not at the office, she relaxes with friends and family. She loves to watch her girls play volleyball and is an outdoor enthusiast who loves to camp and garden.
Two years after completing her studies at CDI College in 2010, Sara joined our team at Lakewood Dental Centre. She is a registered dental assistant who enjoys educating and helping patients manage their oral health. Learning about new procedures keeps her role fun and exciting.
Her hobbies include enjoying the great outdoors, photography, and gardening.
Kelly is a newer member of the Lakewood Dental Centre team, but she has been practicing as a Phase II Dental Assistant since graduating from Red River College in 2009 with honors. She’s had an exceptional time getting to know her teammates and our patients.
When she’s not here caring for patients, she’s at home caring for her daughter, spending quality time with family and friends, or going to the lake in the summer.
We welcomed Tara-Lee to Lakewood Dental Centre in early 2016, and she has spent her entire career assisting our patients. She is thrilled to be part of our team. Outside of the office, she spends time with friends and family hiking and snowboarding.
Abygail, who attended CDI College and earned her diploma from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries, joined our practice in 2017. She has completed additional training in orthodontics and in dental assisting. Her favorite part of the job is educating our patients about their oral health. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, working out, and traveling.
Bev joined Lakewood Dental Centre in 2000, shortly after graduating from the University of Manitoba School of Dental Hygiene. She’s an active member of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association and the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba. She’s undergone continuing education in orthodontics, CPR, and local anesthetics.
Bev enjoys spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren as well as her large group of extended family members and friends.
Wendy’s career in dentistry began 30 years ago. She is a graduate of the Red River College Dental Assisting program and the University of Manitoba Dental Hygiene program. She’s completed her modules in restorative dentistry and local anesthetic. She is an active member of the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba.
Wendy stays active exercising, spending time with her dog, Opie, travelling, and the cottage.
Kiran considers the Lakewood Dental Centre team, Dr. McDermid, and Dr. Dhillon her second family. She joined us in 2009, a year after graduating from the Yorkville College Dental Hygiene Diploma program. She is a recipient of Yorkville’s Excellence in Academics award. She also completed her local anesthetic module at the University of Manitoba.
She finds satisfaction in helping patients and educating them in dental health. Kiran is a proud member of both the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba and the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association.
In India, Kiran taught for a decade. She has a Bachelor of Arts and Nursery Teachers Training. She is multilingual, so you might hear her speaking English, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, and even a little French.
Lindsay graduated with her dental hygiene credentials from A Plus Institute in Toronto, ON, and less than six months later, she joined us at Lakewood Dental Centre in Winnipeg, MB. She has been with our practice for almost three years and enjoys getting to know our patients. She also has her Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and Applied Health.
She also enjoys eating sushi, travelling, playing board games, and visiting with friends and family.
Lisa graduated from the University of Manitoba, School of Dental Hygiene in 2014. She was awarded the Hu Friedy Golden Scaler Award for developing advanced instrumental skills and providing care to challenging patients. She has her local anesthetic module and is also CPR certified. Lisa joined Lakewood Dental Centre in 2015 and enjoys working with a team of skilled and friendly professionals.
Outside the office she loves to spend time with family, friends, and her dog, Lucky.
Jessica is a recent graduate and joins our team as a registered dental hygienist. She completed her program with honors and received a gold medal in dental hygiene and the Governor General’s bronze medal. Jessica has also completed her local anesthetic module.
She spends her free time with her dog, Sophie. She likes to cook, travel, and read, and the office loves her baking.