The Team

Lisa is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists. She graduated Durham College in 2016 with Honours and the Sunstar Gum Award for Preventive Dental Hygiene. She is registered with the CDHO (College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario), ODHA (Ontario Dental Hygienist Association) and the CDHA (Canadian Dental Hygienist Association). Lisa enjoys getting to know every patient individually and making sure they always feel comfortable in order to provide high quality dental care! Lisa is also currently enrolled in the mentor-ship program, to become self initiated, in order to better serve her patients! When she’s not at work you’ll find her either reading a good book, baking, hanging out with her family & friends at the cottage or being a super dog mom to her Toddler- Hunter!

As a dental professional with 27 years of experience, Mary has been able to help many of her patients throughout her career. She can easily navigate through patient’s dental questions and concerns, educate them on their insurance, and prepare ideal dental treatment plans for that million dollar smile! Mary has been married to her husband for 29 years, is a mother of two wonderful grown children and their family pet Chico. She spent many years as a dedicated soccer mom to her son and dance mom to her daughter. She enjoys reading, listening to music, dancing and spending time with her family. She is passionate in building relationships with her patients. There is never a dull moment in this girls life and she loves each and every moment!

Tiffany has over 14 years experience as a certified dental assistant and a registered hygienist. She graduated from Toronto College of Dental Hygiene in 2007. She is a member of the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (C.D.H.O.), the Ontario Dental Hygienist Association (O.D.H.A.) and the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (C.D.H.A.). Tiffany has the desire to promote a positive dental experience and her gentle, yet thorough, approach helps patients to achieve their optimal oral health. When not working she enjoys time on and off the boat with her husband Sean and their handsome son Blake. Come on in and join “the family”.

Sarah graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Georgian College in 2015. Sarah enjoys spending her free time with her boyfriend and her dog Buster, but also enjoys going out with friends and going shopping. Sarah speaks English and Portuguese, and enjoys interacting with patients while building an honest relationship with them. Sarah always comes to work with a smile on her face and her cheerful personality ensures that patients have a great experience in the dental chair for their entire visit. She strives to answer all of our patients questions, thoroughly explains all dental treatments in detail to assure all of our patients understand any recommendations for their oral health.

Angela has been a Dental Hygienist since 2008. She recently graduated from the Restorative Dental Hygiene program from George Brown College in 2012 with honours. Being part of this exceptional team gives her a great sense of pride. Angela is pleased to practice the most modern, gentle and successful treatments available. She loves what she does and really enjoys getting to know patients while giving them the best care possible. In her free time she enjoys music, fitness & travelling.

Joel graduated in 2001 from Durham College as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Joel is a part-time musician/guitar player, a lifelong Toronto Maple Leafs fan, and shares his life with his wife and two daughters. Joel’s goal is to create and maintain an honest and long term relationship with his patients to ensure that they receive the most optimal dental health care.

Liz is the newest member of the SmileWork team, having been with us since January 2018. Liz comes to us with a strong background in Business Management and Customer Service, and is responsible for our team’s daily operations. When she’s not at the office, Liz enjoys spending time with her horse, Duke, going on hikes with her dog Gus and exploring the world of fitness. Liz strives to always give the best patient care, always has a smile on her face, and enjoys getting to know our patients better each and every day. She has big plans for the SmileWork team and our patients and she is excited to continue on this journey with us to provide the best dental experience to each and every patient.


Dr. Alicia Vina was born and raised in the Dominican Republic were she graduated from The Universidad Autonoma De Santo Domingo and started practicing dentistry in 1988. She moved to Canada in 1994. She was registered in Ontario in 2004. Dr. Vina works in all aspects of dentistry, including orthodontics and dental esthetics, where her practice of dentistry is focused on personal and gentle treatment. In her free time she enjoys spending time with here two sons and her little dog "Paco". She also enjoys going for walks, Zumba classes and the art of Bonsai making.