Meet The Team
Alana, Certified Dental Assistant
I graduated from the dental assisting program at Okanagan College in 2013, and completed the prosthodontic module in 2017. I have worked for Legato Dental Centre since my graduation. I love helping people that have struggled with their smile, ever since I was a child my dad has always told me to “smile with my teeth”, at Legato Dental I get the privilege of helping people regain their confidence with smiling with their teeth. I love running and spinning to keep active, and in my down time reading and watching reality tv.
Angela, Dental Hygienist
Angela is a registered dental hygienist who works part time at Legato Dental Centre. She loves getting to know each of her patients and sharing her passion for health. Angela leads a happy, chaotic, fun-filled life with her husband and three sons. She enjoys outdoor adventures with her family and friends.
Dirrae, Registered Dental Hygienist
Graduated from the College of New Caledonia Dental Hygiene program in 2015. I help my patients maintain a healthy mouth by removing deposit and stain, providing useful tools and techniques, and educating them on proper at home care. I love enjoying all Kelowna has to offer! Great hiking trails, beautiful scenery, along with lovely restaurants and wineries. I also spend much of my time riding and competing in Dressage.
Janice, Treatment Coordinator
Over 30 years of experience. 1987 Grad from the Certified Dental Assisting program in Saskatoon, Sask. Assistant for 1–2 years, Receptions for 30 years.
Treatment planning, coordinating appointments, financial planning. The transformation from a sad or frustrated face to happy smiles is very rewarding.
I love reading, walking, sailing spending time with family and friends.
Jen, Practice Manager
I have worked in dentistry for 25+ yrs, 20 of those as a CDA, and the remaining in administration. I have been at Legato Dental Centre for over 10 years, starting as a surgical assistant to Dr Legatto, and have transitioned through to my current position. I truly enjoy building relationships with patients and love to see the end results and how that can better their lives. In my spare time I am running after my 2 small children, or reading if I get a quiet moment!
Sheena, Clinical Assistant
Hello my name is Sheena and I have been an employee at Legato Dental Centre since 2015. I graduated from the Dental Assisting program at OUC in 2004 and then completed the Prosthodontic module in 2006. I have worked as a clinical assistant, Dental administrator and as a treatment coordinator over the past 14 years and currently work as a full-time Clinical assistant at Legato Dental Centre. I believe in the Power of a smile and the positive effect it has on others. A sincere smile communicates our feelings without the need for words. I also believe that everyone deserves to have a smile they feel confident about. At Legato Dental Centre I get to be part of a team where we help people gain confidence and see the positive impact this can have on a person’s life and find that so rewarding!
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my amazing husband and my adorable black lab Leica. I love spending as much time outdoors as possible whether it be paddle-boarding in the summer or snowshoeing in the winter. I also love photography and am always taking my camera with me everywhere. I feel blessed to be in such a beautiful part of the world.
Tanniel, Certified Dental Assistant
Graduated from Okanagan College CDA program in 2013.
Being able to relieve patients dental anxiety and helping patients achieve the smile and results they are looking for is the most rewarding part about my career.
I enjoy, hiking, training for half marathons, and spending time with family and friends.