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Meet Our Team

The Orillia Team


Office Administrator

Patients will usually see Chelsea’s happy face as soon as walking through our doors. As the front office administrator, Chelsea can usually be found greeting and welcoming patients, scheduling and confirming appointments, and working with other team members as needed to ensure our patients leave with a smile on their faces. When she’s not in the office, Chelsea loves cooking, shopping, and spending time with her son, Ethan. Whenever they find time, they play soccer and go on bike rides together.




Office Administrator

After spending 22 years in the Military and retiring, Sherry decided to do a career change and work in the dental field as a receptionist. She moved to Alaska after 6 years.  In 2009 my Sherry’s husband retired from the military and we decided to make Barrie their place of residence for retirement.  She realized that she missed work and came out of retirement to work in the dental field again. Sherry loves spending time with her husband, two grown children, and a beautiful granddaughter.  In her spare time, She loves travelling, camping, reading, cooking/baking, and crafts of all types.


Patient Advocate

Erin has many years of dental experience as a dental assistant, a certified dental receptionist and now our patient advocate.



Registered Dental Hygienist

As a hygienist, Conni’s patients’ oral health is her top priority, Through educating our patients about preventing oral disease, scaling, root planning, polishing, and fluoride treatments, Conni delivers the best quality care and makes sure patients’ smiles are clean and healthy when they are done with their appointment. A lover of all animals, Conni once drove in the dark for an hour to rescue a chipmunk at the Aspen Wildlife Center! When she’s not at work, Conni enjoys spending time with her nephew and two nieces.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Crystal has a true passion for dental hygiene and enjoys getting to know each of our patients personally, making them feel relaxed and at home, as well as individualizing their treatment needs along the way.  She is a highly-skilled dental health care professional who believes that building a personal rapport with patients is essential in our profession. Crystal spends her spare time with her three children. They all enjoy the beach and camping. Her youngest son plays hockey in Barrie, so she spends numerous hours at the local rinks during the winter months. Crystal also enjoys traveling with her boyfriend and driving in his vintage cars.


Certified Dental Assistant (Level II)

We’ve had the pleasure of having Irene as part of our team since 2010 assisting in all aspects of patient treatment. Being a dental assistant involves a host of important tasks, all while keeping our patients comfortable and our three doctors happy. Irene, who has worked in the dental field since 1984, is a master at this, and loves what she does. Irene is married and has two lovely daughters.

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Clinical Team Leader

Kristine has been with Georgian Dental Orillia since 2006. She has been in the dental field for many years and enjoys the many different aspects of dentistry which Dr. Tan brings to his practice, “he keeps it so very interesting, not only for his patients, but his team as well”. Kristine is head of the clinical team and ensures that the day run smoothly and everything is in place for each procedure. Outside of the office, she keeps busy with high school sweet heart Gary, travelling, fishing at their cottage on Lake Nipissing and dabbling in home DIY projects. They are the proud parents of two adult children.


Front Desk Administrator

As the front desk administrator, Sandra is the happy voice you hear over the phone. She also assists patients with scheduling appointments, processes insurance claims, organizes meetings and the office schedule, and handles office receivables and payables. Sandra enjoys working with all our patients and helping them anyway she can. At home, Sandra and her husband, Doug, are kept busy by their two young daughters, Breanna and Megan. She has two grown stepsons, David and Matt, who serve as wonderful big brothers to her girls.  During the winter months you can find Sandra at the dance studio, skating rink, or tobogganing hill, and in the summer months the soccer field, walking trails, or on the water. She also enjoys traveling, camping, baking, spending time with family, and the occasional Sudoku puzzle!