Anna Botkova, Dental Assistant
I graduated from Shadd Academy’s dental assisting program in 1993 and have been working with Dr. Korne since 1999. Whether doing laboratory work, taking diagnostic records or helping patients with their Invisalign treatment or retainers, I take pride in making our patients feel comfortable at every step of their orthodontic treatment.
Best advice I was ever given: to not judge a book by its cover.
Favourite film: “Muriel’s Wedding”.
I would love to meet this person because… Oprah Winfrey: I admire her ability to connect to all human beings.
Desiree Carcillar, Dental Assistant
I completed my dental assisting program in 2003 from the Montreal Medical Training Centre. I joined Dr. Korne’s team after working nine years in general dentistry and orthodontics. My duties include laboratory work, photography, radiology and sterilization and I enjoy working as part of a skilled team to deliver the best possible care to our patients.
Best advice I was ever given: to do something that adds meaning to your life. In that way, it is easy to become motivated to perform at your highest level.
On the weekend I love to… spend time with my husband and daughter.
If I could go anywhere in the world…I would go to Bora Bora!
Jenny Siu, Dental Assistant
A native of Ottawa, I graduated from Algonquin College in 2007 with a Level-II dental assisting degree. My assisting duties in the office consist of radiology, photography, laboratory work and helping Dr. Korne and his team of hygienists deliver excellent care to our patients. I love working with a diverse clientele of patients and parents and I enjoy meeting new people every day.
Random fact about me: I’m obsessed with Starbucks and have a collection of their cups from all over the world!
On the weekend I love to… go home to Ottawa or hang out with friends and family
I would love to meet: Justin Timberlake because I admire his work; he’s so talented!
Britney Jackson, Registered Dental Hygienist
I graduated from John Abbott College in 2013 as a registered dental hygienist and was welcomed into Dr. Korne’s practice shortly thereafter. Having always been interested in orthodontics, I enjoy working with Dr. Korne and his team to provide the best possible care based on every patient’s individual needs.
Best advice I was ever given: Your best accessory you own is your smile!
On the weekend I love to… watch movies in my pyjamas!
If I could go anywhere in the world… it would be Santorini, Greece
Taniya Vetharanyam, Laboratory Assistant
I joined the Korne Ortho team shortly after having graduated from CDI College in 2015. As a laboratory assistant, my tasks include sterilization, radiology and photography. I’m proud to be part of a wonderful team who take such pride in providing the best possible care for our patients.
On the weekend I love to… Wake up early and walk my dog
Favourite quote: When life gives you reasons to cry, show life that have a thousand reasons to smile
If I could go anywhere in the world… I would love to see Sri Lanka!
Deborah Warren, Office Coordinator
As office coordinator it is my pleasure to welcome you to our office, help you with any questions or concerns you may have, and find an appointment that best fits your schedule. I have been a part Dr. Korne’s team since 2006 and take pride in our amazing team spirit.
Random fact about me: I can wiggle my ears without touching them.
Favourite Quote: “By knowing what is underneath, we can better understand the surface”.
Favourite Film: “Life is Beautiful” (La Vita è Bella).
Melinda Ward, Financial Coordinator
With over thirty years of dental experience, I was eager to join Dr. Korne in 2011 as Financial Coordinator. I take pride in assisting all the patients and parents and making each visit as comfortable and welcoming as possible.
Random fact about me: I lived in Cape Cod
Favourite Film: “Gone with the Wind”
On the weekend I love to…go to the ballet, opera and dinner with friends
Michelle Osborne, Treatment Coordinator
With over twenty years of experience working in customer service, it gives me great pleasure to join Dr. Korne’s service-oriented team! I am passionate about meeting people and guiding them through this orthodontic journey with the utmost care.
Random Fact: I sing in the Montreal Gospel Choir
Favourite Quote: “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…It also has no survival value. Rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” –C.S. Lewis
On the weekend I love to…be doing anything outdoors, especially hiking and biking
Tanya D’Andrea, Marketing and Communications Director
Having studied at the Montreal Institute of Classical Homeopathy, my passion for health and well-being led me to Dr. Korne’s office. As Director of Marketing, I am excited to add my social media expertise, skillful communication and passion for enhancing the patient experience to our energetic team.
Books that moved me: “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho, “The Pearl” by John Steinbeck and “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant.
Favourite quote: “Energy goes where attention flows” (James Redfield).
Random fact about me…I am enamoured with piano music, New York City and chai teas!
Sehrish Anwar, Registered Dental Hygienist
I graduated from John Abbott College in 2014 as a registered dental hygienist and joined the Korne Ortho team shortly thereafter. As a hygienist, I like taking a prominent role in creating wonderful smiles for our patients.
Random fact about me…I love to sing!
Books that moved me: “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton.
Best advice I was ever given: Do your best and God will do the rest.