Meet the Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

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Pedro

Registered Dental Hygienist

Pedro joined Durham Orthodontic Centre in 2017 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. He gradated from George Brown College in 2013 and began working in the general dental field immediately following. Shortly after, he realized his passion for orthodontics and decided the ortho specialty is where he belongs.

He thrives on the relationships built with patients, the patient transformations, and the lifelong learning orthodontics offers. Pedro places and removes braces, and changes wires at every visit. In his spare time he enjoys sports, cars and dogs.

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Christine

Certified Dental Assistant Level II

Christine graduated from Durham College in 2017 and eagerly joined the LOC team shortly after. She works on a one-to-one basis with patients as she helps them start their orthodontic treatment, by taking impressions, records, and x-rays. She is also responsible for sterilization, greeting patients and scheduling appointments. Christine loves watching the progress of each patient’s teeth when he or she is in braces, and especially enjoys seeing how happy patients are as their teeth become straighter between each appointment.

When she isn’t at the office, Christine enjoys cooking and baking, trips to the cottage and spending time with her boyfriend, and their dog and cat.

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Laura

Treatment Coordinator/CDA II

Laura brought her warm personality to our team in 2011. There is never a dull moment for Laura because she wears many hats in the office, including manager all of our marketing, advertising, and social media efforts. She is our treatment coordinator and is responsible for meeting new patients and starting treatment, talking to patients regarding any financial concerns, handling financial matters, and answering any orthodontic-related questions patients may have. Laura also assists Dr. Rajasekaran and our hygienists taking X-rays, photos and impressions, polishing teeth, sterilizing equipment, and making sure everything runs smoothly and in a timely manner.

In her spare time, Laura enjoys gardening, interior design, reading, and spending time with her husband and two young children.

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Kristen

Kristen joined Durham Orthodontic Centre in 2019 and brought with her 3 years of Dental Reception experience. Kristen’s shining personality greets patient’s as they enter the office and she can be found booking all appointments, answering questions and queries, handling financial matters and patient account information. Kristen loves getting to know all our patients and their families. Her favourite part of being on our team is watching our patient’s smiles and confidence transform. Kristen makes sure that our patients are taken care of from the moment they walk in the door until they are finished with their appointment! In her spare time, Kristen enjoys bike rides, cooking, baking, spending time with her family and friends, and redecorating and organizing!