Meet our Team

Our Dentists

Dr. Maneesh Jain

As a Canada Scholar, Maneesh graduated from University of Toronto with his B.Sc. in Neuroscience and Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Along with his numerous academic scholarships, he has been equally recognised for his community involvement. Since his time in Guelph, he has been an active Rotarian; serving on the Board, as a chair of Ribfest and chair of the Community and International Allocations Committee. He has served as an executive of the Waterloo Wellington Dental Society and as a Councillor of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA). Maneesh has been awarded a Paul Harris Fellow and given the Award of Merit by the ODA. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Dental Association and Guelph Community Foundation. He has also been invited to be a member of the Spear Study Club of Advanced Dental Education. His wife works for the Dairy Farmers of Ontario. His son goes to Western University doing a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and his daughter is going into her last year at GCVI’s IB program. He enjoys travelling, biking, basketball, hockey and volunteering overseas with a group called Kindness in Action.

Dr. Rose Rizek

Rose attended the University of Toronto where she completed her Honours B.Sc. in Human Biology and a Masters in Physiology. She continued her academics at the University of Western Ontario where she completed her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. She has been involved in volunteer dentistry and was also a representative for the Ontario Dental Association. She has a passion for singing, theatre and dance. Her husband and her like to spend time with family and friends, enjoy the outdoors and travelling. Rose joined the practice in 2010 and has enjoyed being a part of the team at Jain Dental Care and helping to care for its patients.

Dr. Geoff Metz

Geoff attended Tufts University in Boston where he graduated with a BSc in biology (honors). After a stint working as a cancer researcher, he crossed the northern border and attended the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto. After completing his DDS with honours, Geoff then ventured even further north spending six months practicing dentistry in Inuvik, Northwest Territories as well as other isolated Arctic hamlets. He returned to Toronto where he worked in private practice for more than 10 years. He also taught part-time as a clinical instructor at U of T’s Faculty of Dentistry in their emergency dentistry department. Geoff relocated to Guelph to enjoy the strong sense of community here and to be closer to the outdoor activities, like hiking and snow shoeing, that he enjoys so much.

Dr. Pari Dabas

Pari began her journey by first graduating with a B.Sc. in Biology (Honours) – Physiology Specialization from McMaster University. She then attended the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario where she completed her DDS degree with Distinction. During her time in dental school, Pari served as the President of the Dental Student Society and also represented her school at the national dental student council level through the Federation of Canadian Dental Student Associations (FCDSA). She also directed her focus towards promoting oral care to the paediatric population through a program called DocsKids. Pari has been recognized by her professors and fellow colleagues for her leadership, contribution and commitment to her school and community. In her free time she enjoys volunteering, travelling, exploring nature, dancing and spending time with her family and friends.

Treatment Co-ordinators

Heather Campbell

Heather graduated with her Registered Nursing Diploma and worked at Guelph General Hospital for 12 years as a pediatric nurse. She changed her career focus, when her two daughters were young, to spend more time at home. She has had the privilege of working at the office since 1985. She says it has been a real pleasure getting to know the patients and their families over the years. Her nursing background shows in her gentle ways and caring nature. Her and her husband, Rob, live in an old house in Rockwood where they appreciate the quietness of the small town. Her hobbies include singing, spending time at the cottage and enjoying her family. Heather is thoroughly enjoying being a grandma to her new granddaughter Jane.

Lynne Brydges

Lynne has been with the office since 1985. She was trained as a dental assistant and went to Conestoga College for her HARP certification. She has worked as a receptionist and is now our treatment coordinator. She provides a wealth of knowledge about our patients and the history of the practice. She has lived in Guelph most of her life and is actively involved in her community. Lynne loves spending time with her family and cottaging with her husband, Paul. She enjoys all that the outdoors have to offer.

Dental Hygienists

Tammy Murphy

Tammy graduated as a hygienist in 1994. She has a lot of passion for her profession and loves how it continues to evolve and improve. Her favorite part of dentistry is getting the opportunity to meet people and build relationships. In her spare time she experiments with gourmet cooking, permaculture, and home improvement projects. She adores children and animals. She loves the outdoors and is a voracious reader. She is always up for trying something new.

Leanne Nolan

Leanne graduated from St. Clair College in Windsor as a hygienist in 1995. Leanne was awarded the “Golden Scaler” Award for excellence in clinical proficiency. She enjoys interacting with patients and providing compassionate quality care. She finds her job challenging as well as rewarding. Her and her husband Mike have been blessed with two children Jacob and Brooke. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, reading, scrapbook card making, and spending time with family and friends.

Maniza Nazeery

Maniza has been in the dental field since 2004 and a hygienist at Jain Dental Care since 2007. She enjoys working with her fellow employees in providing high quality dental care and educating patients to make informed decisions about their oral health. Maniza and her husband, Suliman, have been blessed with 2 children and enjoy travelling, outdoor activities and celebrating with their family. Maniza is excited to raise her family in Guelph – where she has called home for over 30 years.

Alana Dutton

Alana graduated Dental Hygiene in 2006. She is very passionate about the profession and providing optimal oral care and education for all her clients. Alana was born and raised just outside Rockwood, where her and her husband Geoff currently raise their two children on their dairy farm.

Alex Smith

Alex graduated as a dental hygienist in 2015 from Georgian College. She strives to provide optimal care for all patients through education and prevention. Alex enjoys spending time with family and friends and loves the new adventures that life brings.

Kayla Sawula

Kayla graduated as a hygienist from Georgian College in 2011. She strives to provide a calm, relaxed and comfortable environment for her patients while also providing thorough patient education. On her spare time she enjoys cooking, drawing, the outdoors and travelling as much as she can. She is passionate about animals and environmental awareness in regards to climate change. She has three rescued fur babies named: Zazu, Buzz and Ellie.

Dental Assistants

Joanne Roy

Joanne graduated as a dental assistant in 1993 in Charlesbourg, Quebec. She is from the East Coast Acadian Peninsula of New Brunswick. She worked as an assistant in New Brunswick as well as Rimouski, Quebec. She has been working at the office since moving to Ontario in 2000. On a nice day you’ll probably see her and her husband touring the back roads on their Harley’s. She loves the variety in dentistry and has an amazing memory of our patients and their treatment.

Trish Wilson

Trish is from Thunder Bay, Ontario and graduated from Confederation College in 1984. She has experience in oral surgery and enjoys the cosmetic part of dentistry. She recently had the wonderful experience of participating in the Remote Areas Program providing dental care to the First Nations communities in Northern Ontario. Her two young adult children are attending university and college. Trish enjoys running, tennis and recently cycling.

Rapunzel Garcia

Rapunzel is a recent graduate as a Level II Dental Assistant. She is very excited to start her career and enjoys getting to know our patients. She is a very busy mom with her 2 little ones. Together they love travelling, watching movies and spending time with family.

Breanna McGarr

Breanna was born and raised in Guelph. She graduated with honors from her chairside level 2 dental assistant program in Kitchener, Ontario in 2010. New to our practice as a dental assistant and treatment coordinator she is excited to be a part of our Jain Dental Team. She has a young daughter whom she enjoys playing games with, as well as going to the beach in the summer, painting and crafts.

Grace Poisson

Grace Poisson
A near lifelong resident of Guelph, Grace has been in the dental field since 2011 after graduating as a Level II Dental Assistant at Medix. She joined the team at Jain Dental Care in 2018. Grace was drawn to dental assisting for the fast pace of work and variety offered by the patients and chair side procedures. Grace loves to travel, hike, garden and watch movies with her husband Eddy and puggle Doug, and she’s always ready for a chat about good food.

Receptionists

Staci Taylor

Staci has been working with Jain Dental Care since 2003, bringing with her over 18 years off office administration experience.

She enjoys coming to work every day interacting with patients and fellow team members. In her spare time Staci enjoys spending time with her family, going on walks with her dog as well as gardening and decorating.

Anne Louise Haynes

Anne Louise is one of the friendly faces of the reception team here at Jain Dental Care. She is a HUGE hockey fan and during the winter months you can find her cheering for the Guelph Storm! In the summer she prefers spending her time enjoying her garden. Her favorite past times are baking, cooking, and spending time with her granddaughter, Kennedy. She looks forward to greeting and meeting you at the front desk.

Meaghan Higgs

Meaghan grew up just outside of Guelph and after living in Waterloo and Toronto, moved back to Guelph to raise her family. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Post Graduate Degree from Humber College. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, travelling, camping, and baking.

Ashley Benham

Ashley grew up in Guelph and has been a patient at the office for many years. She attended Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College. She joined our team in March 2018. Ashley is a very outgoing individual who loves spending her time playing or coaching basketball, occupying her golden retriever Ella, and relaxing at the cottage.

Caitlin Cresswell

Caitlin has been working in customer service since she was 14, as well has worked many different clinical settings from Wellness and Physiotherapy, to Optometry and Dental. She loves to meet new patients, and see all of the familiar faces, so don’t be shy. She’ll always greet you with a smile and do whatever she can to help.

Family Dental Services in Guelph

We pride ourselves on our high standard of patient care. Being a preventative practice, we are interested in your long term oral health. We offer a wide range of treatment options utilizing the latest technology. When you join the practice you join our family. Your needs are addressed with precision, compassion and understanding.

Contact Us

100 Edinburgh Rd S.
Guelph, ON, N1H 5P4

Phone: (519) 824 – 5678
Email: info@jaindentalcare.com

 

Clinic Hours

Monday: 8:00AM – 4:30PM
Tuesday: 8:00AM – 8:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM – 4:30PM
Thursday: 8:00AM – 8:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM – 4:00PM