Our Team

Our Team

Our Team

Ananda Sketchley – Practice Administrator
Ananda has been with Forest Hill Orthodontics from the beginning. She started out as a Level II Dental Assistant with Dr. Woodside in 1997. Since then, Ananda’s kindness, enthusiasm, knowledge of all areas of the office and commitment to our patients has shone through! She has worked in the clinic, at the front desk, been the Treatment Coordinator and now our Practice Administrator. She works tirelessly behind the scenes performing administrative duties, keeping our schedules organized and being Dr. Vendittelli’s sounding board. Ananda enjoys spending time with her family and friends while relaxing at her cottage in Northern Ontario.

Brenda Stefanoff – Financial Coordinator
Brenda has been with Forest Hill Orthodontics since 2001. Brenda’s attention to detail and background in Quality Assurance are perfectly suited to help you with any accounting questions you may have. When you start treatment in our office, she is always willing to work within your budget to set up a payment plan that works for you.  Brenda also assists in the role of Treatment Coordinator, responsible for taking care of you and coordinating your treatment schedule.  She may see you at your first visit together with the doctor and will explain to you all the details of treatment.  Brenda is the mother of two and enjoys salsa dancing, yoga and the outdoors.

Jeannine Powell – Patient Scheduling Coordinator
Jeannine has been a member of our team since 2006.  Jeannine’s interpersonal skills and her caring nature make her an excellent surgical/patient coordinator.  In her spare time she enjoys gardening, home decorating, watercolour painting, outdoor adventure trips and gourmet cooking with her family and friends.

Renn Marasigan – Patient Scheduling Coordinator
Renn joined our team in 2010.  Her friendly nature, caring personality and attention to detail make her an excellent schedule coordinator.  She always makes patients feel welcome and comfortable.  In her spare time Renn enjoys cooking and spending time with her friends and family. Renn is currently on maternity leave caring for her two boys.

Alisha McLaurin – Patient Coordinator
Alisha joined our team in 2016. Alisha’s caring and determined personality to complete every task efficiently make her a great asset to the team. Her background in customer service makes her an excellent patient coordinator. In her spare time, Alisha likes to spend time with her family, friends, and her dog Chloe.

Rosie Nguyen – Patient Coordinator
Rosemary joined our team in January 2017 shortly after arriving from Vancouver. She brings to the table an extensive background in customer service and her strong interpersonal skills make her an excellent patient coordinator. Rosemary enjoys spending her free time outdoors, traveling or reading.

Rosie Bourne – Treatment Coordinator
Rosie joined our office January 6, 2014. She is a trained level II HARP Certified Dental Assistant with 17 years of dental experience. Her caring and friendly personality welcomes you into the Forest Hill Orthodontic family. She will see you at your first visit along with the doctor and guide you through your orthodontic treatment plan. She loves talking with her twin daughters and spending time with her husband. She also enjoys sewing, playing volleyball, and spending time at the various Toronto beaches during the summer.

Danielle Mack – Treatment Coordinator
Danielle joined our team in June 2016 and brings over 15 years experience from the Health and Wellness Industry. Her passion for patient care and building long lasting relationships is what makes her such a dedicated treatment coordinator. Danielle is an extremely proud mom of her 2 children and when she is not working, she spends time at the gym or with friends.

Roxy Morgan – Treatment Coordinator
Roxy Graduated from George Brown Dental Assisting Level I & II Program with honours.  She has a passion for orthodontics and joined our team in December 2014.  Her responsibilities include taking x-rays, photographs and impressions for all of our new patients.  Roxy works directly with our Treatment Coordinator team and our doctors to ensure your initial visit is seamless.  On her off days, she loves to hang out with her friends and family, play video games and watch basketball.

Valentina Smirnov – Certified Level II Dental Assistant
Valentina is a graduate of the Level II Dental Assisting Program in London, Ontario. She joined our team in 2005.  Her responsibilities include taking X-rays, photographs and impressions as well as assisting the doctors and hygienists. She is also responsible for overseeing all the infection control procedures in the treatment area. She also holds a diploma in nursing, a career she enjoyed for 15 years. Valentina enjoys cooking and has a passion for reading.

Elizabeth Hickman – Certified Level II Dental Assistant
Beth is a graduate of CDI College in Toronto, Ontario where she achieved her Level I & II Dental Assisting Diploma. She joined our team in 2012.  Her responsibilities include taking X-rays, photographs, impressions and sterilization as well as assisting the doctors and hygienists.  In her spare time Beth enjoys sailing with her husband, traveling and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Joana Fernandes – Registered Dental Hygienist
Joana is a graduate of the Hygiene Program at APlus Institute in Toronto. She joined our team in 2012 as a Level II Dental Assistant, and then went on to pursue a career in dental hygiene rejoining our team in 2016. Her responsibilities focus on clinical care and include appliance placement and removal, adjustments, impressions, emergency care and patient education. Her drive to succeed and please everyone make her an excellent hygienist.  Joana enjoys baking and spending her spare time with her family and friends.

Andrea Kosanyi – Registered Dental Hygienist
Andrea is a graduate of the Hygiene Program at APlus College in Toronto. She joined our team in 2010. Her responsibilities focus on clinical care and include appliance placement and removal, adjustments, impressions, emergency care and patient education. She is an enthusiastic member of the office and is eager to grow in the orthodontic specialty. Andrea enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, yoga, reading and spending quality time with her friends and family. Andrea is currently on maternity leave awaiting the arrival of her second son.

Melanie Balgos – Registered Dental Hygienist
Melanie is a graduate of the hygiene program at Oxford College. She joined our team in 2011 bringing with her excellent orthodontic skills, great enthusiasm and professionalism, this combined with her cheerful demeanor make for an excellent addition to our team.  Her responsibilities focus on clinical care and include appliance placement and removal, adjustments, impressions, emergency care and patient education.  In her spare time Melanie likes to spend every minute with her family. Melanie is currently on maternity leave taking care of her beautiful son Lorenzo.

Mary Blanco – Registered Dental Hygienist
Mary is a graduate of the Hygiene Program at Regency Dental Hygiene Academy in Toronto. She joined our team in 2005 as a Level II Dental Assistant, and then went on to pursue a career in dental hygiene rejoining our team in 2008. Her responsibilities focus on clinical care and include appliance placement and removal, adjustments, impressions, emergency care and patient education. Her fun-loving nature, kindness and drive to succeed make her an excellent hygienist. Mary enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and friends and decorating.

Shannon Branciere – Registered Dental Hygienist
Shannon is a graduate of the hygiene program at Niagara College in Welland.  She joined our team in 2014.  Her responsibilities focus on clinical care and include appliance placement and removal, adjustments, impressions, emergency care and patient education.  She has been an orthodontic hygienist since 2010.  Shannon enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling and cooking.

Natasha-Rae Forgie – Registered Dental Hygienist
Natasha is a graduate of the Dental Hygiene program at Algonquin College in Ottawa, ON. She joined our team in May 2016. Her responsibilities focus on clinical care and include appliance placement and removal, adjustments, impressions, emergency care and patient education. Outside of work Natasha enjoys traveling, yoga, and spending time with her family which includes her Pomeranian, Henry.

Sally Cheung – Registered Dental Hygienst
Sally is a graduate of the Hygiene Program at APlus Institute in Toronto. She started her career in 2010 as a Level II Dental Assistant in Vancouver, B.C., and then went on to pursue a career in dental hygiene before joining our team in 2016. Her responsibilities focus on clinical care and include appliance placement and removal, adjustments, impressions, emergency care and patient education. Her passion for orthodontics allows her to evolve in this specialty. Sally enjoys baking, hiking and cuddling with her dogs.

72 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto, ON M4V 1M7
t 416.921.6772
e info@foresthillortho.com
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