Dr. Shervin Rowshani
HBSc, DDS, MBA Candidate
Dr. Shervin moved to Toronto in 2001 where he attended school and majored in pathology and microbiology. After graduating from the University Of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry – where he was actively involved in student politics being a representative for the ODA and CDA – he began practicing dentistry in London, Exeter and the Kincardine area where he became quite involved in dentistry and the communities he lived in. During this time he developed a passion for all aspects of dentistry including paediatrics, anxiety reducing sedation techniques and surgery. His gentle and communicative approach is refreshing and welcoming to his patients. Dr. Shervin moved to Muskoka in 2013 after purchasing Dairy Lane Dental, his first dental practice! He is dedicated to furthering his education in dentistry and providing gentle dental care using newer more advanced techniques of dentistry.
Dr. Chynna Rae McLean
Originally from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Dr. Chynna Rae McLean obtained her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Prince Edward Island in 2006, and went on to receive her DDS at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry in 2010. She graduated with honours and received the Davis Orthodontics Award showing promise in orthodontics. Upon graduating, Dr. McLean practiced in the Niagara region before returning to NS where she called Halifax home for five years. She practiced all aspects of dentistry before returning to Ontario in early 2017. Along with her husband and young daughter, she is now happy to call Muskoka home. Dr. McLean is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association and Ontario Dental Association, attends continuing education courses to be able to offer her patients the most current care, and believes that every patient is unique and their needs should be treated individually with care and compassion.
Ryan Worne, RDH
Ryan has been with Dairy Lane since 2001, first as CDA Level II and returning as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2005 after graduating from Canadore College with honors. He perceives dental hygiene to be an integral and invaluable aspect of overall health. He takes pride in his work and enjoys providing dental hygiene care in a kind, compassionate manner. When not in the office, Ryan enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife and kids.
Emma has always dreamed of becoming a dental hygienist.
She was able to fulfill her childhood dream when she graduated with honours in dental hygiene from Algonquin College in 2017. She dedicates herself to her work to provide comprehensive patient-centered care and is proactive in helping her patients achieve optimal oral health. She strives to put her patient needs first to ensure positive, enjoyable and comfortable experiences.
Emma continues to show her passion towards her profession by expanding her knowledge by completing continuing education courses and staying up to date with current research.
In her free time, Emma enjoys reading a good book, hiking the Muskoka trails, and spending time with family and friends.
RESTORATIVE DENTAL HYGIENIST
After graduating a Bachelors of Science in dental hygiene in 2009, Ryan completed the Restorative Postgraduate Program with a specialization in orthodontics at George Brown in 2013. Ryan’s interest to pursue a career that specializes in restorative originates from the excitement he finds in being a part of the change in an individual’s smile. He enjoys being a part of their transformative journey to acquiring the smile that they have always wanted. Ryan has been part of Dairy Lane Dental since 2017. On his free time, Ryan enjoys traveling, snowboarding, and playing softball.
Stacey Long, RDH
Stacey is a highly skilled and gentle hygienist. Stacey graduated from Cambrian College in 1996 and has been working as a registered dental hygienist for 22 years. She joined Dairy Lane in 2000 and has gained a reputation for a gentle touch and is a dedicated and caring health professional. She is committed to continuing education and furthering her knowledge in dental hygiene. Stacey is mom to two beautiful daughters. She loves travelling with them and cheering them on at their sporting events.
Lisa Griffiths, RDH
Lisa grew up in the town of Magnetawan. After graduating high school, she attended the Dental Hygiene Program at Georgian College in Barrie graduating in 2010. Lisa began her dental career at Muskoka Family Dentistry in 2012, subsequently merging with Dairy Lane Dental where she eagerly continues to expand her skills. Lisa is dedicated to providing her clients with a comfortable environment and is well known for her gentle touch. When she is not working at the dental office, Lisa can be found working on house renovations or spending time with her husband and children in the great outdoors.
Diane Ballantine, CDA I
CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Diane joined our team in April 2014 as a dental assistant. She completed her training at Canadore College graduating in June 2003. She is a valuable asset to our team, she is very thorough in everything she does and takes great pride in every task she is given. Diane is active in the community volunteering with the Stisted fall fair, In her free time she can be found spending time with her daughter, family and friends enjoying the great outdoors
CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT LEVEL II
Laura is a familiar face at MFD she started working there Fridays after high school and full time after graduating from Fanshawe College in 1988 with extended training in PEI 1992. Laura’s quick and witty sense of humour keeps the restorative department and clients smiling. Her experience and caring attitude make her a valuable asset to our dental team.
Laura married the love of her life Jeffrey in 1992 and together have enjoyed raising their 2 children. Laura is an avid quilter and tries to add a little humour to everyday.
LEVEL II DENTAL ASSISTANT
Cindy is a hands-on Level II Certified Dental Assistant. She has been providing sincere dental care since she graduated from Career Canada College in 1998. Cindy provides quick and efficient quality care for our hygienist and assists as a hygiene Coordinator. She recently moved to the Muskoka area with her family, she enjoys spending time biking in the summer and snowshoeing, cross country skiing in the winter.
LEVEL II DENTAL ASSISTANT
Liz was born in Guatemala but moved to Huntsville at the age of two. She loves Muskoka and all it has to offer including camping, canoeing, sailing, skiing, spending time with family and, of course, her beloved pets. Liz graduated from Georgian College in Barrie, first in Pre-Health and subsequently in the Dental Assisting Program, Levels I and II. She is known for a great smile and looks forward to making you feel comfortable at Dairy Lane Dental. It is Liz’s dream to travel the Arctic one day.
CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT LEVEL II
Natalie grew up in Elliot Lake, Ontario. After high school, she moved to Thunder Bay where she entered the dental assisting program. In 1999, she graduated from Confederation College as a Certified Dental Assistant (Level 2). She made Muskoka her home in 2000 and has been working in the dental office for over 16 years. Her years of experience consist of chairside assisting as well as front desk and hygiene coordinator. She is very committed to continuing education and feels certification is important. She loves her job and the variety that each day brings. She has a caring and positive attitude toward our patients.
Amanda Dercatch, CDA
CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT LEVEL II
Amanda is our hands-on, skilled CDA Level II who works directly with the dentist to provide quality patient care to our patients. She completed her training at Georgian College in 2012. Amanda takes pride in providing the best care to patients by using her knowledge and skills. It is her pleasure to make patients feel most comfortable in the chair. On weekends Amanda enjoys competing in the sport of break away roping at rodeos across Ontario
Cathy has been with the Dairy Lane team since January 2000. Her dedication guarantees Dairy Lane runs smoothly. Your every concern will be taken care of due to her exceptional management skills. With a growing office someone needs to be on top of it all. Cathy takes pride in ensuring that every patient receives personal attention and leaves our office satisfied. She takes care of most schedule and financial coordination and is available for all questions regarding dental insurance concerns. In Cathy’s spare time, she can be found enjoying Muskoka outdoor life, most preferably dockside with a good book.
Nicole graduated from Canadore College with honours as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) in May of 1976. After working chair side for two years she returned to Canadore College and with honours, upgraded my skills to a Certified Preventive Dental Assistant (PDA) in June of 1978. Nicole moved to Huntsville in the fall of 1980 and is proud to call Huntsville her home. She very much enjoys helping our clients with their individual dental needs and has had the pleasure of seeing generations of families over many years and has ifluenced a few towards rewarding dental careers.
In her spare time Nicole enjoys quilting, curling, knitting, reading and spending time her family and friends. Seeing the smiles of happy clients always puts a smile on Nicole’s face.
Joy grew up in Bracebridge, she spent most of her adult life in Tottenham and then moved back to Muskoka 12 years ago. At that time she purchased West Side Coin Laundry and operated it for 7 years. She worked in dentistry for 25 years and decided to join the dental community again in 2016.