Our Team

Our team at West Ridge Dentistry.

Caren (Dental Assistant CDAII)

Caren received her Level II Dental Assisting certificate from George Brown College in 2001. She has worked with Dr. Collins at West Ridge Family Dentistry since 2005. Caren is a mother of two sons and loves spending her free time with her family.

Leann (Dental Assistant)

Leann received her CDA Level II from CDI College, Barrie in 2004.  She has worked with WRFD since the office first opened in 2005. 

Leann and her husband recently celebrated the birth of their third child in 2017. 

In her spare time, Leann enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, camping and traveling.

Georgette (Registered Nurse)

Over 40 years of registered nursing experience after graduating from Ottawa’s Vanier School of Nursing in 1971.  Worked in Northern Ontario as an obstetrical, neonatal, I.C.U and air medivac nurse for 12 years.  Moved to Orillia in 1983 and started working at Orillia’s Soldiers Memorial Hospital in the emergency department.  Left full-time shift work in 2000 to work part-time in the Pre-Admission clinic and Day Surgery, where she continues to work today.  Certified in Coronary Care 1 & 2, Health and Safety, Paediatric Oncology, Physical Assessment, A.C.L.S. and B.C.L.S. Georgette served in many groups including local president for four years at the inception of the Ontario Nurses Association from 1995-1998, representative for the College of Nurses of Ontario central region, and a member of the pharmacy/trauma room organization committees at SMH in Orillia. 

Georgette enjoys spending her free time skiing, cycling, golfing and quality time with her family, which consists of her husband, 2 children and 6 young