MEET OUR TEAM

Jessica

Treatment Coordinator

Jessica has been a devoted dental professional since 2004.  She is especially good at providing patients a caring and supportive experience and especially enjoys working with children.  Passionate about creating beautiful smiles, she can be found both at the front desk where she is in charge of office administration, as well as in the clinic where she started her dental career as an assistant.  In her spare time she’s an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys spending time with her family and their two active pups, a Golden retriever and a boxer.

Kelli

Dental Assistant & Office Administration

When she’s not in the office tending to patients or practice marketing, Kelli can be found on the ice with her husband playing on a hockey team. She has been known to skate like the wind on a break away! Kelli is also a busy mom of two teenagers! Professionally, Kelli has been a consummate dental professional since 2003 and is proud to be a part of the Palermo Orthodontics team in both Oakville and Hamilton.

Ashleigh

Office Administration

Ashleigh has been in some form of customer service since eligible working age. From retail to health & wellness and now, Orthodontics. She has always enjoyed the challenge of learning something new and orthodontics is no exception. She can be found at our front desk coordinating with patients and making sure they have all the information they need to ensure a smooth experience while at our office. In her free time, she enjoys doing anything creative; painting, photography, decorating etc. Ashleigh loves spending time with her husband, family and friends.

Anita

Treatment Coordinator

Anita is Certified Level II Dental Assistant and has worked for Dr. Rahimi for many years . Her passion and commitment to Orthodontics is exhibited here at Palermo as our Treatment Coordinator.  Anita’s passion is helping all of our patients here at Palermo to gain the Self Esteem and Confidence that comes with a beautiful Straight Smile. In her spare time, she enjoys Cooking, Reading and Spending time at the family cottage with Family and Friends.

Catrina

Hygienist

Catrina has worked with Dr. Rahimi for 20+ years and is a proud member of our smile building team! A dental professional since 1982 she has a treasure trove of experience that she happily shares withour patients. We’re happy to have her aboard! When not in the office, she enjoys culinary arts,reading and traveling with her husband and four children.

Kelley

Hygienist

Kelley has over 20 years of experience in dental hygiene and has worked for a variety of specialists during her career. She has a passion for Invisalign and digital dental solutions and tries to create a Wow experience for all her clients. When she is not working she is a community advocate for youth mental health, and any humanitarian cause that requires community action. Hobbies include yoga, mindfulness, & travel with her husband and 3 children.

Rosa

Dental Assistant

Since 2011 Rosa has been providing patients excellent care as a Certified Dental Assistant Level II. In addition, she holds a H.A.R.P certification and is a certified dental treatment coordinator. After gaining experience in general dental restorative procedures, she now enjoys working with us in the specialty of orthodontics. Outside of work, she is an avid hiker, loves reading and is also part of a Toastmasters Group.

Nadin

Dental Assistant

Nadin has been in the dental field for over 10 years. She is a Certified Dental Assistant Level II and H.A.R.P Certified. She loves working with children and sharing the love of having a healthy beautiful. smile. Nadin loves being outside and spending time with her family and friends.

Pauline

Dental Assistant

Pauline is a Certified Dental Assistant Level II, is H.A.R.P Certified, and holds a N.D.A.E.B Certificate. She has 28 years of experience in the dental field, with 7 years of experience in orthodontics, but took 2001-2011 off to stay at home with her two girls. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming, reading, spending time with her family, and walking her Maltipoo, Ellie.

 Julie

Clincheck Coordinator
& Hygienist

Julie graduated in 2009 as a dental hygienist and has been specializing in orthodontics since. She has so much fun with the new technology and techniques of orthodontics that enable us to provide highly effective and efficient treatment plans.  Julie loves working closely with patients and helping them achieve their perfect smile!
In her spare time, she loves travelling and exploring new cultures; but most of all hanging out with her husband and two kids.

Juliana

Hygienist

Juliana is a Registered Dental Hygienist with 30 years experience. 21 of those being in Orthodontics and 14 yrs of them dedicated with Dr. Rahimi to provide the highest quality of orthodontic care.  In her spare time you will find her driving her 2 teenage daughters to either Ballet or Artistic Swimming classes many times a week. Juliana loves to travel – her favorite trip was walking over 310 km through Spain on the Camino de Santiago to celebrate a milestone birthday with her husband and eldest daughter.

Lesley

Office Administration

Lesley who has 11+ yrs of administration experience is an active mom to two children. As a busy ‘dance mom’, she can often be found at the dance studio or travelling to and from competitions. She enjoys traveling with her husband and kids, loves exploring big cities on foot, and is new to the golf world. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, running for fitness, walking outdoors and a great family game nite!

Ashley

Hygienist

Ashley has been working in orthodontics for more than 10 years now. Her favorite thing about working in this field is the constant growth and evolution of techniques and materials; there is always more to learn and it’s never boring! If she could do only one procedure for the rest of her career, it would definitely be taking off her patient’s braces and seeing the genuine happiness they experience looking in the mirror for the first time. But if you cry, she will too, so bring extra tissues! When not working, Ashley enjoys fishing with her husband, playing with her two kids and trying new recipes!

 Natalie

Hygienist

Natalie has been a dental hygienist since 2005, working in general and specialty practices.  She has a husband, two children and 2 dogs. She enjoys helping people through the process of achieving a beautiful and functional smile. In her spare time, she enjoys, biking, skiing and hiking and  the outdoors with her family.

Sherry

Dental Assistant

Born and raised in Hamilton, Sherry graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant in 1992.  Around 10 years ago she transitioned to administrative roles.   She is always continuing with education and making sure patients are comfortable with a friendly smile.  She has been married for 22 years and has 2 children.  In her spare time, Sherry enjoys scrapbooking and spending time with her dog Misty and also baking with her daughter.