MEET OUR TEAM

Kelli

Treatment Coordinator , Office Administrator and Dental Assistant

Kelli has worked for Dr. Rahimi for many years and has been a devoted dental professional for over 20 years. As one of our Treatment Coordinators, Kelli is passionate about helping people achieve their perfect smile. In her spare time, Kelli loves being outdoors, traveling and spending time with her family.

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!

Maja

Office Administration
& Treament Co-Ordinator

Bio coming soon!

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 her family cottage with family and friends.

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.

 Julie

Office Manager / 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.

Esin

Office Administrator

Esin has been in the dental field for over 20 years. She has experience in both General Dentistry as well as Orthodontics. She enjoys spending time with her teenage son, family and friends. In her spare time, Esin enjoys using her creativity doing DIY home projects, cooking, travelling and spending time outdoors.

Viktoria

Hygienist

Viktoria’s love of orthodontics began very young and is now her passion. She graduated with Honors from the Dental Hygiene program at George Brown College in 2015. You will always find Viktoria smiling. Nothing makes her happier than seeing the incredible transformations. Regardless of your procedure or concern, she is ready to help you achieve that perfect smile. Viktoria is thrilled to be part of the Palermo family. In her free time she enjoys reading, photography, cooking and fitness.

Jennifer

Sterilization Coordinator

Jennifer is our sterilization coordinator, having started her career in general dentistry before moving to our orthodontic team, a transition she’s particularly proud of. Outside of work, she finds joy in camping, hiking, and cherishing moments with her family.

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 with our patients. We’re happy to have her aboard! When not in the office, she enjoys culinary arts, reading and traveling with her husband and children.

Pauline

Dental Assistant

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.

Jordan

Dental Assistant

Jordan graduated her MDRAO program (Medical Device Reprocessing) in 2019 and was hired at Palermo Orthodontics, thus starting her dental career. Working at Palermo orthodontics encouraged Jordan to go back to school for Dental Assisting, which she successfully graduated from in 2022. She has learned a lot from working with the team and is very thankful to be part of the Palermo 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.

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.

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.

Lisa

Dental Assistant

Lisa has 30+ years experience as a Level II, Certified Dental Assistant. She is happy she made the decision to switch from general dentistry to Orthodontics about 15 years ago. When not working with our team creating beautiful smiles, you will find her enjoying the outdoors or travelling with friends and family.

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 for almost 15 years, working in different practice settings, including general dentistry, periodontics and surgical. Originally from Hamilton, moved to Calgary Alberta for 13 years with her husband, where they raised 2 children. Now living back in Hamilton near family, they enjoy biking, hiking, skiing and travelling, anywhere outdoors!

Jane

Hygienist

Jane Graduated Dental hygiene in 1994, worked in general practice for 2 years before joining an orthodontic practice in 1996 in northern Ontario where she was born and raised. Jane loves Ortho and would never want to do anything else so when she moved to Southern Ontario in 2002, she searched high and low for an orthodontic practice that was hiring. She thanks her lucky stars that she found Dr. Rahimi and joined his fabulous team and hopes to continue for many years to come. Outside of work Jane enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 adult sons, and her golden retriever!

Juliana

Hygienist

Juliana is a Registered Dental Hygienist boasting 30 years of experience, 21 of which have been dedicated to Orthodontics. For 14 years, she has worked alongside Dr. Rahimi to deliver the highest quality of orthodontic care. In her spare time, Juliana is often found driving her two teenage daughters to Ballet or Artistic Swimming classes, activities that occupy many of their weekly schedules. An avid traveler, her most cherished trip involved walking over 310 km across Spain on the Camino de Santiago, a journey undertaken to celebrate a milestone birthday with her husband and eldest daughter.

 
 
 
 

Paola

Dental Assistant

 Paola is a Certified Dental Assistant Level II, is H.A.R.P Certified, part of ODAA and holds a N.D.A.E.B Certificate. She has 17 years of experience in the dental field all which were in orthodontics. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, hiking, fishing and spending time with her family and friends.