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Office Staff


Admin Manager

Meet our admin manager, Mariia! Mariia joined the LOC family in the summer of 2021, and has committed herself to creating a harmonious and caring environment in the clinic. In 2013, Mariia moved to Canada from her home country Ukraine to pursue her education in hospitality. Now, Mariia takes great joy in using her skills here Leaside Orthodontic Centre, making every patient and staff member prioritized everyday. 


When Mariia is not in the office, she enjoys exploring her talents in cooking, trying out new recipes and flavor profiles from around the world. Mariia always makes time for sharing good food, drinks and new experiences with friends and loved ones.


Patient Coordinator

Evelyn joined Leaside Orthodontic Centre in the fall of 2021 after recently graduating from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Evelyn is an essential member of our team. She is committed to working with every patient and patient families to best accommodate their needs regarding their appointments. She responsible for a multitude of administrative duties that keep our clinic functioning at the highest efficiency. Evelyn has a warm and kind presence in clinic that everyone adores. 


On her days off, Evelyn enjoys kicking back and playing various video games with her friends. In addition, she has taken a recent interest in traveling during her vacation time, appreciating and understanding different landscapes and cultures. 


Treatment Coordinator

From her first step into Leaside Orthodontic Centre, Kseniia knew she would love working with Dr. Arat and the rest of the team toward their shared mission of beautiful smiles and happy patients. A key member of the team, she creates a friendly and positive environment in the office. In her role as the Treatment and Schedule Coordinator, Kseniia works closely with Dr. Arat during the consultation process and is always there to assist with the next steps of your orthodontic treatment and financial planning.

Kseniia has travelled the world and lived in France, Switzerland and the U.S.A. before settling down in Canada. She studied at Niagara College (Niagara Falls) for two years before moving to Toronto. She speaks four languages and is eager to learn even more, lives an active lifestyle and loves travelling and exploring new horizons and cultures.

Clinic Staff



Registered Dental Hygienist

Meet our wonderful Hygienist, Andrea.

Andrea is a highly skilled and experienced provider who shares her true passion for dentistry. Uncovering the marvel of orthodontics during her own childhood treatment, Andrea’s passions have since lied in improving and creating beautiful smiles.  After becoming a certified Dentist in her home country, Colombia, she moved to Toronto and has been practicing as a dental Hygienist since 2002. Andrea joined Leaside Orthodontic Centre in the Winter of 2020 — she instantly became an integral member of our family. Andrea uses her extensive experience and knowledge in the field to help people achieve beautiful results in their treatment everyday.

When Andrea is not in clinic, she enjoys spending quality time with her family. Together, they share a great passion for travelling, embarking on various family trips across the world and to their home country.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Sarvin is a registered dental hygienist at Leaside Orthodontic Centre. Having strong passion for dentistry, she decided to study dental Hygiene at Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene College. After years of experience in dentistry make her a gentle but efficient hygienist who is detail-oriented and very passionate about her work. In her free time, she spends her time with her family.

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Dental Assistant, CDA (Ortho) Level II

My name is Jackie and I am a Level 2 assistant with Expanded Functions certification. I have been an assistant for about 20 years now and my main experience has been in Orthodontics. I am the proud mom of 3 adult children, who are all amazing artists. In my spare time, I enjoy fishing, skiing, fitness, and weight training. I have competed in approximately 5 fitness competitions. I used to own a martial arts studio and hold a 2nd-degree black belt. I love working with Dr. Arat and the team. Everyone here is so positive and fun and really cares about the patients.


Dental Assistant, CDA (Ortho) Level II



Dental Assistant

Narod has been a part of the Leaside Orthodontic Centre family since 2020. After becoming a certified Dentist in her home town, Istanbul, Narod moved to Toronto to start a new chapter! Now, Narod works as a warm and skillful Dental Assistant, who is equally dedicated to her craft and the patient experience. Narod strongly believes in the importance of involving patients in their own care in a way that is accessible, friendly and educational.


When Narod is not working, she explores her passions for acting and performance. Narod is recharged by nature and enjoys going on scenic walks. She also has a passion for capturing her experiences and loved ones through photography.


Dental Assistant

Having freshly graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science, Elise joined the Leaside Orthodontic Centre family as a Dental Assistant in 2021. She instantly felt at home due to the friendly staff and patient community. Elise has a deeply-rooted passion for dentistry and prioritizes making connections with patients during their appointments. Furthermore, she is dedicated to creating and maintaining a clean, organized and safe clinic environment for her co-workers and patients enjoy. 


When Elise is not working, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family and wiener dog, Peanut. Elise committed to always learning new things, trying new foods and exploring new places.


Dental Assistant

Apameh has recently graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science in Honours Life Sciences. She is the latest addition to the Leaside Orthodontic Centre family.
Growing up, she always had a strong passion towards dentistry and teeth. Now Apameh has brought her passion into the practice. She is committed to making patients feel comfortable, to encourage them to prioritize their dental health and develop good habits.

When Apameh is not working, she enjoys working out, painting and spending time with family and friends. Apameh loves skiing, learning new things and travelling.

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