The You First Team

Meet the Airdrie dental team focused on putting you first

Our Frontline

(click on their profile pictures to learn more about each of our amazing team members)

Judy

Judy - Dental Administrator / Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator - Airdrie

Judy

Dental Administrator / Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator

What is your favourite thing about working at You First Dental?

“I like that even our name reflects that our patients come first! Our new location is bright and cheery and I do not have to drive too far to get here.”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

“I try to live by the rule ‘Treat others as you would like to be treated’. This way, you will always be in a positive frame of mind.”

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

“I was once mistaken for the sister of a tequila factory owner”

“I have been to the river Nile”

“I once worked on a blood team at a hospital in New Brunswick”

“My husband and I have biked through the Rocky Mountains via motorcycle”

“I kissed a Sphinx in Egypt”

Dental Administrator / Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator

Marla

Marla - Dental Administrator / Financial Coordinator - Airdrie

Marla

Dental Administrator / Financial Coordinator

What is your favourite thing about working at You First Dental?

“I enjoy talking to our patients learning about them and their families.”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

“If you cannot see the greatness in yourself how do you expect others to see it?”

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

“I love rollercoasters”

“I collect rocks”

“I donate blood”

“My favourite Disney movie is ‘Beauty and the Beast'”

“I love sweet Georgia Browns from Purdy’s”

Dental Administrator / Financial Coordinator

Kayla

Kayla - Dental Administrator / Treatment Coordinator - Airdrie

Kayla

Dental Administrator / Treatment Coordinator

What is your favourite thing about working at You First Dental?

“Everything….from working with Dr. Buchanan over the years to Juli being my teacher back in school to working with all the staff and can’t say enough about our awesome patients.”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

“You are stronger than you seem, braver than you believe and smarter than you think you are.”

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

I’m hilarious”

I love the Spice Girls”

I’m a sucker for reality TV”

Adventure seeker”

I could eat sushi everyday!”

Dental Administrator / Treatment Coordinator

Juli

Juli - Practice Manager - Airdrie

Juli

Practice Manager

What is your favourite thing about working at You First Dental?

That I get to work with such an amazing group of ladies…and Oleg.”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

I’m a dancing queen”

Full of quirks but I own them all”

I’m pretty goofy, like to laugh”

I’m a straight shooter”

I know the words to almost every 80’s song and I’m not afraid to sing it!”

Practice Manager

Dental Assistants

(click on their profile pictures to learn more about each of our amazing team members)

Ashley

Ashley - Registered Dental Assistant - Airdrie

Ashley

Registered Dental Assistant

What is your favourite thing about working at You First Dental?

I like working at You First Dental in Airdrie because it’s so nice to meet all the long term patients who have been coming to see Dr. Buchanan for many years.”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

Nobody can bring peace but yourself.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

I have two little dogs – Chiko & Dolce”

I love to go camping and 4x4ing”

My favourite thing to do is watch movies”

I love rainy days”

I would like to visit Cambodia one day”

Registered Dental Assistant

Noemi

Noemi - Registered Dental Assistant - Airdrie

Noemi

Registered Dental Assistant

What is your favourite thing about working at You First Dental?

Being able to work in a happy environment close to home. I love working with Dr. Buchanan.”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

“Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.”

4 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

I am Filipino”

I have three kids”

I go to the gym & yoga”

I am a very simple person with very simple likes”

Registered Dental Assistant

Jenn

Jenn - Registered Dental Assistant - Airdrie

Jenn

Registered Dental Assistant

What is your favourite thing about working at You First Dental?

I appreciate the opportunity to work within a great group of people, and love that I get to put my certification in Orthodontics to use!”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

Tomorrow is another day.” and “Things happen for a reason.”

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

I love chocolate”

I enjoy painting, photography​ and attending church on the weekends”

I would like to learn how to grow vegetables properly”

I have 2 young children who I love with all my heart”

My whole family is Italian. My aunt owns the ‘Scarpone’ eatery in Calgary.”

Registered Dental Assistant

From the moment you walk in you instantly feel comfortable. The staff at the front are very friendly and helpful. Dr Buchanan and her staff are very professional and informative.
Not to mention the office decor is absolutely beautiful!
I would highly recommend You First Dental!

- Tracey (via Facebook)

You First Dental is a wonderful office filled with happy, friendly people who put you first! We enjoyed some delicious coffee while we waited for our daughter all while our son really enjoyed playing with the toys. I love this place!

- Angela (via Facebook)

Best family service in town. Excellent support for the kids - surprisingly they like going to the dentist! Friendly smiles and laughter are always on display and heard throughout the office.

- CL (via Facebook)

Dental Hygienists

(click on their profile pictures to learn more about each of our amazing team members)

Meghan

Meghan - Registered Dental Hygienist - Airdrie

Meghan

Registered Dental Hygienist

What is your favourite thing about working at You First Dental?

The people I work with!”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

“Be the reason someone smiles today.”

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

I have a dog”

I do crossfit”

I love the mountains / snowboarding”

I am pregnant with my first baby!”

I love hanging out with my hubby​”

Registered Dental Hygienist

Barb

Barb - Registered Dental Hygienist - Airdrie

Barb

Registered Dental Hygienist

What is your favourite thing about working at You First Dental?

What I enjoy about You First Dental is the relaxed atmosphere and quality care we deliver.”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

Be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Ghandi

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

“My favourite band is Air Supply”

My favorite animals are pigs”

I like to unwind with a nice glass of red wine”

I genuinely LOVE cleaning teeth!”

I am on Oral Myofacial Therapist (ask me and I can help!)”

Registered Dental Hygienist

Shanna

Shanna - Registered Dental Hygienist - Airdrie

Shanna

Registered Dental Hygienist

What is your favourite thing about working at You First Dental?

I work with great people.”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.” – Audrey Hepburn

4 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

I have lived in Airdrie my entire life”

I have 2 daughters”

I love to hike”

I have a dog – She’s a Golden Doodle”

Registered Dental Hygienist

Patty

Patty - Registered Dental Hygienist - Airdrie

Patty

Registered Dental Hygienist

What is your favourite thing about working at You First Dental?

My favorite thing about working at you first dental is my co-workers. We all work as a team to put our patients first.”

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

Originally from Maryland”

Have 4 brothers and 3 sisters”

Lived in Canada for 13 years”

Love football”

Like to travel”

Registered Dental Hygienist

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