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

Mandi

Mandi - Dental Administrator / Treatment - Airdrie

Mandi

Dental Administrator / Treatment Coordinator

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

“I really enjoy getting to know patients while checking them in and out.
I also love seeing people get help for any problems they have: it’s a
wonderful thing to see people come out of their appointments with smiles
on their faces and tell me it was a great experience, especially when
they were very nervous going into it.”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

“You either get bitter or you get better. You either take what has been
dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it
to tear you down. The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to you.”
– Josh Shipp

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

“I love dogs and have have 2 whippets”

“In nature is my favourite place to be. I worked for years at a camp,
teaching outdoor education courses including outdoor survival, ice
fishing, snow shoeing, etc… and led canoe trips in the middle of
nowhere in northwestern Ontario with over 16 kids for 10 days at a time”

“I am also a photographer and take all the photos for the dental office”

“I have 3 boys that keep me on my toes, and was a stay-at-home mom for
11 years!”

“My family moved a lot when I was growing up, and I went to 3 different
high schools in 3 different provinces – I think because of this, change
doesn’t bother me”

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 Stuart.”

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)

Veronica

Veronica - Registered Dental Assistant - Airdrie

Veronica

Registered Dental Assistant

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

I love working at You First Dental because the people at the clinic truly care about others.”

What is your favourite quote/words to live by?

If you see the best in people you will never be disappointed” 

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me:

I live in the country

I’m married with no kids

I really enjoy doing renovations

I love watching TV

I love dogs

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

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