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Meet Your Dental Hygienists

Whitney Vandervalk, Registered Dental Hygienist

I was raised in Lethbridge, Alberta before deciding to move to Calgary to attend Bow Valley College and receive my Dental Business Assistant Certificate. After managing a clinic for two years, I decided to move to Ottawa, Ontario to pursue my dream of becoming a dental hygienist. I graduated with honors in 2011 and received my Registered Dental Hygiene Diploma. With over 8 years in the dental field I am proud to open up my own dental hygiene clinic and provide back to my community and hometown of Lethbridge, Alberta.

Tamara Jensen, Registered Dental Hygienist

Tamara was born and raised in Southern Alberta. She attended dental hygiene school in Sheridan Wyoming and graduated with honours in 2004 with an associate degree in dental hygiene. In 2005 she received a bachelor of science degree in dental hygiene from The University of Wyoming. During her
schooling, she received advanced training and certification to administer local anesthetic. She later expanded her skills by being trained to provide soft tissue laser therapy.

As an independent dental hygienist, Tamara’s focus is always the patient. She loves building professional and personal relationships with her patients and working with them to achieve optimal oral health. She strives to treat each patient with quality care and provide a positive dental hygiene experience.

When Tamara’s not at work she loves spending time with her husband Andrew and their two beautiful
little boys. She also loves riding horses, camping, and being in the mountains.

Loraine McWilliam, Registered Dental Hygienist

Loraine graduated from the University of Alberta School of Dental Hygiene and has enjoyed many years of practice. She often tells her patients that Dental Hygiene was created just for her because it suits her so well. She has spent time in a private dental practice as well as servicing clients in community health settings. Continued care courses include administration of local anesthesia, laser treatment of gum tissues and tooth whitening, and orthodontic module.

As an independent practitioner she loves the connections made with clients on a personal level. Loraine is pleased to join the team at Lethbridge Dental Hygiene Clinic and looks forward to continuing to serve her clients as well as to meeting new ones.

In her spare time, Loraine can be found golfing in the summer and curling in the winter. Her two dogs, Lucy and Rose, keep her busy walking every day.