Dr. Amy Saray – BSc, DDS
Dr. Amy Saray is a graduate of Western University where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. She previously studied at McGill University in Montreal obtaining her undergraduate degree in Anatomy and Cell Biology. Amy was born in Ottawa and raised in the Toronto area; she is fluently bilingual in English and French.
Dr. Saray is dedicated to promoting optimal oral health through patient education and commitment to her profession. She completed an externship at the Weeneebayko General Hospital in Moosonee, Ontario where she treated the acute dental needs of children and adults. It was here that she honed her skills in dental emergencies, tooth trauma and extensive restorative case management. Amy is committed to research and continuing education in the ever evolving field of dentistry. This has provided her with the ability to administer sedation with nitrous oxide and the most current dental treatments using modern technology.
Dr. Saray has a warm and caring personality; her desire is to put all her patients at ease and eliminate dental anxieties. Outside of the dental office Amy is a true sports enthusiast, she played competitive hockey at the provincial level and loves to cycle and practice yoga.
Dr. Inderpreet Brar – BDS
Dr. Brar is one of the new associate dentists at Merivale Dental Centre. She has over 14 years of experience and had practiced for several years in India before moving to Ottawa. She strongly believes in continuing education to keep her skills as current as possible to comply with the latest advancements in dentistry. She also believes in strong communication and always strives to understand her patients’ needs and concerns. Her utmost priority is to provide personalized and gentle care that you and your family deserve. Her services include restorative and cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, and fixed & removable prosthesis. Her hobbies include cooking, yoga and being a “soccer mom” in summers and a “skating mom” in winters to her 12 year old son.
DARLENE – Administrator
Darlene is Merivale Dental Centre’s friendly and helpful business administrator. Whether it is to arrange an appointment, answer a question or provide assistance with your insurance coverage, Darlene is here to help you. She has extensive knowledge of the dental world with a background in Dental Assisting and Dental Office Administration. Working in the dental field has given her the chance to meet some wonderful people and she loves it when patients leave with a smile! Darlene enjoys reading, camping, travelling, and spending time with her family.
SARAH – Dental Hygienist
Sarah graduated from the Advanced Dental Hygiene program at Algonquin College with honours. She moved to Ottawa from the small town of Cobourg, Ontario to pursue her dental hygiene career in the city she loves the most! Sarah is passionate about dental hygiene and strives to provide thorough and comprehensive care for each and every individual that comes through the doors of Merivale Dental Centre. In her free time, Sarah enjoys yoga, running, paddle sports and hiking in the great outdoors.
TSEGA – Dental Assistant
Tsega is our Certified Level II Assistant. She graduated from Algonquin College in 2002 and has since worked in specialist and general dental offices in Ottawa. She is very passionate about offering exceptional services to patients and is always ready to offer her smiles, encouragement and advice. In her spare time, Tsega enjoys walking, baking and a great wine.