Our Team

Lori – Dental Hygienist

Lori grew up in Montreal where she attended John Abbott College and earned her dental hygiene degree. She has been an integral part of the Hazeldean Family Dental Centre since 2003. Lori’s pleasant and professional manner makes patients of all ages feel welcome. She enjoys helping them maintain and achieve optimal oral hygiene thereby contributing to the well being of their general health.

She lives in Kanata with her husband, three kids & two golden retrievers.

Randeep – Dental Hygienist

Randeep was born and raised in Ottawa. After graduating from high school, she attended the University of Ottawa and graduated with a BSc in Biology. She went on to continue her education at Algonquin College and pursued a diploma in Dental Hygiene, graduating in 2019. She joined the team at Hazeldean Family Dental Centre in September 2021 and is very excited to be its’ newest member. Randeep enjoys keeping current by taking regular CE courses in order to provide her patients with the most optimal care.

In her free time, you can find her outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.

Kerry – Dental Assistant

Kerry graduated with honours from Career Canada College in 1997 from the dental assisting program & has been working at the Hazeldean Family Dental Centre since 2004. She enjoys working alongside Dr. de Gouw, making sure their patients have the best dental experience possible.

In her spare time, Kerry enjoys going on outdoor adventures with her husband, son & their pooch Sadie.

Elsa – Dental Assistant

Elsa has been an integral part of the Hazeldean Family Dental Centre since 2018, helping the team with everything from sterilization, to inventory, to helping the office run smoothly. She has been gradually training as a Dental Assistant & has recently passed her HARP certification course which allows her to take the position of full time Dental Assistant. Elsa loves her job & enjoys taking CE courses to further her dental education, knowledge & skills.

When not assisting Dr. Simon, you will find her exploring nature & spending time on the water enjoying the great outdoors with her three kids.


Brigitte – Office Administrator

Brigitte began her dental career in Toronto as a level I dental assistant. She joined the team at the Hazeldean Family Dental Centre in 1998 as their first office administrator. She has enjoyed being an important part of a caring & professional team, getting to know the patients, as well as watching the practice grow over the years.

Brigitte has 3 grown sons, and in her spare time she enjoys gardening, yoga, & spending summer weekends at the lake with her two dogs & hubby.


Allie – Office Administrator

Allie graduated from the Dental Assisting program at CDI College in 2007. She has worked most of her dental career at the Hazeldean Family Dental Centre as an Office Administrator. She has a great love for the patients and has a genuine interest in getting to know each and every one of them.

When she is not at the office, you will find her at home in the Ottawa Valley, spending her free time outdoors with her daughter and husband & beloved animals.

Booking your Kanata dentist appointment has never been easier!

If you’re an existing patient looking to book your next appointment, call us at (613) 836-5969 or use the online form on the side to request an appointment!

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