Dr. Shervin Rowshani
DENTIST, HBSc, DDS, MBA Candidate
Dr. Shervin moved to Toronto in 2001 where he attended school and majored in pathology and microbiology. After graduating from the University Of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry – where he was actively involved in student politics being a representative for the ODA and CDA – he began practicing dentistry in London, Exeter and the Kincardine area where he became quite involved in dentistry and the communities he lived in. During this time he developed a passion for all aspects of dentistry including paediatrics, anxiety reducing sedation techniques and surgery. His gentle and communicative approach is refreshing and welcoming to his patients. Dr. Shervin moved to Muskoka in 2013 after purchasing Dairy Lane Dental, his first dental practice! He is dedicated to furthering his education in dentistry and providing gentle dental care using newer more advanced techniques of dentistry.
Dr. Chynna Rae McLean
Originally from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Dr. Chynna Rae McLean obtained her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Prince Edward Island in 2006, and went on to receive her DDS at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry in 2010. She graduated with honours and received the Davis Orthodontics Award showing promise in orthodontics. Upon graduating, Dr. McLean practiced in the Niagara region before returning to NS where she called Halifax home for five years. She practiced all aspects of dentistry before returning to Ontario in early 2017. Along with her husband and young daughter, she is now happy to call Muskoka home. Dr. McLean is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association and Ontario Dental Association, attends continuing education courses to be able to offer her patients the most current care, and believes that every patient is unique and their needs should be treated individually with care and compassion.
RESTORATIVE DENTAL HYGIENIST
After graduating a Bachelors of Science in dental hygiene in 2009, Ryan completed the Restorative Postgraduate Program with a specialization in orthodontics at George Brown in 2013. Ryan’s interest to pursue a career that specializes in restorative originates from the excitement he finds in being a part of the change in an individual’s smile. He enjoys being a part of their transformative journey to acquiring the smile that they have always wanted. Ryan has been part of Dairy Lane Dental since 2017. On his free time, Ryan enjoys traveling, snowboarding, and playing softball.
LEVEL II DENTAL ASSISTANT
Kristel graduated from Georgian College in 2003 as a certified level II dental assistant. She joined our team in 2013 and has proven herself to be an important asset to the team. You will see Kristel multitasking in all aspects of the office, but spends the majority of her time chair side with our dentist. She takes pride in helping our patients understand the treatment recommended, is always available to answer any questions, and calmly supports them throughout the appointment. When Kristel is not working she’s enjoying time with her family, friend and a variety of outdoor activities.
LEVEL II DENTAL ASSISTANT
Tanya joined the team in 2017, she has over 15 years experience as a level II dental assistant. Graduating from Georgian College she first became interested in dental through her family dentist as a teenager. She loves the ever changing role an assistant has as part of the team.
A Muskoka native, she loves spending time with her husband Steve, boys Tyson and Carter, and puggles Athena and Leonidas. Avid sports enthusiasts (they can always be found at some hockey rink), she enjoys all Muskoka has to offer from skiing to rowing.
LEVEL II DENTAL ASSISTANT
Deirdre is a level two dental assistant who graduated from Georgain college in 2015. She is a proud mother of a 10 year old daughter. In her spare time she enjoys spending time in the outdoors enjoying what Muskoka has to offer. Deirdre loves being able to provide compassionate dental care for her patients.
Terri joined the practice in 2014 and has been a practicing Dental Hygienist for 6 years. Terri graduated with honours from the Dental Hygiene program at Georgian College in 2010 and keeps up with her education by attending dental courses which help to ensure she is current with her practice. She is also an active member of CDHA, ODHA and CDHO. Terri ensures she is a gentle, yet thorough Dental Hygienist and puts her clients needs first. She believes education to be a big part of a clients visit to South Muskoka Dental Group to ensure they are walking out with a total understanding of their oral condition. Originally from Toronto, Terri has called Muskoka her home for the past 3 years. In her spare time, she generally is busy with hiking, snowshoeing, fishing, camping, and keeping up with her dog Gordie.
Michelle has close to 16 years experience in the dental field. Prior to completing her dental hygiene training she also completed her dental assisting certification and bachelors degree. Michelle has certifications in orthodontics , laser therapy and is a certified implant auxiliary with the American Dental Implant Association. When not working in dentistry, Michelle enjoys spending time with her two children or riding her road bike.
Dawn has been in the dental field for over 35 years and brings with her a great wealth of knowledge and experience. Dawn is a member of the Dental Hygiene Education of Canada. When she is not in our office providing dental care she can be found most days instructing at Georgian College in the Dental Department. Dawn has been with us since 2006. Her maturity and experience makes her a natural leader in our office.
Karissa graduated from the dental hygiene program at Algonquin College in 2017. She has always been optimistic about reaching her goals, and an avid team player. From a young age, she wanted to make a career for herself in a dental office. During her summers through college, she worked at her aunt’s dental office. Karissa believes that patient education is the key to achieving and maintaining optimal oral health. On her spare time, she enjoys exploring the beautiful area of Muskoka, in which she was born and raised.
Kim has been with South Muskoka Dental Group since 2010. She offers more than 25 years experience in the dental field and is available to answer any questions you may have. Her goal is to ensure the office runs smoothly and that every patient has a pleasant experience. Kim is married and a mom to a beautiful little girl, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and friends.