Dr. Shari Borsuk
Originally from Montreal, Dr. Borsuk completed both her undergraduate and dental degrees at McGill University before practicing as a general dentist in Ottawa. After finding her passion in orthodontics, Dr. Borsuk pursued a graduate degree in the orthodontic program at the University of Pennsylvania. She loves working in a friendly and professional environment, and has surrounded herself with an enthusiastic team that feels the same! When not developing awesome smiles, Dr. Borsuk can often be seen shuttling her young daughters around the neighborhood schools and activities. Be sure to say hi!
Janet -Treatment Coordinator
Janet is the smiling face you will first meet when coming to our practice. Janet works directly with Dr. Borsuk to guide patients through the inital examination and consultation regarding your treatment, answering any questions and concerns you may have. With more than 30 years of orthodontic experience in this office, Janet brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. She enjoys the opportunity to meet new patients and their families. Janet feels blessed to know we make lives better every day, one fantastic smile at a time! Outside of the office, you can find Janet spending time with her husband, children and dog, Sally.
Sarena - Office Administrator
Sarena is the friendly face waiting to greet you upon your arrival at the office. She has been working at Ottawa West Orthodontics for over 5 years, but has been a part of the office for much longer than that...did you know that Sarena was once a patient at the office? Fun fact: Sarena is Janet's daughter! That's right, we have a mother-daughter duo at the office! As the administrator, her goal and main priority is to provide patients with exceptional customer service, accommodating their needs and busy schedules. When Sarena's not in the office, you may spot her out and about at local events and restaurants or spending time with her puppy, Marley!
Maggie - Dental Hygienist
In 2014 we were very fortunate to have Maggie join our team as a hygienist. Prior to this, Maggie lived in St. Catherine's, Ontario where she worked in the dental field for over 8 years. Maggie has had a direct hand in helping to create beautiful smiles since joining our awesome team! Her favourite part of her job is ensuring that patients feel comfortable, and is always trying to make people laugh. When Maggie is not in the office, you can find her out and about with her dog, Ari or playing softball.
Melodie - Dental Hygienist
Melodie has been a hygienist at Ottawa West Orthodontics since its opening in August 2013, and was a part of this practice working with Dr. Borovay since 2005. Melodie is bilingual, full of positive energy and loves to make people feel at ease during their appointments. She enjoys getting to meet new people and watching their smiles transform. When Mel is not in the office, you can find her with her husband and son enjoying the outdoors and travelling.
Sandy - Dental Assistant
Sandy has been a team member at Ottawa West Orthodontics since the beginning. As a Certified Level II Dental Assistant, Sandy is responsible for running the clinic and making sure that everything runs smoothly. She has a very energetic, positive and truly uplifting personality! She was raised in Shawville, QC and enjoys spending time with her 2 year old son, Mason, her husband, Chris and her dog Gracie. She loves spending time with family and friends, and looks forward to meeting you at your next appointment.
Trudi - Financial Coordinator
Trudi has been a team member at Ottawa West Orthodontics since the practice began. Trudi's role is to help families manage the financial aspects of orthodontic treatment. This includes working with the patients and parents to help make their financial investment in orthodontics as carefree and easy as possible. When Trudi is not in the office, you can spot her at Sens or Redblacks games cheering her teams on!