Meet The Staff

Cheryl Christmas – Clinic Manager

Cheryl comes to us via Cape Breton, with a few stops along the way. She has been with The Lakes since the doors opened in 2008 in the role of Manager and our “go to” person. Cheryl is a jack of all trades within our clinic, lending a hand wherever it is needed. When she is not here in the clinic Cheryl and her husband, Shane, can often be found at the local rink or rugby pitch. They are the proud parents of a son, Hunter and a daughter, Sage, and one special furbaby, who keep them busy and active.

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Judith – Office Administrative Assistant

Judith is our resident “Valley Girl”, born and raised in the Annapolis Valley. With 30+ years experience in Dental Assisting and Administration, she brings a wealth of knowledge of dental procedures and insurance coverage. Judith and her husband, Mark, who live in Lower Sackville, have three grown children and three beautiful grandchildren. When she is not busy as the first friendly face you will meet at The Lakes, Judith enjoys Zumba classes and cruising the islands of Mahone Bay. Please contact Judith to book an appointment or if you have any question regarding your surgery or insurance coverage.

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Jessica  – RDA- DAANCE Trained Surgical and Sedation Assistant 

Jessica has been with us since 2017. Her chairside manner is just part of her wonderful charm. She is very compassionate and understand with patients and staff. Jessica has her BLS – Health Care training.  She enjoys spending her down time with her fiance, Geoff, traveling and exploring new places. Jess is a gem and we are so proud to have her on our team.

Mia- RN- Sedation Assistant

Mia is our in house Registered Nurse, she has been in the nursing field 20 plus years. She is well versed in the sedation process. Mia is trained in ACLS as well as BLS – Health Care.  She has an amazing way with patients, she is able to even make the most nervous of nervous patients feel relaxed (it must be her Cape Breton roots.) When not with us in clinic, Mia enjoys her time with her 2 daughters and her furbabies. 

Lauren Pitman – RDA 

Lauren hails from a Military background, her roots vary from Greenwood to Eastern Passage. Lauren has been with The Lakes since the doors opened the first day, in 2008. She is very knowledgeable  in Oral Surgery. Lauren offers a great deal to our practice, she is has a wealth of experience, is understand and compassionate with patients. We are very lucky to have her as part of our team.  When not at work Lauren can be found spending time with her husband Matthew and their two boys, Nicholas and Thomas.