Natalee , RDA
Natalee has been a dental assistant since 2009, she is an Ontario graduate and moved to Edmonton in 2011! Natalee joined the Dederich Dental Team March 2018, she has a strong interest in specialized dentistry which makes her a perfect fit in our periodontal private practice. Natalee's interests include reading, exercising, cooking healthy food and traveling. Her favourite part about working at Dederich Dental is socializing with patients and helping provide a calm atmosphere; "It's the small things like offering a waiting patient a cup of coffee or tea, or giving a cold patient a blanket, this is what makes me go home happy, knowing I made someone's day a little better. I also really enjoy being in an environment where I am constantly learning. My knowledge about perio is so much more in depth since working with Dr.Dederich and I love assisting the complex cases. -Natalee
In 2019, Natalee was promoted to fill the role of the office's Treatment Coordinator!
Teresa , RDA
Registered Dental Assistant
Teresa has been working in dentistry for over 30 years, she graduated the dental assisting program at NAIT in 1990! Teresa has been working in the periodontal world for many years and has a strong interest in specialized dentistry; as well as going the extra mile to ensure patients that are undergoing complex procedures feel relaxed as possible. In her free time, Teresa enjoys spending time with her family and their family pets.
"I have worked in periodontal offices for many years and I am learning something new almost every day from Dr.Dederich. What the recent technology has to offer regarding fully guided implant surgery is quite interesting. I really appreciate how much effort this office spends on educating patients and how Dr.Dederich explains the nuances of the complex cases" -Teresa
Ginette , RDH
Ginette has been practicing as a registered dental hygienist since July 1997! She has been with the Dederich Dental Team since the beginning, August 2009. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, going to yoga classes, baking, gardening, and doing outdoor activities with her son and husband. Ginette has a few favourite things about working at Dederich Dental, she likes how friendly and helpful her coworkers are and she enjoys working on advanced periodontal cases. "It's a very positive work environment and the patients are awesome to work with, they are really committed to their oral health. I've gained valuable clinical knowledge from Dr.Dederich's training and mentorship, also valuable experience from working on hundreds of advanced periodontal cases. My clinical confidence level has greatly improved since working at Dederich Dental"-Ginette
Tammy , RDH
Tammy has been practicing as a dental hygienist since 2011! She obtained her hygiene degree from the University of Alberta with the Hygiene Specialization in Periodontology. Tammy’s favourite thing about working in the dental field is being a part of the change and improvement we see in our patients' oral health. In Tammy’s free time she enjoys traveling, baking, doing yoga, spending time with her friends and family!
"I love working in a positive environment where we are constantly learning and being challenged. I am surrounded by people who are genuinely passionate about their jobs and we share our knowledge to help each other grow. I love learning about the most recent techniques or research from Dr.Dederich"-Tammy
Melissa , RDH
Melissa graduated from the University of Alberta as a dental hygienist in 2015 and in 2016 she obtained her Hygiene Degree with the Specialization in Periodontology. In her private practice experience, she has served a diverse community with complicated dental requirements and a large portion of her patients had perio based needs. Melissa is very comfortable giving local anesthetic and has extensive experience administering it. In Melissa's free time, she enjoys going to the mountains and spending time with friends and family!
Bayley is a university science student and is working at Dederich Dental on a part time basis as a receptionist. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends and playing competitive basketball. Her favourite thing about working at Dederich Dental is learning about dentistry and patient centered care in the dental field since she is considering going back to school for dental hygiene.
Maddison , BCom
Maddison obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree from MacEwan University, majoring in Management with an undeclared minor in Marketing. In her spare time she plays competitive co-ed basketball, spends time with her dog, and loves to cook. Maddison reads and takes educational courses to expand and diversify her knowledge in the field of practice management, labour law, and business consulting within the scope of dentistry. Maddison remotely works for this office as she has a dental consulting company based in the United States.