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Meet Our Team

Claudia Marrugo

Empress Dentistry

Registered Dental Hygienist

Claudia started working as a hygienist with Empress Dentistry in 2006. Claudia not only has a friendly personality, but is also very attentive to her patients needs. Patients appreciate her genuine enthusiasm for the hygiene profession. Prior to working with us, Claudia had studied dentistry in Colombia, where she practiced as a general dentist in Cartagena for 9 years. She subsequently moved to Toronto with her family, and enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program at George Brown College.

The dental profession has always been a real passion for Claudia and she strives to give the best possible oral hygiene service to her patients. Claudia’s many interests include music, dancing spending time with her family. She is also engaged in her community and participates in several cultural events each year.


Adriana Ballesteros

Empress Dentistry

Registered Dental Hygienist

Adriana was born in Bogotá, Colombia and was interested from an early age in pursuing a career in the dental profession. She attended the Colegio Odontologico Colombiano where she obtained her dental license in 1991. She practiced general dentistry for several years in Colombia, before emigrated to Canada in early the mid-90’s. In 2005, Adriana graduated from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She quickly joined Empress Dentistry following her graduation, and has been practicing with our team since.

Adriana’s lively personality and her strong desire to interact with her patients to promote oral health has made her well-liked hygienist. Adriana loves spending time with her family, and socializing with her friends.


Annett Irreno

Empress Dentistry

Restorative hygienist

Annett Irreno is a restorative hygienist who was born in Bogota, Colombia. It is at the University San Martin, Colombia, that Annett studied dentistry. After obtaining her DDS degree in 1993, she practiced dentistry in Colombia. Due to the many conflicts happening in Colombia in the 1990’s, Annett immigrated to Canada. Toronto’s diverse population reflects its current and historical role as an important destination for immigrants to Canada appealed to her. To settle down in Toronto, Annett studied Hygiene at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and got her degree in 2007. Given her passion for dentistry, she went on to take the Restorative Dental Hygienist program at George Brown College and graduated in 2014. As a restorative hygienist, she works closely with the dentists to perform advanced restorative procedures such as applying bonding systems and placing composite and amalgam restoration (fillings). She continues to learn new techniques and systems and has recently completed a Responsible Periodontics course.

Annett loves the positive impact and aesthetic benefits that dental treatments offer patients, often times boosting their self-confidence. She pays special attention to her patients’ needs and enjoys discussing personalized treatments. During her spare time, Annett loves making crafts with her children, enjoys painting and playing guitar.


Anita

Empress Dentistry

Treatment Coordinator

Anita was the first person to join Empress Dentistry in 2004. She has been the office manager and treatment coordinator ever since. Anita’s friendliness, energy, contagious laugh, and professionalism leaves a positive impression with every patient. Anita came to Toronto for post-secondary education and graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce. Given her strong interest with the dental field, she also completed her Dental Assistant course at the Canadian Business College.

Anita always goes the extra mile in helping patients understand their treatment plan and insurance coverage. She has been instrumental in helping Empress Dentistry grow to the dental practice it is today. Anita can help patients in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese.

HOURS

Monday
9 am - 7 pm

Tuesday
9 am - 7 pm

Wednesday
9 am - 7 pm

Thursday
9 am - 7 pm

Friday
9 am - 7 pm

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(416) 224 1404
5095 Yonge St., 2nd floor, Unit B4, Toronto,
ON M2N 6Z4