Our Team of Dedicated Dentists

Dr. Alexander Pilipenko

dentist

Dr. Alexander Pilipenko graduated from Western University in London, Ontario with distinction. For a high level of academic achievements, leadership, interpersonal and clnical skills he recieved Dr. Glen Walker Award. Dr. Pilipenko continues his dental education by taking part in conferences in North America and Europe. He had special training for implants in Bern, Switzerland. He is an active member of Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association, Ottawa Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. 

Dr. Pilipenko enjoys spending time outside with his family. He loves active sports like skating, skiing, camping and fishing. He is fluent in English, Russian and Ukrainian. 

Dr. Elena Pilipenko

dentist

Dr. Elena Pilipenko graduated from dental school at the University of Toronto with distinction, she was practicing as general dentist in Ottawa and surrounding suburbs. In 2019 Dr. Elena Pilipenko joined the dental team at Manotick Main Dental . She continues her dental education by taking part in conferences in North America and Europe. She is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association and Ottawa Dental Society. Elena enjoys spending time outside with her husband and two children. She loves active sports like skating, skiing, swimming, and camping. She is fluent in English, Russian, and understands Ukrainian. Dr. Elena Pilipenko is currently accepting new patients as well as referrals from existing patients.

Dr. Raelene Downes

dentist

Dr. Downes graduated from dentistry from the University of Manitoba in 2004. After graduating and acquiring her license, she worked in San Antonio Texas, Barrie On, and Bradford On. She moved to Ottawa in 2009 and has been working at Manotick Main Dental since then. Dr. Downes prides herself in her ability to keep her patients informed and comfortable. she enjoys patients of all ages but has a special love of working with children. 

Our Team of Dedicated Dental Administrators

Karen

Operating Manager

Karen is Operating Manager at Manotick Main Dental. She is a graduate from Career Canada College in Dental Assisting and has worked in the dental field for over 33 years. She possesses an array of experience in all areas of dentistry. Karen’s focus is in the details of client care and services, ensuring each and every visit is an informative and caring one. With a warm and friendly demeanor, you can always depend on her wealth of knowledge to help assist you with all your dental health needs, questions or concerns. 

Maisoon

dental administrator

Maisoon has been part of the dental field for the past 12 years. Starting off as a Level 2 Dental Assistant and moving on to administration. She brings vast knowledge experience and skill sets to her profession and is always eager to learn more. On her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Maisoon is always happy to help you with any of your dental concerns or questions.

Our Team of Dedicated Dental Hygienists

Gina

Dental Hygienist, RDH

A graduate of the Algonquin College Dental Hygiene Program, Gina has been a part of our Manotick Main Dental team for over 34 years. Gina always tries her very hardest to provide the best care possible to her patients. She believes it is not about teeth,it is about the people.

Shelley

Dental Hygienist, RDH

Shelley has been a part of our Manotick Main Dental team for over 30 years. She has a passion for oral and overall health, with a personal interest in prevention of disease through the study of holistic dental health. Shelley prides herself in being gentle, yet thorough. She is registered with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario.

Nancy

Dental Hygienist, RDH

A graduate of the Algonquin Dental Hygiene program, Nancy has worked in the dental field for 35 years, 28 of them as a dental hygienist. It has always been Nancy’s goal to provide the best care for her patients, while making them feel as comfortable as possible.

Joanne Belanger

Dental Hygienist, RDH

Joanne has been a dental Hygienist for  35 years! She strives to provide the best dental hygiene treatment by optimizing her patient’s dental health. Joanne believes in providing individualized personal dental caredepending on her patients needs.  Come and see Joanne and she will be happy to take good care of you!!!

Our Team of Dedicated Dental Assistants

Riina

Dental Assistant Level II

Riina completed the Dental Assistant Level II program in March 2019 with numerous awards. Riina was born and raised in Estonia where she worked as a Registered Nurse. Riina has over 15 years of medical experience in several fields. Riina is friendly, highly organized and a passionate professional. I speak English, Estonian and Russian. She enjoys spending time with her daughters. Travelling is what she loves to do most in her down time. Badminton keeps her active. She likes helping people and feels fortunate to work at Manotick Main Dental providing the best care to our patient.

Stephanie

Dental Assistant Level I

Stephanie graduated from the Algonquin College Dental Assisting program in 2019. She am looking forward to her career in the dental field. Stephanie loves working with people of all ages and always does her very best to make sure all patients are comfortable. When she is not in the dental office,  Stephanie enjoys spending time with family and going on adventures with her dog.

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