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Suite 245, 393 Portage Ave Winnipeg, Manitoba
our Team
True North Dental Centre
We are a tight-knit team and work hard to support one another so that the patient gets the best possible service

…I like working with the team because they are really fun to make goals, bets and jokes with... we have a lot of fun doing our job and it's rewarding!

Megan Hartle

Office Manager

Our Dentists

Meet our three dentists! Scroll a little further for the rest of our team. 


After a poorly done root canal at another office, I was happy to find a dentist that could fix my ongoing concern with a price that was easy for me to afford on a very simple payment plan


I love how efficient the team at true north Dental is. I never have to wait and the staff are super friendly.


This dental office helped me with my teeth after a car accident. They communicated directly with Autopac and everything was very hassle-free.


Check out our contact page for some ways to reach us

The rest of Our Team

During your dental visit you will see some faces behind masks and protective glasses and you may wonder who we actually are….well here you go! Here are the faces behind the rest of the team of the true north Dental Centre and a short bio for each of us. 

Assistant & Administrator
Paige graduated in 2018 from Red River College with Dental Assisting level II & Ortho module with honors. She is a member of the Manitoba Dental Association.

Paige completed a practicum with true north Dental in 2018 and after that she joined the team as an RDA and Dental Administrator. We didn’t want to let her go!
Because Paige never liked visiting the dentist growing up but loves her work now, she knows a thing or two about making you feel more at ease.

Jennifer graduated from Dental Assisting in 1999 from Confederation College in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She then chose to leave the rocky Lake Superior shores behind to continue her education and graduated from Dental Hygiene in 2004 from the University of Manitoba.
From there, Jen joined us and never looked back!
When not in the office, Jen enjoys spending time with her family in the great outdoors at the cabin…or “camp” as they say in Thunder Bay.

Tamara graduated from Robertson College as a dental assistant. She has been working in downtown Winnipeg for over eighteen years and joined our clinic in 2013. Next year we have something to celebrate!

Tamara loves watching HGTV so if you need any suggestions for your next renovation or or want to know what colours to use in your home, she may be able to give you some hints.

Megan graduated with honors as a Dental Assistant II with an Orthodontics module from Red River College in 2009. She returned to RRC to attain her Human Resources Management certificate and graduated in 2019, with honors.
Megan has over 10 years of experience working in the dental field, including some international dental office experience in the Cayman Islands. Megan is part of the Dental Office Managers Association of Canada and CPHR Manitoba. She joined true north Dental in 2016.
In her spare time, Megan likes to explore new places outside with her son and attempt to replicate ridiculous Pinterest recipes.
Jumana began working in the dental field as a dental assistant in 2016 and immediately fell in love with the field and the chance to make everyone’s dental appointments easier.
She decided to continue her education and enrolled in the dental hygiene program at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and completed the program with high honours.
She began working with true north Dental Centre at the beginning of 2023.
Other than English, Jumana speaks Tigrigna and Arabic.
When Jumana isn’t at work she likes to spend time with her friends and family and discover new eateries around the city.
Meet Tina! Loaded with education and an abundance of love to share with the world, she has stacked up courses from the University of Manitoba in Biology and she holds certificates in both Agriculture and Community Nutrition from Creighton University in Malawi and of course, another for an Intra-Oral Dental Assistant from CDI College in Manitoba.
Tina’s a compassionate woman who has experience taking care of people of all ages and abilities as a Home Support Worker along with hands-on work experience as a Child Care Assistant – so if you’re in Tina’s chair, you know you can relax because taking care of people is what she does best.
When she’s not at work, Tina is keeping up with family and friends across the world or sightseeing in Winnipeg. Tina enjoys watching YouTube to teach herself new dance moves and paint strokes… so next time you’re in, catch up on her latest two-step!

Malina is a people person and it’s clear why she started her career out in the hospitality field. From there, a friend encouraged her to take a leap into the dental field – where she jumped in with both feet (the same way she applies herself to most challenges) and started off as a front desk administrator. Malina quickly fell in love with the fast-paced and caring environment and could be found helping throughout the dental office anywhere she could.
Malina joined true north Dental Centre in 2023 and her bubbly personality, loud laughter and big smile are hard to miss here!

In her spare time, when she’s not taking care of her loved ones, Malina enjoys going on dates to the arcade with her son, where they battle it out!


Tanis started her dental career as a dental assistant II in 2001, working with Dr. Karpa for 5 years. She decided to continue her education at Dalhousie University, taking the Dental Hygiene course. Once she completed that program, true north Dental missed her so much that we renovated the office and asked her to come back part time in 2008 🙂 This is where she has been since.



Anahita graduated in 2016 at the University of Manitoba and joined us in 2017 as an Hygienist.

On her days off, she likes hanging out with her dogs and husband at their cabin. If she is not found there, she may be on an impulsive vacation. Sounds like fun!


Lindsay graduated from the University of Manitoba School of Dental Hygiene in 2005, and has been working as a dental hygienist at true north Dental since 2006.

In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys running and spending time with her family. She is also a Winnipeg Blue Bombers fan so feel free to wear your blue, gold with white when you are booked to see her at our clinic for a dental cleaning.



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