Village Green Dental Care Kanata Team
Dr. Dan AuprixDDS
Dr. Dan Auprix attended the University of Ottawa and graduated with honours with a degree in Biopharmaceutical Sciences. At the same time, he completed studying Biological Sciences in INSA in Lyon, France. After that, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Toronto. Dr. Auprix was born and raised in Ottawa, and he believes an important part of his dental care is adding the local touch. He creates relationships with patients and educates them on the best dental options. Dr. Auprix enjoys traveling and exploring new places. He can be found eating at local restaurants or playing piano when he’s not working, and he’s a sports fan who gets side-tracked talking about Liverpool FC and the Ottawa Senators. Dr. Dan is fluent in French, Vietnamese, and English
Dr. Mindi ShokarDDS
Dr. Shokar went to McMaster University and completed her undergraduate degree in Life Sciences, along with a minor in Biochemistry. Her D.D.S. degree is from the University of Toronto, where she also participated in intramural sports like volleyball and basketball. In the past, Dr. Shokar volunteered her time and skills in Jamaica for a dental missionary trip, and she currently pursues opportunities similar to that one. She likes doing yoga and pilates in her free time, as well as spending time with friends and family.
Chris MurdochAppointment & Accounts Manager
Whenever you call us, the friendly voice on the other end of the phone is Chris. She’s been with our practice since 2000, and we value her skills as a people person who’s always ready to answer patients’ questions about appointments and available treatments. Chris also has strong organizational and analytical skills, and she can handle dental benefits and billing effectively. Originally from Lancashire, England, Chris emigrated to Canada in 1998 with her husband Ken and their two daughters. Chris now has three grandchildren, and she enjoys time with friends and family, as well as reading, traveling, walking her miniature schnauzer, gardening, and cooking.
Harnoop SandhuCertified Dental Hygienist
Harnoop works at Village Green Dental Care as a certified hygienist. She’s responsible for helping patients with their ongoing cleaning appointments and educating you on at-home care for healthy teeth and gums. Harnoop graduated in 2006 as a Dental Hygienist with Honours from Oxford College, and she’s received the community participation award and best clinical award. Before she became a hygienist, Harnoop worked in various capacities in the dental field since 2003, including as a receptionist and dental assistant. She actively engages in continuing education and is an active member of the South Asian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Hygienists Association, and College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. In her free time, Harnoop enjoys playing table tennis, badminton, basketball, and biking, as well as traveling with her friends and family
Irhan ArifovskiDD, Denturist
Irhan started his career as a Dental Technician in 2005 and graduated from the Denturism Program at George Brown college in 2009. Having found an affinity for prosthetics and a desire to work directly with patients, Irhan is passionate about providing quality in every aspect of the denture and implant fabrication process. He consistently upgrades his
knowledge and expertise by completing continuing education programs and engaging in inter-professional collaboration. He also seeks new developments in materials and techniques in order to provide the best possible service to his patients.
He prides himself on providing a truly positive experience and aims to make a real impact on the health and beauty of his patients’ smile.
Irhan is a Member of The College of Denturists of Ontario, The Denturist Association of Ontario, and The Denturist Association of Canada.
Jessica GreenoughCertified Dental Assistant
Our dental assistant Jessica is our team’s newest member. She brings 10 years of dental assisting experience with her to our practice. Jessica’s responsibility includes assisting all the dentists at Village Green Dental Care, and she enjoys her work with children and getting to teach them how to take care of their teeth and why it’s important. Jessica grew up in Arnprior, and she now resides in Corkery, which is located just outside of Carp. Jessica likes to clean and play with her two dogs on the weekends.