We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Office Administrator/Treatment Coordinator
Christine is responsible for the administrative duties in the office, including patient scheduling and assisting patients with their treatment questions and financial plans. She graduated Dental Assisting in 1994 and joined the office in 2005. Christine loves seeing our patients’ transformations as Dr. Shadmand helps them achieve a healthy beautiful smile. She finds it rewarding to witness the Doctor's care for her patients and the excellent work that she provides for them.
Christine is married and has a daughter. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, watching movies and spending time with friends and family.
Linda has worked at Empress Orthodontics since 2014. She is one of the first people our patients meet, as she works at our front desk. She’s here to assist our patients with all their scheduling needs and is the friendly voice patients will hear over the phone. She enjoys getting to know our patients and seeing their beautiful smiles at the end of treatment. Linda is caring, kind, and a lot of fun to work with!
Linda has been married to Gavin for 29 years. They have a daughter in university and are very proud of her. In Linda’s spare time, she enjoys time with friends and family, watching her daughter’s rugby games, gardening, and cycling.
Dee meets with the new patients, along with Dr. Shadmand, for their first consultation. She then discusses finances, creates a payment plan, and assists in setting up the appropriate appointments to get their treatment underway. Dee loves meeting new people, being part of a great team, and helping to create great smiles!
Dee has been married for 23 years and has one amazing daughter in university who's studying business/accounting. They love to spend time as a family, either camping or being at a cottage in the summer. Dee has taken an interest in quilting, but really likes to bake and cook and spend a bit of time in the garden. When there is time, she likes to read a good book!
Dental Assistant/Clinic Coordinator
Michelle graduated from Georgian College in 1998 as a Level II Dental Assistant. She joined Empress Orthodontics in 2003.
Michelle is married and has a son who keeps her very busy! In her spare time, she enjoys camping, boating, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Michelle graduated with an honors diploma in Dental Hygiene from Georgian College. She has more than 15 years of experience in orthodontics and is an active member of the Ontario Dental Hygiene Orthodontic Study Club. She is continually participating in continuing education so that she is able to offer the best, most up-to-date treatment for her patients.
Outside of work, Michelle is a busy "hockey mom" to her gorgeous son. She likes to relax with hot yoga and enjoys running and travelling with her husband and son.
Michelle has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2009 and joined the Empress Orthodontics team in 2015. She loves making people smile! Michelle continually participates in continuing education to provide the best possible care.
Outside of the office, Michelle loves to entertain, cook, bake, spend time with family, friends and her cat Allister. She also loves staying active with crossfit, olympic weightlifting and hiking. Michelle also has a great appreciation for the arts. Her greatest passion though is probably travelling and tasting the world with her husband.