Dr. Tony Cianfarani
Dr. Tony Cianfarani received his Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Human Biology from the University of Toronto and completed his formal dental training at the University of Michigan, graduating with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1998. Subsequently, he completed a one year General Practice Residency at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Dr. Tony continues to place an emphasis on further dental education and training. He remains a participant in the Perio in the Peninsula Study Club and the Regional Niagara Academy of General Dentistry Study Club. He is an active member of the Ontario Dental Association and the Niagara Peninsula Dental Association and is the Vice President of the Welland District Dental Society. Dr. Cianfarani is committed to treat patients with compassion and care. He does his best to make patients feel as comfortable as possible, while delivering excellent dentistry in all aspects of treatment.
Dr. Kevin E. Sinclair
Dr. Kevin was born in Montreal Quebec. He received his BSc degree Magna Cum Laude in 1972 from Loyola of Montreal (now called Concordia University). He received his DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree from McGill University in 1976. He moved directly to St. Catharines, where he has practiced since 1976. He has worked part time since 2014 and joined this office in February 2016. He was President of the Niagara Peninsula Dental Association 1992-1993. He is an active member of the Ontario Dental Association, Niagara Peninsula Dental Association, Regional Niagara Academy of General Dentistry and the Canadian Dental Association. He was the Team Dentist for the Niagara Ice Dogs for 6 years. He is married with 3 children and resides in St. Catharines.
Dr. Venus Marwah
Dr. Venus Marwah received both her Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees from the University of Toronto. She is highly committed to providing high quality comprehensive dental care to people of all ages and has a keen interest in broadening and developing her skill sets in all fields of dentistry. She has a wide array of experience treating patients from all walks of life through clinical rotations in the Toronto Public Health Clinic, Mount Sinai, and the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health. She is an active member of the Ontario Dental Association and the Niagara Peninsula Dental Association. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Marwah seeks enjoyment through new experiences, some of which include traveling, trying unique cuisines, and expressing her artistic side through painting.
Rosa - Retired
Rosa is a Dental Hygiene Coordinator who originally began her career as a certified dental assistant. Graduating from the Niagara College Dental Nurses Program in 1981, she brings many years of devotion and experience to her profession. Her goal is to convey the importance of maintaining great dental health for optimal overall health.
Annie - Retired
Annie is the newest member of Dr. Cianfarani’s dental hygiene team, joining the dental practice in March 2010. She brings with her over 40 years of experience after graduating in 1974 from Erie Community College, Buffalo, N.Y. with the Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Annie is very eager to learn about the many advances in the dental and medical fields and takes courses to upgrade her skills and knowledge of the latest equipment and technology. She attends continuing education workshops and seminars through professional associations, and is a member of the Niagara Peninsula Dental Hygienist Study Club. A friendly and personable caregiver, Annie is dedicated and sensitive to clients of all ages and dental needs.
Josie is a Registered Dental Hygienist and joined Dr. Cianfarani’s team in 2008. In 2002 she attended Niagara College and received a certificate as a Level II Dental Assistant. Her two years of work experience as an assistant inspired her to further her education in the dental field and attend Canadian Therapeutic College, where she graduated in 2006 as a Dental Hygienist. She enjoys providing patients with a healthy and warm smile, by placing their comfort and satisfaction above all else.
As a graduate from Niagara College, Luisa began her career as a Certified Dental Assistant in 1990, assisting the dentist chair side. After having her daughter, Luisa joined our Reception team as a Hygiene Coordinator. Her pleasant and friendly demeanour puts patients at ease when they come in for appointments. Being the Hygiene Coordinator, Luisa is efficient at arranging insurance estimates and coordinating treatment that is beneficial to the patients.
Vivian - Retired but still helps in the office as required
Vivian has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 1983. As a graduate of Niagara College in 1977, she started her career as a certified dental assistant that year, working for over five years in dentistry before returning to graduate as a dental hygienist. As a member of the Canadian and Ontario Dental Hygiene Associations and the Niagara Regional Hygiene Association, Vivian has dedicated herself to ongoing continuing education in her profession over the years. With her genuine compassion and understanding, she has built long-term relationships with clients and enjoys working with them to help achieve and maintain their optimal oral health.
Tara is an experienced Certified Level Two Dental Assistant. Since 2002, she has assisted in private practices in Vancouver, as well as right here in South Niagara. She takes pride in confidently answering questions easing patient’s feelings and addressing any concerns with the planned procedures. She will also review post-operative instructions to facilitate an optimal recovery.
Kristen graduated from Niagara College in 2009 as a Certified Level Two Dental Assistant. She has been with Dr. Cianfarani since 2011. You will see her either taking alginate impressions, performing cleanings and sealants on children, taking various dental x-rays, as well as assisting chair side. Her friendly and calm approach helps put patients at ease with any concerns or questions that they might have in regards to their treatment.
Jeannette is a Registered Dental Hygienist. Jeannette is a graduate of Erie Community College and holds an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene and licensed to work in both Ontario and New York State. She comes to us with over 20 years of experience in the field of Dental Hygiene. Jeannette is involved with seminars and continuing education to increase knowledge in her field and to maintain the requirements of the professional organizations through where she is licensed to practice. She has a strong dedication to her clients and believes strongly that one should always do their absolute best for those entrusting with their care. Jeannette is a friendly individual and will greet you with a welcoming smile and will do her best to keep you comfortable during your visit.
Chantal is a Registered Dental Hygienist who joined Dr. Cianfarani's dental practice in 2015. Chantal graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Georgian College in 2010. She is passionate about dental hygiene and continues to expand her knowledge and skills through courses, lectures and seminars. As a motivated and compassionate dental hygienist, she loves using her professional expertise to help patients find and keep their smiles beautiful.
Tanya is an experienced Registered Dental Hygienist, who graduated from Niagara College in 2006. Tanya joined Dr. Cianfarani's team in 2017. She continues her ongoing development in the dental field by attending various lectures and seminars throughout the community. Tanya is a very welcoming individual who will do her best to make clients feel at ease in the dental chair and together help them achieve their personal dental hygiene goals.
Lauren is a Certified Level 2 Dental Assistant and joined Dr. Cianfarani’s team in 2017. She graduated from the Dental Assistant program at Niagara College in 2015. Since graduating she has worked in practices in the Niagara Region. You can see her assisting the dentist, taking impressions and X-rays. Lauren enjoys playing hockey and travelling.
Kylee is a Hygiene Coordinator who joined Dr. Cianfarani's office in March of 2018. She became a certified Dental Administrator through a program called Dental Office Consulting Services in 2016. Kylee has a strong passion for helping Dr. Cianfarani's patients, and keeping the office running smoothly. Her responsibilities include keeping the hygienists schedule full and in order, greeting patients, and keeping our patients cleanings on schedule. Kylee works hard to see all patients leave the office with a smile!