Our Team

The Treatment Coordinators

Michelle Laperriere
New Patient Coordinator and Business Operations Associate

Michelle graduated from Niagra College after completing Dental Hygiene in 2005. Michelle joined our practice in 2010 as a dental hygienist, and is now enjoying her new role of New Patient Coordinator and Business Operations Associate.

In 2012 Michelle completed a course in Functional Occlusion at the Dawson Academy in Saint Petersburg, Florida. She has taken courses in Advanced Periodontics, Infection Control, and Oral Cancer Screening over the past few years. Most recently she has had training in JVA/JT technology. She is a member of the CDHO and CDHA.


The Admin Team

Tasha Ruznisky
>Tasha Ruznisky
Hygiene Scheduling Coordinator


Sandi Kaur
Restorative Coordinator and Scheduling Manager

Satinder (Sandi) Kaur has been at the practice for over 12 years. She began as Dr. Hunter's dental assistant, then moved on as our restorative coordinator and has now been promoted to Restorative Coordinator and Scheduling Manager.

Sandi takes pride in her ability to explain comprehensive dentistry to our patients and assist them to achieve their dental goals. She works closely with the patients and dentists to create an individual treatment plan with which each patient will be comfortable. As treatment coordinator, Sandi acts as the treatment advocate with insurance companies to help each of our patients receive the most support available.  In addition, Sandi can assist in all financial arrangements regarding your treatment plan.

Sandi recently completed training in JVA/JT technology.


Olivia Horton
Olivia Horton
Part time front desk

Olivia joined our practice as a co-op student during her final year of high school. After completing her Dental Assistant Diploma at Fanshawe College she re-joined our practice as the hygiene scheduling associate. She became the hygiene coordinator in September 2012. Recently she has decided to pursue Practical Nursing but we will continue to see her smile on Saturdays.


The Hygienists

Natalie Matwichuk

Natalie began working at our office in 1997 as a dental assistant. She then successfully graduated from Dental Hygiene at Niagra College and has been a hygienist since 2001.

In 2012 Natalie completed a course in Functional Occlusion at the Dawson Academy in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Most recently she has taken courses in Oral Cancer Screening, Infection Control, Advanced Periodontics, and Adult Education. She is a member of the CDHO, CDHA and a peer mentor for the CDHO.


Kelly Louca

Kelly joined our office in 2014. She graduated from York University in Kinesiology in 2002, and went on to complete Dental Hygiene at George Brown College in 2004. Kelly is married and mother to two boys. She enjoys everything sports related, from watching to playing, and being outdoors.

Kelly has recently completed courses in Periodontal Regeneration, Current Trends in Nutrition and Oral Health, and Infection Prevention and Control. She is a member of the CDHO and CDHA.


Marta Staszuk

Marta joined the practice in 2014. She has worked as a Dental Hygienist since graduating from Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries in 2007. Marta has had the opportunity to work in BC and Alberta before returning to Toronto in 2012. That is where she took a liking to yoga, paintballing, and making her own wine. She is passionate about oral health and looks forward to sharing her knowledge with you.

Marta is a member of the CDHO and CDHA.


The Dental Assistants

Nargis Karim
Dental Assistant

Nargis graduated as a Dental Assistant in 1985 from the National Education Center in Houston, Texas. She moved to Toronto after getting married in 1987. Nargis has three wonderful children and two dogs. She loves to garden and spend time with her family. She is currently obtaining her Level 2 Dental Assistant diploma.


Janine Quimsong
Dental Assistant





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Markham's Dentist
of the Year

Markham Economist & Sun's Reader's Choice Award

Congratuations to Dr. Rory Hunter who was awarded Markham's Dentist of the Year for 2014.


Dr. Hunter also received this award in 2012 and 2013.



Patient Choice
Award Winner

Top 10 Dentistry Clinics in Markham

Hunter Dental & Associates was also voted one of the Best Markham, ON clinics in Dentistry (Verified by Opencare)