Our Team

Conservative / Contemporary / Caring

Our Dental Team is an experienced and caring team composed of: Dentists, Registered Dental Hygienists, Front Office Staff, and Registered Dental Assistants who work together to offer a superior experience.

Dr. Cristin McCauley

Graduate of McGill University Dental School in 2010 (DMD), prior to which Dr. McCauley earned her BSc at McGill (2006). After completing her DMD Dr. McCauley practiced as a resident at Montreal’s Royal Victoria Hospital where she primarily cared for medically compromised patients attending to their special dental needs. In 2011 Dr. McCauley joined the Parkdale Dental Centre team.

Dr. Yi-an Chen

Dr. Yi-an Chen

Graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in 2019 (DDS), prior to which Dr. Chen earned his MSc and BSc at the University of Toronto. During dental school, Dr. Chen had received awards in restorative dentistry and community health dentistry. In his free time, Dr. Chen enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with his wife and three children. Dr. Chen joined the Parkdale Dental Centre team in 2021.


Erin has been a practicing Dental Hygienist at Parkdale Dental Centre since graduating from the Dental Hygiene Program at Algonquin College in 2008. She is a member in good standing with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario and is a member of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association. Erin ensures her knowledge is up to date by attending continuing education courses in all aspects related to dental hygiene, including periodontics and orthodontics. Prior to establishing her career as a dental hygienist, Erin spent several years living in Scotland and backpacking through numerous countries. One of her favourite parts of working at Parkdale Dental Centre is meeting patients from around the world and getting to know them. ¬In her spare time Erin enjoys reading, crafting, and spending time with her family.


Sarah is a registered dental hygienist who has worked at Parkdale Dental Centre since 2014. She graduated from Algonquin College in 2012. Sarah is passionate about delivering the best client centered care for every individual she meets. Optimal oral health meeting overall health is a goal she wants everyone to achieve. Sarah enjoys PC gaming and playing board games outside of work. Reading, cooking, and baking are some of her pastimes. Going to the movies, attending concerts to attending comic-cons are a few of her interests. She is currently learning how to sew!


Barbara is originally from Montreal, Barbara started to work in dentistry in 1974 and continues to do so today. Over the years she has worked as a dental assistant, a treatment coordinator and has managed two dental offices all before coming to work at the Parkdale Dental Centre over 20 years ago. She is a wife, mother and grandmother of three lovely grandchildren. She loves road trips and hiking.


Wendy joined the Parkdale Team in 2003. Upon graduating she started her dental career as a dental assistant in Montreal. Once she moved to Ottawa she transitioned to office administrative role. Having the privilege of attending workshops with the Pankey Institute, The Group at Cox and Transitions. Wendy prides herself on providing positive interactions with each and every patient. When not in the Parkdale office Wendy enjoys the outdoor cottage life with her large family and friends.


Stephanie has worked as a receptionist at Parkdale Dental Centre since July 2018 and has been a patient for over 10 years. Stephanie attended Canadore College, completing the Medical Administration Course in 2005. She previously worked in a dental laboratory as well has an extensive background in customer service and management. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys board games, soap making, painting and spending time with her husband and fur babies.


Karen graduated from assisting in 1991. She has worked at Parkdale for 21 years. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves relaxing by doing crafts and painting.


Gabrielle has been a dental assistant for 10 years. She graduated from Algonquin college in 2009. She has been working at Parkdale Dental Centre since 2010. She loves to play softball in the summer and skate in the winter. She also enjoys listening to music but especially country music.

Contact information

383 Parkdale Avenue
Suite 409
Ottawa ON K1Y 4R4

Emergency Contact

Hours of Operation

Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 5 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

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