Meet the Team
Lily graduated from George Brown College DA and Restorative Hygiene Programs. She completed DH at St. Clair College in 1991 followed by B. Ed from Brock University in 2014. Lily has been Faculty at George Brown College since 1996. She was Coordinator of Con. Ed. Dental programs, DA Clinical Program, and Professor for Radiography and Radiographic Interpretation for dental programs. Lily was instrumental in transitioning the college to digital radiography including sensors and PSP. Lily was the Canadian Training Manager for 15 years for Carestream Dental and provided industry best training in the use of digital x-rays and impression scanning to dental offices, hospitals, universities and colleges on the use of 2D/3D imaging and digital impression products.
Karen Crawford CDAII CDR
Karen graduated with a CDR designation from the ODAA in 1993 and CDAII from George Brown College in 1994. Karen has diverse dental experience including roles as dental assistant, office manager and hospital specialty clinic. Karen is a part time instructor at George Brown College sharing her passion for teaching in the radiography lab. She was the Manager of Institutional Sales and Continuing Education and has been training dental x-ray equipment and CAD CAM systems across Canada. Karen is currently working on her a-IPC certification. Prior to her dental career, Karen owned and operated a fine dining restaurant.
Larissa Yacynowych BSc RDH
Larissa graduated with a BSc in biology from the University of Toronto in 1994. She went on to complete her DA (1997) and her DH (1998) from George Brown College. Like Lily and Karen, Larissa brings a teaching background having taught at George Brown College as a clinical instructor in the Dental Assisting Program from 1999-2005. During this time, Larissa was responsible for the DA Continuing Education courses and also taught Dental Ethics and Preventive Dentistry in the full-time Dental Assisting Program. Larissa has over 8 years of experience in private practice working with digital x-ray systems and loves the digital environment.
Jennifer Bennett is no stranger to the digital dental environment. Jennifer worked for a turn-key company in the transition to CAD CAM and digital technologies. In 2015, immediately after graduating as a dental hygienist from John Abbott College, Jennifer was hired as a digital implementor who assisted sales reps with digital technology demonstrations. This included imaging and CAD CAM. Her love for technology and education influenced her decision to focus on after sales training. Jennifer was a Carestream Dental trainer from 2016-2018 covering most of Canada. Her bilingualism has been an asset in training dental staff in Eastern Ontario and Quebec. Jennifer continues to work in private practice as she trains with Xpert Images.
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"Lily provided our office training in cone-beam CT imaging, panoramic imaging and digital intra-oral sensors. She was punctual, knowledgeable, thoroughly prepared, and a pleasure to work with. She was also available after our on-site training for continual support. I strongly recommend her for all of your dental x-ray consulting needs!"
Dr. Stephen Spano