Meet the Team at Cameron Dental!
Dr. Jason Cameron, DDS
Dr. Jason Cameron was born in Fort Saskatchewan in 1977. He grew up in the Fort working as a pizza delivery boy for Gus's for 6 years during high school. He then attended the University of Alberta in 1999, where he completed his 4 year dentistry degree in 2003. He practiced dentistry in Edmonton until 2005 when he purchased a dental practice in a small town called LaCrete AB. In December of 2011 Jason met Tammy and in 2013 they married in July in Fort Sask and the LaCrete practice was sold in September of that year. Jason now has 2 little boys, Jace and Charlie and is very excited to grow his family and start a dental practice with his wife in the place that he grew up in. Although the city has grown so much since he last lived here in 1999, it still feels like a small town with a close knit community.
Dr. Tammy Cameron, DDS
Dr. Tammy Cameron grew up in the small town of North Battleford, Saskatchewan. She moved to Edmonton to attend the University of Alberta and completed a bachelor of science undergrad in 2006, a Dental Hygiene diploma 2008 and her Dentistry Degree in 2012. She was Class President of her Dentistry Program and was involved in many different organizations throughout her school years. After graduation, she knew she wanted to work in a small town, so she started to work as a Dentist in Redwater, north of Fort Saskatchewan. Although she is a proud Saskatchewanian, (as seen by her Roughrider gear scattered throughout the clinic), she met Dr. Jason Cameron in her last year of dental school, fell in love with him and his hometown of Fort Saskatchewan. In 2014, she had a sweet little baby boy named Jace and in 2015 she welcomed another little boy, Charlie. Charlie is frequently at the clinic, sharing his giggles and smiles with everyone. Now, she is looking forward to developing an honest and caring clinic in the place where her family will grow.
Dr. Hailey Hutton, DDS
Dr. Hailey Hutton was born and raised in Edmonton. She graduated in 2012 with her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and Psychology at the University of Alberta. She then went on to complete her Dentistry Degree at the U of A. During her studies she was one of the school social reps and the Dental Students Association President. Dr. Hailey has always been actively involved in her community. She was a core member of her youth Rotary club. She loves to travel and give back to those around her. She visited Kenya in 2009 and 2011 to help build two schools. She also is a regular volunteer for Edmonton's inner city SHINE dentistry clinic. In 2016, she travelled to Peru to help provide much needed dental care. Dr. Hailey enjoys hiking, biking, running, yoga, cooking, weekends at Pigeon Lake, travelling and taking the family dog, Lucy for long walks along the North Saskatchewan. Dr. Cameron's scouted high and low for the best possible fit for our family oriented clinic. Once we met Dr. Hailey, we instantly knew she was "the One"! ;) She is so awesome with her caring attitude and ability to really hear what the patient is asking. We are very lucky to have her join our Cam Fam. She is excited to get to know all our patients and become a part of the Fort Saskatchewan community!
Dr. Lindsey Sunada, DDS
Dr. Lindsey Sunada was born and raised in Calgary. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary and then went on to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at the University of Alberta. While studying at the U of A, Dr. Lindsey had the opportunity to travel to Nicaragua to provide dental care to those in need and can't wait to do another volunteer trip! Upon graduation, she was awarded with the Thomas J. Marrie Award for the demonstration of empathy, respect and compassion towards patients shown during her clinical experience at the school.
When she's not in the office, Dr. Lindsey loves travelling, playing soccer and baking. In the evenings you can find her watching reality tv while sipping on wine and snacking on her favourite snack - popcorn!
Dr. Lindsey is excited to be part of the Cameron Dental Family and practice in the community of Fort Saskatchewan. She loves getting to know her patients and making them feel comfortable while providing the best dental care possible.
Dr. Malcolm Slater, DDS
Dr. Malcolm Slater is a lifelong Edmontonian and alumnus of the University of Alberta, where he received both his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees. He takes pride in having a patient-centered approach to care, as well as providing services to underpriviledged areas of the world such as Moorpon, Peru where he completed a mission trip with Kindess in Action in 2018 to deliver care for underserved rural communities. When not doing dentistry, he enjoys lacing up his skates at the outdoor rink, attending great concerts, and agonizing over the Oilers. Dr. Malcolms confidence, patience, and level of professionalism make him a perfect fit for the Cameron Dental family. Dr. Malcolm looks forward to providing our patients the very best dental care possible.
Jace and Charlie Cameron
Jace and Charlie Cameron are the Cameron Dental Greeters. They test out all of our waiting room toys minus the xbox, they're still working on their dexterity. They are great tour guides of where all the treasure chests are in the office. They enjoy their milk breaks, Daniel Tiger and their favorite book is Peppa pig stories.
Tanis Nicholls (Office Manager Cameron Dental)
Tanis Nicholls was born in Edmonton and raised in Sherwood Park. In 2011, Tanis and her husband Marc moved to Fort Saskatchewan. Together they are raising their two sons in a community they love. In the past, Tanis has worked as a receptionist and administrative assistant. After staying at home to raise her boys, Tanis has decided to re-enter the workforce.
She enjoys spending her summers at the lake with her family and her two dogs. She spends the winter months cheering her sons on at their hockey games. She is an enthusiastic individual who will ensure your visit to Cameron Dental is a positive experience.
We are so happy that Tanis can share her warmth, and cheerful presence with our patients. Welcome to the team Tanis!
Jessie Turner, RDAII (Dental Assistant)
Jessie Turner was born and raised on an acreage in the Gibbons area. She graduated from dental assisting in 2004 from NAIT in Edmonton, AB. Her experience with dental assisting has made her a very valuable member of the Cameron Dental team. She is efficient, knowledgable and can make any patient feel at ease.
She absolutely loves baseball, she played fastball for the devils for 14 years and continues to play in a league in the Spring. She loves watching and talking about hockey and any activity that has to do with outdoors. She can brand cows, make hay and relate to any farm talk you can throw her way.
Some fun facts: She also has an identical twin that lives in Redwater, AB. Her favorite baseball team is the YANKEES!
Sarah Gobeil, RDAII (Dental Assistant)
Karisa Mckenzie RDAII (Dental Assistant)
Karisa was born and raised in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. In 2011 she decided to move to Alberta with her boyfriend Kenneth. She lived in Sylvan Lake for five years waitressing and bartending at the Hockey Central Sports Lounge. After deciding it was time for a career change, she moved to Fort Saskatchewan and applied to school in Edmonton. She attended NAIT for two years and graduated with her diploma in Dental Assisting Technology in 2020. During her free time she enjoys reading, biking, going for walks with her dog Auston, and spending time with loved ones. Karisa also loves travelling back to Nova Scotia to visit her family. We are so pleased to have Karisas warm sense of humour and outgoing personality join the Cameron Dental family.
Stacey Mearns (RDAII Dental Assistant)
Stacey was born in Cochrane Alberta and was raised in Fort Saskatchewan. She decided that a future in dental was a great fit for her and went on to complete her dental assisting program in 2019. She loves spending time outdoors, specifically hiking in the mountains. She enjoys hunting, fishing, quadding and going on adventures with her dog named Ruger. We are so pleased to welcome Staceys warm smile to our team and can't wait for you to meet her at your next appointment.
Breanne Zuniga (RDAII Dental Assistant)
Breanne was born and raised in Fort Saskatchewan. She spent most of her time growing up on her grandparents mule farm just outside of Fort Saskatchewan. You may recognize her and know her as Bean from the local Canadian Brewhouse where she has worked for the past four years. Bean decided that she wanted to enter into the dental field so she enrolled in the Dental Assisting program at KDM here in Edmonton. She loves spending her time off working out, enjoys great food, and sleeping. Beaner the Keener is excited to start this new chapter at Cameron Dental. We are so fortunate to have her bright smile join the team and we know our patients will love her as well.
Jen Hobson, RDH (Dental Hygienist)
Jen Hobson was born and raised in Edmonton and grew up on the north side of the city. In 2004, she began studying sciences at the University of Alberta. This is where she graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program as class president in 2008. Her hygiene career has brought her experience in periodontal assessment and preventative therapy, oral cancer screenings, and dental health education and instruction. She also worked in public health for several years providing oral health screenings and education for Early Childhood (18-36 months) and preschool aged children.In 2014, Jen married local optometrist Dr. Colin Hobson and together with their dogs, Kevin and George, purchased a home and settled into the Fort Saskatchewan community of West Park. In the summers, you can find Jen and the dogs running through the trails. She also enjoys boating, gardening and playing volleyball with the Edmonton Volleyball association.Cameron Dental is so excited to have Jen as part of our team. She is so friendly, smart and makes everyone feel welcome. She is so happy to meet her new patients and looks forward to seeing you soon!
Michelle Ostashek, RDH (Dental Hygienist)
Michelle is born, raised and now resides in Fort Saskatchewan. She graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at the University of Alberta in 2008; and again with a Bachelor of Science degree specializing in Dental Hygiene in 2009. Michelle moved to and began working in Edmonton shortly after graduation. Since 2011 Michelle has been working full-time at a periodontal specialty office, and recently took on an additional part-time position with Cameron Dental. Michelle and her husband Jay made the exciting leap to move back to Fort Saskatchewan after purchasing a home in 2013 that they are (very) slowly working on renovating. In her spare time Michelle enjoys camping, golfing, baking and taking fitness classes like yoga and barre. Michelle is thrilled to be able to work so close to home while being a part of such an amazing team! Michelle's expertise in Periodontics is such a special treat for our office. She is beyond caring and sweet. We are very happy Michelle is working with us!!
Alex McPherson, RDH (Dental Hygienist)
Alex McPherson was born and raised here in Fort Saskatchewan. She began taking sciences at the University of Alberta in 2012 and graduated with a dental hygiene diploma in 2016, then graduated again with a Bachelor of Science degree with specialization in dental hygiene in 2017. Alex is very excited to be working in the community she has always called home. In her spare time Alex likes to go to concerts, go camping and spend time with her family, friends as well as her puppies and kitties. Alex grew up playing hockey, so in the wintertime you can catch Alex at the outdoor rinks or cheering on the Oilers.
Jamie Braybrook, RDH (Dental Hygienist)
Jaimie joined the Cameron Dental family in 2017. She graduated from the dental hygiene diploma program before completing her Bachelor of Science degree with dental hygiene specialization. While at the U of A Jaimie played for the varsity rugby team. She currently teaches in the Dental Hygiene program at the U of A and is on the board of directors for the Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research and Education. Jaimie also plays tackle football in the WWCFL for the Edmonton Storm abd coaches Bantam football. Jaimie is excited to be working in Fort Saskatchewan because it reminds her so much of Okotoks, her hometown. She loves the positive smiles she has seen at Cameron Dental so far and can't wait to meet new patients as well.
Tamara Sieben, RDH (Dental Hygienist)
Eve Koester, RDH (Dental Hygienist)
Eve was born and raised in Ardrossan. She resided in Edmonton for roughly five years while she completed her Dental Hygiene Degree. Eve had a brief and exciting career in Edmonton's news and sports television industry. She completed her Radio and Television diploma at Nait in 2012 and worked behind the scenes for CTV, Big Valley Jamboree and countless Oil Kings and Oilers games. Although she enjoyed the production crew life for several years, she always had a dream to work in the medical field and finally took the plunge into oral health. As a University of Alberta gradute, she is grateful to have been part of a such an excellent, comprehensice dental hygiene program. Eve is passionate about the health and wellness of her pateints and hopes to bring a smile to everyone she meets.
Kailtyn Langkass (RDH Dental Hygienist)
Kailtyn Langkass grew up in Fort Saskatchewan and continues to do so with her husband and two cats; Mr. Pickles and Peanut. Kaitlyn graduated from the University of Alberta in 2017 from the Dental Hygiene Diploma Program and then in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science Degree specializing in Dental Hygiene. Kailtyn enjoys socializing with her family and friends, playing soccer and soaking up as much sun as she can on her days off. Kailtyn is excited to be part of the Cameron Dental team and is looking forward to shining up your pearly whites.
Melanie Polanski (Receptionist)
Melanie Polanski was born and raised in the northwest side of Edmonton. She moved to Fort Saskatchewan in 2008, where she eventually married and started a family with her husband Jeff Polanski. Since then, she had the sweetest little boy, Carter, in 2014 and Ellie joined the family in 2016. Melanie met Dr. Tammy through Fort Sask new moms network, where they bonded over the commonality of being new moms and wine. Melanie joined the Cameron Dental team from the day we had open. In summer months, you can find Melanie enjoying the great outdoors. Melanie enjoys spending time at the cabin, family trips to B.C., running the local trails and playing ball in the Fort softball league.