View the profiles below and learn about the amazing long-term staff working at Gardner Dental Group in Burlington.
Bruce Gardner, D.D.S.
Dr. Gardner has many times been the recipient of the Burlington Post “Best Dentist” award.
Dr. Gardner graduated from the University of Western Ontario in London. He has been practicing dentistry in Burlington for more than 20 years. He is a member of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) and the Burlington Dental Association (BDA).
He works hard, but he plays hard, too! He is an avid skier, snowboarder, marathon runner, swimmer and triathlete. He also enjoys scuba diving.
Dr. Gardner and his wife, Donna, have 2 children, Brianne and Darren. Brianne is currently in her 3rd year at Guelph University and Darren is a team rider with the Calgary Snowboard Club.
When he has time off in the summer, Dr. Gardner can be found at his cottage in Muskoka, spending time with his family. In the winter, they enjoy their chalet in Ellicottville, NY.
Maryan Metias, D.D.S.
Dr. Metias has been practicing dentistry for 18 years. She chose dentistry as her career because it allows her to use her artistic ability and express her creativity. She lives in Oakville with her husband and her two athletic boys, Youssef and Ramez. Dr. Maryan is excited to offer Invisalign at the Gardner Dental Group. She is also who you will see if you need a root canal.
Lisa S., Treatment Co-ordinator
Lisa has been working for Dr. Gardner since 1997. She lives in Hamilton with her two beautiful children, Trinity and Tristan. Lisa can help you with any questions regarding your dental estimates.
Janine, Hygiene Co-ordinator
Janine has been a very dedicated employee of Dr. Gardner’s for over 10 years. It’s Janine’s familiar voice you will hear when it’s time for your next check-up and cleaning. Janine is mom to two beautiful girls, Madeline and Rosslyn, and leads an exciting life while spending time with friends and family.
Kasia, Administrative Assistant
Kasia has been working with Dr. Gardner since 2005. Kasia is the one you will speak to about your surgery date. She has two children, Jessica (15) and Anthony (10), and is very busy outside of the office between soccer and dance. To relax, she enjoys going on vacation with her family.
Pamela, Administrative Assistant
Pamela is new to Gardner Dental Group, and we are excited to have her on our administrative team! She lives in Hamilton with her husband Nick, her beautiful daughter Olivia and stepdaughter Eve. Talk to Pam if you have questions about our Invisalign® program at Gardner Dental Group.
Valerie, Certified Dental Assistant
Valerie has been a dedicated dental assistant with Dr. Gardner for the past 9 years. Valerie enjoys spending time with her husband, Jason, and children, Luke and Lauren. She also enjoys spending time working on her home and gardens and spending time with family and friends.
Holly, Certified Dental Assistant
Holly is Dr. Metias’s dental assistant. She lives in Hamilton with her husband John and their children Evan and Avery. In her spare time, Holly does photography and family portraits.
Lorraine has worked with Dr. Gardner for over 20 years. She is happily married and enjoys spending family time with her two boys, Cole and Noah.
Kristin recently moved to Burlington from Sudbury, ON and has been with the Gardner Dental Group since August 2007. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Bryan, and new puppy, Oliver.
Jackie - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Jackie has worked for Dr. Gardner since April 2016 and will be graduating from her dental hygiene program in 2019. She is an excellent addition to our front desk team, and is more than happy to answer any questions that you may have about your experience at Gardner Dental Group.
Shayla - HYGIENIST
Shayla graduated from Niagara College with honours in 2016. She is a wonderful addition to our hygiene team. Her charisma and friendly demeanor will make you feel at ease. If you have questions about your oral health, Shayla will be able to provide information and encouragement.