Dental Staff

All professionals at Dentistry @ Bank Street Professional Centre maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Dr. Melvin Lee
    Doctor

    Dr. Lee graduated summa cum laude with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience from McMaster University in 1997 and then received his Doctor of Dental  Medicine degree from the University of Manitoba in 2002. He also served the Canadian Forces as an Army Medical Assistant (1995-1999) and then as a Dental Officer (1999-2007); during his tenure as a dental officer, Dr. Lee received extensive Canadian Forces Dental Services Post-Graduate training in a wide variety of specialties, including oral and maxillofacial surgery, rotary nickel-titanium endodontic (root canal) therapy, and pain and anxiety control. Desiring to further broaden his scope of practice for his patients, Dr. Lee pursued further post-graduate education in aesthetic dentistry (Post-Graduate Program in Aesthetic Dentistry at the University of Minnesota) and implant dentistry. In order to improve the quality of care for Temporomandibular Dysfunction patients, Dr. Lee has recently joined the Spear Institute of Continuing Dental Education – dentistry’s leading provider of continuing education for clinical expertise.

    Dr. Lee has a heart for social justice in our community – both locally and globally. He has volunteered his time to serve in multiple First Nations reserves, at dental clinics associated with shelters for the homeless in various cities across Canada, and in mobile  dental clinics serving impoverished communities overseas, most recently in Haiti.

    Dr. Lee is married to his beautiful wife Soo Jung with whom they have two beautiful children, Emma and Jabez. As a family, they enjoy: downhill skiing, hockey, and skating on the Rideau Canal in the winter; golf, tennis, baseball, and soccer in the summer; and taekwondo no matter what the season!

  • Alicia Donohue
    Registered Dental Hygienist

     Alicia's passion to become a dental hygienist and care for people developed at a very young age.  Her love for dental health care grew as she began working in a dental clinic at the age of 17. 

    She now has over 13 years of experience in the  dental field. Alicia graduated from Algonquin College in 2004 as a Level I and Level II Dental Assistant; she then went on to graduate from Dental  Hygiene at Algonquin College in 2009. She first embarked on her dental career in the Ottawa Valley, and then joined Dr. Lee and his team in the summer of 2013.Alicia strives to make an oral health care difference in the lives of her patients by incorporating thorough yet gentle evidence-based dental hygiene care. 

    Alicia enjoys spending quality time with her family by going to the cottage, hunting, fishing, cheering on the Blue Jays, family trips, movies and reading.

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  • Ashley Vail
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Ashley graduated with a Diploma of Dental Hygiene from the Canadian National Institute of Health in 2016. She started working in our dental clinic in 2019, with over 3 years of experience  in the dental field. Originally from New Brunswick, Ashley moved to Ottawa in 2014 to pursue her studies to become a Dental Hygienist. Before moving to Ottawa, she studied at the University of New Brunswick for 2 years in the Bachelor of Arts program. Ashley strives to provide the best possible care, she is extremely friendly and outgoing and ensures the patients needs are always cared for. In her spare time, 

    Ashley enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking and travelling.

  • Pat Pariseau
    Office Administrator

    Pat graduated with a diploma in Dental Assisting from Career Canada college in 1990. She has been working in our dental clinic as an office administrator since 1996. Dental insurance co-ordination is one of Pat’s strong points – many of our current patients greatly appreciate how Pat helps them understand and maximize their dental insurance benefits. Pat takes great pride in making sure that every single administrative need of each and every dental patient is completely accounted for. She enjoys taking care of people and invests great effort in making sure that their dental needs are comprehensively met when scheduling appointments with our office. 

    Pat enjoys life with her family – which includes her three beloved dogs: Duke, Diesel, and Miss Ellie. Pat has also mastered the fine art of winemaking, as both clinic staff and patients rave about her bottles of homemade wine!

  • Hannah Garrett
    Certified Dental Assistant Level II

    Hannah graduated with a diploma in Dental Assisting Levels I and II at Durham College in 2011. After working for 3 years in Oshawa, Hannah moved to Ottawa to be closer to her hometown of Perth. She has been Dr. Lee’s assistant since December 2014. Hannah has really enjoyed working beside Dr. Lee and the other members of his team. She strives to ensure that every patient who comes to the clinic receives the best care possible. Prior to completing her Dental Assisting program, Hannah graduated from the Business Administration program at Durham College and has extensive experience working at the front desk as a dental receptionist.

     In her spare time, Hannah enjoys cooking, swimming and exploring different areas of the city.

  • Pam Gosselin
    Certified Dental Assistant Level II

    Since Pam was young, she has always been interested in dentistry.  As a child, going to the dentist for checkups and fillings was a regular annual routine.  For Pam, her oral health has always been important to her.  Her passion for dentistry grew until the age of 18, when she decided to pursue Dental Assistant training at CNIH in 2013.  During her training program, Pam became fully confident that she had chosen the career that was custom-made for her.  Since graduating from CNIH, Pam has had may years of dental assisting experience at various dental clinics in the Ottawa area.  Pam joined our dental team in August 2019.  Pam enjoys spending time with her children, watching movies, and is quite active in numerous sports.  

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Dentistry @ Bank Street Professional Centre

Monday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed