Meet The Welland Dental Care Team of Dental Professionals

At Welland Dental Care we have cultivated a dedicated team of dental professionals who have called our office home for 15+ years. We are proud to attract caring and dedicated individuals who have placed you and your needs at the centre of their professional focus.

Our Doctors and Denturist

Dr. Sarah Mancuso

Dr. Sarah Mancuso

BMSc., DDS.

Dr. Sarah Mancuso completed her undergraduate studies in biomedical science, at the University of Western Ontario. After completing her first degree in 2007, she went on to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, also at UWO. Since graduating with honours in 2011, she has returned home to the Niagara region to practice.

Dr. Sarah Mancuso is a Board Member and currently the first-ever female President-Elect for the Ontario Academy of General Dentistry. She is an active member of her community dental associations, including the Niagara Peninsula Dental Association, the Welland District Dental Society, the Regional Niagara Academy of General Dentistry Study Club, as well as the ODA. She also acts as Editor-in-Chief for the semi-annual magazine publication Spectrum Young Dentist. Dr. Sarah Mancuso is a certified Invisalign provider, has taken courses in Advanced Cosmetic reconstruction, and has lectured for Niagara College and various conventions.

Dr. Sarah Mancuso strives to provide the best level of dental care to her patients, while being caring and gentle.

Dr. Tony Mancuso

Dr. Tony Mancuso

DDS., MAGD

Dr. Mancuso graduated from the University of Toronto in 1985 and has maintained a general dental practice in Welland, Ontario ever since.

In 2006 he received the award of Master in the Academy of General Dentistry and in 2011 he was recognized with the “Lifetime Learning and Service Recognition Award” by the AGD. 

He has published articles for numerous dental journals and has given over 100 presentations to various dental organizations. In 2012 he was named, “Canadian AGD Dentist of the Year” by the Canadian AGD

From 1999 to 2009, Dr. Mancuso conceived, developed and ran “Millennium Aesthetics”- a live hands-on program that taught dentists and staff aesthetic diagnosis and treatment.

In 2015 he was appointed Co-director for the University of Toronto, Continuing Education, Cosmetic Dentistry Mini-Residency program for practicing dentists. He was Scientific Co-Chair for CARDP for the 2015 and 2019 meetings.

He currently serves as President of the Regional Niagara AGD study club.

Dr. Amanda Chan

Dr. Amanda Chan

DDS.

Amanda was born and raised in Toronto and attended Queen’s University for her undergraduate studies where she majored in psychology. Afterwards, she completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Toronto. She was initially drawn to dentistry through her father who cared for and built relationships with generations of patients over four decades at his dental practice in Pickering. Amanda has relocated with her husband, who was born and raised in the Niagara region. Amanda is an active member in the dental community and believes in the importance of lifelong learning. She is excited to be a part of the team at Welland Dental Care and looks forward to building relationships in the community of Welland and in the broader Niagara Region.

Peter Rotsaert

Peter Rotsaert

Denturist, CDT, DD

Peter graduated from the George Brown College, Denturist program in 1994. From graduation he joined Dr. Mancuso and has been with him ever since, working two days a week. Peter’s family is also in the dental business owning and operating a Dental Laboratory in Hamilton.

Introducing our Support Team of Dental Professionals

Our Office Administration Team

Annette

Annette

Patient Coordinator/Receptionist

Annette is a graduate of Niagara College as a Certified Dental Assistant and has been working within the dental profession for over 30 years.  She started with Welland Dental Care in 1996 as part of our Front Desk team and continues to help our patients with all of our patients administrative needs.

Lisa

Lisa

Treatment Coordinator/CDA Level II

Lisa began her Dental Assisting Career at Welland Dental Care in 1996. Over the years she advanced to a Level II Certified Dental Assistant which allowed her to be able to perform additional clinical duties within the office.  In 2001 Lisa took on the role of Treatment Coordinator with our Administrative Team and has since used both her clinical and administrative knowledge to help educate and guide our new patients and existing patients towards their dental goals.

Lindsay

Lindsay

Hygiene Coordinator

Immediately after graduating in 2002 from the Dental Office Administrative program at Niagara College, Lindsay started working within the dental field.  In June of 2012 she joined our Administrative Team and quickly became a wonderful addition to our Dental Family. She ensures that our patients remain scheduled for their Hygiene Recare appointments and maintains them on their individualized maintenance programs. She remains  in constant communication with our patients, making sure they stay on track with their oral care.

Our Hygiene Team

Rosa

Rosa

Dental Hygienist, RDH

Rosa graduated from Niagara College in 1992 as a Certified Dental Assistant and began her career within our office. She returned to school after a few years and in 1996 graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist.  Rosa has since remained a key member of our Hygiene Team.  She is dedicated to her career and continues to provide her patients with the best dental care possible. For more than 20 years Rosa has continued to further her hygiene career with ongoing continuing education courses and maintaining her professional portfolio.

Stephanie

Stephanie

Dental Hygienist, RDH

Stephanie graduated in 1992 from Hudson Valley Community College in New York and has been with Dr. Mancuso’s office ever since. She is dedicated to her profession and continuously strives to keep current on the latest advancements within the dental field. Stephanie provides our patients with over 25 years experience in her field.  

Sarah

Sarah

Dental Hygienist, RDH

In 2003 Sarah graduated from Niagara College as a Registered Dental Hygienist.  Since our team joining our team in 2004, she has faithfully provided her patients with excellent oral care for over 15 years, and strives to educate her patients about their individual needs. Sarah is dedicated to ongoing continuing education within her profession and ensures that her patients have a comfortable experience at every visit.

Becky

Becky

Dental Hygienist, RDH

Becky graduated wit honours from Niagara College as a Registered Dental Hygienist and she was  chosen as  the recipient of the “Dental Staff Award”. She has been part of our team since 2013. Becky is very passionate about helping others achieve their very best oral care.

Christina

Christina

Dental hygienist, RDH

Christina graduated from Niagara College with honors as a registered Dental Hygienist in 2017. She is the newest hygiene member within the office and excited to start her journey with our dedicated clients.

Our Dental Assistants

Emily

Emily

CDA Level II

Emily graduated in 2015 from Niagara College as a Certified Dental Assistant and  started her career immediately after.  In 2017 Emily joined our practice as our Hygiene Coordinator and worked with both our front desk team and our clinical team as well. Soon after, her Dental Assisting skills became such an asset to our team that she remained working with our clinical staff as a chair side assistant full-time. Emily looks forward to continuing to work along side Dr. Mancuso and our wonderful team of doctors so she can expand her dental knowledge and keep educated on the latest advancements in her field.

Jenn

Jenn

CDA Level II

Jennifer graduated from Niagara College in 2014 from the Dental Assisting program. She joined our team at Welland Dental Care in 2016, and has enjoyed working along side each doctor, where she continues to learn and builds new skills everyday. Jennifer’s love for dentistry started when she was a little girl, when she always had a great experience at the dentist every time she went. She strives each day to make our patient’s dental experience’s as pleasant as the ones she remembers.

 Caitlyn

Caitlyn

CDA Level II

Caitlyn graduated from Pre-Health Sciences at Niagara College in 2014.  She decided after that to apply to the Dental Program and successfully graduated in 2015 as a Certified Dental Assistant. She received the “Radiography Award” for that year which is presented to the student who excels in taking high quality x-rays, a definite asset to any practice.  As part of our clinical team, Caitlyn is a great team player who is always willing to lend a hand.