Meet our Staff
Dubravka has been working as a Dental Hygienist at our office since 1997. She graduated from the Hygiene program at the University of Manitoba and started her hygiene career here at Redwood. Through the years she has continually upgraded her skills and always stays informed on current dental research. Dubravka enjoys working and interacting with people. She is fluent in Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian.
Nicole (Nikki) Froggatt
Nikki graduated from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Aux in May 2017. Prior to becoming a hygienist Nikki spent two years working as a dental assistant, she has always had an interest in dentistry and is excited to continue gaining knowledge and experience in the field. In her spare time she enjoys many outdoor activities including snowboarding, fishing, hunting and quading. She also enjoys travelling and spending time with family, friends and her dog Tucker.
Jaelle (pronounced J.L.) graduated from the school of dental hygiene at the University of Manitoba in June 2016. She has since practiced in Brandon for a little over a year, but decided to move back to Winnipeg to continue her passion in the field of dental hygiene. Jaelle is also currently working on oral health education programs for the community. In her spare time she enjoys country living with her fiance and dog named Beau.
Laurie has been at Redwood Dental since 2006. Her many years of experience make her an expert at answering any questions about insurance, pricing, and payment. Over the years Laurie has built many relationships with our patients and ensures that all patients are informed and taken care of the moment they walk into our office. In her spare time she is a volunteer committee member for the Manitoba Movement Centre for people with movement disabilities. She also enjoys golf, entertaining and cooking.
Hillary has been a level 2 Dental Assistant at Redwood Dental Centre since 2006. Before working at Redwood, Hillary was actually a patient here since she was a child. Hillary says she always enjoyed going to dentist as a child so naturally that led her down the career path of Dental Assisting. She enjoys building relationships with our patients, as gaining their trust is important and rewarding.
Marilyn has been a Dental Assistant at Redwood Dental since 2009. Her focus is on sterilization protocol and keeping the office environment clean, organized and comfortable for all of our patients. She is caring, friendly and always eager to assist in whatever needs you may have. Marilyn is a cat lover and enjoys spending her spare time reading novels.
Allison has been Dr. Foroughi’s assistant since 2013 at Redwood Dental. She has a great ability to make patients feel at ease with her contagious laugh and treats all of our patients with care and compassion. She particularly likes Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant placements. In her spare time she enjoys being active and traveling. Ally has been to Papa New Guinea and Australia.
Alex has been a Dental Assistant at Redwood Dental since 2013. He moved to Canada from Moscow, Russia in 2008 and is fluent in speaking Russian. Alex has a passion for the field of dentistry and is currently advancing his studies at the University of Manitoba.
Courtney graduated from Red River College in 2018 She did her practicum here at Redwood Dental Centre which led to her employment here after she completed the program. She is excited for everything she will learn on the job. To further her education she also completed the Orthodontic module at RRC.
Vanessa has been a level 2 dental assistant for the last 8 years. She recently came back to work after being on maternity leave. She is happy to be back into the swing of things. Getting to know the patients and helping them feel comfortable in the dental office are what keeps her motivated. In her spare time she loves to play video games and spend time with her family.
Loralee has been working in the dental field as a Dental Assistant since 1992. Her focus now is mainly reception but is still current in her field and does some chair-side assisting in our office for the dentists. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her sons, crafting and baking.