Meet Our Team

Our experienced and caring staff will make you their priority. They will strive to make every visit positive and relaxing. It is important to us for you to have a positive and stress free dental experience.

Dr. Neeraj Bansal, DDS

Dr. Neeraj Bansal received his Bachelors of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Punjabi University, India in the year of 2000. Dr. Bansal delved into the concepts of dentistry, and went on to receive his Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS) in Periodontics from SDM college of Dental Sciences, India. Dr. Bansal was excited to share his knowledge and love of dentistry therefore decided to spend time teaching in a dental school from 2005 to 2009. Dr. Bansal graduated with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the prestigious institution UCSF School of Dentistry, San Francisco in 2013. He graduated with honours in clinical dentistry and endodontics. As a student there, he took elective courses in Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Bansal has vast experience in periodontal management and surgical procedures ranging from extractions to grafting. In fact, counting his past year achievements, he has done several courses, in order to explore the dentistry further. He believes “If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old”. Therefore, he has received certifications in the field of:

  • Oral Sedation - Sleep Dentistry - University of Toronto, 2013
  • Crown Lengthening – Perio Institute, 2014
  • Soft Tissue grafting – Perio Institute, 2014
  • Perio-Surgery – Perio Institute, 2014
  • Implants - Mini Residency – Toronto Institute of Dental Excellence, 2014
  • Teeth in a Day – Toronto, 2016
  • Fellowship ICOI - New Orleans, 2017

Dr. Bansal has devoted his career to learning everything about, and advancing, innovative dental techniques and materials. His combination of cutting-edge dental technology, along with his vast experience and his artistic eye, means that he can transform a smile painlessly. Dr. Bansal possesses a warm and friendly "chair-side" manner, and it is his innate warmth, patience and sincerity that make the difference in his care. His patients often comment that he is a "meticulous perfectionist" who offers the highest level of skill along with a friendly and optimistic personality. He will listen to your concerns and will address each of them in his treatment as he cares about patients through spending time with them, and acting as a consultant or advisor for their dental health. He employs the latest equipment and techniques to provide a predictable and pain-free experience.

Aside from practicing specialized dentistry, Dr. Bansal likes music, watching movies and playing tennis. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario with his beautiful dentist wife and their 7 year old son. We are very excited he has joined our team and look forward to many years of providing the best possible patient care with him.

"Knowing is not enough, we must apply; willingness is not enough, we must do."

Dr Rajdeep Ghai

This quote from the past signifies Dr Rajdeep Ghai’s approach to life as well as profession. He believes that bringing a smile to his patients in agony is the biggest reward to him.

With over 25 years of professional experience, Dr Ghai has a great passion for learning and bringing forth latest innovations for the benefits of his patients. After graduating in Dentistry from Punjabi University, Dr Ghai started his own practice immediately.

In his quest for knowledge and interest in the latest technology to support his chosen profession, Dr Ghai attended numerous continuous education and hands on courses and workshops.

As a foreign-trained dentist he immigrated to Canada in 2009 and achieved certification from The National Dental Examination Board of Canada and licensing from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.

He believes that there is no substitute to hard work and giving ones best. He has passion for sports and keeps himself physically and mentally healthy with yoga and meditation.

"Happiness doesn’t lie in pleasure but in relief from pain."

Dr. Gurleen Saroya

Dr. Gurleen Saroya graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) from the University of Manitoba in 2018. She moved to Ottawa following her graduation and joined our wonderful team.

Before moving to Canada in 2013, she received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) degree from Baba Farid university (India). In her pursuit of providing pain-free dentistry she received her certification in nitrous oxide sedation.

She is passionate about dentistry and like all aspects of dentistry, her utmost priority is providing patient centered care. She follows the “Platinum Rule” which is treat every patient the way they want to be treated. She emphasises on patient-doctor communication; listen to patients and involve them in treatment plan, when patients are empowered and knowledgeable the best dental work can be done. To Dr. Gurleen, enhancing oral health is satisfying but seeing patients regaining their confidence and smile is very rewarding.

She is a currently a member of Ontario Dental Association (ODA) and represents the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) proudly.

In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, spending time with her family, shopping and travelling. She will admit that she has a case of wanderlust and wishes to go on world tour. She lives in Ottawa with her husband.

"The only way to do great work is to love what you do."

Glenda - Office Manager

Glenda was born and raised in Southampton, Ontario. She graduated from Georgian College, Orillia in 1995 as a Certified Dental Assistant. In 2000, Glenda pursued further studies at Durham College, Oshawa, graduating with honors from the Level II Dental Assisting Program.
She joined Dentistry @ Arnprior in November 2011 working as a Dental Assistant and Receptionist. She is now the office manager for [email protected] and business operations manager of our affiliated offices; Dentistry @ Renfrew, Dentistry @ Almonte, and The Arnprior Tooth Doctor.
Glenda is well versed in all aspects of patient care, having worked on both the clinical and administrative sides of dentistry.
Glenda resides near Blakeney with her husband and their teenage daughter and son. In her spare time, she enjoys being with family and friends, gardening, beekeeping, playing ball hockey, and being outdoors.

“When you change a smile, you can change a life.”

Nicole - Dental Hygienist

Nicole was raised in the small village of Foresters Falls, Ontario. She spent her high school years working at a nursing home in Cobden where she realized her love for helping others and working in the health care field.
Nicole graduated from Canadore College in North Bay, Ontario in 2011 as a Registered Dental Hygienist and began her career shortly after in Pembroke, Ontario. Relocating to Arnprior had always been Nicole’s dream, so when there was an opportunity to be a part of the Dentistry @ Arnprior Team in 2012, she didn’t have to think twice.
Nicole currently resides in Arnprior with her husband and two children. In her spare time, she enjoys volleyball in the summer, hunting in the fall and hockey in the winter.

"Keep your face to the sunshine, and you cannot see a shadow."

Carole-Anne – Dental Hygienist

Carole-Anne is a registered dental hygienist who graduated in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec. Joining our team full time in 2020, she had been a casual member of our team since 2018. On top of being an amazing dental hygienist, Carole-Anne is one of our bilingual team members being able to speak French. She is also amazing at calming and working with our pediatric patients.

Tara - Administrator

Tara was born and raised in Renfrew where she still resides with her husband. Tara graduated from the Nursing Unit Clerk program at Algonquin College in 2018. She joined the [email protected] team as a dental administrator in June 2019 and brought over her many years of customer service to become a great asset to the team. In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing by the pool, four wheeling and spending time with her three children.

"A Warm Smile is the Universal Language of Kindness."

Kim – Administrator

Kim graduated in 1997 with a diploma in Network Administration. She transitioned into finances with extensive training after starting her family to allow the flexibility needed. Her background in financial management and customer service allowed her to then transition into the dentistry field in office administration. Kim joined our team in July 2020. If you ask her what her favourite thing is about working here she will say “its the team spirit of the office and being able to interact and getting to know each and everyone of our patients while be able to offer them options for maintaining their oral health”. Being the last point of contact for our patients and being able to make sure they are happy makes Kim the most content.

In her free time Kim enjoys spending time with family and friends around a good bon fire and being able to curl up with a good book.

“Never regret anything that made you smile” - Mark Twain

Eden – Administrator

Originally from Sudbury, she moved to Arnprior when she was 8. She received her diploma in social work from Algonquin college in 2010. We can always count on Eden to be our source for jokes, sarcasm, and movie quotes. She loves to sing, late-night autumn drives and has a soft spot for animals, especially her 2 cats and 3 dogs.

"Believe you can and you're halfway there."

Ceallaigh - Administrator

Ceallaigh (spoken as Kayla) was born in Oshawa, Ontario. Her family moved to the Metcalfe area outside of Ottawa until the age of 12, at which time she moved with her mother to Belfast, Northern Ireland. She went on to graduate from Lincoln University, England with a BSc (Hons) in forensic science. With her newly attained skills, Ceallaigh became a reporting forensic scientist with a specialization in fibers. Ceallaigh decided to move back to Canada along with her fiancee, to be closer to her brothers.

"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that an airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."

Stephanie – Dental Assistant

Stephanie was born and raised in Kemptville, Ontario. After graduating from Level 2 Dental Assisting in 2010 she moved to Arnprior. Although she went to school to pursue a career as a Dental Assistant, Stephanie was thrilled to join the [email protected] team as an Office Administrator. In her free time, she loves spending time with her two sons, family and friends. She also loves gardening, hiking and spending time reading poetry and inspiring quotes.

"Teeth Are Always in Style"

Stacy – Dental Assistant

Stacy originally grew up in sunny California before moving to Ottawa and eventually Renfrew, where she resides with her husband. Bringing 16 years of dental experience to our team, her journey stared when she attended Algonquin college for the Dental Assistant level II course and graduated in 2004.

She loves being on the lake and immersing herself in the great outdoors. Campfires spend with family is by far her favourite thing ever. Cooking and reading are a close second! She has 2 dogs and a cat that she refers to as “her babies”.

"A loving heart is the truest wisdom."

Allison – Sterilization Technician

Originally born and raised in White Lake where she still resides with her husband and two beautiful daughters. Allison became an IPAC certified sterilization technician in September 2020 and joined our team shortly after.

In her spare time, she in an avid outdoor enthusiast getting her fresh air by either hiking, 4-wheeling, or spending time at her hunt camp.

"Peace begins with a smile."

Courtney – Dental Assistant

Born in Barrie, Ontario. Courtney graduated from dental assisting level 2 in 2012. She is currently living in the little village of Appleton, with her two beautiful daughters and husband. In her spare time, she surrounds herself with family and friends. Often spending weekends at the family cottage in white lake. Hobbies include adventures in nature and hiking, going on trips close to home, weightlifting/cardio routines, music, reading and aesthetics.

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."

Brandon – Marketing Coordinator

Brandon is an Ottawa Valley native born and raised in Arnprior. He graduated from St. Lawrence College with an advanced diploma in Advertising and Marketing Communications Management. Brandon believes in employing a balanced marketing mix that uses both traditional and digital forms of media. Outside of the office Brandon can be found fishing, golfing, travelling somewhere warm and coaching youth tackle football.

For all marketing inquiries please contact Brandon at [email protected].

“Marketing is really just about sharing your passion.” - Michael Hyatt