Park Place Dental
A Great Dentist

Meet the Team at Park Place Dental

The team at Park Place Dental works hard to make your dental care easy!

All of us are committed to the same goal – for you to enjoy the benefits of a healthy smile. It helps that we all love what we do because we know it can make the difference between an ordinary dental visit and one that leaves you feeling happy and confident about your smile.

We are all looking forward to meeting you in person, but until then, please take a moment to get to know our outstanding professional team!

Youngwoo Joo

Dentist

Dr. Joo currently resides in Vaughan, Canada. He received his undergraduate training at the University of Toronto and graduated with degrees in zoology and human biology. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from NYU College of Dentistry.

Dr. Joo has received extensive training in dental bone grafting using a process called Platelet Rich Fibrin, or PRF, which offers optimum results and healing. He’s also completed advanced training in periodontal, or gum, surgeries, and he’s certified for administering IV sedation.

Implant Residency from TIDE (The Institute of Dental Excellence) in Toronto

Extended Implant Education regarding socket grafting, Guided bone regeneration (Bone grafting), Immediate implants placements, and PRF (Platelet Rich Fibrin) Application from BITES institute

IV sedation certification from University of Toronto

Periodontal surgeries including soft tissue grafting, crown lengthening & pocket reduction surgeries from PERIO institute and TIA (Toronto Implant Academy)

Full Mouth reconstruction and esthetic veneers & crowns from Dr. Phelan's Occlusion Design and Esthetic design.

One of the things Dr. Joo enjoys most about being a dentist is getting to know his patients and building trust and life-long relationships. He loves educating patients about the importance of oral health and how it affects their overall health and well-being. Dr. Joo considers the appreciation and acknowledgment from patients for the quality of work they received one of the most rewarding aspects of his job.

When he’s not helping patients maintain their oral health, Dr. Joo can be found snowboarding, golfing, or watching basketball. He is not a hockey guy yet but trying!

Ellie Moore

Dentist

Dr. Moore is originally from Penticton, Vancouver . She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Toronto and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the New York University College of Dentistry.

One of the aspects of her job that Dr. Moore loves most is working with children. She says, “I love kids, and it is rewarding when I can give kids their healthy smile back and provide a great dental experience. In addition, I love to help patients to overcome their fear of the dental office. Whatever their fears are, we will work it out together and turn their appointments into a pleasant experience.”

Dr. Moore also enjoys snowboarding, golfing, and watching movies in her free time.

Tiffany Hodgkinson

Hygienist

Tiffany is a people-person who is always energetic, bubbly and eager to meet new people! Her approachable and playful personality allows her to work closely and comfortably with patients of all ages.

She is currently living in Barrie, Ontario and grew up in a small rural community called Chesley, located two hours west of Barrie. Tiffany graduated from both the dental assisting and dental hygiene programs at Georgian College. She is also a member of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association and The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario.

As a Dental Hygienist, her true passion is to work with patients to improve and maintain a happy, healthy smile. Tiffany has experience in teeth whitening, custom-made mouth guards, gentle teeth cleaning, treating patients with periodontal disease and is dedicated to providing personalized quality of care that meets the highest standards of dental practice.

Kinisha Spencer

Treatment Coordinator


Kinisha's dental career began in 2014 when she graduated with a diploma in Office and Chairside Dental Assisting. She then later achieved a passing score on the National Dental Assisting Board Examination certifying her as a dental assistant.

Kinisha has since worked in various offices with many associates and specialists as an assistant and receptionist expanding her knowledge and skill set in the dental field. 
Out of all chairside procedures, Kinisha loves Oral Surgery and has experience assisting in sleep dentistry; including oral sedatives, nitrous oxide, IV sedation, and General Anesthesia.

As receptionist Kinisha has gained experience dealing with a variety of insurance companies. She makes it her goal to gather all necessary information on your behalf from your dental insurance plan to ensure your appointments run smoothly.
As Treatment coordinator Kinisha is dedicated to finding solutions that are cosmetically sound and financially affordable for all our patients! 

Kinisha is friendly and approachable and is always happy to answer any questions you may have!

Samantha Onorati

Patient Coordinator

Samantha has a background in psychology and human resource management but you can always hear her say “dental has found me“ . With seven years of experience as a dental office administrator she is happy to join our team. Her experience with insurance and accounts receivable is an asset to our patients and our dental practice, and you can always be sure to be greeted with a warm smile! Samantha is very customer service oriented and considers it a pleasure to help all of our patients achieve the maximum benefits our office has to offer! Her hobbies include time spent with family and friends, movies and anything associated with winter.

Brieann Menear

Dental Assistant Level II

Jessica Miccoli

Patient Coordinator

Jessica is new to the dental field and is always eager to learn all the aspects dentistry has to offer. Jessica is excited for this new beginning and finds dentistry very fascinating. With a previous background in social service work and many years of customer service; she is very empathetic, kind and super friendly. You can catch her at the gym on her spare time, and loves spending time with family and friends.

Ivana Manicapelli

Dental Assistant Level II

Since graduating dental assisting school in 2012, Ivana has worked in the health and wellness industry for the last 6 years. New to the dental field, Ivana has decided to start her new career journey with Park Place Dental as a dental assistant. Ivana is excited to learn all aspects of assisting and getting to know all of the patients. On her spare time, Ivana enjoys reading, going for long walks and going on new mini adventures with her three kids.

A Healthy smile is just a click away.
"This dental office is super friendly. They do everything in-house. Braces too!"