Our Team

Ferguson Family Dental aims to provide individuals with a comfortable and relaxed visit in a state of the art envrionment.  We strive to exceed your expectations through professional results with help from our fun and friendly tream. We are nothing without each other!

Dr. Ryan Ferguson, DDS (Dentist)

Dr. Ryan Ferguson graduated with honours from the University of Detroit Mercy. He is board certified in both Canada and the United States, where he worked at Detroit Receiving Hospital for two years. Among the many continuing education seminars he attends, he has also trained with the Las Vegas Institute for Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Ferguson is certified in implant placement and restoration and has experience in full mouth rehabilitation and neuromuscular disorders. He is also a trained member of the International Academy of Orthodontics, and a certified Invisalign provider and treats a number of orthodontic conditions. He has served as the board secretary and treasure for the Muskoa-Simcoe Dental Society.

Ryan, as he is known by his patients, understands that everyone’s dental needs varies. This is why he focuses on individuals and what is best for them in their current situation.  His favorite aspect of dentistry is how it can dramatically change a person’s self-esteem and confidence, leading to a new outlook on life.  Ryan is a self-proclaimed “foodie” and when he isn’t working to improve his patient’s smiles, he enjoys cooking, traveling, playing squash and having fun with his family and friends.


University of Detroit Mercy – USA
Las Vegas Institute for Cosmetic Dentistry – USA
Implant Placement and Restoration – USA
Muskoa-Simcoe Dental Society – Member
International Academy of Orthodontics- Member

Dr. Dean Stauffert, DDS (Dentist)

Dr. Dean Stauffert graduated from the University of Toronto and has been practicing in the Barrie area for over 30 years. His family’s background in dentistry has provided him with the unique opportunity to be involved in the profession from a young age. Dentistry has provided Dean with both the privilege and pleasure to help people with their health, via their dental care needs. He has been a long standing member with the Ontario Dental Association throughout his career. He enjoys sharing his trademark sense of humor and gentle nature with his patients and team members on a daily basis. When he is not trying to make his patients laugh, he enjoys taking his motorcycle out for a ride, or reading about health and wellness.


Ontario Dental Association - Member

Kelly, Team Leader (Certified Dental Assistant II)

Kelly is our Team Leader here at Ferguson Family Dental Care and helps us all have a positive day! She greets every patient with her dazzling smile. Kelly graduated in 2007 from CDI College as a Level 2 intra-oral assistant. Since graduating, she has had the opportunity to follow the path of dental administration, which she loves. She joined the Ferguson Team in 2007 as a student, and then became our indispensable permanent team member in 2009. Originally from Montreal, Kelly moved to Barrie in 2001 with her husband and beautiful daughter, they love calling Barrie home. Kelly and her family enjoy exploring and relaxing in the surrounding areas in their trailer. With her background in dental assisting and her thorough dental knowledge, she can answer any questions a patient may have about their treatment.

Deb, Health Care Facilitator 

Deb is the newest addition to our team. She loves people, loves to help people, and finds learning about people fascinating. She is passionate about health and wellness and is always reading a great book. Deb enjoys taking hikes, skating, cycling and running outdoors, with, or without her dogs. Spending time with family is a priority and Deb is always eager to take her camera on excursions.

Karen, Certified Dental Assistant II 

Karen has over 10 years of experience as a level 2 dental assistant, and has been a part of our team since the beginning. She enjoys her everyday patient interaction and looks forward to working as a team to help enhance our patient’s smiles. In her free time Karen enjoys spending time at her family farm and doing outdoor activities, such as riding four wheelers and snowmobiling, or taking her puppy Ruby on long walks.


CDI College - October 2002

Marnie, Registered Dental Hygienist 

Marnie has been in dental care for over 15 years and thrives at practicing dental hygienie. She graduated from Cambrian College with honours located in Sudbury, ON. Prior to dental hygiene she was a dental assistant for 3 years, where she graduated from Confederation College in Thunder Bay, On. She is a member in good standing of both the Canadian Dental Hygiene Association and the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. She brings extensive experience and expertise in periodontal therapy to our team. She is very passionate about her career and enjoys giving her patients the personalized dental care they deserve. Throughout her career she has participated in ongoing continuing education courses to further her profession, and is the lead hygienist in our orthodontic care. She is a mother to two beautiful children, and she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys running, cycling, swimming and working out at the gym. Usually in the summer months she is training for multiple triathlons.


Confederation College – Thunder Bay June 2009 to July 2010
Canadian Dental Hygiene Association – Member Since 2010
College of Dental Hygienists – Ontario June 2009 to July 2010
International Orthodontic Academy Member

Adzia R.R.D.H. Restorative Dental Hygienist 

Adzia graduated from Dental Hygiene in the spring of 2009 from Durham College in Oshawa. She recently completed her certification to become a Restorative Dental Hygienist. This means she works with the dentist to restore teeth with new fillings. She was born in the small town of Jasionow, Poland. As a teenager Adzia and her family moved to Canada in 2002. She completed her high school education at St. Joan of Arc in Barrie, receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the top scholarship. Prior to becoming a dental hygienist, she worked as a dental assistant for 2 years, which has helped to further her dental knowledge. She is now happy to be a member of the Ferguson Team. Adzia is very enthusiastic to learn and grow in her new career. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading and salsa dancing.


ODAH Member
Georgian College Graduate

Jacqueline, Registered Dental Hygienist (Clinical Coordinator)

Jacqueline is a dental hygienist that graduated with honours with bachelor’s degree in science. She has practiced dental hygiene for 10 years and regularly volunteered her hygiene services for the Veterans Hospital and nursing home in her home town. She currently works as our receptionist and clinical coordinator and is a part time hygienist with our team. Her clinical background is a great benefit utilized when discussing dental treatment with patients. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, crafting, volunteering and trying to paint. Jacqueline has joined dental mission initiatives that provided free care to those in need overseas. She believes a healthy smile is the key to a great smile.


CDHO- Canadian Dental Hygiene Organization
ADHA the American Dental Hygiene Association – Member Since 2008

Lindsay, Registered Dental Hygienist 

Lindsay graduated from Georgian College in dental hygiene and has been a wonderful asset to our team. She is an active member in her hygiene profession and enjoys expanding her knowledge through continuing education courses. Lindsay prides herself in providing quality dental care to everyone she sees. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exercising and training for cycling competitions.


Simcoe County Dental Hygienists’ Association – Member Since 2012