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.

EXPERIENCE
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.

EXPERIENCE
Ontario Dental Association - Member

Kelley, CDAII Team Leader 


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.

Karen, CDAII 


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.

EXPERIENCE
CDI College - October 2002

Nicole, CDAII 


Nicole is a certified dental assistant and is President of the Fun Factor in our office. Her favorite part of her job is working with our pediatric patients and helping them to have a great experience. You will probably hear her infectious laugh while she is caring for our patients and making them feel at ease. Nicole’s positive attitude and willingness to help everyone, is one of her many great qualities. When she isn’t busy zipping around Barrie on her motorcycle, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

EXPERIENCE 
Certificate of Dental Assistant - July 2007

Marnie, R.D.H. 


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.

EXPERIENCE
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

Marion, R.D.H. 


Marion graduated with Honours from the University of Toronto in 1976 where she received her Diploma in Dental Hygiene. Marion has 36 years of experience in the areas of Education as a faculty member at Georgian College for 4 years, in Public Health and in General Practice.
She is a founding and active member of the Simcoe County Dental Hygienists’ Association since 1982 and served on the executive for several years.
She joined our Dental Health Team in June 2009 after 33 years of providing patient care in her family’s dental practice in Barrie.
Marion enjoys gardening, biking, hiking and needlework. She has volunteered and held executive positions in Parent Council, Girl Guides of Canada and The Centaurus Pony Club. Marion is enthusiastic about her profession, continuing education and the dental care she provides to her patients.

EXPERIENCE
University of Toronto – Dental Hygiene June 1972 – July 1976
Georgian College – Member Since 2010
Simcoe County Dental Hygienists’ Association – Member Since 1982

Adiza, R.D.H. 


Adzia graduated from Dental Hygiene in the spring of 2009 from Durham College in Oshawa. 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.

EXPERIENCE
ODAH Member
Georgian College Graduate

Jacqueline, R.D.H, Clinical Coordinator 


Jacqueline is a dental hygienist that graduated with honours with bachelor’s degree in science. She has practiced dental hygiene for 9 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. In 2006 & 2008 she joined a dental mission’s trip that provided free care to those in need overseas. Jacqueline believes a great smile begins with a healthy smile.

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

Lindsay, R.D.H. 


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.

EXPERIENCE
Simcoe County Dental Hygienists’ Association – Member Since 2012

Theresa, Health Care Facilitator 


Theresa graduated from George Brown College in 2009 in Dental Administration and has experience as a Clinical and Treatment Coordinator. Helping people understand their options when it comes to their health care is one her favourtie aspects of her job. Her excitment for learning new things and challenging herself is one of Theresa's many strengths. In her spare time, Theresa enjoys volunteering with the Canadian Red Cross, traveling and spending time with her family and Fur Baby Cali, her lovable German Sheppard.