The Young Dentistry Team

Dr. Kevin Young – Dentist

To Dr. Young, establishing a dental clinic and making his career in his hometown of Georgetown, Ontario is a privilege. His grandfather, father and mother have all practiced as pharmacists locally and he is proud to continue providing healthcare to the community.

He is a graduate of Georgetown District High School, where his interest in science and health was nurtured. He earned an Honours Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from McMaster University in 1998. At the University of Western Ontario School of Dentistry he graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery and was his class valedictorian in 2003. He has since been active in expanding his clinical skills with courses in sedation dentistry, orthodontics, implant surgery and sleep disorders dentistry.

His interests outside of work include spending time with his wife Christy and sons Oliver and Damon. Dr. Young is also an avid automobile racer and snowboarder.

Dr. Marcia Domingos – Dentist

Dr. Domingos completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery with honors at the University College Cork in Ireland. Dr. Domingos is also an Alumni of the University of Waterloo where she completed both her Bachelor of Science as well as her Masters of Science degree.

You will find Dr. Domingos takes her time with each of her patients to allow for all questions to be addressed, leaving her patients feeling at ease and looking forward to their next visit.

In her personal life, Dr. Domingos enjoys her time off spent with her husband and daughter. She is an avid runner, baker, and advocate for living a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Jonathan Yu – Dentist

Dr. Jonathan Yu was born and raised in Windsor, ON. He completed his bachelors and masters degrees in chemistry at the University of Windsor where he was an active researcher and student leader in the Faculty of Science. Dr. Yu received his dental training from the University of Toronto. As the graduating dental class president and vice-president of communications of the Dental Students Society, he values helping his peers to become better clinicians by organizing root canal and restorative sessions to hone their skills. His contributions were acknowledged by the prestigious Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award.

Dr. Yu pursued dentistry because it brings joy to him when a healthy beautiful smile is brought to life and building trusted relationships with his patients and colleagues.

Outside of work, Dr. Yu enjoys road cycling, soccer, and photography.

Julie Pedro – Certified Dental Assistant

Julie has been a Certified Dental Assistant Level II since 1997.  Julie joined the Young Dentistry team in 2022.  She brings with her extensive knowledge and experience and her warm welcoming nature makes patients feel at ease.  Julie, her husband and her two children have lived in Georgetown since 2010.  In her free time, Julie enjoys cooking, reading, antiques, DIY projects and travelling.

Dana Welters – Registered Dental Hygienist

Dana grew up in the Glen Williams area of Georgetown.  Dana was an active member of the local ballet school as well as a member of the Blue Fins Swim Club.  Dana attended Bishop Reding Secondary School and continued her education at George Brown College to become a Dental Assistant.  She then worked alongside Dr. Young for a few years and once again advanced her education by attending the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and graduated in 2006.  Dana has explored working overseas in New Zealand and Australia for a number of years where she enjoyed great success in her career.  Dana takes enormous pride in ensuring her patients receive the very best of treatment under her care.

In her spare time Dana enjoys cooking, camping, canoeing, hiking and spending time with her husband Shawn and their two boys Conor and Cole.

Penny Dunbar – Certified Dental Assistant

Penny joined the Young Dentistry team in 2016 and brings with her over 20 years of experience in the dental field.  She lives in Georgetown where she and her husband are raising their two active girls.  Penny enjoys going with her older daughter to swimming lessons and watching her younger daughter play rep soccer.  In her spare time Penny enjoys cooking and baking with her family.

Ilona Szczepanik – Registered Dental Hygienist

Ilona is a 2007 graduate of Regency Dental Hygiene Academy.  Joining our team in 2017 , Ilona brings with her many years of dental experience.   Ilona’s love of dentistry and passion to constantly learn make her a dedicated dental hygienist both in private practice and outside in the community.  Ilona creates strong relationships with her patients built on trust and strives to make every patient feel comfortable under her care.

In her time away from the dental chair Ilona and her husband Matt are busy parents to 3 little ones.  They enjoy spending outdoor time together, cottage trips, swimming and enjoying our beautiful community of Georgetown.

Heather Fingado – Registered Dental Hygienist

Heather grew up in Mississauga where she attended Lorne Park Secondary graduating from the dental assisting program and receiving the Ontario Dental Association’s Academic Award of Excellence.  She then continued onto Dental Hygiene at Lakeland College  in Cleveland, Ohio graduating with honours in 1993.
With over 33 years of experience in the dental field, and her passion, dedication, and love for her profession, Heather is devoted to offering quality care including educating and encouraging her patients to maintain good oral health.
When not seeing patients, Heather enjoys travelling, hiking, cooking, reading, and spending time with her family here in Georgetown.

Elyse Reynolds – Registered Dental Hygienist

Elyse is a registered dental hygienist with 15 years’ experience in the dental field. Elyse moved back to Ontario five years ago. Before that she was living in British Columbia where she enjoyed much of the landscape and outdoor activities. Elyse has since been rediscovering all the forest hideaways and hiking paths she can find. Her favourite pastime is exploring through the outdoors from camping, canoeing, kayaking, snowshoeing (got to add a winter one – I am Canadian) and discovering rad rollerblading spots. Most of the time, her seven-year-old daughter tags along too! Elyse loves animals and currently has two cats.

Elyse is always working on ways to increase her continuing education for personal growth as well as being an advocate for her clients. Currently, she is halfway through the process of completing a bachelor’s in health administration at Toronto Metropolitan University. Under her scope of practice as a Hygienist she also performs consultations and programs for orofacial myofunctional therapy and oral habit elimination programs.

Elyse’s favourite part of her job is client education. Her current expertise is knowledge of the process of cavities and the interventions needed to implement the best steps to take on an individual’s needs.

Krishna Rajput – Front Desk Administrator/Certified Dental Assistant

Krishna completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in India in 2015, she graduated as Dental Assistant in Canada in 2017 and joined Young Dentistry in 2019. She lives in Brampton with her husband and a son. She enjoys reading books, travelling and cooking.

Natasha Samaroo – Registered Dental Hygienist

Natasha has been helping out the Young Dentistry team since 2015.  She grew up in Etobicoke and attended Marian Academy Catholic Secondary School.  She began her dental career as a dental assistant in 2005 and later went on to become at Dental Hygienist in 2007.  She is passionate about educating and providing the best dental care possible to her patients.

Outside of the dental office she enjoys spending time with her husband Raymond and their three kids.  She also runs her own photography business specializing in newborn and family photography.

Jessica Jones – Registered Dental Hygienist

Jessica grew up here in Georgetown and still lives local. Jessica graduated from the dental assisting program at Fanshawe College in 2019 and graduated from the dental hygiene program in 2021 at Niagara College. She is passionate about creating relationships with her patients here at the office and providing great dental care to all. Outside of the office Jessica likes to spend time with her fiance Jason, family and friends while having a love and interest for antiques, vintage markets and small-town shops.

Tanya Martin – Front Desk Administrator

Tanya has been in the dental field since 2009.  She enjoys getting to know new and existing patients and establishing positive client relationships.  Tanya’s expertise lies in helping patients navigate their insurance to optimize their dental health care.  She lives in Georgetown with her husband.  In her time off time enjoys listening to music, shopping and DIY projects.