The family dentistry professionals that make up the staff at Dentisterie @ Casselman are more than a team. They’re a family, working together to provide a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere for every patient they serve. Fully bilingual and always approachable, the Dentisterie @ Casselman dental clinic is ready to help you with all your dental care needs. Dentisterie @ Casselman strives to provide exceptional service in a convenient location that serves the community, letting you enjoy the latest treatments and services without requiring a trip to the city.

Meet the Dentisterie @ Casselman Team

Dr. Hanan Taraf | D.M.D.

Dr. Hanan Taraf | D.M.D.

Dr. Hanan Taraf is an experienced dentist dedicated to providing the highest quality of service to her patients, all with warmth and a friendly smile.

Dr. Taraf’s first practice was in Morocco, where she was born and raised. In 2005, she came to Canada, studying at the Université de Montréal where she earned her Canadian DMD Degree, graduating in June of 2010.

She’s never stopped learning, however; Dr. Taraf’s dedication to continuing education led her to take further studies so she could offer oral sedation to ensure even the most anxious patients are able to enjoy stress-free treatment. Dr. Taraf is also a graduate from the University of Toronto’s Mini Implant Residency with associate professor Dr. Mark Lin.

A busy mother of two beautiful girls, Dr. Taraf is closely involved with the community in her spare time.

Dr. Raja Sandhu | B.D.S., D.M.D.

Dr. Raja Sandhu | B.D.S., D.M.D.

After five years of dental training at Punjabi University in India and earning his Bachelors of Dental Surgery Degree, Dr. Raja Sandhu graduated from Boston’s Tufts University, earning a Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Shortly thereafter, in 2007, Dr. Sandhu received his Laser Dentistry certification.

Dr. Sandhu offers implant dentistry and sedation dentistry to patients who are anxious or worried about a checkup.

To better serve patients, Dr. Sandhu has also received mastership from the American Dental Implant Association and completed a Mini Implant Residency with University of Toronto associate professor Dr. Mark Lin. To date, Dr. Sandhu has handled over 1,700 sedation cases and placed over 1,500 dental implants.

Naoual | Registered Dental Hygienist

Naoual | Registered Dental Hygienist

Born in Morocco and raised between Morocco and Spain, Naoual graduated with high honours from La Cité’s Dental Hygiene Program in 2016, becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist. Naoual has also received an award from the Ottawa Dental Hygiene Society, and updates and augments her skills and education by regularly attending courses and conferences.

When she’s not working with the fantastic team at Dentisterie @ Casselman, she enjoys spending time with her family and beautiful daughter. Naoual is also closely involved in the community as a dedicated and passionate volunteer.

Samantha | Registered Dental Hygienist

Samantha | Registered Dental Hygienist

Originally from the small town of Dunvegan, Ontario, Samantha now calls Casselman home, and spent her high school years working at the family business at Ranger Convenience. Samantha’s always had a passion for helping others, and chose to pursue a career in the dental field as a result.

Graduating from Canadore College in North Bay in 2014 as a Registered Dental Hygienist, Samantha joined the Dentisterie @ Casselman family in 2014 and has been a welcome and valued member of the team ever since. In her spare time, Samantha enjoys scrapbooking, fishing, and spending time with her family and friends.

Chantal | Assistant

Chantal | Assistant

Born in Montmagny, Quebec, Chantal now calls Embrun home. She comes to Dentisterie @ Casselman from Charlesbourg where she studied in and graduated from a dental assistant program before working in the field.

Chantal is a highly attentive dental assistant, and provides a high level of care to every one of her patients. She’s committed to the dental well-being of all of Dentisterie @ Casselman’s patients.

A mother of two wonderful boys, when Chantal isn’t working, she can be found enjoying nature, walking her dog, or spending time with those she cares about.

Zeinab | Receptionist

Zeinab | Receptionist

Zee grew up in the small town of Hampton, New Brunswick. From an early age, she knew she wanted to help those around her, and pursued a career that would let her do exactly that.

Zee graduated from the Level II Dental Assisting program at the Dental Assistants College of Saint John New Brunswick. In her spare, time Zee loves reading a great novel and indulging in the culinary arts.