Dr Artiom was born in USSR and moved around the globe until he finally immigrated to Canada in 2007 to make the city of Winnipeg his home for good. He grew up in a family of dental professionals and has been personally involved in the dental field since 2010 when he graduated with honours from CDI College in Winnipeg as a Dental Assistant. Working as an assistant for a few years gave Artiom a unique perspective on the field of dentistry and he developed a true passion for the profession. Being the challenge seeking person he is, Artiom decided to advance his education and pursue his ultimate goal of becoming a dentist. While working as a Dental Assistant at several locations in Winnipeg, and attending both University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba, Artiom served as a director on the Manitoba Dental Assistant Association Board and was a part of the Manitoba Dental Association committee as a representative of his profession. Throughout dental school Artiom was involved is several Movember fundraising initiatives organized by his class and had a unique opportunity of going to Churchill MB to provide dental treatment to this remote community.
Artiom’s dream of becoming a dentist has become a reality and in 2017 he graduated from UofM College of Dentistry with both Doctor of Medical Dentistry and Bachelor in Science (dent) degrees.
Dr Artiom is highly competent at providing a variety of dental treatments such as general and cosmetic dentistry, dental emergency, oral surgery, complete and partial dentures, crown and bridge, implants, teeth whitening and much more. For his young patients or those patients who simply don't feel at ease when seeing the dentist, in addition to his calmness and professionalism Artiom is offering Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) sedation to create a more comfortable patient experience.
In his time off work Artiom enjoys the outdoors, a good book to read, and spending time with his wife Yuliya and their kids Adam and Tommy.
“When it comes to any aspect of my life, there is no such a thing as compromise; I will take nothing less than perfection, and dentistry is no different. I believe in personal commitment to quality and highest standards. Keeping teeth healthy is crucial to maintaining confidence, social status, and overall health and I take pride in being there for my patients to help them keep their beautiful smile for years to come.
I personally invite you to come and witness the skill of dentistry meeting the art.”
Kayla joined our office in January of 2019 and brings over 10 years of experience working in the dental field. Kayla is responsible for coordinating patient appointments as well as overseeing the day to day operations of the office. Kayla‘s favorite thing about her role at the office is building relationships with patients and making sure they feel at ease when they come to our clinic. In her spare time Kayla enjoys going on road trips to see her family in Ontario and spending time on the lake.
Laura brings over 20 years of experience in the Dental field to her role as a Dental Hygienist. She worked for 10 years as a Dental Assistant before graduating from the University of Manitoba School of Dental Hygiene in 2013. Laura’s favorite part about her job is helping her patients achieve and maintain a healthy and bright smile. Laura is invested in advancing her education and strives to continually grow and learn the best practices to benefit her patients . keeping her patients comfortable throughout their appointment is Laura’s expertise. Outside of the office Laura enjoys baking and crafting especially when she can do it with her family and fur babies.
Jordyn graduated from the University of Manitoba School of Dental Hygiene in 2018 and joined the Affinity Dental team shortly thereafter. She is passionate about oral health and creating a positive dental experience for all her patients. One of her favorite things about her job is getting to know her patients and building a rapport with them. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out at the lake, golfing, hiking, and cooking new recipes for family and friends.
Maryna graduated from CDI College Dental Assisting program in 2016. Maryna is committed to growth and self improvement and has applied it in her field by advancing her education and taking on numerous roles at the office including assisting, sterilization, reception, and more. Maryna recognizes the importance of exceptional patient care, education, and comfort always striving to be the BEST! Maryna’s favorite part of her job is knowing that she can help patients improve their oral health and also their self-confidence. In her spare time Maryna enjoys staying active and spending time with her fiancé and pet bunnies.
Sara is a 2020 graduate from CDI college Dental Assistant program. She is excited to be joining our team at Affinity and looks forward to interacting with patients and learning more about her chosen profession. In her spare time Sara enjoys spending time with friends and family, staying active, and volunteering at Concordia place.