Dr Laurie Cruise
Dr. Laurie Cruise graduated from the University of Guelph with an Honours B.Sc. in Biological Science. She then went on to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Toronto, graduating in 1992. In January, 1993, she began practicing dentistry in Uxbridge. In August of 2007, she and her family moved to Uxbridge and have become an integral part of the community. Dr. Cruise is a dedicated professional who performs work of high quality, with meticulous adherence to proper technique. She believes strongly in the importance of educating and informing patients so that they can be confident and secure in their course of treatment. Dr. Cruise also enjoys working with children, and helping them feel comfortable and relaxed in the dentist’s chair. Dr. Cruise is member in good standing of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. She is also a member of the Ontario Dental Association and the Toronto Crown and Bridge Study Club.
Dr Qi Shen
Dr. Shen completed his undergraduate program at McMaster University and then continued his dental education in the Doctor of Dental Surgery program at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Upon graduating in 2017, he returned to Toronto to rejoin his family and
start practicing dentistry. Dr. Shen is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese. He enjoys talking to patients about oral health and treatment options that may be available to patients. Dr. Shen is also a member
of the Ontario Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Shen has volunteered with Health Mission Outreach to provide free dental care to those in need. Additionally, he enjoys taking his dogs
out for hikes, and cooking for his family and friends.
Front Desk/Treatment Coordinator
Amy is a Certified Level II Dental Assistant. She works as Dr. Cruise’s treatment coordinator and manages the front desk. Amy graduated with honours from Everest College for Dental Assisting and Office Management in ’08 and has been working with Laurie Cruise Dentistry for 9 years. In her spare time she is an avid canoe tripper, and wilderness guide. Amy loves spending time in the outdoors with her dog Caius, friends, family and her boyfriend.
Certified Dental Assistant
Ashlyn is a Certified Level II Dental Assistant. Ashlyn grew up in Waterloo, graduated from George Brown College in 2010 and has been working with Dr. Cruise for 5 years. While she’s away from the office, Ashlyn enjoys spending her free time at the cottage with her husband and her Chocolate Lab named Ben. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Certified Dental Hygienist
Micheline attended Durham College after high school, where she received a certificate from the Dental Assisting Levels I & II program. Immediately after, she entered the Dental Hygiene program at Georgian college where she obtained a 3 year advanced diploma. Micheline was raised in Uxbridge and has lived and worked all over Ontario, but the opportunity to work full time brought her back to her hometown. She truly enjoys hygiene and prides herself on being gentle, yet thorough with her clients. When she’s not at the office, you can find her at the gym, spending time with her family and friends, or cooking (and eating – she’s a big foodie)!