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  • DR.TANYA BRACANOVICH

    Dr. Tanya Bracanovich is the founder and owner of the Sparks Dental Clinic and a prominent Ottawa figure. As a new immigrant to Canada, Dr. Bracanovich decided to open her own practice over two decades ago when many were skeptical of the soundness of that idea. Fortunately, with her bravery and persistence paving the way, the decision proved to be a wise one. Dr. Bracanovich has established a stellar reputation as a dentist through her amazing dental work in combination with her caring personality and her ability to make her patients feel comfortable and relaxed.

    She is passionately committed to providing her patients with second-to-none dental services in a personable, artistically decorated and soothing ambience. Dr. Bracanovich has a strong impulse not only to be dedicated to her patients, but also to be socially responsible by giving back to the community through numerous charitable works.



    She spends her spare time with her family and enjoys cooking, gardening, exercising and hiking.

  • DR.TANYA BRACANOVICH

    Dr. Tanya Bracanovich is the founder and owner of the Sparks Dental Clinic and a prominent Ottawa figure. As a new immigrant to Canada, Dr. Bracanovich decided to open her own practice over two decades ago when many were skeptical of the soundness of that idea. Fortunately, with her bravery and persistence paving the way, the decision proved to be a wise one. Dr. Bracanovich has established a stellar reputation as a dentist through her amazing dental work in combination with her caring personality and her ability to make her patients feel comfortable and relaxed.

    She is passionately committed to providing her patients with second-to-none dental services in a personable, artistically decorated and soothing ambience. Dr. Bracanovich has a strong impulse not only to be dedicated to her patients, but also to be socially responsible by giving back to the community through numerous charitable works.



    She spends her spare time with her family and enjoys cooking, gardening, exercising and hiking.

  • LUKA KABIC

    Dr. Tanya Bracanovich is the founder and owner of the Sparks Dental Clinic and a prominent Ottawa figure. As a new immigrant to Canada, Dr. Bracanovich decided to open her own practice over two decades ago when many were skeptical of the soundness of that idea. Fortunately, with her bravery and persistence paving the way, the decision proved to be a wise one. Dr. Bracanovich has established a stellar reputation as a dentist through her amazing dental work in combination with her caring personality and her ability to make her patients feel comfortable and relaxed.

    She is passionately committed to providing her patients with second-to-none dental services in a personable, artistically decorated and soothing ambience. Dr. Bracanovich has a strong impulse not only to be dedicated to her patients, but also to be socially responsible by giving back to the community through numerous charitable works.



    She spends her spare time with her family and enjoys cooking, gardening, exercising and hiking.

  • CHANTAL LAMADELEINE

    Chantal has been in the dental field for over 20 years—16 of which have been with Dr. Bracanovich and with her brother Dr. Igor Vujanic, who is also a dentist practicing in Toronto. Through the years, Chantal has had opportunities to expand her knowledge in multiple areas such as dental assisting, patient coordination, treatment coordination, hygiene coordination, and now into a management position. She feels truly blessed with all the skills and accomplishments she has achieved over the years which allow her to provide our patients with a pleasant and memorable experience that keeps them coming back. With her strong leadership skills and kind, considerate personality she is a perfect manager for our versatile team. Sometimes it looks like she is juggling several tasks while managing and leading the Team while passionately caring for our patients. She can do it all, with perfection and precision.



    Her free time is spent with her daughter Janessa, as well as going on walks and traveling when possible.

  • LUKA KABIC

    Luka is Sparks Dental Clinic’s bookkeeper and manager of finances. Although he may be hidden in the back office where he works, when you get the chance to chat with him, he is always ready to share jokes and interesting facts. He has been with us for over 12 years. Luka is a man of many trades and a great asset to our Sparks Dental Team.



    He likes to spends his free time with his family and enjoys fixing things. He is a talented icon artist as well.

  • MAYA MCKAY

    Maya has over 10 years work experience in the dental field as an administrator with a focus on managing the dental hygiene department. She enjoys scheduling visits for our patients and she largely contributes to positive patient experiences. She is a great listener and by nature a quiet and kind person. Maya is excited to be working with Dr. Bracanovich and her team in supporting the great work that they do. Maya can be seen at the front desk with a warm smile and helpful attitude. She moved her young family from Calgary, Alberta to be closer to extended family.



    Maya has enjoyed climbing mountains and is now eager to explore the parks in the East.

  • REBECCA BERGERON

    Rebecca is our youngest full time team member, she is our Sparks Dental baby! Born in Ottawa, where she grew up with her parents and brother, she enjoys the city and outdoor activities. She has worked in the dental field for over 3 years prior to joining Sparks Dental Clinic in 2016. She is efficient, a quick learner, and great with patients. Rebecca sincerely cares and is an empathetic person that takes extra steps and always ensures that our patients’ administrative needs are met with speed and accuracy. She graduated from Algonquin College for Early Childhood Education, but has decided to go in the dental direction with her career. Those educational skills are a great asset to her everyday work.



    She looks forward to seeing you soon!

  • JULIE BLACKWELL

    Julie has been working at Sparks Dental Clinic for 20 years as a Dental Assistant/Office Coordinator. Her loyalty and commitment to the practice are some of the many reasons why patients enjoy seeing her at Sparks Dental. Julie is a family, she is a person, a sister, a care provider with a big heart and a loving smile. Julie is dynamic and knowledgable with amazing interpersonal skills, always bringing her upbeat energy into the office. She is always looking for new ways to better the clinic while keeping it entertaining and enjoyable for the patients. She has attended many continued education courses along with Dr. Bracanovich and the rest of the team, furthering her ability as a Dental Assistant and Office Coordinator while making our patients feel comfortable and relaxed.



    She spends her free time with her little man, her son Maximus.

  • DIANE ALAM

    Diane, aka D, is the Clinical Assistant Leader. She received her University degree in Psychology with a minor in Leisure Studies at University of Ottawa. After University, she completed her Dental Assisting program at Everest College. Diane has been working in the dental field for 7 years and considers it to be one of her greatest accomplishments. “If you ask me, dentistry chose me”: thats the attitude this smiley, happy team member has. She began working at Sparks Dental Clinic in July 2013, and since then has become more passionate about caring for her patients.



    She enjoys listening, educating, and serving our patients and finds gaining their trust to be a very rewarding part of her day. She considers her favourite part of working at Sparks Dental Clinic to be Dr. Bracanovich’s encouragement to the team for continued education and utilizing individual strengths to constantly better the practice.

  • GLENDA HADLOC

    Glenda obtained her diploma in Associate in Secretarial Sciences from the University of Northern Philippines. Glenda joined the Sparks Dental Clinic team in September 2013 as a General Dental Helper. Since then, Dr. Bracanovich has given her the opportunity to attend continuing education courses to improve her skill set and knowledge in the dental field, ultimately working as a Dental Assistant and Office Maintenance Coordinator. She feels as though she has been given a second home since joining Dr. Bracanovich’s team, where everyday in this great working environment is challenging and stimulating. Glenda is an appreciated member of the Sparks Dental Clinic team and loves to look after the wellbeing of our patients and seeing their great smiles.



    Glenda lives by a phrase that helped her find her passion in the dental field and encourages everyone to do the same: “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.

  • RITA YANG

    Rita was born in Shanghai, China and completed the Hotel Management program in Sydney before immigrating to Canada to start her life here. After receiving her Office Administration diploma, she realized the dental field was more appealing to her. Rita furthered her education by enrolling in the Dental Office and Chair-Side Assistant program, receiving her diploma, and ultimately starting her journey in the dental field. She went on to work as a Registered Dental Assistant, gaining experience in extractions, periodontics, orthodontics (braces and Invisalign), as well as assisting in veneers, crowns, bridges. With this experience under her belt, she began working at Sparks Dental Clinic in October 2016 and feels very fortunate that Dr. Bracanovich continually helps the team upgrade their skills with continuing education courses.



    She loves to travel and shop in her spare time.

  • SARAH PYEFINCH

    Sarah is certified to perform restorative dental procedures with Dr. Bracanovich adding important skills to our Dental team since she joined us in 2016. Dentistry is her passion and it reflects in the way she delivers dental services to our patients; whether it be hygiene or restorative. She graduated Dental Assisting Level II in 2005 from Algonquin College and from there, decided to continue her education at Algonquin in the Dental Hygiene program receiving her diploma in 2009, shortly after in 2011 became certified to use lasers. In 2012, Sarah went on to complete the Restorative Hygiene program at the University of Manitoba.



    In her free time, she likes to travel, shop and spend time with family. Sarah is a child of nature, enjoys long hikes and exploring mountains and canyons. She is a talented photographer as well.

  • TANYA MCFARLANE

    Tanya has been providing dental hygiene services at Sparks Dental Clinic for over 18 years. She is a great asset to our Sparks Dental team with her clinical hygiene skills and her sparkling personality - we call her Energizer Bunny! Tanya cares about our patients' needs and enjoys finding methods to improve each and every individual’s oral heath. She strives to provide a comfortable environment as well as maintain the standards of practice that Dr. Bracanovich has in place. Tanya views Dr. Bracanovich as a great dentist and is very grateful she has the opportunity to work with her for so many years. Originally from Verona, Ontario, Tanya moved to Ottawa when she was 18 years old to begin her educational journey on the path to dental hygiene.



    In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family, travelling and camping. She has two beautiful children.

  • VALERIE BOYER

    Valérie graduated from dental hygiene program at La Cité Collégiale with honours in 2009. She has been working with Dr. Bracanovich since April 2014 and has been a great asset to the team, with her clinical experience and knowledge. Nothing is more important to Valérie than being able to provide patients with the highest quality of care possible. She is very loyal and caring to her patients and has their oral health at heart. Valérie has a pleasant personality and a gentle touch that the patients appreciate. She likes to attend continuing education courses that Dr. Bracanovich provides the team with and has completed many courses throughout the years.



    In her spare time, Valérie enjoys photography and spending time with her husband and daughters.

  • COURTNEY LECLAIR

    Courtney cheerfully joined Sparks Dental Clinic in spring 2017. She is a valuable addition to our team. Her kindness and happiness is what makes her colleagues and her patients happy. Always eager to help with a positive attitude and a smile on her face. Courtney feels very fortunate to have found such an amazing team here at Sparks Dental Clinic, and loves working with a team that is so dynamic and passionate about helping patients and addressing their needs. Courtney recently graduated from the Algonquin College Dental Hygiene program. Currently on mat leave to care for her bouncing baby boy we look forward to her return.



    She is from Ottawa and loves travelling, cooking, and Netflix.

  • PATRICK BRIGGS

    Patrick is the newest addition to our team with great clinical and interpersonal skills your visit is sure to be a memorable one. Patrick is a warm, caring, kind young person with a passion for dentistry who aspires to be a dentist himself. We are happy to have him as part of the team and we will be there to support and applaud his journey.



    He loves music, fashion and the gym.

  • CARINE ALI

    Carine is a graduate of the Dental Hygiene program at Algonquin College. She has been with Sparks Dental since 2017. She has found her passion in taking care of patients’ oral health and loves to help them achieve their best smile. With her quiet mannerism and empathy she treats patients while making them feel at ease during dental hygiene visits.

    She takes extra time to explain and educate our patients in different aspects of dental hygiene and gum disease.



    Her free time she spends with her family and friends. She enjoys nature and fashion.

  • ROXANNE BOULOS

    Roxanne joined us in 2018 and is a wonderful addition to the team. She is compassionate about learning the individual needs of her patients and educating them on maintaining their oral health.  


    In her down time Roxanne enjoys travelling and enjoying time with friends.

  • JUSTINE CHRETIEN

    Justine is the newest member to our team. She is currently completing her Bachelors degree in Conflicts and Human Rights at the University of Ottawa, and as such is a great part time addition to our group. Justine brings her positive attitude and a smile to Sparks Dental Clinic, and is always willing to be be of assistance with administrative tasks and patient care.



    In her free time she likes to go to the gym and spend time with her family. We are happy to have her on our team.

  • MIA BRACANOVICH

    Mia is a full time student studying Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa with the hope of following her mother’s footsteps and becoming a dentist one day. Being an amazing student as well as a caring, kind and smart person will make her a great dentist one day. She is part time help at Sparks Dental, and also volunteers as a dental assistant at the Ottawa Mission Clinic with Dr. Bracanovich.



    In her free time, Mia likes to paint and play volleyball.

  • ALEX BRACANOVICH

    Alex is a part time member of the Sparks Dental team. He is studying Forensic Anthropology at the University of Trent with ambition to join the rcmp one day. He is a great addition to our administrative team with his happy personality and kind nature, bringing positivity and making any task easy and fun. He is always happy to spare his muscles to lift and move things around the office.



    In his spare time he likes to go to the gym and lift weights, as well as he spends time with his two dogs.

  • DR.TANYA BRACANOVICH

    Dr. Tanya Bracanovich is the founder and owner of the Sparks Dental Clinic and a prominent Ottawa figure. As a new immigrant to Canada, Dr. Bracanovich decided to open her own practice over two decades ago when many were skeptical of the soundness of that idea. Fortunately, with her bravery and persistence paving the way, the decision proved to be a wise one. Dr. Bracanovich has established a stellar reputation as a dentist through her amazing dental work in combination with her caring personality and her ability to make her patients feel comfortable and relaxed.

    She is passionately committed to providing her patients with second-to-none dental services in a personable, artistically decorated and soothing ambience. Dr. Bracanovich has a strong impulse not only to be dedicated to her patients, but also to be socially responsible by giving back to the community through numerous charitable works.



    She spends her spare time with her family and enjoys cooking, gardening, exercising and hiking.

  • CHANTAL LAMADELEINE

    Chantal has been in the dental field for over 20 years—16 of which have been with Dr. Bracanovich and with her brother Dr. Igor Vujanic, who is also a dentist practicing in Toronto. Through the years, Chantal has had opportunities to expand her knowledge in multiple areas such as dental assisting, patient coordination, treatment coordination, hygiene coordination, and now into a management position. She feels truly blessed with all the skills and accomplishments she has achieved over the years which allow her to provide our patients with a pleasant and memorable experience that keeps them coming back. With her strong leadership skills and kind, considerate personality she is a perfect manager for our versatile team. Sometimes it looks like she is juggling several tasks while managing and leading the Team while passionately caring for our patients. She can do it all, with perfection and precision.



    Her free time is spent with her daughter Janessa, as well as going on walks and traveling when possible.

  • LUKA KABIC

    Luka is Sparks Dental Clinic’s bookkeeper and manager of finances. Although he may be hidden in the back office where he works, when you get the chance to chat with him, he is always ready to share jokes and interesting facts. He has been with us for over 12 years. Luka is a man of many trades and a great asset to our Sparks Dental Team.



    He likes to spends his free time with his family and enjoys fixing things. He is a talented icon artist as well.

  • MAYA MCKAY

    Maya has over 10 years work experience in the dental field as an administrator with a focus on managing the dental hygiene department. She enjoys scheduling visits for our patients and she largely contributes to positive patient experiences. She is a great listener and by nature a quiet and kind person. Maya is excited to be working with Dr. Bracanovich and her team in supporting the great work that they do. Maya can be seen at the front desk with a warm smile and helpful attitude. She moved her young family from Calgary, Alberta to be closer to extended family.



    Maya has enjoyed climbing mountains and is now eager to explore the parks in the East.

  • REBECCA BERGERON

    Rebecca is our youngest full time team member, she is our Sparks Dental baby! Born in Ottawa, where she grew up with her parents and brother, she enjoys the city and outdoor activities. She has worked in the dental field for over 3 years prior to joining Sparks Dental Clinic in 2016. She is efficient, a quick learner, and great with patients. Rebecca sincerely cares and is an empathetic person that takes extra steps and always ensures that our patients’ administrative needs are met with speed and accuracy. She graduated from Algonquin College for Early Childhood Education, but has decided to go in the dental direction with her career. Those educational skills are a great asset to her everyday work.



    She looks forward to seeing you soon!

  • DIANE ALAM

    Diane, aka D, is the Clinical Assistant Leader. She received her University degree in Psychology with a minor in Leisure Studies at University of Ottawa. After University, she completed her Dental Assisting program at Everest College. Diane has been working in the dental field for 7 years and considers it to be one of her greatest accomplishments. “If you ask me, dentistry chose me”: thats the attitude this smiley, happy team member has. She began working at Sparks Dental Clinic in July 2013, and since then has become more passionate about caring for her patients.



    She enjoys listening, educating, and serving our patients and finds gaining their trust to be a very rewarding part of her day. She considers her favourite part of working at Sparks Dental Clinic to be Dr. Bracanovich’s encouragement to the team for continued education and utilizing individual strengths to constantly better the practice.

  • GLENDA HADLOC

    Glenda obtained her diploma in Associate in Secretarial Sciences from the University of Northern Philippines. Glenda joined the Sparks Dental Clinic team in September 2013 as a General Dental Helper. Since then, Dr. Bracanovich has given her the opportunity to attend continuing education courses to improve her skill set and knowledge in the dental field, ultimately working as a Dental Assistant and Office Maintenance Coordinator. She feels as though she has been given a second home since joining Dr. Bracanovich’s team, where everyday in this great working environment is challenging and stimulating. Glenda is an appreciated member of the Sparks Dental Clinic team and loves to look after the wellbeing of our patients and seeing their great smiles.



    Glenda lives by a phrase that helped her find her passion in the dental field and encourages everyone to do the same: “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.

  • RITA YANG

    Rita was born in Shanghai, China and completed the Hotel Management program in Sydney before immigrating to Canada to start her life here. After receiving her Office Administration diploma, she realized the dental field was more appealing to her. Rita furthered her education by enrolling in the Dental Office and Chair-Side Assistant program, receiving her diploma, and ultimately starting her journey in the dental field. She went on to work as a Registered Dental Assistant, gaining experience in extractions, periodontics, orthodontics (braces and Invisalign), as well as assisting in veneers, crowns, bridges. With this experience under her belt, she began working at Sparks Dental Clinic in October 2016 and feels very fortunate that Dr. Bracanovich continually helps the team upgrade their skills with continuing education courses.



    She loves to travel and shop in her spare time.

  • SARAH PYEFINCH

    Sarah is certified to perform restorative dental procedures with Dr. Bracanovich adding important skills to our Dental team since she joined us in 2016. Dentistry is her passion and it reflects in the way she delivers dental services to our patients; whether it be hygiene or restorative. She graduated Dental Assisting Level II in 2005 from Algonquin College and from there, decided to continue her education at Algonquin in the Dental Hygiene program receiving her diploma in 2009, shortly after in 2011 became certified to use lasers. In 2012, Sarah went on to complete the Restorative Hygiene program at the University of Manitoba.



    In her free time, she likes to travel, shop and spend time with family. Sarah is a child of nature, enjoys long hikes and exploring mountains and canyons. She is a talented photographer as well.

  • TANYA MCFARLANE

    Tanya has been providing dental hygiene services at Sparks Dental Clinic for over 18 years. She is a great asset to our Sparks Dental team with her clinical hygiene skills and her sparkling personality - we call her Energizer Bunny! Tanya cares about our patients' needs and enjoys finding methods to improve each and every individual’s oral heath. She strives to provide a comfortable environment as well as maintain the standards of practice that Dr. Bracanovich has in place. Tanya views Dr. Bracanovich as a great dentist and is very grateful she has the opportunity to work with her for so many years. Originally from Verona, Ontario, Tanya moved to Ottawa when she was 18 years old to begin her educational journey on the path to dental hygiene.



    In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family, travelling and camping. She has two beautiful children.

  • VALERIE BOYER

    Valérie graduated from dental hygiene program at La Cité Collégiale with honours in 2009. She has been working with Dr. Bracanovich since April 2014 and has been a great asset to the team, with her clinical experience and knowledge. Nothing is more important to Valérie than being able to provide patients with the highest quality of care possible. She is very loyal and caring to her patients and has their oral health at heart. Valérie has a pleasant personality and a gentle touch that the patients appreciate. She likes to attend continuing education courses that Dr. Bracanovich provides the team with and has completed many courses throughout the years.



    In her spare time, Valérie enjoys photography and spending time with her husband and daughters.

  • COURTNEY LECLAIR

    Courtney cheerfully joined Sparks Dental Clinic in spring 2017. She is a valuable addition to our team. Her kindness and happiness is what makes her colleagues and her patients happy. Always eager to help with a positive attitude and a smile on her face. Courtney feels very fortunate to have found such an amazing team here at Sparks Dental Clinic, and loves working with a team that is so dynamic and passionate about helping patients and addressing their needs. Courtney recently graduated from the Algonquin College Dental Hygiene program. Currently on mat leave to care for her bouncing baby boy we look forward to her return.



    She is from Ottawa and loves travelling, cooking, and Netflix.

  • JULIE BLACKWELL

    Julie has been working at Sparks Dental Clinic for 20 years as a Dental Assistant/Office Coordinator. Her loyalty and commitment to the practice are some of the many reasons why patients enjoy seeing her at Sparks Dental. Julie is a family, she is a person, a sister, a care provider with a big heart and a loving smile. Julie is dynamic and knowledgable with amazing interpersonal skills, always bringing her upbeat energy into the office. She is always looking for new ways to better the clinic while keeping it entertaining and enjoyable for the patients. She has attended many continued education courses along with Dr. Bracanovich and the rest of the team, furthering her ability as a Dental Assistant and Office Coordinator while making our patients feel comfortable and relaxed.



    She spends her free time with her little man, her son Maximus.

  • PATRICK BRIGGS

    Patrick is the newest addition to our team with great clinical and interpersonal skills your visit is sure to be a memorable one. Patrick is a warm, caring, kind young person with a passion for dentistry who aspires to be a dentist himself. We are happy to have him as part of the team and we will be there to support and applaud his journey.



    He loves music, fashion and the gym.

  • CARINE ALI

    Carine is a graduate of the Dental Hygiene program at Algonquin College. She has been with Sparks Dental since 2017. She has found her passion in taking care of patients’ oral health and loves to help them achieve their best smile. With her quiet mannerism and empathy she treats patients while making them feel at ease during dental hygiene visits. She takes extra time to explain and educate our patients in different aspects of dental hygiene and gum disease.



    Her free time she spends with her family and friends. She enjoys nature and fashion.

  • ROXANNE BOULOS

    Roxanne joined us in 2018 and is a wonderful addition to the team. She is compassionate about learning the individual needs of her patients and educating them on maintaining their oral health.



    In her down time Roxanne enjoys travelling and enjoying time with friends.

  • JUSTINE CHRETIEN

    Justine is the newest member to our team. She is currently completing her Bachelors degree in Conflicts and Human Rights at the University of Ottawa, and as such is a great part time addition to our group. Justine brings her positive attitude and a smile to Sparks Dental Clinic, and is always willing to be be of assistance with administrative tasks and patient care.



    In her free time she likes to go to the gym and spend time with her family. We are happy to have her on our team.

  • MIA BRACANOVICH

    Mia is a full time student studying Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa with the hope of following her mother’s footsteps and becoming a dentist one day. Being an amazing student as well as a caring, kind and smart person will make her a great dentist one day. She is part time help at Sparks Dental, and also volunteers as a dental assistant at the Ottawa Mission Clinic with Dr. Bracanovich.



    In her free time, Mia likes to paint and play volleyball.

  • ALEX BRACANOVICH

    Alex is a part time member of the Sparks Dental team. He is studying Forensic Anthropology at the University of Trent with ambition to join the rcmp one day. He is a great addition to our administrative team with his happy personality and kind nature, bringing positivity and making any task easy and fun. He is always happy to spare his muscles to lift and move things around the office.



    In his spare time he likes to go to the gym and lift weights, as well as he spends time with his two dogs.