Tara joined the Waterloo Smiles team back in 2015 and returned in 2021 to a modified hygiene and administrative role on the team. Tara graduated from Algonquin College in 2014 with an Advanced Diploma in Dental Hygiene and has a Certificate in Health Sciences from Conestoga College. Tara’s patient centred approach is always at the forefront both on the clinical and administrative side, always seeking to put the patients’ needs first. She has a passion for working with her patients to get them the best results possible. In her spare time, Tara enjoys baking, spending time with friends and family, and watching sports. Tara and her husband love the outdoors, whether camping, canoeing, hiking, or walks around their neighbourhood.