A Dental Team You Can Trust
The Your Area Dental Office team works hard to deliver the highest quality dental care in a most friendly and efficient manner in an effort to be recognized by the community as a dental team they can trust. We hope to achieve this goal with a combination of our impeccable services and our commitment to dental health. We have well trained, caring and knowledgeable staff members who are passionate about what they do. Our team will assess your needs, determine your requirements for care, answer your questions and develop a care plan that meets your individual needs. We keep abreast with the changes in dentistry by attending continuing education programs and dental workshops.
Dr. Uchenna anumba bds,dds
Dr. Uchenna Anumba got his Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree (BDS) in the University of Benin, Benin- City Nigeria in 1989. He practiced in the public and private sector for many years before emigrating to Canada in 2004.
He enrolled in the first International Dentist Advanced Placement Program (IDAPP) in the school of Dentistry, University of Toronto and graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2008. He has since then worked as a General Practice dentist / CEO at Your Area Dental Office in Hamilton, ON.
He is married to his beautiful wife, Chigoziri and the marriage is blessed with four children, he is a fan of mixed martial arts and loves keeping fit. He plans to travel the world someday.
MIKALA SMITH, Registered dental hygienist
Mikala is our Registered Dental Hygienist. She previously worked as Dr. Uche’s dental assistant in 2015 and returned to school to become a Registered Dental Hygienist. Upon graduation, she began teaching dental assisting at National Academy of Health and Business. Her passion in the dental field allowed her to share her knowledge and expertise with her students.
Mikala always strives to help her patients achieve optimal oral health with thorough clinical care and continuing education. A child at heart, Mikala also spends her time working in a pediatric practice.
Mikala enjoys collecting makeup and spending time with her fiance Dakota. She loves nature and likes to spend her free time in the outdoors hiking, fishing, and feeding the birds.
Mikala is a member of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), Ontario Dental Hygienists Association (ODHA), The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO), and the Ontario Dental Assistants Association (ODAA).
I look forward to seeing you for your next dental hygiene appointment!
Rachel Harrison, dental assistant
Rachel is our level II Dental Assistant and receptionists . Rachel has been with Your Area Dental since 2016. She graduated from National Academy of Health and Business in Hamilton Ontario.
Rachel is always happy to answer any questions our patients may have. She enjoys caring for all patients and making them feel at home and comfortable during their treatment. Rachel helps her patients maintain excellent oral health through patient education.
Rachel currently has 2 dogs and has been in a happy relationship for 5 years. Rachel loves going up to her cottage during the summer months. She likes going to concerts and enjoys listening to 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s music. She may look young, but she has an old soul.
Dental runs in Rachel’s family as her mom has been in the dental field for 35 years. Great oral hygiene runs in the family- she has never had a cavity!!
Contact us today and Rachel will help you schedule your next appointment.