Our Team

Our team at Whitehills Dental Centre.

Dr. Carlo Pavan 


Dr. Carlo Pavan grew up in Windsor, Ontario and is of Italian descent.  He has been providing dental services to the London area for more than 30 years since graduating from the dentistry program at the University of Western Ontario.  He knew from an early age that he wanted to pursue a career in dentistry, and his passion for the field is still very apparent.  He has a unique blend of experience, compassion, a gentle touch and an enthusiastic personality to make your dental experience both satisfying and safe.  He is known amongst his patients as the "most gentle dentist" they have ever known.  Although Dr. Pavan's practice has evolved to include a larger number of patients, he continues to enjoy meeting new people and would be pleased to discuss your dental needs with you.  In his free time, he enjoys cooking, gardening and travelling with his wife and 3 daughters.

Dr. Avneesh Jain 


Avneesh graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. He is excited to be a part of the Whitehills Dental team and providing patients with the highest-quality of dental care. He is known at the office as the gentle giant, with his soft touch and his caring personality. Outside of the office, Avneesh enjoys spending time with his family and travelling across the globe with his wife. He is hoping to travel the world and share his experiences with his patients. He enjoys a variety of sports including basketball, soccer and tennis. So if anyone is looking for the extra fourth for 2 on 2 basketball, Avneesh is your man.

Tammy (Office Coordinator)


Tammy has worked with Dr. Pavan and the staff here at the office for 15 years.  She is the office coordinator and has experience with human resources and the financial aspects of the office.  She is very approachable with all of our wonderful patient's needs.  When she is not at the office, she is at home with her husband of 22 years and her 4 happy-go-lucky children who keep her on her toes while chauffeuring them to activities.  If at any time she can be of assistance to you, please feel free to come in and speak with her.

Tara (Hygiene Coordinator/Certified Dental Assistant)


Tara has been a certified dental assistant for 8 years.  She is our hygiene coordinator here at the office, and helps assist our patient's treatments in the back operatories.  When she is not at the office, she is spending time with her two young boys, who keep her very busy!  In her time away from the office, she enjoys being outdoors with her boys and playing soccer.

Trudy (Treatment Coordinator)


Trudy is our Treatment Coordinator, and she has been in the dental field for 34 years.  Her attention to detail, organizational skills and friendly smile help our patients through their treatment plans in an effective and informative way.

When Trudy is not at work presenting treatment options to our patients and working with the team, she is enjoying time with her family and friends.  She also enjoys reading, attending the theatre and many Great Big Sea concerts.

Fatima (Administrative Assistant)


Fatima has been in the dental profession for over 19 years.  Fatima loves to meet new people and her compassion and patience helps to ensure every dental experience is a positive one for our patients.  Outside of the office, Fatima is happily married to her husband, Mark, and they both love spending time with their three boys.  In the winter they can usually be found at the arena, or at the soccer field in the summer.  Fatima enjoys Meatloaf (the food and especially the band), reading, travel and is fluent in Portugese.

Michelle (Dental Assistant)


Michelle is a wonderful, caring, compassionate and well experienced dental assistant here at the office.  She has worked with Dr. Pavan as his dental assistant for more than 15 years.  She is very enthusiastic and eager to please the patients and has great empathy with them and how they may be feeling towards their treatment.  Her infectious laughter and bright smile helps to create a pleasant and upbeat atmosphere that everyone, including the staff, enjoys.  As a mother herself, she is exceptional with children at the office.  In her free time, she enjoys being with her husband and 3 children.

Sam (Dental Assistant)


Sam has been with the office for 5 years. She started with us as a college co-op student and continued on with the office after graduation. Sam works with Dr. Jain as his assistant as well as being the team assistant and marketing coordinator for the office. When she isn’t at the office Sam loves to spend time with her young daughter & fiancé at the beach in the summer or in the winter on the ski hills.

Nicky (Registered Dental Hygienist)


Nicky has been an RDH for over 30 years, and has been with our office for the past year.  She has a friendly. out-going personality.  She is a mother of two grown children, which now allows her time to read and garden.  Ask her about climbing the tallest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro.  Nicky can easily converse with you in either English or French.

Janet (Registered Dental Hygienist)


Janet has enjoyed her dental hygiene career with Dr. Pavan for over 30 years.  She enjoys to travel, and learn about the history of all the places she visits.  Janet hopes to visit South America in 2016 to see her God-Daughter compete in the summer games!  She has two grown children, and is the proud grandma of her daughter's new yorkie pup.  She is eargerly awaiting grand babies.  Ask Janet about the last book she read, or listened to.

Jackie (Registered Dental Hygienist)


Jackie graduated as an RDH in 1991 and has been part of Dr. Pavan's team ever since.  She assists Dr. Pavan with the majority of the office's orthodontic procedures including Invisalign.  Jackie is currently going through the Invisalign treatment and is finding the process easy.  As a mother of three, she is kept busy outside of the office.  She loves to travel and spend time with her family.