Meet Our Friendly Elmira Dental Office Team

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into our Elmira family dental practice is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. Learn more about our team below.

  • Dr.
    Ryan Shugg

    Dr. Shugg graduated with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto in 2015. Prior, he achieved his Master’s degree in Bone Physiology at the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Shugg is originally from Niagara Falls, Ontario. Dr. Shugg is passionate about his family, cooking, reading and exercise. He is married to Cassia and is a proud father to three. His favourite sport is hockey but truly enjoys all sports. He has enjoyed practicing the art and science of dentistry in the Elmira community for over 5 years. He looks forward to helping you achieve your oral health goals!


  • Dr.
    Danielle Corcoran

    Dr. Corcoran obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Toronto and an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from McMaster University. During her dental education, Dr. Corcoran was awarded 12 awards highlighting her academic and clinical achievements at the University of Toronto. Dr. Corcoran is dedicated to life-long learning. To expand and advance her skills, she is excited to attend several continuing education courses each year in the fields of endodontics, oral surgery and implant dentistry. In her free time Dr. Corcoran can be found enjoying the outdoors, she loves hiking, biking and kayaking in the summer and skiing in the winter. She loves to travel, especially to countries with mountain ranges and via ferratas. You can find her cooking up a storm on the weekend, trying new flavour combinations and experimenting with new recipes.

  • Dr.
    Paul Shutsa

    Dr. Shutsa has retired (2021). Thank you Dr. Shutsa for over 40 years of service to the Elmira Community. You will be missed. Dr. Shutsa graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in 1977. In 2000, he was awarded Master in the Academy of General Dentistry. In 2020, Dr. Shutsa was awarded a ODA award of distinction. 

Jamie M., Office Manager, Dental Assistant

Kaitlyn B., Office Administrator, Dental Assistant

Cassia S., General Manager

Chantelle F., Dental Assistant

Shannon M., Dental Assistant, Orthodontic Assistant

Mona F., Dental Assistant

Rebecca T., RDH

Melissa H., RDH 

Tamara A., RDH

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