Ashleigh joined Dentistry on Sherbrooke in 2018 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Having previously worked at a Periodontal Specialist’s office for 10 years, she brings a unique perspective and skill set to our office. Confident and professional, Ashleigh derives great professional satisfaction from observing how stabilizing her patient’s periodontal status improves their overall health and confidence. To balance the demands of the profession, she also works part-time refinishing antique furniture! A mother of 2, she enjoys all outdoor pursuits, especially at her family cottage.
Born and raised in Bethany, Josh graduated from I.E. Weldon High School in 2011. After completing a B.MSc in Biomedical Sciences at Western University, he earned his D.D.S. degree from the University of Toronto in 2020. He continued his postgraduate studies at the University of Buffalo, completing a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program in 2021. Dr. Findlay has received numerous academic awards during his studies, and is a member of the ODA, CDA and RCDSO. Dr. Josh joined Dentistry on Sherbrooke in 2021, and shares our practice philosophy and commitment to excellence in patient care. He takes pride in his ability to make patients of all ages feel comfortable during dental treatment. In his leisure time, he enjoys golf, snowboarding and cheering for his beloved Leafs.
After many years away pursuing his studies, Josh is excited to have returned to the “Patch” to practice his chosen profession, and being an active member the Peterborough community.
Dr. Jurgen Vander Velden was born in Holland and raised from an early age in Waterloo, Ontario. He received his B.Sc from the University of Waterloo in 1987 and his D.D.S from the University of Western Ontario in 1991. Following four years with the Canadian Armed Forces as a Dental Officer, Dr. Vander Velden moved to Peterborough and fulfilled a lifelong dream by assuming his own practice in 1995. The practice blossomed and in 2006 was relocated to its present location. A firm believer in continuing education, he is committed to staying current with the leading-edge dental techniques and equipment, and has lectured internationally to other dentists on this topic. Dr. Vander Velden enjoys all aspects of dentistry, but particularly the friendships that can develop with patients through long-standing, trusting dental care.
Dr. Vander Velden and his wife are active members of the Peterborough community, and proud supporters of many local charities and worthy causes. Annually, Dr. Vander Velden and a rotating staff member volunteer their services with a dental humanitarian mission that provides basic dental care in rural Jamaica. He holds numerous association memberships and is a past president of the Peterborough Dental Society. An avid golfer, he resides in Peterborough with his wife Dr. Verona Sulja, also a dentist, and their two children.
“we look forward to working with you and your family to develop a positive and lasting relationship”
- Dr. Vander Velden