Our dental professionals

Assistants & Hygienist

Mohéra Choquette

Mohéra Choquette

Head Dental Assistant

My name is Mohéra Choquette and I am a Dental Assistant. I graduated with honours from the «Centre Performance Plus» in 2016. I joined the field of dentistry because I have a passion for learning and helping others. I am a highly motivated and dedicated individual who strives for success.After graduating, I joined the team at the D Dental Office. I have been very fortunate to start my career with a great team. I look to create an atmosphere where the patient can feel reassured, comfortable and relaxed. As the industry evolves there are so many new things to learn and adapt to. It's this constant growth that makes me want to continue learning and developing new skills. I absolutely love what I do and look forward to coming to work each day and making a difference in peoples' lives. During my spare time I like to be outdoors with my loving boyfriend and family. I also enjoy reading and practising taekwondo.

Laura Macri

Dental Assistant

My name is Laura Macri and I am a Dental Assistant. I graduated from CDI college in 2016. I joined the dentistry field because helping people achieve a beautiful and healthy smile was something that always inspired me. What lead me to the D Dental Office was the way they educate people about oral and overall health. The latest technology that is being constantly upgraded and integrated into the office always keep things fresh and exciting. We have a wonderful hard working team who truly care about the health and safety of every patient. It is satisfying to see how happy our patients are after their dental treatments.

In my spare time i enjoy going out with my boyfriend, doing yoga and crochet.

Laura Macri
Sharmila mannikkavasagar

Sharmila manikkavasagar

Dental hygienist

My name is Sharmila Manikkavasagar. I am a registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from John Abbott College in 2010.I love my job because it gives me the opportunity to educate as well as help patients achieve their oral health. What I love about our team is that everyone always has a positive attitude and truly cares about the patients' needs. I also pride myself in staying current with the latest research in preventive oral health care.

With Dr. Karim El-Samra, as our leader, I am proud to provide exceptional dental care in an office that upholds the highest ethical and professional standards. I am happy to come to work each day because I have the chance to do my best. Come in and visit us! I will be happy to help you have an awesome smile!

Aside from work, I love spending time with my husband and my kids. In my spare time I enjoy redecorating my house, shopping, yoga and cooking with my husband.


Fadia El Matni

Fadia El Matni

Financial Coordinator

My name is Fadia El Matni, I hold a Bachelor of science degree in business management. Besides taking care of the office daily financial transactions, I enjoy helping our patients with their insurance claims and follow ups. I genuinely care about each of our patients treatment needs and work closely with them to help obtain the smile they want. I enjoy listening to classical music and cooking for my family and friends. I have a wonderful husband and two amazing children!

Jurey Ann Posadas

Scheduling Coordinator

My name is Jurey Ann Posadas. I graduated as a dental assistant from Lester B. Pearson in 2010. After earning my diploma, I started working full-time at Perio Montreal for 8 years which gave me the opportunity to grow professionally as I gained more knowledge and competency, and mastered skills related to various dental surgeries. In 2018, I had the need to expand my interest in oral health which made me decide to take dental secretary courses with the goal of taking on new challenges. After earning my credentials as a dental secretary, I found a new home at the D Dental Office where I was given the occasion to take the role of Public Relation (PR) Officer. My primary responsibility in this position is to bring in new patients through various advertisement and marketing strategies. My vision is for D Dental Office to be recognized for its excellence in providing the highest quality of dental care and services to our patients. In addition, I am also responsible organizing various dental events for the public, website updates, surveys and and reviews.

I am very lucky to have found a great team to work with, a dentist who inspires us to work harder and believe in ourselves. Dr. El-Samra is passionate about helping everyone to engage in a healthier lifestyle. I love the fact that he is meticulous, perfectionist and who is also extremely down to earth. I have always enjoyed working in the medical field because helping and contributing positively to people's lives even with the smallest things makes me feel that I have made a difference in promoting health.

On a personal note, I love to be surrounded by family, my husband and my two beautiful daughters. In my spare time, I love to paint, listen to instrumental classical music, play basketball, and travel the world with my love ones.

Jurey Ann Posadas
Alisha Rizwan

Alisha Rizwan


My name is Alisha Rizwan. I graduated as a Medical Secretary and Administrative Professional from the West Island Career Centre. I have done my stage and also worked at the Montreal General Hospital for almost two years. I found my interest and experience in the medical field when I decided to help out my uncle in Toronto with his two optical clinics. I am passionate about my work, love to make people smile and do my absolute best to help the ones in need.

I joined the D Dental Team in January 2020 and let me tell you, I am loving it! I feel lucky to be part of such an amazing team and having a wonderful boss as my mentor. Dr. Karim El-Samra, is an amazing person with a heart of gold. He is a Dentist who puts out his soul for the health of his patients.

On a personal note, spending time with my family and friends is a top priority. I absolutely love travelling, discovering new places and activities to do. I am a big foodie and adore all the new healthy plant based foods that Dr. Karim El-Samra encourages me to discover.

Join the Team

At D Dental Office, we care about our patients, our community and each other. We are a high-tech, paperless, full-service general dentistry office. We know that healthy teeth and gums start with good nutrition and that a well-balanced, whole-food, plant-based diet will help avoid tooth decay, gum disease and a host of other medical problems.

We call it Healthy Lifestyle Dentistry.

If this sounds like the type of environment you would enjoy, we are accepting applications for the following positions: No positions available at this time.


Dr. El-Samra and the team at D Dental Office are pleased to offer you advice related to your oral health. It is our mission to help you maintain a healthy smile.