Welcome to Advanced Dental Arts.
At Advanced Dental Arts, the relationship with our patients is our number one priority. Our Winnipeg dentists and staff genuinely care about your dental health and strive to make every experience at our office a positive one. We go beyond the notes in your file – we make it a priority to get to know each and every one of our patients so you’ll always feel comfortable and welcome when you come in for your visit. Your dental care should be a great experience every step of the way.
Our trained team offers preventative dental care, general dental services, restorative dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. We’ve been in practice for over 40 years and have never stopped learning – we are constantly improving our skills and staying up to date with the latest in techniques and services so that we can provide you with the best individualized treatment possible.
Come in and check out our calm, caring and welcoming office. A healthy smile provides you with the confidence to do what you love and be your best self – let us help. But don’t just take our word for it, click here to check out what our patients have to say about us.
Dr. Lanny Jacob
Dr. Lanny Jacob completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) at the University of Manitoba in 1978. He is an active member of the Manitoba Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and is an alumni of the Pankey Institute of Advanced Dental Education. He has also taken on a mentorship role for those in the University of Manitoba Dentistry program, which he really enjoys. Dr. Jacob is dedicated to ensuring that he consistently delivers the best to his patients, and regularly updates his knowledge through dental education courses.
Dr. Jacob has been married to his wife Marni since 1982 and together they have three accomplished children; two boys who work in the computer engineering field in Seattle, Washington, and a daughter who works in marketing. And they can’t forget about Benny, their adorable blond Cocker Spaniel who is always so full of life. In his spare time, Dr. Jacob enjoys golfing, and loves to travel whenever he has the opportunity.
Dr. Jacob has dedicated his professional career to providing his patients with the best that dentistry has to offer. He is happy to be able to offer you advanced, state of the art, comfortable and, of course, personalized dental care.
Dr. Leslie Pesun
Dr. Leslie Pesun graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba in 2011. She has spent the last nine years providing comprehensive dental services to active duty members of the Canadian Armed Forces, while also finding time to work in private practice and balancing family life as a wife and mother of two kids. Her love of dentistry spans all areas, and she strives to provide the highest quality dentistry for every patient. Her ability to make every dental experience comfortable and positive is inspiring.
Elaine is our Clinic Leader and Treatment Coordinator. She’s here to guide you in understanding the best options available to you in a caring, open and honest environment. With a passion for the healthcare industry and patient care, coupled with her interest in the business side, Elaine has found dental offices the perfect space to embrace it all. When she isn’t at the office, Elaine spends a lot of time enjoying the outdoors – she’s a huge fishing aficionado!
Julie has worked at our office for over 14 years and is one of the first faces you’ll see when you enter our office. Julie is incredibly caring and always ready to go out of her way to help others. She loves being able to work hands-on with our patients and help them understand the importance of everything we do. When she’s not in the office, Julie is an avid sports fan, favouring football and hockey.
Daphne has been a part of the Advanced Dental Arts team for over 14 years. Highly organized, this incredible multi-tasker plays a very important role on our team as our new patient coordinator. Daphne is passionate about helping people receive the best dental care possible. Outside of the office, she can often be found exploring the outdoors and enjoying trail walks with her dog.
Tara has worked with us for over 8 years, and anyone who has had a chance to meet her knows how wonderful she is. She is incredibly passionate about what she does, and one of her favourite parts of her job is being able to form personal connections with her patients. Tara is one of the most honest, caring and loyal people you will ever meet. Outside of work, Tara enjoys spending time with her kids and family, and camping in the summer months.
Yeseny has been on the Advanced Dental Arts team for over 15 years. She is soft spoken, kind-hearted and always has her patients best interests in mind. Outside of the office, Yeseny enjoys making memories with her kids and family.
Wendy has worked with Advanced Dental Arts for over 13 years. She loves being able to develop relationships with each of her patients, working together to improve their overall health. Wendy always has her patients best interest at heart. When she’s not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs.
Vera has been a part of our team for over 14 years. She has a great sense of humour and is very reliable – which comes in handy as she is often the one who orders our dental supplies! Her go-to when unwinding after a long day? A nice dinner with a glass of red wine.
Marie became a part of the team in 2020 and has been a perfect fit. She is very genuine and one of the most caring people we know. Her favourite part about working in the world of dentistry is helping people feel good about their smile. There is nothing quite like smile confidence! When she’s not at work, she enjoys time with her son and is always cheering on the Jets during hockey season.
David recently graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist from the University of Manitoba. After working with us last summer, we’re excited to have him join the team full time. He is focused on providing the best possible care and even has an award in pain management from the Manitoba Dental Hygienists Association. If you’re a foodie, David is your guy! Food is the way to his heart.
Megan is Dr. Pesun’s right-hand woman at the office. With over 7 years of experience as a dental assistant, she is a wonderful addition to our team. Her favourite part of her job is helping people and building relationships with patients. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and dog at the park.
Dana is a recent graduate of CDI College with her National Level II Dental Assistant Certification and has been proven to be an amazing fit within our team. She loves interacting with patients, constantly learning, and providing exceptional dental care to patients. In her spare time, Dana likes to be outdoors as much as possible, preferably going for a stroll or on a bike. She also loves watching scary movies and relaxing on her patio. And did we mention, she speaks Spanish!
Sal is one of our newer team members, joining in in mid-2020. He plays a very important role as the sterilization technician, working behind the scenes to ensure all of our equipment is properly cleaned for each patient. Sal’s sense of humour and outgoing nature have proven to be a wonderful addition to our team and his hunger to learn is something we all greatly appreciate!