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.
Dr. Harrison Katz
Dr. Harrison Katz received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Manitoba in 2021. During his time there he was awarded the Henry Schein Ash-Arcona Award, given to the student who demonstrates a high level of respect, care, and management of pediatric dentistry. Prior to dental school, Harrison earned his Bachelor of Science degree, graduating with distinction from the University of Manitoba.
Dr. Katz has always had a love of science and arts. Throughout his childhood, he could often be found painting, drawing or sculpting. Dentistry has been a perfect marrying of his creative side with his interest in healthcare and working one-on-one with patients. He is a strong believer in creating a safe, experienced, and honest environment to discuss oral health. Every person is unique, as are their treatment goals and smile dreams. Being able to work with patients to understand those goals and create a plan together is one of the best parts of his job.
Outside of work, Dr. Katz can be found playing video games, enjoying time in his backyard, and, when he can, travelling the globe. He loves learning about other cultures, meeting new people, and tasting cuisines from around the world. Although he may not be the best chef himself, his palate is always up for an adventure!
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.
RL is one of our incredible hygienists. She’s passionate about continuous learning and excited to be working alongside our team. When she’s not working, she enjoys eating good food and watching movies with her parents and sister.
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 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.
Dana is a recent graduate of CDI College with her National Level II Dental Assistant Certification. 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!
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.
Jezel is one of our dental hygienists. She’s passionate about educating patients in regards on their current oral health and ways they can improve with realistic and achievable goals. In her spare time, she likes to hang out eating good food and watching Netflix.
Cortney is the newest administrative assistant to join the Advanced Dental Arts team. She helps keep our team on track, and helps manage all of our patient documentation. As someone who thrives on helping others, she’s making a huge difference in our office! Outside of work, Cortney loves watching movies.
Zeeliah is the sterilization technician here at Advanced Dental Arts. She loves the fast-pace of her role and working with the rest of the team. When she’s not at work, she loves to bake and has even won some baking competitions!