DDS, MSc, BSc honors
Dr. Jonathan van Beek
DDS, MSc, BSc honors
Dr. van Beek is committed to providing gentle, comfortable and caring dentistry while connecting with patients and building and maintaining trusting professional relationships.
Originally, from Oakville, Ontario; Dr. van Beek pursued his post-secondary education at the Western University in London, Ontario. After completing his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physiology, he followed his keen interest in science studying maternal and fetal health as a national Canadian scholarship award winner (NSERC), publishing numerous scientific articles and completing his MSc.
Desiring to engage more with people, work with his hands, and express a more artistic side, Dr. van Beek chose a career in dentistry.
During his dental studies, Dr. van Beek was selected to represent Canada at the International Association of Dental Research conference in Brisbane, Australia, presenting his findings on ground-breaking genetic research that could provide important new therapeutic tools for averting and treating drug-induced gingival hyperplasia (over-growth of gums). Upon graduation from dental school (DDS 2008), Dr. van Beek practiced dentistry in smaller communities in the Kitchener-Waterloo area.
Dr. van Beek is an empathetic and attentive caregiver. He demonstrates an excellent ability to establish trust with patients of all age groups.
Aside from dentistry, he wishes he was a better fisherman, loves to ski and enjoys the great outdoors. He continues to share this enthusiasm with his wife Jennifer. Dr. van Beek and Jennifer are both active in their three young children’s school and sporting activities.
Articles and publications
Goderich Signal Star
Scientific publications in Pub Med
Dr. vanBeek Family Dentistry is so excited to announce that we have now EXPANDED! In February 2018 we took over the whole top floor of our building located on 50 South St in Goderich! Our patients are so important to us and we pride ourselves on giving them the best care we possibly can and that was our biggest reason to expand the practice.
We are always updating our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/VanBeekFamilyDentistry/ with updates and contests.
At Dr. vanBeek Family Dentistry, our patients’ comfort and care are our top priorities. Our incredible team is here to ensure your visit is the best it can possibly be. When you visit our office, your smile is our top priority.
Dr. Madhuchhanda Bhattacharya
Dr. Madhu graduated from the University of Toronto in 2017. She enjoys working with patients and bringing back the smile on their faces. She is passionate about providing the highest standard of care while building long-lasting professional relationships and trust. Dr Madhu regularly attends continuing education courses to keep up with the latest advancements in Dentistry. In her time away from professional and educational activities, she enjoys travelling with her family and practising eastern classical music.
Kathy is an experienced, certified dental assistant who graduated from Fanshawe College in 1983. Kathy has worked in the office for the past 20+ years. She has taken several assistant courses to broaden her knowledge on the implant process and has also completed an in-depth sterilization course. Kathy’s gentle manner and confidence will put your mind at ease and she will ensure that your experience is comfortable and efficient.
Treena is one of our newest team members to join our office. Treena is a full-time dental assistant that graduated from Medix college in 2017. Her passion for dentistry started as a young teen when she required veneers on her front teeth, she then went to complete high school and went through for a dental assistant. Treenas favourite thing about working in the office is being able to spend time and create a professional relationship with her co-workers and all of our patients. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her friends.
Registered Dental Hygienists
Lori started providing exceptional care at our office in 2017 when Vicky left on maternity leave. Lori has always had a passion for dentistry since working part-time in high school at a local dental office. From there she went to Ottawa to take level 1 dental assisting at Algonquin College and then completed her level two dental assisting in PEI. In 2010 Lori made the decision to go back to school in London at Medix and complete Dental Hygiene, at this time she received the Golden Scaler Award and graduated on the honour roll. Lori has taught Dental Assisting at Medix and is currently on the committee of The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. Outside of work Lori enjoys spending time with her Husband Jeff and is a proud mother of 5 children, as you can see Lori has a true love for dentistry and everything that comes with it.
Jenn has recently joined us full-time and we are loving having her around more! She is funny, friendly, and brightens up the office with her smile and attitude. In her spare time, Jenn loves to adventure with her family and friends.
Leah is the newest member of our hygiene family and will be with us every Friday. Leah is a kind, loving person who enjoys spending time with her dog Willow, cat Luna, family, and friends. Leah is newly happily married to her husband Tyler. Please welcome Leah to the team!
Office Manager/Treatment Coordinator
Kelsey is our new Office Manager with a background in nursing. She loves all things health care and is excited to get to know every patient and help you achieve your dental goals. In her spare time, she loves spending time with family, her puppy Ollie, and her husband Ryan.
Olivia was new to the dental industry but has proven herself to be a quick learner! She will be the first smile you see when you walk into the office and is eager to meet all of our patients and help them with any of their questions or concerns. Olivia graduated from Humber College with a Creative Photography Degree and in her spare time enjoys taking landscape photos. If you can not find Olivia in the office she is off traveling the world. Oliva, we are so happy to have you as a part of the team.