OUR TEAM

Crystal Penano, Denturist

Crystal was born from a family of Dentists in the Philippines. Their family migrated to Canada in 1995. She was a consistent honour student from her elementary days up to her high school years. Her quest for knowledge led her to study Nursing program in Ryerson University for 3 years, where she was a scholar until she found her way through the Denturism Program, which turned out to be her life-long career. She grew up knowing what it means to serve and to share for a greater purpose. Her family, friends and spiritual community contribute a great deal of influence to her integrity as a person.
 

Having a solid theoretical foundation and hands-on training skills in the oral health care industry, Crystal obtained her degree from George Brown College with a Diploma in Denturism.

She has been a fully registered Denturist since 2007 and a bonafide member of the Denturist Association of Ontario. Currently, she works in a family-owned clinic serving patients in 3 locations
 

Crystal is very passionate in teaching and learning, in fact, Crystal has been a Clinical and Laboratory Instructor at Oxford College for over 11 years. To her, this is the part where she gets to serve the society by inspiring and educating young people in achieving their potential. Crystal enjoys working with her dynamic Oral Health Care Team to provide the best denture care and service to their patients.  

Crystal, career success means many years of hard work; spending time and energy to continuously educate herself in order to realize her highest potential. But the best learning experience of all, is being able to share the passion and enthusiasm with others, by volunteering her expertise in denture fabrication, by giving free denture care and services, and by joining the feeding programs for the less fortunate communities here and abroad.

Gino Penano, Denturist

Your devoted Oral Healthcare Professional

A graduate of the Denturism Diploma Program in 2018 at Oxford College and a member of the Denturist Association of Ontario. Gino is a cheerful, spiritual, and a highly motivated person, equipped with theoretical, technical and clinical skills that is unique to an excellent oral healthcare specialist.


Gino is also a graduate of Electronic Engineering at the Technological University of Ontario with another degree in Food and Beverage at George Brown College. Over the years he was a highly trained Sous-Chef in fine dining restaurants, holding so many responsibilities on leadership and management concerning health and safety.

 

Like many of us, Gino has tried learning the skills that caught his line of interest as time goes by. To his advantage, his learning experiences equipped him with a wide variety of skills that helped him become a better person and be the best at whatever he does. After realizing his true passion, Gino is now working as a full-time Denturist in a family-owned business, devoted to serving patients in need of oral healthcare. Their combined knowledge, experience and expertise with his sister Crystal will help them fully serve their patients.

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To help keep a balanced life, Gino shares the same interests as his sister in travel.

Our Team

  • Maria Crystal Penano – Denturist

  • Gino Penano– Denturist

  • Kelly Gayeta– (Hygiene Grad)Treatment/Clinic Coordinator

  • Gemm Sarmiento– Office Administrator

  • Ivy Zerrudo - Asst. Office Administrator

  • Marilyn Penano– Office Manager - 38 Years Experience 

  • Jennifer Robles – Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Thao Ho – Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Ruby Vargas - Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Elmo Penano – Denture Technician - 38 Years Experience 

Our History

Crystal’s and Gino's pursuit for the Dental Health Care profession is deeply rooted in the family. In fact, their father, Mr. Elmo Penano, was a former dentist back in the Philippines for 17 yrs.  attending to three dental clinics of his own.  A trained as an in-house dental technician in New York for 4 yrs.   His professional background in the dental industry has collectively and significantly motivated his family to continue on with their family legacy.

Their mother, Mrs. Marilyn Penano, who played a pivotal role in managing their dental offices from their humble beginnings up to where they currently are.  Evidently, her educational background in business management along with her years of work experience as a dental assistant/manager has given her the competency and credibility in managing their family-owned clinics over the years. To date, she has been managing dental offices for 38 years