The Inspire Dental Studio Family
We would like to welcome you to our Inspire Dental Studio Family. As a patient or an employee, we’re a fun caring bunch to get to know.
Dr. Teresa Chu
Originally from Mississauga, Dr. Teresa Chu provides all aspects of dental care for patients of all ages. She actively seeks out the newest technology, best materials, and latest techniques available in the industry today in order to incorporate them into her practice. Since beginning her dental career, Dr. Chu has transformed many smiles through cosmetic procedures, including bonded restorations. More importantly, Dr. Chu understands the personal relationship between a dentist and her patients.
With this in mind, she strives to establish a life long partnership between herself and her patients that results in beautiful, healthy smiles, while providing the highest quality care in the most comfortable setting.
Certified in IV conscious sedation
LVI preferred dentist (www.lvismile.com)
Certified in soft tissue lasers
Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (www.aacd.com)
Member of the Ontario Dental Association (www.oda.ca)
Dr. Nicole Hicks
Dr. Nicole Hicks received her Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Ontario and then went on to complete her Master of Science at the University of Toronto. After earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University, she returned to Toronto to begin her career.
Dr. Hicks enjoys providing complete dental care for the whole family. She actively pursues continuing education
and offers a variety of treatment options for her patients. Dr. Hicks enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is a certified Invisalign provider. She is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Canadian
Dental Association and the Ontario Dental Association. Dr. Hicks strives to provide her patients with high quality, comprehensive oral care, while building trusting, long term relationships with her patients.
Dr. Theresa Vu
Dr. Theresa Vu graduated from the University of Queensland’s School of Dentistry in Brisbane, Australia. After years in the sun, Dr. Vu made the big move back home to Toronto.
Dr. Vu believes that every dental experience should be one of ease and comfort, with the goal of alleviating your dental anxiety.
Outside of the clinic Dr. Vu loves spending time with family and friends, baking, pilates and trying out new restaurants in the city.
Patient Care Coordinators
Stacy has been an essential part of our dental practice since our Woodbridge office opened in 2008. She facilitates patient-office interactions such as scheduling appointments, assisting patients with their insurance claims & estimates, and understanding their benefits.
Stacy is extremely skilled in answering any questions you may have about your treatment and in developing a financial arrangement feasible to you so that you can receive the treatment you need.
Her care and concern for others instantly connects her to patients and makes them feel comfortable and welcome.
Courtney is an integral part of the Inspire Dental Studio team. Certified as a Level II Dental Assistant, Courtney is able to provide support both administratively and clinically.
She will likely be the first and last person you see at each visit ensuring your visit is a pleasant experience from start to finish.
Her knowledge and experience allows her to effectively review your treatment with you and will address any questions or concerns that you may have.
Linda started her career as a dental assistant and is now a Restorative Dental Hygienist. Our patients see Linda for cleanings as well as fillings.
Linda stays current on the latest procedures and techniques and strives to educate and inform patients on the latest treatments. She makes each dental visit a comfortable experience and enjoys the one on one interaction with each patients.
Linda’s genuine care for her patients and her high attention to detail are what sets her apart from other providers.
Nishi began working as a dental assistant and has since advanced her career to dental hygiene.
Nishi takes great pride in offering the most advanced treatment and dental care available. Her goal is to educate and inform her patients of their dental needs.
Patients appreciate her careful, gentle treatments and relaxed manner that put them at ease.
Teresa started with our office as a Certified Level I Dental Assistant. Since then she has returned to school and is now a Registered Dental Hygienist, providing dental hygiene care to our patients.
She is committed to providing compassionate care and making your visit, both pleasant and comfortable.
Teresa strongly supports continuing education and frequently attends dental seminars to enhance her skills and stay on top of the latest treatment options to keep her patients informed and better served.
Simona has been part of our hygiene team since 2022, temping on an as needed basis but only recently officially joined our family as a permanent team member.
Simona has been a hygienist since 2009 and is passionate about her work and takes pride in the care she provides to our patients.
In Simona’s spare time, you’ll likely find her spending time with family or catching the latest Peloton ride.