Our Mississauga Dental Team
Dr. Robert Tracogna
Dr. Robert Tracogna graduated from the University of Toronto in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Biochemistry. He then went on to complete a degree in dentistry in 1987 also from the University of Toronto. He set up his practice in Mississauga shortly after graduating and has been there ever since.
Dr. Tracogna has been involved in or has been a member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry(ACD), the Toronto Crown and Bridge Study Club(TCBSC), the Toronto Academy of Digital Dentistry(TADD) and the Academy of Computerized Dentistry of North America(ACDNA).
Dr. Tracogna is an active member of the Halton Peel Dental Association(HPDA) the Ontario Dental Association(ODA) and the Canadian Dental Association(CDA). He has served and chaired on many committees for the HPDA as an executive on their board. He has also served as a councilor for 6 years representing the HPDA at the ODA council meetings. Dr. Tracogna has served on the Membership Services and Programs core committee for the ODA and has also chaired that committee and currently sits on the ODA's Oral Health Strategy Advisory committee and the ODA's Health Policy and Government Relations Core Committee.
Dr. Tracogna is the past president of the HPDA, past president of the TACD and currently president of the Class of 87 Study Club.
Dr. Tracogna is married with three children and has volunteered as a coach for boys hockey at the GTHL level for 12 years and has also coached girls hockey for 4 years. He has also coached soccer and has been involved in rowing and chairing the parent committee for the Branksome Hall Rowing Club.
Dr. Tracogna enjoys playing golf, hockey, and cycling. Through cycling, he has become involved with fundraising for the Tour for kids foundation which supports camps for kids with cancer. He is also a supporter and has done fundraising for the Princess Margaret Hospital and the vascular clinic at Sunnybrooke Hospital.
For the past five years, Dr. Tracogna has been traveling to Guatemala for one week in February to provide dental care to indigenous and underprivileged children in remote locations of the country. Through the foundation of Oral Health Outreach thousands of children have received deeply needed care over the years.
Rani, Office Manager
Rani has been working with Dr. Tracogna since 1989. She originally graduated from George Brown College with her Assisting level II certification and is also HARP and CPR certified. Rani's diligent work ethic and helpful caring demeanor make her approachable to both staff and patients.
She handles questions, appointments, and financial matters with professionalism and ease. Rani is a very good listener, personable, and is always willing to help with any questions or concerns you may have.
When she isn't helping patients Rani enjoys yoga, gardening, living a healthy lifestyle and mostly spending time with family.
Linda, Restorative Hygienist
Linda, our Registered Restorative Dental Hygienist has been with Dr. Tracogna since 1998 and started off as a co-op student in 1994. She has earned the reputation of being able to put patients at ease with her professional and caring approach.
Linda completed both her Dental Hygiene Diploma and Restorative Dental Hygiene Diploma at George Brown College. With this certification, Linda has the knowledge and capability to do cleanings and place fillings. She is certified in HARP(Healing Arts Radiation Protection Acts Module), CPR, First Aid, and AED certified.
Linda is an active member of the College of Dental Hygiene, Canadian Dental Hygienist Association, and Ontario Dental Hygienist Association, in which she also served as a board member in the year of 2000-2001.
As a life-long learner, Linda participates regularly in the Restorative Dental Hygiene Study Group at George Brown College. Outside of work, Linda enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.
Lillian began her dental career as a CDA assistant and then went on to complete her diploma in dental hygiene at Niagara College. Lillian has been in the dental field since 1991 and has been with us since 2004.
Patients have grown to love Lillian's attention to detail and comprehensive explanations. Lillian is certified with and an active member of the CDHO (Canadian Dental Hygienist of Ontario), CDHA (Canadian Dental Hygienist Association), HARP (Healing Arts Radiation Protection Acts Module), CPR, first aid and AED, and Invisalign.
Lillian is constantly striving to provide informative, comprehensive care with an emphasis on prevention. When she isn't taking care of patients Lillian enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, skiing, and traveling.
Kristina started in our office as a co-op student in 1999 and has been with us ever since. She loved the dental field so much she went on to study Dental Assisting Level II at George Brown College and finished in 2001.
She then came back to work at our office for a few years as an assistant and decided to continue on with her education at Algonquin College where she earned her diploma in hygiene and has been working with us since.
Kristina has developed a reputation for being gentle and calm while providing comprehensive care. Her personal motto is "Prevention, Prevention, Prevention!" she believes that in monitoring and encouraging patients she can help them achieve a healthy smile.
She is also certified with the Canadian Dental Hygienist of Ontario CDHO, the Canadian Dental Hygienist Association CDHA, HARP (Healing Arts Radiation Protection Acts Module), CPR, first aid, and AED and Invisalign.
In her personal time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Susan, Office Administrator
Susan is a friendly and helpful team player with over ten years of dental experience. She finished her Level I Dental Assisting from Toronto School of Business in 2003 and has excelled in the field since.
She has been part of our team since 2010 providing patients not only with administrative help but assisting Dr. Tracogna as well. Susan has the ability to put patients at ease with her warm caring personality and her sincerity.
Much like everyone else in the office she is CPR, First Aid, AED certified. She is also an active member of the Canadian Dental Assistant Association, and Ontario Dental Assistant Association.
In her free time, Susan has become an avid runner and also enjoys spending time with her family.
Caramjeet has just joined our team and is a hard-working assistant who is always ready to help. Caramjeet has been a level, two assistant, for five years.
Caramjeet is certified in CPR, and First Aid and is an active member of the Canadian Dental Assistants Association as well as the Ontario Dental Assistants Association.
Angela, Office Administration
Angela works at the front desk and is responsible for many of the administrative tasks in the office. She enjoys helping patients with inquiries and is always ready to help when and where she can.
Angela is trained in CPR and First Aid.
Angela loves to travel and has interests in historical fiction, bird watching and going for long walks in nature.
Gulan joined our office in August of 2019 to cover a maternity leave for Kristina who will be off until December of 2020.
Gulan is a bubbly upbeat person who enjoys her work and brings a sense of fun to her patients and our office every day. She is dedicated and committed to providing the best care possible and at the same time has a very serious side when it comes to taking care of her patients.