Looking for an Ottawa dentist? Conroy Dental Centre is comprised of highly trained individuals who are passionate about dental care. Our team strives to make each and every visit a pleasant one for our patients as our goal is to have everyone leave their appointment feeling confident their oral health has been well cared for. We know that visiting the dentist isn’t exactly the most enjoyable thing for most, so your comfort will always be our biggest priority (as well as your teeth, of course!)

We are always looking for ways to improve our services, so if you ever have any questions, concerns or recommendations, feel free to inform any one of our team members and the matter will be looked into promptly if an answer or resolution cannot be provided to you immediately. You can also leave your comments on our website by visiting our patient feedback survey page.

To make our patients a little more comfortable with our team, we’ve provided some information to help you get to know us better. Browse this section to find out about each team members’ education, training and their favorite passtimes outside of the office!

The Doctors

Dr. Laryssa Caris

Dr. Laryssa Caris joined the team at Conroy Dental in October of 2014 and we are pleased to announce that as of December of 2017 she became the owner of Conroy Dental Centre! Dr. Caris completed her D.D.S. degree at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at University of Western Ontario after completing her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Ottawa. She has been a member of the Ottawa Dental Society since 2014 as well as the Ontario Dental Association since 2010. She has completed continuing education training in the disciplines of moderate conscious sedation, endodontics, oral surgery as well as various aspects of restorative and prosthetic dentistry. While she enjoys spending her free time in action, whether in the dance studio, portaging a canoe or camping in the wilderness, she as of late is kept quite busy as Dr. Caris and her husband welcomed home their first child, a baby boy in April of 2019.

Dr. David Camellato

Dr. David Camellato has been an Ottawa dentist since 1989. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and has completed numerous post graduate courses in orthodontics and neuromuscular dentistry. He has also attended the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies and Occlusion Connections.He continues to attend post graduate courses to keep current with new technologies, procedures and dental techniques as the world of dentistry is ever-changing. He is a member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association, The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain and the Canadian Society of Forensic Science. Dr. Camellato is married and has three children. He enjoys spending time outdoors (more so during the summer months!) as his favorite activities include running, cycling and traveling with his wife. He also likes to venture off to the ski slopes when it’s not too chilly outside.

Dr. Jae Park

Dr. Jae Park joined our practice in August 2019. He received his bachelor’s degree with honours in biology and medical science at the University of Western Ontario. He continued his studies, receiving his doctor of dental surgery degree from Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, also at the University of Western Ontario. Dr.Park is committed to delivering the most up-to-date treatment to his patients, having taken multiple continuing education courses including the conscious sedation, invisalign orthodontic treatment and cosmetic composite dentistry. In his spare time he enjoys playing soccer, squash, riding his bike and spending time with his wife and baby boy.

The Hygiene Team


Sophia joined the practice in 1992. She attended Carleton University and Algonquin College before receiving her Dental Assisting Certificate from Algonquin College. After working for seven years chairside, she enrolled in the Dental Hygiene Program at Algonquin College. She has continually improved her skills by enrolling in continuing education courses given by the Canadian and American Dental Associations upon graduating as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She received her Diode Laser Certificate in 2001 for gum therapy and her LVI Periodontal Certificate in 2005. When she is not working, Sophie enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Jo-anne joined the practice in 2009. She received her diploma in Dental Hygiene from Dalhousie University in 1993 and moved to Ottawa that same year. Jo-anne has held positions within the Ottawa Dental Hygienists Society and the Ottawa Dental Hygienist Board of Directors. In addition she has volunteered on committees within the Canadian Dental Hygienist Associations & College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. She was authorized by the CDHO for Self-Initiation in 2007. She holds certificates in laser therapy and interim stabilization therapy. Jo-anne also holds a part-time teaching position at Algonquin College’s School of Dental Hygiene and is completing her Bachelor of Science, Dental Hygiene Specialization at the University of Alberta. In her spare time Jo-anne enjoys running, cycling, swimming and holds season tickets to the ballet.

The Dental Assistants


Krista joined the practice in November of 2009. She is a certified Level II Dental Assistant. She obtained her diploma in Dental Assisting from Algonquin College. During her spare time, Krista enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and dog.


Kelly joined our practice in October of 2017. She is a level II Dental Assistant. She has spent her entire career in the dental field. A native of Nova Scotia, she grew up on military bases across Canada and in Europe before making Ottawa her home. In her spare time Kelly enjoys spending time with her friends and frequently travels to visit family in Nova Scotia.

The Administrative Team


Ashley joined our practice in November of 2015. She has been an Administrative Assistant since 2006 and enjoys all aspects of a medical office setting. As our sole Administrator, Ashley is available at all office hours to assist you in anyway possible. She happily answers any questions you have regarding appointments,insurance inquiries, pending treatment or billing. In addition to Ashley’s work experience she is also interested in the legal field, she completed the Law Clerk program at Algonquin College and received her diploma in June of 2015. Ashley is an annual traveler, enjoys staying active and spending time with her family and friends.

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