Meet Our Family
All our professionals at Bolton Family Dental Centre maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay up to date on the latest trends in dentistry. We can help with all your dental needs.
Dr. Rosanna Porretta, DMD
Dr. Porretta was born in Toronto and raised in Woodbridge, Ontario. She has long history in the dental field. She has worked as an Office Manager, and as a clinical Dental Assistant. In 1993 she became a Dental Hygienist through ECC in Buffalo, NY. She began Dental School in 1995, graduated from Boston University in 1999, and was the recipient of the William Cummings Award.
In 2000, Dr. Porretta established Bolton Family Dental Centre. Her straightforward approach and friendly, caring personality has served to grow the practice ever since.
Dr. Porretta is very active in the pursuit of continuing education. She travels throughout North America improving her knowledge and expanding her skills. In addition to General Family Dentistry, Dr Porretta has incorporated CosmeticDentistry, General Practice Orthodontics, Implantology and Laser Assisted Dentistry into her practice.
Dr. Porretta remains committed to providing modern dental care in a relaxing, warm setting.
Dr. Entella Xhillari
Dr. Xhillari has been practicing dentistry since 2007. She owned and operated her own dental clinic in Albania from 2007 to 2012 before moving to Canada and becoming board certified in 2015. She joined us in 2015 and since then, she has been a large part of our office. She is passionate about dentistry and always strives for excellence, while still maintaining a balanced lifestyle between work and family.
She has been married since 2009 and has two beautiful young children.
Dr. Talia Davidson
Dr. Davidson attended Queen’s University for undergraduate studies in Life Sciences. Continuing her studies, she completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Davidson received awards in Crown & Bridge and Oral Medicine at graduation from dental school. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, with emphasis on pediatric dentistry, prevention, and aesthetic dentistry. In her spare time, Dr. Davidson enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as being active with mountain biking and skiing.
Dr. David Leung
Dr. Leung was raised in Toronto where he attended Upper Canada College for 11 years. Afterwards, he attended New York University, where he received a degree in Biochemistry. He next moved to Philadelphia where he attended the University of Philadelphia School of Dental Medicine receiving his Doctorate in Periodontic training.
Dr. Leung is a tremendous asset to our team, helping patients with complex gum and jawbone issues right here in our office. A great communicator, Dr. Leung makes complicated dental issues easy to understand.
Dr. Leung enjoys cooking, art galleries and museums, and playing baseball in his spare time.
Orthodontic Dental Hygienist
In 1997, Melissa graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario, and joined our team in February, 2009. After two years of working in private practice, Melissa completed the Restorative Dental Hygiene program at George Brown College. Melissa has years of extensive knowledge in restorative and orthodontic procedures. Her unique skill and knowledge is complemented by her excellent interpersonal skills and sincere concern for the well-being of patients. Her passion lies orthodontics. Under the supervision and order of Dr. Porretta, she completes her cases beautifully and helps patients achieve great smiles that last a lifetime.
She takes ongoing continuing education courses and self-study to learn the most recent techniques. In her spare time she enjoys going for long walks and spending time with her husband and two dogs Milo and Amy.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Colleen is our other full-time Hygienist, and has been with us since June, 2002. She is thorough and conscientious in her work. Pursuing continuing education is a passion for Colleen.
When not caring for her patients, Colleen cares for her family including two daughters who love summer camping.
Almost eight years ago, Victoria came to help us on weekends, referred by a good friend. Now, she has been full time at the front desk for several years, and is a wonderful resource for our patient family that she has come to know and care for so well. Vic is a Certified Childhood Educator (Sheridan College, 2014), and has a Dental Treatment Coordinator Certificate from George Brown College. She has the answers to most of your questions.
If she doesn’t, she will find them! Victoria is newly engaged with a new home on the way. Her spare time spent with family, fiance, and killing it at her regular soccer games.
Preventive Dental Assistant
Jennifer worked as a dental receptionist for 3 years, then graduated from George Brown College in 2001 from the Dental Assisting Program, Level 2, and has been with us since August, 2008. She works chairside with Dr. Porretta, and with a long history of dental experience, brings an enthusiastic attitude and warm interpersonal skills. She is always eager to explain the “whys” and “hows” of any procedure to help give patients full understanding. Jennifer was raised in Bolton where she feels most at home with her husband and two beautiful (and active) boys.
Preventative Dental Assistant
Jen graduated from Everest College in 2009, and has been with us since June of the same year. She works primarily with Melissa caring for our orthodontic patients. Together they make a great combination. Jen has a natural talent for working closely with people, and helps make appointments fun. She is always at the ready to help out in any way. Jen enjoys time with family and friends on her weekends off.
Chief Financial Officer
Franca brings to our office her experience in the banking business. Her easy manner with people makes her a great part of our team. She makes sure our office is running smoothly like clockwork.
In winter, Franca plays women’s hockey, a sport she shares with both her daughters. When not traveling with her daughter’s team, she enjoys weekend time at home with her husband and the girls.