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Barzilay Dental Lab Technicians

Javier Lopez - Registered Dental Technologist and Laboratory Division Manager

Javier was born in Uruguay. As a teen he watched his father create dental restorations and became instantly interested in dental technology. In the year 2000, Javier received his degree from the University of Uruguay in Dental Technology.

After immigrating to Canada in 2004, Javier continued his schooling and graduated as a Registered Dental Technologist in 2012. His international training and experience allowed Javier to create and deliver optimal prosthetic restorations to all patients he works with!

In his personal life, Javier enjoys cooking and spending time with family and friends.

Hajnalka Szollosi - Laboratory Technician

Hajnalka completed her dental technician training in 1981 and has been utilizing her skills in the dental industry ever since. Combining both her European and Canadian experience, Hajnalka has changed countless smiles over the years. Hajnalka's specialty is working with porcelain,fabricating crowns, bridges and veneers.

In her personal time, Hajnalka enjoys volunteering with local charities, travel, dance and cooking for her family.

Courtney McIsaak-Gale - Laboratory Technician

Courtney is a new addition to PA's Dental Laboratory Division. Having completed her bachelor's degree as well as receiving a Safety Engineering Technology Diploma, Courtney embarked on an interesting career path. Growing up in a remote area of Newfoundland, with limited access to dental care, dentistry always sparked Courtney's interest and curiosity.

After moving to Ontario in 2016, Courtney chose to pursue a different career path and follow her passion for dentistry.

Courtney's academic background, continuous desire to learn and a vast interest in the dental field, make her a tremendous asset to the PA's Dental Laboratory Team.

Outside of work, Courtney's interests include staying active by training and conditioning, reading as well as spending time with her family and friends.

Glen Gonzalez - Laboratory Technician

Glen has been with the Barzilay Dental Laboratory in a role of a Laboratory Technician and Laboratory Supervisor since 2006. Over the years Glen has participated in a vast number of continuing education programs to expand his knowledge and experience. Glen's main area of expertise is Digital Lab Technology including Cad/Cam, Avadent Digital Dentures and 3D denture printing.

In his spare time, Glen enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his wife and two beautiful daughters.

Zofia Ploska - Laboratory Technician

Zofia received her Dental Technology Diploma from George Brown College in 1997. Since graduation, Zofia has pursued a career as dental laboratory technician with a heavy focus on crown and bridge restorations. "I enjoy challenges that come with working in such a progressive environment and l appreciate the top-notch continuing education available here" - says Zofia about her role at PA.

In her spare time, Zofia, once a fashion accessories designer, very much enjoys various crafting projects and spending time with her friends and family.

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