Our Team

Our team at Dr. Sam Lee, Dr. Kuruganti, and Dr. Nguyen's office.

Dr. Sam Lee (Dentist)

Dr. Lee graduated from the Doctor of Dental Medicine progam at McGill Unviversity in 1986. He then went onto complete a Multidisciplinary General Practice Residency at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal. Dr. Lee has been serving the Orleans community for over 25 years. He enjoys practicing all aspects general family dentistry and has a very keen interest in the areas of Aesthetic Dentistry and Orthodontics. Dr. Lee is a proud member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Canadian Dental Association, the Ontario Dental Association, and the Ottawa Dental Society. Outside of work, he is an avid golfer and thoroughly enjoys his family time with his wife Johanne, their kids and his grandson. 


Dr. Amar Kuruganti (Dentist)

Dr. Amar Kuruganti grew up in the lovely small city of Brockville, Ontario. He began his journey towards becoming a dentist at the University of Guelph where he graduated with his Honors Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics and a Master of Science in Human Biology and Nutritional Science. Dr. Kuruganti then moved to London, Ontario where he completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University. Throughout his undergraduate, graduate and dental school career Dr. Kuruganti was a prominent leader who was involved in a vast array of volunteer initiatives and outreach programs. Upon graduating from Western University, he was awarded the prestigious Canadian Dental Association’s Student Leadership Award for demonstrating outstanding leadership, scholarship, character and humanity and the Dr. John McLister Service Award for demonstrating exceptional leadership and service to the profession of dentistry. Dr. Kuruganti is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Canadian Dental Association, the Ontario Dental Association, the Ottawa Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry.

He strives to deliver the highest quality of dental care to his patients while ensuring that each patient has a positive dental experience. He continues to explore and learn about various advanced treatment options through continuing education to ensure that his patients are receiving the most up-to-date quality care. When he isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Kuruganti spends the majority of his time cooking, reading, exercising, enjoying live theatre, and spending time with his lovely wife and daughter, family and friends.


Dr. Anh-Quan Nguyen (Dentist)

Dr. Nguyen's keen interest in a career in dentistry began at a young age. He started his journey towards dentistry at the University of Ottawa where he completed his Honours Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences. He then went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery training at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University. While at Western University, he was recognized for his academic excellence and achievements and awarded The Toronto Crown and Bridge Study Club Award and The Association of Prosthodontists of Ontario Award. Dr. Nguyen is passionate about health care, very meticulous, and loves working with his hands; traits that make him an excellent match for the profession of dentistry. He is compassionate and attentive, and strives to provide all of his patients with the highest quality of care while ensuring their utmost comfort. Dr. Nguyen’s gentle demeanor makes the dental visit welcoming for patients of all ages.

Dr. Nguyen is multi-lingual (English, French, Vietnamese, and Spanish) and enjoys traveling to countries that allow him to practice speaking these languages. If you would like to converse with him in a different language, Dr. Nguyen will be happy and appreciative to be able to practice with you. In his spare time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and his family. He enjoys cooking, trying different cuisines, and traveling the world.

Dr. Kuruganti and Dr. Nguyen have known each other for nearly a decade and are overjoyed to be working together. Together with Dr. Lee and the wonderful team, they both look forward to serving the Orleans community.


Christine (Dental Hygienist)

Christine has been working with Dr. Lee since 1990. She first met Dr. Lee when she was a high school co-op student interested in the dental field. She went on to receiv both a diploma in Dental Assisting and Dental Hygeine at La Cite Collegiale in Ottawa. Outside of work, Christine enjoys spending her time at the cottage with her family. Her favorite season is winter and she loves enjoying a warm Beavertail on a beautiful snowy day.

Louise (Dental Hygienist)

Louise has been a dental hygienist for over 25 years and has been Dr. Lee and the team for 5 years. In her spare time, she is an avid runner who enjoys training for various long-distance races. Beyond running, her favorite activity is spending quality time with her adorable young grandson.

Dianne (Dental Hygienist)

Dianne has been a dental hygienist for 25 years and has been with Dr. Lee's team for nearly 10 years. Dianne enjoys meeting new people and she is passionate about educating patients about the link between oral health and overall health. Outside of work, Dianne enjoys running, hiking, playing badminton, travelling and spending time with her family.

Linda (Level II Dental Assistant)

Linda has been working alongside Dr. Lee for 30 years. After successfully completing her Diploma in Dental Assisting and HARP certification in 1989, she began working alongside Dr. Lee. Her favorite activity is spending time with family and friends camping and traveling.


Johanne (Scheduling Coordinator/Dental Assistant)

Johanne started working at the office in 1997. After receiving her Dental Assisting diploma from Career Canada College in 1996, she has worked both as a dental assistant and scheduling coordinator. She now enjoys spending most of her time in the practice communicating with patients at the front desk. She enjoys golfing and spending time with family and friends.