Meet our Team of Dental Professionals

Here we grow again! Our team of caring dental professionals are here to help you achieve optimal oral health. Meet the people that make our practice special!

Irina Pulatova

Dental Hygienist

Irina has been with Marketplace Dentistry since we first opened our doors in 2010, making her our veteran team member! Irina first started with Marketplace Dentistry as a Level II dental assistant. After graduating from Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries in 2015, Irina now makes sure our patients continue to smile by keeping their teeth healthy. Irina speaks English and Russian. In her spare time, Irina likes it knit, cross stitch and spend time with her lovely husband, 2 children and 2 cats.

Irina Knyazev

Dental Assistant Level II

Irina has been working with Marketplace Dentistry as a Level II dental assistant since 2014. After graduating university in Russia with a degree in Russian language and literature, Irina pursued a career in the dental industry graduating from dental assisting in Israel in 1992. Irina is fluent in English, Russian and Hebrew. Having over 25 years of dental experience, Irina’s kind and caring manner puts all of our patients at ease. When Irina is not at the office, she enjoys reading, watching movies, cooking, gardening and spending time with her husband, daughter and cat, Lucky.

Carla Turco-Durdle

Office Manager

Carla started out in the dental profession graduating from level II dental assisting in 2000. Carla brings 17 years of clinical and administrative experience to Marketplace Dentistry. Since joining the Marketplace dentistry team in 2016, she has made significant strides to help the office run more efficiently, not only for staff, but most importantly for valued patients. Her open and friendly personality has made her an essential part of the Marketplace Dentistry experience. Carla spends most of her free time with her two young children, and husband.

Lea Gerlock

Dental Hygienist

Lea graduated from Erie Community College in Buffalo, New York with a Dental Hygiene Degree in 1991. Lea is a member of the ODHA and is also CPR certified. With over 26 years of experience, Lea is committed to providing quality care to her patients. Throughout the years she has been committed to continuing education courses to provide the most up to date treatment for her patients. Lea strives to make each and every patient have a welcoming, educated and pleasant experience. Outside of the office, Lea is a goalie mom to her three boys. The arena is where Lea and her husband spend most of their time.