Meet the Team

Say hello to some of the great people serving you here at Costello Family Dentistry in Carleton Place. From dentists to dental hygienists and more, we've got your dental care covered with caring and experience.

Meet Our Dentists

Meet Our Dentists

Dr. Sweta Bhatt | Carleton
Place & Kemptville

Dr. Sweta Bhatt graduated from dentistry in Mumbai in the year 2010. After working as an associate for a year, she joined her husband in his dental office. Dr. Bhatt gained extensive experience while practicing all aspects of dentistry before moving to Canada in 2013, after which she completed her DDS from University Of Western Ontario. In addition, she attained numerous Continuing Education course that includes Nitrous Oxide and Oral Sedation (Laughing gas), Extraction of Wisdom teeth and minor oral surgery, soft and hard tissues dental lasers course and Esthetic dentistry.

Dr. Bhatt lives in Ottawa with her husband and son. She enjoys trying out different cuisines and travelling to Provence in France is on her bucket list.

Dr. Sweta Bhatt the dentist at Costello Family Dentistry
Dr. Mathura Thillai the Dentist at Costello Family Dentistry

Meet Our Dentists

Dr. Mathura Thillai |
Carleton Place &
Kemptville Locations

Dr. Mathura Thillai completed her dental degree at the University of Liverpool (BDS) UK in 2006 and holds an internationally recognized Diploma at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MJDF RCS Eng).

After several years of practicing in Wales, Hampshire and London, UK, Dr. Thillai went on to complete the Canadian National Dental Examination Board equivalency process. She has been an active member of The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of England and currently The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and The Canadian Dental Association.

Dr. Thillai is a passionate dentist with a comprehensive and holistic approach to dentistry. She is a very caring, sympathetic dentist and dedicates her time to understanding her patient’s expectations as well as providing a relaxing environment for her patients.

In pursuit of her desire to provide the very best dental care for her patients Dr. Thillai enjoys honing her skills and knowledge in the field of dentistry. Has attended many courses in the UK, Canada and America ensuring her patients benefit from the most comfortable dental techniques and procedures. She completed a certification in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, which aimed at providing beautiful natural smiles. She is also well reputed for her aptitude in pediatric dentistry.

Experienced in all areas of dentistry with a particular interest in Root canal treatments and restorative treatment such as filling, crown & bridgework, veneers and teeth whitening.

She currently has 2 kids, 3 year old girl and a 7 month baby boy who keep her active. She enjoys making wedding and elaborate birthday cakes for her friends and family. Learning the art of French Patisserie is on her bucket list.

Dental Assistant Team

Lindsay | Dental Assistant
Carleton Place & Kemptville

Lindsay graduated Level 1 and Level 2 in Dental Assisting in 2013 at Everest College.

She loves animals and going to the gym. Her family includes 2 dogs: Samson and Boomer and 2 older brothers.

Family and music are two things she cannot live without and she really wants to travel the world.

Lindsay the dental assistant at Costello Family Dentistry
Jolene Holmes the receptionist at Costello Family Dentistry


Jolene Holmes | Carleton

Jolene graduated the Level 2 Dental Assistant program in 2013. She lived in Nunavut for 4 years and worked as a Dental Assistant.

Jolene has a 3 year old son that she cannot live without and also has 2 English Bulldogs and a Hedgehog.

Travelling to Europe and living in a tiny home is definitely on her bucket list.


Victoria | Carleton Place

Victoria has a Dental Assisting Certificate from Algonquin College (2009), an Advanced Diploma of Dental Hygiene from Algonquin College (2014) and has worked at a dental office that specialized in pediatrics (2015-2018).​

Victoria grew up in North Gower and likes to volunteer. Previously, she volunteers with a dog rescue and food banks.​

Her family is still in North Gower, she has a sister who lives in Barrhaven with a nephew and niece on the way. As of right now, she does not have any permanent animals but likes to foster dogs from local rescues.​

Things Victoria cannot live without include music, friends & family, plants, Netflix and tea. Her bucket list consists of owning her own dog one day and travelling to Europe.​

Victoria the dental hygienist at Costello Family Dentistry
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Front Desk Team

Stephanie | Human Resources

Stephanie has graduated with a Human Resources Management Certificate.

Stephanie has volunteered as a hockey coach for six year, currently has a Golden Retriever named Charlotte and cannot live without music. On her bucket list, she intended to backpack through Europe.