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.

Our Dentists

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

Carleton Place & Kemptville
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.

Dr. Mathura Thillai

Carleton Place & Kemptville

Our Team Members

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 | Dental Assistant

Carleton Place & Kemptville
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 | Dental Hygienist

Carleton Place
Ellis graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Science (Major in Biology) in 2013, he also graduated from CNIH in 2020, and received his Advanced Diploma in Dental Hygiene.

Ellis enjoys hockey year round, playing guitar and gardening in his spare time. Ellis grew up in a small town of 800 people in New Brunswick. Being able to get his pilots license is on Ellis' bucket list.

Ellis | Dental Hygienist

Carleton Place
Santana was born and raised in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. She moved to Ottawa in 2018, to attend school at the Canadian National Institute of Health. Santana graduated in March 2020, with a Diploma of Dental Hygiene with Honours. During her free time she loves singing, playing guitar and hiking. Santana also loves helping others, which she can now do by improving others oral health and overall health.

Santana moved to New Zealand for a year to work and travel. During her time there, she went bungee jumping and cage diving with Great White Sharks. One day, Santana would like to try skydiving.

Santana | Dental Hygienist

Carleton Place & Kemptville
Rhonda graduated with honors in the Medical Device Reprocessing Technician program at Algonquin College in August 2020. According to Rhonda, this is her first full-time position in her field.

Rhonda grew up in a rural area of Ottawa, on a garlic farm. She has a love for animals. Rhonda also has a short and sweet bucket list which is to live in a tiny house with a Bernese Mountain dog.

Rhonda | Sterilization Technician

Carleton Place
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.

Jolene | Front Desk

Carleton Place
Sarah graduated from Office Administration - Health Services in 2020 at St. Lawrence College and has gained extensive experience in the Health Administration field by working in a hospital setting right out of Post Secondary School.

Sarah played varsity soccer while in school and received 2 all-academic awards and was placed on the dean's list 2 years in a row.

Currently, Sarah lives in Perth, ON and is very adventurous and athletic and loves going on hikes, four wheeler rides, playing volleyball and being out on the lake. Being able to travel to Greece is on her bucket list.

Sarah | Front Desk

Carleton Place
Raul is a communications specialist and a business development professional with 18+ years progressive international experience in diverse front-line media environments including newsprint, radio and magazine. He has a Bachelor in Communications (2009), a Post-Grad in IT Based International Business in (2010) and a degree in Creation and Administration of Content for Social Networks 2013. Now, he is a proud member of the Marketing team at Yazdani Family Dentistry. He is working on a personal FM radio project that is about the pleasure of reading, writing and listening to music. Raul loves to exercise and he tried to run a marathon once but could only reach 25 kms, he knows one day he will achieve it. There’s nothing you can do to scare him, he has two daughters and a wife at home. He does not have any pets right now, but he loves dogs.

Raul | Marketing Assistant

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Anna comes to the practice with a Bachelor of Psychology with a minor in Business from Carleton University. Anna also received a Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management from Algonquin College. Anna is born and raised in Kemptville and has a 3 year old dog – Keeping Anna very busy! Two things Anna cannot live without are Coffee and Music. She would also like to do a road trip on the Pacific Coast Highway from BC to LA.

Anna | Human Resources & Administration Specialist

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Anna comes to the practice with a Bachelor of Psychology with a minor in Business from Carleton University. Anna also received a Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management from Algonquin College. Anna is born and raised in Kemptville and has a 3 year old dog – Keeping Anna very busy! Two things Anna cannot live without are Coffee and Music. She would also like to do a road trip on the Pacific Coast Highway from BC to LA.

Anna | Human Resources & Administration Specialist

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