Meet our Kingston Ontario Dental Team

We appreciate the confidence and trust that you have placed in us and look forward to meeting you personally and professionally.

Dr. Rory McCabe

Dentist


Dr. Rory McCabe was born in Stratford Ontario and raised in Stratford and London Ontario. He started his path towards dentistry in 2005 when he completed his Bachelor of Medical Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Western Ontario. He continued his studies immediately and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Western Ontario in 2010. As his career in dentistry advances, he diligently maintains his good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO), the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), Ontario Dental Association (ODA), and the Kingston and District Dental Society. Rory has completed the prestigious Misch International Implant Institute™ surgical training course for dental implants. He has also actively pursued continuing education in the areas of snoring and sleep apnea appliances, Invisalign®, and the administration of Nitrous Oxide (commonly referred to as laughing gas) and Oral Sedation, integrating those services into his practice.
He met his wife and partner in dentistry while studying at the University of Western Ontario. They set up practice together in Kingston and along with their sons, they love to take advantage of the outdoor living available in Kingston with plenty of jogging, biking and camping.

Dr. Liz McCabe

Dentist


Dr. Liz McCabe grew up in our nation’s capital – Ottawa, Ontario. She started on her path towards dentistry by completing her Bachelor of Medical Sciences in Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of Western Ontario. She then went on to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Western Ontario in 2010. Since becoming a practicing dentist, she maintains good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO), the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), Ontario Dental Association (ODA), and the Kingston and District Dental Society. Liz has completed dental implant training through the LITE program and has also chosen to integrate snoring and sleep apnea appliances, Invisalign®, Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas) and oral sedation into her practice through a rigorous regimen of continuing education. While studying dentistry at the University of Western Ontario, she met Dr.Rory McCabe, her husband and partner. Together with their sons, they enjoy taking advantage of the Kingston outdoors with biking and hiking and can always be found experimenting in the kitchen.

Tara Merchant

Registered Dental Hygentist


After graduating from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, Tara spent 2 years in England where she worked at various jobs to help fund her many travels. She then made her way back to Ottawa where she decided to pursue a career in Dental Hygiene. Tara graduated with Honours from Algonquin College and headed to Alberta for 5 years where she worked at various dental clinics honing her skills. Married and three children later, she currently resides in Kingston where she balances her time with family and her career as a Dental Hygienist. When not at work or at home, she can be found on the running trails!

Lisa Carlini-Beers

Registered Dental Hygentist


Lisa is a self-proclaimed “dental geek”! She started her dental career 30 years ago as a Certified Dental Assistant. She graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist from Georgian College in 1992. She has a wide range of experience in the dental field, having worked in public health, periodontics, orthodontics, and general practice. She is excited to share her passion for oral hygiene with her patients. In her spare time, Lisa can be found spending time with her family, gardening, and rescuing stray cats.

Cindy Beehler

CDA Level II Dental Assistant


Cindy assists our dentists during the day and is the friendly, confident person who guides you through each step of your visit. She graduated with honours in 2009 from the Kingston Learning Centre as a Certified Level II Dental Assistant and continues to educate herself on new and innovative techniques and products. Cindy also manages all of our ordering and sterilization in the office. Away from work she loves to spend time at home with her husband, Ben and her cat, Yzma. She also enjoys reading, running, spending time with friends and family, and nature photography

Ashley Zewuster

CDA Level II Dental Assistant


Ashley is a seasoned Level II Dental Assistant, having graduated from Algonquin in 2005. She is always ready with a smile and able to answer your questions during any appointments with us. Ashley is always keeping up on new Dental education and is our Health and Safety Officer. She loves to spend time with her family going for nature walks or making her famous blueberry cheesecake. Her three cats, her daughter and her boyfriend are her priorities, although not necessarily in that order.

Larissa Kirby

Office Administrator


Larissa is the first smile you’ll see when you visit our office. She is the office administrator, scheduler, and can assist you in learning about your dental insurance plan. Larissa is also a Level II Dental Assistant, having graduated with honours from the Kingston Learning Centre in 2009. She loves learning new things and searching for fun facts on Google; she is always up for a challenge! When she’s not working, you can find Larissa spending time with family and friends, puttering in the garden, reading with the cats and a glass of wine, or playing guitar.

Courtney Powell

Office Administrator


Courtney is our Hygiene Co-ordinator, keeping everyone on track for their visits to the office. She graduated with honours from Kingston Learning Centre from the Dental Office Administrator course in 2015 and completed her placement here. She is very happy to be returning as a full member of the team! When she’s not here making phone calls she likes spending her time planning her wedding to Chris and playing with her future in-laws dog, Kevin.