Dr Nicholas Karaiskos Orthodontist

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Manotick Office

(613) 692-4555

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Ottawa Office

(613) 822-7001

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Meet the Team

Christina D. - Treatment Coordinator and Practice Manager

When I grow up I want to open my own school in Rwanda for all the kids on the street.

When I sing, I sound just like the band Lights or Fairground Attraction (well, in my head, I do!)

I love being a part of Dr. Nick’s orthodontic team because making beautiful smiles is magical!

My favorite book is "The Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver.

I like the color white because it makes me think of clean laundry!

The people I love the most in the whole world are my family and my dog.

If I wasn't the Practice Manager for Dr. Nick I would be naming OPI nail polish in my 5th Avenue New York apartment...or an archeologist!

The thing that makes me smile is doing something nice for someone who really needs it.

When I'm not creating beautiful smiles I'm being a mom, the best job in the world!

My superhero alter ego is Black Widow.

If I could be a cartoon character I would be Mulan.

The movie that made me laugh the most is Bridesmaids/cry the most is Shakespeare in Love.

Little known fact about me is I love math!

My favorite vacation destination wherever there is sand, surf and sun!

The easiest way to put a smile on my face is to smile at me.

In high school I was the kid who was friends with everyone.

My first paying job was babysitting, like most girls, but after that, for the Ministry of Education.

Words that inspire me: "We must be the change we wish to see in the world."~Mahatma Gandhi

Miss Vicki's Salt and Vinegar Chips and Cadbury Mini Eggs is my Achilles heel.

The people that changed my life the most are my children.

 

 

Lorna- Financial Coordinator

When I grow up I want to be a professional golfer.

When I sing, I sound just like a cat on a hot tin roof!

I love being a part of Dr. Nick’s orthodontic team because we have fun!

My favorite book is "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walss.

I like the color blue because I love clear blue sky days.

The people I love the most in the whole world are my 3 men.

If I weren't the Financial Coordinator for Dr. Nick I would be name IKEA furniture.

The thing that makes me smile is my dog.

When I'm not creating beautiful smiles I'm being an uber mom.

My superhero alter ego is Wonder Woman.

If I could be a cartoon character I would be Veronica from the Archie comics.

The movie that made me laugh the most is 40 year old Virgin /cry the most is Million Dollar Baby.

Little known fact about me is I am a CFL fan!

My favorite vacation destination is anywhere hot!

The easiest way to put a smile on my face is to smile at me.

In high school I was the kid who didn’t say much.

My first paying job was babysitting.

Words that inspire me: LIVE LAUGH LOVE.

Dark chocolate and cold white wine is my Achilles heel.

The person that changed my life the most is my grandmother.

 

 

 

Christina F. - Appointment Coordinator

When I grow up I want to be sitting on the porch of my lakefront ranch.

When I sing, I sound just like Loretta Lynn!

I love being a part of Dr. Nick’s orthodontic team because we feel like a family and have so much fun!

My favorite book is "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen.

I like the color aqua because it reminds me of the ocean..

The people I love the most in the whole world are my husband and my pets.

If I wasn't the Appointment Coordinator for Dr. Nick I would be a world traveler.

The thing that makes me smile is wagging tails.

When I'm not creating beautiful smiles I'm reading or walking the dogs.

My superhero alter ego is Master Jedi.

If I could be a cartoon character I would be The Little Mermaid.

The movie that made me laugh the most is Dumber and Dumber/cry the most is Schindler's List.

Little known fact about me is I NEVER lose when I play chess!

My favorite vacation destination will be to tour the Tudor castles in England!

The easiest way to put a smile on my face is to smile at me.

In high school I was the kid who was dressed the best!

My first paying job was at Harvey's...hence the best dressed. I started working at 13.

Words that inspire me: Life's not about waiting for the storm to pass; it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Nachos is my Achilles heel.

The person that changed my life the most is Anne Frank.

 

 

 

Liz - Registered Dental Hygienist

When I grow up I want to be a rock star.

When I sing, I sound just like Adam Levine!

I love being a part of Dr. Nick’s orthodontic team because we are like a big family!

My favorite book is "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini.

I like the color coral because it is bright and cheery and whenever I wear it, I get compliments.

The people I love the most in the whole world are my family.

If I wasn't a RDH for Dr. Nick I would probably be a rock star.

The thing that makes me smile making other people laugh or smile.

When I'm not creating beautiful smiles I'm at home being a mom.

My superhero alter ego is Wonder Woman.

If I could be a cartoon character I would be Smurfette (I love the Smurfs!)

The movie that made me laugh the most is Something About Mary/cry the most is Beaches.

Little known fact about me is I can play guitar!

My favorite vacation destination Disney World!

The easiest way to put a smile on my face is to tell me a joke.

In high school I was the kid who liked to pull pranks!

My first paying job was strawberry picking.

Words that inspire me: Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.

Chocolate is my Achilles heel.

The person that changed my life the most is my husband.

 

 

 

Christina K. - Dental Assistant

When I grow up I want to be a secret agent that travels the world.

When I sing, I sound just like nails on a chalkboard.

I love being a part of Dr. Nick’s orthodontic team because he is an amazing orthodontist who cares and we are a fun office to work in.

My favorite book is "Safe Haven" by Nicholas Sparks.

I like the color aqua because it reminds me of the ocean..

The people I love the most in the whole world are my children, my husband and my family.

If I wasn't an Assistant for Dr. Nick I would be a dentist.

The thing that makes me smile is my kids when they're being silly.

When I'm not creating beautiful smiles I'm a mom to two beautiful children.

My superhero alter ego is Super Girl.

If I could be a cartoon character I would be Cinderella.

The movie that made me laugh the most is there are too many/cry the most is P.S I Love You.

Little known fact about me is I am afraid of heights!

My favorite vacation destination Greece!

The easiest way to put a smile on my face is to smile at me first.

In high school I was the kid who was an athlete and played volleyball, basketball and did track and field.

My first paying job was working at my dad's restaurant.

Words that inspire me: The past is history, the future is still a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the present. ~Kung Fu Panda

Chocolate and desserts is my Achilles heel.

The people that changed my life the most are my children.

 

 

 

Nathalie - Registered Dental Hygienist

When I grow up I want to be travel the world.

When I sing, I sound just like P!nk!

I love being a part of Dr. Nick’s orthodontic team because we have so much fun!

My favorite book is "No Place Like Home" by Mary Higgins Clark.

I like the color red because when I was little I was taught to eat my red MMs last.

The people I love the most in the whole world are my wonderful family (pets included) and amazing friends.

If I wasn't a RDH for Dr. Nick I would be a photographer. Or an architect. Or both :)

The thing that makes me smile is waking up to a hot, sunny summer day!

When I'm not creating beautiful smiles I'm lounging in the sun, playing soccer and baseball, baking or reading.

My superhero alter ego is Sailor Mars.

If I could be a cartoon character I would be The Road Runner.

The movie that made me laugh the most is I Love You Man/cry the most is P.S. I Love You.

Little known fact about me is I love country music!

My favorite vacation destination will be a hot sunny beach somewhere down south.

The easiest way to put a smile on my face is to come home to my purring cat Cali, waiting at the door for me.

In high school I was the kid who went on crazy road trips and hung out with friends.

My first paying job was babysitting, then working retail at Marks clothing store.

Words that inspire me: "Never a failure, always a lesson."

Reese sticks chocolate bars is my Achilles heel.

The person that changed my life the most is my grandmother.

 

 

 

Tatiana - Registered Dental Hygienist

When I grow up I want to be a F1 race car driver.

When I sing, I sound just like Eva from the movie RIO!

I love being a part of Dr. Nick’s orthodontic team because we not only give our patients beautiful smiles, but we give them something to laugh and smile about!

My favorite book is The Bible.

I like the color purple because it makes me happy and it looks good on me...I think!

The people I love the most in the whole world are my loving husband and my whole family.

If I wasn't the Appointment Coordinator for Dr. Nick I would be a professional ballroom dancer.

The thing that makes me smile good company, good food and my dog.

When I'm not creating beautiful smiles I'm spending quality time with my loved ones.

My superhero alter ego is Iron Man.

If I could be a cartoon character I would be Tigger.

The movie that made me laugh the most is Zoolander/cry the most is The Pianist.

Little known fact about me is I love movies for kids!

My favorite vacation destination anywhere in the Caribbean!

The easiest way to put a smile on my face is to surprise me with a delicious dessert!

In high school I was the kid who reminded the teacher about homework haha!  Only if I had done it!

My first paying job was babysitting.

Words that inspire me: Selflessness, empathy, love and respect.

Pizza Hut pan-fried pizza is my Achilles heel.

The person that changed my life the most is my husband.

 

 

 

Amanda - Registered Dental Hygienist

When I grow up I want to be a music artist.

When I sing, I sound just like an angel!

I love being a part of Dr. Nick’s orthodontic team because we are fun and dynamic!

My favorite book is "Mom 3.0".

I like the color black because it goes with everything.

The people I love the most in the whole world are my husband and my children.

If I wasn't a RDH/Treatment Coordinator for Dr. Nick I would be an entrepreneur.

The thing that makes me smile is making people happy.

When I'm not creating beautiful smiles I'm managing my online business and raising two beautiful girls.

My superhero alter ego is Tigress.

If I could be a cartoon character I would be Merida from Brave.

The movie that made me laugh the most is This Means War/cry the most is We Were Soldiers.

Little known fact about me is I had braces...and wear retainers at night :)

My favorite vacation destination Disney World!

The easiest way to put a smile on my face is giving me a BIG hug!

In high school I was the kid who received a creative writing and English award in Grade 10.

My first paying job was at Swiss Chalet as a table cleaner, take-out then a waitress.

Words that inspire me: The only way to predict the future is to create it. ~Abraham Lincoln

Coffee is my Achilles heel.

The person that changed my life the most is James Brown...my husband.

 

Kari- Dental Assistant

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