Fantastic Family Dentistry

Brightening Your Day & Your Smile

Looking for a dentist in the Leamington, ON, area? Turn to Karen Archer DDS! We believe that everyone deserves to benefit from top-quality dental care in order to achieve their dream smile. We are proud to deliver a patient experience that combines compassionate and friendly care with quality techniques and technology. Our committed team aims to provide dental care that everyone in your family can feel good about!

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Meet Our Staff

Dr. Karen Archer


Karen E. Archer, D.D.S, was born in Chatham, ON, and graduated from Kingsville High School in 1991 with Honours and a Centennial entrance scholarship to Wilfrid Laurier University. At WLU, she completed her BSC in Biology with Honours. She went on to the University of Western Ontario School of Dentistry, receiving several awards throughout the 4 years. In 1998, she graduated top of her class, receiving the “UWO Gold Medal in Dentistry.” From 1998 to 2003, she was an associate dentist in both Ridgetown and Kingsville, and in 2003 she bought her own practice, where she remains today.

Dr. Archer is married with 3 children. Away from the office, she enjoys running and has completed 9 full marathons, including 2 Boston Marathons and over 50 half-marathons. She has a passion for baking and enjoys relaxing with a good book.

Dr. Valerie Spano


Dr. Valerie Spano was born and raised in Sarnia, ON. She attended the University of Western Ontario where she completed an Honours Specialization in Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences.  She went on to obtain her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Toronto in 2020.  After graduating, Dr. Spano pursued advanced training in dentistry and emergency care at Stony Brook University in New York. Dr. Spano enjoys travelling, snowboarding, playing piano and painting. She also loves spending time with family and friends.

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Natasha Fidalgo

Certified Dental Assistant

Natasha was born and raised in Leamington. She graduated with her Level 1 & 2 Dental Assisting from St. Clair College in 2013 and began working with us in 2014. Natasha brings so much laughter and kindness into the office and our patients enjoy seeing her smiling face when they come in for their treatment. Her passion for Infection Prevention and Control keeps our patients safety as a top priority.  Outside of the office, Natasha spends her spare time baking, painting, camping and spending time with her friends and family. 

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Jennifer Gonzalez

Certified Dental Assistant

Jennifer was born in Mexico and raised in Leamington. She graduated with her Level 1 & 2 Dental Assisting from St. Clair College in 2018 and began working with us in 2019. She can speak, write, and read both English and Spanish as well as French. Jennifer works very closely with both dentists to ensure that they can work efficiently and provide excellent dental care. Her positivity and work ethic is appreciated every single day. Outside of the office, Jennifer loves to read and watch movies with her family and spend time with her friends.

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Joanne Lehn

Registered Dental Hygenist

Joanne (Giovanna) was born in Italy and raised in Leamington. She graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist from St. Clair College in 1994 and has been with Dr. Archer since September of 2003. She is a member with the Self-Initiation designation of the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario and an active member of the Ontario Dental Hygiene Association and the Canadian Dental Hygiene Association. She also has 8 years of experience as a Dental Assistant before attending the Dental Hygiene Program. Joanne has a true passion for her profession and cares greatly for her patients. Her warm and friendly demeanor provides a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for everyone around her. She speaks fluent Italian. Joanne is married with 2 daughters. Outside of the office, you can find Joanne helping out the family farm, gardening, dancing, and crafting. She likes traveling to different countries and cooking up a storm in the kitchen.

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Puneet Dhillon

Registered Dental Hygenist

Puneet was born in India, and she currently lives in Tilbury. She graduated from Dental Hygiene from St. Clair College in 2017 and began working with us as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2019. Puneet brings calmness and positivity into the practice, which makes her patients comfortable during their cleaning appointments. She speaks fluently in Punjabi and Hindi. Outside of the office, Puneet spends her time cooking and baking for her family. She enjoys hiking, biking, and making memories with her husband and son.

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Candace Massad

Office Manager

Candace was born in Owen Sound, ON, and currently lives in Leamington. She graduated from St. Clair College in 2005. She began working with us in 2008 as a Registered Dental Hygienist and became Office Manager in 2013. Candace radiates positive energy, and is always motivated to improve the dental office, maintain an energetic working environment and ensure that the patients and staff are comfortable. Outside of the office, Candace enjoys spending time with her husband and their 2 children on their produce farm; she loves to travel back home to Sauble Beach to visit Lake Huron’s shores and spend time with her parents. She starts her mornings at 5 AM, working as a Certified Fitness Instructor and Child Fitness Coach.

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Ashley Varney

Dental Assistant / Receptionist

Ashley was born and raised in Amherstburg. She graduated with her Level 1 & 2 Dental Assisting with Honours from Everest College in 2010 and began working with us in 2011 as a chairside Dental Assistant, and then transferred to reception in 2014. Ashley has gained many years of customer service experience before working in dental, which has given her the ability to connect with her patients. All appreciate her calm and friendly demeanor. Outside of the office, Ashley enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is usually busy with her son and 2 step-children, crafting, reading, and home decorating. Her calm and friendly demeanor is appreciated by all.


Very friendly, patient, and considerate. A professional team that incorporates your personal needs in their treatment plan.”

– Althea T.


Excellent customer service and friendly staff. Always make sure you are comfortable and very accommodating.”

– Gregg M.


I’ve been going to Dr.Archer since I was a kid, I’ve since moved and still make the trip. This place is the best and has the friendliest staff.” 

– Nicole K.

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Business Hours

Monday: 8:30 am to 6:00 pm 

Tuesday — Thursday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm 

Friday: 8:00 am to 12:30 pm 

Saturday & Sunday: Closed