Embrun Dentist Office

Our dedicated team is committed to providing you and your family with the best possible dental care. We put your needs first and want you to feel comfortable throughout your visit with us.

Our Team

We put your needs first and want you to feel comfortable throughout your visit with us.

Dentist: Dr. Konrad Binder

Dr. Konrad Binder graduated with honours with his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. Prior to dental school, he received a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa with a specialty in exercise physiology. Dr. Binder is trained in all aspects of dentistry including esthetic and cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, crown and bridge work, endodontics and orthodontics.

Dr. Binder has worked as an associate dentist at clinics in and around Ottawa and has provided locum dental services in Northwestern Ontario for First Nations communities. He enjoys teaching and volunteers as a hygiene instructor and lecturer at the Canadian National Institute of Health. In his spare time, Dr. Binder likes playing golf, hockey and fishing. He also volunteers as a trainer and practice coach for the Major Peewee AAA Ottawa Junior 67’s.

Dr. Binder’s treatment philosophy is to provide you with the best quality patient-centred dental care. His professionalism and calming, easy-going personality will put you at ease and give you confidence in the dental care provided. Dr. Binder prioritizes building a trusting and respectful relationship with his patients through open and honest communication.

Originally from a small town outside of Ottawa, Dr. Binder knew he wanted to practise dentistry in a similar community. Embrun was a perfect fit. Dr. Binder looks forward to meeting you and welcoming you and your family to Embrun Smiles Family Dentistry.

Isabelle Perras

Isabelle has an advanced diploma in dental hygiene from La Cité Collégiale. She is passionate about dentistry and is always striving to provide the best quality care for her patients.

She was born and raised in a small town 15 minutes from Embrun where she worked in a retirement home for many years. Her experience working with the elderly has led her to discover her passion for helping and caring for people.

Isabelle is thrilled to join the Embrun Smiles Family Dentistry team and provide dental hygiene care to her community.

Outside of the Embrun dentist office, Isabelle enjoys spending time with her friends and family, also being outside with her dog.

Shelby Patton

Born and raised in the Eastern Townships, Shelby moved to Ottawa and found her passion for dentistry in 2015. Bilingual in English and French, Shelby is the both the voice on the phone, and the friendly face that will greet you upon your visit to Embrun Smiles Family Dentistry. She’s always happy to help and to create the best possible experience for her patients. When she is not assisting patients, Shelby loves to travel, keep fit, and find the best foodie spots in and around Ottawa with her fiancé Derek. Shelby looks forward to giving you a warm welcome to the clinic.

Celine Nadeau

Celine was born and raised in Embrun, Ontario where she still lives with her husband. In 1990, she started her career assisting Dr. Richard Thain for 4 years. The subsequent year she graduated La Cite Collegiale with a diploma in Dental Hygiene and for the last 26 years she has been practicing dental hygiene at the Orleans Dental Centre in Ottawa. Celine is very happy to be back in her home town where she will provide exceptional dental hygiene services to the Embrun Community. Outside of working as a dental hygienist, Celine likes to spend quality time with her husband, family, and friends. She enjoys snowshoeing, going to the gym and travelling. Celine is very excited to be a part of the
Embrun Smiles Team and is looking forward to meeting new patients in the community.

Crystal Surette

Crystal joins our team as Dr. Binder's certified dental assistant, with over 13 years of experience working in the dental field. Native to New Brunswick, Crystal comes from a big family of 5 children and has called Embrun 'home,' since 2008. In her free time, Crystal enjoys being active by running and biking on the Embrun trail and spending time with her dog. Crystal cannot wait to welcome you to Embrun Smiles and ensure that your dental visits are as comfortable as
possible!

Christine Legault

Christine joins Embrun Smiles with 32 years experience as a certified dental assistant. Christine is originally from Ottawa area and enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband. In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing on the water at her cottage and going out on her boat. Christine is excited to be onthe Embrun Smiles team and looks forward to comforting all patients of the Embrun community during their dental appointments.