Andrew Puksa was born in Toronto, Ontario and moved to Ancaster, Ontario at a young age. After completing his Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences degree he graduated from the University of Toronto’s Dentistry program amongst the top of his class. After graduating in 2008, Andrew moved to Thunder Bay seeking close proximity to one of his biggest passions, the outdoors. He continues to develop his knowledge and skill through continuing education courses at a world renowned education facility, the Pankey Institute. His goal is to provide a comprehensive and individualized approach to his dental care with a focus on occlusion. When he is not working, Andrew spends his time with his family and taking advantage of the outdoor opportunities Thunder Bay has to offer. He is particularly passionate about fishing, hunting and photography.
After her first dental visit, Lori Florindo knew she wanted to be a dentist. Her goal at the age of thirteen was to, one day, have the same positive effect on her own patients that she had experienced as a child. Lori was born and raised in Thunder Bay and is grateful and proud to be practicing in her home town. Lori obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from Lakehead University in 1993 and graduated from the University of Manitoba Faculty of Dentistry in 1997. She is a member of the Thunder Bay, Ontario and Canadian Dental Associations and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. She strives to be progressive with the latest techniques and technology in the dental profession through regularly attending continuing education courses. Her focus in providing overall optimal dental treatment revolves around achieving healthy gums, teeth and a comfortable and functional bite. In her spare time, Lori enjoys golfing with her husband Andy, running half marathons, cycling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing.