Barrhaven Bright Smile Dental is a prominently situated dental office located on Strandherd and Kennevale. It is close to many convenient amenities allowing you to run errands before or after your appointment. There is ample free parking.
We would like to welcome you to our state of the art clinic, with a brand new design and advanced technology.
Barrhaven Bright Smile Dental is welcoming New Patients of all ages.
Accepting Most Insurances
Direct Billing Your Insurance
you only pay the difference.
Laser, Invisalign and cosmetic dentistry.
Experience with kids of all ages and seniors.
Experience with Dental anxiety
Gentle approach for anxious patients to have as pleasant dental treatment as possible.
Our Happy Clients
The doctor, hygienist were very friendly. I really felt that they have my health the first thing in their mind. Thank you
I appreciate all your kindness and good care you gave me. My maintenance cleanings have done wonder for me. Thank you so much!
Really good and friendly environment and excellent patient care. The reasonable prices really helped with the family budget.
I just wanted to thank you again for saving my tooth. If it hadn’t been for you and your team I wouldn’t have the smile I have today.
Dr.Irina Smirnova lives in the Barrhaven community with her husband and two daughters. She has been part of the community for over 6 years. Dr.Irina was born in Siberia Russia and immigrated to the United States in 1999 where she attended New York University Dental School.
After graduating in 2007, she completed a residency program at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. She moved with her family to Ottawa and enjoys everything Ottawa has to offer. Ottawa has the perfect balance of city life and suburbia.
One of her long-time hobbies is figure skating, which she began when she was five years old. Ottawa, having the longest skating rink in the world, is yet another reason why she loves this city.
When it comes to practicing dentistry, she loves working with patients of all ages, especially children. One thing you will hear Dr.Irina say is: “I love to put a smile on my patients’ faces and I want my patients to feel satisfied with my work. I take pride in making my patients happy with their new smiles.”
“I look forward to meeting new patients as well as their families. I think that it is important for my work to get to know the families of whom I treat. My passion for dentistry drives me to give my patients the very best care”. Dr. Irina says “I always believe in giving back to the community and I want to take excellent care of the smiles in Barrhaven.”
Dr. Philip Mwimanzi is a graduate of Dalhousie Dentistry, comes with vast multicultural and dental experience having lived and worked in 3 continents. Dr. Mwimanzi is a member of the Canadian Dental
Association, Ontario Dental Association, and Ottawa Dental Association. Dr. Mwimanzi believes in patient-centered dentistry, with communication and establishing connections with patients as key to arriving at the best treatment goals through the provision of the highest quality standard of care and clinical skills and thus Continuing Dental Education is an integral part of his practice. Dr. Mwimanzi speaks fluent English, Swahili and understands Japanese.
When he is not practicing dentistry Dr. Mwimanzi enjoys spending time playing soccer with his two boys. He is an avid Manchester United fan, he also enjoys hiking, playing basketball and cycling
Born and raised in Ottawa, Erin graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Algonquin College in 2018. She is a member of the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario and the Canadian Dental Hygiene Association. Erin strives to provide her patients with gentle and individualized care. She is passionate about helping people overcome dental anxiety and creating a welcoming and calm environment for each patient. Erin is regularly expanding her dental knowledge by participating in continuing education courses. This allows her to provide the best care possible and educate patients on the latest information. Erin’s long term goal is to complete the Dental Hygiene Degree program at the University of BC and become a part-time professor at Algonquin College. In her spare time, Erin loves to take naps, explore the great restaurants in the city (so basically eating and sleeping) and hang out with family and friends!
Kimberly grew up in Kingston, Ontario, moving to Ottawa to attend Algonquin College for Dental Hygiene. She graduated in 2014 and has enjoyed laying roots in Ottawa with her husband. Kim’s passions for oral health and hygiene persist in her love to help people achieve their best smiles. She enjoys spending time with her growing family and dog when she’s not in the office.
Born and raised in Ottawa, and living in Barrhaven for the past 19 years, Jill started her career in dentistry in 1984 where she worked as a Dental Receptionist and then as a Dental Assistant. After working for 8 years in private practice, she returned to Algonquin College to complete the Dental Hygiene Program in 1993. Jill has a broad range of experience in the dental field including having worked with children, seniors and the medically compromised while working in a Pediatric office, at the Civic Hospital Clinic and 23 years in private practice. She has also volunteered in offices providing free dental care to clients who otherwise could not afford treatment. Passionate and dedicated, she brings a strong commitment to patient care and well being. When not at work, Jill enjoys curling, tennis, golf and scrap-booking as well as spending time with her husband, her two children and her dog.
Born and raised in Ottawa, Angelina is a 2017 graduate from Algonquin College Dental Assistant program. She loves working with children and putting a smile on there face. She also enjoys assisting the doctors with there many dental procedures. Angelina had an interest in the dental field since she was 14 years old when she got braces and was at the dental office on a regular basis. When Angelina was in high school she completed grade 11 and 12 co-ops at a dental office. In her free time, she loves going on long nighttime drives with her friends and brothers and getting ice coffee. She likes going out for nice dinners, going to concerts, and shopping.
Alessandra has been with our office as a Certified Level II Assistant since 2016. She began working full-time learning everything she could about sterilization, lab process and has worked her way up to be an experienced registered assistant. She works with all the doctors here and holds a big role in our office.
She graduated from the Algonquin College Dental Assisting program in 2015 and is now going to be continuing her education as a Dental Hygienist this upcoming year at the Canadian National Institution of Health.
Alessandra lives in Kanata and keeps busy by spoiling her two pups, Papi and Mia, and spending time being active at the gym, playing sports and hanging out with friends.
Melissa graduated from Career Canada College from Dental Assisting in 1998 and brings her vast knowledge of dentistry to the front desk in order to better assist our patients with their variety of questions. With her many years of experience in the operatories and reception, Melissa brings a calmness and confidence to our office atmosphere and is a significant team member. Melissa enjoys being busy raising her three active children in the country, along with her dog. When the hectic days dwindle she enjoys a glass of cabernet.