Toothlife Studio Team

Our team is filled with skilled people that work hard to make you comfortable. 

We look forward to meeting you. 

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Irene M. Iancu BSc, RDH, CTDP, OM

Owner of Toothlife Studios

Practicing Dental Hygiene Since 2007

Myofunctional Therapist

Invisalign Trained Provider

Irene Iancu graduated with a diploma in dental hygiene from Oxford college in 2007. Since then, Irene has expanded her scope of practice with procedures that include Orthodontics, Restorative Dental Hygiene (graduation 2021), Myofunctional Therapy, and advanced periodontal therapy utilizing the latest technology. 


As a clinician, her career path has been unconventional with experience working in pediatric dentistry for 4 years, Periodontics, Orthodontics, Cosmetic focused dental practice, and holistic dentistry. Aside from clinical dentistry, Irene takes the stage at some of the largest dental events in the world sharing her experiences delivering motivational lectures and presentations on clinical procedures and treatment outcomes. 


Irene always dreamed of owning her own practice and with that, dream Toothlife Studio was born. Her goals are simple, cultivating a positive environment for team members, stress-free and welcoming space for patients, and of course, creating a fun and engaging first experience for the new tiny humans who are always welcome as new patients. 


Favorite things to do when not working on teeth: Irene is a Podcast host, Writer, and has a healthy social media following of fellow like-minded dental professionals eager to learn, share and save the world one tooth at a time.  


Dr. Manoj Kumar Sundar

General and Implant Dentistry

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics, Fellow & Mastership ICOI (Implants)

Practicing Dentistry Since 2008

Dr. Manoj Kumar Sundar graduated from Dr.MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu, India(2008) and went on to complete his Masters in Prosthodontics from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, India(2014). He is also a passionate teacher and served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at a University in India. It is a privilege for him to provide prosthodontic solutions to patients requiring complex oral rehabilitations, smile makeovers with veneers, crowns, and bridges, and replacement of missing teeth with dental implants. 

Having practiced internationally for over 10 years, Dr. Manoj brings valuable hands-on experience and gentle chairside manners to his patients. He successfully completed NDEB equivalency process in Canada in 2019 and became a Board-certified Dentist in Canada in early 2020. His constant passion for Implant dentistry drove him to affiliate with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and complete the required credentials to practice Implant Dentistry in the province of Ontario.

Favourite things to do when not working on teeth: Enjoys quality time with family and friends, exploring new places, and loves photography, Pencil sketches, and Plays cricket.


Mary Bitters

General and Invisalign Dentist

Practicing Dentistry Since 2007

Dr. Tu graduated with an academic medal and a Bachelor of Dental surgery degree in Australia. She has practiced in various Australian cities such as Cairns, Hobart, and Townsville in both the public and private health sectors. She has moved back to her hometown to give back to the community she grew up in. With experience treating patients of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds, Dr. Tu prides herself on providing patient-centered treatment. She believes in empowering patients through patient education and strives to provide pain-free quality dental treatment. She continues to improve her skills and knowledge through regular attendance of continuing education courses.


Dr. Tu is a general dentist who is a strong advocate of minimally invasive and preventive dentistry. Dr. Tu will happily assist you in achieving the happy and healthy smile you deserve.

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Carolina Brandao

Dental Assistant

CDA Level II

Dental Assistant Since 2016

Dental services the way it should be.

Languages and Dialects spoken: fluent in English and Portuguese, currently learning German


Favorite things to do when not working on teeth: cooking, weight training, going to shows and concerts, and exploring the city


NDAEB certified Level 2 Dental Assisting
HARP certified by George Brown
CPR trained

Any Fun Facts about you: I’ve lived in 4 different countries throughout my life - Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and now Canada. And my favorite type of coffee is an Americano Misto with coconut milk and an extra shot of espresso.


Julie De Sousa

Admin Manager/Receptionist

CDA Level II

Years of Practice: 12

I graduated from Durham College in the spring of 2001 as a Level II CDA.  After years of working as a dental assistant, I was encouraged to take on more of an administrative position and I never looked back.  I’ve worn many different dental hats over the years, including Treatment Coordinator and Office Manager. 
I consider myself a dental insurance specialist, I love to help educate patients on how to understand their policy and maximize their benefits. 


When not working with teeth most of my time is spent with my two girls, Adelle & Anais.  My happy place is on my yoga mat. 

Favourite things to do when not working on teeth: I studied Holistic Nutrition and have a passion for all things health & wellness.  I also LOVE to bake & create my own recipes...the Toothlife Team can tell you this! 



Patient Services

Dental Receptionist since 2015

Naomi recently moved to Toronto from Calgary to further her studies in the dental field and brings with her 6 years of experience. She will be one of the friendly faces you will see upfront! Naomi is more than happy to answer any questions you may have to ensure your visit to Toothlife Studio runs as smoothly as possible.  While working part-time, Naomi is also studying Dental Hygiene! 


Favorite things to do when not working on teeth: In her spare time, Naomi enjoys boxing, painting, and spending time with her Fiancé in the Rocky Mountains.  She looks forward to welcoming you to Toothlife Studio!

The Office

The office has been open since June 2020.

Stared with a Dental Hygienists' dream to open their own office and has now over 400 new patients.