Our Team

The Dentists:

Dr. Mark Botsford

- Dr. Botsford has been practicing dentistry in the Southwestern Ontario area since 1989.   Born and raised in Northern Ontario, he ventured south to attend The University of Western Ontario for his undergraduate studies and remained in London to attend Western University's Dental School.  Dr. Botsford has been very involved in the local community over the years through volunteering and coaching his children's many activities.  He has been an adjunct professor teaching part-time at the Schulich School of Dentistry for over two decades now.  Dr. Botsford has also been the team dentist for the OHL London Knight's for the past fourteen seasons. 

Dr. Erica Leenders

Dr. Leenders was born and raised in London, Ontario.  She attended The University of Western Ontario for both her undergraduate and dental studies.  She graduated in 1991 and joined Dr. Botsford's dental practice in 1998.

Dr. Emily Vegso 

- Dr. Emily Vegso, formerly Dr. Santander, grew up in the community of Strathroy, attending Colborne, North Meadows and SDCI before receiving her Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Guelph, and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Western Ontario. Emily is thrilled to be able to return to her home town to practice dentistry. In her spare time, Dr. Vegso enjoys cooking, running, watching movies, and spending time with her family, her friends, and her husband, Cole Vegso.

The Hygienists:

Megan (on maternity leave)





The assistants/receptionists: