With almost 40 years in the Orthodontics field and an esteemed speaker for Crest, Dr. Joel Schacher has experience working on a wide variety of challenging orthodontic cases. Dr. Schacher offers a customized service that meets the individual needs of each patient. His deep understanding of facial structure coupled with the knowledge of what can be achieved with modern orthodontic technologies provides his patients the most attractive results.




Many patients may be anxious during their first visit, and that is why we go to great lengths to make your experience with us as comfortable as possible. Visit our relaxing office serving patients in Mississauga and Brampton.

Dr. Joel Schacher-Certified Orthodontist


 Dr. Joel graduated dentistry at the University of Toronto in 1977 and specialized in orthodontics at Eastman Dental Centre in Rochester New York. Dr. Joel answers to almost any name. If you are lucky you will not be subjected to Dr. Joel’s so called “sense of humor!” Dr. Schacher will be the man to thank for creating your MILLION-DOLLAR SMILE!

Wahida-Treatment Coordinator (CDA II)


 Wahida is our Treatment Coordinator at Tropical Orthodontics. She has been in the dental field since 2001, as a Level II dental assistant and office administrator. At our office, Wahida helps new and existing patients by educating them about orthodontic treatment and financial options. Her caring and understanding spirit make our patients feel right at home. In her spare time, Wahida enjoys spending time with her family and friends attending social gatherings and vacationing.

Tammy-Financial Coordinator


 Tammy has been an important part of our team since 1995. She will assist you with all your financial arrangements and any insurance related paperwork.

Her experience and personable touch help to make our office run smoothly. Tammy loves reading and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Olena-Scheduling Coordinator


 You will be greeted by our lovely Olena at the front desk. She has more than six years of office administration experience. Olena speaks Ukrainian and English and is happy to assist you with your appointments.

In her spare time, she likes to explore new parks and cities with her dog. She likes to meet new people and make new friends. Make sure to say hello to Olena at your next visit!

Sylvia-Dental Assistant (CDA I)


 Sylvia is our Dental Assistant. She graduated from C.D.I. College in 2006 and has been with us ever since. Sylvia is an asset to the office and is always willing to help everyone out. She enjoys a good laugh, loves to sing and watch sports. Sylvia enjoys spending quality time with her baby girl, Mariah and family.

Ivona-Dental Assistant (CDA II):


Ivona is a Certified Dental Assistant with 15 years of experience in dental and is a great addition to our team. Her positive attitude and energy make the patients feel comfortable during their visits with us.

Ivona loves seeing the beautiful smiles created after braces treatment is completed and the company of her coworkers that she has pleasure of working with. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors with friends and family. She is the proud mom of 3 children.

Kristy-Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)


Kristy started her career as a dental assistant. She then attended Regency Dental Hygiene Academy and graduated in 2007. Her passion for the field grew with her work experience which drove her to complete an orthodontic course at George Brown College in 2013.

She has been working as an orthodontic hygienist ever since. In her spare time, she loves to play tennis and badminton with her friends and family.

Ailsa-Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)


Ailsa graduated from Canadian Academy of Dental Hygiene in 2017. Her sweet and bubbly personality will ensure you have a pleasant visit! Her giggles will get you going alongside hers.

Ailsa likes to spend time with her husband, kids and two little dogs at the cottage and being outdoors.

Amanda-Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH):


Amanda has been a registered dental hygienist since 2010 and joined our orthodontic team in 2020. Amanda speaks Portuguese and takes her work and responsibilities very seriously.

In her free time, Amanda enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, two daughters and son.

Jazz-Registered Restorative Dental Hygienist (RRDH):


Jazz graduated from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene in 2012. Jazz started his career as a dental assistant in 2004 and is now one of our amazing hygienists.

His great sense of humour and laugh make for a fun time at Tropical Orthodontics.



Open, approachable and transparent, Dr. Schacher remembers what it’s like to be a patient.
After all, he too has been on his own orthodontic journey.

Dr. Schacher is pleased to answer any treatment related questions or concerns.