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Meet Our Etobicoke Dental Team

Dr. Shorser, D.D.S

Dr. Shorser, D.D.S
Dr. Shorser enjoys practising family and cosmetic dentistry, evident by his varied roster of patients. For over 20 years, Dr. Shorser has played a critical role in the overall dental health of many patients in Etobicoke and surrounding areas. Over the years, Dr. Shorser has consistently updated his knowledge and incorporated new techniques and materials through continuing education workshops, seminars, and lectures.


State-of-the-Art Equipment for Your Optimal Dental Health
In addition to a pleasant and calming décor, Dr. Shorser’s new location has state-of-the-art equipment including, but not limited to, digital radiographs, an intra-oral camera and an extensive ventilation system to provide clinical air quality. With the move to Dr. M. Shorser Dentistry by the Lake, Dr. Shorser has added new team members who share his dedication to competency and quality of work for all patients in his care.


Dr. Shorser and His Staff Look Forward to Meeting You
If you’re a current patient of Dr. Shorser’s, we look forward to seeing you again soon. If you’re just checking us out online, please feel free to stop by and meet us in person. We look forward to meeting you and providing the utmost in dental care.


When Dr. Shorser isn’t practising dentistry, you can find him by the lake, exercising or taking in a good novel or non-fiction book. Dr. Shorser is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, the Ontario Dental Association, and the Toronto West Dental Society.

Karen Delyea, CDA, Office Manager

Karen Delyea

Karen started her career in dentistry as a chairside dental assistant in a much simpler time. Over the years, dentistry has evolved extensively, including procedures, products, and technology. As a certified dental assistant (CDA), Karen continues to upgrade her dental knowledge and skills through continuing education courses. She has upgraded her skillset in a variety of areas, including oral facial anatomy, radiography, and office management. With over 25 years of experience as an office manager for Dr. Shorser, Karen has taken the lead in computerizing the office and helped coordinate the move to our new location at Dr. M. Shorser Dentistry by the Lake.


Karen’s familiar smile has always welcomed our long-time patients who have supported us through our transition to a new location. At Dr. M. Shorser Dentistry by the Lake, Karen has the privilege of meeting the many new people who are joining Dr. Shorser’s dental family.


Karen is happily married to her husband John and is mom to Adam, Bryce, and grandma to Harrison. She enjoys reading, gardening, and home décor. When on vacation from Dr. M. Shorser Dentistry by the Lake, Karen can be found on the ocean. She loves to travel and enjoys the convenience of a well-appointed cruise ship.

Deliana - Hygienist

Deliana - Hygienist

Deliana has been a member of Dr. Shorser's  team since 2006. She began her career as a dental assistant and went back to school to become a dental hygienist shortly after. Deliana enjoys educating her patients and building a personal rapport with them. Seeing them every few months and how her recommendations improves their oral health brings her great joy and satisfaction! Deliana recently became a proud mom to a lively little boy and enjoys spending time with him, her husband and little dog.

Laura Monroy – PDA

Laura Monroy – PDA
Laura is Dr. Shorser’s assistant. She graduated with honours as a PDA in 2012 at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries. Laura in her free time has ventured into the field of makeup, much to the delight of her friends who she has helped to create different looks for special occasions.

Laura loves being part of Dr. Shorser’s team. She says, “We make the best team, as we all work together to provide patients with beautiful, healthy, and shiny smiles.”

Talitha – Receptionist

Deliana - Hygienist

Talitha graduated from George Brown College for dental office administration with honours and has a warm, welcoming nature!

Laura Monroy – PDA

Maryann – Thursday and Saturday Hygienist


Maryann is one of the dental hygienists here at Dentistry by the Lake. She graduated in 2004 at Niagara College and has joined our team this past year. Her interest in dentistry started when she was little and had braces herself.

In Maryann free time she likes to cook and spend time with her husband and three daughters.

Angela – Part-Time Hygienist

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