Get to Know Sarnia’s Lakeshore Family Dental


Dr. Robert Sottosanti (known as “Dr. Rob” by his patients) was born and raised in Sarnia, Ontario. Dr. Rob attended St. Christopher’s High School before completing his Honors Bachelors of Science degree in 2003 at the University of Western Ontario. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree he went on to attend Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, graduating with Summa Cum Laude distinction (highest honor) given to the top 5% of his class.

Dr. Rob has continued to strive for excellence in and out of the office and takes great pride in his knowledge of the latest advancements and technology in the field. He continues to develop his skills and level of proficiency by attending seminars led by many reputable dental practitioners. Dr. Rob’s areas of interest include cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry and oral surgery. He remains dedicated to the detail and quality of his work. Dr. Rob is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario Dental Association.

Outside the office, Dr. Rob enjoys spending time with his wife Jen, their three children and cheering on the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Blue Jays.


Dr. Stacey Cornelious is a lifelong resident of Sarnia who attended Sarnia’s Northern Collegiate High School. In 1998 Dr. Cornelious graduated with Honours standing from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry and returned back to her hometown of Sarnia to start her career as a dentist.

For the past 18 years Dr. Cornelious has established a family practice treating patients of all ages and is known for providing a trusting and comfortable atmosphere for the treatment of young children and anxious patients. Originally an associate of Dr. Ted Firth who has since retired, she has continued to model her own practice with this same honest, compassionate, and excellent care that was impressed upon her since the beginning of her career.

She was awarded the 2015 City of Sarnia Prelude to Excellence Award for Small Business and also volunteers at the community level.

Her commitment to dentistry is also evident in the many hours of continuing education she attends to stay current on the most advanced techniques and materials used in dentistry today.

In her free time, “Dr. Stacey” enjoys playing basketball with her two daughters, gardening, playing piano, reading and cheering for the Detroit Red Wings.  She also enjoys attending her daughters’ hockey games and dance recitals in the Bluewater area.

BRITTANY BELL, Registered Dental Hygienist

Brittany was born in Petrolia and grew up in Sarnia. She attended St. Clair High School and later St. Clair College in Windsor. She graduated Level II Dental Assisting in 2009 and Dental Hygiene in 2011. She has been practicing dental hygiene in Sarnia since graduating. Brittany lives in Sarnia with her husband and enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.

JESSICA CLARKE, Registered Dental Hygienist

Jessica has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for the past 13 years. She began her career in the dental profession as a dental assistant and worked for 3 years before returning to school for dental hygiene. Jessica lives in Sarnia with her husband Jake and together they have two very active, wonderful children. They keep her busy with their many activities, hockey, soccer, swimming and gymnastics. In between work and the kids’ busy social life, she enjoys reading, relaxing and spending as much time as she can with her family and friends.

JEN DEGROOT, Registered Dental Hygienist

Jen grew up in Forest Ontario and attended high school at St. Christopher's in Sarnia. She graduated from Niagara College in 2007 as a Level 2 Dental Assistant and then in 2010 from Durham College as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is very passionate about her career, especially patient education and working with children. Jen loves travelling to new places around the world and enjoys going to music festivals (typically Country or 80s Rock), doing any sort of puzzles and spending time with her very large and crazy Dutch family, boyfriend Eric, friends, and shih tzu Chester.

JULIE KERR, Dental Assistant

Julie is a Certified Level 2 Dental Assistant working with Dr. Sottosanti since graduating from St. Clair College in 2010. Julie spends most of her spare time playing sports, hunting, and relaxing at the family cottage.

APRIL WINCH, Dental Assistant

April has been a Certified Dental Assistant for over 20 years. She is married to Dr. Darcy Winch and has two wonderful boys. She loves spending time with family and friends as well as travelling, relaxing and a passion for dance that includes Tap, Jazz, Zumba and Clogging. CCMF (Community Concerns for the Medically Fragile) is a local non-profit organization that is near and dear to April and her family. "It keeps me grounded to help those who are so dependent on others. It is the people who make our job fun. It's a joy to come to work and provide a service that helps others."

ROBYN LINDENBACH, Dental Assistant

Robyn has been a dental assistant since 2001 and has her RDA level 2 certification. After many years in pediatric dentistry in Calgary, Alberta Robyn moved with her husband to Sarnia in 2014 with her two kids. She joined the team at Lakeshore Family Dental in 2015. Robyn enjoys helping others and having fun while she works. Outside the office, Robyn is a fantastic chef and spends her free time working out and spending time with friends and family.


Michela graduated from Lambton College in 2005 and has been working in the Dental field since 2008. She lives in Petrolia with her husband and 2 young daughters. Michela enjoys horseback riding and playing tennis in her spare time and is a huge fan of the Detroit Red Wings.

KATIE COPE, Receptionist

Katie graduated from Medical Office Admin at Lambton College in 2010. She has been working in the dental field with Dr. Sottosanti and Dr. Cornelious for 6 years. She lives in Petrolia with her husband. Katie enjoys baseball, dodgeball, and skiing.

Please call Lakeshore Family Dental to make an appointment 

with Dr. Robert Sottosanti or Dr. Stacey Cornelious.

Lakeshore Family Dental

1130 Lakeshore Rd

Sarnia, ON 

N7V 2V8 






Opening Hours

Monday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Closed Saturday & Sunday

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