Nominated for the award: Entrepreneurship and Business
Biography: When Anaida Deti immigrated to Canada from Albania 15 years ago with her husband she had a big dream of opening her own business but not much else. Ten years, seven-day workweeks and a diploma later, she opened the doors to her very own dental practice named DentalX. A registered Dental Hygienist, Anaida has made it her mission to educate patients on the importance of dental health. Anaida is a member of the Canadian, Ontario and Toronto Dental Hygienists Association, and was elected as the ODHA Ambassador for Toronto North. She founded Mission Kind (Kids In Need of Dentalcare), to help children aged 6-16 obtain much needed dental work at no charge. In 2015, she became a finalist for the MOMpreneur Award for Excellence. Anaida is a coveted speaker at dental conventions and seminars. Her passion and dental expertise has garnered her media coverage on Rogers Daytime Television, and Sirius XM Radio’s What She Said. She has been featured in the Toronto Star, Elevate, Parents Magazine, Focus Magazine and more. Patients and their oral health are her primary concern and she gives them the best possible treatment. Her goal is to have every patient of hers smiling!