Meet the Team




Joanne brings her great smile and friendly personality to our office. She has worked in clinical health care for 21 years with 13 years of managerial experience. Her caring and compassionate approach to others has made her an asset to our team. She is efficient and professional in any project she becomes involved with. Joanne has been managing our office since August 2016. She enjoys being part of our friendly, professional team. Her main goal is to make sure your orthodontic journey is a happy professional experience.

In her spare time Joanne enjoys riding her Sports Motorcycles with her partner Chris. She also enjoys hiking, running, coaching youth soccer, playing on a women's soccer team and simply hanging with Jada and Nyah, her teenage daughters.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Heather graduated from Dalhousie’s Dental Hygiene program in 1993 and has been with our practice since February of 2005. She brings 22 years of dental experience from practicing in general and periodontics before exclusively practicing orthodontics in 2005. You will meet Heather to have your braces placed, Invisalign® aligners started, for your adjustment visits, and to have your braces removed. She is very knowledgeable in clinical orthodontics and a perfectionist like the orthodontists she practices with. Heather is compassionate and kind with all our patients and strives to place the concerns of the patient first. She works in collaboration with our doctors to help our patients achieve their new smile. She will ensure your clinic visits are comfortable and enjoyable. She believes in a team approach to achieving and maintaining your smile!

In her spare time, she can be found watching her two children at school sporting and music events or watching competitive gymnastics.


Registered Dental Assistant

Julie began her career in dentistry in 1995 and joined our orthodontic team as an assistant in 2001. She loves meeting new patients of all ages, but especially enjoys working with children. Her goal is to help create a wonderful smile that gives someone the confidence they might not have had originally.Julie is a hard worker and enjoy spending her off time with her teenage daughters in various summer and weekend activities.


Financial Coordinator / Administrative Assistant

Elaine, a graduate from NSCC, joined our team in September of 2016. She has 16 years of experience working in health care administration and 3 of those years as a financial coordinator. Elaine is eager to help our patients with all of their financial needs. She is happy to answers any questions you may have about scheduling appointment, payments for your orthodontic treatment, or what your insurance will pay for. With her great communication skills and financial knowledge, Elaine wants all of our patients to have a wonderful orthodontic experience and will go above and beyond for you to ensure this happens.

In her spare time Elaine enjoys being a Scout Leader and spending time with her husband Guy and their two children Emily and Noah and their four cats.

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halifax orthodontic office
5991 Spring Garden Road Suite 200
Halifax, NS B3H 1Y6
(902) 423-7331