The doctors and staff are all dedicated to creating outstanding smiles for our patients, using the latest technology available, as well as helping others within the dental community achieve the same goals.
Paul A Witt, DDS, Dip Ortho, FRCD(Can)
Dr Paul Witt is a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He has completed an advanced post-doctoral course, accredited by both the Canadian and American Dental Associations, of two academic years after the completion of his dental degree, in the specialty of orthodontics, .
In addition to practising full-time in the Ladner office, he is involved in teaching at the University of British Columbia on a part-time basis, and has done so continuously since 1983, instructing practising dentists, dental students, certified dental assistants, and registered dental hygienists in orthodontics at varous times.
Matthew M Witt, BSc, DMD
Dr Matthew Witt has worked periodically in the office during the past number of years, and most recently completed a year as a full-time pediatric dental intern at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children in June of 2008. He is currently enrolled as a full-time post-graduate orthodontic resident at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Dentistry in Edmonton, to obtain his master's degree and Certification as a Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. We look forward to his return in 2011.
Dawn and Fiona
Dawn and Fiona are Certified Dental Assistants with the Orthodontic Module, which is an advanced training program in orthodontics, accredited by the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia. They have a combined experience in orthodontics of over 20 years, most of it in our office, and share the doctors' philosophy of treatment and dedication to the profession.
Since the mid 1990's, Dawn has been involved in teaching at the University of British Columbia on a part-time basis. Fiona has, for many years, been involved in organizing a Study Club for Certified Dental Assistants, and was honoured in 2009 by the Certified Dental Assistants of British Columbia with an award of merit for her contributions.
Rossanne, Joanne, and Jacqui
Our receptionist and appointment manager, Rossanne, and our treatment co-ordinator, Joanne, both have many years of experience within dentistry and orthodontics. As a result, they are very knowledgeable in many aspects of orthodontic treatment, including complex treatments that require the coordination of a number of dentists and/or dental specialists, which allows them to provide appropriate and timely management of the care our office provides for children and adults of all ages.
Our office manager, Jacqui, is not always seen in the office, but works hard behind the scenes to ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible. She has been working in the practice since 1983.
Currently, all of the administrative staff are local residents, and are familiar to many of our patients in the community.