Joan

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Joan has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1970 and was welcomed by Dr. Johnston’s staff in 2009. Joan is continually impressed with the treatment that patients receive at TA Orthodontics from start to finish, and no matter how detailed the case, the results are always amazing! She finds it a pleasure to be part of a team that maintains a family-like atmosphere that is supportive, professional and fun! Joan resides in Truro with her husband of forty-two years, and has four children, three grandchildren and two great-grandsons. In her free time, she enjoys photography and rug-hooking.

How To Keep Track of When Your Child’s Adult Teeth Come In

An odd pattern of tooth eruption can cause more orthodontic problems for a child than is seen when the permanent (adult) teeth come in several months too early or too late. If your child’s teeth do not come in as expected, his or her bite and smile could both be affected. Studies show that changes Read More

Orthodontists Address Issues Related to Missing or Extra Teeth

The teeth are naturally organized in such a way as to provide support to one another; therefore, if a tooth is missing, this lost support causes additional force to be placed on the remaining teeth. Some people are actually born missing teeth. While missing teeth are a problem, extra teeth are also Read More