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.

Don’t Let Crooked Teeth Negatively Affect Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Healthy, straight teeth can give your child improved confidence, a positive self-image and an increase in his or her self-esteem: Sadly, a lot of times, crooked teeth cause a child to feel the exact opposite. Besides causing issues with confidence; did you know that crooked teeth can even negatively Read More

Recognizing and Treating a Child’s Misaligned Jaw

What is a misaligned jaw (malocclusion)?

When a child has malocclusion, his or her upper and lower teeth do not come together correctly upon closing the mouth. For example, if a child’s upper teeth stick out farther than his or her lower teeth do, this is referred to as an ‘overbite. Read More