Joanna Hinton

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Joanna attended Dalhousie University where she began an Arts and Social Sciences degree and then transferred to Trillium College in Toronto, Ontario where she received her diploma in dental hygiene. She began her career working at a general dentistry office in Toronto. After a year she also took on a part-time position with another general dentistry office with her primary focus being on children’s dentistry. When the opportunity to move “home” to Nova Scotia came up it allowed Joanna the chance pursue other areas in the dental field, orthodontics being her main interest. In her free time Joanna enjoys spending time with her husband. She is an avid runner and loves being outside hiking and camping.

Prevent Orthodontic Problems Through Early Intervention

Genetics can play a major role in misaligned teeth; therefore, if either biological parent had, or should have had, orthodontic treatment, chances are their child will need some type of treatment as well. However, there are also several non-genetic issues that can result in the need for orthodontic Read More

10 Reasons Why You Should Take Your 7-Year-Old to the Orthodontist

Unless you notice that your child is experiencing an orthodontic problem sooner, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children visit an orthodontist once they reach the age of 7. By the time your child turns 7 Read More