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.

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