Yolanda

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Yolanda graduated from the Dalhousie School of Dental Hygiene in 1978, and started her career in orthodontics with Dr. Byron Johnston. She has been working with Dr. Donald Johnston since 1991. Her years of expertise make her an invaluable member of the hygiene team! Yolanda has been actively involved in the hygienist’s association, as a past executive member. She is the current treasurer for the Northern NS Dental Hygiene Study Club. Yolanda enjoys reading, puzzles, hockey games and spending time with her family and dog Misty.

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