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.

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