Dr. Perkins and the team at Ainslie Street Dental Centre have one purpose in mind: to provide you a stress-free, comfortable environment.
Robert Perkins, DDS, received his undergraduate at the University of Guelph in 1981 followed by a Certificate of Honors in Human Physiology at the University of Western Ontario in 1982.
He completed his dental degree in 1987 at the University of Western Ontario and opened his South London dental office shortly after. Dr. Perkins performs services in general dentistry, as well as orthodontics, esthetics and dental implants.
Having worked in sunny Sydney, Australia for the past 3 years. David has completed a Bachelor of Dentistry Degree with honours from the University of Sydney and has also obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Technology, Sydney and holds a graduate diploma in education from Macquarie University (Sydney).
David has worked in both the public and private sector in the hunter region of northern New South Wales. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and enjoys keeping up to date with the latest trends in dental technology.
Outside of work David has a keen interest in music and all things sports.
Dr. Shinger was born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario, and is a graduate of the Schulich School of Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario.
Dr. Shinger believes an emphasis on patient comfort and treatment is very important. She is committed to dental care, which is why she is constantly upgrading her knowledge and skills.
She has completed training on the surgical placement and restoration of dental implants. As a result, she is able to treat many of her patients with missing teeth. She has also completed extensive training in Invisalign, to provide patients with an alternative to regular braces.
When not practicing dentistry, she likes travelling, hot yoga and spending time with her family and friends.
Dr. Howison graduated from Western University's dental school in 1978.
He moved to Cambridge and set up a general practice catering to families and looking after their dental needs.
Dr. Howison loves the community of Cambridge and also enjoys learning from his patients about their interests and connections within the community.
Dr. Natalia Trisna completed her Undergraduate degree in Optometry from the University of New South Wales before deciding to pursue her passion for Dentistry at the University of Sydney, Australia.
She was awarded the Colgate Award for Dental Research, the Australian Dental Research Foundation Award and her research on paediatric dentistry is soon to be published in the Australian Dental Journal.
She was also awarded the Dental Alumni Society Prize for Proficiency in Paediatric Dentistry and the Noel Martin Memorial Prize in Dentistry for consistent academic excellence in clinical aptitude, competence and professionalism.
Dr Trisna has experience working in paediatrics, aged care, family dentistry and emergency treatment and particularly enjoys endodontics and cosmetic services. She is always interested in the patient's wellbeing.
Having just moved from Sydney, Australia, she is enjoying her new life in Canada and looks forward to meeting new patients.
Dr. Trevor Pinchin graduated from the University of Sydney Australia Dental School with honours, earning the award for top restorative dentist in his final year. He is also a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a double major in Medical Sciences and Biology.
Dr. Pinchin will be offering his services in Implant Dentistry, helping patients regain the ability to eat, speak, chew and live life with confidence!
Dr. Pinchin is excited to be spending more time in Cambridge working alongside his wife, Dr. Natalia Trisna, and the other talented doctors at Ainslie Street Dental Centre. He will be available by special appointment on weekends, and looks forward to connecting with the community in Cambridge.
Dr. John McIntosh graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Dentistry in 2002. He then went on to specialize in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery after graduating from The State University of New York at Buffalo.
Dr. McIntosh visits Ainslie Street Dental Centre to provide patients with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. McIntosh also provides general anaesthesia and sedation options for patients experiencing anxiety.
Dr. Chelsea O graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. She also completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, double majoring in Physiology and Cell & Molecular Biology.
Dr. O has been providing patients with a comprehensive range of treatments including nitrous oxide (laughing gas) sedation and enjoys treating patients of all ages. She feels grateful to be able to help patients achieve beautiful and healthy smiles and proud to have ability to make patients feel comfortable in the chair. She strongly believes in life-long learning and keeping up to date with the latest techniques and technologies.
Treat yourself to a brighter smile with Ainslie Street Dental Centre!