About

About

about us

For over 40 years we have been providing a high level of dental care to our patients. Each person we treat is unique and we make it a point to provide individual based care.

Our dental practice has been providing oral health care to families in Halifax for 40 years. We pride ourselves in creating a warm and inviting atmosphere allowing patients to comfortably receive care.

Our new office which opened in September of 2009 makes use of state of the art equipment. We continue providing the high level of care patients expect but can now do so in a relaxing and comfortable environment.

It is our goal to ensure each patient has an enjoyable visit. Our friendly and compassionate staff recognize each patient has different needs and we strive to achieve these expectations.

Each patient we treat is unique and we make it a point to provide individual based care.

Our Staff

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Dr. Frank MacNeil
Owner/Dentist

Frank is a graduate of McGill, St. Mary’s and Dalhousie universities. Born in Sydney, he now resides in Halifax with his wife and three children. Frank is an Assistant Coach for his son’s hockey team and can usually be found on a few different ice surfaces on the weekends.

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Dr. Patricia Gaetz
Dentist

Patricia is a graduate of Dalhousie. She was born in Dartmouth and now resides in Beaverbank with her husband and three children. Patricia enjoys teaching Zumba and baking in her spare time.

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Beth Andrews
Dental Hygienist

Beth is a graduate of Acadia and Dalhousie universities and has been on our dental hygiene team for over thirty years. Originally from Sydney Mines, she now lives in Fall River with her three children.

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Kimberlea Fougere
Dental Hygienist

Raised in Isle Madame, Kimberlea is a wonderful hygienist as well as a dedicated and competitive athlete. She is a graduate of Dalhousie University.

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Joan Michaud
Dental Assistant

Joan is from Musquodoboit Harbour and now lives in Herring Cove. Joan is Dr. MacNeil’s assistant and ensures that your visit to the dentist is a happy and comfortable experience.

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Brittany Bourgoin
Dental Hygienist

Brittany spent most of her life in Aylesford and now resides in Lower Sackville with her husband and two sons. She enjoys camping and snowmobiling. Brittany is a graduate of Dalhousie.

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Melissa Chute
Dental Hygienist

Melissa grew up on the South Shore in Shelbourne, Nova Scotia and currently lives in Halifax with her fiance & 2 dogs. When she is not at work she can be found walking her dogs or enjoying her cottage. Melissa has been a dental hygienist for 3 years. Melissa joined our staff in 2016 to cover for a one year maternity leave position.

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Audrey Stickland
Receptionist

Audrey moved in 2014 from Lloydminster, Alberta, to be closer to family. She is originally from Isle aux Morts, Newfoundland but presently resides in Halifax with her husband and son. When she is not working she enjoys outdoor activities. Audrey has worked in the dental field for 5 years.

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Janet Noftall
Receptionist

Originally from Grand-Falls/Windsor, Newfoundland, Janet brings to our office 20 years of experience in the dental field. She now makes her home here in Halifax. When she is not busy working, she is an avid runner and can be found sprinting around our city in her spare time.

Lillian Cherry
Dental Assistant

Lillian was born and raised in Murphy's Cove, Nova Scotia. She graduated from NSCC's dental assisting program in 2010 and has been working as a dental assistant for the past years. She has a son, Benjamin that keeps her active when she is not at work.