Providing Quality Care at Our Dental Hygiene Clinic in St. John's
Located in the heart of St. John's, The Dental Hygiene Associates is passionate about serving the community and providing quality dental care in a relaxed and safe environment. Our hygienist, Natasha, values each patient and strives to understand their needs and expectations. The goal is to always provide them with gentle and friendly care and customized treatment plans that address their individual concerns and deliver maximum benefits.
Natasha’s interest in the human body developed during her childhood years of figure skating and coaching, which led her to complete a Bachelor of Kinesiology (Co-op) Honours degree from Memorial University. She has many years of customer service experience, working with the public in the healthcare and fitness industry and working as a personal trainer, skating coach, physiotherapy assistant, and camp counsellor. The kinesiology program nurtured her natural curiosity for science and gave rise to her love for dental health and its relation to overall health. In 2009 she completed the Diploma of Dental Hygiene from Oulton College, and since 2012, she has completed many higher-level science courses between Memorial University, Dalhousie and Acadia while working full time.
Coming from rural NL, where going to the dentist was not a regular part of everyday life, Natasha realized there is a need for greater access to care right here in Newfoundland. She volunteered in Haiti on two dental relief missions and is an active volunteer with the NL Dental Hygiene Association Outreach committee, Gift from the Heart, and the volunteer-based dental clinic at the Gathering Place.