Q&A with Magnolia Dental

There are a lot of dental offices out there, so how do you choose? Magnolia Dental, located in Waterdown, has become successful by making it a priority to provide a positive experience for all their patients, young and old, as if they were family. Their skilled staff are trained in the most up-to-date, advanced dental care techniques available, ensuring you are getting the best dental care in the industry. Combine that with a bright and inviting facility that allows their patients to relax and be comfortable, Magnolia Dental has everything to bring the shine back to your smile.

Q: WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO BECOME A DENTIST?
At a young age I knew I wanted to work in the health care field. My 8-year-old self would have simply said “I want to help people.” In my teen years, I really enjoyed going to the dentist. I liked the aspect of educating patients about oral health care and managing patients when they were in pain. So, I decided I wanted to pursue a career in dentistry.

Q: YOU MARKET YOUR DENTAL CLINIC AS A “FAMILY-FOCUSED DENTAL CENTRE.” EXPLAIN WHAT THAT MEANS AND WHY THAT’S SO IMPORTANT TO YOU?
At Magnolia Dental, we treat all of our patients like family and we also offer services for the entire family. We encourage parents to start bringing their little ones around their first birthday and start the child off on the right path to optimal oral health. We also like to share tips with parents on how to encourage toddlers to brush their teeth. Whether you are younger, older or somewhere in between, you will receive a personalized treatment plan for your specific dental needs.

Q: YOU OFFER A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT SERVICES. WHAT CAN A PATIENT EXPECT WHEN WALKING THROUGH YOUR DOORS?
At Magnolia Dental we have strived to create an inviting, comfortable and relaxing environment. We know that a visit to the dental office can cause some anxiety and nervousness, so at Magnolia Dental you will be greeted with a big smile and we hope our friendly nature helps in achieving a relaxing, stress free visit.

Q: WHAT SEPARATES YOU FROM YOUR COMPETITION?
I am an honest, caring and genuine person. This is me. The same person at home and in the office. I am a wife, daughter, sister, friend and mother. All those roles have taught me so much about how to relate to people. Since I am a mother to 3 kids, I have an ease and comfort while treating children.

Q: WHAT ARE THE KEYS TO BEING A SUCCESSFUL DENTAL PRACTICE IN THE WATERDOWN COMMUNITY?
I love Waterdown, it is a wonderful community. It definitely is a growing city, but I feel it has been able retain a smalltown feel. The key to being successful in Waterdown is to just be real, communicate honestly, value the patient’s time and focus on delivering the best possible dental treatment and care.

Q: I’VE READ MANY OF YOUR REVIEWS AND PEOPLE LOVE HOW WELCOME AND COMFORTABLE YOU MAKE PEOPLE FEEL. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN TO YOU?
I thoroughly enjoy speaking to people and I love to learn about my patient’s life stories. It’s actually my favourite part of being a dentist, forming these relationships that can last for decades.

Q: WHERE DO YOU HOPE TO SEE MAGNOLIA DENTAL IN 5 YEARS?
I have actually walked down the hallway of my office and envisioned the rooms full of staff and patients talking, laughing and discussing general topics and dental health. Organic growth is the best and I hope my patients will help our office grow so we can help and treat even more amazing patients.

Q: IF GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO RELAY A MESSAGE TO THE WORLD, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY?
Be humble, be nice and just love each other. Don’t judge, leave the ego behind and learn to be more empathetic. We could all do so much better if we showed a little more compassion and empathy towards each other.

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