Spotlight On St. Clair – Bitehaus Dental 2019-09-05T18:10:17+00:00

Spotlight On St. Clair – Bitehaus Dental

Spotlights on St. Clair

“I grew up with my dad being a dentist; he was a dentist for 45 years. When I was a child I used to sit on the knee of his receptionist doing my homework and I assisted for him from a very young age. Actually, when I got to the point that I was going to university I decided I didn’t want to do dentistry because I had been around it so much. I wanted something exciting and different so I did psychology. I realized that as I got older I loved the dentistry so much, I decided to go back and do dentistry and now I apply a lot of what I’ve learned and what I’ve done in psychology to my dental practice. I work with patients who are very nervous when it comes to going to the dentist and I wanted to create the type of dental clinic that would be as calming as possible. The roots that people have here on St. Clair have been here for a long time and I kind of like that. I’ve worked downtown for the last couple of years and I don’t have that feeling because obviously people just work there or they live there and it’s very short term. I really wanted something where I’m going to be here for another 30/40 years; I want to see generations. In the area that my dad was, he saw his first patient in the early 70s and she was still a patient of his when he retired– she was in her 90s. That’s the type of legacy I’m trying to create.” (Dr. Aisling Whitaker, @bitehaus.ca)