Welcome to Pretoria Bridge Dental. We’re proud to have been a family-focused practice here in Downtown Ottawa since the 1950s. Through thoughtful communication and thorough examination, we take the time to meet each patient’s individual needs. Using modern technology and advanced techniques, we work with our patients to provide gentle, professional dental care in a warm, comfortable environment. Dr. Hoeschen, Dr. Watkins, Dr. Wong, and the entire team at Pretoria Bridge Dental believe in establishing strong, trusting relationships with our patients. Our highly-trained staff is dedicated to restoring, enhancing, and maintaining your oral health. At Pretoria Bridge Dental, our focus is on comprehensive dental care and exceptional results — every time. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Dr. Tim Hoeschen was born and raised in Morden, Manitoba. He was a student at the University of Winnipeg, graduating with honours in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He continued onto graduate from the University of Manitoba in 2006 with a Doctorate in Dental Medicine with the assistance of UMSU bursarys and the 50th Reunion Faculty of Dentistry bursary.
Dr. Serena Wong received a Bachelor of Science in Biopharmaceutical Sciences (summa cum laude) from the University of Ottawa in 2005. With the assistance of a National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Graduate Award of Excellence scholarship, she continued her graduate studies at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute in 2007..
Dr. Michael Watkins received a Bachelor of Science from McGill University. He continued his studies at McGill, receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1981. During his studies, Dr. Watkins received the Dr. W. G. Leahy Prize, for achievement in Clinical Dentistry throughout the clinical undergraduate program.
Dr. Jessica Gubernat was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario. She graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelors of Science with Distinction in BioMedical Science where she was also on the Deans Honour list. Dr. Gubernat then went on to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry with Distinction at the University of Western Ontario where she was on the Deans Honour list and in the standing first quarter of her class.
Keith is originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland and lived there until moving away to complete his undergraduate degree at Mount Allison University (2001) in New Brunswick. While there, he graduated with first class honours and distinction with a degree in biochemistry and received the University Leadership Certificate for extensive co-curricular leadership on campus.
Patients count on our experience & expertise for accurate & diagnoses.
Our doctors have a depth of training for advanced dental care.
Our experience translates to a smooth, seamless patient experience.
We want to be your partners in dental health.
We have two free parking spaces in our clinic lot. Also, there are five parking spaces at the Ottawa Chinese Bible Church (on the corner of Main and Graham). On Graham Avenue you will find two-hour parking available; while there is also parking on Hawthorne Street from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and then again from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.