Meet Our Team

Meet the Team behind Pretoria Bridge Dental,
serving Downtown Ottawa & surrounding

Meet Our Ottawa Dental Professionals

Dr. Timothy James Hoeschen


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 on to 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.

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Dr. Serena C.T. Wong


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.

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Dr. Michael Joseph Watkins


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.

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Dr. Jessica Gubernat


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.

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Dr. Keith Josephson


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.

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Meet Our Hygienists

Ashley Larocque

Elaine Falla

Jackie Geneta-Freeman

Sophie Beauchamp

Teresa McLeod

Meet Our Assistants

Aline Verdon

Johanna Mulders

Qudsia Aziz

Sylvana MacKera-Lindsey

Meet Our Front Office Management

Debby Christie

Shauna Barrett

Myra Crerar

Sheryl Tracy-Devillier

Marie Gervais

Pretoria Bridge Dental Is Built On The Trust & Care
We Have For All Our Patients