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Meet Dr. McMinn

Practice Philosophy:

Our practice philosophy is to provide full orthodontic care for all ages with a combined emphasis on patient comfort and technical precision.

Professional Background:

Dr. McMinn graduated "With Distinction" from Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario's Faculty of Dentistry in 1996 and from UWO's Graduate Orthodontic Program in March of 2002. In August of 2002, Dr. McMinn was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

Dr. McMinn has been providing orthodontic care in Aurora and Keswick since 2002 and Uxbridge since 1997.

Professional Involvement:

Dr. McMinn has had a long involvement with professional development interests. She has served as General Councillor for the Ontario Dental Association, President of the Aurora Dental Study Club, President of the York Region Dental Society, and President of the Toronto Orthodontic Club. She is currently an active member of these associations including the Ontario Association of Orthodontists.

Update:  We are very proud of Dr. McMinn being invited to join an exclusive International Honor Dental society.  This invitation to join the Pierre Fauchard Academy is made to only the top 3% of the nation's dentists and specialist practitioners who have notable contributed to the advancement of the dental profession (in clinical practice, research, education, public service, literature, journalism and service to the profession). 

Community Involvement and Interests:

Community involvement is important to Dr. McMinn. She sponsors many local sports teams in Hockey, Softball and Soccer. She has piloted projects for oral hygiene and dental education in local elementary schools and also sponsors Awards for Academic Excellence in local intermediate and high schools.

Dr. McMinn has served as a Board Member for the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and also attends Optimist Club activities. Dr. McMinn and her staff are actively partnered with Georgina Cares, an organization dedicated to providing assistance for underprivileged children in our community.

Dr. McMinn is married with children to Dr. Donald Stubbs. Her hobbies and interests include windsurfing, boating, and gardening.

Meet Dr. Stubbs

Practice Philosophy:

Our practice philosophy is to provide full orthodontic care for all ages with a combined emphasis on patient comfort and technical precision.

Professional Background:

Dr. Stubbs began his long career in dentistry by attending the University of Toronto's Faculty of Dentistry and graduating with honours in 1984. Dr. Stubbs completed his orthodontist specialist training at the University of Toronto's Graduate Orthodontic Program in 1989.
Dr. Stubbs has been providing orthodontic care in Aurora since 1989. Recently, he has joined practices with his orthodontist wife, Dr. Janice McMinn, with locations in Keswick and Uxbridge.

Professional Involvement:

Dr. Stubbs is the founding member of the Aurora Dental Study Club - York Regions longest running professional study club promoting continuing dental education. The classroom is located in our Aurora office.
Dr. Stubbs has also served as President of the Toronto Orthodontic Club - Canada's longest running study club for orthodontic specialists, dedicated to orthodontic excellence through continuing education by world-renowned lecturers.

Community Involvement:

Dr. Stubbs has been involved with the Aurora Optimists Club since 1990 and co-founding the Aurora Chess Tournament.
Dr. Stubbs was recently honoured by the Provincial Parliament with the Ontario 20 Year Volunteer Award recognizing his commitment to improving the quality of life for citizens through involvement with the Optimist Club of Aurora.
Dr. Stubbs is married with children to Dr. Janice McMinn. His hobbies and interests include windsurfing, cycling, and organic gardening. He also has a special interest in developing a life­style community located on Georgian Bay dedicated to mountain biking and environmental preservation.

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