Keeping smiles beautiful in Wortley Village since 1991.
Welcome to Gentle Family Dental, conveniently located in the Old South neighbourhood of London Ontario. Here, our professionals know that dental health is not just about white smiles: it’s about having strong teeth and healthy gums. It’s about prolonging the simple joy of eating delicious things! We work to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.
Dr. John Strong, D.D.S.
Dr. Strong grew up in London. He graduated from Medway High School in 2003, followed by eight years at the University of Western Ontario; completing an Honours Degree in Chemistry and a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. He has practiced dentistry in London ever since.
Dr. Strong lives in Old South with his wife Renee, daughter Emily and son Nicholas. When Dr. Strong is not spending time with his family and friends he loves playing with his dogs Lily and Sam, board games and the Toronto Blue Jays!
Christina McIntyre, R.D.H.
Christina graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Fanshawe College in 2008. She spent four years working and exploring in British Columbia, before returning home to London. She is committed to providing excellent patient care and looks forward to building new relationships! In her free time she enjoys traveling, staying active, cooking and spending time with family, friends and her cats. Christina lives in London with her husband Danny.
Jo-Anne Koiter, R.D.H.
Jo-Anne has been a hygienist with the office for over 16 years. She considers every day as an opportunity to grow and learn, as well as teach all things health related. She is passionate about holistic health and nutrition, sustainable organic agriculture, and alternative health options. She is committed to making life nurturing choices for her and her family. Jo-Anne and her husband Nick try to keep up with their two boys, Jesse and Liam; and when she has time, she loves to scrapbook, garden and prepare traditionally fermented foods.
Holly Pepper, Dental Receptionist & CDA-II
Holly is one of our dental receptionists and will be one of the first faces and smiles to greet you when you arrive. She has been involved in dentistry for over 17 years. Her biggest passion is animals, especially dogs. She enjoys living life and providing a healthy, active lifestyle for her family.
Rachel Murray, Dental Assistant
Rachel has been a dental assistant with our office for 18 years. She graduated from the dental assisting program at Fanshawe College. Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband Korey and her children Owen and Sophie. When not cheering her children on at their sporting events, Rachel enjoys cooking and quality family time. Rachel always looks forward to seeing every smile that walks through the door!
Bethany Weedmark, R.D.H.
Bethany is a registered dental hygienist, she graduated from Fanshawe College in 2016. She is passionate about oral and overall health and especially enjoys working with children, and engaging them to participate in their hygiene habits. Bethany grew up in London where she met her husband, James, in the tenth grade. In her free time Bethany enjoys working with her husband to renovate their house, reading, and plays recreational outdoor soccer.
Amy Clift, Dental Assistant
Amy is a certified Level II Dental Assistant. Amy grew up in London and lives nearby the office with her three wonderful kids and husband Daniel.
Charlene Monk, Dental Receptionist
Charlene is a Certified Dental Assistant who also has several years experience in corporate management. She is an avid reader, especially crime stories. She loves to play games, solve puzzles, and Escape Room challenges. Mother of five children - 2 sons, 3 daughters; she lives in the area but grew up in the country on a horse farm. She loves to travel and go to flea markets to find the next "treasure".