Every member of our team of professionals at Antigonish Family Dentistry cares about you and the health of your smile. We're here to provide you and your family with an exceptional dental experience, every time!
Bernice Wotton, Practice Manager
Having moved to Antigonish in 1998 with her husband, Dr. Ernie Wotton, Bernice oversees administration at Antigonish Family Dentistry and Port Hawkesbury Dental Group.
Bernice enjoys boating, travelling, sledding and enjoying life in their new home on the Lake in Goshen. They have four sons and 2 fur babies and can be all found camping at Whidden's in the summer or travelling in the RV with family and friends. Most of all she loves spending time with her grandson Tate.
Karen, Administrative Team
Karen is one of the newer members of the Antigonish Family Dentistry Team, joining in the spring of 2016. She loves living in Antigonish and has called it her home for the majority of her life.
Karen is the proud mother of two grown children and an avid sports fan, especially her Toronto Maple Leafs. Karen really enjoys working with the public and makes everyone feel welcome while they are visiting our practice.
Marilyn, Treatment Coordinator & Administrative Assistant
Marilyn joined our team in late 2016 after moving back home to Antigonish from Toronto where she lived for a number of years. She is very happy to be home and was recently married this summer.
In her spare time Marilyn enjoys going to the beach and taking in the outdoors, going to family dinners and cheering on her nieces and nephews in various sports.
Tracy Lynn, Receptionist
Tracy joined the Antigonish Family Dentistry team as Receptionist in March of 2016, after moving home from Alberta.
Most of Tracy's time is spent with her family. She enjoys the beach, walking her dog and hiking.
Tracy, Hygiene Co-ordinator & Level 2 Dental Assistant
If you haven’t been in for your regular cleaning, Tracy will know! She works very hard to make sure that all her patients are committed to their oral health.
Tracy has two sons, Bradley and Mark who are both avid hockey players and she can be found watching their games online. Tracy enjoys trying new recipes, reading and watching television series.
Born and raised in the county of Antigonish, Natasha is happily married and is the proud mom of three beautiful daughters.
Besides spending time with her family, she also enjoys walks on sunny days and is a member of a lob ball team during the summer months. Natasha loves seeing all new and present patients and educating them in their hygiene needs.
Always ready with a smile, Tricia has enjoyed meeting both new and returning patients since she first started at Antigonish Family Dentistry in 2007.
Happily married with 4 children, Tricia enjoys spending time with her family and has been known to take the occasional spur of the moment shopping trip to the United States.
Ethel, Level 2 Dental Assistant
Often found walking her two sheep dogs and enjoying the sun and water at Lochaber Lake, Ethel loves spending her time on or near the water.
Ethel has been at Antigonish Family Dentistry since 1998 and is proud to be a part of a thriving dental practice.
Charmaine, Level 2 Dental Assistant
With a love of the outdoors and wide open spaces, much of Charmaine's free time is spent with her horses which she shows competitively.
Having been with Antigonish Family Dentistry since 1998, Charmaine looks forward to the many people who walk through the doors each and every day.
Lisa, Level 1 Dental Assistant & Processing Technician
Lisa has been with the practice for 4 years now and is ontop of learning new and challenging areas of dentistry each day.
Lisa is married to Dr. Wotton’s son Lewis. When she is not in the practice, she is enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog Skylar.
I have worked as a Dental Hygienist for 25 years and have been employed at Antigonish Family Dentistry for the last 5 years. I graduated with a B.Sc. in 1992 from Mount Allison University Sackville, NB and then a diploma in Dental Hygiene from Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS in 1994.
In my spare time I love spending time with my family, travelling, and coaching volleyball.
Lindsay, Level 2 Dental AssistantOriginally from Antigonish, Lindsay returned from PEI to work with us in 2013. When not working she loves spending time outdoors with her family and friends.
Carolyn, Team Lead
Carolyn was born and raised in Mabou and made Antigonish her home when she joined the team at Antigonish Family Dentistry in 2009. In 2014, she received her Dental Hygiene Diploma through CNIH in Ottawa, and returned to Antigonish Family Dentistry to provide dental hygiene services. Not only does Carolyn provide dental hygiene services, but she is also the Practice Lead within the dental team.
Carolyn enjoys exploring new places with her husband around Nova Scotia, spending time with family and friends, and snowmobiling in the winter months.
Steven was born and raised in Stellarton. He graduated from StFX with a BSc. in Biology and later Dalhousie with a diploma in Dental Hygiene.
In his free time he enjoys the outdoors and being active. He also volunteers as a Scout leader and plays goaltender when he's on the ice.
Shelly, Team Lead
Shelly loves to spend time with her significant other Steven, which usually involves fishing and road trips. She also loves to spend time on the beach with her trusty K-9 Sasha.
"You can shake the sand from shoes, but it will never leave your soul."
Charlene, Administrative Assistant
Charlene joined Antigonish Family Dentistry in March of 2019. She has two grown children and lives in Antigonish County with her husband. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling, going for walks and spending time with family and friends.