THE COLLINGWOOD ORTHODONTICS TEAM
Jennifer - Kim - Wendy - Dr. Ted - Kristen - Isabelle - Colette
DR. TED SCHIPPER
Dr. Ted began practising the specialty of orthodontics in Collingwood in 2001 after working for many years in Toronto and the GTA. He teaches at the University of Toronto in the Graduate Orthodontic Clinic on a part-time basis, helping to train dentists to become orthodontists. He has sat on the governing committees of the Ontario Association of Orthodontists, the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, the University of Toronto Faculty Council, and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the licensing body for dentistry in this province.
THE CLINIC TEAM
WENDY, KIM and ISABELLE are our hygienists. Their responsibilities include placing and removing braces, tying in and removing archwires, helping our patients with their elastics etc. and with maintaining good oral hygiene as part of overall patient care. Wendy joined the Collingwood Orthodontics Team in 2005, Kim in 2007, and Isabelle, fluent in English and French, in 2019.
COLETTE is our Level II Orthodontic Assistant. She takes the impressions, x-rays and photographs and assists Dr. Schipper and our hygienists in the treatment area. She helps patients with their retainers and helps them maintain good oral hygiene. Colette is also responsible for keeping our Instagram site current. Colette joined the Collingwood Orthodontics Team in 2017.
THE BUSINESS OFFICE TEAM
KRISTEN is our Business Assistant. She is responsible for the administrative aspects of the practice. Most often, she is the voice you hear on the telephone and is responsible for maintaining our daily schedule and for general business matters. Kristen joined the Collingwood Orthodontics Team in 2018.
JENNIFER is our Treatment Co-ordinator. She is the liaison between the practice and our patients and parents. She keeps in regular communication with our patients by telephone, email and text, and also with our patients’ dentists when necessary. She looks after our special days such as Ice Cream Day in June. Jennifer joined the Collingwood Orthodontics Team in 2010.