Jo-Anne is a Key Opinion Leader for a number of corporations within the dental community including Philips Oral Healthcare, Oral Science, LED Dental Inc., DenMat, Orascoptic and 3M ESPE and has been described as
a very dynamic, knowledgeable and entertaining speaker with an ability to powerfully communicate her knowledge. Her frank and open style of lecturing complemented by the provision of clinical resources has earned many loyal followers.
Beth graduated with Honours from the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene in 2005.
For the last 12 years, she has worked in Orthodontics, Periodontics, and Private Dental Hygiene Practice in Ontario and British Columbia where she earned her certification in the administration of local anesthesia.
Beth continues to advance her education and training through mentorship, personal study and continuing education. She has focused her studies on the oral/systemic relationship of inflammation and the prevention and maintenance of periodontal disease.
Ms. Young has lectured across North America for the A.D.I.A., J.D.Q., A.A.I.D., Straumann, The Toronto Implant Institute, Consult Pro and Hiossen Dental Implants. Along with her passion for Dental Implants Ms. Young also held a full-time position as the Director of Oxford College of Arts, Business and Technology, one of Canada’s largest Accredited Dental Hygiene Colleges.
Today Karen’s passion for dentistry has taken her to the office of MY Prosthodontic Dental Clinic in Toronto Ontario where she is the Patient Care Coordinator, working alongside Dr. Ming-Yi Chou BSc, DDS, MS, Cert. Prostho, FRCD(C), where the practice is primarily surgical implants, crowns, veneers and full mouth rehabilitation.
Karen’s passion is guiding her patients through their dental treatment, addressing their questions and overseeing their process from start to finish. Anyone that meets Karen will tell you she is a people person and is very approachable. She keeps it real and honest allowing her patients to become empowered with their decisions.
In her spare time, Karen enjoys working out, skiing in the winter, biking in the summer and spending time at their cottage with family and friends.