Dr. Joe Germain
Dr. Germain received his Biology degree at Simon Fraser University, during his time there, Dr. Germain played for the S. F. U. Clansmen. After successfully earning his degree, his love of sports led him to the Canadian Football League and he played for both the B. C. Lions and the Hamilton Tiger Cats.After his time with the CFL, he returned to the University Of British Columbia, and earned his degree in Dentistry. In 1993, Dr. Germain returned to the Fraser Valley and began his practice in Mission, along with his wife, Dr. Diana Germain, and have remained there since.
Dr. Germain strives to keep up-to-date on the latest advances in the dental field, including implant dentistry, while participating in numerous continuing education courses, including Cosmetic and Occlusion.
Dr. Diana Germain
Dr. Diana Germain grew up in the North Vancouver area. It seems only fitting that Dr. Germain chose the dental field for her career, since her father Dr. Cheng has been a practicing dentist himself since 1966.Dr. Germain received her Bachelors of Science degree, majoring in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University. During her time at S. F. U., she played for the Varsity Field Hockey team. Upon completing her degree, Dr. Germain attended the University of British Columbia, and earned her degree in Dentistry. While at U. B. C., Dr. Germain was a faculty member, and also served on the Admissions Committee for 5 years. In 1996, Dr. Germain joined her husband, Dr. Joe Germain at their practice in Mission.
Dr. Germain is active in the dental community, with involvement in the Canadian Dental Association, BC Dental Association, International Association for Orthodontics, Kois Centre and Tucker Gold Study Club.Dr. Germain enjoys spending her free time with her family, and staying active as well serves on the Board of Governors at Meadowridge School.
The Dental Team at Heritage Dental Centre
At Heritage Dental Centre we are delighted to have such a exceptional, devoted and caring group of professionals to work with, who strive to make your dental experience as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
Our hygienists Hilary, Mary and Tracey are highly skilled and trained, as well they play an important role in your total dental treatment. With their gentle approach, they will listen to your concerns, and will help you to develop and maintain a good oral health routine.
Hilary grew up in Aldergrove, playing basketball and horseback riding. She has been a hygienist for 26 years. She worked in Vancouver and Kamloops before returning to the Fraser Valley and settling in Mission.She keeps her clinical skills current by attending lectures and seminars. Hilary is also a member of the Greater Vancouver Dental Hygiene Study Club.
Hilary enjoys golfing, gardening and hiking with her 2 dogs.
Originally from Ottawa, Ontario, Mary started her dental training in the Canadian Armed Forces, initially as a dental assistant. With over twenty years of experience as a hygienist, Mary finds inspiration in a variety of continuing education courses and study clubs.Mary joined Heritage Dental Centre in the year 2000. In a modern, up-to-date dental office, Mary provides professional hygiene service in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
Mary enjoys golf, cycling, fundraising for Multiple Sclerosis and the Alzheimer Society along with various other community activities.
Tracey graduated in Sudbury Ontario where she grew up, first as a CDA, then a RN and finally a Dental Hygienist. With her twenty years of hygiene experience, she continues to enjoy her patients and will continue to provide outstanding service at Heritage Dental Centre where she’s worked since 2001.She loves the outdoors and enjoys camping and fishing with her husband and her nine year old son. She likes to cycle and has joined other staff members at Heritage Dental Centre in many MS bike ride fundraisers.
Certified Dental Assistants
Our CDAs at Heritage Dental go above and beyond in providing assistance, not only to the Dentist, but as well to the patients. They also have extensive training in orthodontics, crown and bridge preparations, and implants. Lyndsey and Donna will listen to your dental concerns, and put you at ease during your treatment. We also cater to little patients! Our CDA, Lindsey, provides extra care, attention, and assurance, by making childrens visits to the dentist fun, enjoyable, and full of adventure.
Here at Heritage Dental Centre, our receptionists will always be ready to greet you with a smile and make you feel welcome. Linda, Leanne, and Shannon pride themselves on providing patients with assistance regarding their dental insurance, answering any questions that you may have, as well as co-ordinating appointments to help fit your busy schedule.