Meet the Doctor

Dr. Terence K. Wong, DDS

Dr. Terence Wong graduated from Western University in London Ontario with a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2005. He has been a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario since that time, working in a variety of settings from suburban GTA to fly-in First Nations communities.

Powassan Dental Centre was started by Dr. Wong in 2008, with the objective of providing dental care to local area residents close to home. His combination of small-town attentiveness and contemporary technology has been well received. Dr. Wong believes in collaboration, and will take the time to listen to your concerns before working with you to formulate a customized treatment plan. He has completed a variety of courses, from advanced dental restoration to orthodontics to implant surgery, to stay current on new techniques. He regularly attends trade shows to find new products to integrate into his practice to improve treatment outcomes.

Dr. Wong grew up in the Toronto area, and now lives in North Bay with his wife.

Our Staff


Dental Assistant Level 2

Shannon was born and raised in North Bay. She graduated from Canadore College in 2007. Shannon is a certified Level 2 ODAA Assistant and therefore must complete ongoing education in order to keep up her certification. Shannon enjoys working with people and brings her fun loving personality to work everyday. Shannon resides in Powassan with her husband and 2 children, Bree and Jamieson.


Dental Hygienist

Melissa was born and raised in the North Bay area. She graduated from Algonquin Secondary School in 2003. She then went on to obtain her certification in Dental Assisting at Canadore College before attending College Boreal in Sudbury where she graduated with Academic Honours from the Dental Hygiene program in 2007. She worked in several dental offices in Sudbury as well as in the Kitchener area before moving back home where she now lives her family in North Bay.

Melissa has been working at Powassan Dental Centre since 2013. She considers the comfort of her patients to be a priority and is passionate about playing a role in the treatment and education of her patients so that they may obtain their optimal oral and overall health.


Dental Hygienist

Taylor was born in Barrie and raised in Powassan. She graduated from Canadore College from the PSW course in 2016 and the Dental Hygiene program In 2019. Taylor was a PSW at Eastholme while she was taking the Dental hygiene program. She has received many awards such as the Elina Katsman Dental hygiene Scholarship Award and the Dental Hygiene Golden Scaler award for outstanding clinical performance. Taylor has volunteered her time where she provided dental hygiene services to small villages in Chisec, Guatemala and she would love to go back and do it again. Taylor enjoys playing hockey and spending time with family and friends. Taylor Resides in Powassan with her Fiance And 2 fur babies Ellie and Daisy.


Dental Hygienist

Kelly was born in North Bay, but lived in Trout Creek, ON. At a young age, she moved to North Bay with her parents and brother, and has lived there ever since. Kelly graduated Dental Hygiene from Canadore College in 2017 with Academic Honours. Since then, she has had ample experience assisting various dentists, treating hygiene patients, and completing orthodontic adjustments. She is currently spending 3 days a week with us as part of our dental team, and also working at an orthodontic office in North Bay the other days. She loves the variety she can have in life and in the dental field.