Dentist in Saint John


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Our Team

Meet the Dentist

Dr. Jeff Clark BSc, DDS

Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from UNB in 1987.  He graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Dalhousie University in 1992, winning both clinical and academic awards.  After practising for a year as an associate in Saint John he took over a small practice in Grand Bay-Westfield in 1993.  He and his team have grown the practice from a small part-time clinic to a thriving full service practice in a new modern building just inside the Saint John city limits near Grand Bay-Westfield known as River Valley Dental.

Jeff is committed to excellent patient care and his dental office, River Valley Dental, is a progressive full family dental practice for people of all ages. Jeff has taken many continuing education courses over the years and continues to enroll in advanced studies in cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, oral surgery and sedation.  River Valley Dental offers the latest in dental procedures and technology, including digital x-rays, Itero digital scanner, laser, Invisalign, and Zoom teeth whitening and is one of the few dental offices in the Saint John/Grand Bay-Westfield area to offer nitrous oxide sedation- safe and effective pain-free dentistry.

Jeff is very active in his profession.  He is a member of the Saint John Dental Society, New Brunswick Dental Society, Canadian Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.  He has served on the executive of the Saint John Dental Society 1994-2002 and New Brunswick Dental Society 2012-2014 while serving as President in 2014.

Jeff also served as board member of Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce 2014-2017 and currently serves on the Board of Riverside Country Club.  He has also served as volunteer for Business Community Anti-Poverty Initiative (BCAPI) and Outflow Men’s Shelter.

Jeff is physically active.  He enjoys swimming, jogging, cycling, golfing, hockey, skiing, hiking, and squash. Jeff and his wife Joanne have two grown children, Jamie and Emma, who are both currently pursuing graduate degrees in University.


Faye Smith

Faye, our Business Administrator, has been with us since 1994 and brought with her 18 years of previous dental office experience. Faye's warm and friendly smile is the first thing you'll encounter and her well known bouts of laughter will quickly put you at ease and hopefully make your visit more enjoyable.

Dawn Chappel

Dawn, a level II Dental Assistant, joined our office in 1999 and is a valuable part of our dental team. She is a caring and dedicated professional and our office runs more efficiently because of her efforts.

Sarah Green

Sarah, our Dental Hygienist, has been with us since 2006, and is a graduate of Dalhousie University. Patients enjoy her friendly, easy going demeanor and her gentle but thorough dental cleanings.

Shera Loatman

Shera graduated with her Diploma in Dental Hygiene from Dalhousie University in 2010 and received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2011. Shera, who joined our office in January of 2015, is outgoing and enthusiastic and is a great addition to our dental team and we welcome her to the practice.