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Meet Port Hawkesbury Family Dentistry

Smile for Dental Care!

We're pleased to be your neighbours.
Our team welcomes you to Port Hawkesbury Dental Group.

Cosmetic Dentistry, Port Hawkesbury Dental

Are Cosmetic Services Right For You?

Service such as dental veneers and whitening can help you achieve a healthy smile. We'll walk you through the pros and cons to see if it's the right decision for your treatment plan.

Orthodontics, Port Hawkesbury Dental

Straighter Teeth...Healthier Smile!

For you or your children, we have a range of orthodontic options for teeth straightening, including Invisalign®.

Port Hawkesbury Dental Group

Welcome to Port Hawkesbury Dental Group, where our team of dental professionals have been serving the Port Hawkesbury community for many years. We're proud to be your neighbours and are here to provide dental care for you and your family, including orthodontics (braces and Invisalign®), full mouth restorations through cosmetic services, dental implants, plus all the general dentistry services you need.

We are always welcoming new patients. See you soon!

About Our Office

Meet Our Hawkesbury Dentists

Aiming for a healthier smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

Our Dentists
  • Dr. Brian Latwaitis

    General Dentist

    Dr. Brian Latwaitis has been practicing dentistry for over 30 years.

    During his many years of dental practice in Halifax, he also taught clinical skills to many dental students through his affiliation with Dalhousie Dental School.

    He continues to take courses to be current in his skills and scope of practice. Lately, he has been working in Guatemala offering dental care to those who would otherwise not have access to it.

    In his spare time, Dr. Latwaitis has recently replaced marathon running with biking and looks forward to his annual fishing adventures with his friends.

  • Dr. Ernie Wotton

    General Dentist

    Dr. Ernie is a graduate of Dalhousie University and attended the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies in 2005 for training in cosmetic dentistry.

    He is a true believer in ongoing education and makes sure that he and his team attend as many educational seminars and conferences they can fit in. Continually improving and honing your skillset is part of being a great dental practitioner.

    Dr. Ernie enjoys hunting with his sons and the dogs or enjoying a meal at his favourite restaurant, Gabrieau's.

  • Dr. Michael Nēmec

    General Dentist

    Dr. Michael Nēmec has been practicing dentistry for over 39 years. He began his professional education at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, his country of birth.

    In 1969 he arrived in Canada to complete his studies at Acadia and Dalhousie Universities.

    His practice focuses on TMJ treatment modalities, DAMON orthodontics, soft tissue/hard tissue laser dentistry and Neuro-muscular concepts of dental therapies. Conducting proven treatments that strive for the best results, relying on leading-edge technology and always keeping current with the highest standards in professional skills. He has successfully completed the Core Posterior Composite Solutions Course with Bioclear as well as the Core Anterior Composite Solutions Course with Bioclear

    Besides his love for the dental profession, Dr. Nēmec is a road biking enthusiast who also enjoys camping, kayaking and traveling. He keeps an open mind to new ideas, experiences and new passions in his life.

  • Dr. Garrett LeGallais

    General Dentist

    Dr. Garrett LeGallais is originally from Bedford, NS. He attended Dalhousie University for his undergraduate and graduate degrees. He was awarded an honours degree in physics and mathematics in 2016 followed by a master's degree in physics in 2016. He then attended Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland where he completed his dental degree. Dr. LeGallais enjoys all aspects of general dentistry.

    In his free time he likes to go mountain biking, fishing, and boating.

Featured Services

Inlays & Onlays in Port Hawkesbury

Inlays & Onlays

Correct broken or damaged teeth.

Dental Sedation, Port Hawkesbury Dental

Dental Sedation

Relax at your next dentist appointment.

Dental Implants, Port Hawkesbury Dental

Dental Implants

Fill in the gaps to restore your healthy smile.

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308 Philpott St, Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2B8 | Contact Us

Frequently Asked Questions

Aiming for a straighter, whiter smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

  • Do you accept emergency patients?

    We understand that dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly. Our team will attempt to accommodate you as soon as we can.

  • How do I prepare for my first appointment?

    For your first appointment, here’s how you and your family can prepare:

    • Have your identification and insurance cards ready.
    • If applicable, fill out any digital intake forms you may have received.
    • Bring a list of any medications you are taking.
    • If possible, bring copies of previous dental records and X-rays.
    • Plan to arrive about 10-15 minutes early to complete any last-minute paperwork.
    • Note any questions or concerns about your oral health to discuss with the dentist.
    Following these steps can help ensure a smooth and efficient first visit, allowing you to focus on discussing your dental health with your new dentist.

  • What services do you offer?

    At Port Hawkesbury Dental Group, our team is committed to providing personalized dental care for the entire family. We offer a broad range of services to maintain and improve oral health, including children's dentistry, teeth whitening, emergency dentistry, dental implants, teeth extractions, and more. We strive to create a comfortable, welcoming environment where your comfort and dental wellness are our top priority.

  • Do you offer financing options?

    Understanding that dental care is a key part of overall health, for certain treatments financing options may be available. Our team at Port Hawkesbury Dental Group is happy to discuss your options and help you plan your treatment. We aim to make dental care manageable and affordable for everyone in our community.

  • Are you accepting new patients?

    Absolutely! We are always happy to welcome new patients into our dental family. Whether you’re seeking routine care, have a specific dental issue, or are interested in cosmetic procedures, we’re here to provide personalized dental care. Please contact our clinic to schedule your first appointment. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your best smile!

  • Do you provide dental services for children?

    At Port Hawkesbury Dental Group in Port Hawkesbury, we’re proud to offer comprehensive dental care for children. Our team is experienced in working with young patients and is committed to making their dental visits as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. We provide various dental services to support your child's oral health journey.

(902) 625-3345