The Dentists

 


Dr. Frank Ferreira is a general dentist, who has been practicing in London for over 26 years. 
He was born in Toronto, Ontario, to a hard-working Portuguese immigrant family. He grew up in Toronto’s diverse Kensington market area, where he lived until the age of 11. The family then moved to the much smaller city of Chatham, Ontario, where he attended Ursuline College “The Pines”. He graduated at the top of his class
, was voted class valedictorian and was given a scholarship to Western University, in London, Ontario. While at Western, he completed a Bachelor of Science, double major program in Chemistry and Biology(1986), followed by his Doctorate in Dental Surgery(1990), and was awarded the Johnson & Johnson award in Restorative Dentistry. He fell in love with London, and has been here ever since. Dr. Ferreira is committed to and loves continuing dental education. He loves languages and can often be found speaking Portuguese or Spanish in the office (his French is “rusty”). He enjoys spending time with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children. He enjoys traveling,and playing soccer. 



Dr. Lance Chamberlain  is a general dentist who joined our family at Pine Valley Dental in July 2016. He was born in London, Ontario at our own St Joseph's Hospital. He grew up in a military family so was always on the move, from Petawawa, Ontario to North Carolina, USA before settling out east, just outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia. He attended Acadia University working on his Chemistry Major while being on the Acadia Axemen Varsity Soccer Squad. He was accepted 2 years early into the Doctorate of Dental Surgery program at Western University, graduating in 2015. He was awarded the London District Dental Society Award for Clinical and Academic Excellence in a 4th year student. Dr Chamberlain is committed to continuing education and spent the year after graduation working at University Hospital, Victoria Hospital and St Joeseph's Hospital as a Dental Resident. 
He married his dental school sweetheart, Madona, who also practices as a dentist in London. He enjoys soccer, hockey and running and tries to be active as much as he can.