Little Bird Pediatric Dentistry (www.littlebirddental.ca), located in Milton, Ontario, Canada (40 minutes west of Toronto), designed, owned and operated by Dr. Alison Sigal; Is focused on optimizing the growth, development and function of our children from birth onwards, and caring for persons of all ages with special needs. Our provision of airway centric pediatric health care, we are focused on every patient’s breathing, sleeping, nursing/feeding, dental and overall health. Having created comprehensive age-specific assessments and treatment protocols from newborns onwards, (Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy programs/appliances, tongue and/or lip tie frenotomies, Buteyko breathing, etc.), we have seen remarkable changes. From habitual mouth breathing, disrupted sleep, behavioural issues, regular sickness, food aversions - to sleeping through the night, no longer snoring, happier, able to nurse/eat and enjoy foods.
The clinic, opened in Sept 2017 is non-traditional, encompassing sensory integrated elements and nature throughout. With rooms that lend to all abilities or needs (rebounding therapy, calming water or dim lit spaces, including a Snoezelen® treatment room, etc.). We have a large pediatric population and persons with special needs of all-ages patient base; with a preventive care focus. Pharmacological intervention is of last resort; When appropriate, we have a medical team that provides general anesthesia in office.
Research, anatomy and physiology are integral to our care; inspiring the custom software at Little Bird to capture and create an anonymous database, that can be assessed, evaluated and shared. Real time research allowing us to constantly provide (and teach) the highest standard of health care.
We are looking for an empathic and enthusiastic pediatric dentist (new grads welcome) to join our Little Bird family and practice! Hours, days of work and vacation are open for discussion.
You will have firsthand mentorship and training from Dr. Sigal and staff on all aspects of our care to ensure your utmost confidence in its provision.
If interested in learning more about this position or to apply - please email your cover letter and resume/CV to: email@example.com or phone Dr. Sigal at 905-876-2473.
Licensed Dentist (Canada) - DDS/DMD
Pediatric Dentistry Specialty Active License (Canada) (Final year residents and New grads Welcome to apply!)
Additional Salary Information: To be discussed
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About Little Bird Pediatric Dentistry
Little Bird Pediatric Dentistry (www.littlebirddental.ca) located in Milton, Ontario, CANADA, represents Dr. Alison Sigal’s vision of pediatric health care, pioneering a community based clinic that focuses on optimizing the growth, development and function of all children from birth onwards, and caring for persons with special needs of all ages.
This vision of Little Bird grew from…
A love for children, persons with special needs, and healthcare,
A foundation in anatomy, physiology, and function,
And a passion for research and global multi-disciplinary collaboration
Dr. Alison Sigal is a pediatric dentist with additional training that includes orofacial myofunctional therapy (OMT) and Buteyko breathing. Having learned and collaborated with pediatric health care experts from around the world, a new comprehensive assessment and approach was born.
We have a four-fold mission at Little Bird:
1) To optimize the growth, development and function of all children we care for from birth onwards, that is airway focused and comprehensive
2) To pioneer a community-based Center for Persons with Special Needs of All ages where care can be personalized to the unique needs of e...ach individual
3) To practice and contribute to evidence based health care; having created a secure electronic charting system, this will allow for on-going research to be conducted at Little Bird, and used to assess and continually improve patient care
4) To continually collaborate and learn from multi-disciplinary health care providers, and evolve our practices to best meet the needs of our patients