At Elm Dental, we all come to work each day because we want to make a difference in the lives of others. We are located in downtown Springhill, Nova Scotia and we pride ourselves not only on our customer service but also our drive to encourage each patient to leave the clinic feeling valued, inspired, and empowered.

We are a family orientated clinic, focused on growing and advancing our profession. At Elm Dental we are dedicated to learning and investing in bettering our services, we have state of the art dental equipment, and have recently renovated our office space to provide a beautiful and relaxing environment for our clients.

We love what we do, and it is evident through the happiness of our clients. If you are looking for a dentist, please do not hesitate to contact us, we are accepting new patients.


Dr. William Wong

Dr. William Wong

After graduating from Dalhousie University in 1971 with his Dentist Doctor of Dental Surgery, William started a practice in his hometown of Stellarton, NS. After 42 years, he still enjoys doing general dentistry. When he is not working, William is busy with the up-keep of a year round cottage, family, genealogy and fly fishing for trout and salmon. You may ‘catch’ him on the Margaree River!

Dr. Gary Clarke

Dr. Gary Clarke

Dr. Gary Clarke graduated from Dalhousie University in 1983. Gary's focus is cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics and on making people look and feel better about themselves. He is continuously updating his knowledge and education and has taken numerous courses including several through Nobel Biocare (restorative). When he’s not fixing teeth he’s often still working with his hands woodworking with the same craft and precision. He is also an avid reader and enjoys boating. Dr. Clarke looks forward to meeting you and providing your family the best of dental care in a friendly environment. Patients love his friendly chair side manner and his ability to help patients feel relaxed and calm during their treatment.




Clare comes to Elm Dental after 19 Years working with an International Charity. As a native of Springhill, Clare is very active with her family, church and community. Her favorite pastime is calling Bingo for local groups and singing whenever and wherever the opportunity presents itself



Dental Hygienest

Adrianna started her career as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), before graduating from Dalhousie University in 2004 with a Diploma of Dental Hygiene. She spent most of the next decade working at Trinity Dental Center in Moncton, then relocated to Calgary in 2013, finding employment at Alpha Dental Care.A local family girl from South Athol, Adrianna moved home in October 2016 and is thrilled to be working at Elm Dental. She has extensive experience with clients of all ages, and enjoys getting to know each patient individually and providing high-quality dental care. Adrianna is also Perio Laser Certified, and has a special interest in periodontal treatment. Her hobbies include spending time with her friends and family, including her 18 year-old son and 4 year-old daughter, travelling, reading, and going to the beach.



Carolyn is a registered Level 2 Dental Assistant, with over 20 years experience in many aspects of the dental field. She developed her love for new cultures and experiences when she traveled to Guatemala to volunteer as a dental assistant in local villages.She also lived and worked in Saudi Arabia for over 10 years and has just recently returned to Nova Scotia. Carolyn enjoys meeting new people and helping all her patients to relax and feel comfortable at their dental visits.



General Dentistry:

Elm Dental offers a full range of restorative services from fillings to root canals, extractions and dentures. We can even accommodate same day emergencies. Our team will take the time to listen to you and make sure that we give you treatment options to take care of any of your dental needs. Our administrative team will work hard to help you with the hassle of dealing with your insurance company by direct billing the insurance company the day of your dental visit. Your only responsibility is the co-payment.

Sedation Dentistry (Sleep Dentistry): 

We realize that for some patients a visit to the dental office can cause a lot of anxiety… If you are one of these patients, Elm Dental can help. Our dentists have been extensively trained to offer to our patients different levels of sedation to make the procedure more comfortable and less stressful.. To discover which method of sedation is right for you, please call our office to book a consult to discuss-(902) 597-3831.

Dental Implants:

Dental Implants are an ideal solution to replace missing teeth, stabilize dentures or even to create a brand new smile. For patients that are about to lose all their teeth due to decay or periodontal disease or those who just cannot function with their dentures, implant treatment has been life-changing!

To find out if you are a candidate, please call Elm Dental located in downtown Springhill, Nova Scotia. Phone (902) 597-3831 for your COMPLIMENTARY IMPLANT CONSULTATION.

Oral Hygiene:

Oral hygiene is very important to your overall general health. Poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, stroke and more. Semi-annual examinations and cleanings by your Dentist and Hygienist can prevent these problems. Our hygienists are trained to reach places you cannot and clean more thoroughly than you can with a toothbrush and floss alone.

Cosmetic Dentistry:

Elm Dental wants you to love your smile! If you have chips in your teeth, gaps between your teeth or even missing teeth we can help. Our offices provide cosmetic services that include veneers, crowns, bridges and dental implants. Bonding, teeth contouring (shaping) and whitening are also offered at Elm Dental. To find out what procedure suits you best, we offer a COMPLIMENTARY COSMETIC CONSULT. Call our office at (902) 597-3831 for your free consult today. We want to see you smile!


Braces aren’t just for teenagers and can be worn at any age to restore function and appearance. At Elm Dental we strongly believe that Orthodontic work should be done by a qualified Orthodontist, it is just that important! Our office will not only refer you to our preferred Orthodontist but work with them diligently through your entire treatment making sure that your teeth are cleaned and restored. This will ensure that once the braces are removed, you have the smile of your dreams.


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