Dr. Joan Chin Autobiography


Chin Up and Smile Dentistry - Dr. Joan Chin, BSc. MSc. DDS


Dr. Joan Chin is a graduate of the University of Toronto. She obtained a BSc in Pharmacology and a MSc in Radiation Biology from the Department of Medical Biophysics incorporating the Ontario Cancer Institute and the Princess Margaret Hospital. Her MSc research was funded by her successful application for a fellowship grant from the Medical Research Council of Canada. She then pursued and received her DDS degree graduating from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto. Amid her studies, Dr. Chin was awarded a placement in the Faculty of Dentistry's Summer Scholarship Dental Research Program for 3 consecutive years. She received a Book Award at the end of her second year of Dentistry for achieving the highest grade in Oral Histology in her class.

Dr. Chin has been in the private practice of general dentistry at her same location in Mississauga for 27 years. She has been on staff at the Trillium Health Centre's Department of Dentistry where she was presented an award in 2010 for 15 years of Dedicated Service to the Trillium Hospital.

Dr. Chin is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, the American Academy of Clear Aligners (AACA) and Gallerite Invisalign Study Club, the GBR Online Guided Bone Regeneration and Implant Study Club and the Toronto Institute for Dental Excellence (TIDE) Study Club.

In 2018, Dr. Joan Chin was selected and honoured by the AACA at the annual Gallerite Reunion Convention for being in their top 100 Invisalign dentists based on management of her completed Invisalign cases submitted for review by the AACA committee.

In 2018, she was again honoured with a 25-year award from the Ontario Dental Association for her dedicated service to the dental profession and patients. 




Our Mission Statement

We are committed to:

People - Providing high quality dental care so that our patients can chin up and smile! We are dedicated to having the best personnel working in our practice. As a team, we work together to make sure we strive for excellence in patient care.

Process - By using cutting edge technology of dentistry, focusing on continuing education and implementing the latest and best treatment modalities, materials, and sterilization techniques, we are able to best suit our patients' individual needs. 

Professionalism - Our core value is to have the best dental care available for all ages, caring for them as we would a member of our own family.