Dr. Wayne Lord grew up in Fort William, Ontario which is now Thunder Bay. He graduated from Westgate High School in 1974. While in university he met his wife Melanie and they married after his 4th year in university. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1980 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree.
After graduating from the University of Toronto, Dr. Lord and Melanie moved to Bancroft, Ontario. After that time, the Lords' daughter, Diana, was born. A year and a half later their second child, Derek was born. Three years after that, Fraser was born.
Dr. Lord has taken numerous courses in all phases of dentistry including pediatric, cosmetic, orthodontic, endodontic (root canal therapy), periodontal (gum treatment), dental implants, infection control and sterilization, and sedation dentistry. Some of these courses required extensive travel to cities across North America for extra specialized training in these areas. Dr. Lord is a member in good standing of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.
Dr. Lord has been a member of the Bancroft Martial Arts Club for 11 years and has his Black Belt in both Karate and Ju Jitsu. He enjoys teaching this every week. He is also an avid amateur photographer and a sports enthusiast in skiing and boarding — both in snow and water.
Dr. Lord is always ready to share information, whether with a patient in his dental chair or before an audience of schoolchildren. Dr. Lord and the staff have given classroom dental presentations. "Dentistry is fun and it is exciting to see the new techniques to keep our patients smiling."
Dr. Lord and his staff work as a team to make each patient's dental experience as pleasant as possible — in order to achieve true "Gentle Dental Care."