Dentistry for Health & Beauty

709-747‑7774

890 Topsail Rd., Mount Pearl, NL A1N 3J9

Get to Know Signature Dental’s Dentists based in Mount Pearl

Our Team

What Our Patients Have To Say

Wouldn’t Go Anywhere Else

“Love Signature Dental. Staff is always very nice. Pleasure to see Karen every time I go for a cleaning. Wouldn’t go anywhere else! Thanks so much!”

Great Job

“Quick, well-organized visit. Hygienist was very personable and did a great job.”

Dr. Linda Blakey

“Love my career. Can’t imagine doing anything else. I feel very blessed to have been able to do something I love,” Dr. Linda Blakey.

Dr. Linda Blakey

  • Born and raised in St. John’s, N.L.

  • Attended Memorial University of Newfoundland, 3-year undergraduate degree

  • Graduate of Dalhousie University Dental School since 1989

  • Associate at First Street Dental for 12 years

  • Opened her own practice in Mount Pearl in 2002

  • Built and moved her practice into a new building located at 890 Topsail Road in 2012

Continuing Education

  • Considers herself a lifelong learner

  • Completes more-than-required continuing education courses by the NL Dental Board, annually

  • Completed the full curriculum at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies

  • Completed courses at The Dawson Academy, St. Petersburg, Florida

  • Attended lectures at the Spear Institute in Phoenix, Arizona

  • Completed Cerec training for in-office fabrication of porcelain restorations and crowns

Committee Work

  • Has always been involved in organized dentistry

  • On committees with the local dental association and the national dental association, spanning a 28-year career in committee work

  • Past president of the NLDA

Memberships

  • Canadian Dental Association Board

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

  • Academy of General Dentistry

  • Pierre Fauchard Academy

  • International College of Dentists

  • Affiliate member of the American Dental Association

Personal Info

  • Married to Greg since 1990

  • Has three daughters who all attend university

  • Has two dogs and one cat

  • Enjoys various activities, including Pilates, skiing, golfing, bike trips with friends and travelling

Dr. Jennifer Turpin

  • Studied at Memorial University of Newfoundland, obtained a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in 2004

  • Studied at Dalhousie University, obtained a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 2010

  • Full-time practicing family dentist since 2010

  • Born and raised in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Lives in Paradise with husband Trevor, their dog and two cats

  • Passionate about travelling, but also enjoys spending time at home with family and friends

Karen

Karen Peyton

Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Born and raised in Botwood, NL

  • Graduated in 1992 from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Science degree

  • Graduated in 1994 from Dalhousie University with a diploma in Dental Hygiene

  • Married to Mike. They have two sons, Mac and Kyle, and two cats, Bella and Bailee

  • Enjoys spending time with family at her cabin near Clarenville

Michelle Greene, Hygienist

Michelle Green

Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Born and raised in Victoria, Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Attended Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, two years of general studies

  • Started her professional dental career as a dental assistant in 1994

  • Graduate of Dalhousie University, Dental Hygiene diploma, since 2002

  • Part of Signature Dental’s team since 2002

  • Happily married to her husband, Wally, of 15 years

  • Proud mother of two girls, Erin and Sophia

  • Has a loveable 8-year old golden retriever named Lilly

  • Adopted a rescue kitten named Leroy

  • In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family

Renée Hennessy

Renée Hennessey

Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Has wanted to work in the dental field since she was a child

  • Raised in Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Moved to Ontario to pursue her studies in dental education after high school

  • Graduated with honours from Durham College in 2013 (during her time at Durham College, she volunteered to assist faculty with the production of audio clips designed for the first and second year students — these clips are still used to this day to facilitate teachings

  • Part of Signature Dental’s team since 2014

  • Completed a local anaesthesia module at Dalhousie University

  • Passionate about dental hygiene education and takes every opportunity to give presentations to children at local schools on the importance of dental hygiene and overall health

  • Has a diploma in Dental Assisting

  • When not working, she enjoys cooking, biking, hiking and shopping

Karine Tremblay, Hygienist

Karine Tremblay

Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Originally from an Acadian village located in Northern New Brunswick

  • Graduate of La Cité collégiale in Ottawa, Dental Hygienist diploma, since 2008

  • Moved to Newfoundland and Labrador in 2015 with her husband to help him advance in his aviation career

  • Adventurous and perpetually planning her next trip

“I immediately fell in love with Newfoundland's charm. We've hiked almost half of the east coast trails with our dogs (sometimes overnight, with only the gear we can carry on our backs). I often go downtown to try out new restaurants or to return to our regular spots,” Karine Tremblay.

Team

Dental Assistants

  • Melanie Lee, Katie Hawco, Pam Russell and Shelly Mercer

Dawn

Receptionist

  • Dawn Coates

Information

890 Topsail Rd.

Mount Pearl, NL

A1N 3J9


Phone: 709-747‑7774

Fax: 709-747-7781

Hours

Monday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Tuesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Wednesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Thursday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Friday 08:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed

Professional Affiliations

  Canadian Dental Association

 Newfoundland & Labrador Dental Association

 American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

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