Our Team

Dr. Jeremy McCallum, B.Sc. (Hons), MSc., D.D.S.

Dental Surgeon

Dr. McCallum received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Western University in 2012 and completed an advanced clinical fellowship in 2013 at Western University, focusing on oral surgery, dental trauma, paediatric dentistry and management of medically compromised patients.

Dr. McCallum is fully trained in nitrous oxide/minimal sedation and maintains up to date CPR certification. 

Dr. McCallum is committed to providing optimal and up-to-date dentistry and care to all of his patients by regularly attending advanced workshops on dental implants, oral surgery and restorative materials and techniques. 

Over the last several years, Dr. McCallum has been actively involved within the community including providing dental care for under serviced communities in remote areas of northern Ontario, organizing charitable campaigns for local Make-A-Wish foundations and helping to create a non-for-profit organization at the local dental school to help individuals with special needs become more comfortable with dental visits (Oral Health Total Health). He also has been a part-time clinical professor at Western University teaching dental students various disciplines of dentistry. 

Dr. McCallum believes in treating the whole individual and not just a tooth. He aims to provide comprehensive, individualized, and gentle treatment to every patient.  He utilizes his network of specialists to help in providing you with the best care possible. 

Dr. McCallum is happily married to his wife, Courtney and they have three energetic boys-Miller, Maxwell and Myles. In his spare time he enjoys coaching, travelling, listening to vinyl, cooking and golfing. 

Dr. Laura Van Damme B.Sc. (Hons), B.Ed., D.D.S.

Dental Surgeon

Dr. Laura Van Damme received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Western University in 2014. She previously completed her Bachelor of Science (BSc) from Wilfrid Laurier University, followed by her Bachelor of Education (BEd), also from Western University. Laura grew up on a farm in Port Lambton, ON and moved close to home upon graduating from dental school. She loves providing quality, gentle, personalized care to patients of all ages in small communities. She is certified in nitrous oxide/minimal sedation, Invisalign, and maintains an up to date CPR certification. When not practicing dentistry, she loves spending time with her husband, reading, and being by the lake.

Dr. John Lovell, B.Sc., D.D.S.

Dental Surgeon

Dr. Lovell is a highly skilled, experienced practitioner who enjoys all aspects of clinical dentistry. He is a graduate of Western University, School of Dentistry. He then completed a one year General Practice Residency in London through both University and St. Joseph’s Hospitals. During the first 2 decades of practice, he balanced a full time private practice in Arkona, as well as, a part time teaching role as a clinical instructor at the Faculty of Dentistry in London. He is currently working his usual hours and is approaching the 40 year mark in Arkona.

“I am thoroughly enjoying my career at the Arkona Dental Office due to the wonderful people from the Arkona and Lambton Shores area.”

When not practicing dentistry, John can be found gardening, golfing, cycling, as well as a host of water and snow sports including skiing, wakeboarding,  snowboarding and sledding.

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