enjoy your new

confident smile!

about us

Truro & Area Orthodontics has been providing high quality, affordable orthodontic treatment to all of Northern Nova Scotia for over 20 years. As the only Certified Orthodontic Specialist in Truro, Dr. Johnston and his staff of dental professionals take great pride in making every visit to our office fun, relaxing, and an overall pleasant experience with the utmost devotion to creating beautiful smiles!


our promise

As a team, we promise to:

  • Do a good job! From the moment you enter our practice, we want you to feel comfortable, welcome, and appreciated. We are here for you, and it’s our goal to build your trust in us so that we can help you smile.
  • Be efficient with your time and money. We know that you have a busy schedule, and we don’t think that your appointments should interfere with your life. All of our appointments are appropriately scheduled so that you will spend less time in the waiting room and dental chair, and more time out enjoying the things that make you smile.
  • Provide an office environment that is friendly, inviting, and professional. Your comfort is important to us, and because we work with patients of all ages, we recognize that each person who visits our practice has unique needs and expectations.

We look forward to working with you, and to being a part of this wonderful, life-changing experience. Please feel free to contact our practice and schedule an orthodontic consultation. Your lifetime of happy smiles starts here!

why choose us

For most people, achieving a healthy, beautiful smile is the reason for receiving orthodontic care. If you’re self-conscious about your smile, correcting your concerns with braces will greatly improve the way you look and feel.

When your treatment is complete, you will have the smile you’ve always dreamed of and the confidence to show it off! We also want you to feel comfortable and confident throughout your entire orthodontic experience, and our practice is dedicated to making sure that you receive the quality care you deserve.

  • Thank you for the amazing care given to our daughter the last few years. She is the happiest soon to be 13 yo girl on the planet. She has not stopped smiling since. We are so grateful to have you all in our family’s life.

    Jeniffer W.
  • When I look at the mirror, I am still amazed at the transformation to my teeth.  I never thought such improvement would be possible.  I am extremely happy with my teeth and I can now smile with confidence!  Thank you very much for care you have shown over the last few years.  It was a pleasure coming to meet you and your caring staff and I am delighted with what you have done.

    Sara M.
  • The overall office environment and experience is perfect for me and my children - we feel very comfortable coming there for our orthodontic treatment. I can honestly say that Dr. Johnston and his team go above and beyond my expectations!

    Joanne P.
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