DR. CATHERINE MORIN-HOUDE
DENTIST AND OWNER
Dr. Catherine Morin-Houde obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from University of Montreal in 2007. The following year, she successfully completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) postgraduate program at New York’s prestigious University of Rochester.
Always on the lookout for new technologies, advancements and innovations in dentistry, Dr. Morin-Houde continually updates and broadens her skills through professional development courses. She is certified in various disciplines, including cosmetic dentistry, prosthetic dentistry, implantology, surgery, periodontics, and oral medicine and pathology.
Dr. Morin-Houde is a caring dentist who provides high-quality professional services to her patients to help them reach their goals.
“For me, being a dentist isn’t just a job. Our actions reflect who we are, and my work does exactly that. […] My practice is centred on looking after my patients’ wellbeing and communicating with them is very important. I’m grateful for the confidence they’ve placed in me.”
Since 2009, Dr. Morin-Houde has been the Head of Oncological Dental Medicine at Gatineau Hospital, where she helps patients with head and neck cancers (ENT). In 2015, she gave a presentation on oral cancer at the 2nd Annual Outaouais Dental Conference.
Having earned a dental assistant diploma in 2010, Roxanne Laurin has been a secretary at Dr. Morin-Houde’s clinic since 2017. Thanks to her previous dental experience, she understands the different aspects of dental medicine and offers patients personalized service. She’s also known for being very organized and diligent.
After graduating from Outaouais Cegep in 2011, Annie Philippe spent five years working in periodontics. In 2016, she began working with Dr. Morin-Houde, with whom she shares many values, such as professionalism, respect and attention to quality. Annie is passionate about her job and is known for having a gentle and caring approach.
Sarah graduated from the Vision-Avenir vocational training center located in Gatineau in 2017 where she obtained her Dental Assistant diploma and joined our clinic in 2018. She is very gentle and ensures your well-being. as soon as you arrive at the clinic. Anticipation of the dentist's needs, reflection and organization are some of his main qualities that allow him to optimally perform the four-handed care required by patients. Her knowledge of protocols allows her to assist and support Dr. Morin-Houde very effectively.
Vicky graduated from Cégep de l'Outaouais in Dental Hygiene Techniques in 2016. She participated in dental hygiene prevention activities among various orphanages in Peru as well as with several families in Nicaragua. Following her graduation, it was with the aboriginal communities of James Bay and Nunavik that she wanted to share her passion for prevention and oral health. She has been working with Dr. Catherine Morin-Houde's team since January 2021. Originally from the Outaouais, she wanted to be closer to her family. She is a gentle hygienist who listens to her patients. She offers all her patients high quality treatments with your well-being and concern for your dental health at heart.
Kim was fortunate enough to grow up with a dental hygienist mother who passed on her passion for her profession. The importance of a healthy smile with a routine of regular and rigorous oral care was instilled in him from his childhood and this interest led him to continue his studies in the fascinating world of oral health. Graduated from La Cité of Ottawa College in Dental Hygiene Techniques in the spring of 2016, she practiced for four years in Ontario before applying for her permit in Quebec in January 2020 in order to be able to work in the Outaouais region, where it originated. She joined Dr. Morin-Houde's team in January 2021. She receives and treats all of her patients with professionalism, gentleness and empathy. Her sparkling and dynamic personality will make both small and large patients at ease!