Southwest Dental Care

Meet our Doctors

Dr. Perkins and the team at Southwest Dental Care have one purpose in mind: to provide you with the best dental experience possible in a stress-free, comfortable environment.

Dr. Zhang, Dr. Perkins, Dr. Trisna


Dr. Perkins, Southwest Dental, London, ONDr. Perkins

Robert Perkins, DDS, received his undergraduate at the University of Guelph in 1981 followed by a Certificate of Honors in Human Physiology at the University of Western Ontario in 1982.

He completed his dental degree in 1987 at the University of Western Ontario and opened his South London dental office shortly after. Dr. Perkins performs services in general dentistry, as well as orthodontics, esthetics and dental implants.


Dr. Zhang, Southwest Dental Centre, London, OntarioDr. Zhang

Dr. Zhang completed her undergraduate degree in Medical Science from the University of Alberta. Following her undergrad, she decided to continue her studies at U of A, and was accepted to the Faculty of Dentistry where she completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS).

In 2013, Dr. Zhang completed a portion of her studies through an international exchange at Dresden University of Technology in Germany. Following her exchange, she was the recipient of the John and Lorena Woronuk International Award which is awarded to students with a high academic standing in oral health care and a demonstrated concern for the quality of life of their patients.

Dr. Zhang is passionate about restoring and improving the oral health of her patients. She is committed to continued education, and is constantly looking to perfect her skills and knowledge base to provide her patients with the highest standards of care. When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Zhang likes to do yoga, and run. She is also interested in photography and enjoys travelling and trying new foods.


Dr. Pinchin Southwest Dental, London, ONDr. Pinchin

Dr. Pinchin was born and raised in London, and completed his undergraduate degree in Biology and Medical Sciences at the University of Western Ontario.

He continued his education in Australia at the University of Sydney, and graduated with honours. While in Australia, Dr. Pinchin was the recipient of the HJV Cusack Prize for the top clinical student in his class.

He was also awarded the IADR Colgate Award, Australian Dental Research Award and the Leonard Hansen Prize for his research in pediatric dentistry. In his free time in Australia he led the Dentistry Rugby team to two championships, was an avid surfer and kiteboarder.

Dr. Pinchin is passionate and excited to help you restore you smile to its best, and help you fulfil all your dentistry needs. Dr. Pinchin is excited to meet new patients and bring a professional, caring a personalized approach to his practice.

Dr. Pinchin is also a licensed personal trainer, who believes that your dental health is as important part of your overall health, so drop by and see him in March.


Dr. McIntosh Southwest Dental, London, ONDr. McIntosh

Dr. John McIntosh graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Dentistry in 2002. He then went on to specialize in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery after graduating from The State University of New York at Buffalo.

Dr. McIntosh visits Southwest Dental Care to provide patients with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. McIntosh also provides general anaesthesia and sedation options for patients experiencing anxiety.


Dr. Trisna Southwest Dental, London, ONDr. Trisna

Dr. Natalia Trisna completed her Undergraduate degree in Optometry from the University of New South Wales before deciding to pursue her passion for Dentistry at the University of Sydney, Australia.

She was awarded the Colgate Award for Dental Research, the Australian Dental Research Foundation Award and her research on pediatric dentistry is soon to be published in the Australian Dental Journal.

She was also awarded the Dental Alumni Society Prize for Proficiency in Paediatric Dentistry and the Noel Martin Memorial Prize in Dentistry for consistent academic excellence in clinical aptitude, competence and professionalism.

Dr Trisna has experience working in pediatrics, aged care, family dentistry and emergency treatment and particularly enjoys endodontics and cosmetic services. She is always interested in the patient's wellbeing.

Having just moved from Sydney, Australia, she is enjoying her new life in Canada and looks forward to meeting new patients.


Dr. Trisna Southwest Dental, London, ON

Dr. Jake Chevalier

Once a patient of Southwest Dental Care from a young age, Dr. Chevalier has returned to the practice as a dentist ready to serve the community he grew up in.

Dr. Chevalier is originally from London and completed the Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Hons.) degree from the University of Western Ontario. Afterwards, Dr. Chevalier travelled to Australia where he graduated with the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Sydney.

Dr. Chevalier has completed research is paediatric dentistry, travelled to Cambodia to provide dental care to children, and has acquired a passion for SCUBA diving and travel.

Dr. Chevalier believes it is important to treat all patients based on their individual desires and needs. He cares deeply about the well-being of his patients and wants to help them achieve a healthy smile.


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