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About Us

Our highly qualified doctors and team members are genuinely concerned for the health and well-being of our patients. We make every effort to give each person our highest level of individualized care. We believe strongly in a multidisciplinary approach to treatment.

Your referrals are always welcomed and appreciated.

Dr. Judith Cope


  • Graduate of Queen’s University - B.A. (Biology) 1986
  • Graduate of University of Western Ontario, Doctor of Dental Surgery 1989
  • Fellow, Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies - over 400 hours of clinical training and lecture on Neuromuscular and Restorative Dentistry
  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain - Fellow - over 100 hours of training
  • Currently working towards board certification with American Aceademy of Dental Sleep Medicine and American Board of Orofacial Pain
  • Advanced mini-residency in TMD, craniofacial pain, and sleep disordered breathing


  • General Family Dental Practice since 1989
  • Treating Temporomandibular Dysfunction since 2001
  • Focus on Neuromuscular and Cosmetic Dentistry since 2002

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Canadian Dental Association
  • International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics
  • Ontario Dental Association
  • Ottawa Dental Society
  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
  • American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics

Dr. Gerald Wexler

As of November 30, 2011 Dr. Wexler has retired and Dr. Cope will take over the care of his existing patients in our practice.


He has studied with many leading clinicians and researchers in orofacial pain and temporomandibular dysfunction.

  • Graduate of McGill University.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree – 1968
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery - 1970
  • Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry - 1980
  • Fellow of the Academy of International Dental Studies - 1985
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Orofacial Pain - 1996
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain - 2006


  • General Family Dental Practice since 1970
  • Has been treating Temporomandibular Dysfunction and Orofacial Pain since 1979
  • Directed TMJ Clinic at Ottawa Civic Hospital from 1983-1993
  • Senior Dental Advisor for R.C.M.P.

Continuing Education

Dr. Cope expects to attend at least four weeks or more of study each year. These days are scheduled intermittently in order to have as few as possible interruptions to our patients. Our staff participates in many Continuing Education Courses, either as a whole or on an individual basis.

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