Meet the Doctors
Dr. John Chu
Dr. Chu is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, Illinois. Following school, he honed his diagnostic and clinical skills at Presidental Dental --a busy downtown cosmetic and family practice in the heart of Chicago's financial district before the returning home to Canada to set up his practice in Barrhaven. An active member of the community for over 20 years, Dr. Chu represented Ottawa-area dentists in the General Council of the Ontario Dental Association, was past president of the Ottawa Dental Society and the Ottawa Pacers Speedskating Club in Kanata. When not cheering on his Senators or at the arena with his kids he can be spotted at the gym, cycling, gardening, relaxing with a good book or attacking corners with his track car at Calabogie Motorsports Park. Dr. Chu helps run the Bytown Dental Study Club, a member of the Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association, Board member of the Ottawa Dental Society, member in good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and Canadian representative of Delta Sigma Delta International Dental Fraternity.
All dentists are not alike. They have different skills, different technology, different training and different philosophies. As well, we understand that all patients are not alike. They have different wants, needs and desires. Our doctors all share the same value of developing long term relationships based on trust, shared mutual goals, setting realistic treatment timelines and budget realities.
Our doctors firmly believe that the best way to treat patients is to first arm them with all the information and options available at our disposal, filter through the hyperbole and google-based claims, and know all the pros and cons. Only then can sound knowledge-based decisions be made.
Dr. Winnie L. Cao
Dr. Cao has been in the Ottawa area since she was nine. She obtained her Bachelor of Biochemistry degree from University of Ottawa and went on to pursue her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Western Ontario. During her days off Dr. Cao loves spending time with her friends and family, especially exploring different cities and sampling exotic foods all around the world. She is a committed member at the local gym and loves to practice yoga. Dr. Cao attends continuing education courses on a regular basis to obtain knowledge regarding the most current methods and materials used in dentistry. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and is able to communicate efficiently with her Mandarin-speaking patients to help them feel at ease and comprehend treatment. Dr. Cao combines care and compassion with experience and knowledge to every patient and every case.