Dr. Sharon Barr is the owner of Longworth Dental. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology with a chemistry minor (B.Sc.) from Mount Saint Vincent University in 2004. During her time at MSVU, she was on the Dean's List every year, and was awarded the Louyse Drouin Kennedy Jubilee Scholarship (2001), the In-Merit Scholarship (2002), the Leading Women Scholarship (2003) and the L. McDonald Memorial Award (2004).
Her interest in oral health led her to study dentistry at McGill University in Montreal. During her time there, she participated in a number of public outreach programs, where she manifested a particular talent for working with children. She won the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Award (2008) before graduating with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD).
In 2009, Dr. Sharon went through the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency Program at the Eastman Dental Centre in the University of Rochester, NY. During that time, she worked on implant cases and third-molar surgical extractions in addition to her regular responsibilities.
Dr. Sharon strives to provide the highest level of dental care. She is the mother of three children, and loves to work with children.
Dr. Cooper graduated with an honours degree in Biomedical Science from the University of Guelph in 2005. His interest in dentistry and oral health led him to study at the University of Toronto, where he completed his Master of Science in Physiology. Dr. Cooper continued to study dentistry at The University of Toronto where he graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery, in 2013. Dr. Cooper is an active member of the Ontario Dental Association.
Dr. Cooper is a very energetic and outgoing individual, with a great sense of humor. Dr. Cooper is committed to forming long term relationships with his patients and providing the best possible care.
Dr. Cooper lives in Clarington, with his wife and three daughters. When not in the office, Dr. Cooper enjoys travelling, the outdoors, cycling, soccer and spending time with his family and friends.
Debbie is one of our expert hygienists. She takes care of our patients from their initial cleaning visit to the maintainence visits to follow, making sure that their teeth and gums stay healthy.
She was born and raised in Bowmanville and attended both Durham College and Algonquin College. She is married with 4 children ("heaven help me--all teenagers!").
Debbie has worked as a registered dental hygienist since 1991, spending all of her career in Bowmanville. As a result, she have been privileged to come to know her patients on a personal level and consider many to be friends and extended members of her family.
Anita is another of our expert hygienists, and she makes sure that patients are taken care of when they come in for their check-up and cleaning appointments. She has experience with all ages from 2-92 and has worked in both general and periodontal practices.
Anita grew up in Clarington and has many friends and family in the area. She is married and has three children.
She attended Durham College and graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 1986 and has worked in this field every since. She has worked in different parts of Ontario and London, England for a brief period of time as well. She has been working in Bowmanville for the last 23 years. Anita maintains her membership in the Ontario Dental Hygienists Association as part of her commitment to her profession. She is always learning and taking courses that keep her up to date with her skills and strives to do her job to the best of her ability and her continuing education allows her to be able to benefit her patients and offer them the best care they deserve.
Anita has always enjoyed the relationships she has built with people coming to the dental office and is very happy to be at Longworth Dental.