Doctor at Port Perry Dental Centre
238 Queen Street
Port Perry, ON
Dr. Jack Cottrell
Dr. Jack Cottrell graduated from the University of Toronto and was the co-founder of this group practice setup in the town of Port Perry the same year.� The operation has since grown to include six dentists.� An active member of organized dentistry Dr. Cottrell has served as in him being Past President of the Durham Dental Society, Past President of Ontario Dental Association, Past President of the Canadian Dental Association and currently he is a member of the Executive Council of the FDI (World Dental Association).
Dr. Cottrell has contributed greatly to the community and to the profession of dentistry.� He served as the chairman of the Scugog Library Building Committee, Town Hall 1873, and the Scugog Recreation Committee, was a Ward Councillor on the Scugog Municipal Council, and has sponsored many sports teams and events.
Dr. Cottrell has been awarded many honours during his career.� He is a fellow of the International College of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International, and the Pierre Fauchard Society.� Among the many awards he has received are the Ontario Dental Association Service Award, the Barnabus Award, the University of Toronto Alumni Award of Distinction, the Pierre Fauchard Academy Award of Merit and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
The past six years Dr. Cottrell has been heavily involved in Medical-Dental Missions with Speroway (formerly known as Feed the Children Canada) to Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador.� He was also instrumental in providing a permanent dental facility in Haiti as part of the Mission of Hope’s project following the 2010 earthquake in that country.
Any spare time that we give Dr. Cottrell outside of the office, you can find he and his wife Michelle on the golf course or spending time with his family of four children and their families.