Dental Health Team

A new health unit to serve our communities better – We are working to update the information on this page to reflect our new organization as Southwestern Public Health. Currently this information reflects Elgin St. Thomas area only. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For information about Oxford County area programs and services, please call 1-800-922-0096 or visit:


Southwestern Public Health’s St. Thomas site dental team consists of two Registered Dental Hygienists, two Dental Assistants, one Program Assistant and one Oral Health Manager.

The Dental Health Team is responsible for providing school dental screening services throughout Elgin County.  For the school year of 2017/2018 they are divided as follows (subject to change):

Aaron Russell, Registered Dental Hygienist


  • Aldbourough P.S.
  • Davenport P.S.
  • Elgin Court P.S.
  • Forest Park P.S.
  • Immanuel Christian School
  • Living Gospel Mission
  • Locke’s P.S.
  • Mitchell Hepburn P.S.
  • Monsignor Morrison C.S.
  • New Sarum P.S.
  • Port Stanley P.S.
  • Shiloh Christian
  • Sparta P.S.
  • St. Anne’s Catholic School
  • St. Mary’s Catholic School
  • St. Thomas Community Christian
  • Straffordville P.S.

Linda Funk, Registered Dental Hygienist


  • Assumption Catholic School
  • Calton Christian
  • Dunwich-Dutton P.S.
  • Faith Christian Academy
  • John Wise P.S.
  • June Rose Callwood P.S.
  • McGregor P.S.
  • Mount Salem Christian
  • Pierre Elliot Trudeau French Immersion
  • Port Burwell P.S.
  • South Dorchester P.S.
  • Southwold P.S.
  • Springfield P.S.
  • Summers Corners P.S.