General, Cosmetic, and Restorative Dentistry
Meet Dr. John P. Perri
Raised in Thorold, Ontario, John lives with his wife and three children. He attended Denis Morris Secondary School in St. Catharines graduating in 1987. Following high school he attended the University of Toronto where he received a Bachelor of Science degree with Specialist in Biochemistry. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree John was admitted to the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto graduating in 1995.
He has volunteered much of his time to his community participating, coaching and supervising the numerous activities of his children. Professionally John continues to be actively involved in many dental associations and organizations.
2013 – present Ontario Dental Association Councillor for Niagara
2009 – 2010 President of the Niagara Peninsula Dental Association
1995 – present Niagara Peninsula Dental Association member
2002 – present Member of the Regional Niagara Academy of General Dentistry
2001 – present St. Catharines Dental Society Executive Member
John has also served as newsletter editor and mediator for the Niagara Peninsula Dental Association.
Meet Dr. Claudia A. de Palma
Dr. Claudia, as she likes to be called, has joined our practice as an Associate. She is from El Salvador in Central America and attended university in San Salvador, the capital city, graduating in August 2001. Upon completion of her Doctor of Dental Surgery program she furthered her dental education by taking courses in endodontics.
She moved to Canada with her family in November 2011. After improving her proficiency in English, she entered the National Dental Examining Board qualification process which she completed in December 2017.
Dr. Claudia is a passionate advocate for refugees. While raising a family and studying she has worked for the Dioceses of St. Catharines in its Refugee Ministry as Refugee Sponsorship Coordinator. In her own words: “There’s not any more of a rewarding experience than helping families reunite for a brighter future”. She is also part of the Board of Directors of CASA EL NORTE transitional home for refugees.
She currently lives in Welland with her husband Alex and three young children. She enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends.
We are A Full Service Dentistry Practice
We provide dental care for the whole family and provide anxiety-free visits with oral sedation. View the numerous services we provide on our Dental Services page.
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261 Martindale Road, Unit 17
St. Catharines ON L2W 1A2
Monday 7:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 7pm
Wednesday/Thursday 7:30am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 12pm