Everything looks brighter from behind a smile.
Dr. Craig Bugden is a native of Grand Falls. He received his Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Acadia University in May 1982. He graduated from Dalhousie University School of Dentistry in May 1986 and moved home to open his own practice. With his hard work, expertise, and commitment to his patients, the practice grew to its present group of four dentists with a total of 22 full-time and part-time staff.
Dr. Bugden has completed many hours of advanced continuing education training to be of better service to his patients. He has attended courses and seminars all around the world to remain up to date on the latest techniques and technology.
He has an active membership in the Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association, and the World Dental Federation.
Besides traveling, in his leisure time Dr. Bugden enjoys many of the activities central Newfoundland has to offer including snowmobiling, boating, hunting, fishing, and golf. On a nice evening, he can sometimes be found driving around town on his Harley. He and his wife, Cindy, have two children and three grandchildren.
Dr. Craig Woolridge is a native of Grand Falls-Windsor. He received his Bachelor of Science in biology from Acadia University in May 1995. He graduated from Dalhousie University School of Dentistry in May 2003 and joined our clinic immediately. Dr. Woolridge works in both our Grand Falls-Windsor office, as well as in our Springdale office. Dr. Woolridge continues to expand his dental expertise through attending training seminars, enabling him to keep up on the latest and greatest that the dental field has to offer.
Dr. Woolridge is an active member of the Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association, and the World Dental Federation.
In his leisure time Dr. Woolridge enjoys fishing, hiking, golf, and volleyball. He also loves gourmet cooking and becoming a chef came in a close second to dentistry as a career choice. He is married to Dr. Deborah Delaney and they have two children.
Dr. Debbie Delaney is happily married to her husband, Dr. Craig Woolridge, and has two beautiful daughters, Sophia and Lauryn.
She was born and raised in Gull Island, Conception Bay. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of New Brunswick in 1999. She graduated from Dalhousie School of Dentistry in May 2003 and has been working with us ever since.
When not creating smiles in the office, she enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, running, and playing with her children. She will be competing in her first half marathon in Disney Orlando, Florida in February 2017, and has competed in provincial races such as the Tely 10, and the Centennial Cup.
Dr. Delaney continues to update her skills with the latest enhancements in dental technology. She strives to provide quality dental care with a gentle touch and has an excellent rapport with children.
Dr. Delaney is an active member of the Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association, and the World Dental Federation.
Dr. Rachel Mills is from Stephenville, NL. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Acadia University in 2005 and from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto in 2009. She worked in New Brunswick for one-and-a-half years and then moved back to Newfoundland and worked in the St. John's area for seven-and-a-half years before joining our staff in 2018. She is a member of the NLDA and CDA.
In her spare time, Rachel enjoys travelling, reading, painting/drawing and singing. She has been singing in various choirs since she was a child. Her husband Roger is a native of Grand Falls-Windsor. They have one child and are enjoying being able to spend more time with family.