Meet Our Team
At Parkdale Family Dental Clinic, we are a patient-centred dental team, which means we work with our patients to ensure their individual needs and values guide all clinical decisions. We are here to answer all of your questions and respond to any concerns you may have in order to provide you the most appropriate treatment plan that is realistic and achievable. We look forward to meeting you.
DR. MAUREEN LAWTON
Dr. Lawton grew up in St. John’s where she attended Holy Heart of Mary Regional High School from 1972-1974. In 1975 she completed Grade 13 at Mount St. Joseph Academy in London, Ontario. After graduating from Memorial University in 1978 with a B.Sc. in Biology she then attended Dalhousie University Dental School and received a D.D.S. degree in 1982. Since then she has been in private practice in the St. John’s area and has been at her current location with her classmate, Dr. Larry White, since 1998. Early on she began serving on various committees of the Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Association including the Public Health Committee, Mediations Committee, Public Relations Committee and Continuing Education Committee before serving on the Executive Committee. In 1990-91 she served as President of the NLDA and from 1996-2001 was the NL Governor to the Canadian Dental Association. She is a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the Academy of Dentistry International, the American College of Dentists, and the International College of Dentists. Dr. Lawton is married and has one son. She is an avid reader and tries to finish at least one book a week, and has also been known to binge watch on Netflix!
DR. LARRY WHITE
DR. ALICIA KEEFE
Co-Owner/Operator – General Dentist
Dr. Keefe is co-owner/operator of Gander Family Dental Clinic. Upon graduation in 2011, she accepted a position as a general dentist at Gander/Glovertown Family Dental. She was raised in rural Prince Edward Island and completed her BSc (Honours) at UPEI in 2007, followed by her Doctor of Dental Surgery at Dalhousie University in 2011. Her attention to detail, work ethic, and affinity for people contribute to her abilities as a dentist. She enjoys the many aspects of private practice, including restorative, crown and bridge, denture and implant dentistry, as well as the daily interaction with her patients. She is an active member of the Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Association (Oral Health in NL Committee and Hospital Committee). Dr. Keefe and her husband Shaun have two sons. Her interests include dance, hiking, travel, music, and spending time with family and friends. She is thrilled to be taking on an ownership and dentistry role in Parkdale Family Dental Clinic, and looks forward to meeting the clinic’s patients.
DR. PAT REDMOND
Co-Owner/Operator – General Dentist
Dr. Redmond is co-owner/operator of Gander Family Dental Clinic, where he has practiced as a general dentist since 1995. Raised in rural Nova Scotia and a graduate of Dalhousie’s Doctor of Dental Surgery program, he practiced in the Canadian Armed Forces for three years before moving to Gander and opening his own practice. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and provides services including root canals, orthodontics, wisdom teeth extractions, veneers, dentures, and crown and bridge. Dr. Redmond and his wife Madonna have two daughters, and his hobbies include tennis, squash, skiing, fishing, and volunteering. Dr. Redmond is treasurer of the Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Association, President of Gander Community Tennis Association, a Director of Tennis Newfoundland, and has been involved in many local organizations such as the Gander Airport Authority, Gander Trailways Committee, and the Gander and Area Chamber of Commerce. He plans to bring his community-focused outlook to Parkdale Family Dental Clinic and help maintain the clinic’s high level of patient care.