Citadel Oral & Facial Surgery

Our Surgeons

Joel E. Powell, DDS, MD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Dr. Joel PowellA native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dr. Joel Powell received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery training at Dalhousie University from 1994-1998, during which time he also completed his Bachelor degree in Computing Science (BSc). He then completed a one-year post-graduate General Practice Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland where he gained experience in oral surgery, anaesthesia, and caring for medically compromised patients…

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Marco A. Chiarot, DDS, MD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Dr. Marco ChiarotDr. Marco Chiarot is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with degrees in both Medicine and Dentistry. He received his dental degree from Dalhousie University in 1993 and then went on to study Hospital Dentistry at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina and then on to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to complete an internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery…

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Our Team

Tammy Colter
Practice Manager

Tammy ColterTammy Colter brings an educational background in science, nursing as well as dental assisting to the Citadel Surgery team. With several years of oral surgery and dental specialist experience both clinically and in a management role Tammy enjoys the challenges of Practice Management.

Hailing originally from the North Shore of Nova Scotia, Tammy resides in Dartmouth with her husband and two sons. She can often be found in the rink or at the soccer pitch cheering her boys on!

Tammy is always looking for ways to grow and improve our practice and we are lucky to have her!