About Dr. Tom J. Harle
With gentle hands and a kind heart, Dr. Harle is devoted to giving his patients the highest quality of dental care. He has committed a considerable measure of his professional life to enhance access to dental health for impoverished people in Canada and abroad. Early in his career, he spent time helping disadvantaged indigenous people receive needed dental care in Ontario’s Northern Communities (Sandy Lake and Pikangikum). Concerned with the levels of poverty in developing countries over the years, he has volunteered abroad to work in some of the most impoverished and dangerous areas of the world including North Korea, Myanmar, and Cambodia.
Continuing his commitment to the wider community, in 2001 he lent his creativity and vision to found and lead Health Teams International (Canada) – a non-denominational Christian missionary organization which seeks to share hope and help to those in need through the provision of short-term healthcare teams.
Motivated by his faith, in 2006 Dr. Harle initiated a volunteer-driven “No-Cost” Dental Centre at The Ottawa Mission that focuses on improving the dental health of Ottawa’s homeless community and those living in local shelters suffering from mental illness, poverty and substance abuse.
In 2012 he launched a Portable Ottawa Dental Service (PODS) to help coordinate free dental care to meet the oral health needs of low (or no) income parents and their children at various support centres across Ottawa (St. Mary’s Home, Youville, Centre and Bethany Hope Centre).
Our Services & Philosophy
We offer a full range of prosthetic and cosmetic dentistry services at our office located conveniently just outside of downtown Ottawa. The prosthodontic services you receive at our office are delivered by professional individuals who are dedicated to giving you the finest and most attentive care possible.
We offer comprehensive and innovative dental treatment plans based on your specific needs – making sure that at each decision point you are provided with the opportunity to achieve optimal oral health and beauty. We always work closely with you and your general dentist to help you achieve the best possible oral comfort, function, appearance and health.
Our dental practice philosophy is built around our Christian faith “to do onto others as we would have them do onto us” – which guides our standard of care and hospitality. As a patient of ours, you will receive the highest quality dental care from gentle, compassionate hands.
We are reorganizing our way of doing things with an emphasis on evolving into a is a multi-expert practice designed to facilitate convenient coordination and integration of patient care involving two or more dental professionals under one roof. Known as, Integrated Dental Group, We are committed to improving personalized care through the delivery of dentistry in a way that permits a higher level of inter-disciplinary treatment planning and sequencing to occur while still maintaining the feel and function of an intimate office setting.
We have assembled a team with exceptional skills from within the major dental disciplines of Prosthodontics (myself, Dr. Tom Harle), Periodontics (Dr. Charles Alleyn) & Endodontics (Dr. Tony Nguyen). Our practitioners have all been active in their respective fields for many years prior to the establishment of our new joint service setting. Together with treatment coordination staff this unique opportunity for patients will further focus our emphasis on exceptional treatment and service for clients looking for high quality care & a one-stop philosophy. Our unique combination of backgrounds, experiences and skills enable us to work as a team to provide a multi-faceted approach to a wide range of complex problems across a patient’s lifespan.
For new & current patients…
As a new or current patient, you can always count on us to provide you the full information necessary to make informed decisions regarding your oral health – including diagnosis, recommended treatments (and any alternative options) and prognosis. For new patients, you can request an appointment directly online for your convenience, or give us a call at (613) 722-8191.
For referring dentists…
Our relationship with you is very important, and we appreciate the confidence and trust you place in us when looking after your patients. You can rest assured we will always deliver them our highest standard in prosthodontic dental care and always maintain clear transparency between you, ourselves and the patient. You can conveniently submit a referral online, or read more about our commitment to you.