Dr. Crichton was raised in Barbados and moved to Florida where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in biology. She pursued her dental degree from Nova Southeastern University and subsequently completed her General Practice Residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Hospital in Miami, Florida. Not content to keep quiet thereafter, she gained clinical experience working in the South Miami area and actively volunteered with the Caribbean Dental Program before returning to academia to undertake and complete a three-year post-graduate Master’s degree in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at the University of Manitoba, graduating in 2014.
Dr. Crichton is a Canadian and American Board Certified Orthodontics Specialist. She believes in staying abreast of new technology and techniques in the field and routinely participates in continuing education courses and seminars. Her professional affiliations include:
- Canadian Association of Orthodontics
- American Association of Orthodontics
- Alberta Dental Association and College
- Alberta Society of Orthodontists
- Alberta Society of Dental Specialists
- Edmonton District and Dental Society
Beyond the world of orthodontics, Dr. Crichton loves cooking, horseback riding, snowboarding, and spending time with her family in Barbados. She is a firm believer in giving back to the community. Over the years, she has sought to volunteer wherever possible, especially with kids. Dr. Crichton is also an avid sports fan who formerly represented Barbados in field hockey and tennis at the junior level.
The real satisfaction of her profession, she says, is in providing her patients with smiles that empower them with confidence and improved self-esteem in a patient-centered, friendly environment. Building relationships and getting to know her patients sets Dr. Crichton and her team at Smile Worx Orthodontics apart from the rest. You will quickly experience the energy and passion for orthodontics at Smile Worx Orthodontics!