Meet Our Dedicated Staff
At Purdy’s Wharf Dental Group in Downtown Halifax, we are committed to providing current and comprehensive dental care in a friendly and welcoming environment while making your oral health our priority. Contact us today for more information.
Dr. Greg Thistle
Greg grew up on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia and spent all of his university years at Dalhousie here in Halifax. With over 20 years of practice, Dr. Thistle has taken advanced training in laser dentistry, smile enhancements, orthodontics, dental implants, and jaw problems. This allows him to offer a broad scope of quality dentistry to his patients. He takes pride in helping patients, based on an individual approach, with their oral health care needs, which allows them to feel and look their best.
His interests include hockey, golf, and spending time with his four children and wife.
Dr. Leah Ryan
Dr. Leah Ryan was raised in Halifax. She is a Mount Allison University Alumnus who completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Dalhousie University. Dr. Ryan graduated with distinction and won numerous awards for academic excellence. She values professional development and continuously expands her knowledge through various courses and study clubs to ensure she stay abreast of new developments. Dr. Ryan belongs to the Halifax County Dental Society and the Atlantic Implant Study Club. She strives to build strong relationships with her patients, providing them with information and alternative treatment options. She looks forward to meeting new patients and giving them the best possible treatment and care.
Outside of the office, Dr. Ryan enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters. She also likes reading, basketball, and playing piano.