Modern Dentistry with a Small Town Feel
Meet Our Team
Feel At Home
At Thornbury Dental you will feel welcomed and comfortable at every appointment.
and consistent team members allow you to feel relaxed and safe
Our practice is built mostly on personal referrals of family and friends from our current patients. We appreciate your trust in us and take this as a great compliment, Thank you. It is nice to see the same dentists and staff everytime. Dr. Budrewicz started in the practice in 2012 and plans to spend the rest of his career in Thornbury. Dr. Lance Burnham built this practice in 2005 and plans on working here until he is ready to retire.
We know you and your family. We are familiar with your medical and dental history and understand your wishes, goals and expectations. Our team is loyal. We are committed to Thornbury Dental and our community. We live and work here. We enjoy working together and look forward to each day with our wonderful patients. Feel at home at Thornbury Dental.
Dr. Mike Budrewicz D.D.S.
Dr. Budrewicz is originally from Windsor, Ontario where he grew up and earned his undergraduate university degree. He graduated and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Detroit Mercy in the United States. He is a member of the Ontario Dental Association and the Canadian Dental Association. He believes in high quality dentistry that is patient focused and individualized. He is committed to lifelong learning and using new skills and technologies to provide the best care possible. He attends multiple continuing education courses in order to stay current with the ever advancing knowledge and technologies of dentistry. He takes pride in all areas of dentistry, including treating children. Dr. Budrewicz is certified and experienced in the placement and restoration of dental implants. He participated in a dental humanitarian trip to Honduras where he had the privilege of providing care to those who would otherwise receive no care. He believes this experience has made him a better person and dentist and he looks forward to future humanitarian opportunities.
Dr. Budrewicz and his wife moved to the Blue Mountains in 2009. They have two sons and a daughter. Dr. Budrewicz was drawn to the area by the healthy, active and relaxed lifestyle. He enjoys skiing and snowshoeing in the winter and cycling, golfing and the waterfront in the summer. He enjoys the small town charm and the friendly, warm people. He is honored to be an active member of the Thornbury community. He looks forward to meeting you and your family.
Dr. Lance Burnham D.D.S.
Dr. Frank Gigone D.D.S.
Dr. Gigone received his D.D.S. from the University of Toronto in 1984. Dr. Gigone takes pride in providing each of his patients with personalized attention and treatment. He has participated in courses in Sedation, Implant and Cosmetic dental services in order to provide his patients with the most informed care possible. He is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association and the Ontario Dental Association.
Dr. Gigone resides in the Georgian triangle with his large family of 6 and 2 dogs. He enjoys cycling, trap shooting, fishing, boating and car racing.
Dr. John Robinson D.D.S.
Dr. Robinson is a graduate of the University of Toronto. He first obtained his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Neuroscience and then completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Robinson was one of three dentists selected for a one-year General Practice Residency program at St. Michael’s Hospital Department of Dentistry. He gained valuable experience and knowledge in hospital-based dentistry. Upon completing the program, Dr. Robinson first associated in his hometown of Scarborough, then moved north to Muskoka where he had spent his summers as a child. Over time he built two dental practices as a solo practitioner in the lovely Muskoka area. He served for several years on the executive of Muskoka Simcoe Dental Society and continues to dedicate many hours each year to continuing dental education.
On a personal note, Dr. Robinson has two children. They have both recently completed University degrees and have started on their own careers. He was a hockey trainer and taxi driver for his son’s hockey team for many years. Summers included time at the family cottage in Muskoka. In 2015 he was able to travel to Peru for a trip of a lifetime with his children. They completed the Lares Trek and visited Machu Picchu. Now that Dr. Robinson’s children have left the nest, he has had time to enjoy his other passions such as road cycling, downhill skiing, hiking, kayaking, camping, snowshoeing, and water skiing.
With over 30 years of experience as a general dentist in Ontario, a great sense of humour, great leadership skills and a wonderful team player Dr. Robinson will provide our patients with excellent care.
Why I like Thornbury Dental and dentistry? Our office is more modern as far as our equipment and training is concerned, yet we keep the “small town” feel. I also enjoy the other staff members, we are like a family.
Why I love our community? I enjoy getting to know so many people from our community. I think it is all our residents that make our community great!
What I enjoy outside the office? I enjoy my family, friends and the outdoors.
Miha - Reception
Why I like Thornbury Dental and dentistry? Thornbury Dental is a great dental office, not only for the high quality of care offered to our patients, but also the amazing team I am proudly a part of. I love the friendly, warm and welcoming environment and meeting the most interesting patients!
Why I love our community? We have always been drawn to the Georgian Bay area by the outdoors activities, such as skiing, hiking and the beautiful scenery. I really love the small town feeling, the tranquility and serene nature, and especially the friendly, warm people and their healthy, active and relaxed lifestyle.
What I enjoy outside the office? I enjoy spending time with my other half, our cat and dog, always exploring new places. We love camping, gardening, boating, biking and winter sports.
Tracey - Reception
Why I like Thornbury Dental and dentistry? I like the team atmosphere of all my co-workers helping each other. Striving to achieve the best possible experience for our patients and making sure each individual is cared for.
Why I love our community?Residing in Thornbury for just over 30 years and raising our family here, our area offers not only spectacular views, but the small town warmth of knowing and helping your neighbours.
What I enjoy outside the office? As empty nesters I enjoy visiting our two sons and spending quality family time with all. Summers are full of camping and spending time with friends catching some, as my husband calls “wind therapy”, motorcycling. My highlight is always the destination to ride and find the next great restaurant!
Amelia - Dental Hygienist
Why I like Thornbury Dental and dentistry? We know teamwork improves client care. When our patients witness the unity among our healthcare professionals they can trust that we are working together to achieve the same goal to improve the quality of their oral and overall health.
Why I love our community? My family moved to Thornbury for the active outdoor lifestyle. I quickly fell in love with the historical century buildings, artisan shops, art galleries, fine dining eateries, apple orchards, local cideries, unique community events and exceptional healthcare services. Above all, what I love most is the community’s willingness to enrich the lives of our children by consistently and generously supporting our elementary school initiatives and outreach programs.
What I enjoy outside the office? I enjoy time with my husband and two boys, mountain biking, swimming, snowboarding, evening campfires while artistically documenting our family moments through life-inspired photography.
Jenna - Dental Hygienist
Why I like Thornbury Dental and dentistry? I have been working in the dental field for over 15 years. I enjoy helping every patient achieve a lifetime of optimal dental. I like the friendly and welcoming environment.
Why I love our community? I moved back to the area after 10 years living outside of Canada. I felt Thornbury was the perfect spot to finally make roots.
What I enjoy outside the office? My interests include snowboarding, being on the water and travelling.
Michelle - Dental Hygenist
Why I like Thornbury Dental and dentistry? I have been a hygienist for 17 years. I love being able to treat patients and see the difference oral health has made in their lives. I love educating patients on how to take better care of themselves, starting with their teeth and gums. Thornbury Dental is a great place to work, from the warm reception on entering to the happy staff always smiling. The office has been a warm and welcoming environment.
Why I love our community? I love everything about living here. The kindness, calmness and friendliness of everyone stands out. I enjoy the millions of areas to explore. The small town feeling really rings true here.
What I enjoy outside the office? As a working mom of twins, spare time is hard. My husband and I love the outdoors. Skiing is a big part of our lives in the winter and hiking, camping, beach days and enjoying time with our family and friends in our yard having BBQ’s and campfires in the summer. My husband is a meat smoking king! We are so excited to have our children grow up in this wonderful place.
Angela - Dental Hygienist
Why I love our community? I love the quaint cute town that Thornbury dental resides. Everybody is so friendly and easy going. It is genuinely so nice seeing everyone in and out of the office and supporting local businesses.
What I enjoy outside the office? When I am not cleaning teeth I teach Yoga at different studios in town. Outside of work I am active working out, walking my dog or chilling reading a book.
Alma - Dental Hygienist
become closer to my community.
Why I love our community?As someone from the city, moving to Collingwood was daunting because I had never experienced life in a small town. Now, I wish I had moved to the area sooner! I love how there is always something to do, in summer and winter.
What I enjoy outside the office? In my spare time I enjoy hiking, kayaking, baking, and travelling to new places.
Katy - Dental Assistant
Why I like Thornbury Dental and dentistry? I really enjoy my co-workers. A fun group of forward thinking and always professional individuals. I am proud of the quality and variety of treatment we are able to offer our patients.
Why I love our community? Growing up I always wanted to reside in Thornbury. I have always loved the water and the quaintness of the town. The amenities and the school make Thornbury an ideal location to raise a family.
What I enjoy outside the office? I like staying active and spending time with my family.
Marlie- Dental Assistant
Why I like Thornbury Dental and dentistry? I like the variety of things that we do at our office. Not every day is the same which brings lots of learning experiences.
Why I love our community? I love the small town feeling and that we have a 4 season community. There are many things to do no matter what the weather brings!
What I enjoy outside the office? I love being with friends and family, camping and snowmobiling. I also love being outside and soaking up the sun!
Luba - Dental Assistant
Why I love our community? What’s not to love about a place that offers fun activities for all 4 seasons. We have beautiful water fronts, big ski hills and everything in between to enjoy the great outdoors.
What I enjoy outside the office? I love spending time with my family exploring the area and making memories.