Dr. Catherine Dale graduated from the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Dentistry in 1992. She then spent a year working as a general dentist at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre, where she completed a one-year Dental Internship program in 1993. During her internship year, she furthered her training in the treatment of a more medically challenged patient population, including oncologic and special needs adult patients. It was during this time that she worked closely alongside the surgeons and surgical residents involved in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency training program; following her internship year, she entered a four-year residency program herself. Dr. Dale has been a full time practicing oral & maxillofacial surgeon since completion of her residency program at the University of Manitoba in 1997.
Dr. Dale maintains a private practice in OMFS, where she enjoys a mainly dentoalveolar practice. Additionally, she treats a variety of temporomandibular joint disorders. Dr. Dale is an Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba. She teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate level programs, where she gives lectures and is a clinical instructor within the Faculty of Health Science’s College of Dentistry. Dr. Dale holds hospital privileges within the WRHA and operates at several hospitals and non-hospital surgical facilities within the region. She provides care for both adult and paediatric patients, in both outpatient clinic and operating room settings. She enjoys involvement in organized dentistry at both provincial and national levels; she is a Past-President of both the Manitoba Dental Association, as well as the Canadian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Dale was appointed as the Regional Lead for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery by the WRHA, a position she continues to hold today. She is a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and serves on a variety of committees with respect to dentistry and surgery within the Province of Manitoba. Dr. Dale has been married to her husband Jonathon since 1990; they have two sons who keep them very busy!