Dr. Fraser MacKinlay and staff are very pleased to announce that Dr. Tyler Slipacoff will be joining Fraser’s practice of dentistry in June 2019. Equally exciting we would like to announce that we will be moving our practice to 929 Michigan Ave. (across the street from Northern High School) effective April 1st, 2019. This facility has just recently been totally renovated with the latest technology and equipment to better serve you in total comfort and care.
Dr. MacKinlay has known Tyler for many years as he was born and raised in Sarnia. Tyler went to Lakeroad Public School and Northern High School.

Tyler’s education is very extensive as he has received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) in Europe and then he will receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S. same as Fraser’s) from Western University this summer.
This will mean the excellent dental care you have received from Fraser over the last 39 years will continue, but we will now be able to offer many more services, eliminating referrals to other dentists and specialists.

With Tyler’s dental education and expertise our practice will be able to offer you the following care and treatment:


Full mouth reconstruction.


Smile redesign + rejuvenation with crowns and veneers.


Same day crowns + ceramic fillings with the Cerac computer technology.


Implant surgery and bone grafting.


Placement of crows + dentures on implants.


Partial + complete dentures.


Orthodontics for children and adults with Invisalign (no braces) or conventional braces.


Hospital dentistry for young children that need extensive care but are too young to sit in the dental chair. Also hospital dentistry will be available for adults as well.


Wisdom teeth removal and extractions.

Most importantly, Fraser is not retiring any time soon but is expanding his practice to better serve you and his valued patients.

Once again, Fraser and his staff would like to thank you for your years of support and loyalty in the past and your continued support in the future. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to call Fraser at any time.

We are very excited for you to meet Tyler and to see you in our new office.


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Meet Our Team

Our entire staff is dedicated to working together with patients to ensure they receive the highest level of care we can provide at every visit.

Dr. Fraser Mackinlay


Dr. Fraser Mackinlay, Doctor of Dental Surgery, graduated with a Scholarship from the University of Toronto. He was also the recipient of the Toronto Crown & Bridge Study Club Award for most Outstanding Student in the Crown & Bridge component of Clinical Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Mackinlay trained at the International Association for Orthodontics and has completed numerous continuing education courses including Cosmetic Implants and Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Mackinlay takes great pride in making his patients look and feel better.

Dr. Tyler Slipacoff


Dr. Tyler Slipacoff was born and raised in Sarnia, Ontario. He attended Lakeroad Public School and Northern High School, which is across the street from the Slipacoff Dental Centre, both in Sarnia, Ontario. He graduated with honors in Human Kinetics from the University of Windsor in 2007, with a Major in Movement Science.

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In 2014, he graduated with his Doctor of Medical Dentistry Degree from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. And it was in Budapest where Dr. Tyler met Dr. Ekaterina, his soon-to-be wife, who is also a dentist practicing at Slipacoff Dental Centre. In 2019, Dr. Slipacoff graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario. He was also on the Dean’s list for all Universities attended.

Dr. Tyler Slipacoff enjoys working with people and helping his patients improve their quality of life. At a young age, he admired his father, Dr. Lennie Slipacoff’s, passion as a dentist and had always hoped to develop that same type of commitment for his future career, in which he has now found in the profession of dentistry. Dr. Tyler loves that the dental industry is challenging and constantly evolving with technology. Dentistry is a natural fit for Dr. Slipacoff as he always knew he wanted to be in a health type profession and enjoyed working with his hands.

In his spare time, Dr. Tyler enjoys staying physically active. He likes to work out every day, as well as play basketball on a weekly basis. But above all, family to Dr. Tyler is the most important. He enjoys spending time with his family and his two adorable dogs, Ari and Latka.


Dental Assistant

Tara has worked for 30 years in the dental field. She graduated from Dental Assisting Level 1 and later completed Dental Assisting Level 2 and the National Dental Assisting Examination Board (NDAEB) at Holland College PEI in 1992. She worked with Dr. Lennie Slipacoff for 20 years. Tara always has her patients’ best interest at heart and does her best to make them feel comfortable to ensure the best overall experience. She loves seeing her patients achieve the smiles they love. Tara and her husband have 3 daughters and 2 grandsons with whom she loves spending time with. In her spare time, she loves travelling, golfing and being with her friends.


Dental Hygienist


Preventative Dental Assistant

Frieda graduated in 1990 from St. Clair College with a Preventative Dental Assistant Certification. She has been with Dr. Fraser since 1997. In her free time, she enjoys boating, yoga, and reading.


Dental Hygienist

Lindsay has had work experience in Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene and has been with Dr. Fraser Mackinlay since 2017. Dentistry has always been her passion and her biggest motivation for being a dental hygienist is to know she is making a positive impact every day, one person at a time. Lindsay loves that she is helping people and making a difference. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to music and traveling to new places.