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About Clinique Dentaire Gardner & Tarantino

We offer a personalized approach

We are a general family dental practice located in Westmount. Our clinic is proud to offer high-quality dental services. Our services include many dental treatments form general routine check-ups, fillings, implant dentistry to the latest in teeth whitening system. We are available to advise and assist you in your decision-making process in selecting the best treatment for you and your family.


It is our goal to help you create and maintain a beautiful smile. Dentistry is a positive investment in your health, your confidence and your appearance. Long term dental health can only be achieved through commitment and prevention. We look forward to serving you and help you maintain optimum dental health.

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Our services

Preventive Care Includes the following services:

  • Cleaning or Hygiene

  • Dental Sealants

  • Regular Checkups

  • Patient Education

  • Nightguards

  • Mouthguards

  • Breath Treatment

  • Oral Cancer Screening

  • Dental extractions

  • In Office Gum Therapy

  • Implants and implant retained dentures

Other services

  • Teeth whitening (Home & in office)

  • Fillings (conventional and white)

  • Crown & bridge

  • Veneers

  • Dentures (partial & complete)

  • Crown & bridge on implants

  • Snoring and sleep apnea appliance

Meet Our Dentists


Dr. Franca Tarantino graduated from McGill University School of Dentistry in 1989. Upon graduation, she completed a one year Multidisciplinary Residency in Pediatric Dentistry at the Montreal Children’s Hospital where she acquired invaluable knowledge in working with fearful kids. After her residency, she worked in a dental clinic in St-Bruno, then for more than 10 years owned her own clinic in St-Leonard to finally join her husband’s dental clinic in Westmount.

Dr. Tarantino keeps current with the latest technologies and procedures by attending continuing education courses and seminars. She is a member of Ordre des Dentistes du Québec (ODQ) and the Association des Chirurgiens Dentistes du Québec (ACDQ) , the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), the Montreal Dental Club and the Montreal Spear Study Club

Dr. Franca Tarantino

Dr. Michael E. Gardner is a graduate of McGill University, holding both a Bachelor of Science in 1974 and a degree in Dental Medicine in 1978. Following this, he associated and opened his clinic in Westmount and today, his patients come to him from all over to be treated.

Dr. Gardner is committed to continuing education and clinical excellence. A very capable dentist; he is passionate about dentistry and proves it through his quality dental work. It is his goal to help patients feel comfortable with any dental treatment and make them more confident about their smiles. He stays current with the latest advances in dentistry, by attending training seminars and continuing education courses each year in all aspects of dentistry. He is a member of Ordre des dentistes du Québec (ODQ), the Association des Chirurgiens Dentistes du Québec (ACDQ) , the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) and the Montreal Dental Club.


Dr. Michael E Gardner

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