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Riverside Dental is a family-focused dental centre.

We treat all of our patients like family. Ask us about our treatment options.


Our dentists highly recommend visiting the dentist for check up every six months.

Children's Services

Regular visits to the dentist will help create healthy habits that contribute to your child's oral health.

General Dentistry

At Riverside Dental in Sydney River, we offer crowns, bridges, dentures and emergency services.

Patient Information

Learn about billing and insurance options, as well as what to expect at your first appointment.

Mayflower Dental, Sydney Dentist

Proudly serving the Sydney River community and surrounding Cape Breton families.

Welcome to Riverside Dental in Sydney River.

Our dedicated dentists, hygienists, assistants and receptionists are happy to support, maintain or create a healthy smile. We offer a wide range of dental services and customized treatment plans to suit your oral health needs.

We also have locations in North Sydney, Sydney River, Sydney Mines, and Glace Bay to serve you wherever you're located in Cape Breton.

We're always accepting new patients so contact us for your next dentist appointment. We look forward to welcoming you to the Mayflower Dental family.

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Meet Our Sydney River Dentists

Aiming for a healthier smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

Our Dentists
  • Dr. Chris MacDonald

    General Dentist

    Dr. MacDonald was born and raised in Sydney Mines, NS. He graduated from Memorial High School in 1988. In 1995, he graduated from the University of New Brunswick and then went on to Dalhousie University and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 1999.

    Dr. MacDonald was offered an Associate position with Mayflower Dental following graduation from Dental School. He was an Associate for one year and became a Partner with Mayflower Dental. He is currently practicing at Mayflower Dental Group’s newest location, Riverside Dental in Sydney River, NS.

    Crowns, bridges, veneers and implant restorations are very rewarding for him. He has a great report with his patients and creating healthy smiles is his number one priority.

    Outside of the office, Dr. MacDonald enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He enjoys traveling and is an avid golfer and hockey player.

  • Dr. Mitchell Hanna

    General Dentist

    Bio coming soon.

  • Dr. Thayne Bezanson

    General Dentist

    Dr. Thayne Bezanson is originally from Cole Harbour, NS. He completed his BSc in Biology, graduating from Dalhousie in 2008. He then completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery, graduating from Dalhousie in 2014. Upon graduating, Dr. Bezanson relocated to Newfoundland where he practiced in Grand Falls for 3 years. He has extensive immediate family from Cape Breton and spent many summers growing up in Sydney. He is happy to be home.

    Dr. Bezanson is interested in all areas of dentistry, including implants, crowns, root canals as well as emergency care.

    Outside of the office, Dr. Bezanson enjoys sports (especially hockey), traveling and hiking. He and his lovely bride Jessica were recently married on the Isle of Skye in Scotland.

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Visit Us at Riverside Dental in Sydney River

1290 Kings Rd Sydney River NS B1S 1E2 CA

Our Services

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New Patients

New to Riverside Dental? Here's what you need to know.

Book an appointment today with Riverside Dental.

We're open from 8am to 8pm Monday-Friday.

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(902) 562-9876