Dr. Jenn welcomes you to Leaside Dentistry! Dr. Hittner obtained her Bachelors of Science with High Distinction from the University of Toronto. Following this, she continued at the University of Toronto to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Hittner graduated at the top of her dental school class. She received numerous awards throughout her dental school years, including the Dean’s Gold Medal, awarded for outstanding performance. Additional awards include multiple awards for highest academic achievement, as well as awards in oral diagnosis, clinical restorative dentistry, preventive dentistry, and comprehensive patient care. Upon graduation, Dr. Hittner was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honour Dental Society.
Since graduation, Dr. Hittner has attended numerous continuing education courses. She completed the Gordon Christensen Mentorship Program, a 2-year comprehensive lecture series at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry. She regularly attends lectures and study clubs to discuss interesting and advanced dental techniques. Dr. Hittner is a member of the Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.
Dr. Hittner enjoys all aspects of dentistry, but particularly the friendships that can develop with patients through long-standing, trusting dental care. It has been a pleasure to become a part of the Leaside community. Outside of the office, she enjoys being active, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Hittner lives in the neighbourhood with her husband, Bradley, and her son.
Honours & Awards
Dean’s Gold Medal for outstanding performance
Alpha Omega Fraternity Prize for the highest overall Academic achievement
Willa Wen-Lan Liu Chou Award for highest overall achievement in the 3rd and 4th year
Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society membership
Hugh Alexander Hoskin Scholarship for most outstanding student in Oral Diagnosis
Zindart Award for most outstanding student in Comprehensive Care Program
Dr. Edward G. Sonley Book Award for most outstanding student
in Clinical Restorative Dentistry
Alpha Omega Foundation Dr. John A. Sherman Prize
Dr. John A. Sherman Memorial Award for most outstanding student in 3rd year
Dr. Howard Rocket Preventive Scholarship
Wallace Seccombe Memorial Scholarship