Jass Powell


AAS in Dental Hygiene
Fortis College

Most people either loved going to the dentist as a kid—or absolutely hated it. Where did you fall? How come?

I absolutely hated the dentist growing up! Mainly because of the injections and sounds of the instruments.

What (or who) inspired you to get into dentistry? How so?

My family inspired me to get into dentistry. most of the adults in my family lost teen at a very young age, so it is very important for me to educate my family on maintaining their dental health.

What’s the most rewarding part of your job?

The most rewarding part of my job would be the amazing relationships I build with my patients.

What famous person (alive or dead) is your dream dental patient? Why?

Drake! I’m a huge fan. And I’m extremely curious to know what his dental health is as good as it looks.

What’s your dream toothpaste flavor?

Cookings ‘n Cream with EXTRA EXTRA Oreos!

What’s something your patients might be surprised to learn about you?

I’m a Yogi! I’ve been practicing yoga for 6 years!

How do you recharge after a long week? What’s your go-to activity for hitting the restart button?

After a long week, I love relaxing on the couch with my favorite bottle of wine, binge watching tv shows!

What dental stereotype are you most passionate about changing?

One of the biggest misconceptions about dentistry is that all dental procedures are always painful. I am very passionate about changing my patients minds about that.

What is the absolute coolest thing about the human mouth?

The human mouth produces 1 liter of saliva per day!

In another life, if you weren’t working in dentistry, what would you be doing?

I would be a professional traveler!

When I’m in the patient chair, I’m probably grooving to {blank} in my headphones.


What’s something that really, really, really makes you smile? Like, really?

My son! He’s the world's funniest 6 year old!