About us

About our Dental Office in Barrhaven

At Robinson Dental in Barrhaven, we strive to build long-lasting relationships with our patients, delivering the best dental care possible to all our clients. Our trustworthy and compassionate staff helps you make informed decisions about your oral health and treatments so that you can celebrate your smile.

We provide personalized oral health care tailored to your unique dental needs. Most importantly, we never forget the person behind the smile and will listen to you, learning who you are and what you desire from our dental solutions. The better we understand your desires, the better we’re able to tailor your treatment to ensure the results you want in a timely and comfortable manner. In addition to the all-important dental checkup, we offer comprehensive general and preventative dentistry services to prevent dental problems and maintain a bright and healthy smile. Walk into our dental office today.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. James H. Robinson, B.SC.H., D.D.S.

Dr. James Robinson has been practicing dentistry full time since 2001. He earned his Bachelor of Science Honours Degree with a major in Life Sciences from Queens University in 1997. Dr. Robinson then went on to graduate Cum Laude from the Doctor of Dental Surgery program at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2001.

Dr. Derek Robinson, D.D.S.

Dr. Derek Robinson has been practicing dentistry full time since 1970. He graduated from the Doctor of Dental Surgery program at the University of Toronto in 1970. He then opened his original dental practice in 1971 in downtown Ottawa. In 1989, Dr. Robinson opened a second office located in Barrhaven. In 2001, Dr. Derek Robinson’s son joined him in practice at the current sole location in Barrhaven. Shortly after, Dr. Jill Frevola-Robinson, the wife of Dr. James Robinson joined the practice as well.

Dr. Jill Frevola-Robinson, B.SC, D.D.S.

Dr. Jill Frevola-Robinson has been practicing dentistry since 2001. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Biology from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1997. She then continued on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2001, graduating Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Frevola-Robinson started practicing dentistry in Ottawa in 2001, joining our Barrhaven practice in 2002.

Dr. Elizabeth Chisholm

Dr. Elizabeth Chisholm studied Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences at the University of Western Ontario before receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery with honours from the University of Toronto.  During her studies, Dr. Chisholm earned 13 awards highlighting her academic achievement and community contributions. Dr. Chisholm grew up on Lake Simcoe and moved with her husband to Ottawa in the summer of 2022.


Beyond Dentistry

Dr. James & Dr. Jill Robinson

When not in the dental office, Dr. James and Dr. Jill love spending time with their 3 kids and stay busy with their hectic schedules. They keep active as a family, enjoying various outdoor activities and particularly enjoy skiing and travelling together.

Dr. Derek Robinson

Dr. Derek enjoys spending time with his 8 grandchildren and getting to the cottage as often as possible. In his downtime, he enjoys doing all sorts of puzzles and working with his hands.


Dr. Elizabeth Chisholm

Dr. Chisholm is passionate about providing an exceptional dental experience, partnered with the highest quality dental care for her patients. Her core values are kindness, integrity, and excellence, and she treats her patients as she herself would want to be treated – with compassion and accountability. Dr. Chisholm enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is dedicated to lifelong learning. Among other topics, she has pursued continuing education courses in endodontics, pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, and dental implantology.
Dr. Chisholm enjoys treating patients of all ages and from all walks of life. While she loves every aspect of dentistry, Dr. Chisholm has special interests in oral surgery as well as restorative and aesthetic dentistry.  She believes in the importance of educating her patients about the importance of oral health and its relationship to overall health and wellbeing. She considers her patients‘ happiness and gratitude to be the most rewarding aspect of her job. 
When not in the office, she can be found enjoying the outdoors hiking, biking, and walking with and training her puppy, Blue. She is also an avid reader and loves to cook and bake.

Reliable Dental Care and Treament

From general dentistry to emergency dental care, fillings to cosmetic dental procedures, our trained doctors can diagnose and help alleviate your dental concerns.