Dr. Lowell Tupman is a native of Ontario’s Niagara Region. Being raised in Niagara-on-the-Lake, he has always been heavily involved in a variety of sports and especially with Triple A hockey, where he played with the Niagara Falls Minor Thunder Association.
High School and University
After completing high school in the Niagara region, Lowell attended Brock University, where he graduated after three years with a Bachelor of Science degree and landed a spot on the dean’s honours list. Directly following graduation, Lowell was accepted into the University of Toronto’s dentistry program. Dr. Tupman graduated from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry program with the Joseph Harker Johnson award for excellence in oral surgery and anesthesia, as well as certification in nitrous oxide sedation.
Dentist with the CAF
Signing on as a dentist with the Canadian Armed Forces, Captain Tupman served four years based at the 4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa (Petawawa, Ontario). During his time in the military, Lowell cared for the men and women of the armed forces by day, and worked in private practice two nights per week, providing care for the area’s non-military population.
Following completion of his military duties in June of 2009, Dr. Tupman returned to the Niagara region, where he and his wife, Joy, and their daughter, Leela, happily reside (and plan to stay).
Training and Experience
Dr. Tupman is trained in all aspects of general dentistry, including cosmetics, crowns and bridges, dentures, root canals, as well as tooth extractions. He is also trained in surgical dental implant placements, bone grafting, periodontal regenerative procedures, and impacted wisdom tooth removal. This training allows him to serve a broad spectrum of treatment for his patients.
Dr. Tupman has a keen interest in the field of dentistry, and maintains memberships in the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), the Niagara Peninsula Dental Association (NPDA), the Hamilton Dental Academy (HAD), and the International Congress of Implantologists (ICOI). For his own enjoyment and the benefits it brings to his patients, Dr. Tupman actively pursues continuing education opportunities. Outside the clinic, Lowell gives lectures on radiation safety, and vital pulp therapy, and has attended a wide range of lectures, covering issues such as ethics, temporomandibular (jaw) disorders, management of soft tissue wounds, and comprehensive treatment planning.