Dr. William Wieler

Dr. Wieler began practicing orthodontics in Brazil where he was born and raised.  He finished dental school in 1999 and obtained his MSc in Orthodontics shortly after in 2002.  Following 15 years of practice Brazil Dr. Wieler moved to Winnipeg in 2016.  He attended the University of Alberta where he was accepted in the bridging program (2017-2018), where he helped with the undergrad program in Orthodontics.  Dr. Wieler passed the Royal College of Dentistry of Canada Board in Canada and became a Fellow of the RCD(C) and Certified Specialist in Orthodontics.  His career path led him back to Winnipeg were present day he works alongside good friend Dr. Bruce McFarlane at Village Orthodontics and lends his time to being a part-time instructor teaching 3rd and 4th year dental school students at the University of Manitoba.



Dr. Bruce McFarlane

Dr. McFarlane graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 1984 from the University of Manitoba. He then practiced as a general dentist for six years in Brandon, Manitoba before returning to the University of Western Ontario where he graduated in 1992 as a Specialist in Orthodontics.

He then returned to Manitoba and established an orthodontic practice in the Medical Arts Building in Winnipeg, and a second office in Kenora, Ontario. In 2005, Dr. McFarlane built his present office on Taylor Avenue in Winnipeg, rebranding it as “Festival Orthodontics,” and then again in 2013 as a member of the Village Orthodontic Group.

Dr. Bruce is also engaged in the dental educational community. He has acted as the Chairman of the Manitoba Dental Association’s Specialist’s Committee, an Assistant Professor of Graduate Orthodontics at the University of Manitoba. He is a key opinion leader, speaker and mentor for: Henry Schein Orthodontics, Propel Orthodontics, Invisalign, and ICANDO Orthodontics.

Presentation Outline for CE October 3, 2020

  • How does a modern Orthodontic office setup look like?
  • Why is team work fundamental in Orthodontics?
  • What ate the modalities for an Orthodontic team?
  • What is the role of an RDA in the Orthodontic office?
  • The profile of a successful RDA in the Orthodontic office
  • Q & A to follow after Dr. Wieler's and Dr. McFarlane's presentation