Dr. Marian Rizk
Dr. Marian Rizk is the owner of The Dental Smile Centre. She graduated from University of Toronto, faculty of dentistry in 2000 with honors and has extensive experience in cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Rizk is also a certified Invisalign dentist. She has treated thousands of patients and children and practices all aspects of dentistry.
Dr. Rizk is a member of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), and is a part-time clinical instructor at the faculty of dentistry University of Toronto. She also values the importance of continuing education and attends numerous clinical courses in order to provide the best patient care.
Dr. Peter Bellingham; DMD, MSc Endodontist, FRCD(c) (Specialist)
Dr. Peter Bellingham is a certified dental specialist in root canal therapy. Dr. Bellingham graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Queen’s University, and received his D.M.D. from Harvard University. He then attended the post-graduate endodontic program at the University of Maryland. During this three year residency, Dr. Bellingham gained extensive training in non-surgical and surgical root canal therapy, and received a Master of Science degree for clinical research comparing the effectiveness of root canal disinfecting techniques. Dr. Bellingham is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and serves as a clinical instructor in endodontics at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. During Dr. Bellingham’s personal time, he looks forward to relaxing at the cottage and enjoying the outdoors.
Dr. Abraam Dawod
Dr. Abraam Dawod is a graduate of Ain Shams University Faculty of Dentistry in Cairo, Egypt (2002), and the University of Western Ontario’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is an active member of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), and the Academy of General Dentists. Dr. Dawod likes all aspects of dentistry and takes a particular interest in ensuring that his patients have a pleasant and relaxing dental experience. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, drawing, and reading.
Dr. Brian kumer
Dr. Brian Kumer graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in 1984. Throughout his years of general practice he has developed an interest in Oral Surgery with a focus on extraction of Wisdom teeth and implant placement. Dr. Kumer has spent many hours in continuing education to achieve excellence in his skills so he can offer patients a wide range of treatment options.
Dr. Babak Shokati; DDS, MSc, MSc Prosthodontist, FRCD(c)(Specialist)
Dr. Babak Shokati is a Canadian board certified specialist in Prosthodontics. He received his dental degree in 1998 and practiced general dentistry for several years before pursuing post-graduate education in Dental Biomaterials and Prosthodontics. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Dental Biomaterials from the University of Toronto in 2007. He received his Masters Degree in Prosthodontics from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. Immediately after graduation from the Prosthodontics specialty program, he served as a Prosthodontic instructor in the undergraduate clinic at the Faculty of Dentistry. Dr. Shokati currently holds a position as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto.; he is the coordinator of the Dental Biomaterials and Prosthodontics courses. He has multiple publications. Dr. Shokati is a Fellow of the Royal College of the Dentists of Canada (FRCDC) and a member of the Royal College of the Dental Surgeons of Ontario. As a Prosthodontist (Crown and Bridge specialist) he offers a wide variety of specialty services including the placement of Implants, Implant prosthetics and comprehensive full mouth reconstruction. We are very proud that Dr. Shokati has joined our team.
Dr. Stephen Ing; BSc (Hons), DDS, MSc, Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, Certified Specialist in Dental Anaesthesia(Specialist)
Dr. Stephen Ing graduated with a DDS from the University of Toronto in 1999. In 2008, he completed a three year postgraduate training in dental anesthesia at the University of Toronto — an intensive program that provides focused training in sedation and general anesthesia for dental treatment. Dr. Ing will suggest sedations of varying levels including deep I.V. sedation or general anaesthesia to allow our Doctors to provide a wide range of treatment from general restorative dentistry, root canal therapy, oral surgery and implant surgery to complex full mouth reconstruction. He is particularly skilled at putting anxious patients at ease about their dental treatment to ensure that they are comfortable throughout.
Maryam – Office Manager
Maryam brings over 18 years experience in all aspects of dentistry. She has been part of our team since 2008. As our office manager she will look after all your financial and client care needs
Nadia – Treatment Coordinator
Nadia is the one to talk to when scheduling your appointments for treatments. She has been with our office for many years. You will probably be greeted by her as soon as you walk through the door and she may offer you a cup of tea or coffee.
Keitha – Hygienist
Keitha joined our office in 2005. She’s the mother of two hockey players and brings years of experience to our office. Keitha’s patients love her gentle touch.
Frances – Hygienist
Frances is one of our senior hygienists that has been with our office for many years. Frances is known to most of our long standing patients and brings years of experience to our office. Frances continues to keep on top of new technology and techniques.
Ramy – Hygienist
Ramy has been with our office for many years now. Ramy is well known for providing a very gentle yet thorough cleaning. He has been a great addition to our growing office.
Sonja – Certified Dental Assistant II
Sonja is the main assistant for Dr. Rizk and is the senior dental assistant of the office. Sonja is known to many children patients who come to the office for her comfort while they are getting their treatment done. Having been raised by a father who was originally a dentist and had owned his own dental laboratory, Sonja is multi-talented. She will be probably making your whitening trays or mouth guards.