I’m dedicated to helping you achieve excellent oral health and an attractive smile in a comfortable and convenient way. That’s because I believe your comfort and convenience lead to better oral health, which strongly contribute to your overall well-being. I also believe that it’s important to take the time to listen so that I can best help you maintain a healthy and attractive mouth for a lifetime. My training, my staff and my philosophy towards patient care are all dedicated to these beliefs. Below, you’ll find a summary of my training and experience, and a little about me as a person. I’d like to help you whenever you are ready.
Degrees, Certifications & Awards
Specialist Certificate in Dental Anaesthesiology, RCDSO – one of fewer than 40 doctors in Canada
Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Toronto, 1980 with honours in restorative dentistry (crowns and fillings), fixed prosthodontics (crowns and bridges), orthodontics and paediatric dentistry.
Anaesthesia Degree - University of Toronto and Hospital For Sick Children, 1984
Diplomat of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
Fellowship status with the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, 1987
Gold Medal for Anaesthesia, University of Toronto
Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Paediatric Advanced Life Support certified and current
Academy of Operative Dentistry Award, University of Toronto
Post Graduate Dental Internship, Toronto General Hospital,1981.
Certificate in Implant Dentistry, Surgical Phase Tuft’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1992
Invited Fellow of the Pierre Fuchard Academy
Invited first Canadian general dentist trained in Nobel implant prosthetics, 1981
Invited first Canadian general dentist trained in Nobel implant surgery 1982
Teaching and Research
My teaching commitment involves one full day each week at the University of Toronto with both Anaestheisa graduate and Paediatric dentistry graduate students.
Department of Anaesthesia, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
Department of Paedodontics , Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
The Toronto General Hospital, Department of Dentistry 1981-2003
Ontario Dental Association Journal editor for anaesthesia and patient management
Instructor, University of Toronto Post Graduate Course in Cosmetic Dentistry
Author of several professional journal articles
Ontario Dental Association
American Dental Association
Ontario Dental Society of Anaesthesia - past executive
Canadian Society of Dental Anaesthesia
American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Academy of General Dentistry
Toronto Crown and Bridge Study Club
Canadian Academy for Esthetic Dentistry – invited founding member
Outside the Office
My wife Joan is a Registered Nurse and Dental Hygienist. We enjoy skiing, travel and cottage life with our children Kaitlin, Alyssa and Ryan. I also love flying as a private pilot with night and float ratings.