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

           Professional Affiliations

  • 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.