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Dr. Karthika Sarvendran

Principal Dentist

Dr. Sarvendran achieved her Doctor of Dentistry from the University of Oslo, Norway in 2007. She practiced in Oslo, and then England, before moving to Toronto in 2013.

Throughout her years of practice, she has increased her range of Dentistry to include, but not limited to, Implant Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Invisalign, Crown and Bridge, Pediatric Dentistry and Cosmetic Dentistry.

Her passion lies in ensuring that her patients comfort and well-being are first and foremost. Dr. Sarvendran belongs to RCDSO, ODA, York Region Dental Society and AGD.

Dr. Karthika Sarvendran

Principal Dentist

Dr. Karthika Sarvendran-min

Dr. Sarvendran achieved her Doctor of Dentistry from the University of Oslo, Norway in 2007. She practiced in Oslo, and then England, before moving to Toronto in 2013.

Throughout her years of practice, she has increased her range of Dentistry to include, but not limited to, Implant Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Invisalign, Crown and Bridge, Pediatric Dentistry and Cosmetic Dentistry.

Her passion lies in ensuring that her patients comfort and well-being are first and foremost. Dr. Sarvendran belongs to RCDSO, ODA, York Region Dental Society and AGD.

Dr. John (Jongwook) Kim

Dentist

Dr. John (Jongwook) Kim received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from The University of Toronto. He strives to further his pursuit of clinical knowledge and care through continuing education courses in all aspects of dentistry such as endodontics, cosmetic dentistry and oral surgery. He firmly believes in patient centered-care and empowerment in making treatment decisions that are in the patient’s best interest.

Dr. Kim continuously seeks to improve himself in fostering compassion and empathy for others while upholding integrity. Dr. Kim has volunteered on mission trips to orphanages in Haiti and Cameroon, and dental mission trips to a community in Jamaica where access to care was limited.

Dr. John (Jongwook) Kim

Dentist

Dr. John (Jongwook) Kim received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from The University of Toronto. He strives to further his pursuit of clinical knowledge and care through continuing education courses in all aspects of dentistry such as endodontics, cosmetic dentistry and oral surgery. He firmly believes in patient centered-care and empowerment in making treatment decisions that are in the patient’s best interest.

Dr. Kim continuously seeks to improve himself in fostering compassion and empathy for others while upholding integrity. Dr. Kim has volunteered on mission trips to orphanages in Haiti and Cameroon, and dental mission trips to a community in Jamaica where access to care was limited.

Julia Bullock

Dental Hygienist

Julia graduated from the dental hygiene program at Oxford College of Arts, Business and Technology in February 2020.

She enjoys educating and motivating patients to achieve optimum oral health. She listens to her patients and provides educational feedback to benefit each individual’s oral health.

Julia enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also likes to go for walks and create paintings in her spare time.

Julia Bullock

Dental Hygienist

Julia graduated from the dental hygiene program at Oxford College of Arts, Business and Technology in February 2020.

She enjoys educating and motivating patients to achieve optimum oral health. She listens to her patients and provides educational feedback to benefit each individual’s oral health.

Julia enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also likes to go for walks and create paintings in her spare time.

Twinkle Canonizado

Dental Hygienist

Twinkle graduated in 2010 as a Registered Hygienist in Oxford College and has been practicing for 13 years. She loves learning and striving to expand her role in DH by continuing her education. She is an active member of Alliance of Canadian Dental hygienists, CDHO and CDHA.

Twinkle is a mother of 2 young children and loves spending time with her family in her free time. She loves traveling, meeting new people and singing.

Twinkle Canonizado

Dental Hygienist

Twinkle graduated in 2010 as a Registered Hygienist in Oxford College and has been practicing for 13 years. She loves learning and striving to expand her role in DH by continuing her education. She is an active member of Alliance of Canadian Dental hygienists, CDHO and CDHA.

Twinkle is a mother of 2 young children and loves spending time with her family in her free time. She loves traveling, meeting new people and singing.

Sarah Terry

Dental Assistant

Sarah graduated from Durham College in 2002 where she received her Level 2 Certificate in Dental Assisting, and joined our team in 2011.

She loves interacting with patients of all ages, and strives to make their dental visit a great experience.

Having a daughter of her own, she enjoys helping pediatric patients feel at ease during their treatment. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, running, spending time outdoors, and making memories with family and friends.

Sarah Terry

Dental Assistant

Sarah graduated from Durham College in 2002 where she received her Level 2 Certificate in Dental Assisting, and joined our team in 2011.

She loves interacting with patients of all ages, and strives to make their dental visit a great experience.

Having a daughter of her own, she enjoys helping pediatric patients feel at ease during their treatment. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, running, spending time outdoors, and making memories with family and friends.

Pilabo Himmat

Dental Assistant

Pilabo graduated from CDI college as a level 2 dental assistant in 2006. She enjoys talking with her patients, getting to know them and putting them at ease. 

Pilabo also loves to cook, draw, and decorate her home in her spare time. She also enjoys spending time with her family. 

Pilabo Himmat

Dental Assistant

Pilabo graduated from CDI college as a level 2 dental assistant in 2006. She enjoys talking with her patients, getting to know them and putting them at ease. 

Pilabo also loves to cook, draw, and decorate her home in her spare time. She also enjoys spending time with her family.

Linda Vanderlinde

Dental Administration

Linda graduated from Durham College as a Certified Dental Assistant in 1984 but soon found herself enjoying the administrative side of dentistry.

She has been the receptionist at the office for 36 years now. In her spare time she loves to travel and spend time with her children and grandchildren.

Linda Vanderlinde

Dental Administration

Linda graduated from Durham College as a Certified Dental Assistant in 1984 but soon found herself enjoying the administrative side of dentistry.

She has been the receptionist at the office for 36 years now. In her spare time she loves to travel and spend time with her children and grandchildren.

Uzma Sheikh

Office Manager

Uzma finished her education from the University of Toronto and has been working in the dental sector. She became very passionate about dentistry from her very first dental job as a dental treatment coordinator and has been in the field for a few years now.

She has further study plans in this field and apart from studying she enjoys traveling, art and photography. Uzma believes that art and dentistry go hand in hand.

Uzma Sheikh

Office Manager

Uzma finished her education from the University of Toronto and has been working in the dental sector. She became very passionate about dentistry from her very first dental job as a dental treatment coordinator and has been in the field for a few years now. 

She has further study plans in this field and apart from studying she enjoys traveling, art and photography. Uzma believes that art and dentistry go hand in hand.

Rushiya Kuganesan

Dental Receptionist

Rushiya is currently a student at the Ontario Tech University where she is studying health sciences. She found an interest in dentistry through volunteer work and has been a dental receptionist since. 

In her spare time she enjoys going on hikes and exploring new cities.

Rushiya Kuganesan

Dental Receptionist

Rushiya is currently a student at the Ontario Tech University where she is studying health sciences. She found an interest in dentistry through volunteer work and has been a dental receptionist since. 

In her spare time she enjoys going on hikes and exploring new cities.

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