Dr. Abbass Fakih graduated from University of Toronto with Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S). Dr. Fakih is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO), the Ontario Dentist Association (ODA), and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Abbass has completed his implant residency at University of Toronto in addition to Misch prosthetics and surgical programs. He is Invisalign licenced, Lumineers certified, and holds certificates in oral surgery, periodontal surgery, and IV Sedation. After graduation, Dr. Abbass opened his own practices and has been providing patients with exceptional dental care.
Dr. Abbass is fluent in English and Arabic. A man of varied interests, he enjoys playing soccer, travelling, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Russell Rendely graduated from University of Toronto's Faculty of Dentistry in 1984. He has been practicing dentistry in Markham since then. Daily, Dr. Rendely enjoys seeing the results of his work, whether it is a simple recall check or an extensive reconstruction. He has been, for over thirty years, dedicated to providing thorough, comfortable, and empathetic care in a relaxed atmosphere.
Dr. Ian Erwood obtained an Honours Bachelor Degree of Science majoring in Biochemistry from the University of Toronto graduating on the Deans Honour Role. He then received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Erwood is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, York Region Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics, and obtained his Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral lmplantologists and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is current president of the Canadian Straight Wire Orthodontic Study Club and is past president of the Ontario Study Club of Osseointegration.
Dr. Erwood is a Preferred lnvisalign Provider and is qualified to administer l.V. Sedation. Dr. Erwood is a general dentist who presents dental lectures to dentists and their staff throughout North America to assist them in learning dental procedures and improving patient care.
Dr. Ian Erwood has been enhancing the smiles for his Unionville and surrounding area patients for over 25 years. When not practicing, Dr. Erwood enjoys playing tennis, skiing, kiteboarding and spending time with his wife and three children.
Marisa joined Unionville Gate Family Dentists in 2011 after graduating from the Dental Hygiene Program at The Canadian Academy of Dental Health and Community Sciences. Marisa enjoys getting to know her clients individually to provide high quality dental care in a comfortable and safe environment. She is dedicated to helping clients maintain good oral health and preventing dental disease as she considers the comfort and health of her clients as her first priority. Marisa's services include scaling and polishing teeth, applying cavity-prevention agents to the teeth such as fluoride and sealants, as well as providing clients with oral hygiene education.
Marisa continues to further her knowledge through yearly continuing education courses in order to provide clients with the utmost care. In her spare time, Marisa enjoys traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.
Graduating from the Canadian institute of Dental Hygiene in 2004, Vivian is a Registered Dental Hygienist in Ontario. She is in good standing with the College of Dental Hygiene of Ontario and has been a part of the Ontario Dental Hygienist Association for 10 years. She has been practicing and implementing dental hygiene at Unionville Gate Family Dentist for 10 years. She continues to actively increase her knowledge base by participating in continuing education courses throughout the year.
Her core competencies include assessing, planning and educating clients in their oral health with the objective of achieving good oral health habits.
As a dedicated wife and mother of two young boys, Vivian enjoys reading, painting, cooking, enjoying time at the cottage and spending lots of time with her family.
Shanaaz graduated as a registered dental hygienist from Cambrian College in 2001. She joined the team of Unionville Gate Family Dentists in 2004. She enjoys helping her clients achieve their optimum oral health and understand the importance of good oral care. Her attention to detail, caring, and gentle technique is appreciated by her clients. Shanaaz is a member of a Canadian Dental Hygienist Associations and she believes it is important to consistently increase her dental knowledge through continuing education
Shanaaz loves being a mum to her 3 1/2 year old son and spending quality time with her family and friends.