Our team of professionals at Country Dental is proud to serve you. We are always courteous, professional, and will ensure that your visit is comfortable and friendly. With extensive years of experience and customer satisfaction, our team guarantees you will leave with a smile.

Locations

Fergus Dental Clinic

Our Team

Dr. Anoushe Sekhavat

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Anoushe specializes in creating positive, anxiety free, dental experiences for children of all ages and abilities (including special needs). Her love and passion for dentistry shines through her caring chair side manner and unrelenting attention to detail putting both patient’s and parent’s minds at ease.

Dr. Anoushe holds a Master of Science from the University of Manitoba and a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from New York University with honours. She completed a 3-year residency program in pediatric dentistry from the University of Toronto including intensive hospital rotations.  As a children’s dentist, Dr. Anoushe also has been trained in all aspects of dentistry including treatment with sedation.

Outside the office, you may find Dr. Anoushe singing and reading books, skiing, running, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Linda Vuong

Denturist

Linda completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto, receiving an Honours Bachelor of Science degree (Hon.B.Sc.) in Human Biology. She then continued her education in Denturism and is now a licensed Denturist of Ontario.

Linda loves to help patients improve their smiles. Her greatest joy comes from seeing the new confident, genuine smiles on her patients’ faces. Linda believes in working with patients to create custom dentures, crafted to their personal specifications. She delivers patient care with a high level of compassion and respect to all.

In her spare time, Linda enjoys traveling, baking, and spending time with her family.

Dr. Kulwinder Deol

Dentist

Dr. Deol is passionate about providing optimal care and comfort to her patients. She provides her patients with the latest treatment options to create optimum dental health and beauty. She enjoys all facets of dental practice, including cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Deol is known to be very gentle and brings the most innovative and effective treatments to her valued patients.

Dr. Deol graduated magna cum laude from State University of New York at Buffalo in 2013.  She continues to upgrade her skills through various courses and programs to ensure that her patients receive the best and most current dental treatment.

When not at work, Dr. Deol loves spending quality time with family and enjoys traveling.

Joy Darroch

Dental Administrator and Marketing Specialist

Joy comes to Country dental with a background in medical office administration; including general practitioners and various specialties. With her friendly and energetic disposition, she brings “joy” to our office. She has a creative mind and is always looking for projects to sponsor in the local community.

Outside the office, she enjoys live music, hikes and spending time with friends and family. “Life is short, SMILE while you still have teeth!”

Leycee Anderson

Registered Dental Hygienist

Leycee has a gentle touch and truly cares about keeping patients comfortable throughout their visit. A graduate of Georgian College, her true passion is helping improve the overall oral health of her patients through thorough dental hygiene interventions.

In her spare time, Leycee likes spending time with her friends and family, going on hikes, and traveling.

Brittany Shell

Certified Dental Assistant and Administrator

Brittany brings her bright, fun personality to our front desk. Brittany is very knowledgeable and organized in ensuring patients have the best dental visit possible. She goes above and beyond to make sure patients are comfortable and happy upon arriving and leaving the office.  Brittany graduated her dental assisting program with honours and has been in the dental field since 2011.

When Brittany is not at work she enjoys spending time outdoors with her Family. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today”

Jessica Lyle

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jessica loves working with people of all ages and is driven to make everyone feel comfortable, relaxed and informed about their health. Her passion for oral hygiene makes her an exceptional educator and clinician. She strives to provide the best cleaning experience and is eager to motivate her patients.

Jessica is a graduate of St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario. Her favourite part of her career is knowing that she can give people confidence to keep smiling!

In her time away from the office Jessica is busy planning her next travel destination and spending lots of time with her family, friends and pets. She enjoys trying new foods from different cultures and sometimes attempts to cook 🙂

Alyssa Buchanan

Dental Administration and Sterilization

Alyssa is a well kept organized person, she ensures the tools and instruments are safely cleaned and sanitized for use on the patients. Her organization skills help with keeping the back area neat and tidy to help out the assistants and hygienist, making their job less stressful.

With her passion and love for science and math Alyssa is continuing to build her career in the health field.

Natasha Hamilton

Certified Dental Assistant Level II

Natasha enjoys the combination of working so closely with patients, and the incredible opportunity to learn and grow with our general dentists, pediatric dentist, orthodontist and all the specialties we offer  at Country Dental. Natasha graduated Dental Assisting from Medix in 2010.

In her spare time Natasha enjoys spending time with her son, spending time outdoors and strives to live a clean healthy organic lifestyle.

Elysia McEwan

Certified Dental Assistant Level II

Elysia brings strong experience and a positive attitude to our office. She is always happy to help and lend a hand when needed. She graduated from Durham Collage Dental Assisting program in 2010.

In her spare time she enjoys riding her motorcycle, spending time with family and friends, going to the cottage and playing sports!

Cambridge Dental Clinic

Our Team

Dr. Annie Wang

Dentist

We are delighted to introduce Dr. Annie Wang to our Cambridge dental clinic! Dr. Wang is incredibly bubbly, energetic and has the most contagious smile! Her bedside manner, patience and understanding are sure to make every patient feel at ease!

Dr. Wang provides cosmetic and restorative dentistry services including root canal treatments. Dr. Wang also offers nitrous oxide for patients with dental anxiety or a low pain threshold. Dr. Wang graduated from The University of Toronto with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and is excited to return to her hometown of Kitchener Waterloo Cambridge!

In her leisure time, Dr. Wang enjoys meeting new faces on the dance floor. Waltz, Jive, and Cha Cha are her favourite dance styles.

Dr. Nayan Modi

Dentist

Dr. Modi completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Waterloo, receiving an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology. He continued to pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a dentist in Hungary, where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (D.M.D.) from the University of Debrecen.

Family comes first for Dr. Modi and as such, he stayed close to home where his passion and skill for the dental profession continues to grow. Born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario, he is proud to be serving his hometown’s close neighbour, where he is always excited to meet new patients. His gentleness, and sense of humour make you feel right at home, where you are welcomed into his hospitality and care. During the course of his studies, Dr. Modi participated in various community outreach activities. He has voluntarily supported dentists in India, Hungary, Ecuador, and Costa Rica. He has connected with hundreds of patients in-need, providing dental care, while also educating participants on oral health.

Outside of the office, Dr. Modi enjoys comedic movies, hiking, trying new cuisines, and traveling with his wife.

Linda Vuong

Denturist

Linda completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto, receiving an Honours Bachelor of Science degree (Hon.B.Sc.) in Human Biology. She then continued her education in Denturism and is now a licensed Denturist of Ontario.

Linda loves to help patients improve their smiles. Her greatest joy comes from seeing the new confident, genuine smiles on her patients’ faces. Linda believes in working with patients to create custom dentures, crafted to their personal specifications. She delivers patient care with a high level of compassion and respect to all.

In her spare time, Linda enjoys traveling, baking, and spending time with her family.

Mona Budwal

Registerd Dental Hygienist

Mona is a people-person who is always happy, energetic and eager to meet new faces. Her love for children, along with her approachable and playful personality bonds very well with toddlers and young people allowing them to enjoy their best Cambridge dental experience.

Mona is skilled in treating patients with special needs and medical conditions, and can provide a wide range of dental hygiene services including teeth whitening, custom dental mouth guards, gentle teeth cleaning, and polishing, including treating patients with periodontal disease. She is recognized for her great chair side manner and ability to make patients of all ages feel comfortable throughout their appointment.

Mona is an active member of the Cambridge community; involved with the Boys & Girls club organizations, Community Charity Kiosks, and a team member at Guest Services in the Cambridge Centre serving the Kitchener Waterloo Cambridge area.

Mona graduated with Honours from the University of Western Ontario and trained in Advanced Dental Hygiene at Fanshawe College, and she 
is a member of the Ontario and Canadian Dental Hygienists Associations.

Outside of the office, her hobbies include reading, music, health & fitness with excellent knowledge in nutritional counselling and living an active lifestyle.

Diane Thomas

Registered Dental Hygienist

Diane’s dream to be a dental hygienist started when she was in elementary school, and her passion for dental hygiene has continued to grow since then. She completed cooperative education while in high school and then worked in a local dental office, where she received further encouragement to pursue her career in the dental field.

Diane graduated with honours from the Dental Assisting Level I and II program at Fanshawe College in 2007, and attained her NDAEB and HARP certification. She also graduated with honours from the Dental Hygiene Program at Fanshawe College in 2011, and became registered with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. She is a member of the Canadian Dental Hygienist’s Association (CDHA), and is also trained in First Aid and CPR through Red Cross.

Through her years of experience in the dental field, she has had the opportunity to work in multiple areas of the dental office, including the laboratory, chair-side dental assisting, and administration. Diane has made countless custom sports guards, night guards and whitening trays. She has worked with dental professionals during routine dental filling procedures, orthodontic procedures, including taking orthodontic records, and oral surgery with conscious sedation. Diane is able to use all this knowledge to help you receive the best possible dental care.

Her true passion remains to work with patients to improve and maintain their oral health through dental hygiene. Diane has experience with periodontal laser treatments and laser therapy to speed the healing of cold sores and canker sores. Diane enjoys working as a team to make each patient’s visit relaxing and comfortable. She is dedicated to providing quality care that is both personalized and meets the highest standards of dental practice.

Diane grew up in Cambridge, Ontario and continues to live here with her husband, where they hope to one day raise a family of their own. In Diane’s spare time, she enjoys dancing, swimming, and spending time at the cottage with family and friends.

Donna Milanetti

Office Manager

Donna is our patient experience champion providing a valuable service for our patients and our Cambridge dentists! Donna makes it her priority to establish a personal relationship with every patient moving towards her goal of exceptional care and 100% satisfaction. Donna is approachable, caring and always willing to help. She loves to take the time to answer any dental questions and fully explain dental treatment plans to our patients.

With over 20 years of experience in the dental industry, Donna began her career as a chair side assistant. She has since managed pediatric, specialist and busy general dental offices. Her enthusiasm and positive attitude shine through as she plans fun events for our patients and the Cambridge community.

When Donna is not at the office you may find her seated on the back of her husband’s Goldwing motorcycle on a quiet tour. She also enjoys sports, crafts and reading.

Samantha Lacroix

Orthodontic Coordinator

Sam brings strong dental and orthodontic experience to our team together with professional enthusiasm. Her previous roles include treatment coordinator, orthodontic assistant and dental office administrator. Sam is committed to our “patient first” philosophy, making the extra effort to make each patient feel special.

Outside of the office, Sam is an accomplished dancer. She attended the University of Buffalo, NY and Los Angeles, California on a dance scholarship. She is also a huge hockey fan and loves hanging out with her two gorgeous children!

Call Sam today and ask her about our 7-day a week orthodontic program including clear Invisalign braces and affordable 0% interest payment plans.

Lucie Horky

Accounts Manager

Lucie has been in the dental field for over 11 years working both as a dental assistant and receptionist. Born in the Czech Republic and moving to Canada at the age of 5, she is thrilled to now call Cambridge Ontario her home.

Lucie has a wonderful personality and an ear-to-ear smile that is incredibly contagious! She is passionate about dentistry and especially wants to make sure that every dental patient has the best, most comfortable experience when they come in.

In her spare time, Lucie enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors. She is extremely excited to be a part of the Country Dental team and we are delighted to bring her on board!

Dr. Ryan Schure

Periodontist

Dr. Ryan S. Schure earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto. Dr. Schure completed his Master of Science degree with advanced training in periodontology and implant surgery at the University of Toronto. His research on the relationships between cardiovascular diseases and periodontal diseases has been published and presented at international meetings.

Dr. Schure continues to maintain strong affiliation to the University of Toronto as an Associate in Dentistry, where he contributes to the clinical and didactic training of undergraduate dental students. He is also involved as a lecturer with the continuing education department and as a member of the undergraduate admissions committee.

Dr. Schure lives in Toronto with his wife, Hila. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, golfing, and scuba diving. He is also an avid swimmer and is involved in the training of lifeguards as an examiner with the Lifesaving Society of Ontario.

Dr. Matt Kurrek

Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto

Dr. Kurrek (a native of Berlin, Germany), completed his anesthesia training at Harvard University in Boston before moving to Toronto, where he has been on the teaching faculty at the University of Toronto since 1994. Dr. Kurrek also provides clinical anesthesia services for children and adults in the community hospital setting, including the Scarborough Grace Hospital.

Dr. Kurrek is fluent in English, French, and German. He is married and has three children. He enjoys spending time with his family.

Note: This information is provided solely for Canadians residing in the province of Ontario.

Dr. Saffar

Dentist

Dr. Saffar graduated with honors from the University of Toronto faculty of dentistry and has been a dentist since 2002. While studying Dr. Saffar won several awards including the prestigious George Hare Endodontic Study Club scholarship and John Earl Moser memorial prize.

Dr Saffar’s practice is focused on providing comprehensive care for patients through establishing a rapport with them. He enjoys performing all aspects of dentistry with an emphasis on each patient’s individual circumstances. He has received extensive training in sedating anxious patients.

Dr. Saffar is a firm believer in the healthy mouth as part of a healthy body. He has completed an MSc degree at the University of Manitoba in immunology where he published several papers looking into the regulation of immunity. The human immune system constantly samples contents of a person’s mouth. Such interactions with the mouth environment have important consequences for the entire body.

Dr. Saffar is a movie enthusiast and likes trying new sports with a fun-oriented approach. He is an avid skier and regularly follows the NBA.

Toronto Dental Clinic

Our Team

Dr. Dovrat Puterman

Dentist

Dr. Puterman is a Toronto dentist that specializes in smiles.  Her patients (some of them, anyway) actually look forward to their appointments! She has a passion for creating Smile Makeovers, with experience placing and restoring implants, crowns and veneers, and offering treatment under sedation. While her practice interest is in cosmetic dentistry, she truly believes that the smile, being a highly dynamic part of a person’s face, is the most important facial feature, and she strives to help everyone of her patients love their smiles!

Dr. Puterman graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in 2008 and is delighted to call Country Dental in Toronto her home, and she is here to stay!

Outside of the office, she enjoys running, dancing and chocolate (but mostly chocolate)!

Aylin Cetin

Office Manager

Aylin brings over five years of exceptional patient centered care to Country Dental Toronto. Together with her associates, she is genuinely passionate in delivering the best dental experience possible.

As office manager, Aylin’s first priority is you. The moment you walk into the Country Dental office, you are not only a patient, but are now a welcome member of our dental family. Aylin’s background as a dental assistant and treatment coordinator offers an unique opportunity for her to gently walk you through the full dental care process.  She is dedicated to ensuring your complete dental wellness, including finding solutions that are cosmetically sound and financially affordable. Along with all members of her team, Aylin’s greatest satisfaction occurs when her patients become excited about their new and improved smile.

Aylin can usually be found exploring the city and its diversity of interesting neighbourhoods, fulfilling her passion for the arts, music, and culture – often on her Vespa!

Dr. Ron Goodlin

Dentist

If you are looking for a smile makeover, this is the dentist for you!

Dr. Goodlin is the former president of the Canadian Cosmetic Dentistry Association and highly regarded in the field. Not to mention he has a great sense of humour and will make your appointment go by in a breeze!

Dr. Ian Chang

Dentist

“Life is too short – find love in all things that interest you.”

Dr. Chang is passionate about cosmetic and restorative dentistry.  Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Dr. Chang earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Saskatchewan. Feeling that there was more to learn, he completed further training at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital General Practice Residency program. While there, his experience with craniofacial trauma, oral cancer, and medical emergencies became an asset in providing the best dental care to the medically complex population.

As well, Dr. Chang spends part of his week lecturing and supervising in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto on the subject of prosthodontics. Nothing makes him happier than giving back time and knowledge to prepare our next generation of dentists.

When not treating patients, look for Dr. Chang on the catwalk! He has been a print and runway model since 2010. He has appeared in numerous fashion weeks and walked for names such as: Hugo Boss, John Varvatos, Ted Baker, and many others. His face has been published in malls and magazines across Canada.

In his “spare time”, Dr. Chang is a professional photographer, with a focus on fashion, beauty, and headshot photography. He has shot weddings from all across the country. Like dentistry, he feels that making photographs can yield beautiful results as long as you have three things: creativity, knowledge, and patience.

Other interesting things Dr. Chang would love you to ask about include: 20+ years in piano and violin, his baritone choral experience, Art Gallery of Ontario tours, weight lifting, and competitive eating!

Linda Vuong

Denturist

Linda completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto, receiving an Honours Bachelor of Science degree (Hon.B.Sc.) in Human Biology. She then continued her education in Denturism and is a licensed Denturist of Ontario.

Linda loves to help patients improve their smiles. Her greatest joy comes from seeing the new confident, genuine smiles on her patients’ faces. Linda believes in working with patients to create custom dentures, crafted to their personal specifications. She delivers patient care with a high level of compassion and respect to all.

In her spare time, Linda enjoys traveling, baking, and spending time with her family.

Dr. Ryan Schure

Periodontist

Dr. Ryan S. Schure earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto. Dr. Schure completed his Master of Science degree with advanced training in periodontology and implant surgery at the University of Toronto. His research on the relationships between cardiovascular diseases and periodontal diseases has been published and presented at international meetings.

Dr. Schure continues to maintain strong affiliation to the University of Toronto as an Associate in Dentistry, where he contributes to the clinical and didactic training of undergraduate dental students. He is also involved as a lecturer with the continuing education department and as a member of the undergraduate admissions committee.

Dr. Schure lives in Toronto with his wife, Hila. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, golfing, and scuba diving. He is also an avid swimmer and is involved in the training of lifeguards as an examiner with the Lifesaving Society of Ontario.

Emily

Lead Hygienist

Emily brings a warm and friendly smile while offering exceptional and comprehensive oral hygiene care to her patients; a dream she has had since a young age! After graduating high school, Emily attended the Canadian Academy of Dental Hygiene, where she graduated from in 2012.

As a core member of the Country Dental team, Emily has an innate ability to spread her gregarious and warm presence to others, while ensuring that her patients are receiving the utmost care. Whether greeting you upon your first visit, or a return patient in her chair, she is sure to make you feel welcome and cared for as a part of the County Dental family. In her spare time (which she notes there isn’t much of!) Emily is a prolific figure skater – with over 18 years of competitive experience – while also being dedicated to her fitness and healthy eating ways.

Our Locations

Visit one of our locations in Toronto, Cambridge, or Fergus today. Your dental health is very important to us! Book now for services ranging from orthodontics to general oral care.