Dr. Jonah Singer grew up in Toronto and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Detroit Mercy in Michigan. It was through his training that Dr. Singer was able to provide care in a clinical and hospital setting to patients of all ages, focusing on medically complex cases. Dr. Singer enjoys practicing all aspects of general dentistry, whether it be restoring function, form, or aesthetics. He seeks to build lasting relationships with every patient he meets and believes in working with them to achieve a common goal. Dr. Singer is always trying to incorporate modern technology in dentistry to ensure his patients receive the best quality care. He is committed to life-long learning and is participating in yearly continuing education in his areas of interest such as oral surgery and prosthodontics. Dr. Singer is certified in Invisalign treatment and Nitrous Oxide sedation.
In his spare time he enjoys playing hockey and golf, as well as spending time with family and friends. Call or visit us online to book your consultation!
Dr. Mat Savoie completed his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at the University of Ottawa and went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at McGill University in 2016. Dr. Mat completed a one-year residency at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, New York which allowed him to gain invaluable skills and expertise in dental surgery, the treatment of medically complex patients, and managing of dental emergencies.
Dr. Mat continued his dental career in Saskatoon where his wife Katherine completed medical training as a Pediatrician. During this time, Dr. Mat pursued his passions for continuing education by attending courses at the renowned KOIS institute. It is through this network of clinicians that Dr. Mat was referred to Regal Heights Dental. Dr. Mat’s vision and treatment philosophy along with Regal Heights’ dedication to patient care, treatment modalities, and personality were a perfect fit.
Dr. Mat’s extensive training in cosmetic and implant dentistry and focus on understanding the link between oral health and general well-being will provide you with a holistic treatment strategy tailored to your needs. In his spare time, Dr. Mat likes to play hockey, golf, cook and travel. Most important of all, Dr. Mat enjoys spending time with his wife, dog Pippa, and is thrilled to be welcoming his first child this summer.
Dr. Mat invites you to meet him at Regal Heights Dental; book your consult with Dr. Mat Savoie now by visiting https://rhdentalcentre.com/ or calling 416.665.1145
Meet Lisa Michaels. Lisa is the longest standing employee so far. She originally started working with Dr. Ira Schecter in 1984. Over the past 30+ years she has worked as both Receptionist and Office Manager. Lisa currently works part time as the Office Administrator. Lisa keeps things organized and ensures that our office always runs smoothly.
Meet Kira. Kira has been a part of our team for over 5 years now. Kira has worked both as a Dental Assistant and a Receptionist. She is now our Treatment Planning Coordinator. Kira has a vast knowledge about the dental field and has been trained in biological dentistry. Kira will walk any new patient through their treatment process and will answer any questions along the way. Since we individualize treatment for our patients, Kira will ensure that each patient is provided with the best possible care and course of action.
Lucina has been with our team for over 2 years. She is a valuable member of our team and is liked by all. She is always positive and makes our patients feel comfortable during their visit. She is very knowledgeable in the dental field and follows the practices of biological dentistry.
Meet Pam Stevens. Pam graduated from George Brown Dental Hygiene School and is an extremely experienced hygienist. Pam has been working with us for 30 years. She is one of our longest serving staff member and has been working with Dr. Ira Schecter since he opened his practice.
Pam is loyal and dedicated to her patients and is always up for good conversation, making you laugh in her chair (even if she is cleaning your mouth) and takes pride in her job.
Dr. Bertha Luk grew up in Toronto and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto, where she received a scholarship for outstanding academic achievement. As an undergraduate, she studied Biological and Medical Sciences at the University of Western Ontario, where she was consistently named on the Dean’s Honour List with High Distinction.
In practice, Dr. Luk focuses on building genuine relationships with her patients and transforming smiles. Easing dental anxieties and helping each adult or child feel comfortable in the chair is what her patients come back to her for. She takes her time to understand individual priorities, concerns, and constraints, making sure that her patients are actively involved in all decisions to achieve a desired outcome. Dr. Luk has advanced training in Invisalign, Veneers, Therapeutic Botox, and Implant restorations. She is also certified in Nitrous Oxide sedation and takes a special interest in Pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Stephen Wasserman BSc, DDS graduated from the University of Toronto. He’s been practicing since 1975 and has 42 years experience in the field to draw from. With years of practicing as a general practitioner, Stephen’s core values are centred around treating each individual patient’s dental health according to their own unique requirements. He has always had a passion for holistic wellness and natural dental care practices.
He believes that the key to overall wellness is to optimize the balance between oral and systemic health. Stephen loves to incorporate applied kinesiology into his practice. This is a painless, energy system test that aids in diagnosis of the mouth and entire body. He also is certified through the World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI) in laser dentistry.
In addition, Stephen has completed Postgraduate studies at the University of Buffalo Cosmetic Program, Millennium Aesthetic Institute, and the Canadian Institute for Cosmetic Dental Education (CICDE).
Stephen’s strong appreciation for integrative healing modalities include chiropractic, osteopathic, and naturopathic disciplines for health and preventative maintenance. He’s a keen advocate for a strong nutritional foundation for daily health and wellness.
Stephen personally follows what he advocates by starting each day with a superfood smoothie for optimal vitality and mental clarity. Stephen’s warm, friendly and welcoming presence emanates with each patient. He treats everyone with respect, kindness and the utmost care for their wellbeing. Outside of the clinic you can find Stephen enjoying time with his family oroutdoors on the golf course.
Dr. Ira Schecter has been placing dental implants for over 30 years. Ira will assess your needs and provide a comprehensive treatment plan, including financial options.
He will make sure you understand your unique implant procedure every step of the way. He prides himself on ensuring that your needs are met.
Ira has extensive experience with all implant situations, implant placement directly into fresh extraction sites, immediate temporization and, as well, the demands of full-mouth restorations. Our on-site dental laboratory provides our patients with an accurate and timely delivery of custom designed temporaries and completed cases.
It is our pleasure to serve you in the most up-to-date and efficient way possible. We look forward to serving you and your family and friends.
Ira treats your family as if they were his own. His extensive new patient examination coupled with his friendly treatment planning style keeps his patients smiling.
Our hygiene team provides the recall visits and periodontal therapy treatment necessary for maximum health benefits. We teach the techniques you need to know to maintain your oral health between visits.
Ira and his hygiene team know healthy gums are directly associated with overall good health.
With Wellness Based Dentistry™ clients are receiving dental care that preserves more than their teeth. With a strong belief that the mouth indicates the general well-being of the whole body, Dr. Dana Colson, along with her Associates, are bringing together leading-edge technology and natural medicine to give clients award-winning smiles that enhance their lives.
In her own words:
Having graduated from Dentistry in 1977 from the University of Toronto, I was fascinated with how the health of the body was reflected in the mouth.
My interest in dentistry stemmed from my fear of dentists. I chose the profession of dentistry because I was determined to overcome my fear of dentistry and help others. The more I learned about the art and science the more my fears diminished. I believe that our clients need to be provided with significant information about their mouth and the various options that are available to them so that we can co-diagnose and co-explore the different opportunities together. Today the technology allows us to create amazing results with minimally invasive dentistry.
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Taka is an Acupuncturist studied manual therapy, craniosacral therapy. His approach is holistic integrating Traditional Chinese Medicine and Osteopathic concepts into his treatment. He has been treating dental patients in this integrated approach ease TMJ disorder, chronic headaches, pre and post dental operative tensions. He is also Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner in North America educating patients how to move efficiently to easy their chronic pains ie Neuroplasticity to improve the quality of life.
TMJ tension / pain relief & rehabilitation
Preparation and tension release for Pre & post dental work
Tension headache, concussion, whiplash treatment
Face & Eyes relaxation
Chronic pain relief
Insurance coverage for RMT or Acupuncture
Modalities: Cranial Sacral Therapy, Acupuncture, Myofascia release, Lymphatic drainage
Dr. Khalid grew up in Woodbridge, only a few streets away from Dentistry For You. After leaving for a decade of post-secondary education, Dr. Khalid is thrilled to be back in his hometown! Dr. Khalid obtained his Bachelor of Medical Sciences at Western University, his Master of Science in Biochemistry at the University of Toronto and SickKids Hospital, and his Doctor of Dental Medicine at McGill University. One of his dental school highlights was his involvement with McGill’s outreach program, providing free dental care and promoting oral health education to vulnerable populations in Montreal. Dr. Khalid strives to work with patient-centered care and comprehensive evidence-based dentistry. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Khalid keeps himself busy with restaurants, movies, hikes, and his camera.
Dr. Fardeen Aman or “Dr. Deen” as he is affectionately known has been a dentist for over 17 years in three continents. As a student at the University of Toronto, he was class president and graduated with honours. Dr Deen believes in the “patient first” mantra and is dedicated to his craft. His skill set spans all areas of dentistry including Dental Implants and Clear Braces. When he is not engrossed with dentistry or taking continuing education courses he likes the great Canadian outdoors, Ted Talks and loves dabbling in the kitchen.
Antonia Kung DD has over 8 years of experience as a licensed denturist. Denturism offers the best of both worlds working hands on in the laboratory and clinically with the patients! Creating a comfortable and positive space for the patient is the first step in helping re-establish your smile.