Meet Our Team

of experienced Doctors and Professional Staff

 

Our Team

We are pleased to announce that, as part of our continual commitment to providing exceptional dental care, we are making some changes at mapleridge dentistry. Under new ownership, we are expanding our services, offering extended hours, same-day emergency appointments and providing the modern techniques in modern dental treatment. Allow us to introduce the newest members of our team:

DR. AMIR GUORGUI

BSC, DMD, MACSD, FICO

Dr Amir Guorgui attended the University of Toronto where he completed an Honours Bachelor of Science degree. He completed his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree in 2001 at the University of Montreal. Dr Guorgui then continued his postgraduate education with a residency at the New York Hospital of Queens in New York City. Amir has been continuously committed to advancing his surgical and sedation training by completing many implant and sedation residencies. Dr Guorgui has recently earned his Masters from the College of Sedation, which recognizes his commitment to providing the highest quality sedation services to his dental patients. He is one of a select few dentists in Canada who have earned this very prestigious title. Dr Guorgui has also been recently awarded fellowship status with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).

Dr Guorgui currently practices in several private dental clinics in the GTA. Amir is passionate about helping to educate his patients on their overall oral health while also focusing on their individual needs.

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DR. ROBERT EISEN

DDS

Dr Robert Eisen graduated from the dentistry program at the University of Western Ontario in 1985. Dr Eisen has always been a believer in continuing education; he makes it a priority to always be learning about the modern advances in dental technology and techniques. Rob is an active member in several professional associations and dental study groups. In 1995, Dr Eisen attended the University of Buffalo and completed a post- graduate program in Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr Eisen is also a graduate of the Pankey Institute, a world renowned post-graduate dental training facility. Dr Eisen also enjoys serving his community. He and several members of his staff have been involved in creating a Dental Clinic for disadvantaged youth in Toronto, ON.

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DR JIMMY DUONG

DDS

Dr. Jimmy Duong graduated from University of Toronto in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree with honours in Human Biology and continued his studies there to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree with honours in 2014. He was awarded the Dr. Edward G. Sonley award (for Clinical Restorative Dentistry) and Dr. Boris Pulec award (for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontics and Prosthodontics).

Dr. Jimmy has a passion for all aspects of dentistry. As such, he has continued to expand his dental knowledge and clinical skills by taking continuing education courses, which includes a year-long comprehensive course in dental implantology. He is currently an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry as well the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

When he isn't at the dental clinic helping patients with their oral health, Dr. Jimmy enjoys staying active by working out and playing sports, such as hockey and golf.

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DR GOLI ARIAFAR

DDS

Dr. Goli Ariafar completed a Bachelor of science degree in Kinesiology with honours and proceeded to attain the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) with honours from the University of Toronto at the top of her class. She has received multiple awards during her dental education in the fields of restorative dentistry and endodontics including the Barry H. Korsen endodontic award. She was also awarded membership into Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honour society. Dr. Goli is a member of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO). She is continuously committed to improving her knowledge and skills through a variety of continuing education courses including hands-on courses in cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Goli is very compassionate about oral health and overall well being of her patients. Therefore, she is a strong believer in preventing dental problems from the onset. She speaks fluent English and Farsi which makes her a multilingual communicator. She is passionate about listening thoroughly to your concerns and tailoring treatments and solutions to your unique needs. When she is not helping her patients with their oral health she is travelling and spending quality time with her family and friends.

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DR JASON HWANG

Dentist

Dr. Jason Hwang is a dual Board Certified Dentist in Canada and the US. His pursuit of comfort dentistry began with his own experience as an anxious patient in the waiting room. “I remember nervously waiting for the doctor in pain and wondering where the strange dental office smell was coming from.” Since then, he developed an interest in dentistry and wanted to pursue his career to redefine the doctor-patient relationship by ensuring confidence, patience, and comprehensive care for all his patients.

In his training in urban Detroit at the University of Detroit Mercy, he encountered the worst cases of tooth loss from trauma, severe periodontal disease, and rampant decay that is avoidable with early care. Treating such cases first hand made him hold a strong emphasis on prevention. “You can eat your greens and exercise daily to avoid heart diseases. In the same way, routine dental visits and cleanings are necessary to avoid losing your smile. It is all part of healthy living.”

He understands what it is like being a new patient and will treat you and your family with care. Dr. Hwang practices full spectrum dentistry that covers routine dentistry including fillings, hygiene, and root canals, orthodontics with Invisalign, implant surgery, and cosmetics. “Acquiring surgical hand skills is a lifelong process even after dental school. I strive constantly to fine tune my skillsets for my patient’s benefit. I am attracted by the ability to enhance a patient’s smile because a healthy smile brings joy to not only themselves, but to everyone around them.”

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ANDREA GALICK

RDH

Andrea graduated from Durham College in 2002 with both an honours certificate in General Arts & Science and an honours diploma in Dental Hygiene. Since then, she has worked in several multi-disciplinary practices within the GTA. Andrea has a passion for Dental Hygiene and a special interest in dental marketing techniques.

When Andrea isn't cleaning teeth or helping patients to achieve their optimal oral health, she enjoys cycling, rock climbing, and traveling.

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JENNIFER EACOTT

RDH

Jennifer graduated from Georgian College in 2003 with an honours diploma in Dental Hygiene. Throughout her career she has worked in several dental practices one of which was a pediatric dental office. Jennifer loves to see children and uses techniques that she has learned over the years to make your child’s first visit memorable. Jennifer is married and has three beautiful children, two boys and a little girl. You may run in to Jennifer at the hockey arena or at the baseball diamond as this is where her family spends a lot of their free time.

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MONIQUE

Monique brings over 26 years of customer service experience to Barrie Smile Centre. After attending Seneca College for dental assisting she spent 7 years as a Chairside Dental Assistant before finding her true passion in Dental Administration. She has been living and working in the Barrie Area since 2013 where she met her husband of 3 years. When she is not at BSC she is enjoying anything in the great outdoors.

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CHARLIE

Dental Assistant / Sterilization Technician

Charlene “Charlie“ graduated from dental assisting at Georgian college in 2007. She moved to the Guelph area in 2013 but has recently located back to her hometown of Barrie. The thing she loves most about dentistry is seeing the positive impact that it has on people lives; giving people the confidence of a great smile. Outside of work Charlene is passionate about plant based food, juicing and learning more about the benefits of eating clean. When she is not trying out new recipes you will find her hanging out with her nieces, nephew and family who live close by.

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GABBY

Dental Assistant

Gabby graduated the level II dental assisting program at Everest College in 2009. She has been working as a full time dental assistant ever since. Gabby had lived in Keswick for 10yrs before moving to Barrie with her husband and 3 kids last year. In her free time, Gabby enjoys camping, hiking and spending time outdoors with friends and family.

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MEGHAN JOHNSTON

Treatment Coordinator

Meghan is a Registered Dental Hygienist and level II Dental assistant who has been working in the dental field since 2003. She has enjoyed working as both a hygienist and a DA but for the past 3 years has expanded into Treatment Coordinating. She excels at working with the doctors to provide the best treatment options for our patients. Meghan grew up in the Orillia area and currently resides in Oro Medonte with her husband and 2 young boys. When not at the office she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, cooking and reading.

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DANIELLE RABAEY

RDH (Dental Hygienist)

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APRIL

Hygiene Coordinator

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