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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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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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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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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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RDH (Dental Hygienist)

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Hygiene Coordinator

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We are so excited to announce that the Royal College of Dental Surgeons has just given us the green light to begin seeing all non-essential and deferred treatment! Under the guidance of the RCDSO, all dentists in Ontario will now be able to re-open their practices for routine care and treatment. ​ Up until now, due to COVID19 pandemic restrictions, dentists have only been permitted to provide ​ emergency dental treatment. ​ This means that we have been unable to provide any other type of dental procedures since mid-March.

We can't wait to get back to work and begin seeing our patients again! We are spending this week implementing the changes mandated by the ministry of health and the dental association and will resume a normal schedule starting next week. You can rest assured that the safety of our community, our patients, and our team members are of utmost importance and we will have implemented additional safety measures and precautions. This is in addition to our already strict infection control protocols that were already in place.

Please be patient with us and give us some time to contact you; if you have had an appointment rescheduled, you are at the top of our list to call. We will be doing our best to ensure that everyone is re-booked as soon as possible. However, if you would like to get in sooner, or are having a concern, please feel free to give us a call.

What can I expect at my next dental appointment?

  • We will be ​pre-screening ​all patients prior to their appointments, and one more time upon arrival.
  • We are requesting that only the person who is booked for an appointment enter the office where ever possible (parents and caregivers will be permitted if necessary).
  • Upon arrival for your appointment, you will be asked to use hand sanitizer at the front entrance, and also to wear a mask until you are seated in the treatment room. (A mask will be provided if you do not have your own)
  • We will be staggering appointment times to limit the number of people in our offices to promote and encourage physical distancing.
  • There are hand hygiene stations located throughout the offices.
  • We have installed plexiglass barriers in the waiting room to protect our patients and team members.


When exactly can I book an appointment?

  • We are seeing emergencies this week, but starting Mon, June 8th, we will begin seeing all patients with outstanding treatment

What procedures will we be able to do?

  • We will be able to perform all procedures, including extractions, fillings, root canal treatments, fabricating night guards and anything else that has been delayed due to COVID19

Will I be able to get my teeth cleaned and my regular recall exam (check up)?

  • We are hoping to begin scheduling hygiene appointments by the middle of June
  • As guidelines change this may be sooner or later

How will you contact me for my next appointment?

  • One of our team members will contact you to review your needs and schedule your appointment appropriately. We will be initially focussing on following up on emergency and urgent care. Please call, text or email us if you have a specific concern and we will respond ASAP.

Do we have enough PPE?

  • Absolutely! Our offices will be well equipped to keep you and our teams safe.
  • We have been providing emergency care throughout the pandemic with appropriate PPE

For anyone who may have missed our ​ Patient Information Webinar, here is the link to the recording:

It is our goal to keep you updated and well informed. Please ​ follow us on Instagram or Facebook ​ for the most up to date information.

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See you soon, Your Smile Centre