Our Dentists & Specialists

Dr. Jo-Anne Meyer, DMD

Dr. Meyer graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1994. She completed a one year residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC and was in a private practice in Harare, Zimbabwe before immigrating to Canada in 2001. She has been practicing dentistry with Dr. Gelfand since that time and is now a full partner at Dawson Dental – Newmarket Davis Dr. & Aurora. Dr. Meyer has been a resident of Newmarket since immigrating to Canada and is married with two children.

Dr. Meyer continues to focus her career and training on making patients feel as comfortable as possible. She helps to ease dental anxiety by offering oral conscious sedation.

“With sedation dentistry, you don’t have to be afraid anymore. You can regain your health and have the fabulous smile you’ve always wanted” Dr. Jo-Anne Meyer.

Dr. Amira ElMallakh, D.D.S.

ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Dr. Amira ElMallakh graduated with honours, with a Bachelor of Dental and Oral Medicine from Cairo University in 2003. She completed her internship in 2004 and a one-year residency in Endodontics in 2006. She completed her international dental degree program (NDEB) in Toronto, Ontario and became a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario in 2014. She is also a member of the Academy of General Dentists, the Canadian Dental Association, the Ontario Dental Association, and the York Region Dental Society.

Dr. Amira is committed to creating a comfortable experience for all her patients through gentle care and aspires to build a trusting relationship with family members of all ages. She especially enjoys treating children.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters, reading and serving her community through volunteer work.

Dr. Edward Gelfand, BSc, DMD, FICOI

Dr. Edward Gelfand is the founder of the Dawson Dental Centres where he has been practicing since 1996. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston.

He has always been proud to provide up-to-date dentistry for his patients. With a special passion for cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Gelfand combines a scientific diagnosis of your smile with his precise artistic skill.

Dr. Edward Gelfand has dedicated his career to enhancing people’s lives both aesthetically and functionally.

Dr. Mark Joe, GP, Specializing in Orthodontics

Dr. Kanaan, Oral Surgeon

Dr. Nasser Derakhshan, Periodontist

Dr. Mark Sokalsky, DDS

Dr. Sokalsky brings many years of experience to his patients. He is passionate about all aspects of cosmetic, restorative, and preventative dentistry.

Dr. Sokalsky believes that achieving optimal oral health is a team effort between provider and patient, which is why he takes his time to walk his patients through their treatment options and their relation to overall health. He understands that dental appointments are not easy for everyone, but he is always willing to move at a pace that is most comfortable for the patient.

In his free time, Dr. Sokalsky enjoys playing golf, baseball, and pickleball, as well as spending time with his two sons and grandsons.

Dr. Susanna Kim, DMD

Dr. Kim likes to empower patients to be agents in their oral healthcare journey She is a dentist who cares about her patients concerns and can provide treatment options to meet their short-term and long-term oral health goals.  She is passionate about continuing care as early detection and prevention are key!  She also understands that periodontics and restorative dentistry are also key as without healthy gums,  healthy teeth will not last.  She wants to ensure her patients have a beautiful, confident smile that they can be proud of.

Dr. Kim has a small family of 3 – her husband, and their 1 year old puppy. In her free time, Dr. Kim loves figure skating and watching competitions and also speaks Korean.

Dawson Dental Aurora

Dawson Dental Aurora is located on the corner of Bayview Avenue and Pedersen Drive. We share a plaza with Chuck’s Roadhouse and Starbucks coffee. The office is easily accessible from nearby communities such as Stouffville, Richmond Hill, and Gormley. We are just steps away from a public transit stop and have free parking.

Dawson Dental in Aurora is proud to offer evening and weekend appointments to suit your busy schedule and direct insurance billing.

We try to exceed your dental experience expectations at every visit. Our beverage bar, Wi-Fi and TVs in every room will help to make your appointment relaxing and enjoyable. Our dentists and team are always accepting new patients and welcome dental emergencies the same day. Drop in anytime to meet our Aurora dental team – we love welcoming new smiles!

Languages: English, Greek, Macedonian, Romanian, Russian, Italian & Filipino

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