Dawson Dental Newmarket
57 Harry Walker Parkway South, Units 3-5
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8T3
Office Hours: Monday: 8:00am – 7:00pm, Tuesday: 8:00am – 7:00pm, Wednesday: 8:00am – 7:00pm, Thursday: 8:00am – 7:00pm, Friday: 8:am – 2:00pm, Saturday: 9:00am-2:00pm (2x month), Sunday: CLOSED
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Dawson Dental Newmarket
Dawson Dental Centre Newmarket is located on the corner of Harry Walker Parkway South and Davis Drive.
Our talented Newmarket dental care team is here for your comfort, and is proud to offer convenient hours, including Saturday appointments, along with direct insurance billing and Same-Day Emergencies. We also have Dental Specialists on-site, which means you don’t have to go far or wait long to get the smile you’ve always wanted.
We believe in providing our patients with the most dedicated care possible, and rely on the latest technologies, materials, and techniques in all of our dental services. We also provide a variety of preventive oral healthcare services, such as dental check-ups and dental cleaning appointments.
We believe that a healthy smile is more than just a beautiful one – that’s why our team is proud to offer a variety of cosmetic dentistry treatments to help you feel more confident in your smile, including veneers, crowns, and bridges, along with dental implants .
We understand that dental fear is very common, which is why we offer sedation options for all levels of anxiety. We encourage all our patients who suffer from dental anxiety to come in for a complimentary consultation with one of our dentists to determine which option best suits your needs. Rest assured, your comfort is always top of mind and we will work with you to ensure the easiest experience possible. That’s our promise.
At Dawson Dental, we strive to provide the highest quality of treatment and service, and make sure that each and every one of our patients is comfortable and well-informed in their care. We believe in taking the time to listen to our patients and understand their needs and concerns.
Upon arrival at our office, you will enjoy a cozy and inviting patient lounge, complimentary Wi-Fi, TVs in every treatment room and a complimentary beverage bar. We are a kid-friendly office and our experienced team knows how to make them feel at ease in the chair.
Our dentists are dedicated to finding the perfect implant solution for you, tailored to your unique needs. We will work with you to customize the implant to match your existing teeth, place the implant, and restore your smile. We also offer ongoing support and maintenance to ensure your dental implants are well taken care of. We are devoted to providing the highest level of care to our patients.
At our office, we provide Invisalign clear aligners to help you get the smile you want. Invisalign aligners are discreet, removable, and comfortable, and they gradually and gently move your teeth into their desired position. We understand that everyone’s needs are different and create individualized treatment plans to ensure you are getting the most out of your Invisalign experience. With our services, you can achieve the smile you’ve always wanted without the hassle of conventional braces. Our experienced team is here to work with you and develop a treatment plan that meets your unique needs and lifestyle.
At our practice, we recognize how important it is for kids to have good oral health – that’s why we’re committed to top-notch dental care for children of all ages. We also provide instruction and advice concerning the right way to brush and floss teeth. We understand that going to the dentist can be scary, so we do our utmost to make the experience as easy and relaxed as possible. With this welcoming approach, we strive to make your child’s dental visit a pleasant and rewarding experience.
Our highly skilled dentists offer a wide range of cosmetic dentistry services, from veneers and crowns to bridges, tooth whitening, and more. We use state-of-the-art technology and techniques to ensure our patients achieve the most desirable results possible. We prioritize our patients’ comfort throughout their treatment and strive to ensure they have a comfortable experience. We are committed to providing the highest quality of cosmetic dentistry services in a safe, hygienic, and welcoming atmosphere.
Our team of experienced professionals can help you restore your smile with dental bridges. Our dental bridges consist of two crowns placed on the teeth adjacent to the gap, with a custom-made false tooth in between. The crowns hold the false tooth securely in place, designed to look like a natural tooth. Our team of professionals will walk you through the entire process, from the initial consultation to the placement of your dental bridges.
At our clinic, we offer custom-crafted porcelain veneers to give our patients the perfect fit and the natural-looking results they deserve. Our porcelain material is strong and durable, and we take extra care to ensure that your new veneers bond securely to your teeth. With the help of cutting-edge technology, we are able to ensure that the final product looks as natural as possible for your new smile. We strive to provide our patients with the results they deserve, and our veneer services are no exception.
Root Canal Treatments
We recognize that root canal treatments can be intimidating for some patients. That is why we are committed to delivering high-quality care with modern equipment and methods, so that you can remain at ease throughout your entire procedure and experience the results you’re looking for. Our Endodontists will guide you through the process, from the initial evaluation to the actual treatment. We also provide follow-up appointments and comprehensive post-treatment instructions.
Our experienced dentists and hygienists use the latest technology to provide a comprehensive, gentle clean which eliminates plaque, tartar, and surface stains. We start off with an extensive evaluation of your teeth and gums to make sure that any underlying issues are addressed before the teeth cleaning process. During the process, we rely on a variety of instruments to clean your teeth properly and carefully, getting rid of any dirt and bacteria. Our team will make sure to explain the treatment step-by-step so that you can feel as relaxed as possible the entire time.
We understand how important having the right smile is for your self-confidence and self-esteem, which is why we only use the most up-to-date products to help our clients achieve the smile they deserve. Our team of experts is highly trained and experienced, and we use the most advanced products in the industry so that you can rest assured you are in safe hands. With our teeth whitening services, you can kiss yellow teeth goodbye and welcome a brighter, more confident smile.
At our practice, we strive to make your tooth extraction and wisdom teeth removal as comfortable and stress-free as possible. We take the time to discuss the procedure in detail with you, providing you with all the information you need to feel confident and secure. Our team is committed to creating a warm, inviting atmosphere and making sure you feel comfortable and informed throughout your visit.
Our Dentists & Specialists
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. 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. Karim Habib, BDs, DDS
Dr. Karim Habib Obtained his DDS degree from the University of Colorado –Denver 2012. He also earned his Bachelor of Dental Science from the School of Dental Medicine-Cairo University in 2006. He spent his General practice residency at Cairo University Hospital in 2007.
He is committed to providing quality comprehensive patient care while maintaining a comfortable environment. He provides all aspects of dentistry including family, gum grafting and moderate sedation. Moderate IV sedation, allows him to practice all aspects of dentistry for patients in a more relaxed state.
Dr. Habib has practiced general dentistry in areas of Barrie, Midland and has been with Dawson dental for a number of years. In his free time, Dr. Habib enjoys reading, playing squash and soccer.
“Smile to life because you only get to live it once”
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. Eric Sade, Periodontist
Dr. Sade obtained his degree in dentistry from the University of Toronto and completed a 3-year full time residency program in periodontics at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He currently maintains his private practice in Toronto.
Dr. Sade has joined with Dawson Dental to provide his expertise in the area of periodontics to patients who demonstrate the need for more advanced periodontal therapy.
Dr. Mark Rykiss, Orthodontist
After earning a degree in Dentistry from the University of Manitoba, Dr Mark completed his orthodontic training at University of Maryland in 1982. Dr Mark is passionate about orthodontics and it shows.
“After 35 plus years of making beautiful healthy smiles, I still love sharing this wonderful smile journey with beloved patients. Clear communication is critical to the success of any endeavour and all my patients have an after hours cell number for anything that may come up with their orthodontic treatment. I believe that the (orthodontic) journey should be as awesome and meaningful as the destination- a gorgeous healthy smile with straight teeth.
My wife, Barbara, and I have raised 6 kids and travel back and forth between Toronto and Winnipeg where my 95 year old dad and 92 year old mom live independently. One of our favourite things is having our twin granddaughters for a sleepover or really any activity with them. When a parent brings in their children to us we understand that sacred trust and feel honoured to get to be a part of that family’s orthodontic journey.
Dr. Volker Stein, D.D.S.
Dr. Volker Stein received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto in 1970. After a short associateship, Dr. Stein set up his own general practice in Newmarket and was joined in 1972 by Dr. Taylor. During the first 10 years of practice he was active in the local and provincial Dental Society executives. He was a surgical staff member at Southlake Regional Health Centre for 20 years, the last five as Chief of Dental Services, Surgery.
In 1991 his creative energies were directed to the invention and patenting of the “Omni-Matrix” a disposable retainer used by dentists to help contain and form fillings. More recently, Dr. Stein has designed and patented a toothbrush with integrated pop-up stand, available to the public at HeadsupToothbrush.com Dr. Stein lives in Aurora with his wife Oksana. He has two sons, Alexander and Christian. He enjoys golfing, skiing and reading during leisure time.
Dr. Amanda Braude, DDS
Dr. Amanda Braude has been in private practice since 2007 and offers all aspects of dental care including general dentistry, Invisalign orthodontics, Lumineers, and sedation and laughing gas for apprehensive patients. She also provides our patients with extended evening hours and Saturdays.
Dr. Braude enjoys working with children and seeing them smile after their first dental visit. She also has a great passion for our senior population, providing on-site dental treatment for many local long-term care facilities.
Dr. Braude was born in Sudbury but moved to the GTA as a teenager. She currently lives in Maple with her husband and two young boys.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Types of Dentistry Are Most Common?
The most common types of dentistry are preventive, restorative, cosmetic, orthodontic, periodontic, endodontic, prosthodontic, and implant dentistry.
- Preventive dentistry focuses on avoiding cavities, gum disease, and other forms of dental decay by regularly brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist for regular cleanings.
- Restorative dentistry focuses on repairing damaged teeth and restoring them to their original state.
- Cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the appearance of your teeth, often through veneers, bonding, or whitening.
- Orthodontic dentistry focuses on straightening teeth and correcting any misalignments.
- Periodontic dentistry focuses on the health of your gums and the supporting structure of the teeth.
- Endodontic dentistry focuses on the inner workings of the teeth, such as the roots, pulp, and nerves.
- Prosthodontic dentistry focuses on replacing missing teeth through dentures and bridges.
- Implant dentistry focuses on replacing missing teeth with more permanent solutions such as dental implants.
How do I Schedule Regular Dental Visits and Check-Ups?
It’s important to schedule regular visits with your dentist in order to maintain your oral health. The first step is to contact your dental clinic to make an appointment, and to ask your dentist what their recommended check-up schedule is. Generally, it is recommended that you have a check-up and cleaning every 6 months.
Make sure to schedule your appointments in advance. This will help you remember when your appointments are and make sure you don’t miss them. Follow your dentist’s instructions and attend all scheduled visits each year, taking advantage of preventive treatments in the meantime to help protect your teeth and keep them healthy.
Why Do I Need to Visit the Dentist Regularly?
Visiting the dentist regularly is critical when it comes to maintaining good oral health. Regular cleanings and check-ups will allow your dentist to detect any potential problems early on and provide the necessary treatment to stop them from getting worse.
Additionally, regular visits to the dentist give you the opportunity to talk to them about any concerns you may have about your oral health, giving them the space to provide you with advice on ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
How Can I Find the Dentist That Will Work Well for My Needs?
When looking for a new dentist, it is important to do your research. Start by asking friends and family for recommendations, and looking up reviews online and on social media. Before making your choice, it is also important to consider your new dentist’s location, hours, and payment options.
Finally, make sure to ask plenty of questions during your consultation so that you can make an informed decision.
Should I Visit a Dentist if My Teeth Are All Fine?
Yes, it is important to visit the dentist regularly even if your teeth are all fine. Regular check-ups can help detect any issues early on, and go a long way in helping keep your teeth and gums healthy over the years.
Why is it Important for Children to Visit the Dentist?
It is important for children to visit the dentist in order to ensure they can establish and maintain a good standard oral health and learn proper oral hygiene habits. Visiting the dentist early helps to detect any potential issues, and allows your dentist to advise you on the best ways to prevent further problems in their oral health.
Regular check ups also help to reduce the risk of developing cavities and gum disease.
How Many Times a Year Should I Visit My Dentist?
For most people, twice a year is the recommended schedule for dental check-ups and cleanings. However, if you have a history of dental issues, it is recommended to visit your dentist as often as your dentist suggests in order to help keep your teeth as healthy as possible.
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