Dr Basem GhadbanDentist
Dr. Basem Ghadban was awarded his DDS from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Damascus, Syria in 2003. After working a short time in Damascus, he decided to pursue his passion for dentistry and obtained a post graduate degree in Orthodontics from Dijon, France in 2007. Practicing dentistry for 13 years, Dr. Ghadban is an expert in all facets of the dental practice. He is committed to providing his patients with quality individual care in a comfortable and friendly environment and ensures to build genuine long-term relationships with them based on mutual trust and cooperation.
He is also passionate to keep up to date with all dental developments and technologies by continuously partaking in courses and seminars to provide his patients with the highest standards of dental care available in our modern world. His patients and team appreciate his strong work ethics and professional manners.
Dr. Ghadban strives to promote and improve oral health of not only his patients but also underprivileged people and children around the world by participating in charity dental missions overseas, in places such as Guatemala and Cambodia, when his time allows.
Outside his professional activities, Dr. Ghadban enjoys life with his wife. They love travelling, photography and spending time with friends.
Dr. Normita MolinaDentist
Dr. Normita Segunial Molina earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from University of the East Philippines in 1998. She had her own private practice for 10 years before moving to Canada in 2009. With well over 10 years of dental experience, Dr. Molina is committed to quality dentistry, working closely with her patients to create a treatment plan best suited to their individual needs. Providing thorough and gentle care to patients in a comfortable, stress free atmosphere are her priorities. She is dedicated to staying current by participating in various continuing education courses to provide the most advanced dental care available to patients.
Away from the clinic, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and dog, exercising by “running” circles in malls, as well as striving to find the next best brunch spot.
Crystal Clark R.D.HHygienist / Receptionist
Crystal Clark has been with our dental practice since 2003, starting as a Dental Assistant, moving up to Office Manager and is now one of our Dental Hygienists. Having braces and seeing her own smile transform prompted Crystal to want to help others achieve the same confidence that comes from having a beautiful and healthy smile. Crystal finds the most rewarding part of her job is seeing the improvements in her patients’ oral and overall health. Crystal’s favorite thing about working at Smiles Dentistry is getting to know her patients and their families and seeing them year after year, especially the children! Crystal loves traveling to tropical destinations with her husband and adorable 5 year old son!
Anastasia Pavlenko R.D.HHygienist
Anastasiya Pavlenko has been with our dental practice since 2014. Helping patients achieve optimal oral health and preventing dental disease through patient education is Anastasiya’s passion. The care she provides is gentle yet thorough, and always done with kindness. Anastasiya’s favorite thing about working at Smiles Dentistry is how the relationship with her co-workers and patients create an atmosphere that makes everyone feel like family. In her spare time, Anastasiya enjoys working out, yoga, traveling and spending time with her 12 year old daughter.
Deneeka Brown R.D.HHygienist
Deneeka Brown has been with our dental practice since 2006. Deneeka is quick to make patients feel at ease by building confidence, trust and friendship with each patient. Her beautiful smile and understanding nature make it easy for patients to feel comfortable. She is extremely devoted to educating patients on their individual needs. Her priority is to make her patients feel comfortable and relaxed while providing high quality patient care. As a member of the Canadian Dental Hygiene Association and the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario, she is always working to stay at the cutting edge of her field to deliver the most current, evidence-based care to her patients. Deneeka is a foodie and enjoys travelling all over the world, some of her favorite destinations include South Africa, Morocco and Thailand!