Meet Our Team

Dr. Bishoy Shenouda, D.D.S.
Dentist

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Dr. Bishoy Shenouda is a graduate of Misr University for Science and Technology, Faculty of Dentistry in Cairo, Egypt (2009). He is an active member of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentisty, and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons. Dr. Shenouda is also a graduate of the Las Vegas Institute of Cosmetic Dentistry.  Dr. Shenouda likes all aspects of dentistry, however he takes a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry and ensuring that his patients have a pleasant and relaxing dental experience.

 

Dr. Shenouda’s philosophy is a patient centered approach, in which the patient’s chief complaint is the focus of the treatment plan. His goal is to make every patient feel as comfortable as possible by offering a compassionate environment.  He is meticulous about delivering high quality treatment with regards to form, function and esthetics.  Dr. Shenouda genuinely listens to each patient and develops treatment plans that are carefully tailored to individual needs. Patients love his approachable, friendly personality. He puts great emphasis on education and encourages his patients to understand and to be involved in their treatment plan. Dr. Bishoy is fluent in English and Arabic. Book an appointment with Dr. Shenouda today and see for yourself the difference he can make for your smile. 

Dr Edwin Simon BSc, DDS
Dentist

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present

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Dr Simon was born and raised in Nova Scotia and graduated from Dalhousie Dental school in 1979.

He arrived in the GTA in 1981 and has maintained a dental practice in Markham since 1983.

 

He has taken countless continuing education courses since then to maintain his knowledge of current materials and techniques in the ever-expanding profession of Dentistry.

 

He enjoys passing on this information to patients for their consideration.

 

He enjoys all aspects of dentistry (surgery, fillings, root canal treatment, dentures, etc.) with special interest in Orthodontics (Braces) ,  grinding and clenching teeth (Bruxism) and the connection between your oral health and your general health.

 

His treatment plans are conservative and geared to the needs/desires of the individual patient.

 

He strives to perform all treatments by himself believing this is the best way to get to know the patient and their true needs.

 

If you are looking for a Dentist who cares about your oral and general health come for a complete examination and get a good overall assessment.
 

 

Dr. Medhat Guirguis, D.D.S.
Dentist

 

 

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Dr. Guirguis graduated in 1986, after completing a rotational residency. He has been practicing family dentistry since 1986 and brings with him  30 years of valuable experience. Dr. Guirguis practices a wide range of dental disciplines with special interest in Restorative dentistry, Root canal treatment, and Invisalign treatment (invisible braces).

 

 

Dr. Guirguis is known for his very organized, structured treatment planning along with his sense of humor. He spares no expense in detailing information for patient education in order to improve and maintain good oral health in and out of the clinic. Patients love the ease with which they can talk to Dr. Guirguis and his ability to help prioritize their dental needs. Come see Dr. Guirguis and let his experience guide you to better oral health today!

 

Dr. Sam Barsoum, D.D.S.
Dental Surgeon

Professional info

 

At a young age Dr. Barsoum was drawn to the field of dentistry. In pursuit of his dreams he attended the University of Alexandria and received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery.  He continued his education and graduated from the University of Toronto with a Doctor of Dental Surgery. To further his skill set and in pursuit of excellence he then attended UCLA for advanced crown and bridge certification. Dr. Barsoum is an advocate of higher learning and is constantly searching for ways to increase his knowledge base.  He has attended  countless courses on many aspects of dentistry but has a special interest in implant and cosmetic dentistry. This focus has led him to become a member of the implant study club for over ten years. Dr. Barsoum is a very valuable dental surgeon at Smile Dental Arts Centre and has over thirty years of experience.

 

Aside from his love of dentistry, he speaks four languages and has a special ear for music. His dedication to excel at all he loves is what sets him apart.

Rafik Andrawes, HBSc, MSc, RDT, DD
Denturist

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Rafik received an honours degree in Biology and Kinesiology before pursuing a Masters degree in Kinesiology. He went on to follow in his family’s footsteps becoming a fourth generation Dental Technologist,  graduating with honours from George Brown College. He received multiple awards including the Dr. John Houston Award for Most Outstanding Student. To further his education goals and satisfy his need to help people, he returned to George Brown College and graduated from the Denturism program with honours and received many awards as well as graduating top of the class.

 

 

Patients love the care he shows to each individual while providing nothing but the very best to meet their needs. Rafik strongly believes that each patient  should be treated like a family member.  This is evident in the care and dedication he applies to every patient's smile he helps build. Let him bring a smile to your face too.

Andria Valente, BSc, HBSc, BEd, DD
Denturist

 

Professional info

 

Andria received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Lakehead University in her hometown of Thunder Bay.  She has also completed a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of British Columbia.  Andria has always had an interest in the dental field and has a wide variety of experience as a business assistant, a chair side assistant, and as a treatment coordinator.  To further her education, Andria completed the Denturism program at George Brown College and graduated with honours.

 

 

Patients appreciate her dedication to detail and taking the time to discuss all treatment options.  She strives to understand each patient’s individual needs and concerns in order to provide the highest quality of care.  Her genuine concern and friendly nature and make her a valuable part of the team at Smile Dental Arts Centre.