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Meet Dr. Michaels

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Dr. David Michaels

Dr. Michaels graduated from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry in 1986 and, following a locum in the middle east, he returned to Canada and opened Dentistry On Wilson in 1989. He maintains a strong belief in his own personal and professional development and strives consistently to deliver dental care that goes beyond patient expectations in an environment that is welcoming, comfortable and stress free. “Dr M” maintains an ongoing involvement in residencies, study clubs, and was previously a clinical instructor in dental hygiene at George Brown College. In 2006 he opened Dentistry On Norwich (currently Woodstock Dental Centre) to serve patients in the Woodstock, Ontario area. WDAW provides all levels of dental treatment including implants, sedation, paediatrics, prosthetics, TMJ treatment and  BOTOX® therapy, Invisalign® and traditional orthodontic care. The clinic also offers “sleep dentistry” and full-mouth aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry. Dr Michaels also sees select patients in need at Woodstock General Hospital. He maintains an active lifestyle and spends every spare minute he can with his amazing family.

Meet Dr. Ruoho

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Dr. Ruoho

Dr. Peter Ruoho was born and raised in Brantford, Ontario.  He attended the University of Western Ontario where he received a degree in Honours Genetics and was awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal for highest average in his class.  Following this, Dr. Ruoho received a dental degree from the University of British Columbia in beautiful Vancouver. Initially he practiced in the demanding  northern Alberta communities of Grande Prairie and High Prairie before returning home to be closer to his family.

Dr. Ruoho offers and enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has special interests in the areas of endodontics and oral surgery – recently expanding into dental  impantology. With his calm and gentle chair side approach, “Dr. Peter” already has an avid following amongst our patients regardless of what treatment is being performed.

When not in the office he can be found working on his golf game or playing drums with his band. He is very excited to join the fantastic team at Woodstock Dental Centre, serving the dental needs of Woodstock and the surrounding community.

Meet Dr. Lok

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Dr. Lok

Dr. Jonathan J. Lok is a dental anesthesiologist who provides sedation and general anesthesia to dental offices in the GTA and beyond. His patients include young children, anxious or phobic patients, those who have had negative dental experiences in the past, people with severe gag reflexes, others who have difficulty with ‘freezing’, the mentally or physically challenged, or those patients who require extensive or uncomfortable treatment.

Dr. Lok graduated from dental school at the University of Toronto in 2001 and in 2004 completed his dental anesthesia training at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He is recognized by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario as a Certified Specialist in Dental Anesthesia. He is a part-time clinical instructor in the graduate dental anesthesia program at University of Toronto and was the secretary of the Canadian Academy of Dental Anesthesia from 2007 to 2008. He is one of the few dentists in Canada who has extensive training in sedation and general anesthesia.

Dr. Lok is patient, compassionate, and caring, and strives to create a safe and comfortable environment for you or your child.

Meet Dr. Kim

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Dr. Kim

Dr. Trista Kim received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2016 at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at University of Western Ontario. Then, she went on to complete a General Practice Residency program in New York City at Lincoln Medical Center, affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Prior to dental training, Dr. Kim attended McMaster University where she received a Honours degree in Biology and Psychology combined program.

Dr. Kim is passionate about promoting oral health and providing beautiful smiles to her patients through patient-centered and comprehensive dental care. Having taken many continuing education courses to broaden her scope of practice, Dr. Kim provides Conscious Sedation (oral sedation and nitrous oxide), and is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), and the Ontario Dental Association (ODA).

In her leisure time, Dr. Kim enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and hiking.

Meet Dr. Zanatta

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Dr. Zanatta

Dr. Zanatta comes from a family of Health Care workers and taking care of others is something she sees as her mission. She received her degree as a Dentist from Federal University of Santa Catarina in 2008 and since then, her sole focus of practice in the Dental field has been Orthodontics. Following her passion, Dr. Zanatta obtained a master’s degree in Orthodontics from Gama Filho University in 2011. While practicing in Rio de Janeiro-Brazil, she acquired a lot of experience and knowledge in the specialty of Orthodontics, from simple to complex treatments, from young children to adults, from removable to fixed mechanics, from traditional braces to clear aligners. When first arriving in Canada, Dr. Zanatta went back to school at Fanshawe College for a Dental Assisting Level II certificate, which helped her with integrating into the Canadian dental field, concomitant to going through the rigorous process of the Dental Accreditation Equivalency. Currently, she proudly holds a General Practitioner license in Ontario while practicing limited to her preferred field of Orthodontics. Dr. Zanatta takes great pride in improving a patient’s smile, self-esteem, and quality of life.

At your Woodstock dentist, we make your dental experience as comfortable, simple, and convenient as possible, starting with booking your dental appointment!

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