Dentistry @ Perth
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Dentistry @ Perth

Meet Our Team

Our Partners

Dr. Hemal Patel, B.D.S

Received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 2007, graduating from the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences (India). Dr. Patel received his NDEB equivalency in 2015 and completed his courses received his Dental Licence in Canada in 2016. Dr. Patel has a warm and professional chair-side manner and is excited to discuss any questions you may have.

When not in the office Dr. Patel loves to spend time with his family. He married the love of his life Smrutika in 2012 and welcomed sons Aarav (2014) and Kayan (2021).

Professional Milestones:

  • Trained 300 Dentists in 3 years
  • Dental Lecturer in India
  • Has Licensing for Dental Implants and IV Sedation

Dr. Nikunj Gajjar, B.D.S

Dr. Nikunj Gajjar has been part of the dental family for over 10 years. After graduating from Gujarat University in India in 2006, he went from being an associate with a well-established hospital, to spreading his wings and opening his own practice in India. Dr. Gajjar moved to Canada in 2015 and has successfully completed the National Dental Examining Board of Canada Exams.

Dr. Gajjar loves to treat patients throughout the age spectrum. As a member of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) and Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO), Dr. Gajjar continues to upgrade his skills. He enjoys all facets of General Dentistry, but he has keen interest in Root Canal treatment and Cosmetic Dentistry. He is welcoming and personable with his patients. Dr. Gajjar has the ability to make his patients feel relaxed and comfortable by getting to know them and understanding their dental needs.

Outside the office, Dr. Gajjar is a super dad to a beautiful daughter and cherishes every moment he gets with his wife and daughter. In his free time, he likes to explore new places, watching movies and playing cricket.

Dr. Gurfateh Sandhu, B.D.S, D.M.D

Graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree in Pune, India. Following his degree, he moved to Boston where he attended Tufts University and received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in the spring of 2008. While at Tufts he also served as class president. Dr. Sandhu has furthered his dental education by obtaining certificates in oral moderate sedation, dental implants, and advanced surgical training in Brazil.

While he travels most days to different locations to practice dentistry he has made Brockville his home base with his wife and three beautiful children. Two boys and a girl. When not in the dental office you will find Dr. Sandhu hiking, exploring the countryside, and also enjoying the river with his children.

Co-founder of Sandhu Dental Group, Dr. Sandhu not only expanded his dental training, but he has also expanded his dental practice and is now owner to multiple dental locations across Eastern Ontario and this has created employment for many dentists and over 70 employees.

Dr. Neeraj Bansal, BDS, MDS, DDS

Received his BDS from Punjabi University (2000) and his MDS in Periodontics from SDM college of Dental Sciences. Dr. Bansal graduated with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the prestigious institution UCSF School of Dentistry, San Francisco (2013). He graduated with honours in clinical dentistry and endodontics. As a student there, he took elective courses in implant dentistry.

Dr. Bansal has devoted his career to learning everything about and advancing, innovative dental techniques and materials. His combination of cutting-edge dental technology, along with his vast experience and his artistic eye, means that he can transform a smile painlessly. Dr. Bansal possesses a warm and friendly "chair-side" manner, and it is his innate warmth, patience and sincerity that make the difference in his care. His patients often comment that he is a "meticulous perfectionist" who offers the highest level of skill along with a friendly and optimistic personality. He will listen to your concerns and will address each of them in his treatment as he cares about patients through spending time with them and acting as a consultant or advisor for their dental health. He employs the latest equipment and techniques to provide a predictable and pain-free experience.

Our Team

Maria - Dental Hygienist

Maria graduated from Confederation College in Thunder Bay with her dental hygiene diploma in 2005. She has experienced many years in the dental field, first as a Level ll Dental Assistant before she decided to further her education and dental career. Her number one priority is her client care and wants to ensure that everyone visiting her has an enjoyable, comfortable experience. Maria has recently married her wonderful husband, Jeff. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her two beautiful daughters and family and friends. "I am truly grateful to work with such an amazing team and dental family. I look forward to meeting you and providing exceptional care to my clients!"

"Great people have great values and great ethics."

Sam - Denturist

Mr. Sam Lima, DD has been crafting dentures for over 15 years. After 30+ years of owning a clinic and practising in Vanier, Ontario, Sam decided to move his love of dentures to the beautiful town of Perth, Ontario, where he and his wife Sherry spent their weekends at the cottage.

Sam is devoted to helping his patients and keeping them smiling with confidence. He is attentive when creating a denture and understands that every person has different denture requirements. He takes great pride in carefully crafting a denture to fit your oral needs. With 35+ years of experience, Sam is well versed in all types of dentures including dentures on implants and can answer any questions or concerns you may have.

Sam grew up in Trabia, Italy with his parents and two younger brothers. When he was 17 years old, his family moved to Ottawa Ontario, where Sam found his passion in Denturism while working in a dental lab. Soon after he attended George Brown College to complete his diploma in Denturism and opened multiple clinics in Ottawa. In his spare time, Sam enjoys spending time with his 5 grandchildren, keeping in shape at the gym, and taking long motorcycle rides in the summer.

Karolyn - Dental Assistant

Karolyn was born in Brooklin ON. After receiving her diploma for Recreation and Leisure Services she moved to Ottawa. In 2006 she decided to go back to school and successfully completed the Level II Dental Assistant program at CDI college. Although life took her in a different direction for many years she enjoyed working in the fields of Personal Training, Sporting Retail Management and Carpentry, she is extremely excited to be a part of the Dentistry@Perth team. Along with assisting she also oversees the sterilization of all instruments for every procedure. Karolyn has recently moved to Perth and lives with her fiance and dog. In her spare time she is busy with outdoor life including: camping, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and working out.

"You'll never have this day again so make it count."

Brenda - Office Manager

Born and raised in Pembroke, Ontario. With over 40 years of experience in the dental field, Brenda is well versed in all aspects of patient care, having both clinical and administrative skills.

With her outgoing personality, and upbeat manner, she’lll be sure to make your dental visit a pleasant and positive one. Brenda has 3 grown adult children. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing in the Perth area, and spending her summer months on Mississippi Lake. She looks forward to meeting all patients.

Shelby - Administration, Dental Assistant

Born and raised in Carleton Place, Ontario. She graduated from Algonquin College in 2011 with a diploma in Office Administration and in 2021 completed her HARP certification to take x-rays. Shelby has been a member of the Dentistry@Perth team right from the beginning. Shelby currently lives in Ferguson Falls. In the summer she enjoys ball hockey, kayaking and taking her dog swimming in the winter she can be found snowmobiling or playing broomball.

"Life is a climb but the view is great."

Brandon – Marketing Coordinator

Brandon is an Ottawa Valley native born and raised in Arnprior. He graduated from St. Lawrence College with an advanced diploma in Advertising and Marketing Communications Management. Brandon believes in employing a balanced marketing mix that uses both traditional and digital forms of media. Outside of the office Brandon can be found fishing, golfing, travelling somewhere warm and coaching youth tackle football.

For all marketing inquiries please contact Brandon at [email protected].

“Marketing is really just about sharing your passion.” - Michael Hyatt