Dr. Mark Safari, North York Dentist
Dr. Mark Safari has been a practising dentist since 1994 when he first received his doctorate of dental surgery. He is also a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. Of course, these are the types of credentials that speak of confidence and compassion. They tell every patient who comes through our doors here is a professional who is experienced and thorough.
He is a fine example of what we call our “North York doctors that care” philosophy. After even a short conversation with him, our patients understand how dedicated he is to being proactive and helping them avoid dental issues. The doctor is well-versed in all of the latest advancements and technologies in the dental field. When you come in to see us, you can rest assured that your dental health and well-being is in experienced hands. Our main goal is always prevention. We can not emphasize enough on the importance of prevention however once it comes to treatment our experienced team would give all of its knowledge to take care of you.
Dr. Safari opened his first dental practice in 2001. Since then he’s expanded to use his expertise across several different locations in the Toronto area. He prides himself on a variety of different services that he offers including Comprehensive dentistry and Implant dentistry and orthodontic treatment and periodontal surgeries and even sleep apnea. He is nature lover and outdoor activities and fishing is his passion.
Dr. Khosrow Heravi-Khadjavi
Dr. Khosrow Heravi-Khadjavi is a seasoned dental surgeon with many years of academic and clinical experience. After Dr. Khajavi received his doctorate of dentistry from Frankfurt, Germany, he pursued his specialty in prosthodontics from the same prestigious University. In addition to his focus in prosthodontics, he has received his post graduate diploma in dental material from the University of Paris, France. Not only did Dr Khajavi practice dentistry, but he also taught as an assistant professor and clinical instructor for several years before immigrating to Canada. Aside from his teaching and work in dentistry, Dr. Khadjavi has also produced some publications as well as research papers. He is a member of several dental associations including the German, French, and the Ontario dental association. He has run multiple practices successfully before joining our office. He has been fascinated with the scientific aspect of dentistry as much as its artistic dimension. It is a privilege to have Dr. Khadjavi onboard and it is our pleasure to utilize his vast dental experience.
Dr. Glen Pelletier
Dr. Glen Pelletier is one of our fantastic dentists that is with us on Saturdays. He is extremely professional, and prides himself in taking the time to understand each and every patients’ concerns. He graduated from the University of Toronto and has over 30 years experience as a general practitioner. In his spare time, Dr. Pelletier keeps busy with his wife and three children.
Dr. John Pearlstein
Dr. John Pearlstein graduated from the University of Toronto in 1962 with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. In the same year, he opened his own dental practice which he would maintain for the next 49 years. Dr. Pearlstein has a strong eye for detail, and excels in Prosthodontics, including crowns, bridge-work, and dentures. He truly enjoys the artistic aspect of dentistry, and has been perfecting his craft for over 50 years.
On his spare time, Dr. Pearlstein enjoys golfing, photography, and spending time with his lovely family.
Dr. Faranak Eskandarinazhad
She has been a dental professional since 2005. She practised in Iran for several years before pursuing the specialty program where she graduated with a degree in orthodontics.
She became a member of the Canadian Dental Association and Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario after getting her dental board certification in 2017. Her focus is orthodontic and Invisalign treatments. She loves her profession and her dedication is obvious through sense of care and professionalism. She loves tennis and outdoor activities.
Her patients always tell us she has an easygoing and carefree demeanor they love. Because Dr. Eskandarinazhad is committed to serving them with the highest caliber of dentistry possible, she values continuing education.
Our dental team is constantly looking for the latest innovations and trends that help make them compassionate professionals you can trust. Our North York doctors are all dedicated to patient care.
DR. PARISA SEYED AKHAVAN
Dr. Parisa Seyed Akhavan graduated in 1993 as a general dentist in Tehran, Iran. After working as a general dentist for 2 years, she pursued her passion of working with children by obtaining her specialty in Pediatric dentistry from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 1998. She was a university faculty member first as an instructor and later as an assistant professor, working with many graduate and post graduate university students in the past 20 years.
Dr. Parisa took a complementary academic fellowship course in “Hospital Dentistry” at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. She worked with numerous young children and children with special needs under sedation and general anesthesia.
She used to operate her own private practice for about 18 years in Tehran, Iran. After moving to Canada, she successfully completed the equivalency process of the National Dental Examination Board to get certified as a dentist in Canada.
Dr. Parisa is a proud member of Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, and Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.Currently, Dr. Parisa works as an associate dentist with practice limited to pediatric patients.
Dr. Parisa has a strong emphasis on preventive oral health and her goal is achieving a positive experience with children. In her spare time Dr. Parisa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, swimming and traveling.
Dr. Camila Villarreal
Dr. Camila Villarreal, originally from Colombia, graduated in 2015, obtaining her DDS degree from the faculty of dentistry at St. Thomas University. After working extensively in South America, she decided to move to Canada where Dr. Camila completed the National Dental Examining Board equivalency process, receiving her license as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2018. She is currently a member of the Canadian Dental Association and Royal College of Dental Surgeons.
With over 5 years of experience working with children and adults to promote healthy dental habits, Dr. Camila has been a noted member of the Toronto community for her work throughout the neighborhood. As an associate dentist, she offers a wide range of services for patients of all ages, ensuring that her patients have a valuable experience for all of their dental needs.
Committed to providing the best care possible for her patients, Dr. Villarreal completes over forty hours of continuing education per year, and has taken postdoctoral courses in prosthodontics, endodontics and oral surgery. She has gotten to know not only the needs of her patients but the dynamics of the community as a whole.
In addition to her role as a community dentist, she enjoys going playing beach volleyball, learning photography and is an avid traveller.