Meet Our Team

of experienced Doctors and Professional Staff

 

Our Staff

Dr Amir Guorgui BSC, DMD, MACSD, FICO

Dentist

Dr. Guorgui received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Montreal in 2001. From there, he received training from some of the leaders in the dental field during a residency at the New York Hospital of Queens in New York City. As a professional. Dr. Guorgui is a recipient of the Canadian Governor General’s Academic Medal. He is also one of only a few Canadian dentists who have earned a Mastership designation at the College of Sedation. In recognition of his level of skill in dental implants, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) awarded him fellowship status.

Dr. Guorgui has an impressive repertoire of dental surgery, sedation, and implant knowledge, which he uses to maximum effect to provide his patients with the best experience possible. He practices at a number of private clinics in the greater Toronto area, and does his best to ensure that each patient he works with is comfortable and receives the individualized treatment that is needed.

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Dr Rob Eisen DDS

Dentist

Dr. Eisen is a graduate of the University of Western Toronto and has continued to build his educational repertoire while also practicing as a respected professional since 1985. Among his post-graduate accomplishments, he completed a program in cosmetic dentistry at the University of Buffalo in 1995 and graduated from the renowned Pankey Institute. Dr. Eisen is very invested in the community around him and has been involved in the creation of a dental clinic for disadvantaged youth. He is known for both his skill and his high level of compassion.

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Dr. James C.H. Ko

Dentist

Dr. James Ko earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree, as well as a Master of Science, from the University of Toronto. He has conducted research in Biomaterials and has published a paper focused on the interaction between dental implant surfaces and bone. Dr. Ko provides exceptional patient care by investing time into getting to know his patients, easing their concerns, and providing practical ways for improving their dental health. He takes a comprehensive approach when interacting with patients of all ages. Dr. Ko is fluent in English and Mandarin, and is learning to speak Cantonese. In his personal time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, playing basketball, and exploring new technologies.

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Dr. Amit Makkar, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Makkar was raised in Toronto, and as a young adult travelled overseas to study. He graduated from Manipal University in Karnataka, India in 2013, obtaining his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in the process, and after returning to Canada, completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery through Western University, London, Ontario. With an aim to ensure patients are comfortable and confident in his care, Dr. Makkar prides himself on being a strong and clear multilingual communicator as well as a steady and gentle practitioner. His areas of expertise primarily focus on restorative techniques, surgical and preventative dentistry. Passionate about continual development, Dr. Makkar consistently works to improve his knowledge base, focusing on emerging technologies and developments in dentistry to ensure he can provide his clients with the best care possible. Being a part of the Smile Centre team is important to Dr. Makkar as it gives him an opportunity to provide services in an environment where patients are welcomed and supported by an outstanding team of professionals. He enjoys interacting with a diverse range of people with different needs to better understand their unique oral healthcare needs. Outside the dental office, Dr. Makkar is an avid outdoors-man and particularly enjoys hiking the many scenic trails throughout Ontario.

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Dr. Yara Al Dabbagh, BDS

Dr. Yara Al Dabbagh earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Sheffield in the U.K. Following her graduation in 2015, she continued on to obtain a Post Graduate Certificate in Primary Dental Care while undergoing Dental Foundation Training in Kent, U.K. Since returning home to Canada, Dr. Al Dabbagh worked hard to successfully complete the NDEB Equivalency process and obtain her dental license in Ontario. She enjoys meeting patients, listening to their concerns and needs and helping them in their journey towards better oral health and dental well-being.

Dr. Al Dabbagh speaks English, Kurdish and Arabic. In her spare time, she loves to travel, spend time outdoors exploring city parks and playing tennis.

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Jenny Hamilton

Office Manager

Jenny is our office manager; she was born and raised in Maple back when it was farm land and a tiny airport! Jenny became a certified dental assistant at Georgian College and then graduated from Dental Hygiene at Cambrian College. Her love of helping people and her knowledge of complicated dental procedures lead her to becoming a treatment coordinator and office manager. She loves that she gets to discuss dentistry and options with patients and help them achieve the smile of their dreams. Jenny and her husband have a Brady Bunch family of 3 boys and 3 girls and a beautiful Cocker Spaniel. Jenny and Jon are T@b trailer enthusiasts and love camping and spending time with family and friends.

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