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Meet the Dental Specialists
  • Dr. Heliya Ziai

    Dr. Heliya Ziai
    DMD, MS, Cert. Ortho. FRCD(C)

    Orthodontist In Barrie

    Dr. Heliya Ziai attended McMaster University for her undergraduate studies where she graduated Cum Laude from the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program. After her time in Hamilton, she returned home to Toronto to pursue a role as a research technician at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry where she helped author numerous published scientific journal articles. Through her research on the effects of oral microbiota on dental materials, her desire to become a dentist was further confirmed. She obtained her doctorate degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where she graduated at the top of her class and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honour Society. She went on to earn her Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Heliya is passionate about orthodontics and is dedicated to using the latest, most effective technologies and techniques for her patients.

    My ultimate desire is to help my clients gain a beautiful smile that will last a lifetime.

    Dr. Heliya Ziai strives to immerse herself in the community in which she lives and works. Outside of the office, you can find Dr. Heliya Ziai exercising, trying out new restaurants, and spending time outdoors whenever possible. Dr. Heliya’s greatest joy is seeing her patients’ confidence grow as their smiles do.

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    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in Barrie


  • Dr. M. K. (Bobby) Baig

    Dr. M. K. (Bobby) Baig
    BDS., A.E.G.D., Cert. Prosthodontist., F.R.C.D.(C).

    Prosthodontics in Barrie

    Dr. Baig received his dental degree from H.K.E.S Dental College, Gulbarga University, India in 1997. He has
    completed his residency at Government Dental College and Hospital in Hyderabad India.
    Dr. Baig completed Advance Education in General Dentistry program and Graduate program in
    Prosthodontics at Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester New York state USA.
    Dr. Baig is a Associate Professor at University of Rochester in the Department ofDentistry at Eastman
    Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester, USA. He also works as a Clinical Instructor in
    Prosthodontics in Mt Sinai Hospital, and Associate In Dentistry at University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry,
    Toronto, Canada, and private practice at Dental Specialists Group, Woodbridge and Prosthodontic
    Associates, Toronto in Ontario.
    Dr. Baig is a board-certified Prosthodontist in Canada and serves as a national examiner for NDSE National
    Dental Specialty Examination board of Canada; the licensing exam to be a prosthodontist in Canada, and
    national examiner for Prosthodontics Fellowship {F.R.C.D.(C)} administered by Royal College of Dentist of
    Dr. Baig was awarded the Part time faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching by the University of
    Rochester, NY, USA for the year 2019, Dr. Baig received Fellowship Award at the International
    Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics, Nov 2021. Manhattan New York City.
    Dr. Baig has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and holds special interest in aesthetics
    and implant dentistry, Reconstructive Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, Dental Ceramics and smile
    makeover procedures, advancements in digital dentistry. Dr. Baig lectured extensively to dental study clubs
    and professional organizations across North America and Southeast Asia.

  • Dr. Ryan Margel

    Dr. Ryan Margel
    DMD, MS, FRCD(C)

    Endodontist in Barrie

    Dr. Ryan Margel is Georgian Mall Dental Group’s in-house Endodontist, offering specialized treatment in root canal therapy. Originally from Toronto, Dr. Margel graduated with distinction from York University with a major in Mathematics. In 2009, Dr. Margel obtained his dental degree from The University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduation, he worked as a general dentist for two years before em- barking on specialized studies at Marquette University in Endodontics. Dr. Margel’s masters thesis investigated the anatomical complexities of molar root canals.

    “My goal is to provide excellent, personalized care to each patient with heart-felt honesty and compassion.”

    Dr. Margel is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. In his spare time, he enjoys relaxing with his wife and two daughters, and participates in a variety of sports, exercise and traveling.

  • Dr. Adam Ohayon

    Dr. Adam Ohayon
    HBSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

    Periodontist in Barrie

    Dr. Adam Ohayon was born and raised in the GTA, and received his Bachelor of Science with Honours at York University, majoring in Psychology. Upon graduating, Dr. Ohayon decided to pursue a career in Dentistry and was awarded his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto, where he graduated as Class President. Being an advocate of continuing education and advancing his skills, Dr. Ohayon completed a General Practice Residency at Newark Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, NJ, where he was inspired to proceed with his Master of Science and Speciality in the field of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at the University of Toronto. With his extensive training and experience, Dr. Ohayon has a particular interest in implant dentistry and the management of gum disease and recession. Emergency Dentistry is another one of Dr. Ohayon’s major areas of practice. 

    “I believe every patient deserves to be treated as a unique individual with specific needs and desires.”

    In his spare time, Dr. Ohayon has authored books, is very involved in his community and was awarded the Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award in recognition of his efforts. Dr. Ohayon enjoys spending his spare time with his wife and four boys, who inspire him to do more every day to help people.

  • Dr. Grant Lu

    Dr. Grant Lu

    Anaesthesiologist in Barrie

    Dr. Lu is one of the first Medical Anaesthesiologist to partner with the dental community to provide in-office Sleep Dentistry for Children.

    Dr. Lu graduated from the University of Western Ontario with his Doctor of Medicine in 1992. He then completed his residency in family medicine and is certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Dr. Lu obtained further training in anesthesiology and practiced emergency medicine and anesthesia in a rural setting for four years. He then obtained his Specialty Fellowship in Anesthesiology (FRCPC) from the University of Toronto.

    “My goal is to provide comfortable safe and effective sedation dentistry treatments.”

    He is currently on staff at the Scarborough Hospital where he provides anesthesia services for pediatric, obstetric and adult patients. As an expert in his field Dr. Lu is also a courtesy staff member at Humber River Regional Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lakeridge Health, and the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay.

  • Dr. Nilava Ghatak

    Dr. Nilava Ghatak
    BSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

    Pediatric Dentist in Barrie

    Although Dr. Ghatak was born and raised in Toronto, he did spend 8 of his early years in India.  He obtained in BSc in Mathematics from York University.  After finishing dental school (at the University of Toronto), Dr. Ghatak did a residency (in Advanced Education in General Dentistry) at Temple Univeristy in Philadelphia.  Subsequently, he worked in Toronto for 4 years as a general practitioner before returning to school.  In 2014, Dr. Ghatak completed a pediatric dental residency at Boston University.  He has since practiced in the GTA as a pediatric dentist. Travelling, fitness and nutrition are various interests of Dr. Ghatak.  At home, he relaxes by watching various online content regarding technology, travel and theoretical physics.

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