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Dr. Effie Habsha

Effrat (Effie) Habsha, BSc, DDS, Dip. Prostho., MSc, FRCDC

Dr. Effie Habsha is the Founder of Women in Dentistry: Work. Life. Balance.

She is extremely passionate about empowering women in the dental field and developed Women in Dentistry-an organization powered by women-for women.

Dr. Habsha received her Bachelor of Science degree and earned her DDS degree from the University of Toronto. Dr. Habsha received her Diploma in Prosthodontics and Master of Science degree, both from the University of Toronto....

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Elyte Barzilay


Elyte Barzilay is a Registered Holistic Nutrition and an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, and has a background in psychology and marketing as well. She is passionate about creating customized health protocols for clients that address individualized concerns. She is...

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Dr. Lesley David


Dr. Lesley David is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who maintains a private practice in Toronto. She is an Associate Clinician at the University of Toronto in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic, a Fellow and past examiner of the Royal College of...

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Cheryl Ferrer

Clinical Division Manager & Level II Dental Assistant

Cheryl Ferrer joined Prosthodontic Associates in 2010. She attended the George Brown College/Ryerson University Accounting program but traded in her pencil and paper for some alginate and an impression tray.

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Mariela Gonzalez

Office Manager

Mariela Gonzalez has worked as the Office Manager for Prosthodontic Associates since 1999. She was then promoted to Business Manager in 2005 upon her return from maternity leave and is currently responsible in overseeing Prosthodontic Associates.

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Dr. Tracey Hendler

BA, DDS, MsD, Cert. Ortho, FRCDC, Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontists

Dr. Tracey Hendler was born in Toronto and practices at the orthodontic practice (Forest Hill Orthodontics) where she received treatment at the age of 12. Tracey completed her DDS...

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JoAnn Lauterbach

Communication Specialist

JoAnn is convinced that when more people clearly communicate with courage and confidence, more people will thrive. This is why she works individually with professionals eager to improve their ability to message and influence others.

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Dr. Sally Safa

BA, DDS, MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

Dr. Sally Safa is a board certified Periodontist and alumnus of the University of Toronto. She has been a clinical instructor at the Faculty of Dentistry for many years.

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Dr. Reena Talwar

BA, DDS, MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

Dr. Talwar is a certified specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has a PhD in Biomedical Science. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto in 1990...

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