Dr. Sezer has been serving his patients in Toronto since 1995. Dr. Sezer completed UCLA/GIDE implant master clinical program in Los Angeles, California. He earned his MSc. degree in Oral Implantology authoring master thesis in Clinical Trial of Implant Supported Galvano Dentures for 30 months at W. Goethe University, Frakfurt am Main.
He is a diplomate with the international congress of ora implantologists. Dr. R. N. Sezer DDS MSc. DICOI.
Dr. Sezer and his team are committed to helping you have the healthiest teeth possible. Dr. Nejat Sezer loves to incorporate new dental equipment in his office and he also carefully researches the latest tools and technology before using them in his practice. He selects equipment that will have the most-proven benefits for his patients and seeks the best training possible before the tools even enter our office. This way, Dr. Sezer can provide optimum dentistry to his patients while they remian at-ease and comfortable throught the procedure.
Dr. Andra Trusca graduated from University of Bucharest - Romania, Faculty of Dentistry in 1998. Since then she has worked as a dentist in Bucharest and, for one year, in Riyadh, KSA. In 2005, she immigrated to Canada and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from University of Toronto in 2010.
Currently a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, Ontario Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Trusca has a gentle and compassionate approach in working with patients. She is sensitive to patients’ needs, and her goal is to provide patient-centered dental care, ensuring optimum health and patient satisfaction. She is dedicated to the profession and practices of all aspects of general dentistry, though she has passion for aesthetic dentistry.
Dr. Vigna was born and raised in Toronto where he attended high school at Oakwood Collegiate Institute and graduated with Honors. He was both an Ontario scholar and a Toronto Scholar. Dr. Vigna enjoyed playing rugby and was fortunate to be a part of 4 city championships while in high school. After high school Dr. Vigna attended the University of Toronto where he was affiliated with Trinity College at the St. George Campus.
He was accepted into Dental School in 1986 and graduated with Honors from University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. Again during his university years he was a part of 3 Rugby championships with the Faculty of Dentistry. After completing dental school Dr. Vigna completed a one year dental internship at the Toronto General Hospital from 1990-1991. At that time he treated medically compromised patients at the dental clinic and was exposed to the oral surgery program at the University. This created interest in oral surgery and subsequently encouraged him to apply to the oral surgery programs throughout the United States. He was accepted at Sinai Hospital of Detroit, University of Detroit.
For four years from 1991- 1995 he completed the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program. The training was very extensive and included Facial reconstruction and Craniofacial work. Facial trauma surgery was prominent in his training. In 1995, following oral surgery residency Dr. Vigna took his fellowship exams and obtained his Royal College of Dental Surgery fellowship with the Canadian Board. Dr. Vigna has been practicing oral maxillofacial surgery in Ontario since 1995. He has had the pleasure of servicing the Niagara Region since 1996 where he has opened his Oral Surgery Clinic. Dr. Vigna is the Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the Niagara Health System. He operates at both the St. Catharines General Hospital and the Greater Niagara General Hospital. He is also the Lead for Dental Service with the Department of Surgery at the Niagara Health System. Dr. Vigna is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery with McMaster University and teaches Ear, Nose and Throat residents in both his clinic and hospital. Dr. Vigna is a member of multiple associations. He is also a member of the prestigious Chalmers J. Lyons Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Vigna’s main focus of practice at this time is full mouth reconstruction with dental implants. Dr. Vigna routinely performs All-On-4 surgery and is one of only a few surgeons that routinely performs Zygoma implant surgery. Dr. Vigna is a speaker for Nobel Biocare and lectures on Fixed-Immediate load prostheses with Zygoma implants.
In addition, Dr. Vigna is one of the leading clinicians in Canada for Dentsply Sirona and the Conus treatment concept. Dr. Vigna lectures on the Conus treatment concept and produces teaching literature for Dentsply Sirona.
Dr. Priya Rao has more than 10 years of experience in general and family dentistry, including as the owner of her own private practice. Priya was born in India, where she earned her Bachelors in Science from St. Aloysius College, and her first degree in dentistry (BDS) from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. After getting married, she moved to Singapore to join her Canadian husband.
A few years later, they relocated to North America, where Priya entered into the advanced standing DDS program at the University of Minnesota's School of Dentistry in Minneapolis. After graduating, Priya returned to Toronto, receiving her license from the RCDSO shortly thereafter. Priya is a member of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), Minnesota Dental Association (MDA), American Dental Association (ADA), and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). She is currently pursuing a mini-residency in Implantology at TIDE.
Priya is passionate about dentistry and her expertise lies in treating patients of all ages, including boisterous 3-year olds and the youthful 90-year olds! In her words - gThe best part of my dental practice is the look and radiance on my patient fs face after I have taken care of their pain or dental troubles h. Priya lives in Toronto and during her free time, enjoys painting, reading, gardening and exploring new places along with her husband.
Susan is a BC native. She received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1978 from UBC. She switched to dental hygiene in 1988, receiving her diploma in 1990. She worked in Vancouver for 7 years, then did extensive traveling in the Caribbean, living in Suriname for 5 years. She returned to Canada in 2004 and joined the Dolphin Dental team as the first full time hygienist in the practice. She set up the dental hygiene program in the office and has worked as a clinical instructor for a local Dental Hygiene school. She is gentle, thorough and very experienced. She has expanded her skills to bookkeeping and accounting and helps to manage the office administration. In her free time she enjoys skiing and hiking.
Marilena was born and raised in Venezuela where she finished her studies in Dentistry. After she moved to Canada, she didn’t want to work outside the field she loves; therefore, she worked at University of Toronto as a student researcher in the Faculty of Dentistry. She completed the Dental Hygiene program at APLUS Institute with Honors. Marilena joined Dolphin dental clinic as a Registered Dental Hygienist in July 2016. She constantly expands her knowledge and skills by attending professional courses and training. Her caring attitude, meticulous attention to detail, and excellent communication skills will make your dental visits pleasant and comfortable. In her free time, Marilena enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travelling, running, doing yoga, and snowboarding.