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Practicing dentistry for 29 years, Dr. Robert Axelrad has owned and managed his own dental practice since 1997. He moved his clinic to its current, state-of-the-art dental office in Brampton in 2002 to accommodate his growing list of happy patients. Dr. Axelrad did his education at the University of McGill in Montreal and is a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.). Over his career, he has gained experience in a wide variety of dental procedures.
Dr. Axelrad is known for being caring and thorough in his dental practice, often times meeting with new patients for up to an hour, making sure they’re properly diagnosed and that treatment is properly planned. Dr. Axelrad continuously tries to make the dental experience better for every patient. When not practicing dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his family, singing, reading, exercising and watching movies. After doing much of his education in Montreal, Dr. Axelrad has a firm grasp on the French language to accompany his English.
Experience counts and Dr. Rick Horenfeldt has it in spades. Dr. Horenfeldt has been practicing dentistry for over 30 years. Outside the dentist office, Dr. Horenfeldt lives a very active lifestyle and spends lots of time with his family. He enjoys boating and golfing in the summer, skiing in the winter, and all sorts of travelling. Dr. Horenfeldt speaks English.
With nearly 20 years of experience in dentistry, Dr. Keshavarz has dedicated her life to the profession and the care of her patients. Dr. Keshavarz believes in taking time to understand the dental health needs of each of her patients. Recently, she has taken up bike riding and especially enjoys riding with her kids. She speaks both English and Farsi.
Evelyne is a jack of all trades at the dental office. She has over 15 years of experience in the corporate world, a Master’s degree in Real Estate Development from New York University (NYU) and a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Real Estate from McGill University. She has also worked in banking for more than 10 years. Evelyne’s business experience is a big addition to the daily operations of Dr. Axelrad’s team. When not working, she enjoys yoga, dancing and taking care of her family. Evelyne speaks both English and French.
Sasha is our office manager. With over a decade of experience to her name, she’s known for her attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills and kindness. Sasha graduated from the Dental Assisting and Reception program at CDI College. She is certified in both CPR and HARP (X-ray safety). Outside the office, Sasha loves spending time with her husband and dog. An active person, she enjoys snowboarding, camping, rock climbing and rollerblading. Sasha speaks both English and Italian.
A graduate of the Canadian College of Dental Health, Noreen has been a dental hygienist for over 10 years. She is certified in CPR and HARP (x-ray safety) and affiliated with the College of Dental Hygienists and Ontario Dental Hygiene Association. She is also trained in Soft Tissue Management Therapy – and has lots of good advice for patients on how to take care of their mouths. Noreen loves the outdoors and to “trek.” She also loves entertaining others and cooking. She speaks four languages: Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu and English.
Derlyn is the “veteran” dental hygienist at Dr. Axelrad’s dentist office. She has over 15 years worth of experience as a dental assistant and graduated from the A-Plus Institute of Dental Hygiene in 2005. Derlyn is affiliated with the College of Dental Hygienists and the Ontario Dental Hygiene Association. Her dental experience is very eclectic; Derlyn is trained in digital x-rays, CPR, HARP (x-ray safety), Invisalign, sterilization, and Sapphire/Zoom Whitening and more! Away from the dental office, Derlyn loves to cook, whether she’s at home, camping or traveling. She’s a colourful personality who enjoys singing and dancing and likes to get her competitive fire going at the bowling alley or on the badminton court. Along with English, Derlyn speaks Tagalog and Visaya.
Suzy is an experienced dental hygienist who takes great care of every patient. She has been a dental hygienist for a decade, having graduated from the Regency Dental Hygiene Academy. Several years before that, she graduated from Georgian College’s Dental Assisting program. Like all the team members at Dr. Axelrad Family Dentistry, Suzy has proper certification in every relevant area. She’s certified in CPR and HARP (x-ray safety). Suzy would describe herself as a lover of the outdoors when she isn’t working as a dental hygienist. She loves to camp, hike, travel and play soccer. Suzy speaks English and Portuguese.
Rhona brings a unique combination of experience and nurture to Dr. Axelrad’s dental office. She has worked for 15 years as a dental assistant, having graduated from CDI. However, she also previously worked as a hairstylist and a caregiver for children. As a result, Rhona takes special pride in taking care of people as she helps them with their dental needs. She represents the blueprint of what every staffer brings to Dr. Axelrad’s office in that she helps make the environment positive and fun. Rhona’s affiliations include the Ontario Dental Assistant Association. She is also certified in CPR and HARP (x-ray safety). Outside the dental office, Rhona enjoys the warm weather. She loves to golf and play water sports. She speaks English.
Inna has a special understanding of how to provide patients with the utmost care and understanding. Before her 10 years of experience as a dental assistant and graduating from George Brown College, Inna was a medical nurse in Ukraine. Her vast experience dealing with patients of all sorts makes her the ideal dental assistant for Dr. Axelrad’s dental office. Inna’s affiliations include the Ontario Dental Association. She is also certified in CPR and HARP (x-ray safety). Inna has fun both indoors and outdoors when she isn’t on the job. She likes to read and draw and has a passion for interior decorating. Inna also loves to garden and enjoy the beauty of nature. She speaks English and Ukrainian.
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