Our Team


Dr. Edyta Witulska


Dr. Edyta Witulska graduated in 1997 from the Silesian Medical Academy. The first year after graduation, she worked as a dental resident and later as a school dentist, where she treated more than 2,000 children ages 4 to 15 years. She was the principal dental provider for a couple of schools. In those, she organized and implemented a Dental Preventative Program. She was also responsible for Early Interceptive Orthodontic treatment for children. After her husband had been transferred to work in Canada, Dr. Witulska graduated in 2004 with honours from the University of Western Ontario. She was granted a prestigious Dr. Z. Wright Award as a student who achieved the highest Academic standing, in the dental program. Since then she has been working as a full-time Dentist.

Dr. Witulska is very passionate about dentistry, especially the preventative aspects. She believes that the best dental treatment is to prevent disease and dental problems. She also enjoys procedures including aesthetic smile reconstruction as well as Invisalign orthodontic treatment for teenage patients and older. Dr. Witulska has attended multiple continuing education courses over the last 21 years and applies only the latest research-based techniques and treatments.

She enjoys spending time with her family including her 3 children and in her spare time, she is an avid reader and skier.

Dr. Kathy Huynh


Originally from Winnipeg, MB., Dr. Kathy Huynh has been studying and working in Ontario for over a decade. Dr. Kathy attended the University of Western Ontario where she graduated with her Doctor of Dental Surgery with Distinctions after being on the Dean’s List for her 4 years of her dental education. Dr. Kathy also holds a HBSc Degree in Biology and Kinesiology/Health Sciences with Summa Cum Laude distinctions from York University. Before entering dental school, she worked as a Health Care Project Analyst for the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Kathy prides herself on being patient-centered and promoting good oral and overall health. She enjoys looking for dental courses and conferences to keep her up to date with the most beneficial and optimal techniques to provide her patients with the best care. Outside of the office, Dr. Kathy enjoys traveling to new places and planning her next adventure. She is very active, enjoys a good work out and playing intramural sports. She has completed two half-marathons and has hopes to complete another.

Dr. Alina Solomiychuk


Dr. Alina Solomiychuk attended the University of Florida, USA where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree as well as her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.

Dr. Alina enjoys practicing all aspects of general and family dentistry. She strongly believes in patient education and good communication in order to help her patients make the best decisions when it comes to their oral health. Dr. Alina has a kind and friendly personality and ensures her patients feel comfortable and relaxed during their visits.

Dr. Alina is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Ontario Dental Association, American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.

She is very passionate about healthy eating, fitness, and overall well-being. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, cooking, working out, and reading.

Dr. Palak Shah


Dr. Shah attended the University of Western Ontario, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics, as well as her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Shah enjoys practicing all aspects of general and family dentistry.
Her warm and relaxed chair side approach instantly makes patients feel at ease.
Dr. Shah is passionate about providing high quality dental care to all of her patients and strives to ensure that their dental needs are met.

Dr. Shah is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Ontario Dental Association, American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.

In her spare time, Dr. Shah enjoys travelling with her husband and two young children, is an avid reader and loves to play volleyball.

Dr Jason Gopaul


Bio coming soon…

Paulina Zelazny


Paulina began her dental career as a Level 2 Dental Assistant before graduating from Denturism in 2003. She works with several dentists and oral surgeons providing the best care for her patients.

She is a firm believer in educating her patients about their oral health, and discussing their various treatment options in an easy-to-understand manner.

Her friendly and outgoing personality put patients at complete ease during their appointments.

She takes great pride in her work and is constantly taking various courses and seminars to stay up-to-date with the newest methods in the world of Denturism.

She is a member in good standing with The College of Denturists and she has also been a member of The Denturist Association of Ontario for over 15 years.

Paulina is a mother to three girls and in her spare time she enjoys travelling the world with her family, skiing, staying active and reading.

Dr. Joel Schacher


Dr. Joel Schacher is a native of Toronto. He completed both his undergraduate and dental training at the University of Toronto, obtaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1977. His Orthodontic Specialty Certification was received at Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, New York in 1980.

Dr. Schacher is the founder and President of the Ontario branch of the Damon Orthodontic Study Club and regularly presents to dental offices and groups on the topic of facial driven orthodontic treatment. Dr. Schacher has been a Damon System orthodontist since 2003. In addition to being a member of the Ontario Dental Association and the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, he is currently a life member of both the Ontario and American Association of Orthodontists.

Dr. Schacher is currently part of the speaker’s bureau for Crest/Oral-B and Proctor and Gamble lecturing on various topics including oral hygiene in both orthodontic and general practice. As well, Dr. Schacher is a member of the Dental Programme Advisory Committee of George Brown which helps advise the College on areas of course content for auxiliary graduates entering dental practices.

Dr. Schacher brings to his treatment approach a blend of experience, knowledge and enthusiasm which allows him to relate to patients of all ages.

Dr. Ryan Margel

Endodontist, DMD, MS, FRCD(C)

Dr. Ryan Margel, DMD, MS, FRCD(C) is our Endodontist who specializes in root canals. Originally from Toronto, he graduated with distinction from York University with a major Mathematics. In 2009, Dr. Margel obtained his dental degree from The University of Pennsylvania. He then went on to work as a general dentist for two years prior to embarking on a two-year specialty program at Marquette University in Endodontics. His Masters thesis investigated the anatomical complexities of molar root canals. Dr. Margel is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, sports, exercise, and traveling.

Dr. Mark Cicci


Dr. Mark Cicci graduated from University of Toronto with Honors in 1992. Dr. Cicci had his own practice in Etobicoke, On from 1992 to 2003, when he then sold his practice to work in Oral surgery with sedation at multiple office across the GTA. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his 4 sons and traveling.

Dr. Daniel Fortino

Periodontist, DDS, MS, FRCD, (C)

Bio coming soon…

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