Our team at Park Haven Dental.
Dr. Puneet Gill (Primary Dentist)
Dr. Puneet Gill is the primary female dentist at Park Haven Dental, Oakville. Dr. Gill completed her doctor of dental surgery degree at the University of Toronto where she received the OKU academic achievement award upon graduation, given for academic excellence to the top members of the class. Dr. Gill continued her pursuit of academic and clinical practice by completing a general practice residency at Rochester General Hospital in Rochester, New York.
She has also completed a two year Comprehensive Straight Wire and Functional Orthodontic Program and has been providing comprehensive orthodontic care for several years. She is also certified in providing Invisalign. Dr. Gill is experienced in all aspects of dentistry with a special focus on orthodontics-braces and invisalign, esthetic dentistry and implant dentistry. She enjoys keeping up to date with the latest dental trends and techniques by regularly attending continuing educational courses. Her primary goal is to provide comprehensive dental treatment that is patient-centered.
Dr. Gill is an active member in good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO), ODA and AGD.
Since her graduation Dr. Gill has celebrated her marriage and her two kids. Dr. Gill’s personal interests include traveling, skiing and camping.
Dr. Steve Van (Cosmetic Dentist)
Dr. Steve Van received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at the University of Western Ontario in 2005 after completing an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Chemistry from the same university in 2001.
Dr. Van has received comprehensive training in dental implants and bone grafting, with Dr. Ken Hebel from the Handson Training Institute, London, ON. He has been extensively trained in Occlusion and Full Mouth Reconstruction with Dr. Peter Dawson at the Dawson Academy, Florida; with Dr. Frank Spears at Spear Education Center in Scottsdale, Arizona; and with Dr. John Kois at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington.Dr. Van is certified to administer conscious sedation with nitrous oxide as well as oral sedation.
Having been providing comprehensive and cosmetic dental care for Cambridge since 2007 at Cedar Dental Centre, Dr. Van enjoys improving your smile from restoring a single tooth with composite, porcelain crown or dental implant to a full mouth reconstruction.
In his spare time, Dr. Van enjoys playing with his two kids. He loves everything about the Canadian outdoors. He skies in the winter; in the summer he enjoys biking, camping, and running marathons.
Dr. Raffaella Iezzi (Associate Dentist)
Dr. Iezzi did her undergraduate at University of Toronto and graduated with Honours in Bachelor of Science. She went on to complete the doctor of dental surgery program at University of Toronto and graduated with Distinction. She has a keen interest in keeping up with new and innovative aspects of dentistry. She is another female dentist who enjoys providing comprehensive and patient-centered dental care. Patients are drawn to her gentle and caring personality. She loves spending time with her family and in her spare time enjoys cycling, watching movies and going to the gym.
Dr. Zeena Alsalman (Associate Dentist)
Dr. Zeena Alsalman earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas School of Dentistry in San Antonio. She completed an advanced education in general dentistry at the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston. Her residency focused on complex dental care including oral surgery, root canals, cosmetic dentistry, and implants.
Dr. Zeena Alsalman moved from her hometown of Houston, TX to the GTA following residency and has practiced in Southern Ontario since. She is known as "Dr. Zeena" by her patients, who would tell you that she is dedicated, friendly, and caring. As a mother, Dr. Zeena enjoys family dentistry and is passionate about providing care for patients of all ages. She's devoted to pursuing her practice of dentistry by attending various courses, seminars and conventions. She is an active member in good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) and the Ontario Dental Association (ODA).
Mercedes (Patient Co-ordinator)
Mercedes is the Patient Coordinator at Park Haven Dental. She is very experienced and knowledgeable about dental procedures and insurance plans. She goes above and beyond to help and accomodate you in managing your appointments and dealing with your dental treatment plan. Her dedication and efficiency ensures the patient experience and their dental treatment goes smoothly.
Michelle (Dental Hygenist - RDH)
Michelle is one of the dental hygienists at Park Haven Dental. She is extremely friendly and self-motivated when it comes to learning about new technology and procedures. Her optimism and warm smile make patients feel comfortable at each visit. Michelle is an excellent educator and is more than willing to talk about your oral health needs. Michelle is always ready to listen and more than willing to accommodate your needs and interests. She also has a keen interest in orthodontics and esthetics. Patients rave about her gentle nature and pleasant demeanour.
Sam (Dental Hygienist- RDH)
Sam is one of the dental hygienists at Park Haven Dental. Sam ensures that the patients enjoy a calm and caring atmosphere during their dental appointments. Her attention to detail and professional enthusiasm is very regarded by the patients and the team. She takes pride in promoting healthy oral hygiene and staying current with new techniques. Sam is bilingual and is fluent in English and French. She enjoys snowboarding and spending time with family and friends.
Melissa (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Melissa is one of the dental hygienists at Park Haven. She graduated from The Canadian Academy of Dental Hygiene. She is bilingual and is fluent in Polish & English, and is working towards learning Spanish. She enjoys playing piano, as she completed 8 practical exams with the Royal Conservatory of Music. She also enjoys spending time with animals - especially her German Shepherd and cat.
Lacey (Certified Dental Assistant)
Lacey is an integral part of our dental team. She graduated from George Brown College Dental Assisting and is currently a level II assistant. She is certified in Koday Digital Radiography and is NDBA certified. Lacey also has advanced training in assisting for orothodontics. Lacey is friendly and caring. Her optimism and warm smile make patients feel comfortable at each visit. She is extremely well-liked by patients and staff, and her gentle nature is appreciated by all those that she encounters. In her spare time, Lacey enjoys painting, baking and cooking.
Amna (Certified Dental Assistant)
Amna is one of the dental assistants at Park Haven Dental. Being in the dental field, she has enjoyed learning and expanding her dental knowledge. Amna's enthusiastic personality and caring manner has the ability to calm even the most anxious patient. When she is away from work, Amna enjoys spending time with her family and express her artistic passions through cooking and decorating.
Joanna (Certified Dental Assistant)
Joanna is an exciting addition to our team and has been a dental assistant for over 10 years. She is very knowledgeable about the dental procedures and is exteremly thorough when she assists. Her gentle demeanour and warm interactions ensures that the patients are in good hands.