DENTISTS

Dr. Ira Schecter

Dr. Ira Schecter

Dentist, DDS

Dr. Ira Schecter has been placing dental implants for over 30 years. Ira will assess your needs and provide a comprehensive treatment plan, including financial options.
He will make sure you understand your unique implant procedure every step of the way. He prides himself on ensuring that your needs are met.

Ira has extensive experience with all implant situations, implant placement directly into fresh extraction sites, immediate temporization and, as well, the demands of full-mouth restorations. Our on-site dental laboratory provides our patients with an accurate and timely delivery of custom designed temporaries and completed cases.

It is our pleasure to serve you in the most up-to-date and efficient way possible. We look forward to serving you and your family and friends.
Ira treats your family as if they were his own. His extensive new patient examination coupled with his friendly treatment planning style keeps his patients smiling.

Our hygiene team provides the recall visits and periodontal therapy treatment necessary for maximum health benefits. We teach the techniques you need to know to maintain your oral health between visits.
Ira and his hygiene team know healthy gums are directly associated with overall good health.

Dr. Michael Schecter

Dr. Michael Schecter

Dentist, DDS

Dr. Michael Schecter has been placing implants for over ten years. Michael has focused on ceramic/zirconia implants since their arrival in Canada. He trained with Z-system before they were available in Canada in anticipation of the current 2 piece zirconia implant. The 2-piece provides the reliability and ease of a conventional implant along with the gum support of a ceramic implant.

He will assess your needs and provide a comprehensive treatment plan. He offers patients alternative remedies to pharmaceuticals, reduced toxicity, and organic products to promote gentle healing. He takes a special interest in treating all patients on their own terms. Michael is experienced incorporating dental health into your overall life balance.

Michael’s passion is to provide the extraordinary benefits of Biological Dentistry to his patients. Moreover, he is conscious of the health controversies prevalent in dentistry today.

He is well aware of the overall health benefits of treating the whole body and considers the well-being of his patients his number one priority.

He keeps current by attending Biological Dental lectures and workshops and through his membership in The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). Michael looks forward to addressing your needs with the most effective treatment possible.

Dr. Stephen Wasserman

Dr. Stephen Wasserman

Dentist, DDS

Dr. Stephen Wasserman BSc, DDS graduated from the University of Toronto. He’s been practicing since 1975 and has 42 years experience in the field to draw from. With years of practicing as a general practitioner, Stephen’s core values are centred around treating each individual patient’s dental health according to their own unique requirements. He has always had a passion for holistic wellness and natural dental care practices.

He believes that the key to overall wellness is to optimize the balance between oral and systemic health. Stephen loves to incorporate applied kinesiology into his practice. This is a painless, energy system test that aids in diagnosis of the mouth and entire body. He also is certified through the World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI) in laser dentistry.

In addition, Stephen has completed Postgraduate studies at the University of Buffalo Cosmetic Program, Millennium Aesthetic Institute, and the Canadian Institute for Cosmetic Dental Education (CICDE).
Stephen’s strong appreciation for integrative healing modalities include chiropractic, osteopathic, and naturopathic disciplines for health and preventative maintenance. He’s a keen advocate for a strong nutritional foundation for daily health and wellness.

Stephen personally follows what he advocates by starting each day with a superfood smoothie for optimal vitality and mental clarity. Stephen’s warm, friendly and welcoming presence emanates with each patient. He treats everyone with respect, kindness and the utmost care for their wellbeing. Outside of the clinic you can find Stephen enjoying   time with his family oroutdoors on the golf course.

Dr. Bertha Luk

Dr. Bertha Luk

Dentist, DDS

Dr. Bertha Luk grew up in Toronto and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto. As an undergraduate, she studied Biological and Medical Sciences at the University of Western Ontario, receiving several honours awarding academic excellence.

To offer her patients the highest standard of care, Dr. Luk dedicates her time outside clinical practice to learning the latest advancements in dental research and technology. She is an active member of the Canadian and Ontario Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Luk is experienced in smile makeovers using Invisalign, therapeutic Botox, laser, and veneers. She enjoys working with people of all ages and is very interactive with her patients, providing custom treatment plans to address individual needs.

Growing up following traditional Chinese medicine, Dr. Luk has spent her entire life studying nutrition, and natural remedies to maintain balanced health and prevent ailments. She enjoys pilates, running, and creating recipes for healthy living blog in her spare time.

DENTAL HYGIENISTS

Pam Stevens

Pam Stevens

Registered Dental Hygienist

Meet Pam Stevens. Pam graduated from George Brown Dental Hygiene School and is an extremely experienced hygienist. Pam has been working at Schecter Dental for 30 years. She is one of our longest serving staff member and has been working with Dr. Ira Schecter since he opened his practice.

Pam is loyal and dedicated to her patients and is always up for good conversation, making you laugh in her chair (even if she is cleaning your mouth) and takes pride in her job.

Karen Ng

Karen Ng

Registered Dental Hygienist

Meet Karen Ng. Karen has been working at Schecter Dental for 10 years as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is interested in holistic health and is extremely knowledgeable on how to take care of your teeth naturally. Karen is extremely friendly and loved by our patients.

Mandeep Gill

Mandeep Gill

Registred Dental Hygienist

Mandy takes pride in her work and always strives to make her patients feel relaxed and comfortable. She is a pleasure to have in our office and is always shedding knowledge about dental care to her patients.

DENTAL ASSISTANTS

Debbie Perut

Debbie Perut

Registered Dental Assistant

Meet Debbie Perut. Debbie is a Dental Assistant at Schecter Dental. She graduated from Career Canada College in 1996. Debbie is a dedicated team member here at Schecter Dental and has been working at Schecter Dental for 15 years. Our patients enjoy the work that she does and feel comfortable when they see her in the office. She is always up for a good laugh and patients enjoy her company.

Tahiry Vargas

Tahiry Vargas

Registered Dental Assistant

Meet Tahiri Vargas. Tahiri has been a Dental Assistant at Schecter Dental since 2006. She is a responsible member of our team and always enjoyable to have around. Tahiri is extremely knowledgeable in holistic dental care and takes pride in her abilities as an assistant.

Lusina Elchian-Barnov

Lusina Elchian-Barnov

Registered Dental Assistant

Lucina has been with Schecter Dental for over 1 year. She is a valuable member of our team and is liked by all. She is always positive and makes our patients feel comfortable during their visit. She is very knowledgeable in the dental field and follows the practices of biological dentistry.