OUR DOWNTOWN TORONTO DENTAL TEAM
Your Oral Health is our Priority
Dr. Arash Ghassabei and his skilled dental team are proud to serve the dental needs of Toronto, Mid-town, North York and the Greater Toronto Area. We are conveniently located downtown Toronto just east of University Avenue on King Street.
Our Toronto dental team members are experts in Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry. We strive to provide our patients with the highest level of care; our team regularly attends specialized courses in dental services. We will work with you to establish a dental treatment plan tailored to your specifications that involve oral health and beautiful teeth.
DR. ARASH GHASSABEI, D.D.S.
Dr. Ghassabei is an accomplished and experienced dentist in Toronto, with a dental degree from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. He has a passion for cosmetic and implant dentistry, and takes great pride in the numerous beautiful smiles he has created. He is passionate and cares about the oral health needs of patients from their first tooth to maintaining smiles over a lifetime.
Dr Ghassabei is a member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association, and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO). He is also an active member and fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).
Dr. Ghassabei is married with one son. When he is out of the office, he enjoys travelling, camping, sailing, and spending time with his wife and son.
DR. DIANNA MALKIN, PERIODONTIST
Dr. Dianna Malkin, D.D.S., M.Sc. (Perio) F.R.C.D.(C) received her dental degree at Western University (UWO) after studying Chemistry at York University. After practicing as a general dentist for several years, she pursued her specialty training in Periodontics and Implant Surgery. She received her Master’s in Periodontology at the University of Toronto. Her master’s research focused on diabetic healing of bone tissue.
Dr. Malkin is a Canadian board-certified periodontist. Her scope of practice includes treatment of periodontal diseases, soft tissue grafting and regeneration of periodontal tissues. She also performs a wide range of implant dentistry procedures such as dental implant placement, ridge preservation and bone grafting surgeries including ridge augmentation and sinus grafting. She is a clinical instructor at the University of Toronto in Undergraduate Dentistry. Dr. Malkin is a Fellow at the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. She is a member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association, the Alpha Omega Dentistry Organization and was a past president of the student chapter branch at Western University. As an advocate for improving patient education and access to dental care, she was on the Executive Committee for Oral Health, Total Health London, an organization devoted to promoting access to care for special needs patients. She was also an active participant in the Dental Outreach Community Service program in London.
Dr. Malkin speaks three languages and loves travelling. She enjoys hiking, painting and tennis. Dr. Malkin treats her patients with great care and respect. She wants all her patients to leave their dental appointments with a beautiful, healthy smile and a happy heart.
DR. GOLSA SAMII-SAKET, D.D.S.
Dr. Golsa received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Toronto after finishing her B.Sc. in Psychology. She is innovative and utilizes current techniques in dentistry.
Dr. Golsa strongly believes in promoting oral health and disease prevention by educating her patients. Her ambition as a dentist is to provide comprehensive oral care to patients of all ages in a friendly, fun and supportive manner.
In her free time, she loves to spend time with family and friends, travel and exercise.
Marilyn Medina is a registered dental hygienist who has been practicing since 2006. Graduated from Oxford College in 2005, she has developed excellent clinical skills in the field of dental hygiene and a diligent characteristic that is cherished by her colleagues and patients from diverse backgrounds. Marilyn is not only respected as a hygienist, but also as a wife, mother and friend. Having that said, she knows that visiting the dentist may be a frightening experience, but she never fails in creating an environment that is relaxed, casual and comfortable for patients. As the recipient of the class of 2005 Scaler Award, Marilyn strives in providing excellent oral care for her patients.
Sarah received her HBSc from University of Toronto in 2006 and graduated with honours from the Dental Hygiene Program at George Brown College in 2009. She always knew she wanted to work in the health care field and completed her undergraduate studies in Human Biology Life Sciences. After working part-time at Mount Sinai hospital during her studies, she realized she had a passion for oral health and pursued her dental hygiene studies at George Brown College. She is a member of College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO) and Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association (ODHA). She is happily married to her husband and together they have two beautiful children. In her spare time, she enjoys many hobbies, such as travelling and spending time with my family and friends.
Liza graduated with honours from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxillaries in 2014. She has a passion and love for dentistry since joining at a dental office in the State of Kuwait, although she was a nurse by profession in the Phillipines. Liza has been a dental assistant for more than 20 years. She is happily married and blessed with two children, a son and a daughter. In her free time, Liza has a strong passion for photography and loves to travel with family and friends. On weekends, she enjoys riding a bike or going on a hike with her husband, and loves to cook and sing.
Tima (Office Manager)
Tima was born in Canada and moved to Portugal at the age of 12, where she attended school. Although interested in Architecture and Art, she was accidentally introduced to the dental field and has been in it for over 30 years. She is constantly enrolled in courses or attending dental seminars and group studies. Her passion for dentistry, and determination in making a positive influence on people’s lives are evident in the way she deals with others.
Tima has been happily married to her husband Jose for over 32 years and is the proud mother of two sons and a grandmother to 3 amazing grandchildren. She loves reading and is an avid soccer fan.