Our dentists and team members are always happy to see patients enter and leave our office with a smile. Get to know a little bit about the dentists at Thornhill Smiles.
Dr. Fayad has been practicing in the GTA for over 20 years following the completion of his DDS QP at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry. He continued working part time at U of T as a clinical instructor for many years sharing his knowledge and experience with the new generation of dentists. During his career, he continually sought to enhance his knowledge and skills in all aspects of dentistry, which included taking residencies in multiple implant systems, mastering various orthodontic treatments including Invisalign in addition to restorative and cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, prosthetics, and functional dentistry. This has enabled him to take a multidisciplinary approach when creating treatment plans and giving patients the full range of their options.
Educating and communicating with the patient is at the forefront of Dr. Fayad’s dental philosophy is of the highest importance while being very considerate of future prevention as a cornerstone of their oral health.
Born in Moscow to a Russian dentist mother and a Lebanese medical doctor paediatrician father, he was inspired by the amazing details of the dental world, thus deciding to become a dentist at an early age. He completed school during the war-torn years in Lebanon’s history and received his initial dental degree in Russia in 1991. Following this and seeking stability, he immigrated to Canada to pursue his passion for dentistry and to positively impact people's lives through the betterment of their oral health.
In his personal time, Dr. Fayad enjoys traveling, hiking, cycling, and is an avid tennis player and fan of the sport. He also speaks English, French, Russian, Arabic, and Spanish with fluency.
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Dr. David Goldberg was born and raised in Toronto. He graduated from the Health Sciences program at McMaster University, and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Schulich Dentistry at Western University. David went on to complete his Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the University of Connecticut in the United States.
David enjoys all aspects of dentistry, and prides himself on offering his patients a wide range of services, including implants, root canals, wisdom teeth removal, complex surgeries, prosthetics, Invisalign, pediatrics, and cosmetic dentistry. Due to his vast experience and training in all aspects of dentistry, he is uniquely positioned to offer a diverse and multi-disciplinary approach to dental care. Patient satisfaction is David’s number one goal, and he feels truly fulfilled when he sees his patients’ lives transformed through their new smiles. In addition, David always strives to maximize the patient experience, and is always keeping up to date on innovative technologies and procedures.
In his free time, David enjoys plugging into the world of popular culture and current events, and is an avid consumer of news, sports, history, and politics. He also enjoys keeping active, travelling, giving back to his community, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.