My profession gives me the means to connect with my patients and help them achieve optimal health. Gaining patients’ trust and making them feel comfortable during treatment is my ultimate goal, and seeing their smile as an expression of satisfaction with my performance is my ultimate reward. I am honored to have the privilege to care for my patients and to contribute to their good health and well-being.
I appreciate that, by applying my knowledge and skills, I can make such a big improvement in people’s lives. Knowing that with my own two hands I can provide treatment to a patient when is most needed is a great feeling that keeps me going.
Education and Continuing Education
I began my career in dentistry as a dental technician before becoming a dentist, and through my work, I was often exposed to the dental office environment. I loved the interaction between the dentists, their team members, and patients, and decided to become a dentist as well. It was the best decision I have ever made!
- University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila in Bucharest, Romania
- University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Doctorate of Dental Surgery
I believe that continuous education helps me keep the pace with the latest developments in dentistry. Also, through interaction with other dentists, I gain more experience and have the chance to learn from the way they approach various treatment situations. This ultimately helps me provide the best care to my patients by applying all the knowledge gained during the numerous hours spent in continuous education courses and seminars.
- Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
- Ontario Dental Association
- Canadian Dental Association
- Ottawa Dental Society
Outside the Office
I grew up in Bucharest, Romania, and came to Canada in 2006 together with my family. Since 2011, we’ve called Ottawa home. Adriana, my wife, is a beautiful, funny, great woman and is also a very successful dentist! We have a daughter and a son: Lea and Matt. They make sure that our life is filled with happiness every moment. Our dog Buddy is a small, yappy Yorkie, and brings us joy every day.
When I’m away from work I enjoy spending time with my family and doing various activities together. I always try to find time to watch a good movie or a good documentary. I like swimming, skiing, and playing soccer and table tennis. Whenever I have the chance I like to fix things around the house, though I don’t always succeed!