We have a team of kid friendly dentists and specialists that work hard everyday to provide a great experience for your child. This in turn means a great attitude towards dental health, and that means healthy teeth for life. Thank you for giving your child that gift!
SmileTown was founded in 2012 as a child centred facility that encourages parent participation in their child’s oral health. The more you know, the better equipped you are to make the appropriate parenting decisions.
SmileTown kid friendly dentists strive to provide a receptive and sensitive environment in which we can offer effective, predictable and successful treatment for your child. Our goal is to create a positive experience for your child and for you.
A great experience for your child means a great attitude towards dental health, and that means healthy teeth for life. Thank you for giving your child that gift!
Our kid friendly dentists are active members of:
Dr. Paul Azzopardi obtained his dental degree from the University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Dentistry. After graduating from dental school, he went on to complete a post-graduate General Practice Residency at the University of Alberta School of Dentistry where he gained experience providing dental treatment in a hospital setting. He then practiced primarily hospital dentistry at the Southampton Hospital and Owen Sound Hospital where he treated children and special needs patients under general anaesthesia. His passion for providing care to patients that require sedation to tolerate dentistry led him to pursue a three-year residency in deep sedation and general anaesthesia for dental treatment at the University of Toronto. This residency included training at the Hospital for Sick Children Michael Garron Hospital and Sunnybrook Hospital. In addition to private practice, Dr. Azzopardi is also a Clinical Instructor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. He is committed to providing dental care in a comfortable environment and strives to make dental appointments a positive experience.
Dr. Kim earned both her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in 2001 and Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2006, from the University of Toronto (U of T). She then went on to practice general dentistry for four years before returning to her favourite university to complete a three year residency and Master’s degree in Dental Anaesthesia in 2013. Since then, she has been a clinical instructor for dental anaesthesia residents and continues to teach general medicine to dental students within U of T’s Faculty of Dentistry. Dr. Kim is a member of the Ontario Dental Association and Canadian Academy of Dental Anesthesia.
Dr. Decloux completed his Bachelors of Science at the University of Ottawa in 2007 and his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of British Columbia in 2011. He then went on to practice general dentistry for four years as a Dental Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. He has graduated from the University of Toronto's combined Master/Dental residency, training in Dental Anaesthesia program and is a certified Dental Anaesthesiologist Specialist. Dr. Decloux is a member of: member of the American Society of Dental Anesthesia (ASDA), Canadian Academy of Dental Anesthesia (CADA), Ontario Dental Association (ODA), Ontario Dental Society of Anaesthesiology (ODSA)- President, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA).
Dr. Jonathan Campbell is part owner of the three SmileTown kids dental offices. He graduated from the University of Minnesota faculty of dentistry. While completing his dental degree, he received numerous awards for his outstanding academic merit and clinical skills. Prior to becoming a dentist, Jonathan was an arborist and a dental hygienist. He completed his three-year residency in dental anaesthesiology at the University of Toronto and is now recognized as a certified Dental Anaesthesiology specialist as designated from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. Dr. Campbell is a clinical instructor at the University of Toronto where he teaches dental anaesthesia residents paediatric anaesthesia. He is also a member of the American Society of Dental Anesthesia (ASDA), Canadian Academy of Dental Anesthesia (CADA), Ontario Dental Association (ODA), Ontario Dental Society of Anaesthesiology (ODSA)- Past President and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA). His joy of dentistry continually pushes him to pursue additional knowledge in all areas of a modern dental practice. Of particular interest to him is providing the patient with a comfortable experience and environment in which they are to receive their dental treatment.
Dr. Adams is part owner of our SmileTown kids dental offices. He completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery at London, Ontario’s Western University, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2010. From there he practiced two years in general practice before focusing his career on receiving specialty training in dental anaesthesia with an MSc. in barriers and access to deep sedation and general anaesthesia for dental patients in Ontario. He is a Diplomat of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology. Appreciating the changes in technology, Dr. Adams makes it a priority to keep up-to-date on children’s dentistry, restorative dentistry techniques as well as anaesthesia and sedation. Though he enjoys all aspects of children’s dentistry, he has a real passion for root canal therapy and associated research, to help save primary as well as permanent teeth. He is a member of the Ontario Dental Association, Ontario Dental Society of Anesthesiology (past president), Canadian Academy of Dental Anesthesia (Webmaster and general member), American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists. It is vital for Dr. Adams to ensure that both his patients and their parents understand the treatment as well as provide excellent informed consent. This includes explaining the diagnosis of the child’s teeth, options for repairing them, as well as the alternatives and the prognosis of these treatments. This especially holds true during anesthesia treatment, as he believes patient safety is always the number one priority, patient comfort is number two and then teeth are next. Outside of work and family time, Dr. Adams enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys being outside, being on or near the water as well as travelling around Ontario. Dr. Adams is a huge Formula One fan and is currently learning to play the guitar, which he admits has been a very humbling experience.
Dr. Reynolds graduated from Dalhousie Dental School in 1997 after graduating from UNB in 1993. He began his own practice in 1999 in New Brunswick, which lasted 15 years before deciding to move to Ontario to continue his practice here. Since moving here, he has been an Associate at many general practice offices in Orangeville, Milton, Hamilton and Guelph. He is currently a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) as well as the Ontario Dental Association (ODA). The aspect of dentistry that he finds is most important to patient care is painless dentistry. Patient comfort is always his top priority. When not in the office, Dr. Reynolds enjoys spending time with his wife Nicole of 27 years, his four children and two young grandchildren. He enjoys staying active by playing golf, hockey, soccer and softball as well as playing the guitar and Bass.
Dr. Asghari graduated in 1997 from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, obtaining her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) degree. Due to her great interest in working with children, Dr. Asghari went on to complete her Pediatric Dentistry residency at Melli University of Medical Sciences in September 2000, holding a M.Sc.Degree in Pedodontics. Dr. Asghari says instructing and teaching young passionate dental students along with providing treatments for young patients has been an experience of endless honour and professional joy for her. Dr. Asghari immigrated to Canada in 2013, participated and successfully passed Equivalency Program for international dentists holding by National Dental Examining Board of Canada. She has completed her Medical Emergency Management training and Oral Sedation and N2O Sedation Course at University Of Toronto. Dr. Asgarhi is recognized for her thorough and gentle care of patients. Throughout her dental career, she has successfully treated over 25,000 patients. Dr. Asghari, is a member of Canadian Dental Association, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Ontario Dental Association, and Iranian association of Pediatric Dentistry. She is a mother of two sons, and cherishes the time she spends with her family. She enjoys participating in activities like skiing, fishing and volunteering in activities providing services for kids, teens, and youth. Dr. Atoosa is proud to be a part of the SmileTown professional team and believes SmileTown provides the highest quality dental care for our beloved young ones.
Dr. Gavin Ip earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Western Ontario where he received a Bachelor of Medical Science Honour Specialization degree with distinction in biochemistry. He completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with honours at the University of Toronto. While there he received the Horace Wells Medal in his class for outstanding achievement in anaesthesia. Dr. Gavin Ip went on to pursued his three-year residency and his master's degree in dental anaesthesia at the University of Toronto. He now works as a part time clinical instructor at the Surgeri Center at the University of Toronto. In addition to his academic credentials, Dr. Gavin Ip is a member of the American Society of Dental Anesthesia (ASDA), Canadian Academy of Dental Anaesthesia (CADA), Ontario Dental Association (ODA), Ontario Dental Society of Anaesthesiology (ODSA) and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA). Dr. Gavin Ip enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and son as well as their two poodles who are spoiled rotten! Dr. Gavin Ip also enjoys a wide range of activities from model building, playing piano, archery and target shooting. Dr. Gavin Ip considers himself to be a kid at heart. He is a big fan of superheroes and animated movies. "I get really excited about any upcoming superhero or Disney or Pixar movies. Till this day, I still collect superhero figures!"
Dr. Parisa Akhavan graduated as a Pediatric dentist specialist from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 1998. In addition, Dr. Parisa completed an academic fellowship in Hospital Dentistry at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, where she was actively involved in dental treatment for young children and children with special needs. Dr. Parisa has practiced Pediatric Dentistry for over 20 years. During this time she has provided comprehensive dental care for her pediatric patients from a very young age through adolescence. Moreover, Dr. Parisa was a university faculty member and as an assistant professor, working with many graduate and post graduate university students. After moving to Canada, Dr. Parisa successfully completed the National Dental Examining Board of Canada and obtained her Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario license to practice dentistry in Ontario. Dr. Parisa enthusiastically continues servicing all aspects of dental care for pediatric patients here at SmileTown as she has dedicated career to the treatment of children. Dr. Parisa is a proud member of Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, and Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. In her spare time Dr. Parisa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, swimming and traveling.
Dr. Farah completed an undergraduate degree in applied mathematical sciences, a bachelor of education, and a doctor of dental surgery at the University of Western Ontario. As a math teacher and a dentist, she knows she sounds like the most fun person around! Following receiving her dental degree, Dr. Farah pursued a general practice residency at the Ohio State University. In addition, due to her passion for caring for children Dr. Farah completed a pediatric dentistry fellowship in Buffalo, N.Y.. Dr. Farah also participated in an international internship in a hospital in Batangas City, Philippines, where she enjoyed the friendship and mentorship of local dentists. Dr. Farah is a member of the Ontario Dental Association, the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry. Dr. Farah Abu Sharkh is a very caring member of SmileTown and gets immense pleasure for providing children with beautiful smiles. Outside of work, Dr Farah loves to spend time with her family and friends. She is a proud aunt of 6 kids. She also enjoys kickboxing, yoga, sketching, and cooking.