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Welcome to Sheppard West Dental in North York

For over 25 years our dentists have been providing North York patients with the dental care they need and deserve.

We offer a range of dental services and treatment planning to help you achieve and maintain your oral health. With short wait times, multiple appointment bookings for families, dental technology and dental sedation options, we strive to make each appointment as comfortable and convenient as possible.

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Meet Our North York Dentists

Aiming for a healthier smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

Our Dentists
  • Dr. David Bernstein

    General Dentist

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  • Dr. Kassra Baghaei

    General Dentist

    After moving to Ajax in 2005, Dr. Baghaei began his journey of learning and passion for dentistry at University of Western Ontario where he completed his Bachelor of Medical Science degree (Honours) with distinction. During his time at Western University Dr. Baghaei immersed himself in cancer research, dental outreach programs, and further involved himself with the pre-dental society. Following this, Dr. Baghaei obtained his dental degree (Honours) from University College Cork, during which he was nominated as class president.

    Dr. Baghaei returned home to serve his local community in Durham. Taking a patient-centred approach his top priority is the education and comfort of his patients. Dr. Baghaei ensures a calm and collaborative environment which have allowed him to build trusting relationships with his patients.

    Dr Baghaei is always ready for a conversation and will help his patients to play an active role in their oral health. Outside the office Dr. Baghaei enjoys spending time with family and friends while counting down the days to camping season.

  • Dr. Sanjay Joshi

    General Dentist

    Dr. Sanjay Joshi has been a part of the Bernstein Dental Centre team for many years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University of Cleveland in 2001, and has been enjoying dentistry ever since. He speaks several languages.

  • Dr. Shawn Groyeski

    General Dentist

    Dr. Shawn Groyeski graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 2012, with a Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) degree. He then moved to Chicago to complete a General Practice Residency program at Loyola University Medical Center and the Hines VA Medical Center. There, he provided comprehensive dental care in a hospital setting to all, including the medically compromised and patients with special needs.

    Prior to dental school, Dr. Groyeski completed the Kinesiology and Health Sciences program at York University, graduating with Honours from the Bachelors of Science (B.Sc.) program. During the program, he received awards and scholarships recognizing his scholastic achievements, as well as his leadership and character. He holds membership in the Ontario and American Dental Associations (ODA & ADA), and in the renowned Alpha Omega Dental Society (AO), where he serves on the board of the Toronto Chapter.

    As an active member of the Toronto Crown Bridge Study Club, he is able to fulfill his passion for continuing education and advanced training, which ultimately leads to him being able to deliver the best level of care to his patients.

    Outside of the office, Dr. Groyeski enjoys spending time with his family, including his two infant children and puppy; travelling abroad as time allows; as well as playing baseball, hockey, and golf.

  • David Abraham

    General Dentist

    Dr. David Abraham received an Honours BSc in Life Sciences degree from McMaster University, followed by his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Ontario Dental Association, and the Alpha Omega Dental Society.

    Dr. Abraham prides himself in creating genuine connections with his patients and takes a comprehensive approach to their care. Dr. Abraham creates a warm and welcoming environment, ensuring a calm and comfortable dental experience.

    Dr. Abraham is committed to staying at the forefront of dental advancements and continually engages in the latest research and developments. He specializes in fillings, crowns and bridges, root canals, extractions, pediatrics, and nitrous oxide sedation.

    In 2022, Dr. Abraham partook in a dental outreach mission to Grenada, where he had the opportunity to help many underserved individuals, and he plans to continue his dental volunteer work. Dr. Abraham grew up in Thornhill. He enjoys playing and watching sports, traveling, and experimenting with new recipes in his spare time.

  • Dr. Gautam Matta


    Dr. Matta attended McMaster University for his undergraduate studies where he majored in Life Sciences and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. During this time, he decided to pursue a career in dentistry.

    Dr. Matta attended New York University College of Dentistry where he received a Doctor of Dental Surgery and completed a specialization in the Honors in Orthodontics program to gain more experience. He also served as the President of the NYU Orthodontic Society. Dr. Matta has also participated in mission trips to Kenya and Ecuador to provide dental care for underprivileged communities.

    After NYU, Dr. Matta completed his specialty training at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. He earned a certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, while also earning a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology for his research on mini-implant temporary anchorage device stability.

    In private practice, he enjoys the challenge of treating complicated orthodontic cases requiring adjunct orthognathic surgery, like those with cleft palate, or dentofacial abnormalities.

    From The Hammer to the Big Apple, and back to Hogtown, Dr. Matta is grateful to return home. When he's not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, girlfriend, and friends, rooting for the Maple Leafs, Raptors, and Blue Jays, and catching movies at the theatre. In 2014, he achieved a major bucket list goal by running the New York City Marathon. As if that wasn't challenging enough, he completed the New York City Triathlon in 2016, which involved swimming, biking, and running!

Why Choose Sheppard West Dental?

What You Get at Our Dental Clinic

Sheppard West Dental is a latex-free dental clinic that offers a broad range of services to help North York patients achieve healthier, brighter smiles.

Preventive Guidance

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Family Appointments

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Multiple Languages

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Latex-Free Care

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A Clear Alternative to Braces

Invisalign clear aligners are an orthodontic treatment option for North York teens and adults.

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Invisalign is designed to correct orthodontic issues without the need for brackets and wires.

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Be Proud of Your Smile

Cosmetic Dental Services in North York

From teeth whitening to veneers, bonding and more, our cosmetic services can help give you the confidence to show off your smile.

With the cosmetic dental services available at Sheppard West Dental, we can help you to achieve your smile goals. Whether you are looking to whiten the colour of your teeth or create a more symmetrical and even smile, our North York dentists will work with you to create a custom dental treatment plan.

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Find Us in the Heart of North York

We are located off Yonge St. on Sheppard Ave. W in the heart of North York. Our dental clinic is accessible by public transit and also offers free on-site parking.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Aiming for a straighter, whiter smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

  • Are you open on weekends?

    We recognize that many of our patients have busy weekdays, so at Sheppard West Dental we offer weekend appointments to accommodate your schedule, so you and your family can receive dental care when it suits you best. Our weekend hours vary, so we recommend checking our website or calling our office to confirm availability and schedule an appointment.

  • Do you accept emergency patients?

    We understand that dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly. Our team will attempt to accommodate you as soon as we can.

  • How do I prepare for my first appointment?

    For your first appointment, here’s how you and your family can prepare:

    • Have your identification and insurance cards ready.
    • If applicable, fill out any digital intake forms you may have received.
    • Bring a list of any medications you are taking.
    • If possible, bring copies of previous dental records and X-rays.
    • Plan to arrive about 10-15 minutes early to complete any last-minute paperwork.
    • Note any questions or concerns about your oral health to discuss with the dentist.
    Following these steps can help ensure a smooth and efficient first visit, allowing you to focus on discussing your dental health with your new dentist.

  • What languages do your staff speak?

    The dentists and team at Sheppard West Dental in Toronto speak English, Persian, Hebrew, Persian, Spanish and Tagalog to serve our diverse community better. Our team strives to provide clear communication and comfortable dental experiences for all our patients. If you need help in a specific language, let us know! We'll check if we have someone at the clinic who can speak with you in your language.

  • Do you accept the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP)?

    Yes, Sheppard West Dental in Toronto accepts Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) coverage. For more details, please contact our office.

  • Do you offer financing options?

    Understanding that dental care is a key part of overall health, for certain treatments financing options may be available. Our team at Sheppard West Dental is happy to discuss your options and help you plan your treatment. We aim to make dental care manageable and affordable for everyone in our community.

  • Are you accepting new patients?

    Absolutely! We are always happy to welcome new patients into our dental family. Whether you’re seeking routine care, have a specific dental issue, or are interested in cosmetic procedures, we’re here to provide personalized dental care. Please contact our clinic to schedule your first appointment. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your best smile!

  • Do you provide dental services for children?

    At Sheppard West Dental in Toronto, we’re proud to offer comprehensive dental care for children. Our team is experienced in working with young patients and is committed to making their dental visits as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. We provide various dental services to support your child's oral health journey.

  • What services do you offer?

    At Sheppard West Dental, our team is committed to providing personalized dental care for the entire family. We offer a broad range of services to maintain and improve oral health, including children's dentistry, teeth whitening, veneers, emergency dentistry, dental implants, teeth extractions, and more. We strive to create a comfortable, welcoming environment where your comfort and dental wellness are our top priority.

New Patients Always Welcome

Looking for a dentist in North York? We're happily accepting new patients at our dental clinic! Contact us to get started today. 

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