Dr. Duri Hafiz
Dr. Duri Hafiz is an experienced, skillful dentist focused on providing quality dental care to her patients. Her goal is to work towards the upliftment of the community. She is a firm believer in Doctor patient rapport, kids love Dr. Duri since she tries to make them as comfortable as possible. In addition, she can fluently communicate in multiple languages (e.g., English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Kashmiri).
Dr. Duri received the bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery (BDS) from Bangalore University in India in 1998. She completed her National Dental Examining Board (NDEB) equivalency process in 2014. She is licensed with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO). As a result, she has had the unique advantageous and enriching experience of practicing in Canada and India.
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Dr. Duri has attended various continuing education programs at the University of Toronto, HPDA, ODA, as per Ontario regulations. She actively participates in Dental Education courses and workshops, which helps her to stay updated with the latest developments in dentistry. She attends dental conferences and dental trade shows on a regular basis. She is a member of Ontario Dental Association (ODA) and Canadian Dental Association (CDA).
After graduation, she practiced in India for 10 years until she moved to Canada. After she moved to Canada and successfully completed the NDEB equivalency process; she has been working in multiple dental offices within the GTA as an associate dentist. She has been practicing in Mississauga and Brampton for over 4 years. Overall, she has 19 years of dental experience working in both Canada and India.
Dr. Martha Somaschini
Dr. Martha Somaschini is a graduate from USP, University of Sao Paulo. After completing her dental training, Dr. Somaschini completed an additional two-year residency in radiology at the Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, Brazil; completing a master’s and PhD degree in Oral Medicine at the University of Sao Paulo. Additionally, Dr. Somaschini gained the professional experience through a year as a research fellow at the Medical College of Wisconsin, USA. She graduated with honours in all her postgraduate studies and was the recipient of numerous scholarships for her clinical and academic achievements. In Canada, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto for two years. She is an author/co-author in clinical and research papers published in respected scientific journals as BMC Cancer: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology and Endodontics: The Cleft-Palate Craniofacial Journal, Dent maxillofacial Radiology: PLOS One.
Dr. Somaschini is committed to providing tailored and high standards of dental care. During her practicing years, Dr. Somaschini gained experience from providing advanced dental care to patients that had craniofacial anomalies and medically compromised patients. Dr. Somaschini worked concurrently with various other dental specialists including oral surgeons (implants, wisdom teeth), prosthodontists (cosmetic, crown and bridge, dentures), periodontists (gum surgery, implants), oral pathologists and pediatric dentists. Dr. Somaschini is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario Dental Association.