Creating a Lifetime of Healthy Smiles
MEET Dr. George LimantzakisDr. George Limantzakis received his DDS from McGill University in 1998. He has been practicing dentistry for over seventeen years. He furthered his studies by completing a general practice residency at the Royal Victoria Hospital. His dedication to continuing professional development is evident in his participation in many associations, including the Ontario and Canadian Dental Associations (ODA & CDA), Millenium Dental Study Club, Cornwall and District Dental Society and has served on the Executive Council of the Montreal Dental Club. He was also a clinical instructor at the Royal Victoria Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Oral Health Centre. He is also an active ODA Councillor for the Cornwall and District Dental Society. He has received certification in Lumineer veneers, oral and nitrous oxide (laughing gas) sedation dentistry, intravenous (IV) sedation, Invisalign orthodontics, and implant training (surgical and prosthetic).He strongly believes in giving back to his community and started the Dentistry From the Heart initiative for Cornwall and surrounding areas in 2012 (see Our Community). He also supports various charitable organizations including the Canadian Cancer Society, Alzheimer’s Association, Multiple Sclerosis Society, The United Way, Boys & Girls Club of Cornwall Anti-Bullying Campaigns and the Agape Center. He also proudly sponsors such initiatives as the Seaway Valley Theatre Company, Girl’s Hockey and Soccer leagues, and the United Counties Science Fair. While he loves all aspects of his career, he also keeps busy outside of work. In addition to sharing lots of fun and memorable times with his wife and two young daughters, he enjoys reading, swimming and football.
MEET Dr. Angel Gabev – Associate Dentist Dr. Gabev obtained his chemistry engineering bachelor and master’s degree from Bulgaria, accomplished a yearlong externship at Imperial College Of London University, and acquired Master’s degree in Economics from Humboldt University (Berlin, Germany). He subsequently completed his B.Sc.in Biology from Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) and Dentistry degree (DMD) from McGill University (Montreal, Canada). Subsequently, he went on to complete a comprehensive advanced multidisciplinary residency program at the Eastman Institute For Oral Health – a Rochester University affiliated Hospital with a world renowned program (Rochester,NY, USA). Dr Gabev is a general dentist who was involved in research projects and collaborated on hydro-distillation and ultrasonic herbal extraction technique for preparation of a mouth wash. He regularly attends continuing education courses and seminars staying up to date with new materials, techniques and procedures.
MEET Dr. Abdul Yakan – Associate Dentist Dr. Yakan joined Seaway Family Dental in 2019. Dr. Yakan graduated from the University of Aleppo in 2002. He started working right afterwards at a community heath centre while receiving training in orthodontics at a private dental office in Aleppo. He moved to France in 2004 where he obtained a Certificate of Superior Studies in Dental Materials from the University of Nantes. He obtained a Certificate of Superior Studies in Orthodontics from the University of Toulouse in 2006 and a University Diploma in Orthodontics from the University of Bourgogne in 2008. Dr. Yakan moved to Kuwait in 2008 where he practiced Orthodontics at Taiba Hospital for six years before moving to the USA. In 2016, Dr. Yakan joined the Internationally Trained Dentist Program at the University of Michigan and graduated in 2018 with a DDS degree. Dr. Yakan practiced dentistry in Kansas for a short period of time before moving to Ottawa where worked at Trillium dental. He is a member of the RCDSO and ODA. At Seaway Family Dental, Dr. Yakan practices General Dentistry and is also providing complete orthodontic treatment to our patients.
MEET Dr. Pierre-Luc Aubry, DMD ABOMS FRCD(C) – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr Pierre-Luc Aubry graduated from the University of Montreal in 2008. He then did a multidisciplinary dental residency at Denver Health Medical Center. He practiced as a general dentist in Quebec for 2 years before doing an Oral Surgery Internship at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn. In 2016 he completed an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Denver Health Hospital. Dr. Aubry provides Oral Surgery services in our office to Seaway Family Dental patients and patents from referring offices in the area at least twice per month. This includes wisdom teeth extractions, dental implants and other treatments both with and without IV sedation to provide the most comfortable experience for the patient.
MEET Dr. Freddy FOKAM, DDS MSc (perio) – Periodontist Dr. Fokam obtained his DDS degree from University of Lille in France and completed a 2 year hospital based internship in oral surgery. Dr Fokam subsequently moved to Canada, where he practicing general dentistry for 5 years in Quebec, before starting an extensive speciality training in Periodontics. Dr Fokam completed a three-year residency and a Master’s degree in Periodontics, with a focus on dental implants and periodontal plastic surgeries, at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. He then decided to relocate to Ontario and is now offering periodontal and Implant surgery care to the people in Cornwall area. Dr. Fokam is very passionate about helping his patients and improving the overall health and aesthetics of their smiles. Providing high quality treatments, in a relaxing and friendly environment is what makes him so appreciated by his patients.
Meet Dr. Sandy Elias – Associate Dentist Dr. Elias graduated as a Doctor of Dental Surgery from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India in 2012. While in dental school, Dr. Elias took part in various research projects in preventive and community dentistry. After completing his one-year residency in Pushpagiri College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, he started working as a clinical instructor in Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital. Thereafter, he worked as an Associate Dentist at a private Dental Implant Centre in Kerala. In 2015, Dr. Elias immigrated to Canada and pursued an Advanced Diploma in Dental Hygiene. After his graduation he practiced Dental Hygiene in a private dental practice in Toronto, while pursuing his Canadian National Dental Examination Board (NDEB) Certification. He successfully completed his NDEB Certification in 2020 and is a fellow member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) and Ontario Dental Association (ODA). Dr. Elias is a general dentist with more than 5 years of experience in the field of dentistry including 3 years of Canadian experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist. He is known for his gentle and compassionate approach to his patients, always keeping their best interest in mind. He is passionate about dentistry, his patients, and enjoys working with people of all ages. He regularly attends various continuing dental education seminars and clinical training to be up to date in his profession. Dr. Elias recently moved to Cornwall to serve the patients of Seaway Family Dental and the community at large in every way possible. He loves nature and enjoys the outdoors. In his free time, he likes to read, workout, play badminton, cook, be creative, learn new skills and spend time with his family.
Contact us today at 613.932.7712 to learn more about our doctors or to schedule your smile consultation.