DR. HESHAM SHERGHIN H.B.SC., D.D.S., A.E.G.D.
Dr. Hesham Sherghin received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS) from the University of Detroit Mercy in 2011, where he was named to the Dean’s List. He then completed a yearlong Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program at St. Johns Providence Health System in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. Sherghin was the class Vice-President and served as an active member of several societies and organizations. He was the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions including the Most Cooperative Student Award, and Pre-Doctoral Achievement Award-International Congress of Oral Implantology as well as other academic awards and scholarships.
Dr. Sherghin is an active member of several study clubs in the London area, the RCDSO, The ODA, and CDA. Although he is very busy he always finds time to support his community by sponsoring some of his young patients and their youth sports’ teams. He also enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family and looking for ways to further educate himself so he can provide the best possible care for his patients.
DR. BRANDON BRILLON D.D.S
Dr. Brillon was born and raised in London and attended high school at London South Collegiate Institute in the heart of the Old South community. He followed his passion for math and the sciences to the University of Western Ontario and graduated at the top of his class with an Honours Bachelor of Medical Science Degree, earning the Governor General’s Silver Medal and University of Western Ontario Gold Medal.
Dr. Brillon returned to Western to pursue his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree, allowing him to combine his love for science and passion for helping others. He graduated at the top of his class, earning his second Gold Medal, and received numerous awards and distinctions along the way including the Dr. Walter R. Teteruck Award in Fixed Prosthodontics, the Sunstar G.U.M. Clinical Proficiency Award, the Elgin Dental Association Award in Oral Surgery, the American Dental Society Anaesthesiology Award, the American Academy of Periodontology Award, the Laura Stakiw Memorial Award, the General Medicine Award, as well as multipleother academic awards and scholarships.
Dr. Brillon is currently a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Canadian Dental Association, the Ontario Dental Association, and the London and District Dental Society.
DR. TINA KOKOSIS D.D.S, M.S, FRCD(C), Certified Specialist in Periodontics
Dr. Tina Kokosis studied Human Biology at the University of Toronto, and then in 2003 received her doctor of dental surgery degree at the University of Western Ontario. It is during dental school that she developed a true respect for periodontics and implant surgery, as setting the proper periodontal foundation is essential for long-term dental success. After completing dental school, Dr. Kokosis followed her passion and completed a 3-year residency at Columbia University in New York City, where in 2006 she received her Master of Science degree in Periodontics. Her research at Columbia University included the evaluation and success rate of short implants, and the comparison of the surface topography of various dental implants and their effect on osseointegration.
Of all her accomplishments, Dr. Kokosis is most proud of the relationship she has established with her patients. Everyone is treated with the utmost care and respect, a philosophy of practice she maintains every day. During her spare time, Dr. Kokosis has found a passion in travelling all over the world and spending time with her family.
DR. MANISHA JINDAL, D.D.S, Certified Specialist in Orthodontics
Dr. Manisha Jindal is most passionate about helping people feel confident about their smiles. She loves when her patients are excited about their developments during treatment and especially when their braces finally come off. She takes the time to develop wonderful relationships with her patients and takes pride in helping the most apprehensive ones enjoy their orthodontic experience.
Dr. Jindal completed her education at the University of Western Ontario, first earning her undergraduate degree in Biology, then her Doctorate of Dental Surgery, and finally her Masters in Clinical Dentistry. She regularly attends continuing education to stay current on all research and advancements in the dental field, ensuring that her patients get the state-of-the-art care they deserve. She also teaches at the University of Western Ontario’s Dental School in the orthodontic and pediatric dental departments.
Dr. Jindal has lived in the London, ON area for her entire life and is proud to serve the community where she grew up. She is an active participant in Bust A Move London, a fundraiser for London’s premiere breast health centre. In her free time, Dr. Jindal enjoys spending time outdoors and travelling.
DR. ASHLEY PHUONG, BMSc, DDS, MSc (Ortho), FRCD(C) Certified Specialist in Orthodontics
Originally from Kitchener, Ontario, Dr. Ashley Phuong completed her Bachelor of Medical Science and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario where she graduated in the top 5% of her class with distinction.
After her dental training, she practiced as a general dentist in Calgary, Alberta for several years. During this time she discovered her passion for creating beautiful, functional smiles, which led her to continue her education at the University of Alberta for an additional 3 years of full-time specialty training, obtaining her Master of Science degree in Orthodontics.
Dr. Phuong has received a number of academic accolades such as the UWO Dental Alumni Society Student Award and publications in the Journal of Sleep Medicine Reviews and the European Journal of Orthodontics. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and is an active member of the Ontario Association of Orthodontists, Canadian Association of Orthodontists and the American Association of Orthodontists.
When Dr. Phuong is not practicing Orthodontics, she enjoys travelling and spending time with her husband chasing after their toddler.
DR. ANDREW HOGAN-CANN DDS
Dr. Andrew Hogan-Cann received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees at Queen’s University while studying physiology, prior to obtaining his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Western Ontario.