DR. HESHAM SHERGHIN H.B.SC., D.D.S., A.E.G.D.
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. JASKARAN TAKHAR D.D.S
Originally from Windsor, Dr. Jaskaran Takhar attended the University of Windsor for his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences and graduated with distinction in 2011. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Western Ontario’s Schulich School of Dentistry, graduating with distinction in 2016. During his time in dental school, Dr. Takhar had the opportunity to explore his interests in oral surgery, hospital dentistry, and also had the opportunity to take part in a community outreach program through a dental mission trip to Guatemala.After graduation, he completed a General Practice Residency at the Ohio State University, College of Dentistry in Columbus, Ohio. Since returning to his hometown of Windsor, Dr. Takhar is practising dentistry with a focus on his passions of sedation dentistry, extractions, implant treatment, and helping patients with severe dental anxiety. In his free time, Dr. Takhar enjoys hot yoga and frequent travel.
Dr. Nour Abuali, D.D.S., BMSc
Dr. Nour Abuali, a local Londoner, attended Saunders Secondary School for high school, followed by Western University, where she earned her Bachelors of Medical Science Degree. Following her passion for dentistry, Dr. Abuali furthered her education by completing her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, where she graduated with distinction and received the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery award. Dr. Abuali is passionate about giving back to her community; during dental school she participated in an outreach program, providing dental treatments to marginalized communities. She is also currently giving back to her school by working as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor teaching dental students. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her niece and nephew, doing DIY projects, as well as exploring new countries.
Dr. Gabriel Lacombe, D.D.S., MSc.
Dr. Lacombe graduated from Dentistry at the University of Montreal in 1983. He completed his Masters Degree in Dental Anaesthesia at the University of Toronto in 2003.
As a board certified Dental Anaesthesiologist, he is qualified to administer sedation and anaesthesia to adults and children for dental treatment.
Dr. Lacombe is guest lecturer at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Dr. Lacombe pursued this unique education to fulfill his belief in providing comfortable dentistry and patient-centered dental practice and pain management.