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643 Danforth Ave
Toronto, ON M4K 1R2




Dr. Syriopoulos
Dr. Mitropoulos
Dr. Walderman
Dr. Gizzarelli
Dr. Swayze
Dr. Kutner
Dr. Naurato
Dr. Zajaczkowski
Dr. Lam
Dr. Nguyen
Dr. Abate
Dr. Eic


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Our Danforth Dental Team




Dr. Andrew Syriopoulos - Danforth Danforth Neighbourhood Dental Centre
Dr. Andrew Syriopoulos
Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Andrew Syriopoulos is the founder and owner of the Danforth Neighbourhood Dental Centre. He graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto in 1987. Dr. Syriopoulos practiced in Kitchener as an associate dentist and has maintained a private practice on the Danforth since his graduation.

Dr. Syriopoulos has been a member of the Greek Town Executive for three separate terms, serving once as Vice Chair. He has served as an Executive member of the Faculty of Dentistry Dental Alumni Association and has been demonstrator of restorative dentistry at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Syriopoulos is Past President of the Asclepius Dental Society and the Toronto East Dental Society. He has served as chair of the Continuing Education Committee for the Toronto East Dental Society, and is a past member of the Membership Services Core Committee and served on the Education Core Committee at the Ontario Dental Association (ODA). He is an active member of Toronto Implant Aesthetic Study Club (TIASC). He has organized numerous continuing education seminars for the dental community including topics such as cosmetic and prosthodontic dentistry, endodontics, periodontal surgery and implants. Presently, Dr. Syriopolous has been elected to sit on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Dental Association (ODA).

Dr. Syriopoulos continuously upgrades his knowledge including having completed extensive courses on surgical and prosthodontic implant placement and grafting with the University of Toronto and the Nobel Biocare Toronto Training Centre.



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Dr. Tony Mitropoulos
Family Dentistry

Dr. Tony Mitropoulos is excited to be back home in the vibrant City of Toronto. Having spent much of his dental education and training abroad, he welcomes the opportunity to spend much more time with family and friends in the community. Dr. Mitropoulos received his B.Sc. Degree in biology from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

He then moved to Cleveland, Ohio to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Case Western Reserve University in 1999. Upon returning to Canada, Dr. Mitropoulos became a staff member of Brantford General Hospital. Having had great experiences away from Toronto, he is glad to be settling back in his native city.



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Dr. Gino Gizzarelli
Dentistry & Anaesthesia BSCPHM, DDS, MSC (Dental Anaesthesia

Dr. Gizzarelli completed his first degree at the University of Toronto in pharmacy. He worked as a pharmacist at Toronto General Hospital for 2 years before returning to the University of Toronto to study dentistry. Following his dental degree, he continued his studies in the same university and completed a 3-year, full-time Master's degree in Dental Anaesthesia.

During these 3 years, Gino trained in the operating rooms of the Hospital for Sick Children and Toronto East General Hospital with other training rotations at Toronto Western and Toronto General Hospitals.

Dr. Gizzarelli is a member in good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Canadian Dental Association, the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, and the Canadian Academy of Dental Anaesthesia. Dr. Gizzarelli is a diplomat of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is a certified specialist in dental anaesthesia (in Ontario).

Through sedation or general anaesthesia, Dr. Gizzarelli looks forward to making you or your child's appointment very pleasant and is happy to answer any questions or concerns that you may have.



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Dr. Chris Swayze
Family Dentistry

Prior to becoming a dentist, Dr. Chris Swayze completed an Honors degree in Physiology at the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from Queens University. Dr. Swayze graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Dentistry in 1993. Following this, he completed a General Practice Residency at Victoria Hospital and University Hospital in London, Ontario. Dr. Swayze worked in private practice in Kingston, Ontario until 2001 before moving to Toronto with his wife, who has completed her medical residency.

Dr. Swayze has taught at the University of Western Ontario and the University of Toronto, Faculties of Dentistry, and acted as the Assistant Clinical Director at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. He has also lectured extensively at numerous dental conferences, including at the Ontario Dental Association annual conference. Dr. Swayze has volunteered his services in several northern communities, Guatemala, Belize, and to homeless teens.

Dr. Swayze presently divides his time between acting as the Assistant to the Registrar at the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, and at the Danforth Neighbourhood Dental Centre. Dr. Swayze, his wife, and 2 children are proud to be part of the Danforth community.



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Dr. Robin Kutner
Family Dentistry

Dr. Robin Kutner graduated from University of Toronto, faculty of dentistry in 1993, after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Ontario. She was a member of the Faculty of Dentistry in the department of oral diagnosis.

Robin has taken many continuing education courses over the years. She has most recently completed the continuum at the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education in Key Biscayne Florida.

"I enjoy practicing all aspects of dentistry, but the relationships that develop in partnering with my patients to achieve optimal oral health is the most rewarding."



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Dr. Nicolas Naurato
Periodontist

Dr. Nicolas Naurato received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with honours at the University of Toronto in 2000. He practiced as an associate dentist in the GTA for the following year. He went on to complete a 1-year residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Mississippi. He stayed in the residency for a second year as a dental research fellow and then returned to the GTA to work again in private practice.

Nicolas continued his postgraduate education at the University of Rochester to obtain his specialty certificate in periodontology. He is a member in good standing with both the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in Periodontics and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Dr. Naurato is a certified specialist in periodontics. In addition to working in private practice, he also enjoys being a clinical instructor of periodontology at the University of Toronto.



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Dr. Isabel Zajaczkowski
Family Dentistry

Dr. Isabel Zajaczkowski completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Toronto after attending the University of Western Ontario for her undergraduate degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology.

She is in good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Dental Association.

She is passionate about dentistry, and is dedicated to providing a professional and friendly environment for patients.



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Dr. Patricia Lam
Family Dentistry

Dr. Lam obtained her doctoral of dental surgery from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. She also obtained her hospital based, 2-year post-graduate General Practice Residency in New York. She is Canadian, American and Northeast Dental Board certified. She is also Invisalign, nitrous oxide and oral sedation certified. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and takes great joy in her profession.







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Dr. Jenn Nguyen
Family Dentistry

Dr. Jenn Nguyen obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Western Ontario, where she graduated with distinction. She also holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) degree from McMaster University. She is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Nguyen enjoys all aspects of dentistry but especially enjoys working with children and anxious patients and is certified in nitrous oxide (laughing gas) sedation. With her calm demeanor and gentle approach, she makes patients feel at ease.

Outside of Dentistry, Dr. Nguyen enjoys yoga, travelling, good food and spending time with her family and friends.



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Dr. Shawn Walderman
Family Dentistry

Dr. Shawn Walderman graduated from University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry in 1989, after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto. Dr. Walderman has completed many programs including Osseo-integrated Implant Placement and Grafting and, Invisalign Orthodontics. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry, especially Endodontics and takes great pride in his work. He continues to enjoy post graduate educational programs. Dr. Walderman is a member in good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Dental Association.





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Dr. Kostantina Abate
Family Dentistry

Dr. Abate graduated from New York University College Dentistry in 2014. Through her induction into the Honours in Aesthetics program in her final year, she graduated with a clinical concentration in cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Abate loves all aspects of dentistry, but has an avid interest in cosmetic dentistry. During her time at NYU, she was an active member of the NYU Aesthetics Society. She is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), and plans to work toward accreditation with the academy.

While at NYU, she also was selected to partake in numerous outreaches to Grenada, West Indies and Granada, Nicaragua where she was able to provide dental care to people of the community who do not have access to it. She hopes to be able to continue with partaking in outreaches throughout her professional career, to help those who cannot afford basic treatment.

Aside from perfecting smiles, Dr. Abate also enjoys fitness and shoes. Her favourite pass time is spending time with her family, which includes her 4lb pomeranian, Pucci.




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Dr. Marijana Eic
Family Dentistry

Dr. Marijana Eic grew up in Fredericton, New Brunswick where she obtained her Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry with honours. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto in 2009, where she also graduated with honours.

Dr. Eic treats her patients with the highest of standards and utmost compassion. Her love of art and science drew her into the dental profession, and has kept her in constant pursuit of excellence.

Marijana is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, the Ontario Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association, and the West Toronto Dental Society.

Outside of dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, traveling the world, and practicing yoga (she is a certified instructor). She also enjoys art in all forms; painting, drawing, and cooking.




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Coordinator / Administration
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Office Manager
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Treatment Coordinator




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