Dr. Ghassan El-Onsi
Dr. Ghassan El-Onsi began his educational journey at McGill University graduating with a degree in Microbiology and Immunology. From there, he went on to the University of Michigan to study dentistry and then to McGill University where he graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1998. He then went on to pursue graduate training as part of a General Practice Residency at the Montreal General Hospital. His passion for being involved with dental education never abated. Since 1999, Dr. El-Onsi has been teaching in various capacities at both the graduate and undergraduate programs at McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry.
Dr. El-Onsi is an Invisalign® certified treatment provider and a graduate of the prestigious Misch International Implant Institute having completed numerous advanced bone and soft tissue grafting mini-residencies. He has also earned a Fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists as well as a Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. El-Onsi’s practice mainly focuses on minor oral surgical procedures such as the extraction of wisdom teeth and the placement of dental Implants. He is also certified in Nitrous Oxide & Oral Sedation from the University of Toronto and in IV (intravenous) Sedation from the Toronto Implant Institute, enabling him to offer patients the option of sedation during surgical procedures.
While Dr. El-Onsi is known for his excellence in dentistry, his favourite part of the job is turning a patient’s anxiety into comfortable laughter by the end of the experience. On a personal note, he loves to play soccer and has even coached several teams to sweet victories.
Dr. Camil Rafla
Dr. Camil Rafla graduated from the faculty of Dentistry at Alexandria University.
In 1996, he fulfilled the qualifications of the National Dental Examining Board of Canada and has been practicing in Québec ever since. He is a member of the Ordre des dentistes du Québec (ODQ), the Quebec Dental Surgeons Association (QDSA ), the Canadian Dental Association, and the Laval Dental Society.
Other honourable mentions – he participated in a postgraduate course, Comprehensive Restorative Dentistry, at the University of Western Ontario. He also followed a course of study, at the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry (IALD) which focused on the theory & practical application of dental laser.
He focuses on a range of services, including general dentistry, gum treatment, prosthodontics (crowns & bridges, inlays & onlays), preventive follow-ups and esthetic treatments and restorations (veneers & whitening). He’s also our resident tri-linguist, fluent in English, French & Arabic and prides himself on giving special attention to kids and anxious patients.
Christian considers smiles to be a such an important, non-verbal way to communicate. A radiant smile is a sign of happiness and well-being. Christian gives people a chance to smile, laugh, and eat without worry, helping to boost their confidence and quality of life. He takes care of his patients like he takes care of his family!