At Harmony Dental, all dental work is performed by caring, experienced professionals who are committed to helping patients feel good about taking care of their teeth. We understand that many people feel uneasy about visiting the dentist, which is why we go the extra mile to make you feel at ease. The lines of communication are always open, and we encourage you to ask any question you may have about your care.
Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Yao is originally from Calgary where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology at the University of Calgary. He then went on to receive his Doctor of Medical Dentistry Degree from the University of Manitoba. Afterward receiving his commission in the military, he served with the Canadian military for 9 years, 5 of which was at the rank of Captain. He practiced dentistry at the military base in Toronto and has continued to practice dentistry in the Durham Region since October, 2001.
Dr. Yao enjoys all aspects of dentistry but specifically enjoys working with dental implant and oral surgery cases. Dr. Yao is also licensed to administer intravenous sedation and finds is very useful in providing care for nervous or anxious patients.
Dr. Yao is happily married and the proud father of son Braden and daughters Charlize and Dehati. In his free time he likes to spend time with his family, dancing, traveling and playing sports.
Dr. Betty Castillo was born and raised in Toronto and the GTA. She attended the University of Toronto for both undergraduate studies in Pharmacology and her dental degree which she completed in 1995. Betty takes pride in the quality of her work and makes every effort to work with her patients to fulfill their desires for their oral health. When she is not at work, Betty loves spending time with her husband and two daughters, cooking, reading and travelling.
Dr. Melissa Yeung graduated from the University of Toronto with a specialist degree in Toxicology. Continuing her studies, she also received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Toronto.
In her spare time, Dr. Yeung enjoys spending time with her family and friends, practicing yoga, watching movies, and trying different cuisines. She also enjoys swimming and taking martial arts classes.
Dr. Shirley Hung received her Honours Bachelor of Science specialist degree in Human Biology, and subsequently her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, from the University of Toronto. She has been practising dentistry in the Durham region for six years.
Dr. Hung enjoys all aspects of dentistry and believes firmly in the importance of lifelong learning. Beyond her training in dental school, she pursued continuing education courses in oral surgery, root canal therapy, and aesthetic restoration of teeth. She is dedicated to educating patients on their oral health and is a strong advocate of preventive dentistry. Her calm and gentle manner has helped her earn the trust of many dentally anxious patients.
In her spare time, Dr. Hung indulges in her passion for music, playing violin in community orchestra and teaching herself the ukulele. She also enjoys cycling, hiking, racing with her dragon boat team, and playing tennis and golf.
Dr.Kim is originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Cell Biology and Genetics at the University of British Columbia. He went onto pursue his dental degree from the University of Sydney, Australia.
He tries his uttermost to communicate to patients about their needs, and greatly care about having relaxing atmosphere during the treatment. Dr.Kim is newly wed, and enjoys spending time trying different cuisines, cooking, exercising, and travelling.