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MEET OUR TEAM
Dr. Peter Yao
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. Shirley Hung
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. Betty Castillo
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
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. Michael D. Kim
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.
Dr. John Nikolovski
Dr. John Nikolovski is an orthodontist in Oshawa providing services to children and adults. Patients currently dealing with misaligned teeth can expect to receive advanced, highly effective treatment and kind, compassionate care when making use of the orthodontic services here at Harmony Dental Care.
Born and raised in Toronto, Dr. Nikolovski began his formal education at the University of Toronto. There he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Life Science with honours, and then moved on to pursue a dental degree (DMD) with the Boston University School of Dental Medicine. He graduated from Boston University at the top of his class and earned many awards including Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, Summa Cum-Laude designation, and was also designated the top dental student in science based courses.
Dr. Nikolovski continued his training in 2007 at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. There he underwent specialty training to study orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. Dr. Nikolovski treated many complicated malocclusions in his residency program. These malocclusions included cleft lip and palate, and patients requiring surgery in conjunction with orthodontics.
With his residency completed, Dr. Nikolovski returned to Toronto, where he completed the specialty examination of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. He is currently registered as a board certified orthodontist with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.
If you are experiencing problems with poor dental alignment, including things such as crooked teeth, crowded teeth, or overbites, please contact our office to schedule an appointment with Dr. Nikolovski.
Dr. David Leung
If you are looking for a periodontist in Oshawa to help prevent or reverse the signs of periodontal disease, contact Harmony Dental Care to make an appointment with Dr. David Leung. As a certified Periodontist Dr. Leung provides on-site treatment for Harmony Village Dental Care patients.
Dr. Leung possesses an extensive background in periodontics, prosthodontics and orthodontics, and is also a clinical instructor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Leung has lectured at many dental schools and conferences in the United States.
Raised in Toronto, Ontario, Dr. David Leung began his formal education at New York University where he received degrees in Finance and Biochemistry. Upon completion of his undergraduate degrees, he then relocated to the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine to pursue his doctorate and undertake periodontics training. After completing his formal education, Dr. Leung returned to Toronto to begin his career as a periodontist.
In his spare time Dr. Leung enjoys cooking Asian seafood cuisine and many other types of cuisine as well. He also enjoys visiting art galleries, museums and playing baseball. Contact Harmony Dental Care to make an appointment with Dr. David Leung, today.
Stephanie Alino graduated George Brown College in Denturism with honours and is a member of the Denturist Association of Ontario. Prior to pursuing her career in denturism, Stephanie started as a dental assistant and has been part of our team since 2009. She grew up in Whitby and is grateful to be able to work with her community. She enjoys meeting new patients while working with them as a team in order to educate, discuss proper treatment options and provide her patients with outstanding oral health care. Stephanie takes time and pride with helping restore full function, rebuilding beautiful smiles and confidence for her patients.