The Doctors of Archer Dental
You may know Dr. Archer, but did you know the Archer Dental family is home to a whole team of talented dentists? Each doctor is committed to giving you the best oral care experience they can offer. Every dental professional is unique, so
scroll down to learn more about each of our dentists!
DR. NATALIE ARCHER, DDS, BSc
Dr. Natalie Archer is an accomplished and experienced Toronto Dentist, and the owner of Archer Dental. She received her Bachelor of Science and her Doctor of Dental Surgery at Dalhousie University and began her dental career in 2001.
Dr. Archer currently has two Toronto locations: Archer Dental Rosedale and Archer Dental Runnymede, both of which are staffed by medical professionals who are just as passionate as she is about providing excellent care and ensuring all of their patients’ needs are met.
In addition to looking after her own patients, Dr. Archer thrives on giving back to the community and looking out for new ways to help others in need. One of her primary goals is to increase awareness for dental elder abuse both in Ontario and around the world. She does this through the D.E.A.R. Project (Dental Elder Abuse Response), which has received interest from countries across the globe from Brazil and Cuba to the United States.
Dr. Archer is also incredibly proud to have been the youngest dentist elected to serve on the Board of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario in 2006. She is only the third woman to ever serve on the board in over 135 years and is also honoured to have been Vice President at the Royal College from 2011 to 2012.
Dr. Archer is a strong advocate for education and the pursuit of excellence. She was the Valedictorian in her graduating class at Dalhousie University and is honoured to consider herself a mentor to young women. During her keynote speech for the Ontario Dental Association, she focused on successfully managing a work/life balance in her talk entitled “The Female Perspective”. In July 2012 she was honoured to be a moderator, speaker and judge in the national Miss Teen Canada World event held in Toronto.
Dr. Archer is also the proud mother of two children with her incredible husband Anthony de Fazekas.
DR. PETER STARK,
Dr. Peter Stark has many years of experience as a Toronto dentist. After receiving his BSc degree he attended the University of Montreal and graduated with an honours Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He then completed a one-year rotating residency postgraduate programme at the Toronto Western Hospital, which taught him a broader knowledge of the relationship between the mouth and the rest of the body. Throughout his years spent in private practice he has attended many continuing education courses allowing him to implement the most innovative treatment modalities such as soft tissue laser treatment to his patients.
Dr. Stark treats all his patients with empathy and care. He always addresses his patients concerns before any procedure and strives to perform excellent, painless, aesthetically pleasing treatments so his patients can feel proud of their smile. He is trained in nitrous oxide sedation laughing gas, so patients can experience ultimate relaxation during dental treatment. He loves educating patients on home care so they can maintain healthy teeth for a lifetime. Dr. Stark is an active member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, and the Toronto Central Dental Society.
DR. DON TABACOFF, DDS
Don is the senior member of our staff and available for consultations and dental treatment.
Having over 40 years of clinical experience, widely recognized for teaching dentists and hygienists in our city for decades, his most valuable asset is being able to quickly recognize the best, 'common sense' treatment alternatives available for patients. He has been a trusted member of my staff for about ten years.
During his time here, he has also concurrently worked with our disciplinary college, the RCDSO, as a mentor and monitor for other dentists needing supervision.
Dr. Tabacoff lives in our immediate area, and is active in tennis, curling and charitable work with C.A.R.D., which provides therapeutic equestrian activities for disabled children and adults (community association for riding for disabled), also spending years there as a Board Director.
Dr. Tabacoff is available for appointments at our Runnymede office.
DR. LESLIE RAMSAY
DR. ALINA RASKIN
Dr. Raskin received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto in 2016 and completed her residency training at St. Barnabas Hospital in NYC in 2017. A Primary Trauma Center, Dr. Raskin’s training at St. Barnabas Hospital focused on emergency dentistry and trauma management, treatment of medically compromised and special needs patients, and advanced surgical procedures.
Dr. Raskin’s areas of interest include implants and oral reconstruction, periodontal surgery, and endodontics and cosmetic dentistry. Her practice focuses on educating patients about their dental needs and its effects on their general health.
Additionally, Dr. Raskin holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Toronto and was an Associate in MR Imaging research into spinal injuries for the Toronto Western Hospital Neurosurgical team resulting in 8 published academic papers. Because of her commitment to the advancement of clinical dentistry and her academic background, Dr. Raskin will begin teaching part time as a clinical instructor at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry in January 2018.
Outside of work, Dr. Raskin enjoys spending time with her husband. She enjoys golfing, yoga, water sports, hiking, and also participates in marathons. She also enjoys jazz music, dancing, and art.
Dr. Raskin is a member of the Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Cosmetic Association, and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
DR. MOEMEN METWALLY
Dr. Moemen Metwally is originally from Windsor, Ontario, across the river from Detroit, Michigan. He completed his undergraduate studies at University of Windsor and Wayne State University in Detroit. He then pursued his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Pacific in San Francisco, California. Upon graduation, he enrolled in one year hospital residency in Canton, Ohio with an emphasis on Oral surgery, Endodontics, Implantology, Sedation dentistry and Special needs/Medically compromised patients. Upon moving back home to Windsor, he joined a family practice in Southfield, Michigan that focused on comprehensive care. Dr. Metwally then married his wife Maria and they crossed over from border to the next ending up in sunny Laredo, Texas. He has since continued to practice in a large group practice setting where he has done hundreds of sedations, implants, and root canals.
Besides being in a very busy private practice, Dr. Metwally has a life long passion for learning dentistry and has completed almost 600 CE hours in the past six years. He has graduated from the Las Vegas Maxi-course mini-residency in implant training as well as multiple sedation, endodontics and grafting courses. His passion is implant dentistry and continues to enroll in classes to be the best implant dentist for his patients.
He is a registered member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Canadian Dental Association, the Ontario Dental Association, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association,Associate fellow with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a pending Fellow with Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Metwally is happily married to a fellow dentist who specializes in children’s dentistry.Together they love traveling the world and enjoying all kinds of ethnic foods. They have a little baby boy, Zayd, that keeps them very busy. Dr. Metwally loves the outdoors and anything that involves water including surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing or wake boarding. And when it’s cold out you can find him snowboarding. He has many places on his bucket list that he wants to visit and would love to hear your travel stories!
DR. GRANT YIU
Dr. Grant Yiu is originally from Alberta, Canada, growing up beside the Canadian Rocky Mountains. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree with a specialization in psychology at the University of Alberta. He then went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Toronto. Immediately upon graduation, he joined a small, boutique dental practice in the heart of Toronto with a focus on providing comprehensive care. At the same time, he was also invited back to his alma mater as a clinical instructor. He eventually moved into an ownership position, ultimately owning and running four different practices across two different provinces. In addition to maintaining a very busy practice, he still found the time to complete some of the more rigorous continuing dental education programs available, including the Computerized Dentistry training program at the University of Michigan, and the Implantology Mini-residency at the University of Toronto. He is a graduate of the world-renowned Kois Centre in Seattle and is an active mentor for the CerecDoctors program with the Spear Centre. His commitment to providing his patients with excellent care drives his commitment to continual improvement of his dental knowledge and skills. He is a registered member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Canadian Dental Association, the Ontario Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.
In his personal life, he is happily married to his wife, Neda and tirelessly dotes on his daughter Mischa. He is an avid skier and an experienced photographer who loves cooking with his barbecue. He is almost always available to discuss most things, from dental treatment to his recipes for wild boar, cedar plank salmon or his 20 lb. beer can turkey.
DR. SUCHETA HAOBAM, DDS, BDS
Dr. Sucheta Haobam received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Toronto in 2014. She completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree at the TN Dr. MGR Medical University in Chennai, India. Throughout her studies, she took part in a clinical practice at Mount Sinai Hospital and completed a year of residency in India. She’s also trained in Nitrous Oxide sedation (which anxious patients are particularly grateful for) and she continues to take courses in Sleep Apnea, Esthetic Dentistry and the Multidisciplinary Approach to Implant Prosthetics.
Dr. Sucheta is a member of the Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association and the Toronto Central Dental Society. She believes in giving back to the community and has spearheaded and participated in numerous public awareness programs and dental health campaigns. She is particularly focused on preventative measures for patients. She is a compassionate healthcare professional who truly believes in working with her patients’ best interests in mind.
She is fluent in English and Hindi, and when she’s not working, she can often be found travelling or attending concerts with her husband, Abhinav.
Dr. Sucheta is happy to provide service in Hindi.
DR. SUSANNE NIWONG
Dr. Susanne Niwong received her dental degree from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm Sweden after which she continued her professional development through a clinical fellowship at the London Hospital in London, England. She then served as a research assistant special project at Baylor College in Dallas Texas. Dr. Niwong completed a specialty degree in orthodontics with honours at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. She then served as a clinical fellow in the orthodontic department at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, where many patients have cleft lip and palate problems or craniofacial syndromes requiring special attention through early treatment and/or combined orthodontic and surgical corrections. Dr. Niwong has been in private practice in Toronto since 1994, treating both adults and children.
Dr. Niwong is a certified Preferred Invisalign provider.
Dr. Niwong has a strong commitment to professional development. She is a member of the European Association of Orthodontists, the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, The Ontario Association of Orthodontists, and the Toronto Orthodontic Club. Dr. Niwong is married to professional photographer and artist Mats G.H. Nordstrom and enjoys the outdoors, skiing, sailing, music, the arts and gardening.
DR. ASHLEY KATCHKY, DDS
Dr Ashley Katchky received her doctorate of dental surgery with honours from the University of Toronto in 2015. She then completed a residency program at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. In this program Dr Katchky acquired advanced training in management of dental emergencies, care of medically complex patients, and comprehensive treatment for the special needs population. Through her empathy and desire to provide the best possible care, Dr Katchky was able to excel in all of these areas.
Dr Katchky is a member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. She is also actively involved and on the executive of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. As well, Dr Katchky is a clinical instructor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. Dr Katchky is passionate about providing the highest quality dental care to her patients at Archer Dental.
DR. LEONARDO ROTBAND
Leonardo Rotband comes to Archer Dental with 17 years of dentistry experience. Leonardo was a dentist in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He graduated in 2000 and completed his post-graduation degree in Endodontics in 2004. Leonardo also completed a degree in Dental hygiene from the Saint-Hyacinthe College in Quebec in 2013. Prior to working at Archer Dental, Leonardo practiced in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. He is a certified hygienist and holds a certificate in soft tissue management.
Leonardo's gentle chairside manner and patient-focused approach allow him to provide high quality treatment with extra friendly service to our patients.
Outside of work, Leonardo is the very happy father of two little boys and enjoys playing piano, spending time with his family and has a passion for travel and taking family trips.
Leonardo is happy to provide service in Portuguese, French and Spanish!
DR. ABDULLAH ALAWADY
Dr. Alawady received his Bachelor of Science degree in 2013, followed by his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2017 from Dr. Archer’s Alma Mater Dalhousie University.
Originally from Kuwait, Dr. Alawady is fluent in both English and Arabic.
Dr. Alawady enjoys all disciplines of Dentistry, with a special interest in preventative and cosmetic Dentistry. He has a personable approach to patient care, ensuring his patients’ wishes and concerns are addressed in a relaxed, safe and comfortable setting. Dr. Alawady is committed to expanding his clinical and diagnostic skills by partaking in various continuing education courses.
In his spare time, he enjoys traveling to exciting new places, exploring the local food scene, and catching up on the latest in film and television. More recently he has been exploring the world of yoga and meditation.