Village Dental Centre offers comprehensive dental care for all ages, including children as young as 6 months. We offer late evening and Friday appointments.
Dr. Maria Lit has been practicing at the Village Dental Centre since 2007. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto in 2002. She also holds a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Toronto. She completed a General Dentistry Residency at the St.Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT and an Implant Residency at the University of Toronto. Dr. Lit has two small children. She is addicted to murder mysteries and enjoys jam making and gardening.
Dr. Maha Albetawi joined our practice in November 2018 after relocating from Sudbury. She received her dental degree in 2003 from the Jordan University of Science and Technology. In 2007, she obtained a Master’s Degree in Endodontics. She practiced in Jordan and UAE and worked as an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Western Ontario. Since moving to Canada, Dr. Maha has worked as a general dentist but she remains passionate about Endodontics (root canals). She has 3 children and enjoys spending time with her family and creating delicious desserts.
Dr. Brian Kumer graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto in 1984. He is a general practitioner who focuses on wisdom teeth removal, complicated extractions and dental implant placement. He has completed many continuing education courses with emphasis on extractions and implant surgery. He is a graduate of the Gide institute, a high-level implant training centre based in Santa Monica California. Dr. Kumer has two daughters, loves to travel and recently got married. He has travelled to Israel and the Philippines doing volunteer dentistry. Dr. Kumer recently reached his lifelong goals of climbing to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and the “Trek to Everest Base Camp”.
Dr. Kumer is also certified for the administration of Intravenous Conscious Sedation and works closely with an anesthesiologist for the administration of General Anesthesia. Dr. Kumer is passionate about his career. He loves his work and looks forward each day to helping his patients reach their desired dental goals.
Wayne Paget earned his Diploma of Denturism from the George Brown College in 1997. Together with his wife Kim, he built a thriving practice, Paget Denture Clinic, in Peterborough, ON. He opened a satellite clinic in association with the Village Dental Centre in 2002. In 2015, Wayne received his license to practice Denturism in Nunavut and he has just completed his first adventure to Cape Dorset and Kimmirut making dentures for the Northern communities. Wayne was on the board of the Denturist Association of Ontario and has held the position of the Chairman of Education. He is an accomplished photographer and a keen fisherman. Paget Denture Clinic
Ms. Laura Turner is a registered dental hygienist with over 20 years of experience in her field. In addition to her work in private practice, she taught dental hygiene at the Durham College for a number of years. Laura has 4 grown children and enjoys exercise and creative knitting in her spare time.
Ms. Laura Catherwood is a Registered Dental Hygienist that has been working in our office since 2014. She graduated from Durham College in 2012 and has been working in her field ever since. Laura is born and raised in the area. She is a horse lover and enjoys boating in her spare time.