Meet the Doctors at West Mississauga Dental
Dr. Rob Gill
Dr. Gill was born in Toronto but has called the city of Mississauga home for the past 30 plus years. Dr. Gill earned his Bachelor of Health Science degree with Honors from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario in 2002. Dr. Gill then moved to New York City for 4 years to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the New York University College of Dentistry, before returning back home to Mississauga.
Dr. Gill is a strong believer of continuing education and is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Ontario Dental Association, American Dental Association, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Halton-Peel Dental Association. Dr. Gill is a member of Spear Education and an active member of Dr Frank Spear’s Faculty Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr Gill has also furthered his training at the Las Vegas Institute of Dental Education in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Gill has logged over 500 hours in the past 5 years in continuing education to better service his patients needs in endodontics, myofascial pain and occlusion, restorative dentistry, oral medicine, esthetic and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Gill is happily married and enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is also an avid sports fan and enjoys traveling when away from the office.
Dr. Raj Chopra
Dr. Chopra began his dental career at the University of Western Ontario where he graduated in 2000. Following his first year of practice, Dr. Chopra continued to build on his dental education by completing a dental residency at the Medical College of Ohio Hospital. From Ohio, Dr. Chopra moved on to further his hospital surgical experience in Brooklyn, New York where he worked within the North Brooklyn Health Network Hospital system. Dr. Chopra then went on to complete a mini-residency program at the prestigious Misch International Implant Institute. He has since been designated as a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Chopra is actively involved in the continuing education community and is a member of various organizations, including the Canadian Dental Association, the Halton-Peel Dental Association, the Toronto Implant Institute, the Frank Spear Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education, the Academy of General Dentistry,
the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. He is licensed to practice in Canada as well as most of the United States.
Dr. Chopra has completed extensive hours of additional training in the areas of oral surgery, periodontics, and implantology. He regularly attends numerous continuing education courses every year and has a special interest in the comprehensive rehabilitation of the complete dentition. Dr. Chopra routinely performs implant procedures, gum and bone grafts, sinus elevation surgeries, complex endodontics, and impacted wisdom teeth removals. He also has a keen interest in the management of dental-phobic and anxious patients through the use of parenteral intravenous sedation techniques. Dr. Chopra was recently featured in the Ontario Dentist journal for his work with implants and implant restorations.
Dr. Chopra places great emphasis on being an honest, gentle, and caring dentist who treats his patients, and not just their teeth. He passionately believes in direct patient education and does all complimentary consultations personally, taking the time to answer all questions and explain options completely to prospective patients.
Dr. Chopra is happily married to his beautiful and loving wife and is a dedicated father of three wonderful little boys. When away from the office, you will find Dr. Chopra on the basketball court, at the gym, or traveling around the world with his family. Although Dr. Chopra will always tell you that he IS living his dream job, you may find it interesting that his secret dream is to be a part-time chef! One will often find him preparing a lavish meal at home for his family or dining at a trendy restaurant, making notes on a new dish he can experiment with.
Dr. Monica Malhotra
Dr. Malhotra is our certified “in house” Orthodontist who is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where she received her Master of Science in Orthodontics and her Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. She also holds a Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Toronto.
Dr. Malhotra spent four illustrious years in Boston earning numerous awards and accolades; she graduated Summa Cum Laude from BU and was elected to membership to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, a designation given to the top 5% of the graduating dental school class. Following her years in Boston, she returned to her home here in Mississauga, to practice general dentistry for two years prior to her acceptance into the highly respected orthodontic specialty training program at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Malhotra is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, an active Member of the Ontario Association of Orthodontists and an active Member of the American Association of Orthodontists. She is also an active Member of the Toronto Orthodontic Club, a Member of the Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists, a Member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, an active Member of the Halton-Peel Dental Association, and an active Member of the Ontario Dental Association. Dr. Malhotra is also a certified provider of Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, and iBraces.
Dr. Malhotra has a keen interest in implant-assisted orthodontics, Dentofacial orthopedics, and Invisalign (invisible braces). She is an open, honest and caring practitioner, who takes great pride in providing the highest quality of orthodontic treatment possible. She enjoys treating patients of all ages; working with children and helping them improve their confidence as they grow into young adults, as well as treating adult patients, who can finally smile wide and be proud of their teeth. Dr. Malhotra finds orthodontics to be an extremely rewarding career, which allows her to form special relationships with her patients as she gives them many reasons to smile!
Dr. Malhotra is happily married to her wonderful and talented husband and is a dedicated and proud mother of three beautiful little boys. When she is not straightening teeth, Dr. Malhotra enjoys traveling, photography, and painting. She is presently working on her skills on the golf course, learning the piano, and is effortlessly training for half-marathons by running after all the boys in her home!
Dr. Pinky Patel
Dr. Patel joins our team from the Grand Canyon state. Dr. Patel grew up in Tucson, Arizona and attended the University of Arizona where she graduated with a major in physiology and a minor in chemistry. Upon completion of her undergraduate studies, Dr. Patel was accepted to the New YorkUniversity College of Dentistry where she completed her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS). Dr. Patel then returned home to Arizona to practice dentistry in a pediatric dental office before moving to Mississauga following marriage. Dr. Patel is fully licensed to practice dentistry within the United States and Canada.
Dr. Patel is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, The Academy of General Dentistry, Ontario Dental Association, American Dental Association and the Arizona Board of Dental Surgeons. Dr. Patel believes in keeping up with dental advancements and frequently attends continuing education seminars and workshops. Dr. Patel enjoys working with children and adolescents and is Invisalign (clear braces) and Six Month Smile certified.
When away from the office you can find Dr Patel enjoying time with her sons and the rewards of motherhood. During her free time, although limited, Dr. Patel enjoys traveling, reading, and swimming and the company of family and friends.
Dr. Avi Matzov
Dr. Avi Matzov, who also holds a BSc. And MSc., received his certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 1988 and then did further training in anesthesia. He is currently an active staff member and a former Chief of the Department of Anesthesia at the Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville.