Dental Care Centre Guelph On Dawson Road


89 Dawson Road Suite 100 Guelph, ON N1H 1B1
Tel: 519.824.3275 Languages: English, French, Arabic, Hebrew & Russian

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Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 7:00pm

Thursday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am -2:00pm


Our dental clinic was the first Dawson Dental Centre to open over 20 years ago on Dawson Road in the Guelph Medical Plaza. Dr. Edward Gelfand has practiced in Guelph since then and has brought many new and exciting services to our community. Our clinic is very proud to offer some of the newest technology in the industry, all under one roof, which means no outside referrals are necessary.

We offer early morning, evening and Saturday appointments and we’ll process your dental insurance claims electronically (direct billing), when available. New patients and same-day dental emergencies are welcome.

Once arriving at our dental centre clinic, you will enjoy a cozy and inviting patient lounge, complimentary Wi-Fi and a snack and beverage station. Our massage dental chairs, TV’s in every room and kids play area, equipped with a gaming system, will ensure that both parents and adults enjoy their experience.

Specialists On-Site

Endodontist – Dr. Bellingham
Oral Surgeon – Dr. Barkin
Periodontist – Dr. Jaffer

Dr. Edward Gelfand, BSc, DMD, FICOI

Dr. Gelfand is the founder of the Dawson Dental Centres where he has been practicing since 1996. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston.

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He has always been proud to provide up-to-date dentistry for his patients. With a special passion for cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Gelfand combines a scientific diagnosis of your smile with his precise artistic skill.

He has been performing smile makeovers for local residents and people flying in from all over the world. Many of Toronto’s Models are referred to him by six of the GTA’s leading agencies, and, most importantly, local clients referred by friends, family, and by their family dentists.

Dr. Edward Gelfand has dedicated his career to enhancing people’s lives both aesthetically and functionally.

“I believe that a person’s smile impacts their self esteem and confidence. It inspires me to know that I play a role in transforming not only a person’s smile, but also, more importantly, their life.”


Dr. Michael Nessim, BSc, DMD

Dr. Nessim earned his degree from The TUFTS School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to his doctorate, Dr. Nessim earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo Egypt.

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Dr. Nessim has a diversified scope of clinical background, starting in Egypt where he worked as an associate, following which he started his own practice. Upon completion of his doctorate, he practiced in the United States for one year before moving to Canada and joining the Dawson Dental team in April 2010. He is an Invisalign provider and can provide invisible braces for teens and adults.

He focuses on providing quality comprehensive patient care in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere, “everyone should be able to smile confidently” is his motto.

On the personal level Dr. Nessim is most passionate about his family, his wife and son are his key motivators. In his spare time, he enjoys swimming and reading.

Dr. Basma Rassam, DMD

Dr Basma Rassam graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto in 2004 and has been with Dawson ever since. Dr Rassam is committed to creating a comfortable experience for all her patients through gentle care and aspires to build a trusting relationship with family members of all ages. She especially enjoys treating children.

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In her spare time Dr. Basma Rassam enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids. She enjoys listening to music and walking.

Dr. Sinan Hanoudi, DDS

Dr. Sinan Hannoudi joined the Dawson Dental team in 2013. He attended The University of Baghdad – Dental School earning his BDS in 2000. He later graduated from Western University – Canada in 2013, earning his DDS.

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Dr Hannoudi has practiced in three countries. He moved to Dubai in 2005, practiced dentistry there for 6 years before settling in Canada in 2011.

”Treat each and every patient like your mother” is Dr. Hannoudi’s philosophy. He is very gentle and compassionate with his patients. Aside from dentistry, Dr. Hannoudi loves sports, especially swimming, soccer and table tennis. He also likes to spend his time gardening.