Dental Care Centre Scarborough


2555 Victoria Park Avenue Suite 12 Scarborough, ON M1T 1A3
Tel: 416.494.8555 Languages: English, Armenian, Dutch, French, Filipino/Tagalog, Iloko, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Sign Language, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu/Hindu

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Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Monday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 7:00pm

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 3:00pm


Dawson Dental Centre Scarborough is located right off Highway 401 at Victoria Park Ave. Our dental centre is in a large strip plaza accessible from both Victoria Park Avenue and Esquire Road. We are in the Starbucks plaza next to Harvey’s and Swiss Chalet.

We are proud to offer early morning, evening, Saturday and Sunday appointments to suit your busy schedule and we’ll process your dental insurance claims electronically (direct billing).

Once inside our Scarborough dental centre you will have access to complimentary wifi, TVs in every room and a beverage bar. We offer same-day dental emergencies seven days a week.  Student Dental Programs and new patients are always welcome!

Dental Specialists at this Dawson Dental Centre

  • Endodontist – Dr. Ionescu
  • Oral Surgeon – Dr. Barkin
  • Orthodontist – Dr.  Gawlik

Dr. Monika Amlani, BSc. DDS


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Dr. Monika Amlani graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree with High Distinction from the University of Toronto in 2003. She went on to receive her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from The University of Western Ontario in 2007.

She further completed the Misch International Implant Institute Surgical and Prosthetic Programs and is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Amlani enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is committed to providing quality comprehensive patient care while maintaining a comfortable environment. She provides all aspects of dentistry, including family, cosmetic, and Implant dentistry, gum grafting and moderate sedation. She is also a certified Invisalign provider.

In her free time, Dr. Amlani enjoys traveling and experiencing new cultures and continuously challenging herself. In 2011 she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, to raise funds and awareness for Focus Humanitarian Assistance.

Dr. Amlani is welcoming new patients.  To connect with her, you can follow her on Twitter @DrMonikaAmlani.


Dr. Mark Cohen, BSc, DDS

Dr. Cohen joined the Dawson Dental team in August 2012. In addition to his years of experience he brought his established family practice to Dawson Dental Scarborough, along with his long serving dental team.

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Dr. Cohen graduated from McGill University with both a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. During his years of dentistry at McGill, Dr. Cohen was active in promoting dental health to the public, lecturing at schools in Montreal, and appearing at career night talks promoting dentistry as a career to graduating high school students.

Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Cohen did a postgraduate rotating Dental Internship at Toronto General Hospital, during which time he was exposed to a tremendously varied dental experience. During that time Dr. Cohen served as a demonstrator at the University of Toronto Shout Clinic, a clinic providing dental services by dental students under supervision of licensed dentists. After completing his internship Dr. Cohen was in private practice, in which he provided cosmetic, restorative, implant services to his patients.

In addition to dentistry, Dr. Cohen has been active in public education, having served as Co Chair and Chair of Parent Councils. Dr. Cohen has five boys and enjoys time with his family. Dr. Cohen is a private pilot holding both Canadian and American airman certificates.

Dr. Ben Shahnazaryan, DS


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Dr. Ben Shahnazaryan graduated with his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Yerevan State Medical University. He practiced dentistry in Armenia prior to emigrating to Canada and practicing in Scarborough.

Dr. Shahnazaryan enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is committed to providing quality comprehensive patient care in a comfortable environment.

He was instrumental in founding the emergency care clinic on Sundays at Dawson. Sunday clinic provides dental hygiene care and emergency services to patients in Scarborough and the GTA.

Dr. Shahnazaryan practices general and cosmetic dentistry including crowns, bridges, restorative, dentures and extractions. He is a life-long student, and also provides orthodontic care though Invisalign technology, implants and Allon4 dental implant treatments.

Dr. Shahnazaryan is fluent in Armenian and Russian, and takes the time to explain, in non-dental language, the care each patient needs before providing treatment. He is kind, caring and knowledgeable in the delivery of dental treatment and takes pride in getting to know each of his patients.

In his spare time, Dr. Shahnazaryan enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wife and two sons, and enjoys travelling and experiencing other cultures.

李岱 牙醫 Dr. David Li, DDS


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Dr. David Li received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Faculty of Dentistry at University of Toronto. He also graduated with a dental degree from Peking University School of Dentistry in China over 20 years ago and practised general dentistry in Beijing.

Dr. Li provides a full range of dental treatments to both adults and children including fillings, root canals, surgical extractions, crowns & bridges and dentures.

Dr. Li prides himself on serving his patients with compassion while providing them with high quality treatment. He is a friendly communicator who can relate to patients, and believes dental treatment should be pleasant for both patient and dentist.

As a member of Ontario Dental Association (ODA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO), Dr. Li is committed to continually upgrading his professional knowledge and educating patients on their oral health.

李岱 牙醫 Dr. David Li Dentist

* 多倫多大學牙學院牙醫學博士 (University of Toronto. DDS)

* 北京大學口腔醫學院牙醫學士 (Peking University. BMD)

* 加拿大安省牙醫協會會員 (Ontario Dental Association. Member)

* 北美全科牙医学會會員(Academy of General Dentistry. Member)

* 安省皇家牙醫學院注冊執業 (RCDSO Registered)


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Dr. Matteo Cremonese, BA, BDS


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Dr. Matteo Cremonese is a graduate of York University, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Psychology, Cum Luade, in 2013. He went on to study dentistry at Trinity College, University of Dublin Dental School in Ireland and graduated in 2018. Attending an Irish university allowed Dr. Cremonese to learn European dental techniques, to be combined with those used in North America.

Dr. Cremonese continues to improve on his skill and knowledge by keeping up-to-date on new technology and research and attending educational hands-on practice sessions to offer the best possible care for his patients. He works under evidence-based treatments and develops customized treatment plans that offer the best possible results.

Aside from dentistry, Dr. Cremonese has a passion for sports and plays soccer and ice hockey. He maintains a healthy lifestyle and continues to perform his daily physical activity regime.