About Turtle Creek Dental
New Patients Welcome
Turtle Creek Dental is your friendly neighborhood dental clinic. We have been treating patients at this location for over 30 years, offering a range of general dental services from professional dental hygiene cleanings performed by a Registered Dental Hygienist, and crowns, bridges, white fillings, resin restorations, and uncomplicated extractions done by our experienced General Dentists with a combined experience of over 60 years.
We have a friendly, knowledgeable, and professional team, consisting of two doctors and 3 hygienists, whose main focus is your overall health.
Meet Your Turtle Creek Dentists
Dr. Gabriel Bako
Dr. Gabriel Bako received his Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Temple University in Philadelphia in 1983.
After returning to Toronto, he completed a one-year residency at the Toronto General Hospital. During this period, through Health and Welfare Canada, Dr. Bako practiced dentistry in Northern Ontario’s First Nations Reserve, an experience that proved challenging and highly rewarding.
Early in his career, Dr. Bako began working as a clinical staff member at Toronto General Hospital assisting in the residency program. He also served as a clinical instructor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in the Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology. In 1989, he was awarded his Fellowship Degree with the Academy of General Dentistry for his pursuits in continuing education. He is licensed with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and is a proud member of the Ontario Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Bako is also a member of the Toronto Crown and Bridge Study Club, attending continuing education courses in various disciplines including restorative, cosmetic, and implant dentistry.
Dr. Bako currently resides in Lorne Park and has always been an active member of the community. For seventeen years, he coached local T-ball, softball, and baseball teams. He also has acted as an assistant football coach with the Mississauga Football League. Dr. Bako has a wide range of interests and activities including the arts, theatre, music, travel, golf, skiing, and gardening/landscaping.
Dr. Radhika Khorana
Dr. Radhika Khorana obtained her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from the University of Toronto. She continued her studies and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Khorana has been providing dental care to the community since June 2010.
Dr. Khorana takes pride in providing quality dental care to all her patients and strives to ease some of the anxiety and fear that can accompany dental treatment.
Dr. Radhika Khorana resides in Oakville with her husband and daughter. In her spare time, Dr. Khorana enjoys traveling, good food, and spending time with her family and friends.
Dr. Shaheena Bai
Dr. Bai completed her dental training in India and graduated in 1997 before coming to Canada.
Her favorite aspects of practicing dentistry are being able to work with people of all ages and seeing the big smiles after a course of treatment is completed!
Dr. Bai is a valued member of the RCDSO, the ODA, and the Halton-Peel Dental Association.
When Dr. Bai is not practicing dentistry, she likes to watch tv, do some cooking, and travel when she gets a chance.
Languages Spoken at Our Clinic
Do you prefer to speak another language other than English? We offer dental appointments in German. Just let us know what you prefer when you book with us.
Fees & Insurance
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Excellent service from the receptionist and/or dental hygienist, in providing advice and booking appt at mutually convenient time. Professional and exquisite, comforting demeanor. Would recommend. Have yet to meet the Dentist but, I am inspired. Thats saying alot considering the toothache.
Our Community Involvement
We love getting involved in our local community. Each Summer, we support & sponsor local T-ball teams in our community.
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