Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.
I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.
Dr. Vanessa Mendes
Dr. Mendes completed her specialty training program with a Masters degree in Periodontology from the University of Toronto and is a board-certified periodontist in Canada. She received her DDS degree from Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU - Brazil), where she also completed a specialty training program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). Her academic training includes a Masters degree in OMS from Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP – Brazil) and a PhD degree from a combined program between UNESP and the University of Toronto. Dr. Mendes’ areas of expertise involve comprehensive periodontal treatment, dental implant surgery, gum and bone tissue grafting, and other procedures such as crown lengthening, frenectomy and orthodontic tooth exposure.
In addition to her clinical training, Dr. Mendes also has great interest in academia. She is currently an assistant professor at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, where she teaches courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels and serves as a clinical instructor in Periodontology. Her research work focuses on mechanisms of bone healing around dental implants and bone regeneration. She has published important scientific articles in these areas and has also presented the results of her work in several national and international conferences.