Our Doctors

Our team at each location consists of experienced and caring staff who always make their patients their number one priority. They will strive to make every patients visit positive and relaxing. Our team understands the importance of our patients having a positive and stress free dental experience.

Dr. Raja Sandhu, BDS, DMD
  Dr. Gurfateh Sandhu, BDS, DMD

Both Dr’s Raja and Gurfateh Sandhu are dedicated to their profession. They have 14 thriving practices in rapidly growing communities. Amongst these practices they have developed efficient, resourceful and motivated teams. Both are believers in expanding career development and will provide practical assistance and direction for associates and employees in order to help them achieve their personal career goals.

Both doctors understand the importance of providing quality dentistry to their patients, as such their primary objective is to ensure they treat their patients individual needs and also provide awareness in the importance of preventive care. The doctor’s ongoing participation in continuing education along with providing the latest in dental technologies allows them to provide a wide range of treatment options for their patients.

Dr. Raja Sandhu, B.D.S, D.M.D
  • Tufts University- Doctor of Dental Medicine - 2004
  • DOCS Education- Oral Sedation Dentistry - 2008
  • landera Ranch Implant Implant -Implant Mentoring - 2009
  • CMI Institute- mini Dental Implants and Dentures - 2010
  • American Dental Implant Association fellowship and mastership - 2011
  • Hands-on Implant Placement and bone management - 2013
  • Teeth in day training under renowned surgeon Dr. Mark Lin - 2016
  • Advanced Principles for Implantology: Module 1 (Indirect and Direct Sinus Grafting) - 2018

Dr. Raja Sandhu is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine class of 2004. Dr. Sandhu has been practising dentistry for the last 14 years in the Ottawa area with his list of credentials ever-growing. To date, he has successfully placed and restored over 2500 implants and has extensive experience with oral moderate sedation.

Dr. Sandhu currently resides in Manotick with his wife who is a dental hygienist and part of our team, his three children and his little pet guinea pig. If you are looking for him in his spare time, he may be found on hole #9 of the golf course or out on the river with his family.

Dr. Gurfateh Sandhu, B.D.S, D.M.D
  • Mini implant residency from Toronto Institute of Dental Excellence
  • Advance surgical training from Studia in Brazil
  • Certified in Moderate Oral Sedation with DOCS Education
  • Certified 6 Month Smile provider
  • Member of Congress of Oral Implantology
  • Member of Ontario Dental Association

Dr. Gurfateh Sandhu graduated in 2003 with a Bachelors of Dental Surgery degree in Pune, India. While earning this degree, he was actively involved in sports and dance for which he received various awards. Following his degree he moved to Boston where he attended Tufts University and received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in the spring of 2008. While at Tufts he also served as class president.

Pursing his dream of living in Canada he moved in 2008 to join his brother in purchasing his first dental practice, Dentistry@Brockville. Since making Brockville is home, Dr. Sandhu has furthered his dental education and has obtained his certificate in oral moderate sedation for the comfort of his patients, completed his mini residency in dental implants, and completed advance surgical training in Brazil.

Co-founder of Sandhu Dental Group, Dr. Sandhu not only expanded his dental training, he has also expanded his dental practice and is now owner to multiple dental locations across Eastern Ontario and this has created employment for many dentists and over 70 employees.

While he does travel most days to different locations to practice dentistry he has made Brockville his home base with his wife and three beautiful children. Two boys and a girl. When not in the dental office you will find Dr. Sandhu hiking and exploring the country side and also enjoying the river with his children.

Professional Milestones:

  • Hundreds of oral sedation and dental implants completed
  • Co founder of Sandhu Dental Group

Dr. Neeraj Bansal, BDS, MDS, DDS
Senior Partner

Dr. Neeraj Bansal lives with simple but innovative thoughts and thus believes that "Knowing is not enough we must apply, willingness is not enough we must do".

He received his Bachelors of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Punjabi university, India in the year of 2000. Dr. Bansal was very much delved into the concepts of dentistry, therefore he then went on to receiving his Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS) in Periodontics from SDM college of Dental Sciences, India. Dr. Bansal was excited to share his knowledge and love of dentistry therefore decided to spend time teaching in a dental school from which he did through the years 2005-2009. His interests in dentistry got more intense, thereby he went on to graduate with Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from prestigious institution UCSF School of Dentistry, San Francisco in 2013 where he graduated with honours in clinical dentistry and endodontics. As a student, he took elective courses in Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Bansal has vast experience in periodontal management and surgical procedures ranging from extractions to grafting. In fact, counting his past year achievements, he has done several courses, in order to explore the dentistry further as he believes that ”If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old”. Therefore, in year 2013-2014, he has received a few certifications in the field of:

  • Oral Sedation - Sleep dentistry - University of Toronto 2013
  • Crown Lengthening – perio institute 2014
  • Soft Tissue grafting – perio institute 2014
  • Perio-surgery – perio 2014
  • Implants - Mini Residency – Toronto Institute of Dental Excellence -2014

Dr. Bansal has devoted his career to learning everything about, and advancing, innovative dental techniques and materials. His combination of cutting-edge dental technology, along with his vast experience and his artistic eye, means that he can transform a smile painlessly. Dr. Bansal possesses a warm and friendly "chair-side" manner, and it is his innate warmth, patience and sincerity that make the difference in his care. His patients often comment that he is a "meticulous perfectionist" who offers the highest level of skill along with a friendly and optimistic personality. Dr. Bansal will impress you with a high level of skill and technical abilities. He employs the latest equipment and techniques to provide a predictable, pain-free and expedient experience. Dr. Bansal is an artist at heart. He will listen to your concerns and will address each and every of them in his treatment as he cares about patients thorough spending time with them, and act as a consultant or advisor for their dental health.

Aside from practicing specialized dentistry, Dr. Bansal likes music, watching movies and playing Tennis. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario with his beautiful dentist wife and their 5 year old son. We are very excited he has joined our team and look forward to many years of providing the best possible patient care with him.

Dr. Hemal Patel
Senior Partner

Dr. Patel received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 2007, graduating from the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences (India). Dr. Patel received his NDEB equivalency in 2015 and completed his courses received his Dental Licence in Canada in 2016. Dr. Patel strongly believes in patient comfort, and also provides Dental Sedation for any patients who may have any nerves about dental work. Dr. Patel has warm and professional chair-side manner and is excited to discuss any questions you may have.

When not in the office Dr. Patel loves to spending time with his family. He married the love of his life Smrutika in 2012, and welcomed a son Aarav in 2014.

Professional Milestones:
  • Trained 300 Dentists in 3 years
  • Dental Lecturer in India
  • Working On Licensing for Dental Implants and IV Sedation

Dr. Arash Shafiei, D.D.S. D.M.D.
Principle Partner: Dentistry @ Embrun

Dr. Shafiei grew up in Toronto and received his BASc degree in Chemical Engineering at University of Toronto. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree, he decided to set out on a journey across Europe to follow his childhood dream of becoming a dentist. Dr. Shafiei received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree with cum laude designation at Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. He went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Western University in 2016.

Since his graduation, Dr. Shafiei has completed an Oral Moderate Sedation course at Western University as well as extensive training in Invisalign, wisdom tooth removal and implant restoration. His fields of interest include restorative dentistry, dentistry under sedation and oral surgery. Dr. Shafiei is currently residing in the Brockville area with his wife.

Dr. Gagandeep Bains
Principle Partner: 2 Kingston Locations

Always having an interest in science is what led me to pursue my Bachelor degree in Dental Surgery while living in India. After immigrating to Canada, I completed my doctorate of dental surgery in 2016 at New York University and after completion moved to the beautiful city of Kingston with my family to which we now call home.

It is my goal and passion to provide exceptional dentistry in a friendly, relaxing atmosphere and to put all of my patients on the path of long lasting, excellent oral health. While I welcome patients of all ages I especially love working with children.

When I am not in the office I can be found expanding my knowledge in continuing education courses and seminars or spending time with my husband and two active young boys around the Kingston area.

Dr Sukhjeevan Bains
Principle Partner: 2 Kingston Locations

Born and raised in India I always had a passion for health care which took me down the path of dentistry. After receiving my Bachelor of Dental Surgery in India, I moved to New York where in 2015 I completed my degree in Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Shortly after obtaining my degree I moved to a small under-served community in Northern Ontario to begin my career as a dentist. While I very much enjoyed the outdoors while living in Northern Ontario I came across this beautiful city, Kingston to which my family and I now call home.

I feel it is extremely important to continue expanding my knowledge in dentistry. I attend many courses and seminars all year long to learn new techniques and the many advancements that dentistry has to offer.

I have a strong passion in providing quality dentistry in a fun, relaxing environment and helping all patients achieve a healthy, beautiful smile they will want to show off to the world!

When I’m not in the office I can be found having fun, enjoying beautiful Kingston and all it has to offer with my two amazing boys and wife.

Dr. Harsh Patel

Dr. Harsh Patel graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Dharmsinh Desai University in India. Following graduation he worked as the head dentist at Refferal Hospital and Community Health Centre in Gujarat India

Dr. Patel moved to Vancouver, BC and attended Fairleigh Dickinson University where he graduated in 2013 with his Master of Administrative Science and specialized in global health and human services.

Dr. Patel remained in Vancouver for 5 years before attending the state University of New York in Buffalo where he won two awards; most outstanding esthetic case completed in fourth year and the Delta Sigma Delta Award of Initiative, Attitude, and General Excellence in Operative Dentistry and graduating with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery.

Immediately following graduation Dr. Patel moved back to Canada where he started his dental career with [email protected] While practicing all general dentistry procedures, Dr. Patel has also received his certificate in Oral Moderate Sedation for patients of all ages.

While in university Dr. Patel represented Deharmsinh Desai at the National Level in Badminton and was the winner of table tennis international class tournament for 4 consecutive years. He married in 2016 and is currently living in Ottawa with his wife, Dr. Krishna Patel where they like to explore new places and try new food.

He believes in hard work and his goal is to always provide the best possible dental care to all his patients.

Dr. Krishna Patel

Dr. Krishna Patel graduated in 2011 from Dharmsinh Desai University in India with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Following graduation she worked as a head dentist for two years in a dental clinic and for one year at a public health centre. It was during this time she also organized several fundraisers for NGO’s in India.

In 2014 she moved to Vancouver, BC and attended Fairleigh Dickinson University where she graduated with her Master of Administrative Science with a concentration in Global Health and Human Services Administration.

It was in 2017 she completed her National Dental Examination Equivalency and was able to start her dental career here in Canada at which time she moved to Ottawa and started her career with Dentistry@Perth and Dentistry@Montreal Square, where not only does she practice all scopes of general dentistry, she also obtained her certificate in Oral Moderate Sedation to offer her patients of all ages.

Although Dr. Patel spent many years with her studies she maintained her passion for dancing and won several dance competition. She was married in 2016 and is currently living in Ottawa with her husband, Dr. Harsh Patel. She is a firm believer in “there is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs and this is why she works hard and gives her best towards all patient care.

Dr. Nikunj Gajjar

Dr. Nikunj Gajjar has been part of the dental family for over 10 years. After graduating from Gujarat University in India in 2006, he went from being an associate with a well-established hospital, to spreading his wings and opening his own practice in India. Dr. Gajjar moved to Canada in 2015 and has successfully completed the National Dental Examining Board of Canada Exams.

Dr. Gajjar loves to treat patients throughout the age spectrum. As a member of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) and Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO), Dr. Gajjar continues to upgrade his skills. He enjoys all facets of General Dentistry, but he has keen interest in Root Canal treatment and Cosmetic Dentistry. He is welcoming and personable with his patients. Dr. Gajjar has the ability to make his patients feel relaxed and comfortable by getting to know them and understanding their dental needs.

Outside the office, Dr. Gajjar is a super dad to a beautiful daughter and cherishes every moment he gets with his wife and daughter. In his free time, he likes to explore new places, watching movies and playing cricket.

Dr. Gopi Kolli

Dr. Kolli completed his DDS with distinction from Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario. He has over 15 years of experience in dentistry, having received his BDS degree and Masters in Oral Medicine and Radiology from India, Dr. Kolli was not only actively involved in clinical practice but also academically oriented and worked as an associate professor in dental school where he was actively involved in the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Dr. Kolli is passionate about his work and constantly updates his skills with continuing education. He is certified in oral moderate sedation, nitrous oxide and is currently completing a mini Residency in oral implantology at the Institute for Dental Excellence (TIDE). His warm, gentle personality and smile puts patients at ease and is well liked by all. He lives in Kanata with his wife and sweet daughter. He enjoys cycling, yoga and badminton with his family and friends.

Dr. Angad Singh Virk
Principle Partner: Dentistry @ Ingleside

Dr Angad Singh Virk comes from India, a land of color, spirituality and unity in diversity. He has been nurtured by the rich Indian soil, which according to him has taught him to strive for the best. He completed Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Kurukshetra University, India in 2012. Along with being a student in India he was actively involved in sports and community service.

Impressed by the Canadian ideology of inclusiveness and lifestyle, he came to Canada in 2014. He is of the opinion that India is his mother and Canada his teacher. His passion to be the best in the field of dentistry helped him to grow his pair of wings and attend Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, from where he received Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree in September 2019.

Credentials: Kurukshetra University- Bachelor of Dental Surgery- 2012.Boston University- Doctor of Dental Medicine- 2019.CAD CAM- crowns in a day- Boston University.Digital Dentures- Boston University.Invisalign certification- Boston University.

Dr. Karan Chahl

Born and raised in Ottawa, Dr. Chahl found his passion for dentistry at a young age. After having braces and witnessing an immense change in his smile and oral health, he dreamed of one day being able to provide others with the same outstanding quality of care and compassion that he received from his dentists. Dr. Chahl attended the University of Western Ontario, where he completed his Bachelor of Health Sciences with Honors Specialization. He then completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine from The University of Sydney, where he was awarded the John Stephen Hill Memorial Prize for Proficiency in Clinical Operative Dentistry. Patient comfort is his top priority and Dr. Chahl is excited to provide his patients with exceptional care in a relaxing atmosphere.

Outside of the clinic, Dr. Chahl enjoys staying active, getting outdoors and playing sports. He is especially passionate about soccer, a sport that he has been playing from a young age.