At Expressions Dental Care, we are intent on making the best recommendations based on your needs. Our team is comprised of very specialized individuals who have your best interests in mind. Meet the people behind the smiles.
Introducing Dr. Jack Bengall
Dr. Jack Bengall graduated from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry in 1985. For over 25 years he has been helping to create healthy smiles. Dr. Bengall is a proud member of the Ontario Dental Association, and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario; and many other dental affiliations such as the International Congress of Oral Implantologists; Invisalign technologies; The Pankey Institute for advanced dental education and Toastmasters International.
Dr. Bengall enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a special interest in aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry and continuously strives for excellence by always staying informed on the latest technologies and treatments to ensure his patients receive the very best that dentistry has to offer.
Born and raised in Toronto, Dr. Bengall is married with six children. Some of Dr. Bengall’s hobbies include cooking and cycling for a cause. He is actively involved in giving back to the local and global community through many fundraising efforts. These include the Canadian cancer society, the York Central Hospital and charities in Africa and Israel. Dr. Bengall is especially proud of his ‘Once Upon a Dream’ gala fundraisers for York Central Hospital which has raised over $50,000 thus far.
Introducing Dr. Ilana Gould
Dr. Gould graduated from McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry in 2007, following her undergraduate studies at the University of Ottawa where she obtained a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Psychology. Dr. Gould completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Gould is committed to continuing education courses to keep current on new innovations in dental treatments to offer her patients the highest standard of care. She is also a member of the Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association and Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity and she is a proud member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. Dr. Gould is also a qualified Invisalign provider.
Dr. Gould truly enjoys helping her patients achieve optimal oral health and providing a relaxed atmosphere during dental visits. She is gifted at putting her patients at ease and attentively addressing patients’ needs and concerns. Dr. Gould provides detailed and gentle dental care for her patients.
Dr. Gould has participated in multiple community outreach groups providing dental care to underserved members of the community and most recently participated in a dental mission providing dental treatment to patients in the Dominican Republic. Dr. Gould believes that oral health is an integral part in overall health and wellness.
Director of Customer Care – Libby
I have the privilege of working with the “wonderful” and” loving” team at Expressions Dental Care. Dr. Bengall has been my mentor and has given me the opportunity to embrace my passion and making my dream come true in dentistry. It is a wonderful environment and I thoroughly enjoy every moment that I am able to educate our patients ” to keep them smiling for a lifetime. ” My circle of love consists of Mario my wonderful husband, loving children grandchildren family and friends. I love cooking entertaining for my “circle of love.” “Italia Bella” is my favorite place to visit and Sardegna. I will continue to be grow in my retirement years with my dental home at “Expressions”
Registered Restorative Dental Hygienist – Katharine
I joined Dr. Bengall’s team in 1998 after finishing my B.Sc. degree at the University of Toronto, and my dental hygiene diploma at George Brown College. I returned to school to become a Restorative Hygienist and am always happy to use my skills alongside the dentists as well as take care of patients’ long term dental hygiene needs. I enjoy getting to know new patients and look forward to greeting them again as friends in the warm and friendly atmosphere of my home away from home. I am passionate about providing excellent dental care and continue to upgrade my skills by researching new technologies and sciences to provide the most up to date options for my patients. Away from the office, I cherish my time with my husband and young twins and enjoy baking, reading and music in her spare time.
Registered Dental Hygienist – Cathy
I have been a hygienist for more than a decade now and have truly enjoyed every minute I have spent with Dr. Bengall since joining his dental family in 2004. Being part of this wonderful team gives me a great sense of pride and responsibility and I have the opportunity to expand my skills and knowledge so that I may always provide the best possible care for our patients. The relationships I have created with our patients and our team leave me feeling blessed to be doing what I do.I am married and have 2 young boys that keep me busy away from the office. In my spare time, I enjoy playing soccer, reading, volunteering with the Canadian Diabetes Association and spending time with my family and friends.
Registered Dental Hygienist – Michelle
I have been thrilled to be a part of the exciting team at Expressions Dental Care since 2006. I am passionate about my profession in dental hygiene and love interacting with our patients. As a certified laser periodontal therapist and oravital provider, I am thrilled to practice the most modern, gentle and effective gum and halitosis treatments available. I have lived and been a part of the Richmond Hill community for over 15 years. In my free time I enjoy reading, baking and spending time with my husband, family and friends.
Certified Level II Dental Assistant – Emily
In 2011 I had graduated from George Brown College in Dental Assisting level l and ll. Ever since I’ve joined the team of Dr. Bengall’s last fall , I enjoy going to work everyday to share my knowledge with our patients but most importantly connecting with them. At Dr. Bengall’s I have gained the best experience andknowledge , always learning something new everyday ! I look forward to meeting all of our patients in the future. Outside of work, I enjoy catching up with friends and spending time with my family.
Certified Level II Dental Assistant – Helena
As the most recent addition to Expressions Dental Care, I bring the experience I have gained from working in specialty practices since my successful completion of George Brown College’s dental assisting program and National Board Exam in 2002. I am a current member of the ODNA and am committed to continuing my education in various aspects of dentistry to enhance my knowledge and abilities. In addition to my role as a dental assistant, I have been an integral part of live hands-on courses given to dentists by continuing educational facilities. In my spare time, I love to spend time with my two daughters and family, enjoy dancing, participating in sports and travelling.