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Welcome to Expressions Dental Care in Richmond Hill

We've been providing general dentistry services to our valued patients in Richmond Hill for many years, and it's our goal to always provide the highest quality of care with a compassionate approach.

We offer a full range of general dental services and customized treatment planning. Our patients' optimal dental health is our number one goal, and so while we focus on routine preventive care and hygiene as the foundation of our service offering, we also provide a robust range of supplementary services, including Invisalign, dental implants, and a range of cosmetic services.

To make your visit with us as convenient as possible, we work to maintain short wait times, offer multiple appointment bookings for families. We employ a variety of dental technologies and dental sedation options, and above all, we strive to make each and every appointment as comfortable and efficient as we can.

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Meet Our Richmond Hill Dentists

Aiming for a healthier smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

Our Dentists
  • Dr. Ilana Gould, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Ilana Gould graduated from McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry in 2007, following her undergraduate work at the University of Ottawa, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Psychology. Dr. Gould completed a residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the State University of New York in Buffalo.

    Dr. Gould works to help her patients achieve oral health and aims to provide a relaxed atmosphere during dental visits. She wants to put her patients at ease and addresses their dental needs and concerns

    When Dr. Gould is not in the office, she is active with her kids and their numerous sports teams. She has a black belt in Taekwondo and loves to spend time cooking. Dr. Gould and her family enjoy road trips and spending time together, creating adventures.

  • Dr. Jack Bengall, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Jack Bengall is a 1985 graduate of the University of Toronto dental program. He completed his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto with a focus on surgery, implants and TMJ treatment.

    Dr. Bengall believes in ongoing continuing education in many facets of dentistry. He is also a clinical instructor and guest lecturer at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry.

    Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and children. He is an active nature lover and participates in canoe tripping and hiking, cycling, floor hockey, and cooking.

  • Dr. Jason Young, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Jason Young is a 2015 graduate of the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni dental program in San Francisco, California. He then completed a general practice residency in Brooklyn, New York and further completed two oral and maxillofacial surgical internship programs in Harlem, New York and Cleveland, Ohio.

    Since entering into private practice, Dr. Young ensures that he stays abreast of changes in dental techniques and technologies. Dr. Young values patient comfort and ensures that each visit is one filled with laughter and smiles while optimizing his patient's oral health.

    When not in the office, Dr. Young enjoys spending time with family and loved ones. He has been a long-time fan of Formula 1 racing and the Toronto Maple Leafs. He also enjoys swimming, go-kart racing and discovering the hidden restaurant gems in the GTA!

  • Dr. Ali Tanara


    Dr. Ali Tanara distinguished graduate of Western University dental school in 2016, furthered his education with a one-year General Practice Residency (GPR) at Lincoln Hospital in New York City. There, he garnered extensive experience in diverse aspects of dentistry, focusing particularly on patients with medical complexities and those who had suffered dental trauma.

    Upon his return to Canada, Dr. Tanara dedicated three years to serving as a general dentist in Ottawa, where his interest in periodontology and dental implantology flourished. In 2023, he successfully completed graduate studies in periodontology at the University of Alberta, honing his expertise in treating gum disease and performing dental implant procedures. Concurrently, Dr. Tanara acquired advanced training in IV conscious sedation for adults.

    Currently practicing as a licensed Periodontist in both Ontario and New Brunswick, Dr. Tanara is a proud member of the Canadian and American Academies of Periodontology, as well as a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

    Beyond his professional commitments, Ali is an adventurous individual with a fervor for tennis, a passion for skiing, and a love for travel.


Find Us in the Observatory Place Plaza Shopping Centre in Richmond Hill

Located on the corner of Yonge Street and Observatory Lane in Richmond Hill, our dental clinic offers ample, free on-site parking and is easy to access via public transit.

Need help getting here? Contact us by phone or email.

Frequently Asked Questions

Aiming for a straighter, whiter smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

  • Do you offer financing options?

    Understanding that dental care is a key part of overall health, for certain treatments financing options may be available. Our team at Expressions Dental Care is happy to discuss your options and help you plan your treatment. We aim to make dental care manageable and affordable for everyone in our community.

  • Are you accepting new patients?

    Absolutely! We are always happy to welcome new patients into our dental family. Whether you’re seeking routine care, have a specific dental issue, or are interested in cosmetic procedures, we’re here to provide personalized dental care. Please contact our clinic to schedule your first appointment. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your best smile!

  • Do you provide dental services for children?

    At Expressions Dental Care in Richmond Hill, we’re proud to offer comprehensive dental care for children. Our team is experienced in working with young patients and is committed to making their dental visits as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. We provide various dental services to support your child's oral health journey.

  • What services do you offer?

    At Expressions Dental Care, our team is committed to providing personalized dental care for the entire family. We offer a broad range of services to maintain and improve oral health, including children's dentistry, teeth whitening, veneers, emergency dentistry, dental implants, teeth extractions, and more. We strive to create a comfortable, welcoming environment where your comfort and dental wellness are our top priority.

  • Do you accept emergency patients?

    We understand that dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly. Our team will attempt to accommodate you as soon as we can.

  • How do I prepare for my first appointment?

    For your first appointment, here’s how you and your family can prepare:

    • Have your identification and insurance cards ready.
    • If applicable, fill out any digital intake forms you may have received.
    • Bring a list of any medications you are taking.
    • If possible, bring copies of previous dental records and X-rays.
    • Plan to arrive about 10-15 minutes early to complete any last-minute paperwork.
    • Note any questions or concerns about your oral health to discuss with the dentist.
    Following these steps can help ensure a smooth and efficient first visit, allowing you to focus on discussing your dental health with your new dentist.

  • What languages do your staff speak?

    The dentists and team at Expressions Dental Care in Richmond Hill speak English, French, Cantonese, Filipino, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Punjabi, Mandarin, Sindhi, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil and Urdu to serve our diverse community better. Our team strives to provide clear communication and comfortable dental experiences for all our patients. If you need help in a specific language, let us know! We'll check if we have someone at the clinic who can speak with you in your language.

Get in touch – we'd love to see your smile!

The team at Expressions Dental Care is always thrilled to welcome new patients to our office. Contact us today to get started. 

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