Meet the Team

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DR. Rand S. Alhafidh, DDS

Owner & Doctor

Dr. Rand S. Alhafidh graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 1992.

​She is known for her gentle and caring touch along with her ability to keep her patients calm and comfortable.  In addition to general dentistry, she helps patients achieve beautiful smiles with cosmetic dentistry: bridges, veneers, bonding implants and braces.  Dr. Rand is an active member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons as well as belonging to the Ontario Dental Association.

She is an executive member of the Halton Peel Dental Association and an executive board member of the Canadian Iraqi Dental Society. Dr. Rand S. Alhafidh continually upgrades her skills by actively participating in numerous professional conferences and workshops.

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DR. Rose T. Filipchuk, DDS

Associate Dentist

Dr. Filipchuk is highly qualified in restorative dentistry and possesses skills as a general dental surgeon.  A Toronto native, she received a BSc from the University of Toronto, then graduated from U of T’s Faculty of Dentistry in 1988. Dr. Filipchuk adds expertise to our team and is committed to advancing the standards of her profession. She is an active member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons as well as belonging to the Ontario Dental Association. Dr. Filipchuk continually upgrades her skills by actively participating in numerous professional conferences and workshops.

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Dr. Hamandi

Dr. Ahmed Hamandi graduate with a doctor of dental surgery DDS. In 1984.

In addition to his long experience and perfection in general family dentistry, he perform cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, TM joint disorders and facial pain management.

Dr. Hamandi is a committed professional who continues to expand and strengthen his dental knowledge and skills by attending continuing education courses and sharing his experience in academic settings. He is an active member of Royal college of dental surgeons, Canadian Dental Association (CDA), and Ontario Dental Association (ODA).

Dr. Gino

Dr. Gino Gizzarelli completed his first degree in 1995 at the University of Toronto in pharmacy. He worked as a full-time clinical pharmacist at Toronto General Hospital for 2 years before returning back to the University of Toronto to study dentistry.

Following his dental degree in 2001, he continued his studies in the same university and completed a 3-year Master's degree in Dental Anesthesia. During these 3 years, Gino trained in the operating rooms of the Hospital for Sick Children and Toronto East General Hospital. Throughout his studies and until present, Gino has maintained a part-time clinical pharmacist position at Toronto General Hospital.

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Office Manager

Meni has been working in the dental industry for over 3 decades. She enjoys working with our patients and has developed a great rapport. Her knowledge in all aspects of dentisty has allowed her to communicate to our patients to understand their options and provide them with all the information they require in order to make informed treatment decisions with their oral needs.

In her spare time she tends to her domestic needs and loves to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

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Sang Nguyen

Registered Restorative Dental Hygienist

I, Sang Nguyen, Registered Dental Hygienist, have been working at Papefinch Dental Office since Nov 2000. I obtained a Dental Assistant Certificate in Mar 1998 and a Certified Dental Assistant level II in Nov 2001 at George Brown College. I have worked full time as chair-side Dental Assistant since Nov 2000. In July 2007, I enrolled in the  Dental Hygiene Program at Kent College. I completed the Clinical Competency Evaluation at George Brown College in August 2010 and registered as a Dental Hygienist in September 2010. I have been working part-time as a Dental Hygienist since October 2010  at this office,and full time for the last five years. I love working in the Dental Healthcare field and being a member of a very special and talented team dedicated  to taking care of our patients .

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Malath has been with us since 2016, her duties include managing our accounts payables and following up with insurance companies, confirming patients appointments, and ensuring our supply flow.

Doing all of that with a smile.

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CDA level II

Katrina has been working in our clinic since 2016. She is passionate about her responsibilities and duties. She cares and has a genuine connection with our clients. She is always available to answer questions regarding procedures and make our clients feel at ease.

Katrina likes to spend quality time with her family and cook up a storm on the weekends

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Nabila has been a dental assistant since 2012. She joined papefinch dental 2020. She enjoys the level of  patient care that we provide to each and every patient at our office and the teamwork that exists with her co-workers. The patient experience is her priority, and she works hard to ensure they feel comfortable in our office.

When she isn't working she enjoys spending time with family and friends

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Administrative assistant

Safrina has played an integral part in the business aspect of our clinic. She is responsible for managing our accounts payable. Patient care such as maintaining and tracking insurance coverage benefits. Updating patient charts, scheduling and confirming appointments. Safrina is always available to lend a helping hand.

Outside the office, Safrina enjoys spending time with her family, going to coffee shops and dining at restaurants.

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Toronto, Canada

717 Pape Ave (2nd floor)
Toronto, ON M4K 3S9

Call (416) 469-2320

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM