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WE'RE YOUR FAMILIES DENTIST IN OTTAWA

Welcome to Rideau Dental Centre in Ottawa

Our dentists and dental team are committed to providing you with the dental care you need and deserve.

We offer a full range of dental services and treatment planning to help you achieve your optimal dental health. With short wait times, multiple appointment bookings for families, dental technology, and dental sedation options, we strive to make each and every appointment as comfortable and convenient as possible.

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Meet Our Ottawa Dentists

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

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  • Dr. Bao Nguyen, DDS

    General Dentist

    Biography

    Born in Saigon, Vietnam

    Immigrated at the age of 5 to Canada in 1975

    Raised and educated for 20 years in Montréal. Moved to Ottawa in 1995

    Associateship in 1995 resulting in the current partnership in 1997 at the Rideau Dental Centre

    Education

    Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf in Montréal

    Champlain Regional College in St-Lambert

    McGill University in coveted Pre-Dent Program (DDS in 1995)

    Continuing Education

    Dental Implants Restoration [Argyle Associates Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery c.1996]

    Orthodontics [Mid-Continent Orthodontics c.2004]

    Invisalign [Align Technology Institute c.2008]

    Oral Sedation [University of Toronto / Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario c.2010]

    Philosophy

    Treat others the way you want to be treated

    Do what you love every day

    Enjoy life

    Hobbies and Interests

    Family time with wife and son

    Going to the gym (Mens sana in corpore sano)

    Speed addiction: Motorsport racing in the summer and alpine skiing in the winter

  • Dr. Daniel Bitar, BSc (Hons), DDS

    General Dentist

    Biography

    Born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario

    Fluent in English, French, and Arabic

    Member of the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), Ontario Dental Association (ODA), Ottawa Dental Society (ODS), and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons (RCDSO)

    Education

    Honours BSc in Biopharmaceutical Science with a specialization in genomics, University of Ottawa

    Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Western Ontario - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

    Philosophy

    Patient-centred dental care

    Treat others the way you would like to be treated

    Be transparent, be yourself

    Hobbies and Interests

    Sports (soccer, basketball, football, tennis, snowboarding)

    Travelling

    Socials with friends and family

    Personal Statement

    General dentist delivering patient-centred dental care. Enthusiastic community engagement through volunteering, with extensive experience in client services, inter-professional settings, and team leadership roles. Passionate about overall health & wellness, and always seeking ways to help you smile!

  • Dr. David Lui, DDS

    General Dentist

    Biography

    Born in China and spent my childhood in Hong Kong

    Immigrated to Canada in 1970.

    Education

    Attended High School of Montreal and Dawson College in Montreal

    Undergraduate studies (B.Sc.) and Dentistry (D.D.S) at McGill University

    Moved to Ottawa and practiced at the Rideau Dental Centre since 1984

    Philosophy

    Live life as stress-free as possible

    Likes to treat people and one another with care and mutual respect

    Hobbies and Interests

    Enjoys music, computer, anime, manga, and Chinese martial arts novels

  • Dr. Martin LaBoissonniere, DDS

    General Dentist

    Biography

    Born in Quebec City, QC

    Grew up in various cities across Quebec, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

    Education

    University education at Memorial University (BSc. 1983) in St John’s, NL

    Dalhousie University (DDS 1987) in Halifax, NS

    Began practicing Dentistry in Ottawa upon graduation to work in a bilingual environment. Working in downtown Ottawa at the Rideau Dental Centre has provided that opportunity.

    Hobbies and Interests

    Special interests include skiing, squash, boating, fishing, traveling and especially spending quality time with family and friends

  • Dr. Peter Georgopoulos, DDS

    General Dentist

    Biography

    - Born in Ottawa, Ontario

    Education

    - BSc. Hon. Biochem. University of Ottawa, 1995

    - B.A. Psychology. University of Ottawa, 1996

    - Doctor of Dental Surgery. University of Toronto, 2000

    - Practicing all aspects of Dentistry including Implants, and Esthetic Dentistry

    Philosophy

    - To always do my best

    - To provide a caring, comprehensive and thorough treatment for my patients

    Hobbies and Interests

    - Spending time with my wife and children

    - Personal fitness

    - Travel

  • Dr. Wayne Perron, DDS

    General Dentist

    Born and educated in Montreal

    Moved to Ottawa in 1986

    Practicing dentistry at the Rideau Dental Centre since 1990

    Father of two children

    Education

    John Abbott College in pure and applied sciences

    McGill University undergraduate degree in neurobiology

    McGill University degree in dentistry

    Practiced dentistry for Department of National Defense 1986-1990

    Extensive continuing education at the University of Boston in root canal therapy

    Philosophy

    To look for new challenges every day

    To strive for perfection

    To communicate and educate my patients

    Hobbies and Interests

    Bodybuilding

    Downhill skiing

    Motorcycles and boating

    Playing guitar

    Enjoy my family and friends

  • Dr. Rithima Sokhi, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Rithima Sokhi, originally from Mumbai, India, now proudly calls Canada home. Fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Marathi, she effortlessly connects with a diverse range of patients and colleagues. As an esteemed member of dental associations like the CDA, ODA, ODS, and RCDSO, Dr. Sokhi is unwavering in her commitment to upholding the highest standards of dental care.

    Her educational journey encompasses a DDS from the University of Toronto, an MDS in Endodontics and Conservative Dentistry from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences in India, and a BDS from HNB Garhwal University, India. Dr. Sokhi's professional philosophy revolves around patient-centered, evidence-based care, where she continually strives for excellence while embodying compassion and humility.

    Beyond the dental chair, Dr. Sokhi's life is enriched by various hobbies and interests. She treasures quality time spent with her family, cherishing the moments that create lasting bonds. Additionally, she finds solace and creative expression in the arts, particularly through painting and calligraphy. An avid reader, she continuously seeks knowledge and inspiration from the pages of diverse literature. In essence, Dr. Rithima Sokhi's journey is marked by her roots, global experiences, and dedication to dental excellence, all while finding joy in family and creative pursuits.

Why Choose Rideau Dental Centre?

What You Get at Our Dental Clinic in Ottawa

The comprehensive services at our Ottawa dental clinic help keep your smile healthy and happy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • Are you open on weekends?

    We recognize that many of our patients have busy weekdays, so at Rideau Dental Centre we offer weekend appointments to accommodate your schedule, so you and your family can receive dental care when it suits you best. Our weekend hours vary, so we recommend checking our website or calling our office to confirm availability and schedule an appointment.

  • 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 Rideau Dental Centre in Ottawa speak English, French, Arabic, Cantonese, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi and Spanish 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.

  • 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 Rideau Dental Centre 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 Rideau Dental Centre in Ottawa, 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 Rideau Dental Centre, 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.

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Gone are the days of messy impression trays. At Rideau Dental Centre, we use the iTero® 3D Scanner to take a complete digital impression of your smile.

The iTero impression scanner takes accurate, 3D impressions of your bite. We use these impressions to custom Invisalign clear aligners just for you. iTero technology allows us to adjust your Invisalign treatment in real-time, store data digitally, and show your expected results. 

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RIDEAU DENTAL CENTRE

Find Us in the Heart of Ottawa

We are located in the heart of downtown Ottawa inside the CF Rideau Centre. Our dental clinic is easily accessible by public transit, and also offers convenient on-site parking.

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New Patients Always Welcome

Looking for a dentist in Ottawa? We're happily accepting new patients at our dental clinic! Contact us to get started today. 

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