Dr. John Pate, B.Sc, D.D.S.
Dr. John Pate received his Doctor of Dental Surgery diploma from the University of Western in 1976 and then attended a graduate program in General Practice in Montreal (McGill) to broaden his knowledge.
Shortly after opening his office in Guelph in 1977, he became involved in research into the beginnings of cosmetic/esthetic dentistry and was part of a team that developed one of the first veneers and tooth coloured restorations . Since then he has lectured and mentored his collegues in these techniques.
Today, as the senior member of Westwood Dental Group, his "state of the art practice" includes not only cosmetic dentistry but comprehensive restorative dentistry,orthodontics,root canals and of course young children.
He maintains memberships in both the CDA and ODA as well being a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry.
Through the years Dr. Pate has devoted his time to Guelph City Council, Guelph General Hospital, Childrens Aid Society and the G.R.C.A.
Dr. Steven E.Corber D.D.S., Cert. Perio. (Periodontist)
Dr. Steven Corber met Dr.Pate at McGill University in 1976. Dr.Corber graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery from McGill University and completed a general practise residency at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal. He furthered his education in Seattle for three years and obtained his specialty degree in periodontics.
Dr.Corber has an established, full time practice in Toronto, on the northwest corner of Yonge and Lawrence, since 1980 . He comes to Westwood Dental two Fridays a month to take care of the needs of patients in the surrounding area. Compassion, honesty and education are his pillars in providing oral health care. Oral health contributes to total health.
Dr.Corber has three children that reside in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. Golf, photography and travelling are just some of Dr.Corber's passions. Oh,yes-also any electronic widget he can get his hands on!!
Dr. Michael Bull D.D.S.
Dr. Michael Bull graduated from New York College of Dentistry with his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2014. He also completed Double Major Bachelor Degree's in Biochemistry and Medical Science.
Following his graduation Dr. Bull worked at King's County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York where he performed a variety of dental services including implant placement and restoration, endodontics,simple and surgical extractions, pediatric dentistry and removable and fixed prostethics.
Dr. Bull's hobbies include soccer, volleyball and snowmobiling.
Dr. Monisha Ravishankar D.D.S.
Dr. Monisha Ravishankar earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Western Ontario. Previously she completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Masters in Orthodontics and Dento-facial orthopaedics in India.
Dr. Ravishankar, firmly believes that patient education and motivation regarding their dental needs is an important part of their comprehensive oral health care. She enjoys discussing all the available treatment options with her patients, providing the opportunity to make an informed decision. Dr. Ravishankar loves all aspects of dentistry and is committed to ensuring the highest level of patient care. She takes pride in making her patients feel relaxed and comfortable, she enjoys working with adults and children of all ages. Continued education remains an important part of her professional life. She is currently a certified Invisalign provider and holds active memberships with the Ontario Dental Association and Canadian Dental Association.
In her spare time, Dr. Monisha loves spending time with her family and friends. She has a passion for dancing, broadway, music and travelling to explore different parts of the world.
Dr. Young Ho Lee, D.D.S.
Dr. Lee graduated from Western University with his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. Through out his academic career, Dr. Lee dedicated himself in the research field of preventative dentistry. He published 3 peer-reviewed articles in well recognized journals. He was invited to present his studies in American Association of Dental Research.
Dr. Lee continuously trains to provide the patients with the best treatment possible. He is a warm and caring person who always puts his patients first. He is very happy to become a member of the Westwood Dental Family and always enjoys seeing his patients.
Renee (Office Manager)
Renee has been in the dental field for over 30 years. Having worked chairside the first few years as a dental assistant, she returned to Fanshawe to complete the level II training program. Her well rounded understanding of dentistry and knowledge base of dental operations have made her an excellent office co-ordinator and administrator. Renee and her husband, Leo, enjoy travelling, golf and spending quality time with family and friends. Their two children, Nathan and Kaela have just graduated and are "spreading their wings". We wish them all the best!
Dental Assistant Team
At Westwood & Starwood Dental our dynamic Dental Assistant Team consists of Rose, Charlene, Amber,Sarah and Lindsay. Their goal is to make sure every need of our patients is met in a caring, comfortable and professional environment. They posess extensive knowledge and training in all aspects of dentistry.
They provide assistance to our Doctor's during all types of treatment such as surgery, root canal's/endodontics, implants, cosmetic and restorative dentistry, as well as children's dentistry.
At Westwood & Starwood Dental it is important to us to have our patients treated like our family.
Dental Hygienists (Dental Hygiene Team)
The Hygiene Team at Westwood & Starwood Dental are committed to providing their patients with a high standard of dental care. Deb, Kayla, Nell, Rachel, Angela and Nichole assist their patients in achieving and maintaining optimal dental health. They are dedicated to continuing education, providing them with current knowledge and techniques which creates a comprehensive hygiene experience for our patients.
Nell and Debbie combined, offer over 50 years of dental experience. Nell came to Westwood Dental in 1989 and Deb in 2005. Together they show a strong commitment to continuing education and are dedicated to providing quality care that is both personalized and meets the hygienist standards of practice.
Our newest additions to our hygiene department are Nichole, Kayla, Rachel and Angela.
Front Desk Administration
Kathie, Lisa, Renee and Wilma and have been working together for well over 10 years. Sheri, Kelli and Melissa are the newest addtions to the Front Desk Administration team. You will be greeted by their smiling faces at Westwood Dental and Starwood Dental. They will be there to make all your anxieties about treatment, finances and appointment scheduling go away. Their caring and supportive ways will help make your experience as pleasant as possible. They look forward to meeting each and everyone of you!