Our Team

Dr. John Pate, B.Sc, D.D.S. 

Dr. John Pate is the senior dentist at the Westwood Dental Group and has been in practice for 40 years.
He came to Guelph after receiving both an Honours Degree in Chemistry and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Western University. Following his graduation, he spent a wonderful year at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal as a General Practice Resident.
 Professionally, Dr. Pate has been a member of both the Ontario and Canadian Dental Association since 1972 and has been a member of both Boards of Governors. He lectured on behalf of the ODA for 15 years providing Continuing Education in the area of Restorative Dentistry and Cosmetics. He also holds membership with the American Academy of Operative Dentistry and is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics.
 John and his wife Leisa have 4 children and 3 grandchildren (all of whom are spectacularly cute). In his spare time he loves to golf, has a private pilot license (float and IFR) and with the extra time remaining plays more golf.

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 prosthetics.

Dr. Bull's hobbies include soccer, volleyball and snowmobiling.Dr. Bull and his wife Julie just welcomed their first child, Nora.

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. 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. Cleo Sanmartin, D.D.S. 

Dr. Cleo Sanmartin earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree with Honours from the University of Toronto in 2015 and received several accolades including the Dean’s Gold Medal. She also has a Bachelor of Health Sciences Honours degree from McMaster University.

Upon graduation, Dr. Sanmartin practiced dentistry in Alberta for several years, while enjoying camping, hiking and skiing in the beautiful Rocky Mountains with her husband. They have moved back home to Ontario to be closer to family.

Dr. Sanmartin enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and working with patients of all ages including children, to promote and help maintain their optimal oral health. She believes strongly in the value of continuing education and is currently completing the curriculum at the Kois Center, an evidence-based teaching centre with the latest advances in esthetics and restorative dentistry. She is also a certified Invisalign provider.

Apart from dentistry, Dr. Sanmartin also enjoys traveling, scuba diving, being active outdoors, playing hockey and golf, and spending time with family and friends. 

Dr. Tarandeep Sidiura, D.M.D. 

Dr. Tarandeep Sidiura earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine, DMD from the University of New England, USA and received the honour of being inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Dental Honours society upon graduation. Previously, he graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Honours Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) degree with a Double Major in Pharmacology and Medical Sciences while being awarded the Deans Honour List.

Dr. Sidiura is strong believer in lifelong learning and is always eager to expand his knowledge and skills through continuing education to provide his patients with the best care. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and working with patients of all ages. Dr. Sidiura firmly believes in providing comprehensive care and understands the importance of open dialogue to help patients achieve their oral health goals. He is currently an active member of the Ontario Dental Association and the Canadian Dental Association.

Aside from dentistry, Dr. Sidiura enjoys spending his time travelling, exploring the outdoors, playing sports and spending time with family and friends.

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, Amber, Fern, Lindsay, Stephen, Lee Anne and Deeana. 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, Angela, Kate, Jordan,Tsarina and Celina  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. 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.


Front Desk Administration 

Kathie, Lisa, Renee and Wilma and have been working together for well  over 15 years. Sheri, Anna, Rachelle and Brenda 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!