Our Richmond Hill Dentists Are Knowledgeable and CompassionateDr Mark Safari

At Forestwood Dentistry, we have a professional complement of highly qualified Richmond Hill dentists that can look after a variety of your needs from cosmetic dentistry and implant dentistry to general dentistry. Our dentists have a variety of expertise including cosmetic, preventative care and of course orthodontic treatment. Why not take a moment to meet the team of friendly professionals that call Forestwood Dentistry their home?Dr Mark Safari

Dr. Mark Safari

Dr. SafariDr. Mark Safari obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1994, and has been a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario in good standing since 1999. He opened his first practice in 2002, and is currently the principal dentist of four locations across the GTA. Dr. Safari provides a wide range of services to his patients including restorations, wisdom-tooth extractions, cosmetic procedures, orthodontic treatment, and periodontal surgery. While enjoying all aspects of general dentistry, Dr. Safari has a special interest in implantology, and is continuously upgrading his education to provide his patients with the most up-to-date technologies and advancements in healing processes. This being said, his main focus is prevention, and he strongly believes in detecting and treating oral and dental diseases in their early stages, which results in less complications, and costs to the patient in the long-run.

With patient-centered care at the forefront of every visit, Dr. Safari will ensure that you leave every appointment feeling satisfied and informed. 

Dr. Faranak Eskandarinazhad

Dr. Faranak Eskandarinazhad obtained her DDS degree from Tabriz University of Medical Science in 2005. After practicing general dentistry in Iran for 3 years, she pursued orthodontic specialty program at Tabriz University of Medical Science, where she graduated with highest distinction in 2012. During her specialty training she worked as an assistant professor and was actively involved in orthodontic and orthognathic surgery cases in hospital settings.

Dr Faranak Eskandarinazhad achieved her Canadian dental board certification in 2017. She is currently a member of Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association and Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. Although Dr. Eskandarinazhad provides general dental care for her patients, her primary interest are in Invisalign and orthodontic treatments. She is an easy-going, friendly, and caring dentist who believes listening to her patient’s concerns and expectations are her top priorities. She strives to provide her patients with the highest quality of dental care via continued education. She is a compassionate and dedicated clinician who is attentive to details. Outside work she enjoys playing tennis, ice-skating and swimming in her free time. and spending time with her family and friends.

Dr. Parisa Seyed Akhavan

Dr. Parisa Seyed Akhavan

Dr. Parisa Seyed Akhavan graduated in 1993 as a general dentist in Tehran, Iran. After working as a general dentist for 2 years, she pursued her passion of working with children by obtaining her specialty in Pediatric dentistry from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 1998. She was a university faculty member first as an instructor and later as an assistant professor, working with many graduate and post graduate university students in the past 20 years.

Dr. Parisa took a complementary academic fellowship course in “Hospital Dentistry” at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. She worked with numerous young children and children with special needs under sedation and general anesthesia.

She used to operate her own private practice for about 18 years in Tehran, Iran.  After moving to Canada, she successfully completed the equivalency process of the National Dental Examination Board to get certified as a dentist in Canada.

Dr. Parisa is a proud member of Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, and Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.Currently, Dr. Parisa works as an associate dentist with practice limited to pediatric patients.

Dr. Parisa has a strong emphasis on preventive oral health and her goal is achieving a positive experience with children. In her spare time Dr. Parisa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, swimming and traveling.

Dr. Camila Villarreal

Dr. Camila Villarreal, originally from Colombia, graduated in 2015, obtaining her DDS degree from the faculty of dentistry at St. Thomas University. After working extensively in South America, she decided to move to Canada where Dr. Camila completed the National Dental Examining Board equivalency process, receiving her license as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2018. She is currently a member of the Canadian Dental Association and Royal College of Dental Surgeons. 

With over 5 years of experience working with children and adults to promote healthy dental habits, Dr. Camila has been a noted member of the Toronto community for her work throughout the neighborhood. As an associate dentist, she offers a wide range of services for patients of all ages, ensuring that her patients have a valuable experience for all of their dental needs. 

Committed to providing the best care possible for her patients, Dr. Villarreal completes over forty hours of continuing education per year, and has taken postdoctoral courses in prosthodontics, endodontics and oral surgery. She has gotten to know not only the needs of her patients but the dynamics of the community as a whole. 

In addition to her role as a community dentist, she enjoys going playing beach volleyball, learning photography and is an avid traveller.