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Welcome to Aspen Springs Dental Centre

Our dentists and dental team strive to enhance the quality of our patients' lives by improving their oral health and well-being.

We offer a range of dental services and treatment planning to help you achieve optimal dental health. With short wait times, multiple appointment bookings for families, and waiting room with a play area for children, we take steps to deliver comfortable and convenient care as much as possible. We also provide same-day emergency services, and evening and weekend hours.

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Meet Our Bowmanville Dentists

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

Our Dentists
  • Dr. Arazm Farhangfar, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Arazm Farhangfar is genuinely passionate about dentistry as well as meeting new people and hearing their stories. I care deeply about my patient’s concerns and comfort.

    To him, dentistry is more than fixing people’s teeth, it is the art to give my patients the smile they deserve and always wanted. It is extremely rewarding and personally motivating to help my patients improve their oral health.

  • Dr. Ava Naghavi, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Ava Naghavi graduated with Honours from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto. Before that, she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology from York University. She is a member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.

    Dr. Naghavi is passionate about all areas of dentistry. She is committed to providing comprehensive oral health care to her patients. She enjoys working with patients of all ages including kids.

    Dr. Naghavi is also certified in oral sedation to help with the treatment of anxious patients. Dr. Naghavi is excited to work with you and your family to achieve healthy and beautiful smiles!

  • Dr. Brian Kumer, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Brian Kumer graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto in 1984. He is a general practitioner who focuses on wisdom teeth removal, complicated extractions, and dental implant placement. He has completed many continuing education courses with special emphasis on extractions and implant surgery. He is a recent graduate of the Gide institute, a high-level implant training centre based in Santa Monica California. Dr. Kumer has two daughters, loves to travel and recently got married. He has traveled to Israel and the Philippines doing volunteer dentistry. Dr. Kumer recently reached his lifelong goals of climbing to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and the “Trek to Everest Base Camp”.

    Dr. Kumer is also certified for the administration of oral sedation and works closely with an anesthesiologist for I.V. sedation. Dr. Kumer is passionate about his career. He loves his work and looks forward each day to helping his patients reach their desired dental goals.

  • Dr. Jennifer Kushner, DDS


    Dr. Jennifer Kushner obtained her BA from the University of Western Ontario in 1994 and BSc from York University in 1995. In 1999 she received her Doctoral of Dental Surgery (DDS) with honours from the University of Toronto. Following that she did a one-year general practice residency at Mt. Sinai hospital in Toronto. In 2003 she obtained her Master of Science (Periodontology) from the University of Toronto.

    Dr. Kushner is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) since 2003.

    Dr. Kushner has been in private practice in the specialty of Periodontics in Etobicoke, Ontario since 2003.

    “I like working in Bowmanville because the patients are so appreciative and there are few opportunities for patients to receive periodontal care from a specialist in the Bowmanville area. I also enjoy working with Nicole and her wonderful staff at this practice,” says Dr. Kushner who joined our practice in 2010 as a Periodontist.

  • Dr. Katayoon Azizi, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Katayoon Azizi received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2004, she then completed a one- year Master of Science (Prosthodontics) program at The University of Manchester.

    Dr. Azizi successfully passed the Canadian dental boards before registering as a general dentist in Ontario. She has a membership with the royal college of dental surgeons Ontario and Ontario dental association. She has been an associate general dentist in various dental offices in GTA since 2013.

    Dr. Azizi (or “Dr. Kathy” as her Patients know her) enjoys all aspects of general dentistry from cosmetics to preventative care. She provides dentistry for patients of all ages and takes pride in delivering gentle care that results in healthy beautiful smiles.

    In her own time, Dr. Azizi loves spending time with her family.

  • Dr. Michael Sirisko, DDS


    Dr. Sirisko attended the University of Toronto and over a fourteen-year period obtained his Bachelor of Science, Doctor of Dental Surgery, specialty training in Orthodontics, and Ph.D. in Neurophysiology.

    In addition to part-time orthodontic practice, for several years he was a clinical instructor in the undergraduate orthodontic program at the University of Toronto dental college as well as teaching continuing education for the Ontario Dental Association.

    He has served on the executive and as president of the Orthodontic study club of Ontario and as a consultant to the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.

    In his spare time, Dr. Sirisko spends the warmer months enjoys exploring the wilderness of Ontario and spending quality time with his family. He is a proud father of two daughters who have very nice straight teeth!

  • Dr. Mohammad Saade, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Saade received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Shiraz in 1999. He successfully passed the Canadian National Dental Boards in 2015 and currently he is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeon of Ontario, Canadian dental association, Alberta dental Association and Ontario dental association. As an experienced dentist with more than 18 years in the General Dentistry, in Iran (Shiraz) and Canada (Alberta and Ontario) he brings unique knowledge and experience to his patients that enable him to excel in his career. He is dedicated to providing quality dental care to his patients and making every dental visit as comfortable as possible. He is highly skilled in all aspects of dentistry such as Restorative dentistry, Veneers, Crown and Bridges, Root Canals, Sedation and Dentures and Implants.

    Aside from dentistry, he enjoys painting and drawing and spends time with his family and catching up on Sports such as soccer, hiking and swimming.

  • Dr. Nicole Mirzakhani, DMD, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Nicole Mirzakhani (or “Dr. Nicole” as her patients know her) completed a double specialty program in Pharmacology and Human Biology at the University of Toronto. She then obtained her Doctoral of Medical Dentistry (DMD) from Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine in Boston, after which she returned home to Canada and obtained her Doctoral of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. In 1998 she started her dental career in Cobourg. She then operated her own dental practice in Scarborough from 2002 until 2009. In 2009 she took over the dental practice of retiring doctors Hansen and Leppert in Bowmanville. In July 2012, Dr. Nicole relocated this practice to its current location. She is the founder and principle dentist of Aspen Springs Dental Centre.

    Dr. Nicole is an Invisalign provider and is passionate about enhancing her patient’s smiles by straightening their teeth.

    Dr. Nicole enjoys spending time with her family as well as physical fitness, yoga, swimming and cycling in her free time.

  • Dr. Parisa Tavakoli, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Parisa Tavakoli received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2008. She successfully passed the Canadian National Dental Board in 2012. She is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Canadian dental association.

    Dr. Tavakoli prides herself on her ability to listen to her patient’s concerns and provide individualized diagnoses and treatment plans. Her warm and gentle approach to dental care is noted by her patients.

    In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

  • Dr. Stephen Ing, DDS


    Dr. Stephen Ing graduated in 1999 with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto. In 2008, he completed his three-year postgraduate training in dental anesthesia at the University of Toronto.

    He is a diplomat of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and a certified specialist in dental anesthesia registered with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.

Specialty Dental Care Bowmanville

At our Bowmanville dental clinic, we offer the services of dental specialists in the areas of periodontics, orthodontics and dental sedation.

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A Lifetime of Smiles

What You Get at Our Aspen Springs Dental Centre

Our goal is to provide our patients with exceptional, quality care in a warm, friendly, relaxing and modern environment. We aim to exceed your expectations in all aspects each and every time you visit our office.

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New Patients Always Welcome

We are accepting new patients, don't hesitate to contact us and take the first step in achieving better oral health outcomes.

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Find Us in the Heart of Bowmanville

Aspen Springs Dental Centre serves patients in Bowmanville and beyond.

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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 Aspen Springs 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.

  • 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 Aspen Springs Dental Centre in Bowmanville, 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.

  • Do you accept the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP)?

    Yes, Aspen Springs Dental Centre in Bowmanville accepts Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) coverage. For more details, please contact our office.

  • 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 services do you offer?

    At Aspen Springs 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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