Our Team

Practice Philosophy:

It is our duty and obligation to maintain the highest standards of our profession and to render treatment accordingly in a safe and clinical healthy environment.

It is our sincere belief that our patients have the right to be thoroughly examined and diagnosed in order to determine the nature and cause of their discomfort and concern.

We are committed to our patients' well being and will deliver exceptional dental care to ensure your needs are met. Our family-friendly practice provides a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere for you and your loved ones. Our friendly knowledgeable team has decades of dental experience and will go above and beyond to exceed your expectations.

Dr. Tom Copeland 

Dr. Tom Copeland holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Western Ontario (1984).

A member of the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), and the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), Dr. Copeland continues to upgrade his skills and education and recently completed laser certification.When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, three sons, and two dogs.

He also enjoys studying macroeconomics and geopolitical events, and supporting his wife in the pursuit of her black belt in karate.

Dr. Mustafa Abouzgia (Oral Surgeon)

Dr. Mustafa Abouzgia trained in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Toronto and completed his residency at The Toronto Hospital, obtaining a Dip. OMFS. He continued fellowship training in Toronto, and was awarded a fellowship certificate by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. While working on a research project in the University of Toronto’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Abouzgia also earned an M.Sc. degree.

Dr. Abouzgia’s work has been published in a number of professional periodicals, including the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants. He has also delivered presentations at a variety of scientific conferences.

Outside of the dental office, Dr. Abouzgia enjoys travelling and is an avid gardener.

Dr. M. Gaid (In-house Anaesthesiologist)

Dr. Gaid graduated from Medical School at the University of Alexandria in 1975. He furthered his education to specialize in Anesthetics and graduated with Anesthesia MBChB from the University of Toronto in 1975.

Dr. Gaid is constantly upgrading his skills and taking courses to stay informed of the latest technologies. He furthered his training in Anesthesia at the University of Toronto in 1988 (FRCP©).

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Gaid enjoys traveling and is a sports enthusiast.

Dr. Russell Leve (Periodontist)

Dr. Russell Leve received a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from McGill University before obtaining a graduate degree in periodontology at Temple University in Philadelphia. In addition, Dr. Leve has a MA in education from Temple.

He enjoys all aspects of periodontic dentistry and continues his education through courses in the latest techniques and technologies.

Dr. Leve is a member of several associations and professional organizations, including the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), the American Academy of Periodontology, the Canadian Academy of Periodontology, the Ontario Society of Periodontology, and the Pierre Fauchard Honour Society.

When he is not working, Dr. Leve enjoys reading, cycling, and jogging.

Dr. Brian Way (Orthodontist)

Dr. Brian Way graduated with a DDS from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry in 1979, and the University of the Pacific’s (San Francisco) graduate orthodontics program in 1992.

He enjoys orthodontic dentistry and continues to update his skills and education by taking courses each year.

Dr. Way is an alumni of the University of Toronto, and a member of the Toronto Orthodontic study club. In his spare time, he likes playing tennis.

Joseph Zeisler 

Dr. Joseph Zeisler (H)B.Sc., M.Sc., D.D.S., received his dental degree from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto, class of 1986. He also completed undergraduate and graduate higher education in Ontario, obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a focus in biochemistry and a Master’s of Science degree in biotechnology with a focus in microbiology and recombinant DNA/genetic engineering technology. Dr. Zeisler transferred his extensive research ability to dentistry, continuing to maintain his interest in oral health and biology research as a progressive dentist who believes in a conservative approach to clinical dentistry.

Dr. Zeisler has four children and considers himself a “practical environmentalist” being introduced to the ecological field of Limnology (the study of inland waters, lakes and river systems) during the first two years of his (H)B.Sc. education at Queen’s University and its biology station in Gananoque Ontario.

Dr. Zeisler resides in Mono, Ontario where he is active in environmental and ecological protection issues, specifically in the conservation and protection of our ‘below ground’ source waters and our ‘above ground’ streams, rivers, wetlands and watersheds all originating in our precious Headwaters region. Dr. Zeisler is currently working to bring about the safe rehabilitation of the Craig Pit (on the north border of the Orangeville reservoir) located at the watershed divide, feeding and affecting the watersheds of both highly significant rivers, the Credit River to the southwest and the Nottawasaga River to the northeast. These watersheds affect the water supply, environment and ecology of hundreds of thousands of GTA residents.