Our practice

We recognize that every patient has unique needs, and we pride ourselves in the courteous service we deliver to each individual who walks through our doors.

By using the latest orthodontic tools and technology, our trusted doctors and staff are committed to helping you achieve the smile that you deserve.

The doctors

Dr. Louis Fronenberg

Dr. Louis Fronenberg received his dental degree from McGill University in 1973 and his graduate degree in orthodontics from the University of Minnesota in 1975. He has acted as President of the Quebec Association of Orthodontics. In addition, he has been an active supporter of community fundraising events organized by charities such as the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and ORT.

Dr. Emily Santini

Dr. Emily Santini received her dental degree from Université de Montréal in 2015. During that time, she was selected to complete a rotation at Ste-Justine Children’s Hospital where she developed her love for working with younger children and teenagers. She then went on to pursue, at the Montreal General Hospital, a General Practice Residency Program affiliated with McGill University.

During her residency, she managed and treated adult patients who required extensive functional and aesthetic attention and was awarded a grant prize for the year. She then returned to Université de Montréal to pursue her passion for orthodontics, where she completed a three-year specialty program. Her Master’s thesis also gave her the opportunity to treat patients who suffered from obstructive sleep apnea. Having grown up in the West Island, Dr. Santini is proud to be serving her community.

Dr. Jeremie Abikhzer

After graduating with honors from dental school at Université de Montréal in 2013, Dr. Jeremie Abikhzer completed a general residency program at the Jewish General Hospital, affiliated with McGill University. He then returned to Université de Montréal to pursue his orthodontics specialty. The Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award and the Invisalign Gallery University Challenge were among the various awards he received.

His Master’s thesis focused on the prevalence of dental malocclusions in children with sleep-disordered breathing. His thesis awarded him the prestigious CIHR and FRSQ scholarships. Dr. Jeremie Abikhzer is currently a staff member at Université de Montréal, where he teaches orthodontics graduate students. He has also successfully completed his board-certification fellowship and is currently a fellow of The Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

Dr. Jack Turkewicz

Dr. Jack Turkewicz received his dental degree from McGill University in 1977 and his master’s degree and certificate in orthodontics from the University of Connecticut in 1981. Since that time, he has been a professor in the Orthodontic Department at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Dental Medicine, where he was Director of the Department of Santé buccale from 2009 to 2021. He has served as President of both Alpha Omega-Mount Royal Dental Society and the Quebec Association of Orthodontists.

Dr. Jean-René Van Becelaere

An influential citizen, Dr. Van Becelaere began his studies in Lille, France, and continued at the Université de Montréal where he graduated in 1971 in dentistry. He then specialized in orthodontics and finished his studies in 1976, in Montreal. Furthermore, he is a member of the Pitts Progressive Study Club and remains an active member in the dentistry world as a guest speaker at conferences in Europe, Asia, and around North America.

Our mission

• To provide the highest standard of care, utilizing the most efficient and cutting-edge technology.
• To create outstanding aesthetic and functional results.
• Our commitment is to treat patients with compassion and integrity.
• We strive to enhance the orthodontic experience.
• The ultimate goal is to put a smile on your face.

The team

Huainan Wang

Rosanna Capuano

Yi Lin

Lorraine Duranleau

Wanda Batsford

Toolsee Ujoodha

Kim Fraser

Lauren Deliva

Franca Cianciullo

Stephen Speevak

Marla Welch

Muriel Cornoni

The clinic

Welcome to our state of the art facility!

We utilize the latest technological advances in the industry, along with the latest in computer technology (digital imaging and advanced computer graphics) to ensure that you receive the most effective care possible.

Your first visit

We look forward to meeting you on your first visit to our office. We understand that each patient’s orthodontics treatment is different, and we promise to give you the personal attention you deserve. Your first orthodontic visit will consist of an examination and discussion of potential treatment options. This important visit will address your orthodontic needs to determine if this is the appropriate time to begin treatment.

After we have evaluated your records, we conduct a treatment consultation to explain all aspects of your treatment in detail. We will provide a compete clinical diagnosis regarding the nature of the problem, a written summary of the findings and a detailed plan that outlines your treatment, goals and estimated fees.

Get in touch with us to begin your new smile today!