Our Team

Our Team at VP Dental Care

Dr. Gary Bolshin (Primary Dentist)

Dr. Bolshin graduated from the University Of Toronto Faculty Of Dentistry.  Dr. Bolshin is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, ODA, Academy of General Dentistry and a past member of the Alpha Omega. He is committed to lifelong continuing education so that he may deliver the most current concepts in dental therapies. Dr. Bolshin will put you at ease by getting to know you and your concerns. He is very detailed about your care and wants you to be comfortable with your treatment.

Dr. Bolshin has in the past enjoyed volunteering his skills and mentoring newly graduated dentists. He enjoys skiing, cycling and spending time with his grandson! And of course, the rest of the family too!

What makes his day: Providing the highest quality of dental care and taking pride in his work.


Freda (Dental Hygienist)

Freda graduated the Dental Hygiene course from the University Of Toronto Faculty Of Dentistry, which is where she met her husband Dr. Bolshin. She has been our chief hygienist and partner since the office opened in 1981. She endeavours to work with the staff as a team to facilitate working seamlessly towards a common goal. She is a member of the ODHA and CDHO and North Toronto Dental Hygiene chapter. She shares her love of family, travel and exercise with Gary, her husband and dentist of the office!

What makes her day: Everyone, both patients and staff, leave the office happy each day. She hopes that patients of all ages will achieve their optimal smile!

Sima (Dental Hygienist)

Sima started as our dental assistant for ten years before returning to further her education in dentistry. She graduated as a Dental Hygienist from Sunni University in Syracuse and has been working in that capacity part time with us. She is a member of CDHA and CDHO. Patients enjoy her bubbly personality and gentleness. She has a good ear to listen to your concerns. She is fluent in both English and Farsi. Sima loves working out and spending her free time with her family. She is devoted to teaching, learning and being involved in her faith and community.

What makes her day: Dedication to her profession and putting a smile on all her patients’ faces.

Shahla (Dental Assistant Level II)

Shahla is a certified Level II Dental Assistant who has been a part of our team for the past sixteen years. She is outgoing and puts the patients at ease. She always creates a positive experience for children and adults alike. She greets everyone with “Hello beautiful!”  She is fluent in both English and Farsi. Shahla enjoys spending time with her husband and going on long walks, no matter the weather!

What makes her day: Making the patients comfortable and stress-free.

Ada (Dental Receptionist)

Ada has been a team member for three years as our Dental Receptionist. She received her training at George Brown College. She enjoys the administrative aspect of reception work. She does her best to deal with your concerns on insurance or finance matters.  She speaks Cantonese and English fluently, as well as Mandarin.  Ada helps out in her community by volunteering.

What makes her day: Greeting patients with coffee or tea and keeping the office running smoothly.

Linda (Hygiene Coordinator)

Linda trained as a dental assistant and worked in our Thornhill office. Later she transferred to our Scarborough office working part time as patient co-ordinator. Linda is a diligent worker, and she tries to accommodate patient’s schedules to fit into our schedule. Linda enjoys family time, her grandsons and travelling.

What makes her day: A warm greeting and a great smile to make the patients feel comfortable.