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Dr. Omid Kiarash 

Dr. Kiarash is the Immediate Past President of the Canadian Academy of Periodontology. He is also the former director of the department of periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University. Dr. Kiarash has received the prestigious American Academy of Periodontology Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is also the founder of the "Centre des Spécialistes Dentaires Zeeba" located on the south shore of Montreal in Saint-Lambert, Quebec, where he maintains his private practice.

Dr. Kiarash is a board certified specialist. He received his Postgraduate specialty training in Periodontics, as well as his masters in Periodontics and Dental Implantology at Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Kiarash has had extensive training in full mouth rehabilitation utilizing the most advanced surgical techniques in bone grafting and dental implantology under intravenous sedation.

Dr.Kiarash has presented at many national and international conferences. His field of interest is the treatment and management of advanced periodontal diseases and recession defects. Dr. Kiarash regularly teaches live hands-on courses to other dentists on the use of more advanced surgical techniques and protocols for the management of these conditions as well as the placement of dental implants.

Dr. Kiarash is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He is the past Chairman for the Predoctoral Directors Organization of the American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Kiarash is the Study Club Director for the “Montreal Rive-Sud” ITI Study Club.


Dr. Sara Behmanesh

Dr. Behmanesh is the current President of the Montreal Dental Club, the largest English dental association in Quebec. She is also on the Executive board of the Federation of Dental Societies of Greater Montreal.


Dr. Behmanesh attended University of Maryland School of Dentistry and finished her dental training in 2008. She then pursued a 3-year post-doctoral residency program in Periodontology at the same institution. She received a certificate in Periodontology and a Master of Science in Dentistry in 2011. As a resident, she was ambassador to the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation. Dr. Behmanesh is a board certified periodontist with an advanced training in bone grafting techniques, implant dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation. She joined "Centre de Spécialistes Dentaires Zeeba” in 2013.


Dr. Behmanesh joined McGill University in 2014 as a clinical instructor, faculty lecturer and course director in the Department of Periodontics. She has received the prestigious American Academy of Periodontology Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Dr. Behmanesh is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and an active member of the International Team of Implantology. She is also a member of the American Academy of Periodontology PDO committee. Dr. Behmanesh has a passion for teaching and is involved in hands-on Continuing Dental Education courses teaching advanced surgical techniques. She is also the director of 3 Spear Study Clubs in Saint Lambert.

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Dr. Laurent Franco

Dr Franco earned his dental degree at the Université de Montréal in 2005. Upon graduation, he completed a multi-disciplinary residency at the Jewish General Hospital in Montréal followed by graduate prosthodontic training. He earned his Master of Science in Dentistry and Prosthodontics in 2009 and he’s a board certified prosthodontist and Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. He’s also actively involved in teaching fixed prosthodontics and implantology both at the graduate and undergraduate level at Université de Montréal and McGill University. Dr Franco has been involved as a speaker in numerous national and international events. His main fields of interest are: implant dentistry, ceramic materials and sleep medicine. He maintains a private practice in Montréal, La Prairie and Sherbrooke.


Dr. Didem Dagdeviren
Oral Radiologist

Dr. Dagdeviren received her DDS and Ph.D. from Hacettepe University, Turkey. She completed her specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology combined with Master of Dental Science at the University of Connecticut, USA. Dr. Dagdeviren is an Assistant Professor and Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at McGill University. She is a Canadian and American Board-Certified specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.

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