Dr. Golnaz Basseri

Dr. Basseri is a graduate of University of Western Ontario, class of 2014. Prior to that she attended York University for her bachelor’s in science. Through several years of professional and volunteer work and participation in continuing dental education, she has gained significant experience in all aspects of dentistry including wisdom teeth extractions, root canals and Implants.

Dr. Basseri believes that continuing education and staying current with technology is essential for providing quality health care. She regularly attends seminars and courses to keep abreast of the latest developments in dentistry.

Dr. Basseri, as she is known by her patients, understands that everyone’s dental needs varies. This is why she focuses on individuals and what is best for them in their current situation. Her goal is to foster healthy self-confidence by helping patients enhance their natural smile, so they laugh and love life without hesitation.

Dr. Basseri is a good standing member of Ontario Dental Association (ODA), Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) and American Association of General Dentists (AGD).

Outside of work, she is an animal lover and activist. She works with several nonprofit organizations and shelters across north America to locate homes for abandoned dogs and cats. She also enjoys travelling and spending time with her husband and two dogs. 


Dr. Anastasia Kranias

Dr. Anastasia Kranias is a graduate of the Faculty of Dentisty, University of Toronto. She has been practicing family and cosmetic dentistry in the Danforth and Chester area for over 30 years.

Her long career and compassionate nature has enabled her to combine skill and experience with a caring and gentle touch. For a number of years she was teaching the 2nd year dental students at the Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in the course of prosthodontics. This experience has provided her with an inside into the latest dental techniques, as well as with patience and understanding of the human psyche.

Her ongoing passion for dentistry has lead her to complete a large amount of advanced education training. In the period 2000-2002 she attended and completed a comprehensive cosmetic dentistry training program at the Buffalo School of Dentistry, treating patients with cosmetic and other dental problems.

This included full mouth reconstruction with veneers, bridges and implants utilizing state of the art procedures and techniques.

In the 2005-2006, she successfully completed the three phases of an intense implant surgery course, offered by the prestigious and well known Misch International Implant Institute. She also has various other certifications in cosmetic and implant dentistry, TMJ treatment and conscious sedation.

She is married has had two children and 8 grandchildren. She loves spending free time with the family and she enjoys cooking, reading, physical activity and a healthy lifestyle.

Curriculum Vitae and Professional Experience
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 1978
  • Associate in Dentistry U of T 1980-2000
  • Proficiency in Esthetic Dentistry Diploma Buffalo School of Dentistry, 2000-2002
  • Misch International Implant Institute, 2005-2006
  • Member of the Canadian Society of Oral Implantology and the International College of Oral Implantology
  • Member of the Ontario Dental Association, The Toronto Implant Study Club and the Toronto Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.


Dr. Mary-Ellen Polymeris, B.Sc.(Hons.), D.D.S., M.Cl.D., F.R.C.D.(C)

Certified Specialist in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Meet Dr. Mary-Ellen Polymeris! Dr. Polymeris obtained her Honours Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and her Doctor of Dental Surgery with Honours from the University of Toronto. During dental school, she was the recipient of numerous awards for academic achievement, clinical excellence, patient care, and leadership. Upon graduation, Dr. Polymeris was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honour Dental Society.

Following dental school, Dr. Polymeris migrated West to complete a one-year General Practice Residency at the University of Alberta Hospital. While in Edmonton, Dr. Polymeris gained advanced training in the dental management of medically-compromised patients, as well as patients with special needs and craniofacial anomalies. Dr. Polymeris also participated in the remote areas satellite dental clinic program, where she provided dental services to the rural and underserved communities of northern Alberta.

Family ties brought Dr. Polymeris back to Toronto, where she worked as a General Dentist in private practice for one year. Dr. Polymeris went on to complete her orthodontic specialty training and Masters of Clinical Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario, where she was awarded the Dr. Bryan Smith Graduate Award in Orthodontics for her overall performance in the program.

Dr. Polymeris has been actively involved in basic science research throughout her academic career. She has co-authored numerous publications and has presented her research in bone biology in national and international forums.

Dr. Polymeris is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a member of the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Ontario Association of Orthodontists, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honour Dental Society.

Dr. Polymeris is fluent in French and Greek. Outside of the office, she enjoys being active, cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and good friends. Having attended Jackman Avenue Public School, Earl Grey Senior Public School, and Riverdale Collegiate Institute, Dr. Polymeris is thrilled and feels truly privileged to be able to provide orthodontic care to the neighbourhood she grew up in! © 2020 - All Rights Reserved