Get to Know Our Exceptional Staff

Dr. Claire (Dentist)

Dr. Claire Benmergui was born and raised in Montreal. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree with Honours at McGill University.  She then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Toronto, also with Honours. She received the Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons award, for the highest standing in clinical oral surgery. She received the Joseph Harker Johnson Scholarship for most outstanding student in clinical oral surgery anesthesia. She also received the Dr. Charles Hyman Moses award for superior ability in clinical prosthodontics, as well as the Harold Keith Box medal for being an outstanding student in clinical periodontics. After graduating, she completed a one-year residency at Toronto General Hospital, where she focused on treating extremely serious dental emergencies and medically compromised patients. 

Dr. Benmergui also enjoys volunteering to treat patients in remote reserves in Columbia, Guatemala, Nunavut, Brazil, Nicaragua and many more. She has been practicing dentistry for more than 20 years. Her office located in North York, ON has been established for nearly 40 years and has retained many patients through several generations. Dr. Benmergui is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Ontario Dental Association, American Dental Association as well as the Canadian Dental Association.

Wendy P (Dental Assistant)

Wendy is a certified Dental Assistant, who has over 16 years of experience. She has been working for Dr. Claire Benmergui's office since June of 2017. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Overall, Wendy loves helping all patients feel comfortable!

Vilma D (Dental Assistant)

Tali R (Hygienist)

Tali graduated with honours from George Brown College Dental Hygiene program in 2008. She continued and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Sciences from University of British Columbia Distance Education in 2014. She is an excellent and active member of Canadian Dental Hygienists of Ontario and the Canadian Dental Hygiene Association. She is constantly up to date in any dental knowledge required through various education courses and readings. She enjoys meeting new people of all ages and is eager to help make a clients’ appointment as comfortable as possible. Her mission is to provide education and client care to the best of her knowledge to achieve a lifetime of oral health!


Maia K (Office Coordinator)

Maia graduated from Seneca College in Lab Technology. She has been in the dental field gaining experience for over 25 years, in addition to having experience in the insurance industry. Maia's hobbies include travelling and shopping. She makes it her personal mission to care for each client's needs, ensuring an enjoyable experience! She is responsible for booking appointments, billing, and corresponding with various insurance companies.