Meet Our Team




Dr. Shahab Tabesh, B.Sc, DDS

Dr. Tabesh graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in 2008. He was the president of the Dental Student's Society at the Faculty of Dentistry and the recipient of multiple awards for his contribution and involvement at the dental school. He also has Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health Science from York University. As part of his commitment to patient care, he has taken over 250 hours of continuing education since his graduation in 2008, and continues to pursue advanced education and training on a continual basis. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the Ontario and Canadian Dental Associations, and has received fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists for his training and experience with dental implants and prosthetics.

Dr. Tabesh believes that educating patients about their oral health is the key to long term, successful dental care. He focuses on educating patients about the many facets of oral health, including the health of their teeth, gums, bone and jaw joints. In doing so, he hopes to foster long term collaborative relationships that lead to happy, healthy and beautiful smiles that last a lifetime. He looks forward to meeting you, your family and your friends.



Dr. Isabel Zajaczkowski, B.Sc, DDS

We are excited to announce the addition of Dr. Isabel Zajaczkowski to our team at Hess Village Dental Group. Dr. Zajaczkowski studied Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Western Ontario, and obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. She has been in dental practice since 2011 and puts an emphasis on comprehensive family care. Dr. Isabel has a keen eye for cosmetic excellence and will look forward to creating beautiful smiles for the patients at Hess Village Dental.



Dr. Albert Tan

Dr. Albert Tan received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry with distinction. During his training he received additional experience in emergency dentistry as well as travelled to northern Ontario to work in under served communities. During his schooling he was heavily involved in and awarded for his contributions to the school and community

In the spirit of lifelong learning, Dr. Tan is regularly pursuing continuing education and expanding his knowledge in all aspects of dentistry. He approaches dental care with the goal that he wishes every patient to leave happier, more comfortable and more pain-free than they did when they entered! His primary concern is making sure you feel well taken care of, helping anxious patients, children & adults alike feel comfortable & at-ease. n his spare time Dr. Tan enjoys travelling, working out, playing the guitar & singing, photography, watch collecting and spending time with his baby niece! .



Dr. Avedis Encioiu, B.Sc, DDS, ENDODONTIST

Dr. Avedis Encioiu is the Root Canal Specialist at Hess Village Dental Group.

"Dr. E" has a kind and caring personality, which comes in handy when he is faced with treating the pain, infection, anxiety and fear that often come with a patient who needs his services.

Dr. Encioiu is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, a memebr of the American Associate of Endodontists and is Associate Instructor in the Faculty of Endodontics at the University of Toronto.

He is available at Hess Village Dental group by appointment, usually on fridays. For patients who have root canal emergencies, our team of dentists is happy to see you at any time and will make the necessary arragements to set you up with an appointment to see "Dr. E"



Dr. Kristina Romic, B.Sc, DDS

Dr. Kristina Romic graduated with honours and distinction from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry, in 2008. She then completed a residency at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, where she worked alongside specialists to provide care to patients with complex dental needs. During her residency, Dr. Romic gained experience in many aspects of clinical dentistry, particularly surgery and care of oral cancer patients. She also received her training and certification in Intravenous sedation and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

During her dental school career, Dr. Romic was recognized with multiple awards and scholarships for her outstanding academic and clinical performance. Upon graduation, she was the winner of the prestigious JG Bourassa Cup for being the most outstanding student in her graduating class, and was inducted into the OKU Honour Dental Society, for being in the top 5% of Dental students. Prior to her dental training, Dr. Romic obtained a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Science from York University, which honours and distinction.

Dr. Romic focuses her practice on treating the entire family. Whether she is treating children for cavities, removing wisdom teeth in teenagers or providing cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry in adults, she prides herself on providing the highest standard of care. And she always does it with a smile.