Our Team

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.

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 

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. Nyresa Alves, B.Sc, M.Sc DDS 

Dr. Alves completed an Honors Bachelor of Science, specializing in neuroscience. Continuing at the University of Toronto, she completed her Master of Science in neuroscience and physiology. She then pursued her Doctor of Dental Surgery, also at the University of Toronto graduating in 2013. She is a member of the Ontario Dental Association and the Canadian Dental Association. Dr. Alves enjoys all aspects of general dentistry including restorations, surgical procedures, pediatrics, crown and bridges and dentures. Her warm and relaxed chair side approach instantly makes patients feel at ease and allows anxious patients to enjoy their experience at the dental office.

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 member 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"