Meet Our Dentists
A little about our Dentists...
At Simon Dental we are fortunate to have three dentists on staff, Dr. Mark Simon, Dr. Leslie Linsday and Dr. David Goldberg. We are also very fortunate to have an anesthesiologist, Dr. Gary Simon,and an orthodontist, Dr. Mauricio Berco.
Dr. Mark Simon
Dr. Simon grew up and received his early education in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. He graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor Of Science Degree and his Dental Degree in 1990.
Dr. Simon opened his first practice in Newmarket in 1991. Eight years later he opened the much larger and professionally designed Simon Dental Centre. This new facility allows for all services and facets of family, cosmetic and specialty dentistry. In past, Dr. Simon was an instructor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. Currently in addition to his Newmarket practice he has courtesy privileges in the Department of Surgery at York Central Hospital. Dr. Simon spends one day a month assisting major Oral Maxillofacial Surgery including jaw fracture, jaw reconstruction and correction of dental facial deformities.
Dr. Simon is also active in the community associated with charity fund raisers and sponsors a number of sports teams.
Dr. David Goldberg
Dr. Goldberg was born in Toronto and attended McMaster University, graduating with a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) degree. He went on to receive a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Western University, and furthered his dental education by completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the University of Connecticut.
Dr. Goldberg strives to infuse the latest technology and ideas into his daily practice, and is always updating and advancing his skills and knowledge through various continuing education initiatives. Dr. Goldberg prides himself on ensuring that every patient experience is optimal, and loves it when a patient's improved smile leads to an improved sense of confidence. In his spare time, Dr. Goldberg enjoys traveling, staying active and going to the movies. He loves reading about history, politics and pop culture. He is a huge fan of all Toronto sports teams and loves to play hockey, tennis and volleyball.
Dr. Leslie Lindsay
Dr. Lindsay was born and raised in St. Johns, New Brunswick. She attended the University of New Brunswick where she received her Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry.
Dr. Lindsay went on to attend the University of Western Ontario where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 1992. Dr. Lindsay and her family have lived in the community in which they work for over ten years. She looks forward to meeting both new and existing patients of the Simon Dental Centre.
Dr. Gary Simon, MD FRCPC
Dr. Gary is our anesthesiologist. He graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in Halifax. He subsequently did his specialty training in anesthesiology in Edmonton at the University of Alberta. Currently, he is in active practice at London Health Sciences Centre in London, Ontario.
Dr. Gary has offered his services as Simon Dental's anesthesiologist since 1996. It has successfully enabled adults and children to receive their required treatment.
Dr. Mauricio Berco
Dr. Mauri completed his orthodontic training at Harvard University where he received a Certificate in Orthodontics and a Doctorate of Medical Science (DMSc). Previously, he had earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) and Honours Bachelor of Science (HBSc) in human biology from the University of Toronto. Throughout his career, he has been recognized with several awards of distinction, including the Gordon Cressy Leadership Award, CDA Oral -B Scholarship, Human Anatomy Award, and T-Holders Academic Excellence Awards.
Following his training, Dr. Berco remained in Boston for several years where he worked as an orthodontic associate and continued to be actively involved in various research endeavors. His research interests expanded both in the medical and dental fields. Most recently he has been investigating the use of modern technology in orthodontic diagnosis.
In addition to his academic interests, Dr. Berco has always been involved in various sports including basketball, soccer, snowboarding and tennis. He enjoys exercising on a regular basis and spending time with his wife, Dr. Stephelynn DeLuca, their daughter Mia and son Lucas.