Dr. Al-Bakkal received her D.M.D. in Dentistry from the University of Manitoba in 2004. Her graduate studies in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba culminated with her Masters Degree in Oral Biology in 1998, with a thesis exploring the role of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in oral cancers. Further training was undertaken in the area of geriatric dentistry during her time in Manitoba. Her strong background in science began from her undergraduate studies at Queen’ University with a B.Sc. Hon. in Life Sciences in 1995 and a B.Sc. in Biochemistry in 1994.

Dr. Al-Bakkal has been a committed family dentist to her patients at Belmont Dental Clinic since 2004. Professional and confident in all aspects of general dentistry, she takes the wellbeing and oral health of her patients to heart and provides counsel about their overall health if deemed appropriate. Dr. Al-Bakkal manages the entirety of her patients needs within the clinic, but promptly and accurately refers them to highly skilled specialists if necessary. She obtains very clear dental and medical histories from her patients and performs comprehensive examinations to properly diagnose and establish treatment plans to maintain good dental health. Always mindful of various financial and social situations, Dr. Al-Bakkal works with her patients to find the best and most feasible treatment plans available. Her attention to personal detail, while maintaining strict patient confidentiality, means that she is always well aware of the health status of her patients and can therefore meet their needs in a timely and efficient manner.

Dr. Al-Bakkal routinely attends oral health conferences, reads both dental and general health journals and enrolls in numerous continuing education courses to bring the latest technologies and treatments to her practice, including the recent addition of digital radiography to provide the lowest possible radiation environment to both patients and staff. She takes great pride in her office’ adherence to the highest standards in both technical skill and professional attitudes. Dr. Al-Bakkal is kind, compassionate, intelligent, hardworking and deeply devoted to her patients who, along with her staff, appreciate and respect her ongoing expertise and friendliness. Taking a keen interest in the community of Belmont, she supports several charities and children’ sport teams.

Dr. Al-Bakkal has been an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO), and Ontario Dental Associations (ODA) with good standing since 2004.

Dr. Al-Bakkal is a proud mother and wife. She enjoys cooking, jazz music, fitness, reading and photography. She speaks English, Arabic, Persian and French.


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