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About - Brandon Gate Dental Care

Our Team

Dr. David Gorendar

Dr. David Gorendar graduated from Univeristy of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry program in 1986. He has been practicing dentistry at the current Brandon Gate Dental Care location for the past 31 years.

Although, he loves all aspects of dentistry, surgical procedures are one of his favorites. When it comes to patient care, Dr. Gorendar strives to treat each and every patient of his practice as if he would his own family.

He is an active member and in good standing with the Ontario Dental Association.

Outside of work, Dr. Gorendar enjoys to travel, staying active while playing golf and skiing.

Dr. Azza Elhaddad


Dr. Azza Elhaddad received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1992 with honour (first of class) from Cairo University in Egypt, where she also finished her Master and PhD degrees in (Orthodontics) in 1998 and 2005 respectively. She received in 2006 a membership of Orthodontics form the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (UK). She worked as a Lecturer at Orthodontic department, Faculty of dentistry Cairo University from 1998 till 2012. She also practiced as an orthodontist in private clinics for more than 15 years in Egypt and in Saudi Arabia.

In 2012, Dr Azza and her family moved to Toronto where she obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with honour from the University of Toronto in 2015. On graduation she received 3 awards.

Now, Dr Azza holds a licence as a general dentist from the Royal college of dental surgery in Ontario. She works as a part time instructor at the Faculty of Dentistry University of Toronto, in the comprehensive care program and in orthodontic seminars.

She speaks English, French and Arabic.

Dr. Joe Adragna


Dr. Joe Adragna was born in the city of Vaughan, Ontario. He spent his childhood growing up in Woodbridge and graduated from Father Bressani Catholic High School. Continuing his education, he graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavior. Dr. Adragna then attended the New York University College of Dentistry where he was awarded his Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree.

He distinguished himself while in dental school with the Benjamin Nevin Scholarship Award for outstanding academic excellence and student involvement. Dr. Adragna was also awarded membership to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society for dentists who rank in the top 10% of their respective classes.

Dr. Adragna is very passionate about his profession. He loves the science of dentistry and has traveled all over the nation to continue his education and learn from the best in the field. Dr. Adragna resides in Woodbridge where he enjoys training at the gym, gardening, snowboarding, and reading. He would also be happy to admit… he loves dentistry!

Our Staff

Lorena - Practice Manager

Angie - Dental Assistant & Practice Manager

Myra - Dental Assistant

Hema - Registered Dental Hygienist

Gail - Registered Dental Hygienist

Hadessa - Registered Dental Hygienist

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