Welcome to Brandon Dental Centre
Our entire dental team takes pride in offering our patients a wide range of dental treatments, ranging from general dentistry treatments, to cosmetic and surgical treatments. When you enter our dental office near you, you can rest assured that all of your personal oral health needs will be taken care of. Brandon Gate Dental Care is happy to provide dental care to your entire family, from young children to senior patients. For your convenience, enjoy alternating Saturday office hours, short wait-times, and direct billing. We cannot wait to greet you and your families!
Dr. Joseph Adragna – Dentist
Dr. Joseph Adragna was born in Vaughan, Ontario, and grew up in Woodbridge. After he graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, Behaviour, and Psychology, he attended the New York University College of Dentistry. It was here that he got his Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree.
Dr. Adragna distinguished himself in dental school when he won the Benjamin Nevin Scholarship Award due to his outstanding academic performance and involvement in the student community. Additionally, he was offered a membership to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, offered only to dentists who score in the top 10% of their classes. Dr. Adragna has a huge passion for dentistry and has travelled around the nation to continue his development and education in the field. He now resides in Woodbridge where he spends his extra time gardening, reading, training at the gym, and snowboarding, but dentistry remains his true passion.
Dr. David Gorendar – Dentist
Dr. David Gorendar began his post-graduate education at the University of Toronto in 1979. He completed a Bachelor of science degree in clinical psychopharmacology in 1982 and entered dental school. He graduated from the University of Toronto dental school in 1986 and has worked in private practice at Brandon Gate Dental office until present day. (35 years)
During his dental career, Dr. Gorendar has been a member of Health Mission Outreach for six years. Here he has provided dental care in Central America to underserviced areas each summer for 3 weeks. He has also done local clinics in Toronto to provide much needed care to people who could not afford it. This has all been done on a volunteer basis.
Dr. Gorendar has spent four years teaching at the University of Toronto dental clinic in the Emergency and Oral Diagnosis department. Private practice has been in all areas of dentistry with surgery being a predominant area of practice.
His philosophy is to treat every patient as if they were part of his family. In his free time, Dr. Gorendar enjoys travelling and skiing. He enjoys an excellent standing and membership with the Ontario Dental Association and Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.