Meet Our Orthodontists
Matt Paradisgarten DMD, Cert. Ortho, MsED, MDS.
Dr. Matt Paradisgarten grew up in Thornhill. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in biology at Princeton University in 2011 and went on to receive his degree in dental medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015. In dental school, he was selected as one of only 3 students to complete a concurrent Master’s of Higher Education. Upon graduating he was inducted into the prestigious OKU dental honour’s society. He also received an honour’s certificate for publishing his research related to herpes virus proteins. He received his specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master’s of Dental Science from Rutgers University in 2018.
Dr. Matt is a dedicated and caring doctor who strives to provide the best clinical care in a warm and welcoming environment.
During his time in residency, he taught orthodontics to dental students and completed research investigating the connection between orthodontic treatment and breathing capacity. He loves using his teaching and research backgrounds to keep up with the latest advances in orthodontics and give the highest quality care to his patients.
Happily married since 2010, Dr. Matt moved back to Ontario with his family shortly after completing his specialty training in Orthodontics. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis, badminton and ping pong. He is also an avid skier and hiker and enthusiastic home cook for the most important people in his life, his wife and daughter. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
Dr. David Shapiro
Dr. David Shapiro (DDS, MSc (ORTHO), FRCD(C)) received both his dental degree in 1998 and his master’s specialty degree in orthodontics in 2002 from the University of Toronto. Being just one of 12 annual Canadian orthodontic graduates, he is uniquely positioned to offer his patients comprehensive treatment plans and options to meet their objectives.
David is a warm and compassionate doctor, who makes every effort to be sure each and every patient is treated as if they were his own family member. After treating many thousands of patients, he still gets excited to help everyone achieve the smile they want.
He and his wife Jody have been happily married since 1995 and have two amazing daughters. Having treated his own daughters, he is an “equal opportunity orthodontist,” and persistently ensures they wear their retainers at night 🙂
“Welcome to our office and I look forward to meeting you and your family!!”