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SMILES ATTRACT

A healthy smile is a magnetic smile. Discover yours at de Man & Höediono Dentistry. We have been creating beautiful smiles for over two decades.

Hours:
Mon: 7am – 7pm | Tue: 7am – 8pm
Wed: 7am – 6pm | Thurs: 7am – 8pm
Fri: 7am – 3pm | Sat: 9am – 2pm

Please visit our state of the art
Kitchener dental office.

Enjoy freshly ground organic coffee and views of our private gardens from every operatory in our Kitchener dental office.

We have educational computer games for the kids and free WiFi for those that need to stay connected.

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Crowns In One Day With CEREC

With today’s busy schedules it can be difficult to fit in your regular dental appointments let alone wait for 2 weeks to have a second visit to get a crown done. With CEREC there is no longer a need to wait 2 weeks to get your permanent crowns. No messy impressions and no temporary crowns either. So whether you are in need of a quick turnaround because you are travelling, or you play hockey and had an accident, or you are just busy like the rest of us, we can now accommodate you in one visit.

We use CEREC to provide our patients with durable, well-fitted single and multiple tooth restorations in a more efficient manner than traditional lab-fabricated restorations. 

CEREC uses CAD/CAM technology to design the anatomical features, size and shape of a tooth restoration on a computer. The CEREC computer screen displays a 3-D custom image of your teeth and gums, allowing your dentist to draw the precise design of the tooth restoration. 

CEREC then fabricates the restoration through a milling machine that crafts the tooth-like ceramic material into a precise replica of the drawing.

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Would You Like To Have A Straight Set Of Teeth Without Wires And Brackets?

According to studies, 96% of adults believe that having an attractive smile makes a person more appealing toward the opposite gender. When respondents were asked which things they notice first in a person’s smile, among common answers were straightness, cleanliness, and whiteness of teeth.

Having straight teeth is more than improving your smile. It can also impact your career, social status, and overall well-being. That said, it’s crucial to think carefully which dental treatment you’re choosing.

Simply Clear Orthodontics system uses virtually invisible aligners that help improve alignment of your teeth in a convenient, non-invasive process.

8 reasons you may want to consider Simply Clear Orthodontics.

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Sleep Better with Night Time Guard and Snoring Appliance

Both You and Your Partner May Sleep Better With a Night Guard Snoring Appliance.

We help patients improve their oral health and sleep quality with a custom-made, one piece, unobtrusive night time guard and snoring appliance.

With this simple oral device, you can enjoy better sleep. You can also protect your teeth. What our patients love most about this treatment is that it’s non-invasive, yet effective at the same time.

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Our Team

At deMan & Höediono Dentistry we are proud of our team of professionals who provide an uncompromising standard of care for our patients.

Our Dentists

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Dr. Helen deMan

Dr. Helen de Man graduated with honours from the University of Toronto Dental School in 1990. She was awarded the 3M Restorative Award for cosmetic dentistry. Her passion remains creating beautiful smiles. In addition to practicing with her husband Dr. Harry Hoediono, she is currently a coordinator of clinical care at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto.

In 2014 Dr. de Man was inducted into the prestigious Pierre Fauchard Academy for her excellent work and many contributions to dentistry.

Recently, Dr. de Man was honoured by her peers by being made a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.

“Creating a reputation for excellence is our primary goal”

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Dr. Harry Höediono

Dr. Harry Höediono is a 1990 graduate of the University Of Toronto School Of Dentistry. He is a Moss Star Scholar and was awarded the Keith Box Silver Medal in Periodontal surgery.

He is currently Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Grand River Hospital, Past President of the Ontario Dental Association, and has sat on numerous ODA committees, including the award winning Oral Health Strategy Advisory Committee. As part of the ODA’s Student Outreach Program he is a guest lecturer at the University of Toronto Dental School and also the University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has lectured internationally and is an ODA Media contact dentist, appearing in numerous newspaper, magazine, and radio/television interviews on various current dental topics.

He is also the current Chair of the Quality and Patient Safety of Grand River Hospital and a staff contact dentist for St. Mary’s Hospital. He is founder and President of ONTRACK CES a continuing education software company. Dr. Höediono has been in general dental practice with his wife Dr. Helen de Man for 27 years and devotes much of his practice to full mouth rehabilitation and complex occlusions. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International, The Pierre Fauchard Academy, and in 2008 was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Dentists.

“Providing trust and service in our community since 1990”

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Dr. Tim Shigapov

Dr. Shigapov possesses a strong passion for providing excellent and evidence-based treatment and strives to refine his skill set and knowledge base through completion of continuing education courses. In his free time, Dr. Shigapov enjoys playing guitar, rock climbing and listening to music, particularly bossa nova. He enjoys riding his mountain bike through the beautiful trails of Woolwich and downhill skiing at Chicopee Resort. He is also fluent in both English and Russian and highly values his opportunity to provide comprehensive dental care to the Kitchener-Waterloo community.

“Innovative and personal treatment through continuing education”

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Dr. Caley Höediono

Dr. Caley Hoediono graduated from the University of Guelph in Biological Science.  She was accepted and went on to graduate from the Griffith University Dental School of Australia with a Bachelor of Oral Health and Dental Science and a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry.  She graduated with High Distinction.  Dr. Hoediono is the Canadian Ambassador for the international grassroots organization – Around Good People, and has treated young adults and children in the remote mountain villages of Nepal. She has completed her first year of the three year specialty graduate program in Orthodontics at the University Manitoba.

“Continuing the family tradition of excellent care through compassion and a patient centred approach.”

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Dr. Mike Schenkel

Dr. Mike Schenkel is a passionate and dedicated professional and is known for his warm personality and excellent clinical care. Dr. Schenkel earned his Doctorate of Dentistry from Griffith University, Australia. He also holds a BSc and an MSc in Molecular Cell Biology from the University of Guelph. He has published several research papers and has been awarded grants from Colgate and the Australian Research Foundation for his work in therapeutic dental sciences.

Dr. Schenkel works with several volunteer groups both locally and abroad including the Nepalese dental outreach program Around Good People which brings primary care to areas with no access to treatment, many of whom are kids of remote villages.

In his free time, Dr. Schenkel enjoys an active lifestyle with his fiancé Dr. Caley Hoediono and is an avid golfer, climber and surfer.

“Committed to providing the highest level of care for patients and embracing the opportunity to work in our community.”

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Dr. Pratik Patel

Dr. Pratik Patel is a native of Virginia who brings the specialty of Endodontics to our office.  He graduated from The George Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science.  Dr. Patel received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine and completed his General Practice Residency at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

After working as a General Dentist, Dr. Patel decided to pursue further training and specialize in Endodontics.  He received his Certificate in Endodontics from Columbia University in New York City.

Dr. Patel is a Specialist member of the American Association of Endodontists.  He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada [FRCD(C)], and has Specialist Registration with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.

Dr. Patel has performed charity work abroad in third world countries, such as in India and Guatemala.  He enjoys traveling, sports, and outdoor activities.  His favorite teams to watch are the Nationals, Capitals, and Redskins!

“Offering the most up-to-date endodontic dental techniques in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.”

Business Staff

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Monica – Office Manager

Monica came to our Kitchener dental office in February of 1996. She loves finding ways to make people smile including building in them the confidence to share their own smile.

Monica states, “I am happy to answer any questions patients may have or help resolve concerns to make everyone’s visit a positive one. I love the energy of our team. Our primary goal is to help our patients!”

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Kathy

In September 2000 Kathy started at our office. Since then her attitude of helping patients by providing a genuinely friendly, efficient, and caring patient experience has made her loved by all.

Kathy enjoys boating, swimming and spending time with her family at the cottage!

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Lisa

Lisa has been part of the De Man & Höediono Dental team since June 2016. She takes pride being part of a professional group that provides high quality dental care services to all patients.

As a dental receptionist, Lisa makes sure that everyone coming to the clinic is treated in an efficient, effective and compassionate manner.

When not in the dental office, Lisa enjoys hiking, camping, and reading. She also makes it a point to spend time with her family.

Meet Lisa in your future dental visits at De Man & Höediono Dentistry!

Dental Assistants

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Krista

In October 2012 Krista became part of the de Man & Höediono team.

Krista’s philosophy is to have every team member working together to provide a comfortable experience so that every patient leaves with a smile.

In her spare time Krista loves spending time with family and friends.

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Jacqueline

Bio coming soon

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Claudia

Claudia started with us in August of 2015. It is her belief that working together with the patient we can improve the patient well-being and provide the best possible treatment.

When she is not working, she loves spending time with her family, cooking and camping.

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Vanessa

Vanessa came to us in August of 2014. We are humbled by what she has to say about working at our office:

“It is my honour and privilege to serve these remarkable dentists in their purpose of providing the highest standard of care to each of their patients. I most look forward to doing the custom staining of the CEREC crowns to personalize each tooth for a perfect, yet natural look. I enjoy alleviating patient concerns and anxiety around seemingly stressful procedures, especially root canals. It’s so rewarding to see each patient leave smiling!”

In her spare time she enjoys cooking vegan cuisine, star gazing, bird watching, gardening, and playing with her kitties Lara and Lady.

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Miriah

Bio coming soon

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Stephanie

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Heather

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Leah

Leah has been with us now for well over a decade, arriving in March of 1991.

“Throughout my years of working in the dental profession, I have learned that empathy, kindness and compassion are my best friends. By using these traits and combining them with education and a gentle approach to dentistry we can reach a common goal, teeth for life!”

Originally from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia she has always cherished family, friends nature and the ocean. Now she lives in the country where I appreciate walks by the Lake, hiking the trails or in her backyard building an arbor or a bunny enclosure. Spending time with her husband, daughter, dog, cat, two bunnies and hermit crabs keeps her very busy and very happy.

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Cheryl

Cheryl arrived at de Man & Höediono Dentistry in May of 2008. She loves helping people benefit from keeping their teeth healthy for a lifetime.

In her spare time she Enjoys bicycling, travel, gardening, yoga and pilates and taking long walks with her husband.

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Stacy

Since October 2006 Stacy has been with our office.

Stacey feels like she can help patients best when she provide quality service in a timely manner. “I can help my patients best by listening to their concerns and addressing them as best I can”, says Stacey.

She enjoys running, cycling, reading, and spending time with her two nephews.

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Cara

Cara has worked for our office twice. Once in 2004-2005 and returned 7 years later in April of 2012.

Cara’s passion lies not only in improving ones oral health but in helping patients achieve a better overall health and well-being….a huge part of this is done through her focus on patient education.

In her time away from work Cara spends time with volleyball, yoga, her kids, teeth (continuing education), watching any sport live, …and more with her kids!

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Barb

Barb has been with de Man & Höediono Dentistry since June 2015 and values her role of providing dental hygiene services as a vital component to dental health and overall wellness.

Barb enjoys spending time at her home in the country with her husband and 3 sons. She loves spending time with family and friends.

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Janique

Bio coming soon.

Panoramic Digital X-rays

A comprehensive picture of the entire mouth and jaw to help us better understand a patient’s overall oral health.

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User Reviews: We Love Our Patients, And They Love Us.

My family and I have been going to de Man and Hoediono Dentistry over ten years. Their professionalism, courtesy, and personal touch have always impressed me. We always look forward to our next appointment….and who says that about their dentist.
Richard Murray
Hi Harry, I just wanted to reach out and thank you and your staff for your fantastic work.

I couldn’t be happier with my experience at your practice. I used to find going to the dentist very stressful and would put it off for long periods of time. Now, thanks to you and your staff, I am very comfortable and no longer dread the experience.

I’m so grateful for all of the work you and the entire staff do to keep my smile healthy.

Eric Sigurdson
Dr. Helen, Dr. Harry and staff, Bill and I would like to thank all of you for your kindness and understanding and making us feel so welcome and comfortable. We are so happy we made the decision to come to you for all our dental needs. You all are the best. We say this from our heart!
Bill and Carol T
Faith told me when she got home that her experience going to your practice was unlike any other she’s had in the past.

She used words like “pain-free” , “comfortable” and “pleasant”, words you just don’t hear from people when they are talking about their trip to the dentist!

So a big thank you for that!

David Saraiva
Just wanted to say “thank-you” to everyone for making my last visit to you on March 21st a very comfortable visit. You know I don’t like visiting the dentist, but you make me very relaxed and confident that you’re treating me very well. From Kathy’s friendly greeting in the office, to the expert treatment I get from Stacy, to Dr. Helen’s great “chair-side” manner and professionalism, you’re all the greatest. Thanks for all the work you do to keep my teeth and gums healthy. It’s all very much appreciated. Thanks!
Gord Allgeier
We just got home from my dental appointment with Mike. What a positive and reassuring experience I had. Each member of your team was not only professional and courteous, but also attentive and supportive to my individual needs. Thanks so much to ali of you. Looks like we found our dental “home”,
Patricia
I am extremely pleased with the exemplary dental care that I and my family have received for the past twenty years from Dr. Hoediono and Dr. de Man. They are always professional, up to date and consistently pays attention to our specific dental needs. Their staff are courteous, friendly and well informed. I unconditionally recommend Dr. Hoediono, Dr. de Man and associates to those who seek quality, knowledgeable and personable dental care delivered in a thorough and attentive manner.
Kirk Jenkins

Drs Hoediono and De Man along with all of their staff are always friendly and caring. I can always count on getting the best service available. More importantly, I never have to worry about taking my kids to see the dentist. The Dentists and hygienists at the office are great with putting the kids (and adults) at ease. They’re all great at making us feel calm and relaxed.

You can always expect a professional and friendly environment. I never have to think twice about referring them to friends and family. .

Maya Stojic
Just a few lines to express my appreciation and to say thank you, for continuously providing impeccable service with “health and hygiene motto” always a priority. Your professionalism and people skills exceed my every level of expectation. This is a true five star Ritz-Carlton experience – “a place where the genuine care and comfort of our guests is our highest mission.”

You always guide me easily throughout the entire process of every procedure, and you always make sure I am comfortable and updated at each step of the way. I would recommend De Man & Hoediono Dentistry to anyone who is in search of a new Dentist. Their professionalism and dedication make them the only choice.

Inga O, Waterloo, On
My family and I have been visiting this practice from the day that Harry and Helen first arrived. We are very particular in who we deal with in all aspects of life and especially when it comes to health care. We have used many dentists throughout our lives and would place this practice and all of its staff right at the top of the list. They are truly professional and I for one have never had to second guess their opinions. I am sure that many practices envy their constant growth (due only to what they deserve).
Clive and Susan Moxey - Kitchener, ON

Good morning Dr Tim,

I was aiming to email you back a while ago but it got postponed each day. But I’ve been thinking about your work and I would like to say once again “Thank you very much for the job well done!” My tooth doesn’t hurt anymore, no more very sensitive feeling when I drink my coffee or cold water. Now I can enjoy drinking them hahaha! Thanks also for the picture.

Anyway, just to say also that you are an amazing dentist and I feel that you strive for the best when it comes to the result of your work.

Thank you.
Severina

Severina

Hello There,

I just wanted to reach out and say how happy I have always been with the services your office provides. I recognize that it’s important for staff to hear positive feedback, so wanted to let you know. So thank you to all of the administrative staff, who have always been so professional and friendly and caring. Kathy & Monica have always been especially lovely and accommodating.

I have been going to your office for many years and have always been so happy with all of the work and services.
In recent months I have been especially pleased with your staff (Vanessa & Cara are amazing at what they do, and combine skill & friendliness wonderfully)
It goes without saying that Dr. de Man & Höediono, and all the work they’ve provided to me over the years has been amazing…and the team, and office you have is simply great.

Thank for everything!

Troy

I want to express my most sincere thanks to your staff for the best dental care I always receive at your office.

My girl, Leah, has always treated me with such concern for my mental dental health. She does a superb job, considering what she is dealing with “me.”

A ton of thanks to Leah. Kudos to Mr. Tim.

I didn’t feel the freezing going in! I am so happy with the end result of this procedure.

God Bless all your staff.

Rosemary

Dr. Harry,

I want to express my sincere gratitude to you and your team at your dental office (Sarah and Cathy at front desk, Minah, Stacy and Krista).

A visit to the dentist can evoke anxiety, but your team made me feel so incredibly comfortable and extremely welcome as a new client.

My past two experiences in August have been the most pleasant that involve a “trip to the dentist.”

Thank you for your care, kindness, and relationship building! (I should have come to you sooner!)

Sincerely,

Sherrie

Sherrie

My answer when people ask me “if you were to win a million dollars, what would you do?” was always, “I get my teeth done.”

It seemed like an unattainable goal, something bigger than a mountain, something that could never happen. I am 49 years old and I’ve had horrible horrible teeth my whole life…one big tooth front and center and sideways bulldog teeth to support it…truly delightful!

They hurt everyday when I chew and I couldn’t even bite into an apple they caused my great pain. While I refuse to let them define me, they certainly didn’t suit my personality. I am bubbly and positive and I smile a lot to everyone but whenever I smiled there’s always that knowledge they’re looking at my teeth everybody is looking at my crazy teeth.

So why didn’t I just get them fixed…well,

I am horrendous wimp when it comes to my teeth. I whine, cry, and squirm…avoid, avoid, avoid! I am terrified that’s why I go to Dr. Harry Hoedinio. I have never enjoyed the dentist before Dr. Harry’s clinic. They seem to make all the fear go away, they make it okay.

They calm me down, they freeze me for cleanings (Thank you Cheryl), the rooms are incredible, they have all the latest bells and whistles…TVs to distract and cameras to educate me, squirrels playing in the amazing yard, but the best part of MY dentist are the people.

I challenge everyone to find a more accommodating, educated, personable group of professionals – you can, trust this coward, you really can. The assistants are outstanding. From walking in the door Kathy makes you feel so welcome, it’s like coming home to people who care.

Krista – you are definitely my favorite assistant – she has such an amazing spirit. I am never nervous. Dr. Harry and Helen, I love you both and am forever in your debt. For all that you have done and continue to do thank you. The Simply Clear Invisalign changed my life forever. After so many years of fear and procrastination…what was I waiting for?

I’m going to be 50 this year and I now have the teeth of a movie star, and in no time (9 months) or pain at all. I never would have ever dreamed this would have been possible, my results are outstanding. I keep running my tongue over the top of my top teeth! I worry I’m going to wake up from some dream and my single tooth will still be in the middle of my head – this is simply too good to be true.

I wake up and I smile at the mirror everyday and I happily brush them and I leave the house and I smile at everybody there and get into work and I smile at everybody there my cheeks hurt I’m smiling so much.

So, for anyone reading this long winded superlative – what are you waiting for? Just do it! You will be so happy you did!

Review from me…Thank you all!

Kathy

Kathy
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