Our Team 2017-08-31T14:02:57+00:00

Our Team

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

Our Kitchener Dentists

Helen deMan

Dr. Helen de Man

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”

Dr Harry Hoediono

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 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”

Dr Tim Shigapov

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 Höediono 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.”

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