Meet the Doctors

Dr. Marianette Crisol, DDS

In her profession, Dr. Crisol always strives for a positive dental experience for all her patients. Her goal is to help them attain beautiful healthy smiles throughout their life. She loves being a dentist, and has enjoyed serving the families of Brampton since 1999.


Dr. Crisol attained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Santo Tomas in 1984. In 1988 she graduated from the University of the East in Manila, Philippines, with a Doctor of Dental Medicine . In 1999, she passed the National Dental Examination Board to practice in Canada.

Family and Community

Dr. Crisol and her family have lived in Brampton since 1996. With her husband, Julian, she has raised three wonderful children.  When she isn't in the office, she enjoys going to the movies and eating great food, especially cooked by her husband, who is a licensed red seal chef!

Dr. Crisol volunteers at St. Marguerite D' Youville Parish as a Eucharistic Minister and has been part of the Divine Mercy Prayer Group of Brampton since 1999. She also supports local basketball, hockey and soccer teams, as well as other local organizations.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Crisol is a member of the following organizations:
Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
Ontario Dental Association
Canadian Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
Halton Peel Dental Association


Associate Dentists:

Dr. Nastaran Heidari

Dr. Monica Gaerlan

Dr. Monica Gaerlan strives to provide personalized dental care and aims to make dentistry an enjoyable experience for both adults and children. She exudes a gentle and professional demeanour showing positivity and encouragement when she enters a room. 

Dr. Gaerlan graduated in 1988 from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of the East in the Philippines, attaining her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. She worked as a dentist in the Philippines for eighteen years and managed multiple dental practices, before resettling with her family in Toronto. In 2016, Dr. Gaerlan obtained her license to work in Canada as a dental professional and she attends seminars and education courses to update her dental skills and knowledge frequently.

Dr. Gaerlan loves to sing and dance and you may even catch her showing off these moves in between patients. Her passion for singing allows her to ease the tension that comes with dental procedures. Monique loves to spend her time outside of work with her husband and daughter.

Professional Memberships

Ontario Dental Association (ODA)
Halton Peel Dental Association (HPDA)


Dr. Justine Porter

Dr. Hamed Dadjou

Dr. Rajiv Butany

Dr. Rajiv Butany is a genuine, caring dentist who has had extensive experience in complex dentistry. He enjoys meeting new patients, educating them about their oral health, and working with them to maintain a lifetime of beautiful smiles.

He graduated with Honours from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry, and completed his post-graduate training at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital.Throughout his career he has spent considerable time working with First Nations’ communities in Ontario and B.C., as well as participating in advanced surgical externships in Whitehorse, Yukon, and Birmingham, England. Recently, Dr. Butany completed advanced education in implant surgery and prosthetics from the prestigious Misch International Implant Institute.

Dr. Butany is passionate about dentistry, and enjoys the daily challenges that this profession offers. He is currently a member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Halton-Peel Dental Association, and he is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
When not practicing dentistry, Rajiv enjoys spending time with his family, playing ice-hockey and travelling.

Professional Memberships

Ontario Dental Association
Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
Academy of General Dentistry
Halton Peel Dental Association
International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Dr. Genna Gelfand

Dr. Genna Gelfand is dedicated to keeping pace with technological advances by taking Continuing Education courses in order to apply the newest techniques and procedures to the treatment of our patients.

Dr. Gelfand believes in comprehensive dental treatment focusing on preventative therapies, restorative work, as well as periodontal (gum) health and how these relate to the patients’ overall health. He is devoted to his patients and implements an interactive approach to treatment. Besides in-person discussions, patients are encouraged to email any questions about their ongoing treatment plans for Dr. Gelfand to answer, bringing a new dimension to doctor–patient communication.