About Dr. Barakat

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"If there’s a better way I can serve my patients, I owe it to myself and I owe it to them to treat them with the best knowledge mankind has to offer.”

Dr. Ami Barakat

Comprehensive Dental Care Expert | Ottawa Cosmetic Dentist | Author

Dr. Ami Barakat is a renowned Ottawa dentist and the author of Perfecting Smiles, Changing Lives: Your Guide To An Exceptional Dental Experience. When he was just two years old, he knew his calling—he wanted to pursue dentistry. Now, Dr. Barakat has been in practice for over eighteen years and grows more passionate about changing his patients’ lives for the better every day.

He strives to provide his patients with the best possible care and is constantly learning new treatments and industry breakthroughs to help him innovate. Through his extensive post-graduate training and education, he is qualified to care for patients through every stage of their treatment, no longer having to refer patients out to orthodontists or other specialists.

Dr. Barakat and his staff are committed to each and every patient that walks through the doors at Villanova, going above and beyond the typical standards of dental care. Villanova provides the best possible care in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere free of judgement or fear. Patients are educated on every procedure they receive and given the time to ask questions or raise concerns.

From their spa-like space to outstanding customer service and state-of-the-art treatment options, Villanova Dental Studio is a “category of one” dental practice and always striving to improve.

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Constantly Improving His Practice

Dr. Barakat graduated with honours from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. He then went on to complete a one-year residency at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal in the Multidisciplinary Dental Residency Program.

In addition to his formal medical training, Dr. Barakat is constantly learning, taking multiple continuing education courses every year in order to provide the latest in techniques and technologies to his patients. He’s completed many trainings at the world-renowned Las Vegas Institute, including Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry Training.

Dr. Barakat strives to provide the best care possible to his patients by constantly improving every aspect of his practice.

Achievements & Experience

Practicing Dentistry for Over 20 Years

Dr. Ami Barakat founded his current practice, Villanova Dental Studio, in 2004. He is a member of many professional organizations including the Canadian Dental Association, the Ontario Dental Association, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Ottawa Dental Society, the Canadian Association of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics.

Dr. Barakat is a fellow of both the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and the Academy of General Dentistry. Recently, he received the “Forty Under 40 Award” from the Ottawa Business Journal.

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