Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Vasant Ramlaggan, DDS, HBS
With 24 years of dental experience, Dr. Ramlaggan is well versed in all aspects of dentistry and goes well above requirements for continuing education each year. His areas of interest and expertise include Invisalign using accelerated devices to cut treatment time in half, clear and regular braces including non-surgical (no teeth removal necessary) orthodontic treatments, cosmetic treatment including crowns and veneers, TMD (jaw disorder) treatments, sleep apnea and snoring appliances, gum surgeries, fully impacted wisdom teeth removals, and root canal treatments and re-treatments. Dr. Ramlaggan has been using Twilight Dentistry (medicated relaxed dentistry) for over 12 years now to help his apprehensive patients.
Dr. Ramlaggan is also experienced in and is known for his full mouth reconstructions for severely damaged teeth and jaws and in creating functional, aesthetic smiles!
“I’ve always loved helping people; even before I became a dentist! My goal is to give the best treatment options and to deliver them in a safe and caring environment.”
Dr. Vasant Ramlaggan achieved his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1995 from the State University of New York, School of Dental Medicine, a top 6 U.S. Dental School. He completed his Specialist Honours B.Sc. undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto in Microbiology and Human Biology.
Accepted into several residency programmes in the U.S. and graduating in the only year qualified to practise in 25 states, Dr. Ramlaggan chose to return to his Southern Ontario community to complete a one-year Special Care Dentistry programme. During this time, he had the opportunity to care for a variety of patients, including those with disabilities. He served in Northern Ontario communities’ special care facilities, Mount Sinai, TGH, and Sick Kid’s hospitals and at the University of Toronto dental school. He has lectured to dentists on Smoking Cessation and Dental Lasers.
Dr. Ramlaggan believes we have a duty to support our local and worldwide communities through donations and volunteering.
Originally from Niagara Falls, Dr. Ramlaggan has spent most of his adult life in Toronto area. He is happily married and enjoys spending time with his wife and three amazing children. In his free time, he practices Iyengar Yoga, reads, loves all things Sci-Fi, barbecuing, movies and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Neshat Deljoohmanesh
Dr. Neshat Deljoomanesh is a general dentist and offers services to patients in English and Farsi. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Nutrition, and a Master of science in Nutrition from University of Toronto. Dr. Deljoomanesh went on to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) with High Distinction from the University of Western Ontario.
Dr. Deljoomanesh believes in patient outreach and continuing education and prides herself in providing patients with preventative care, the comfort of service, and the educational tools to maintain their oral health. She is certified in moderate minimal sedation, which help alleviate anxiety amongst patients.
Outside of her professional activities, she enjoys reading, mountain biking, playing tennis, skiing, spending time with family and friends, and travelling to explore the world.
Dr. Emad Rastikerdar, DMD, MSc, FRCD (C)
Dr. Rastikerdar grew up playing professional soccer, including playing for the city of Montreal, up until his late teen years when he was accepted into the prestigious McGill University School of Dentistry. After graduating from dental school in 2014, to further his knowledge, he went to Rochester, NY for an additional year of advanced comprehensive dental training (AEGD).
He then pursued his specialization in Periodontics and also obtained a Master’s degree in Science at the University of Louisville, Kentucky under the great leadership and expertise of the revered Dr. Henry Greenwell. During his residency, he had extensive training in periodontal treatment, periodontal soft tissue plastic surgeries, bone and soft tissue regeneration, sinus augmentation, and dental implants.
He is a member of multiple professional organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Royal College of Dentists of Canada and Ontario Dental Association.