Our family dentists are thrilled to join the Newmarket community! We provide a full range of services for patients and families, and look forward to helping you achieve a healthy smile.
Dr. Chrissy Kokonas
BSc, DMD, FICOI
Dr. Kokonas graduated with Honours from the University of Manitoba Faculty of Dentistry in 1997 and from the Faculty of Science in 1993. She completed her Dental Implantology Fellowship from Temple University in 2008.
Dr. Kokonas continually expands her advanced dental knowledge and education by attending institutes and conferences nationally and internationally.
Dr. Kokonas places a strong emphasis on providing interdisciplinary comprehensive care, family and preventive dentistry in a friendly, relaxing atmosphere.
To aid in comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, treatment planning, and case presentation, Dr. Kokonas uses computerized consultation video illustrations, digital radiography, intra oral cameras, and digital photography, iTero and Cad/Cam Restorations, Zoom Whitening, Invisalign Invisible Braces, and Laser Dentistry.
Dr. Kokonas is also a certified Invisalign and laser Dentistry provider.
Dr. Kokonas was on the Executive of the Halton Peel Dental Association 2006-2007, a branch of the Ontario Dental Association and was a Councillor (Alternate) for the Ontario Dental Association in 2006-2007.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, fitness, reading and spending time with her family.
Dr. Derek Mah
Dr. Mah began his studies in health sciences at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon before moving to Ontario to obtain his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Toronto. As a member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Canadain Dental Association, and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Dr. Mah has been involved in providing dental care to the community throughout his dental career including a dental outreach trip providing care to areas in rural Cambodia.
Dr. Mah enjoys all aspects of general family dentistry and currently practices in Newmarket and Barrie. He is dedicated to growing as a dentist through a variety of continuing education courses as well as learning from his peers and colleagues. With the goal of providing the best possible care in a comfortable and caring environment, Dr. Mah strives to excel in patient-centred care and comprehensive treatments.
In his spare time, Derek enjoys snowboarding, soccer, cooking, hiking, and watching movies.
Dr. Jia Wang
Dr. Jia Wang grew up in Montreal and obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2013 from the University of Montreal. She is fluent in English, French, and Mandarin.
Always striving to expand her knowledge and skill, she went on to complete her postdoctoral residency at the prestigious Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where Dr. Wang acquired advanced expertise in root canals, complicated extractions, periodontal and implant surgeries.
Dr. Wang holds high standards for the quality of her work. She continuously updates her clinical knowledge by frequently attending conferences nationally and internationally. She is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, the Ontario Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Wang enjoys exploring outdoors and travelling in her spare time.