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Stratford Dentists - Dr. Amit Chaudhry, Dr. Shawna Kim, Dr. Raj Kandola, 

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.

I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.

Dr. Amit Chaudhry

Dr. Amit Chaudhry obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery and BSc, from the University of Western Ontario in 1998.  Upon graduation he began working in Belleville, and the Canadian Air Force Base in Trenton Ontario, quickly gaining experience in all facets of dentistry.

Dr. Chaudhry focuses on a patient centered approach to dentistry, coupled with strong emphasis on communication, knowledge, and shared mutual goals and trust. He strives to create beautiful functioning smiles not just for today, but also for years to come.

Dr. Chaudhry’s commitment to lifelong learning enables him to remain at the forefront of evolving techniques, research and procedures.  In order to remain current and progressive in all aspects of dentistry, he continues to immerse himself in numerous continuing education courses.  Although he has completed extensive training in oral surgery, cosmetic, restorative, sedation and Invisalign orthodontics, Dr. Chaudhry’s passion is root canal therapy.  Cliff Ruddle, John West and Mark Olesen, are a few of the internationally recognized leaders, with whom Dr. Chaudhry has been mentored and received clinical training.

Dr. Chaudhry also has a keen interest in implants, graduating from the Carl Misch Institute of Technology, and has obtained a fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. 

He understands current and evidence based knowledge is necessary to create unique, personalized and comprehensive care plans.  He strives to empower patients by providing knowledge of treatment options and outcomes. Recognizing overall success requires the patient’s active participation and selection of treatment best suited to their needs.

Dr. Chaudhry has played an instrumental role in establishing and maintaining patient centered practices in Ontario and British Columbia. He employs Specialists, Doctors and team members who demonstrate exceptional skill, compassion, and share his vision of excellence.  By providing patients of all ages with exceptional experiences and quality care in a comfortable atmosphere, he and his team strive to eliminate the negative stigma associated with dentistry.

Dr. Chaudhry’s Professional Affiliations, Certifications and Fellowships include:

  • Graduated from the Carl Misch Institute of Implantology Program

  • Fellow of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists

  • Endodontic Teaching Assistant to Dr. Mark Olesen

  • Certified in Oral Moderate and Nitrous Sedation

  • Certified in Invisalign Orthodontics

  • Certified in Business and Practice Management

  • Member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons

  • Member of the Ontario Dental Association

  • Member of the Canadian Dental Association

  • Member of the British Columbia Dental Association

When Dr. Chaudhry is not engaged in work related activities, he enjoys entertaining and travelling with his wife Namrata and two daughters, Samira and Diya.  Dr. Chaudhry enjoys all facets of athletics, from observing to participating.  Golf, basketball, tennis and hockey are a few of his favorite sports. 





Dr. Shawna Kim

Dr. Kim received her Honours BMSc in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Western University. She continued to enroll in the Dental-Clinician Scientist Program completing both her Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Dental Surgery at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University. Throughout the program, she has been recognized with various awards and distinctions at the national and provincial levels. Dr. Kim’s research findings resulted in numerous publications in top medical and dental journals in topics such as pathological mechanisms of periodontal conditions. As a strong believer in life-long learning, she continues to keep up to date with the latest scientific literature and her skills current by taking courses in various aspects of dentistry in order to provide quality dental care.


The best part of dentistry for Dr. Kim is building life-long relationships by providing patient-centred dental care and focusing on the well-being of her patients. She is committed to provide a warm and friendly atmosphere and ensures that her patients feel pleasant and comfortable. Dr. Kim enjoys treating patients of all ages and takes pride in helping her patients achieve their aesthetic and functional needs.  

Away from the office, Dr. Kim enjoys practicing yoga, staying active outdoors and spending time with her family and friends. Her commitment in giving back to the community took her abroad on dental outreach mission trips to perform emergency dental treatments. 

Dr. Raj

Dr. Raj is a graduate of McGill University (BSc) and the University of Toronto (Doctor of Dental Surgery) and is an Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He is a general dentist who has been in practice for over 20 years. Dr. Raj’s practice is focused on his passion for dental surgery with sedation. He travels the province, with his team of nurses and assistants, providing surgical extractions and dental implant placement with sedation. This passion for surgery has led to countless hours of continuing education and a certification in intravenous sedation from the University of Toronto. He is known for his calm demeanor and patient focused treatment.


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