The Team

Dr Jerry Jesin has been providing exceptional dental care in North York for over 30 years since graduating from University of Toronto in 1985. Dr. Jesin has been active in the dental community and is committed to keeping a smile on the face of his clients throughout their lives. His mission is to help people keep their teeth for their lifetime in health comfort and beauty Continuing Education has been in the forefront of his career taking the highest level courses to stay at the leading edget of his profession. In 1995, Dr. Jesin completed a post-graduate program in Cosmetic Dentistry at the University of Buffalo. He is also a graduate of the Pankey Institute, a renowned post-graduate dental training and in 2005 completed a six month surgical training continuum in implant surgery. In addition to dental practice. Dr. Jesin has also served a six year term on the executive, culminating as President, of the Toronto Crown and Bridge study club, the largest dental study club in North America.

Although a graduate of the University Of Michigan School Of Dentistry, Dr. Kohen will always be a student with his strong belief that the profession of dentistry is a commitment to a lifetime of learning.   Dr. Kohen has made education the fundamental component of his career and can be found in a classroom many times throughout the year.  He has a passion for healthy living and therefore practices his dentistry with a full body approach, always encompassing nutrition, breathing, sleep and lifestyle into his treatment.  A busy husband and father of three, Dr. Kohen is known for his energy and cheerful disposition.  He has a passion and zest for life that he shares with his family and patients each and every day.

Amanda graduated from Georgian College in 2003 with an honours diploma in Dental Hygiene. After always having a positive dental experience, Amanda felt the need to give back by becoming a dental hygienist herself. After working 13 years at the same office in Newmarket she is now happy to be providing care in her hometown. Her goal is to provide a positive dental experience in a warm and friendly environment. Amanda loves to see children and she will make your child’s first visit memorable. Amanda is married and has two busy boys. You may run in to her at the local parks with her family.

Upon Graduating Centennial College with a diploma in Business Administration in 1992 and working fulltime, Marina found herself thinking about career in dentistry. She continued hereducation and graduated with a dental assisting diploma in 1997 and is happy to have had the opportunity to apply her education and extensive experience while continuing to grow as Patient Coordinator. Marina strives to make personal connections and build trust with each and every one of our patients and ensure that you experience a stress-free and comfortable visit from the moment you walk into our office. Originally from Oakville she now resides in Barrie where she enjoys camping, travelling and taking long walks with her husband and children, and their loving dogs.

A graduate of Georgian College as a level II dental assistant, Kristin can be found working along side both Dr. Kohen and Dr. Liu. She grew up in Timmins, ON but now resides in York region. Kristin is passionate about providing quality dental care in a fun and caring environment and her voice and laughter is a staple in the practice. In her spare time, she enjoys doing yoga, gardening and spending time with her husband and golden retriever.

Lyndsay has worked along side Dr. Kohen as his assistant for many years before returning to school to become a dental hygienist.  Since then she has gone on and furthered her education with orthodontics and myofunctional therapy and she uses all of her skills, including assisting here at the practice.  She keeps busy raising her family and enjoys cooking, skiing and anything musical!

Although a Dental Hygienist with over 25 years’ experience, Elaine does not wear gloves and a mask at West Lake Dental Group. Instead you will find her behind the desk managing the practice. When not in the office, Elaine enjoys the adventure of travel, good movies and the outdoors.