Dr. Yair Lenga

DDS, MSC, FRCDC, DIP. Periodontist

Yair graduated from the University of Toronto, faculty of Dentistry where he received specialty training in Periodontics and a Master’s degree in tissue-healing physiology.

 

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada, the American Academy of Periodontology, a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a member of the Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association and the Alberta Dental Association & College.

 

Upon completion of his general dentistry studies, Dr. Lenga interned at Mount Sinai Hospital working alongside the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department and the Plastic Surgery Department. His background in Fine Art and Architecture helped him utilize surgical techniques to rehabilitate facial anatomy and the relationship between the aesthetics of the face and a natural smile. Throughout his specialty training and in the years afterwards, Dr. Lenga continued to work on staff at Mount Sinai Hospital in the Department of Facial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders, and as a part-time instructor at the University of Toronto Dental School.

 

Dr. Lenga’s experience includes all periodontal and reconstructive procedures including bone regeneration and periodontal plastic surgery. He is skilled in a variety of dental implant devices and associated procedures. He has also completed a hospital-based fellowship in anaesthesia. Dr. Lenga currently works full-time in his private practice clinic in Toronto. A healthy lifestyle that combines work, hobbies, nutrition, exercise and philanthropy make up the philosophy that characterizes Yair and the great people that make up Lenga Perio.

Our Story


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  1. Graduation from Periodontics and Founding of Lenga Perio

    Completed studies in periodontics specialization with a fellowship in anaesthesia from Lakeridge Hospital. Founded Lenga Perio, Yair’s solo practice in midtown Toronto.

  2. Moved to a new facility at 55 St. Clair West

    Lenga Perio outgrows its first clinic location within its first year and moves to a customized facility at Yonge and St. Clair in midtown Toronto.

  3. Inducted into PEERS North America

    Yair is installed as a member of the North American Platform for Exchange of Education, Research and Science (PEERS)

  4. Lenga Perio Grows to Teeth-In-A-Day clinic

    Lenga Perio becomes the surgical hub for its affiliate dental clinics and partners across southern Ontario to offer single tooth and full mouth reconstruction therapy in a single appointment.

  5. Lenga Perio expands again

    Lenga Perio is embarking on its most ambitious project yet to almost double the size of its current facility. In partnership with Bortolloto Architecture, the new clinic will offer LEED Gold design and construction certification with a focus on health and wellness, as well as having the most state of the art digital technology for patient care.

Our Team

Philosophy 

We believe that there is no better way to heal than from within. Our treatment philosophy, therefore, starts with YOU! and maximizing your own body’s ability to control or cure the disease condition.

 

Yair and his team approach your condition holistically and focus on healthy diet changes, mindfulness habit modification and therapeutic management of both oral and systemic inflammation. We treat through education so that you can not only make the best decisions for your treatment, but maintain the results and prevent future diseases from occurring.

 

If and when surgery does become indicated, we manage your case with minimally invasive and curative interventions that will allow you to better manage your own oral health at home and with the aid of your general dental team.

Lead by Example

At Lenga Perio we don’t just “talk the talk”… we “walk the walk”! The recommendations we make are the ones we know work, because they are the ones we practice each and every day. We live the healthy living lifestyle and know what it takes to make it a routine part of your life.

 

You can count on each member of the team to act like your personal coach in getting you to where you want to be. Talk to us about your goals, your expectations and your dreams so we can help you achieve them. Living your best life is within reach. Let us show you.