Dr. Lina Shaar is a general dentist who is passionate about providing gentle individualized care. Dr. Shaar enjoys educating patients on how they can better improve their oral health and help them reach their oral health goals. She loves all aspects of dentistry and has many years of private practice and training in Canada and the UAE.
“I enjoy meeting new people all the time, many of whom come from different backgrounds with fascinating jobs and varied interests. I enjoy seeing the work I do directly improve the quality of life of my patients. My daily satisfaction comes from knowing that I have done everything I can to create a high quality, long-lasting dental restoration.”
Dr. Shaar was a consistent Dean’s Honor Roll student and has received prestigious awards while in school. She received her undergraduate degree (with honors) in Biochemistry from Western University in London, Ontario in 2005 and earned her DMD from the University of Manitoba – School of Dentistry in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 2009.
She is a true advocate of lifelong learning and has pursued additional certifications in Comprehensive Dental Implant Training, CEREC, cosmetic dentistry, and Invisalign. Dr. Shaar is an active member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO), Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association, and Halton-Peel Dental Association.
On a personal level she loves spending time with her husband and her three young boys. She also enjoys tennis, reading, and traveling.