Uptown Dental @ Trafalgar

Who We Are

About Us

At Uptown Dental @ Trafalgar, we cultivate a sense of family and it shows in our dedicated staff who have been with us for many consecutive years. Our team prides itself on excellence and devotion to the needs of all our patients. Our Oakville dental team is ready to serve you and your family.

Our Doctors

Dr. Lina Shaar | DDS, B.Sc

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.

Dr. Sikander Askari| DDS

Dr. Sikander Askari is an associate Dentist. She is sure to encourage and inspire patients to take better care of their oral health and believes that “Prevention is better than cure.” Providing the highest standard of patient care is critical, and she does everything she can to give her patients a pleasant experience at the dental office.

Dr. Askari earned her DDS degree from the United Arab Emirates and relocated to Canada in 2015. She successfully passed all her Canadian equivalency and licensing exams on her first attempt, received her license in 2018, and has been practicing ever since. She is an active member of the RCDSO and ODA.

When not in the office, Dr. Askari loves spending time with her husband and son and enjoys going to the gym, dining out, cooking and trying out new recipes.

Our Languages

Do you prefer to speak another language other than English? We offer dental appointments Hindi, Punjabi, and Spanish. Just let us know what you prefer when you book with us.

Fees & Insurance

We offer direct bill insurance and we accept all major credit cards, cash, check, and debit. We will do everything we can to help you afford the treatment you need and want. For patients who require major work, a complete payment plan is designed with an appropriate payment schedule. 

What Our Clients Love About Us

  • I highly recommend Uptown Dental Trafalgar. My experience on each visit has been professional, punctual and very efficient. They are progressive in their approach and compassionate to any requests and inquiries that are brought forward. The office staff is wonderful and the hygienists are thorough in their appts. The Dentists are highly skilled and the overall experience has always been positive. I recommend Kler dental without any hesitation to anyone looking for a dentist.

    Am Badwall Avatar Am Badwall
    March 23, 2019

    Great dental clinic, very professional staff. A+

    OHC BBQ Avatar OHC BBQ
    June 28, 2020

    Both Dr. Kler and Dr. Ahluwalia have been amazing.

    suneel Sharma Avatar suneel Sharma
    October 12, 2020
  • Have been going to this dental clinic for years now and have always had great and professional service. The whole staff are very friendly and accomodating. I started going there when I was living in Oakville over 5 years ago and have have been in Mississauga over 5 years now and still go to them because I can always count on a decent experience. Just an excellent all around dental clinic.

    LOU M. Avatar LOU M.
    July 20, 2020

    If you are looking for a dentist in Oakville this is a good clinic to consider. Lots of parking, very clean and hygienic and skilled staff. Dr. Ahluwalia comes highly recommended.

    Christopher Krasowski Avatar Christopher Krasowski
    December 17, 2019

Our Community

The entire team at Uptown Dental @ Trafalgar are proud to live and work in the vibrant community of Oakville. This is our home and we genuinely care about taking care of the oral health care needs of our community – and we can do the same for you too.

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