Our Professional Staff

Meet Our Team
Dr. Tobis
Dr. Lawrence Tobis

Dr. Lawrence Tobis graduated from the University of Toronto Dental School in 1983. He enjoys all aspects of his profession, but is especially interested in comprehensive reconstructive procedures, dental implants, cosmetic and general family dentistry. He also enjoys teaching. He is a part time clinical instructor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry.

Dr. Lawrence Tobis has been practicing in Richmond Hill, with his partner, Dr. Alex Pister, since 1983. He is a member of both the Ontario Dental Association and Canadian Dental Association. His commitment to continuing education is evident in the many courses he takes throughout the year to stay informed about the latest innovations in dentistry. Married with four children and four grandchildren, Dr. Tobis enjoys music (he is a drummer), fitness, sports, but most of all, spending time with family.

Dr. Alex Pister
Dr. Alex Pister

Dr. Alex Pister offers excellent dental care in all aspects of dentistry including:

• Non-Surgical Pediodontal (Gum) Therapy which eliminates the need for referral to a Pediodontist (Gum Therapist Specialist) for over 90% of patients that would otherwise need a referral
• All aspects of Cosmetic Dentistry
• Porcelain Crowns, Implant surgery, Implant Crowns, Root canals
• Latest Dentistry including Laser non-surgical gum therapy
• A dedicated family man, Dr. Pister is the proud father of 8 wonderful children. A big believer in fitness, he can be found in the gym working out when not attending to his busy practice and patients needs. For down time, he can be found enjoying the great outdoors and is an avid camper, nature enthusiast and frequents the many beautiful Provincial Parks and cottage country get always available in Canada.

An active community leader in Thornhill, he is also a proud supporter of the Mississauga Baseball Association.

• Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
• Ontario Dental Association
• Nobel Biocare Implant Certified Resident

Esther
Esther

Esther is our main receptionist and is usually the first friendly voice that you hear when you call our office. She has been in the dental field for more than 15 years and has been with us since 2012. This gives Esther the advantage of answering patient questions in a knowledgeable way through her many years of experience. She prides herself in providing patients with the highest level of customer service.

Janice
Janice

Janice has been in a dental field since the year 2000; she has a background in dental assisting, dental technology and dental hygiene. She has been working with our Appleday dental team since 2006 as a dental hygienist.

Laura
Laura

Laura has been working in the dental field for more than 15 years working as both a chairside assistant and receptionist.

Laura began working here at Appleday Dental Care since 2013 and is currently working as one of our receptionists Being the helpful person she is, you may not only see her at the front desk but as well in the clinical area as she lends a hand every once in a while.

Pina
Pina

Pina is our office manager and treatment coordinator she joined our practice in 1995, and has 27 years experience in the dental field. Pina’s passion is to educate her patients on their treatment options recommended by the dentist and helps to guide them through the treatment process. She is always available to answer questions or concerns you may have about your dental appointment. Her experience and warm smile always puts her patients mind at ease, she treats all her patients with great compassion and enjoys getting to know her patients. Her dedication and efforts in the office assure they can always depend on her.

Popy
Popy

Popy is Registered Dental Hygienist that has been working with our dental team since graduating from Georgian College, May 1991. She enjoys attending continuing education courses to expand her knowledge and expertise, to provide quality care to her clients. She graduated from Holistic Nutrition in 1997 and is presently studying Homeopathic Medicine. Her passion and commitment to her clients is to provide, obtain and maintain optimal oral hygiene and overall wellness.

Sandy
Sandy

Sandy is Registered Dental Hygienist. In addition to her dental hygiene diploma, she also holds a graduate degree in health science from York University. Sandy has always had a passion for dentistry and truly enjoys assisting her clients in achieving their best oral health.