At RV Dental in Thornhill, our family dentists are very passionate about what they do. We love educating our patients and providing them with the personalized dental care they deserve.
Dr. Gershon Green was raised in Hamilton, Ontario and came to Toronto for his higher education. He has been practicing dentistry in the GTA since 1983, after graduating from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science and as a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) He opened the doors to RV Dental in 2002 and it is regularly updated with new technologies. Dr. Green is committed to providing his patients with the most beneficial and effective treatments. His goals include building a long term trusting relationships with all his patients while helping them achieve and maintain excellent oral health. He inspires his team to maintain a warm trusting environment in which patient confidence is paramount.
He has a particular interest in Cosmetic Services and has been able to use his artistic and creative talents to achieve beautiful smiles for his patients. Dr. Green and his wife have six children and have been living in Thornhill since he began his dental practice there in 1986. He maintains an active lifestyle and particularly enjoys cycling.
Dr. Jaclyn Altman completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery from The University of Toronto in 2002 and her Master of Science in Periodontology from Columbia University in New York in 2006.
Upon graduation, she received the Melvin Morris Award of Excellence in Periodontics. She is currently a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and is a member of The Ontario Dental Association, Ontario Society of Periodontists, and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity.
Outside the office, Dr. Altman enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Dr. Jake Yoon grew up in downtown Toronto and also completed his post-secondary education in Toronto. He studied physiology during his undergraduate years (2002-2006) due to his interests in sports and went on to study rehabilitation science in graduate school, both at the University of Toronto. Upon graduation, he worked as a hospital policy and patient satisfaction analyst for two years at Toronto Rehab Hospital and for one year at Toronto Western Hospital in downtown Toronto. In 2012, he decided to go back to school to become a dentist.
At the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry, Dr. Yoon was selected among his classmates to work as one of the 7 student dentists in Summer Emergency Department. In the summer of 2015, he went to Jamaica to work with the Jamaican Ministry of Health to provide free dental care and education to underprivileged families in Jamaica. When he graduated from the University of Toronto dental school with honours, he pursued additional training in oral surgery as an extern at the Louisiana State University in June 2016 where he extracted over 100 teeth and assisted in complex face reconstruction surgeries.
In his spare time, he enjoys working out and spending time with friends and family.