About Our Dentists!
Dr. Zdan Shulakewych
Uses advanced dentistry techniques and the most modern dental equipment to give his patients strong, healthy and attractive smiles. Dr. Shulakewych's commitment to the oral health, comfort & education of his patients and his dedication to these goals keeps him on the leading edge of dental science.
Dr. Zdan Shulakewych, founder of Images Dental Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, has been instrumental in building a progressive practice, supported with leading edge equipment and services. To provide his patients with unmatched dental care, he has invested in digital radiography, lasers, air abrasion units, and offers sleep dentistry.
He received a Bachelor of Science (Biology) in 1993, a Bachelor of Arts (Sports Science) 1n 1994, and a Doctor of Dental Medicine (Manitoba) in 1998. Since beginning practicing in 1998 in both the north and south ends of Winnipeg, Dr. Shulakewych has maintained his commitment to lifelong learning by continually upgrading his skills and knowledge in advanced dental techniques. His desire to seek out higher quality dental training, has led him to courses around North America. His is a member of the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry. This academy stresses the preservation of tooth structure through conservative dental treatment. Aesthetic bonding, porcelain veneers, and implants are such treatment modalities. Dr. Shulakewych is also a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. His training allows him to fit patients with snoring/sleep apnea oral appliances. The scope of his practice ranges from cleanings and sealants for children to more complex restorative treatments. He is also a member of the World Clinical Laser Institute.
Dr. Shulakewych is very active in the Winnipeg community. He is involved with the Manitoba Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, Winnipeg Dental Society, and is a member of numerous Ukrainian organizations. They include PLAST, Ukrainian Professional Business Club. Dr. Shulakewych is a sports enthusiast. He loves playing beach/indoor volleyball, travelling, working out and spending time outdoors.
Dr. Marijana Skok
Dr. Marijana was born and raised in Winnipeg alongside her two brothers. She attended the University of Winnipeg before entering the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba, where she is now a part time clinical instructor for the Department of Restorative Dentistry.
During her years at the dental school, she completed a research degree in craniofacial development and had the opportunity to travel to Nicaragua to provide emergency dental care for the community of Ojochal.
As a dentist, it is Dr. Marijana's priority to have every patient leave with a happy, healthy smile and a comfortable experience.
When she is not in the office, Dr. Marijana enjoys travelling to experience new cultures, experimenting with new recipes and spending time with her three nieces.
Dr. Sunny Virdi
Dr. Sunny Virdi was born and raised in Winnipeg and is dedicated to giving back to the community he has grown to love. He completed his high school education at Vincent Massey Collegiate, graduating with honours and as the Valedictorian of his class. Upon graduating, he entered the College of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba where he was elected Senior Stick.
He continues to be a strong leader in the community and as a result was awarded the Emerging Leader award for his contributions to educating immigrant families about the importance of oral hygiene. During his time at the University of Manitoba, he has completed extensive research and was awarded with a Bachelor of Science (Dentistry) from the University of Manitoba and has presented his research internationally at the American Academy of Dental Research AGM.
Dr. Sunny VIrdi is excited to join the Images Dental Centre team to utilize his training and expertise to help our patients achieve their goals and maintain optimal oral health. He is constantly seeking new techniques and technologies to improve the experience of every patient and will help you feel at ease in our office.
Dr. Sunny enjoys playing basketball, football, and trying to always stay active. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family and visiting relatives abroad. Ask him about the Toronto Raptors at your next visit!
Dr. Andrew Benga
Dr. Andrew Benga was born and raised in Winnipeg and is proud to be able to provide quality dental care to the city that has helped shape him into who he is today. He graduated from Springs Christian Academy in 2010 as class valedictorian. After high school, he worked towards a degree in Microbiology at the University of Manitoba before entering the College of Dentistry.
During his time at the college, Dr. Benga participated in many extra-curricular events to help promote oral health and its importance for overall well-being. He helped promote oral health instructions and awareness to the mentally disadvantaged as well as provided entertaining lectures for young students at various elementary schools. One particular proud accomplishment for him was being a part of the Movember fundraising campaign with his class, promoting awareness for prostate cancer and overall men's health. Collectively, over the four years in dental school, his class raised over $20,000 dollars towards the cause.
Dr. Benga was initially inspired to become a dentist at a young age due to the amazing experiences he had with his own dentist as a child. Now, he is excited to be able to provide the same experiences for our patients by ensuring that each patient feels right at home and leaves with a healthy, beautiful smile.
In his off time, Dr. Benga enjoys his second passion in life which is playing soccer and is currently competing at a premier level in Winnipeg. He also loves traveling and has been to places such as Brazil, Europe and Southeast Asia.
Very punctual and knowledgable..Truely practices painless dentistry. Practice is full computerized.
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