Dr. Park has taken continuing education and additional training in a variety of dental services such as Surgical restoration, Advanced Nitrous Oxide, Periodontics and Medical Emergencies. He provides all aspects of dentistry and able to provide all your basic and comprehensive care.  

Like Dr. Payam, Dr. Pete takes a comprehensive but conservative approach to treatment. The aim is to create the total oral health care package for each patient.

When not in the office, Dr. Pete enjoys his cottage in Haliburton, skiing in the winter, writing and performing. He has published several articles, humour and dental related.

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Dr. Payam Fakhri

DDS, MASc, BASc (Hon)

Dr. Payam Fakhri has completed his dental surgery education in the University of Toronto. He also holds Bachelors as well as Masters degrees in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto. He is proficient in various areas of general dentistry.

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Dr. Peter Markle


Dr. Peter Markle graduated from the University Of Toronto Faculty Of Dentistry in 1967.

Dr. Pete enjoys all facets of dentistry. He has made it his practice to keep up with all the latest scientific advancements in dentistry. He enjoys his patients - some of whom are 3rd generation.

Maureen Makohin

Receptionist & Hygiene Coordinator

Maureen has been a great member of our practice for over 10 years. She has been meticulous to ensure our valued patients are on track with their dental hygiene visits. Maureen loves her family and her  numerous pets.  She also enjoys learning new things via college and university continuing education courses.

Jo-anne Cavers

Registered Dental Hygienist

Joanne has completed her education in Trillium College to become a registered dental hygienist, prior to which she was a certified dental assistant. She has been practicing for over 5 years and her personable approach to dental hygiene has always brought smile to our patients' face. :) In her spare time, Joanne enjoys crafts, baking and reading a good book.

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Dr. Peter Markle

Dr. Payam Fakhri

Nichola Yoshida

Certified Dental Assistant

Nicky has been a great member of our practice for over 21 years! She thoroughly enjoys the interpersonal aspect of her position in the practice and tries to make people as comfortable as possible. Her spare time is spent enjoying her family to the fullest.

Samantha Moore

Receptionist & Recall coordinator

Samantha other than being a hard-working member of our team on the front desk is a certified dental assistant and helps our office in ensuring highest level of patient care

Don is a self-initiated registered dental hygienist who has over 30 years of experience as an oral healthcare provider. He completed his education in Canadore College in North Bay, Ont.

He brings his depth of experience and knowledge, along with a compassionate approach to our office where he has been providing care for over 22 years!

Yachi Shimada

Certified Dental Assistant

Yachiyo is our passionate dental assistant on Saturdays. She has completed her Level I and Level II dental assisting in York College. She is HARP and First AID level C certified. She has great customer service skills and is very thorough and fluent in Japanese and English. She is always ready to brighten our day with boundless energy and enthusiasm.

Kathy Smith

Receptionist & Restorative Coordinator

Kathy is the glowing "face" of our clinic. She has been with the practice for 20 enjoyable years. She has completed her education in Leeds, England. Her British accent is contagious :)  She loves being outdoors in the sunshine, especially in the mountains where everything is wild & free.

Your oral health is important to us.


At Finch East Dental Care, we care about your oral health as a whole, not just your teeth! We use the most current and advanced techniques and equipments to carefully diagnose your tooth or gum-related conditions. Whether you need a simple filling, a crown, or are interested in a full mouth reconstruction, we can help you. We are very thorough, ensure your complete understanding of any proposed treatments and always do what's best for you and your oral health. You can trust that Finch East Dental Care will take care of you!

Dr. Ji Ho Park


Dr. Ji Ho Park has completed his engineering degree and thereafter Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Toronto. He thrives in excellent patient care. 

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Dr. Payam’s approach in dentistry is a “whole-picture” and “comprehensive” approach in order to ensure that ALL facets of your oral health are considered. Dr. Payam has recently purchased this well-established practice and is committed to providing you with highest quality of patient care and out-standing customer service.

In his spare time, Dr. Payam is also an accomplished musician and song writer and loves spending time with his family.

Donald Johns

Self-initiated Registered Dental Hygienist

Dr. Payam Fakhri

Dr. Peter Markle 

Dr. Ji Ho Park


Founded: 1967


Areas of expertise:  Restorative Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Invisalign, Reconstructive Dentistry, and more!

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