Dr. Lesli Hapak
Dr. Lesli Hapak has been a practicing dentist since 1991. She is a graduate of Western University’s B.Sc. Physiology followed by a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1991. After receiving a Diploma in Periodontics from the University of Toronto in 1994, Dr. Hapak established her own periodontal practice with a focus on periodontal plastic surgery, dental implants, maintenance therapy and conscious sedation.
Staying active in organized dentistry is very important to Dr. Hapak and she has held numerous titles including president of the Ontario Society of Periodontists in 2006, general councillor for the Ontario Dental Association from 2006 – 2012, and is currently a board of director member for the Ontario Dental Association since 2013. She is also a member of the Ontario Dental Association, Essex County Dental Society, Ontario Society of Periodontists, Canadian Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontology, Spear Study Club and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Hapak is a published author in peer reviewed medical journals and was a clinical instructor at Western University and the University of Detroit-Mercy. She has held numerous fellowships at the the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
In addition to involving herself in ongoing opportunities to participate in continuing dental education, there are many different aspects of being in periodontics Dr. Hapak enjoys including interacting with her patients, performing surgical procedures and building a great dental team that can be seen from each and every patient that comes to her office.
Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her four children and supports Chalice Charity, an international Aid and Development Charity in Canada, through sponsorship of a child over the past 10 years. She also enjoys walking, gardening, swimming and reading.