Our Team

Dr. Michel Kakon, Dental Surgeon | info@cdvmontreal.ca

Dr. Michel Kakon graduated from McGill University in 1987 and established the CDVM in 1988. Dr. Kakon is a member of the ODQ and ACDQ, as well as founding member of SEF Study Club. Dr. Kakon has participated in many hours of continuing education in Orthodontics and TMJD (Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle Disorders). In the 90ís, Dr. Kakon was featured regularly on CJAD as guest dentist for a call in talk show.


Dr. Lisa McGregor, Dental Surgeon | info@cdvmontreal.ca

Dr. Lisa McGregor graduated from McGill University in 1995. After graduating, she completed a one year multi-disciplinary residency at the Royal Victoria Hospital and began working in private practice in 1996. She has been involved in organized dentistry and has been president of the Montreal Dental Club as well as the president of The Federation of Dental Societies of Greater Montreal.

Dr. McGregor has been a member of the CDVM team since 1996. Dr. McGregor is a member of the ODQ and ACDQ.

She was the recipient of the following awards during her studies:

  • Dr. Arthur S. Solomon Prize (Highest overall standing in 1st year)

  • Dr. I.K. Lowry Prize (Second highest standing in 2nd year)

  • Dr. K.I. Melville Prize (Highest standing in Basic Science subjects in 1st 2 years of the program)

  • International College of Dentists Prize (2nd highest standing in 3rd year)

  • Dr. A.W. Thornton Gold Medal (Highest overall standing in the 4 years of the program)

  • Dr. A.L. Walsh Prize (Meritorious achievement in Oral Medicine)

  • Aldis Bernard Prize (Order of Dentists)


Dr. Patrice Dagenais | info@cdvmontreal.ca

Dr. Dagenais graduated from the University of Montreal in 1997. He completed a multidisciplinary residency at the Royal Victoria Hospital in 1998. Dr. Dagenais is a member of the ODQ and ACDQ. Always looking to offer the best service to his patients, he graduated from the complete program of the Canadian Implantology Institute in 2000. His experience lead him to receive a fellowship in 2002 from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). For the benefit of his patients, he is constantly perfecting his skills through continuing education.

He maintains a private practice in the heart of Old Montreal where many smiles have been rehabilitated successfully and offers a surgical service in many areas of Quebec. His delicate approach and creative treatment solutions will please even the most demanding clients.


Dr. Wendy Fox, Dental Surgeon | info@cdvmontreal.ca

Dr. Wendy Fox received her Bachelor of Science degree in Anatomy and Cell Biology from McGill University in 1997. She then graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at McGill in 2002.

She completed a multidisciplinary residency at the Jewish General Hospital and has been in private practice since 2003.

She was a Clinical Instructor at the McGill University Student Clinic and is also a member of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, the ODQ and ACDQ.

Dr. Fox joined the CDVM team in January 2009.


Dr. Karim Chalaby, Periodontist | info@cdvmontreal.ca

Dr. Chalaby has been practising periodontics (gum treatment) and implantology in Montreal for over 15 years. He specializes in gingival and bone grafts, treatment of periodontal diseases and surgery of dental implants.

  • Member of the Canadian Academy of Periodontology

  • Member of the Quebec Association of Periodontists

  • Clinical Instructor, McGill University, School of Dentistry


Michel Puertas, Denturologist | info@cdvmontreal.ca

Michel Puertas began his career in denturology as a dental technician in 1992 and became a denturologist in 1997. With over 12 years of experience, Mr. Puertas offers a personalized service that respects the needs and wants of his clients, all at the height of technology and innovation.

  • Member: Order of Denturologists of Quebec