MEET OUR TEAM
MEET OUR DENTISTS
The Lakeview Dental Team is more like a family and works seamlessly together in order to assist you efficiently in the time of need. As you are going through this web page you will get to know each of our team members who is essential in the quality of care you expect to receive at Lakeview Dental.
Dr. Victor Gong
Dr. Victor Gong graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry on the Dean’s Honour list at the University of Manitoba. He received several awards for academic and clinical excellence while obtaining his dental degree including: the Mary Jane Ego Scholarship, the Dr. F.W.L. Hamilton Scholarship, the Sophee Kanee Memorial Prize, the Manitoba Blue Cross Dental Scholarship, the Shaw Laboratories Ltd Scholarship, the Elsevier Science Canada Health Sciences Award, the McNicol Research Scholarship, and the University of Manitoba Merit Award.
Dr. Gong firmly believes in providing evidence-based care. He also completed his Bachelors of Science in Dentistry degree, and published his research paper in the peer reviewed Journal of Dentistry, while obtaining his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree at the University of Manitoba.
Dr. Gong enjoys practicing all aspects of dentistry and believes in using the latest technology to improve patient experiences and outcomes. He strives to treat every patient with compassion. He is an individual who is caring, easy-going and responsible and will try to establish a comfortable and relaxing environment for all his patients.
Dr. Gong is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Ontario Dental Association, the Canadian Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Gong likes to stay current and is constantly refreshing his knowledge by attending continuing education courses throughout the year.
Dr. Gong practiced in Winnipeg, MB before moving with his wife to Kingston in 2018. In his spare time, Dr. Gong enjoys biking, traveling and spending time with his family.
Dr. Sumeeta Warraich
Dr. Sumeeta Warraich, originally from North York, Ontario, grew up in Newmarket, Ontario. She attended the University of Toronto where she graduated on the Dean’s Honours list with an Honours Bachelor of Science. As a result of graduating with High Distinction, she was awarded the Ontario Scholar Award during her undergraduate studies. She then went on to pursue graduate studies and completed her Master of Science in Physiology at Western University. During her Master’s, she was awarded the Western Graduate Research Scholarship, as well as the Schulich Scholarship for Medical Research for her outstanding work in the field of Spine and Musculoskeletal Biology and Health. Dr. Sumeeta attended many conferences where she presented her research and received numerous awards as a result. Dr. Sumeeta’s work has been recognized in top-tier peer-reviewed scientific journals within her field, where she has published several journal articles.
Dr. Sumeeta attended Western University for her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) and was awarded the Centennial Orthodontic and Pediatric Dentistry Award; this award recognized her excellence in the discipline, both by scholarship and attitude. During this time, she was active within the dental community through student societies, a mentorship program, and community outreach activities.
In her spare time, Dr. Sumeeta enjoys art, dance, and spending time with her family and friends. She also loves being involved in the community and is a strong advocate for mental health and mentorship. During her DDS, Dr. Sumeeta travelled abroad for a dental outreach mission trip where she provided care in underserved communities and looks forward to attending more throughout her career.
Dr. Sumeeta is thrilled to provide dental care at Lakeview Dental; she enjoys all aspects of dentistry, and particularly loves working with children. Dr. Sumeeta is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario Dental Association. Dr. Sumeeta identifies as a life-long learner and enjoys staying current in the field by attending continuing education courses. For Dr. Sumeeta, the best part of dentistry is connecting with her patients, making them comfortable, and she is passionate about creating an experience that is reflective of bright smiles!
Dr. Robert Smith
Dr. Robert Smith, originally from Windsor, Ontario, graduated in 1986 from Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario. He enjoys the artistic element of dentistry, creating smiles for patients that are beautiful and functional in a comfortable and relaxing environment.
Dr. Smith completed an internship at St. Joseph’s and Victoria hospitals in London, Ontario, where he received training in hospital-based oral surgery, pediatric and special needs dentistry. He practiced as an associate in London before purchasing a small solo dental practice in 1987 and has enjoyed serving Amherstview and the surrounding communities ever since. The practice subsequently grew and in 2005, he opened Lakeview Dental, our new state-of-the-art facility.
Dr. Smith stays current with the newest in Implant, Complex Restorative and Cosmetic dentistry, and is one of the few area dentists to offer Sleep Dentistry and Conscious Sedation. Active professional memberships include Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association, Kingston and District Dental Society and Limestone City Study Club.
Shortly after moving to the Kingston area, he met his wife Brigit. A native of Kingston, Brigit worked for the Frontenac Children’s Aid Society for over 20 years. Together, they have a daughter, Sydney, and a son, Simon. As a family they enjoy skiing, traveling and outdoor recreation. Dr. Smith has been an active participant in a variety of sports along with volunteering as a youth hockey and soccer coach.
Dr. Smith retired at the end of 2020 after 30+ years of practice. We wish Dr. Smith all the best in his well-earned retirement!