Meet Dr. Steffens

 Dr. Seema Steffens, D.D.S.

Dr. Seema Steffens was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and grew up in the Mississauga area. She has lived here for over 40 years. She attended Port Credit Secondary School and graduated one year early, with honours. She received the senior proficiency award and was granted an academic scholarship to the University of Toronto.

Seema excelled at U of T: made the Dean’s Honour List, was accepted to U of T Dental School early, after only one year of university, and completed her dental license in 1989. She was one of the youngest students in her class to graduate from University of Toronto Dental School. During her academic career she received multiple awards: proficiency, math,  history, leadership, student of the year, valedictorian, dean’s honour list and was a table tennis champion.

Personal achievement is not her only motivation and she always believed in helping others.  She tutored hundreds of students in high school and university. She volunteered at the Trillium Health Center’s Surgical and Continuing Care Wards for over five years.

Today she provides superior, professional, dental care to her patients in the Mississauga area. She is completely committed to the quality patient care she has been thoroughly trained to share with others. To promote professional standards, she teaches dental students and she supervises dental student examinations. On Dec 5, 2014, Dr.  Steffens and her team volunteered their clinic and time to provide complimentary dental care for several less fortunate families.  These families were also provided with complimentary food, beverage and Christmas presents with the help of several special people.  Dr Steffens also volunteers to help students achieve their goals in the community. Also, as a dedicated professional, she is an active member of the ODA, CDA, RCDSO and CDPA.

In addition to her professional pursuits, Dr. Steffens is a committed wife and mother. When Seema is not caring for her patients, she loves to spend time with her family. She has two children and has been married for over twenty seven years.  She also has a new addition to her family. A beautiful family dog . Family, and her commitment to the importance of family, has been an integral part of what has made her successful. It is the cornerstone of her professional practice and personal growth.

She is methodical and meticulous in all of her endeavours: as a person, partner, parent and professional. She strives to be a complete person. She has a strong passion for music and enjoys playing the flute.  Her favourite sports are biking, badminton and table tennis. She also loves to walk with her dog and her family in her spare time.  She is very fond of cooking and baking; making foods better and healthier.  She relishes reading and researching.

In fact, she keeps her clinical expertise at the highest level with her research and the successful, continuous completion of diverse CPD courses. It is her hunger for better methods, her belief in lifelong learning, and her attention to detail that have been her recipe for excellence. An active commitment to excellence; these are not just words to Dr. Seema Steffens. They represent her way of providing the best dental care available, and her philosophy of life.

With her thorough, detailed, caring approach, you will always have a reason to smile.

 

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