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About Us

Welcome to Baseline Dental Centre

Baseline Dental Centre is a comprehensive group of highly qualified professionals and dentists in Ottawa who are dedicated to excellence in dentistry. When you visit our office, your smile is our top priority. Our entire team will provide you with the personalized, gentle care that you and your family deserve.

Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs. This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting.

Our patient’s health and comfort are our primary concerns. Our Dentists in Ottawa offer quality dental care for the entire family in a caring environment. Our services include restorative and cosmetic dentistry, children’s dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, orthodontics, periodontal and implant dentistry.

At Baseline Dental Centre we believe prevention is a vital component of thorough, in-depth dental care. Our team of doctors and hygienists will work with you and your family to develop a hygiene plan to preserve and protect your teeth.

Our Team

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. A. Marei
Dr. A. Marei received his B.D.S degree (Dentistry) in 2001 from the College of Dentistry, University of Baghdad. Following his graduation, Dr. Marei’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to start his own dental practice overseas which focused on treating children with intellectual disabilities including treatment under deep sedation, general anesthesia and other advanced techniques in local anesthesia. After a few years in practice, Dr. Marei moved to Canada to join his family. He obtained his DDS in 2013 from the University of Western Ontario and most recently, he associated in Petawawa and in Ottawa. Dr. Marei is passionate about his work and provides a full range of dental services with a focus on cosmetic, implants surgery and pediatric dentistry. He is also licensed to perform dental treatment under nitrous (laughing gas) and oral sedation. In order to continually improve upon his skills and provide the best care for his patients, Dr. Marei is committed to continuing education. He provides Orthodontic treatment, Invisalign and Root canals treatment. In his free time, Dr. Marei spends time with his wife, two daughters and a son and is actively involved in his community.
Dr. Hikal
Dr. Hikal received his BSc degree (Dental surgery and oral medicine ) in 2000 from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Alexandria . Following his graduation, Dr. Hikal practiced dentistry in the Egyptian ministry of health in his newly established dental office. After a few years in practice, Dr. Hikal moved to practice in Saudi Arabia. During this time, he obtained a diploma in Oral Surgery. In 2009, he moved his family to Canada and entered a qualifying program at the University of Toronto and obtained his DDS degree at U of T in 2014. He has practiced as a dental associate in Ottawa ever since. His patient reviews confirm that Dr. Hikal is a hard worker with excellent communication skills and is passionate about his work. He provides a full range of general dentistry with a focus on oral surgery and implants. He is also licensed to perform dental treatment under nitrous oxide and oral sedation. He continually tries to improve upon his skills so as to provide the best care for his patients in the fields of implant surgery, Invisalign and IV sedation. Dr. Hikal is a member of the AAID (American Academy for Implant Dentistry) and the ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantology).
Dr Neelema Bhan
Dr. Bhan completed an Honours Advanced Major in Biology via a Canada Scholarship. She then graduated from Dalhousie Dentistry in Science in Halifax. Dr.Bhan has been a member of the Nova Scotia Dental Association and is currently affiliated with the ODA and ODS. In the past, she has been involved in instructing dental hygiene and assistants in a clinical setting and involved with organising CE courses with SADA. Currently, she lives in Ottawa and likes to swim, hike, read, and spend time with her family. She enjoys treating all different ages in dentistry.
Dr. M. Soliman
Dr. Mohamed Soliman grew up in Alexandria, Egypt and has been in the field of dentistry for over 12 years. Dr. Soliman first obtained his dental degree in Egypt and, once again, when he moved to Canada, graduating from the University of Toronto with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the top of his class. Although he enjoys all aspects of dentistry, Dr. Soliman has a passion for and is highly experienced in, Oral Surgery including the placement of Dental Implants. Dr. Soliman takes pride in getting to know all his patients and making them comfortable – to this end; he is happy to offer his anxious patients the option of either Intravenous or Oral Sedation. Dr. Soliman is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association and an Associate Fellow of The American Academy of Implant Dentistry. When not practicing Dentistry, Dr. Soliman spends his time with his wife and their three children – biking, traveling and playing video games!

Meet Our Staff

Chelsee Dental Assistant Level II
Chelsee Joined our team in November 2016. She graduated from the Level II dental assisting course from Algonquin College in April 2016. Chelsee is a super sweet, hard-working assistant who is great with children and will do anything and everything to make sure our patients feel as comfortable as possible during their visits. She has been at the office since Dr. Marei and Dr. Hikal first owned the practice, which makes her the main assistant of the office. If you have any questions, she’s the one to go to! In her spare time, Chelsee loves spending time outdoors, loves her family and has a huge heart for animals of any kind.
Candice Registered Dental Hygienist
Candice graduated in 2009 from the dental hygiene program Algonquin college with honors. She has since been working at different dental offices throughout Ottawa and has gained a wealth of knowledge through her experiences and continuing education. What she loves most about her career is helping people; whether it's helping someone achieve a healthy smile, or educating on their dental needs. Candice loves being outdoors. Her hobbies are kayaking on the Rideau River, biking, gardening, hiking in the Gatineau Hills, or fishing anywhere the fish are biting! She also has an artistic side and loves drawing, sculpting, and painting.
Dana Registered Dental Hygienist
Dana graduated from Algonquin College in 2008. She started her career as a Dental assistant. She pursued her dental goals even further and completed her Dental Hygiene degree in 2012 from the same college. Dana truly loves her work in dentistry and has a heart for every patient that she treats.
Aisha Dental Assistant Level II
Aisha joined our team in May 2018, she completed her Level II Dental Assisting Diploma from Trillium College in 2016. Aisha is committed to the complete satisfaction and comfort of our patients. She thrives on developing relationships with our patients in a caring and gentle way. Her hearty devotion and sincere demeanor allow our patients to feel at ease during their visits. She is bilingual in English and Arabic Aisha enjoys spending her free time in reading books, working out and she also enjoys oh yes chocolate.
Heather Office Manager
Heather has been working in the dental field for over 25 years. My passion is dentistry, and meeting all our patients. When she is not working she enjoys being with her husband, three kids and volunteering with Cadets Canada. Look forward to meeting all of you!
Rachel Office Administrator
Rachel joined our team in 2018. She graduated as a dental assistant in 2005 and has over 14 years of experience in the dental field. Her passion is to help others. Rachel has been such a great joy to our office, her welcoming presence, friendly smile, caring and outgoing personality made her fit right in. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. And adores her cat Buddy and dog Ziggy.
Krysta Office Administrator
Krysta has been working in the dental field since 2003 when she graduated from the dental assisting program at Algonquin college. She spent a few years assisting, and then focused on the administrative side of things. In 2006, she went back to school and achieved her diploma in Public Relations/Communications. Even after successful completion, she couldn't help but return to the dental field! Krysta started working at Baseline Dental Centre in July of 2019, and was at her previous office for 16 years. Her loyalty and knowledge is what she is most proud of. In her spare time she enjoys walking with her dog Eggo, playing volleyball wherever she can- either on the beach or in a gym, and spending time with friends and family...usually eating!

Our Office

Our office was established in 1961 and is conveniently located on Baseline Rd. and is accessible via all major roads. We are proud of our office that was established in 1961. Baseline Dental Centre, fully utilizes state of the art equipment. We have a modern sterilization system that surpasses OSHA requirements. The source of water for our dental units is distilled water, which removes any chance of contamination from regular tap water like that used in most dental offices.

Our friendly and competent staff is dedicated to patient comfort and quality care. We provide the best and latest in dental technology and treatment options. We provide gentle, family-oriented dental care to the adults and children of this community. We utilize the best equipment sterilization techniques available to dentists. In addition to general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry, we offer expertise in Periodontics (gum diseases), Implant dentistry, and Endodontics (root canal treatments). Our team emphasizes comprehensive quality care and preventive dentistry.

We look forward to welcoming you to our dental family.

Insurance & Payment

Payment is required at the time services are delivered. For your convenience, we accept VISA, Mastercard, and Interac. If you have dental insurance, you will be reimbursed by your insurance company directly as dental benefits vary according to each individual’s policy. Your claim will be forwarded electronically and payment is normally received by our patients within one week. Should you experience any difficulties, our staff will gladly follow up your claim directly with the insurance company.

We accept Interac, VISA, Mastercard and Amex.

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