Our Team

Our team at Durham Dental Anesthesia

Dr.Alan Kreidstein (Owner/Dentist/Anesthesiologist)


Dr. Alan Kreidstein obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Toronto in 1986 and completed a residency in Anesthesiology at Long Island Jewish Medical Centre in New York. He has been servicing the residents of durham region for the past fourteen years. Dr. Kreidstein provides patients the opportunity to have their dental treatment done under a general anesthetic or awake. This can include dental procedures ranging from root canal therapy to fillings, cleanings or crown and bridge work and extractions of broken down or impacted teeth. He is able to offer parents the alternative to have their childrens dental treatment done asleep and all in one visit. He is looking forward to helping the residents in durham region and the surrounding areas to achieve their dental goals and get that perfect smile!

Dr.Eun Kim (Maya) (Dentist/Anesthesiologist)


Dr. Eun Kim completed her Bachelor of Health Science degree at University of Toronto in 2006. She then graduated from University of Toronto as a Doctor of Dental Surgery. She went on to complete a 3 year Dental Anesthesia residency at University of Toronto. Dr.Kim provides dental care ranging from fillings to root canal treatment, crowns and extractions, under Deep Sedation or General Anesthesia. Dr.Kim is an active member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists. Dr.Kim enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.

Dr.Richard Nurgitz (General Family Dentist)


Dr. Richard Nurgitz graduated in 1973 from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. After graduation he opened a dental office in Scarborough and practiced general dentistry there for 42 years. Recently, Dr. Nurgitz sold his practice so he could have more time for his family, cottage and other activites. As he still enjoys doing dentistry, he has joined the team at Durham Dental Anesthesia 2-3 days a week. He is a member of Alpha Omega toronto, the Ontario Dental Association and is Chair of the Canadian Friends of Dental Volunteers for Israel. Dr. Nurgitz is an avid cyclist and cross-country skier but when he is not on his bike he plays viola in the York Symphony Orchestra.

Leisa (Office Manager/Dental Assistant Level II)


Leisa has been working alongside Dr. Kreidstein since the opening of the practice in 2010. She graduated with a Certified Dental Assisting Diplomia in 1990 from Durham College. She as well completed a Level II Dental Assisting program in 2000 at Durham College. She has been working in the dental field for 27 years now and has worked in all fields of her practice.She is a member in good standing with the Ontario Dental Assistants Associaton (ODAA) and is a member of the Natioal Dental Assistant Examining Borad.(NDAEB). You wil find her working in all areas of the office at Durham Dental Anesthesia, whether at the front desk or back in the clinical are.  

Christine (Receptionist/Dental Assistant Level II)


Christine has been with our team since 2014 and is a great asset. She graduated in 1999 with her Level II Dental Assistant Diplomia. You will find her behind the desk or in the treatment room with Dr. Kreidstein, as she is proficient in all aspects of the dental office. Have questions regarding your insurance, ask Christine. Her vast knowledge of dental insurance information makes her a great asset to our patients. Her wonderful smile and bubbly personality is always a warm welcome to all that enter the office.

Ashley (Dental Assistant)


Ashley graduated in 2004 with a Dental Assitant Diplomia. Ashley has joined our team as the assistant to Dr.Kim. She has experience in almost every aspect of the dental field, including reception experience. She is a much needed and valuable team member at Durham Dental Anesthesia. She has a very warm and whitty personality and we all look forward to working with her for many years.

Gina (Dental Assistant Level II)


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Serena (Registered Nurse)


Serena has been a valuable team member with Durham Dental Anesthesia since 2015. She has been nursing for over 20 years now both in Canada and the United States. She graduated nursing from Durham College and as well has an Operating Room Certificate from George Brown College. She has experience in Oral Surgery and Urgent Care and has her Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certificate and a Certificate in Phlebotomy. She is a very kind and passionate nurse and the patients here will find that she will help them to feel relaxed at their appointments.

Kelly (Registered Nurse)


Kelly has joined the team working with Dr.Kreidstein. She has been nursing for over 10 years with the majority of her experience being in the intensive care unit. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay and her Critical Care Certificate from Georgian College in Barie. Kelly is a kindhearted nurse with a calming demeanor. She looks forward to making each patients experience in our office as pleasant as possible, while providing exceptional care.

Isabelle (Registered Nurse)


Isabelle is the newest member to our team. She will be working alongside Dr. Kim. Isabelle has been a registered nurse for over 6 years with most of her experience working in obstetrics and pediatrics. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The has also earned her Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certificate from the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Isabelle speaks three languages, has basic knowledge of American Sign Language, and loves working with children.