Dr. Nector Ioannidis

"I was inspired to enter the dental profession by my late brother Dr. Sam Ioannidis D.D.S. (University of Western Ontario, 1994). Many hours spent waiting for him in the dental labs allowed me to see what a wide variety of disciplines dentistry had to offer. I have not regretted one day in my profession, and I feel privileged to be in a position to help people.” - Dr.Nector Ioannidis

Born and raised in London, Ontario, Dr. Nector Paul Ioannidis graduates from the University of Western Ontario (U.W.O.) Doctor of Dental Surgery program in 1996 to 1997. Dr. Ioannidis has served as an Adjunct professor with the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, from 1996 to present, in the disciplines of Emergency Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics, and is currently teaching Orthodontics (braces) in the children’s clinic.

Dr. Ioannidis has been in private practice since 1997. He has also served as an NSERC research assistant in the department of Physiology, U.W.O., in 1991, and has sat as an interviewer of prospective U.W.O. dental student applicants for the Schulich dental school program.

Dr. Ioannidis was a representative for the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship for U.W.O., 1990. He was awarded a four year continuing scholarship U.W.O., 1990, a four year continuing scholarship from science and engineering, U.W.O., 1990, and was the recipient of the American Hellenic Progressive Association award for Central and Eastern Canada, 1993.

During his studies in the dental program, Dr. Ioannidis received the U.W.O. Prosthodontics award, 1994, the Centennial Orthodontics and Pediatrics award, 1995, and the Dr. Donald S. Moore award in occlusion, 1996.

Dr. Ioannidis is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Ontario Dental Association, and the London and District Dental Society.

A great deal of continuing education certificates has been achieved by Dr. Ioannidis in the study of Implantology, and Orthodontics.

In his time off, Dr. Ioannidis enjoys recreational activities with his wife (Dr. Patty Pappas-Ioannidis) and their two children, guitar, camping, fishing, and golfing. He is also a coach in the boy’s competitive soccer league of London. His favourite activity is listening to his children’s marvelous interpretation of life in the pre-teen and teen years, and mediating the social dilemmas of grade and high school.

Dr. Patty Pappas-Ioannidis

Born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario, Dr. Patty Pappas-Ioannidis graduated from the University of Western Ontario (U.W.O.) Doctor of Dental Surgery program in 1996. Upon graduating, she entered into private practice. She also holds an honors degree in Science from the University of Waterloo, and was an Ontario scholar.

Dr. Pappas-Ioannidis has served as an adjunct professor with the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry from 1996-1997, and from 2000 to present in the disciplines of periodontics, and is currently teaching pediatric dentistry in the children’s clinic. In 2010, she was awarded the Best Teacher Achievement, by the 4th year graduating class.

Dr. Pappas-Ioannidis has also served as an interviewer of prospective U.W.O. dental student applicants for the Schulich Dental School program.

Dr. Pappas-Ioannidis is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Ontario Dental Association, And the London and District Dental Society.

In her spare time, she enjoys playing and coaching soccer, and is an avid runner, trying to fit in half marathons when she can. Of her most important hobbies, Dr. Pappas-Ioannidis enjoys organizing fundraisers. She has helped her children’s school with many fundraisers over the years, and she currently holds the position of Parent chair for her children’s school.

Dr. Marjorie Gula

Dr. Gula has been practicing dentistry in London since 2005. She was born and raised near Montreal in a Francophone community and moved to Ottawa in 1994 to study nursing. After graduating from the BScN program at the University of Ottawa in 1998, she worked as a registered nurse in the burns and trauma unit at the Ottawa Hospital. She then attended University of Toronto Dental School and graduated in 2005. She moved to London as an Associate from 2006-2011. These were busy practice environments with the opportunity for mentorship from several excellent clinicians. In 2001 she was accepted to the General Practice Residency at University of Western Ontario from July 2011-June 2012. This extensive year of training involved first-hand care of emergency patients in the hospital setting, exposure to complex procedures and maxillofacial surgery, and care of dental patients with complex medical conditions.

Dr. Gula sees continuing education as essential to ongoing development of knowledge and skills. Over the past 7 years, she has attended postgraduate courses at The Pankey Institute in Florida, University of Minnesota, and the Las Vegas Institute. To stay connected to academic dentistry she has worked as a clinical instructor for dental courses at Western University. She is an active member of the Canadian Dental Associateion, Ontario Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and Alpha and Omega. She has been a member of the North London Dental team since February 2013. During her spare time she enjoys crafts, travelling and spending time with her husband and two sons.

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