Benefits of regular visits

Regular dental visits help your child remain cavity-free. We recommend seeing your child twice a year for a dental check-up and cleaning. Some kids can benefit from more frequent visits and your pediatric dentist will let you know what the best frequency is.

What happens during a routine visit

During that visit, we will check the health of your child’s mouth including the teeth and gums. We will also complete a dental cleaning and polishing followed by an application of fluoride on the teeth. Dental x-rays may also be taken according to each child’s needs. Primarily, they allow to check for cavities in between the teeth.

Your specialist in pediatric dentistry

Dr. Rita-Maria Chami

DMD, MSc, FRCD(c), Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Rita-Maria Chami obtained a doctorate in dentistry at the University of Montreal in 2017. After finishing her dental degree, she then pursued a one-year multidisciplinary residency program at the Montreal Children’s Hospital at McGill University, during which she was able to broaden her competencies and confirm her interest in the treatment of children.

Dr. Chami went on to complete her 3 year specialty training at the University of Toronto, where she was also awarded a Master of Science degree. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and is a member of both the Canadian and American Academies of Pediatric Dentistry. 

After the completion of her training, Dr Chami returned to practice in her hometown of Montreal. She is now a clinical professor at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, as well as a guest lecturer at McGill University’s faculty of dentistry.

As a pediatric dentist, Dr Chami’s goal is to provide a pleasant dental experience for her patients and their families. She aims to provide the best care in a comfortable environment so that every child can leave with a smile on their face after their appointment!   

In her free time, Dr Chami enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her friends and family. She also likes trying new restaurants and baking new recipes.

Dr. Rita-Maria Chami is a member of the following dental associations: