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Welcome to Dentistry in the Beach
Your Dentist in Toronto, ON.

Call us at (416) 694-8144 today.

Welcome to Dentistry in the Beach in Toronto. Dr. Kathryn Shields and the Dentistry in the Beach team are pleased to provide a wide range of dental services for your family. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our practice, and we encourage you to join our patient family by scheduling an appointment at our Toronto practice.

Patients come to Dentistry in the Beach from throughout the Toronto area because they know they will always receive personalized care. Each member of our team is dedicated to ensuring our patients are well-informed and comfortable at all times. At Dentistry in the Beach, we will never begin a treatment or procedure until all of your questions have been answered and you feel relaxed and at ease. Dr. Kathryn Shields strives to offer a number of dental payments options for your comfort to ensure a beautiful, healthy smile is within the reach of all of our patients.

Our Approach to Dental Care

Our one-on-one approach to dentistry is what makes Dr. Kathryn Shields and the Dentistry in the Beach staff the dentistry team of choice in the Toronto area. We offer a variety of dental services including preventive exams, restorative care and cosmetic procedures.

Get Started Today

If you are ready to work with our professional dental team to achieve the smile you have always dreamed of, or are looking for comprehensive dental hygiene services and examination, we invite you to contact the Dentistry in the Beach team at (416) 694-8144. We look forward to helping you get the smile you have always imagined. 


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Dr. Shields is an amazing Dentist, her office staff are also great!"
    V A. P.
  • "Kathryn Shields is a very experienced dentist, who did a clean filling for me and the staff is also very courteous"
    Sone G.
  • "Efficient, professional, friendly & outstanding dental work. What else could you ask for? How about a virtuoso dental hygienist who hand-scales second to none!"
    John T.

Meet Our Dentist

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Kathryn Shields

    Dr. Kathryn Shields graduated from the University of West Indies in Jamaica with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry. After coming to Canada in 1984, Dr. Shields graduated from McGill University in 1988 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). Shortly afterwards, she moved to Toronto and worked as an associate in Brampton, Etobicoke and Toronto, including the Beaches area. Dr. Shields opened her practice on Kingston Road in 1995 has been practicing there ever since. Read More

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Dentistry in the Beach


11:00 am-7:00 pm


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8:00 am-5:00 pm


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