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Services at Our Dental Clinic in Halifax

The varied dental services at our Halifax dental clinic can help keep your smile healthy and bright.

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WE'RE YOUR FAMILY DENTIST IN HALIFAX

Welcome to Trimac Dental Centre in Halifax

Our dentists and dental team provide care to our patients to help them achieve their oral health goals.

We provide a range of dental services as well as treatment planning to help you achieve your dental health goals. We strive to provide comfortable and convenient care as much as possible, with financing options, dental technology, and dental sedation options.

About Our Practice

Meet Our Halifax Dentists

Aiming for a healthier smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

Our Dentists
  • Dr. Greg MacKenzie

    General Dentist

    Dr. MacKenzie was born and raised in Saint John, New Brunswick. He studied biology at Dalhousie University and graduated in 1984. He continued his studies at the Dalhousie Dental School and received his DDS in 1988. He practiced dentistry in Kingston, Ontario after he graduated. In 1990, he moved to Halifax to practise and has been here ever since.

    Dr. MacKenzie is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association, Faculté for Orthodontic Research and Continuing Education Study Club, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists (Fellowship Status), and the International Team for Implantology (ITI).

    He has a special interest in orthodontics and was in the Canadian International Straight Wire Orthodontic Study Club from 1999 to 2004. He’s a Gold-Certified Invisalign provider - a recognition of his skills and expertise in Invisalign treatment for crooked and misaligned teeth.

    Dr. MacKenzie has also taken several continuing education programs including:

    CEREC Basic Training - University of Michigan School of Dentistry

    CEREC Posterior Restorative Course - Dentistry by Design, San Diego

    CEREC Integration Course - Great Lakes Education Center, Detroit

    Advanced Functional Esthetics-Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies

    Certified Level III Botox practitioner – Pacific Training Institute for Facial Aesthetics & Therapeutics, Vancouver

    Level II Laser Certification - Institute for Laser Dentistry, Montreal

    Comprehensive Orthodontic Course - Faculté for Orthodontic Research and Continuing Education

    Hands-on Surgical Implant Course - Dalhousie University

    Functional Occlusion and from TMJ to Smile Design; and Comprehensive Examination and Record Taking, Dawson Academy, St. Petersburg, Florida

    The NYU College of Dentistry Implant Continuum - Fundamentals and Advances in Contemporary Surgical and Prosthetic Dentistry

    Dr. MacKenzie is an active member of the community and has a wide range of interests and activities outside dentistry. He completed the Canadian Securities Course (Honours) at the Canadian Securities Institute in 2001. He has been an active member of the Masonic Lodge since 1995. He has volunteered as a coach with Bedford Minor Hockey coach. He’s also a member of the Tridents Navy Triathlon Team, and he has completed several Sprint and Olympic distance triathlons in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Quebec.

    Dr. MacKenzie and his wife have a daughter and three sons. He enjoys downhill skiing, cycling, kayaking, and playing jazz/blues guitar.

  • Dr. Russell MacSween

    General Dentist

    Dr. Russell MacSween has practiced dentistry in Halifax since his 1991 graduation from Dalhousie Dental School. There he was the 1990 Table Clinic Winner, co-editor of the Dalhousie Dental Journal, member of the Dalhousie Dental Student Council, and participated in After-Hour Emergency Service. Dr. MacSween later taught at the Dalhousie and has been a Standardized Patient for the Dental School since 1998. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Acadia.

    As a member of the NS Dental Association, Dr. MacSween was the 2003 AIO Study Club Co-coordinator. He is also a member of the Halifax County Dental Society and was published in the International Journal of Prosthodontics, "The Dimensional Accuracy of 12 Impression Materials and Die Stone Combinations," pg. 169, Vol. 2:199.

    Dr. MacSween is an avid traveller and enjoys basketball and golf. He coached the Bedford Eagles basketball team and has been a Beaver Leader of 1st Birch Cove. Dr. MacSween has two children.

  • Dr. Scott MacLean

    General Dentist

    Dr. Scott MacLean has a keen interest in all types of dentistry including implants, orthodontics, and general dentistry. A 1991 Dalhousie Dental School graduate and valedictorian, he was a multiple scholarship winner and a student leader. He now teaches dental implants at Dalhousie. Dr. MacLean also lectures internationally at dental conventions on implants, crown and bridge, and dental technology use such as laser and photography. He authored a monthly "Internet for Dentists" article in the Canadian Dental Association's Journal (JCDA).

    Dr. MacLean was 2004 president of the Nova Scotia Dental Association (NSDA), chair of Clinical Practise and Specialist Relations Committees and on their Governing Council. He has been a member of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, Academies of Esthetic Dentistry and General Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantology, American Academy Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Atlantic Implant Study and International Association Orthodontics Study Clubs. He was 2001 president of the Halifax County Dental Society and on the NS Dental Technicians Examining Board.

    Dr. MacLean was the administrator of the Atlantic Dental Listserv, on the organizing committee for the 2000 Canadian Dental Association convention, and enjoys taking continuing education courses to keep his knowledge current.

    He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at Acadia University in Wolfville, NS, where he was an all-star on the national championship football team leading to an induction into the Acadia Sports Hall of Fame. Dr. Scott, as his patients call him, has three children – Alex, Haley, and Emily – and enjoys computers, woodworking, and digital photography. He has coached hockey and soccer and is a golfer – in need of improvement.

  • Dr. Aurelien Mallaisy

    General Dentist

    Dr. Aurelien Mallaisy grew up in the north of France. He graduated from the University of Dental Medicine of Reims (France) in 2012, and caried on with a post-graduate degree from the dental faculty of Paris in 2013.

    He has been practicing general dentistry ever since : first in France, until 2018 when he moved to Canada with his wife and son, then in Quebec for three years, and for the last two years in Nova Scotia.

    Passionate about dentistry, and very attentive to his patients, Dr. Mallaisy knows how to put them at ease, and relies on his experience to provide them with high quality care.

    He enjoys all aspects of dentistry, and offers a full range of treatments, from basic treatments to more complex treatments such as root canals or wisdom tooth extractions.

  • Dr. Aness Assafeen

    General Dentist

    Dr. Assafeen received his Canadian Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2019, initially receiving his DDS in Syria in 2014. Dr. Assafeen is known for his outstanding patient care, making sure that he listens to his patients needs and concerns. “Complete dentistry has a lot to offer and can be tremendously beneficial to improve people’s quality of life, thorough discussion with patients, examination and planning is what Dr. Assafeen adheres to. 

    Aness is a progressive dentist and has attended many training programs to provide the best outcomes to his patients, from the latest root canal and implant technology to Invisalign and Nitrous (laughing gas) sedation. He is also a member of the Seattle and Dawson study clubs.

    Dr. Maclean welcomes Dr. Assafeen to the Trimac family, and both enjoy working together to achieve excellence in dentistry.

    Outside of dentistry, Aness is a very active person, he enjoys going to the gym and playing tennis. Aness believes that the right mindset comes from a healthy lifestyle including, spiritual, relationships and physical activity. Aness also values spending time with family and friends. 

    Dr. Aness provides many treatments from surgeries to Endodontics and Invisalign.

    He has attended post-dental school root canal training, and enjoys advanced cases. Aness has a calm and caring disposition, and is able to put those anxious with dental treatment, at ease.

    Two years general practitioner in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia from 2019-2021. Then moved to Halifax to work at Trimac Dental Centre.

    Post-dental a year training on surgery at the university hospital.

    Intense surgery training on implant placement and restoring through MIT program.

    Study clubs and groups:

    - Active member at Seattle study club 

    - Active member at Dawson study club 

    - Attended Atlantic root canal study club

  • Dr. Brandon Lee

    General Dentist

    Dr. Brandon Lee, a dedicated dentist, was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. He pursued his passion for science and engineering, earning a degree in Material Science and Engineering from Seoul National University in 2005. Dr. Lee then pursued his interest in dentistry, completing his DDS at the Dental School of Seoul National University in 2009.

    With a drive for patient care, Dr. Lee established his own clinic, where he honed his skills and built a reputation for excellence over 10 years in South Korea. Through his extensive experience, he developed a strong confidence in various dental procedures.

    In 2022, Dr. Lee passed the equivalent process to practice dentistry in Canada and obtained his license. He initially practiced as a general practitioner in Vancouver for two years before relocating to Halifax.

    Dr. Lee’s passion for patient communication led him to embrace intraoral photography as a tool to engage and educate his patients, often leaving them pleasantly surprised by the intricate details of their own teeth.

    Committed to providing the best possible care, Dr. Lee continually seeks to expand his skills through various training courses, including Invisalign, wisdom tooth extraction, the latest root canal treatments, and even Botox administration.

    Outside of his professional endeavors, Dr. Lee is a devoted father to four wonderful sons, cherishing every moment spent playing and bonding with them.

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A Range of Offerings

What You Get at Our Trimac Dental Centre

Our clinic's service options are designed to assist our patients in maintaining good oral health and bright, healthy smiles.

Invisalign Provider

A Clear Alternative to Braces

Straighten your smile with clear and comfortable Invisalign aligners.

Invisalign Provider

Your Gold Invisalign Provider

Your Gold Invisalign Provider in Halifax

Dr. MacKenzie is among the top Invisalign practitioners in Canada. He is accredited as a Gold provider, being one of the few doctors in Atlantic Canada. He is very passionate about the oral health and cosmetic benefits that Invisalign clear aligners can offer his patients, at a price comparable to traditional braces. 

Trimac Dental Centre is proudly part of Canada’s largest network of Invisalign® Providers.

New Patients Always Welcome

We are accepting new patients, don't hesitate to contact us and take the first step in achieving better oral health outcomes.

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Find Us in the West End of Halifax

Trimac Dental Centre proudly serves patients in Halifax and beyond.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Aiming for a straighter, whiter smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

  • Do you offer financing options?

    Understanding that dental care is a key part of overall health, for certain treatments financing options may be available. Our team at Trimac Dental Centre is happy to discuss your options and help you plan your treatment. We aim to make dental care manageable and affordable for everyone in our community.

  • Are you accepting new patients?

    Absolutely! We are always happy to welcome new patients into our dental family. Whether you’re seeking routine care, have a specific dental issue, or are interested in cosmetic procedures, we’re here to provide personalized dental care. Please contact our clinic to schedule your first appointment. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your best smile!

  • Do you provide dental services for children?

    At Trimac Dental Centre in Halifax, we’re proud to offer comprehensive dental care for children. Our team is experienced in working with young patients and is committed to making their dental visits as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. We provide various dental services to support your child's oral health journey.

  • Do you accept emergency patients?

    We understand that dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly. Our team will attempt to accommodate you as soon as we can.

  • How do I prepare for my first appointment?

    For your first appointment, here’s how you and your family can prepare:

    • Have your identification and insurance cards ready.
    • If applicable, fill out any digital intake forms you may have received.
    • Bring a list of any medications you are taking.
    • If possible, bring copies of previous dental records and X-rays.
    • Plan to arrive about 10-15 minutes early to complete any last-minute paperwork.
    • Note any questions or concerns about your oral health to discuss with the dentist.
    Following these steps can help ensure a smooth and efficient first visit, allowing you to focus on discussing your dental health with your new dentist.

  • What services do you offer?

    At Trimac Dental Centre, our team is committed to providing personalized dental care for the entire family. We offer a broad range of services to maintain and improve oral health, including children's dentistry, teeth whitening, veneers, emergency dentistry, dental implants, teeth extractions, and more. We strive to create a comfortable, welcoming environment where your comfort and dental wellness are our top priority.

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