About Lakeside Dental

Because your smile is our passion.

Our dental staff extends a warm welcome to you and your entire family. We are dedicated to providing personalized dental care of the highest quality, allowing us to give the kind of dental care that our patients deserve. To enhance the natural beauty of your smile, we provide complete treatment planning and use restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

We think that preventative care and education are the keys to excellent oral health as a practice. We focus on comprehensive examinations, which include examining the overall health of your teeth and gums, performing oral cancer exams, and obtaining X-rays as needed. Routine cleanings, flossing, sealants, and fluoride are also known to help prevent dental disease. We're worried not only about the aesthetics of your smile but also about your overall health. A review of your medical history can assist us in staying informed about your overall health, new medications, and conditions that could affect your oral health.

Our team is committed to providing you with customized care and exceptional service in order to make your visits as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Dr. Sajid (Saj) Syed

Dr. Sajid (Saj) Syed

D.D.S.

Dr. Syed graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in May 2003, associating with at a dental office in Estevan, Saskatchewan for two years before moving to Ontario.

Sajid (Saj) Syed


Dr. Sajid Syed graduated from the University of Saskatchewan School of Dentistry in 2003. Opportunity brought him to Ontario where he grew his practical skills, established his first dental practice and made a home for his family. Saj lives with his wife and two children in Stoney Creek and loves the small town community.

Dr. Syed offers basic and complex restorative dentistry to his patients with a solid base of hygiene philosophy. Dr. Syed will be able to offer the Lakeside patients the opportunity to have more complex care provided right here at this location. Now you can have Fastbraces, same day CEREC crowns, extractions and implants all provided by Dr. Syed and his team right here at Lakeside Dental. With the growing demand for care Dr. Syed has hand selected Dr. Hiba Harraq, who is a compliment to his own dental skills and a wonderful addition to our team.

Dr. Haba Harraq

Dr. Haba Harraq

D.D.S.

Dr. Hiba Harraq graduated from the dental program at Western University in 2017. Shortly after graduation, she moved back to join her family in Fredericton, New Brunswick and practiced...

Dr. Haba Harraq


Dr. Hiba Harraq graduated from the dental program at Western University in 2017. Shortly after graduation, she moved back to join her family in Fredericton, New Brunswick and practiced dentistry for three years. In 2020, Dr. Harraq and her family moved back to Ontario to be close to relatives and friends.

In her spare time, Dr. Harraq enjoys spending time with her son and husband at their home in Waterdown. They enjoy camping, baking, hiking and other outdoor activities. Dr. Harraq enjoys all aspects of general dentistry with a great passion in pediatrics, along with a caring and compassionate approach for special needs kids. She is pleased to offer services in both English and Arabic. She is a wonderful addition to our dental team.

Dr. Malik

Dr. Malik

D.D.S.

Dr. Malik graduated from the dental program at Western University in 2016. She has lived and provided dental care to patients in Thunder Bay for the last 5 years.

Dr. Malik


Dr. Malik graduated from the dental program at Western University in 2016. She has lived and provided dental care to patients in Thunder Bay for the last 5 years. Dr. Malik provides general dental care to patients of all ages and her patients appreciate her friendly chair side approach.

Family is very important to Dr. Malik and was the driving force for her returning to the Hamilton area for her and her husband and their two small children. When she is not working with patients, she is a busy mom exploring Hamilton, and reconnecting with friends and family in the area.

Angelina

Angelina

Admin

Angelina, our Business Coordinator, has been with Lakeside Dental for 7 years and has built wonderful, trusting relationships with patients. Angelina’s jovial character puts our patients...

Andrea


Andrea is the newest member of our Administration Team. Andrea graduated from Career Canada College and as our Treatment Coordinator, brings with her over 25 years of dental experience.

When asked what she loves most about the dental field, Andrea says that she enjoys meeting people and helping patients with questions about their dental treatment or any dental needs or concerns they may have.  Andrea finds it very rewarding, knowing that using her dental knowledge and experience can have a lasting affect on a patient’s well-being.

When not at work, Andrea enjoys living in the country, having outdoor fires, growing a garden full of the hottest peppers, eating spicy food and spending time with her husband, daughter, 2 dogs and cat.

Shannon

Shannon

Registered Dental Hygienist

Shannon is a Registered Dental Hygienist here at Lakeside Dental. Shannon is always trying to find ways to improve the patient’s dental experience. She loves spending time with her family ...

Shannon


Shannon is a Registered Dental Hygienist here at Lakeside Dental. Shannon is always trying to find ways to improve the patient’s dental experience. She loves spending time with her family and going to local car races on the weekends.

Angelina


Angelina, our Business Coordinator, has been with Lakeside Dental for 7 years and has built wonderful, trusting relationships with patients. Angelina’s jovial character puts our patients at ease and she is always going above and beyond when she can to make your appointment a comfortable one.

When Angelina is not working, she loves to spend time with her family and taking long walks with her husband and their dog, Romeo.

Diane

Diane

CDA II Dental Assistant

Diane comes to us with 17 years experience as a dental assistant. Graduating from Career Canada in 2004, When asked what Diane loves most about her career she says...

Diane


Diane comes to us with 17 years experience as a dental assistant. Graduating from Career Canada in 2004, When asked what Diane loves most about her career she says she gets the most satisfaction from helping patients achieve their smile goals. Over the years, she found her niche in Oral Surgery. When Diane is not in the practice, she is also an integral part of a team at the Ti-Max Institute for Implants, a continuing education program for dentists to learn about implants. Part of that commitment involves setting up and assisting for implant surgery.

Diane brings her skills into our practice where she assists Dr. Syed who also places implants for our patients with missing teeth. At home, Diane enjoys reading and spending time with her family and their 3 dachshunds.

Linda

Linda

Hygienist

Linda is a Registered Dental Hygienist here at Lakeside Dental. She comes to us with twenty years of clinical experience working with patients to gain the healthy smiles...

Linda


Linda is a Registered Dental Hygienist here at Lakeside Dental. She comes to us with twenty years of clinical experience working with patients to gain the healthy smiles that they desire. When Linda is not working as a dental hygienist, she is busy with her family and baking for her friends and family treats.

Tara

Tara

Dental Assistant

Tara joins our team in the role of Level 2 Dental Assistant with over 12 years of experience.

Tara


Our patients and team find her funny and cheerful approach an upbeat part of their day. When Tara is not working she is busy on new adventures and being outdoors.

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What’s New

Dental Financing

With our flexible payment plans, we can make dental care affordable for you and your family.

Fastbraces® Provider

Sajid Syed, DMD is a proud Fastbraces® provider: braces technology that is fast, safe and affordable.

Dental Implants

Replacing missing teeth is important to your general health.

Root Canal Treatment

A relatively simple procedure with little or no discomfort involving one to three visits

Take our Smile Analysis

We’ll get you the dream smile you’ve always wanted.

Dental Crown (or Cap)

 Dental Crowns can help to improve the appearance and health of your teeth, and they provide protection for future cracks or tooth decay

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