Meet The Dentists
Dr. Tudor Codreanu
Meet the dentist at Coventry Dental Care, Dr. Tudor Codreanu, a family and emergency dentist.
Dr. Tudor Codreanu (BN, DDS, GPR, IV Cert) grew up in Toronto. After finishing high school, he decided to join the Canadian Forces and served as a reservist for two years. It is there that he discovered his passion for helping others. For him, a career in healthcare was the next logical step. He then went on to graduate first in his class with a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of New Brunswick (Toronto Campus). Dr Codreanu wanted to pursue further education so he attended the University of Western Ontario where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Dr. Codreanu has a drive to learn so he continued his education by spending one year at Rochester General Hospital (New York) where he completed a general practice residency and earned his certification to perform IV sedation, as well as many other advanced dental procedures. He is a member in good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Ontario and Canadian Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Stratford District Dental Society. He is passionate about furthering his dental education and devotes many hours to mastering the art of dentistry.
Dr. Codreanu brings professionalism and gentle, compassionate care to each patient he treats. His priority is to provide patients with a comprehensive understanding of their oral health, along with the treatments recommended and to give preventative advice.
In his free time, Dr. Codreanu enjoys traveling, scuba diving and is an avid practitioner of Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu at the Stratford BJJ Club. He also likes spending time with his wife and young daughter, as well as his boxer dog, Ophelia. Dr Codreanu is fluent in Romanian as well as English. He enjoys all this beautiful community has to offer and is happy to call Stratford his home.
Dr. Emilia Kolanska
Meet the other dentist at Coventry Dental Care, Dr. Emilia Kolanska, a family and emergency dentist.
Dr. Emilia Kolanska grew up in Windsor, Ontario. She graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Science degree achieving standing on the honour roll, as well as receiving the Governor General Award for Academic Excellence. Dr Kolanska always knew she would enjoy furthering her education. She chose dentistry as a profession because she loves meeting and helping people, along with the mix of art and science that is required in dental practice. She attended the University of Western Ontario, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Kolanska also received many awards during her dental education, including the ODA Committee Service Award and the Dr. Moore Award in Occlusal Therapy. It was while studying at the University of Western Ontario that Dr Kolanska met her husband and partner in dentistry, Dr Tudor Codreanu. Together they achieved their goal of opening a family friendly dental practice in the beautiful town of Stratford, Ontario.
Dr. Kolanska is involved with the larger dental community as a member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and is a member in good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.
Dr. Kolanska resides in Stratford and loves all that the town has to offer, including the fantastic theatre festival and beautiful walks down by the river. She loves spending time outdoors with her husband, her young daughter and boxer dog. In her free time, Dr Kolanska enjoys travelling, reading, baking and visiting local farmers’ markets. She is fluent in Polish as well as English, and enjoys meeting new patients in either language. Dr Kolanska prides herself on being gentle and caring, and especially enjoys seeing children. She strives to provide patients of all ages with a high standard of care in all aspects of general dentistry.
Dr. Michael Chow
Meet the Dental Anesthesiologist at Coventry Dental Care, Dr. Michael Chow.
Dr. Michael Chow works together with Dr Codreanu and Dr Kolanska to safely provide dental care while you are asleep. He helps us treat patients that require sleep dentistry including very young children, as well as nervous patients. In most cases we are able to finish your dental treatment in one visit!
Dr Chow is one of the few dentists in Ontario who is a board certified dental anesthesiologist. Dr. Chow graduated from the University of Toronto with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and was awarded the Tim Lykos Memorial Scholarship. After practicing for a number of years, he then enrolled in the specialty Masters Dental Anesthesia program at the University of Toronto. This program involved comprehensive rotations at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto East General Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, as well as Sunnybrook Hospital.
In addition to providing anesthesia care at our office, Dr. Chow has always been involved in clinical education at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. He currently teaches dental anesthesia to both the undergraduate class as well as anesthesia residents in the graduate program. His favourite food is sushi and his favourite movie is Star Wars!