Our Team

Dr. Frances Telch

Dr. Frances E. Telch, B.D.S., D.D.S., Diploma Pedodontics

Dr. Telch graduated from Guys Hospital at the University of London, England in 1974. She continued with specialty training in pediatric dentistry, completing her studies in 1979 at the University of Toronto

Dr. Telch has initiated and promoted several programs and workshops within the Ontario Dental Association and Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also affiliated with the American Pediatric Society as a representative of the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Telch has been a member of the Communications and Education Committee of the Ontario Dental Association. She also has served as Chairperson of the Liaison Committee with the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Canadian Academy of Pediatricians. For more than twenty years Dr. Telch was an associate faculty member of the Pediatric Dental Department at the University of Toronto.

She has written articles that have appeared in several dental publications. In collaboration with her husband Dr. Joseph Telch, who is a Pediatrician, she has contributed to pediatric medical publications as well.

When away from the office Dr. Telch’s favorite pastime is spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Gary Charendoff

Dr. Gary Charendoff takes care of our adult patients. He has been a general practitioner since graduating with honours and three scholarship awards from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry in 1992. He has also completed a general practitioner residency program at Mount Sinai Hospital focusing on comprehensive care for medically compromised patients. Dr. Charendoff has a keen interest in Continuing Education especially in the area of restorative dentistry. To this end, he participates in a study club that attracts lecturers from all over North America so that he can keep his knowledge base as current as possible.

Dr. Charendoff enjoys skiing with his wife and two sons and is actively involved in minor hockey as a coach.

Dr. David Michelberger

Dr. David Michelberger, D.D.S., M.Sc. (orthodontics), F.R.C.D.(C),

Dr. Michelberger acquired his dental degree, with honours, from the University of Western Ontario in 1995. He also received several awards upon graduation. After completing a residency program at London’s University Hospital, Dr. Michelberger attained a Masters of Science and his specialty certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Alberta in 1999. Dr. Michelberger was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in 2003.

Dr. Michelberger provides a complete range of orthodontic treatment to patients of all age. This includes timely and preventative intervention in young children, braces in adolescents, and comprehensive bite rehabilitation for adults. He also participates in several continuing education associations to ensure that his patients benefit from technological advances in orthodontics. Dr. Michelberger also teaches at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry.

When not in the office, Dr. Michelberger can be found coaching his childrens’ hockey and soccer teams, and he enjoys traveling and spending “family time” with his wife and three children.

Our Commitment

At the Village Dentistry, we will always provide you with quality dental care. Our team of skilled professionals are committed to listening to your needs and delivering exceptional service to you with care and compassion.

Our team of hygienists will assist you in achieving and maintaining healthy gums.


  • Marcie Riddiford
  • Pamela Gualazzi
  • Sheila Rudolph
  • Jannette Asling
  • Naomi Hamilton
  • Mary Galvez
  • Gail Shapiro
  • Inna Tolchinsky
  • Lisa Petrinec
  • Elena Liprovosky
  • Aviva Spiro

The dental assistants and administrative staff are available for support and assistance in all other matters of care and business, respectively.

Dental Assistants

  • Elena Nosovizki
  • Ella Odon
  • Bith Elias

Office Administrators

  • Sherice Eisenbaum
  • Fiona Mc Kenna

Office Manager

  • Janet Morgan

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