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Meet with one of our expert orthodontists for a free consultation. Find out what treatment option is right for you. No referral needed.

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get your Invisalign scan or braces same day!

Life can be busy. At docbraces, you can begin your orthodontic treatment on the same day as your initial consultation. Get started on your smile journey today!

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a confident, beautiful smile!

Our orthodontic experts and proven treatment methods create beautiful smiles, one patient at a time!

meet the doctors

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Dr. Yona Vandersluis-Solomon

Dr. Yona Vandersluis-Solomon obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from York University and her dental degree from University of Toronto. She completed a hospital residency at SickKids before returning to U of T to complete her orthodontic training and Master of Science degree, which focused on alveolar bone grafting in cleft lip and palate. Dr. Yona Vandersluis-Solomon has published several peer-reviewed scientific papers, has been selected to present her research at numerous conferences, and has received multiple clinical and research awards including the prestigious Thomas M. Graber Award of Special Merit. Dr. Yona Vandersluis-Solomon is a clinical instructor of Orthodontics at U of T, a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and is a member of the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, the Ontario Association of Orthodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists, and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity.

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Dr. Mary-Ellen Polymeris

Dr. Mary-Ellen Polymeris, HBSc, DDS, MClD (Ortho), FRCD(C), is a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics with over a decade of experience in orthodontics. Dr. Polymeris obtained both her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacology and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with Honours from the University of Toronto. In recognition of graduating among the top 5% in her class, she was inducted into the Tau Tau Chapter of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Following dental school, she completed a one-year General Practice Residency at the University of Alberta Hospital. While in Edmonton, Dr. Polymeris gained advanced training in the dental management of medically compromised patients, as well as patients with special needs and craniofacial anomalies. She also participated in the remote areas satellite dental clinic program, where she provided dental care to the rural and underserved communities of northern Alberta. She practiced general dentistry in the Greater Toronto Area before going on to complete her orthodontic specialty training and Masters of Clinical Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario, where she was awarded the Dr. Bryan Smith Graduate Award in Orthodontics. Dr. Polymeris is also fluent in French and Greek! She is passionate about crafting healthy, confident smiles through compassionate orthodontic care and a skillful blend of art, science, and technology. Outside of the office, she enjoys continued learning, staying active, cooking, travelling, and spending time with her family and friends.

meet the docbraces Yonge St Toronto team

The docbraces Yonge St Toronto team is excited to welcome you and your loved ones into the docbraces patient family! We know that a smile can change a life, and that’s why we do what we do each and every day! We can’t wait to meet you and learn about your treatment goals and needs.

we love our patients & our community!

docbraces is a proud member of the Toronto community! We work here, we live here, and we play here. The work we do each and every day is important — to our patients and us! Through our orthodontic treatment we build self-esteem in our patients one beautiful smile at a time! Check out some of our recent beautiful smiles.

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