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Dr. Aadil Shamji

4 Years
Experience

Locations

Trillium Dental Centre (Conestoga Mall)
550 King St. North, Beside Winners
Waterloo, Ontario
Mon 9:00 am - 2:00 pm  
Tue 9:00 am - 2:00 pm  
Wed 9:00 am - 2:00 pm  
Thu 9:00 am - 2:00 pm  

Biography

Dr. Aadil Shamji was born and raised in Waterloo, Ontario. He attended Western University in London, Ontario where he graduated on the Dean’s list with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree. He was then accepted to the Boston University School of Dental Medicine, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2013. After completing his dental degree, Aadil completed an optional 1-year residency program at Western University specializing in hospital based dentistry. Here, he received extensive experience in emergency treatment, caring for the medically compromised and those with special needs, as well as the use of sedation. He holds a certificate in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, is a member of the Ontario Dental Association, the Registered College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Waterloo-Wellington Dental Society as well as the Toronto Crown and Bridge Study Club to keep up to date with the newest techniques and technology. Aadil married in 2013 to his beautiful wife who he met while attending Western University in 2005. In 2017 they welcomed a baby boy into their family and they could not be happier! When he is not at the office or at home with his family, you can be sure he is either playing or watching sports! His favourites include tennis, squash, golf and hockey. Playing baseball for the City of Waterloo growing up, he earned 2 Ontario Baseball Association Championships. Aside from sports, he has strong aspirations of travelling abroad to establish more sustainable dental care in underserved communities. While Aadil enjoys practicing a broad range of procedures, he particularly loves working with children. He discovered this passion for children while rotating at a pediatric dental facility in Fort Myers, Florida during his dental education. Aadil is excited to be working at Trillium and looks forward to brightening smiles in his hometown!

Why should patients choose you as their provider instead of others in the area?

We take the time to explain all the procedures and educate the patient at each step to ensure they are comfortable with their treatment.

What are the top 3 treatments that you focus on?

Crowns and bridges INVISALIGN Wisdom teeth removal

What are you proud of in your practice?

At Trillium Dental Centre, our mission is to make a positive impact on the lives of our patients. By actively listening to the needs of each individual, we aim to improve their oral health, appearance, self-confidence and overall quality of life by offering the highest quality of dental care in a compassionate and comfortable environment.

Which cases do you enjoy treating? Why?

I love doing Wisdom teeth extractions, INVISALIGN and treating young children.

Offered Services 16 Services

Bonding Braces Bridges / Dentures Cleaning Crown / Cap Filling Gum Surgery Implants Nitrous Sedation Root Canal Sleep apnea TMJ Tooth Extraction Veneers Whitening Wisdom Teeth Removal

Bonding Braces Bridges / Dentures Cleaning Crown / Cap Filling Gum Surgery Implants Nitrous Sedation Root Canal Sleep apnea TMJ Tooth Extraction Veneers Whitening Wisdom Teeth Removal

Languages Spoken

English

Most Helpful Reviews
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  • Reviewed on March 10th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Clean office, knowledgeable and friendly, people who I trust with my dental health.
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  • Reviewed on February 22nd, 2020  •  Verified patient
    The chairs were like laying on a cloud! Very friendly environment.
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  • Reviewed on February 11th, 2020  •  Verified patient
    Good overall
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  • Reviewed on November 30th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Takes great care and very friendly atmosphere...
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  • Reviewed on November 12th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Dr. As Dil was super friendly, kind and really knowledgeable. The team was super helpful and wanted to me feel at home.
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  • Reviewed on November 9th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Didnt meet the dentist himself, just went in for cleaning. Nothing overly special that would make it a great visit but overall decent.. very comfy chairs and a TV to keep you occupied.
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  • Reviewed on November 3rd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Very, very informative. Very, very approachable. Expectations were exceeded.
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  • Reviewed on October 31st, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Although I didn't have Dr Shamji as my dentist, every staff member at this location was extremely friendly, and helpful with any questions I had. I would highly recommend going to this location.
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  • Reviewed on October 25th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Very friendly staff and great facility. Attentive and appear to really want to help patients. Was aware of my lack of insurance and did a great job making sure I got the best care and explaining the process and cost.
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  • Reviewed on October 23rd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Excellent service and great information sharing regarding my oral health! Thank you!
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  • Reviewed on October 18th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    The hygienist was extremely kind and professional. He made sure I understood everything that was happening and what I need to do to care for my teeth going forward.
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  • Reviewed on October 17th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Very friendly and gave useful dental tips
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  • Reviewed on October 16th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Overall an amazing experience. Staff were very friendly while maintaining professional.
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  • Reviewed on October 15th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Dr Shamji and his team were very professional. I didn't have to wait for more than a minute until my appointment. The checkup and teeth cleaning service were fantastic. When I did my teeth cleaning from my last dentist, I had to wait half an hour to an hour and my gums usually hurt after. That did not happen with Dr. Shamji. After Dr. Shamji inquired about my teeth cleaning habit, he recommended me to come in every 6 months. I really appreciate him for that, especially when others would just recommend you to come as often as you can. But he understood my situation perfectly.
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  • Reviewed on October 12th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    good and patient
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  • Reviewed on October 8th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Really amazing experience. Professional and down to earth. Highly recommend!
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  • Reviewed on October 5th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    I had a great experience overall! I had to bring my 4 year old to my emergency appointment and both the dentist and dental hygienist were incredibly friendly with my son. I felt comfortable and relaxed throughout.
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  • Reviewed on October 3rd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Took good care of me
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  • Reviewed on October 3rd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Shamji was great! He was very friendly, and ensured that I was comfortable throughout the entire appointment.
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  • Reviewed on October 2nd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    very friendly
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  • Reviewed on October 1st, 2019  •  Verified patient
    I didn't have Dr. Shamji but overall it was a great experience. Very thorough with everything (cleaning and check-up).
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  • Reviewed on October 1st, 2019  •  Verified patient
    The clinic is very clean and comfortable. All of the staff is very helpful. I would definitely recommend this dental clinic.
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  • Reviewed on September 18th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Very nice, caring and made sure all my issues were addressed and all questions answered... already booked my next appt :)
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  • Reviewed on September 17th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Only saw the hygienist Jack and he was nice. Did a great job. Only trouble is they couldn't figure out how to link my insurance provider because their system is new and my insurance is from BC. Will go again.
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  • Reviewed on September 16th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    I came in without seeing a dentist for a bit (I had moved to this area from NS and never got around to making it a priority). I was pretty nervous going in but the staff was very welcoming and made me feel very comfortable. I appreciated that I could see my file/X-rays on the monitor in front of me when I was sitting in the chair. 1010 would recommend.
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  • Reviewed on August 27th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Over the past two years I have had some very terrible experiences with dentist today I went To Trillium dental Centre which was recommended by open care I was extremely satisfied with the service that I received today as well as the professional yet lovely employees
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  • Reviewed on August 23rd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Staff are friendly, excellent experience as a first timer. Accommodating and accessible clinic.
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  • Reviewed on August 15th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Very welcoming and professional. Actually showed me why and how he was going to do the work he did.
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  • Reviewed on August 8th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    very nice place with lots of staff, free soda water, tv, ipad. great location, no rush
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  • Reviewed on August 1st, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Great experience! As someone who has alot of anixety going to the dentist, they made the experience very comfortable
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  • Reviewed on July 25th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    He is very nice person. Well mannered and approachable.
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  • Reviewed on July 23rd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Very efficient - very thorough and the hygienist Amy was fantastic. Made the experience much more enjoyable and comfortable
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  • Reviewed on July 20th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Very clean and professional environment.
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  • Reviewed on July 16th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    The Hygienist is super. She was very careful with cleaning and gentle, since this was my first time there and i had fear of going there to begin with. The Dentist is very friendly and talks openly about your teeth. He did not try to pressure me with what has to be done but told me how to maintain and gave me a tip on how to improve my routine at home... overall i am very satisfied with my experience there and will continue to see them routinely😁
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  • Reviewed on July 12th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Aadil and his team are great! There is also an option if you are not a phone person to book appointments via text. I recommend visiting Aadil for his calm demeanor, and professionalism. This dentist office is also open weekends so it makes it very flexible for my schedule.
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  • Reviewed on June 26th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Wonderful experience and staff
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  • Reviewed on June 10th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    The dental hygienist (Jen) did an excellent job, was very detailed and was very aware of anything that may be uncomfortable. They have TVs on the ceiling to keep you entertained as well as a TV on the wall so you see the same screen that the staff are reviewing / editing during the appointment. Overall, I'm happy with the services. They are located in Conestoga mall if you can tie your visit to some errands you have to do at the mall it makes the location that much more convenient.
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  • Reviewed on May 29th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    My experience though OpenCare was great! The support team and dental office was very responsive. My appointment for Dr. Aadil Shamji was one of the best dental visits I have had. The staff was very friendly. The dental office was extremely clean and organized - good location in Conestoga Mall.
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  • Reviewed on May 27th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Friendly, knowledgable, easy going.
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  • Reviewed on May 25th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Great experience! The hygienist was lovely and conversational. Dr. Shamji was also very pleasant. I learned a lot about the overall health of my gums and teeth through them! :)
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  • Reviewed on May 25th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Listened very well.
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  • Reviewed on May 10th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Very welcoming and friendly
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  • Reviewed on April 3rd, 2019  •  Verified patient
    The front desk was welcoming. The dental hygienist was thorough and didn’t rush cleaning my teeth. Dr Shamji showed me the x-rays and told me what next he wanted to do.
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  • Reviewed on March 19th, 2019  •  Verified patient
    Wonderful experience with an emergency procedure. Very helpful and professional. Thank you!
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  • Reviewed on October 15th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Very friendly, caring and considerate of my anxiety at the dentist. Listened patiently to my concerns, and often asked if I had questions. Everything was done quickly and professionally.
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  • Reviewed on October 1st, 2018  •  Verified patient
    He was very friendly. He talked through my x Ray results with me so I understood what I was looking at. Very accommodating!
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  • Reviewed on August 23rd, 2018  •  Verified patient
    So patient and actually explained everything thoroughly multiple times so that I understood exactly what was going on and how much everything cost. Highly recommend!
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  • Wonderful
    Reviewed on May 9th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Everyone was very nice coming in. It was a nice place to go and I felt more comfortable then I thought I would.
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  • Everyone from reception, hygienist, and dentist were helpful kind and professional.
    Reviewed on May 7th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    My hygienist went above and beyond to explain everything that was happening and made me very comfortable and at ease. Dr. Aadil was wonderful and informative. I'm actually looking forward to going back.
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  • Thoughtful, caring & genuine
    Reviewed on March 12th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Shamji took his time, kept me informed & comfortable during my treatment. I have extreme anxiety since a child & he listened & took the time to ensure I was comfortable & relaxed. I am extremely happy with not just him but the entire staff who was equally concientious.
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  • Very good
    Reviewed on March 12th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Met with his team, they were pretty informative and relatively affordable even though I don't have a health plan currently. They were very efficient but empathetic to pain. Their office was clean and quiet and reception was very nice.
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  • Accommodating
    Reviewed on February 11th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Attempted to help my daughter to be more calm. Very understanding.
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