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Our dentists in Thornhill look forward to helping you maintain a happy, healthy smile.

Dentistry on Green Lane is located at Bayview Avenue and Green Lane in the Bay Green Plaza, across from the Thornhill Square Shopping Centre.

Our dentists, Dr. Larry Podolsky and Dr. Howard Rosen offer their patients a wide range of dental services, including preventive hygiene and oral cancer screenings, digital impressions and Invisalign. We also offer cosmetic services such as teeth whitening and CEREC same-day restorations. CEREC technology allows us to place dental crowns, bridges, and veeners in just one appointment.

At Dentistry on Green Lane, the goal of our team is to keep your natural teeth in excellent condition, function and appearance throughout your lifetime.

We are now welcoming new patients! We invite you to contact our team to book your consultation.

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Meet Our Thornhill Dentists

Aiming for a healthier smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

Our Dentists
  • Dr. Howard Rosen

    General Dentist

    Dr. Howard Rosen has been practicing dentistry for over 40 years now.

    He received his Bachelor of Science and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto.

    Howard is a lifelong learner. He has an interest in cosmetic dental services and loves to see the great smile on his patients.

    In his spare time, Howard loves to ski and cycle and is involved in fundraising for several organizations.

  • Dr. Jacklyn Altman


    Dr. Jacklyn Altman received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from The University of Toronto and her Masters of Science in Periodontology from Columbia University in New York, where she received the Melvin Morris Award of Excellence. She is currently a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

    In addition to private practice, Dr. Altman is a Clinical Instructor at The University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. She is a member of The Ontario Dental Association, Ontario Society of Periodontists, American Academy of Periodontology, North York Centre Dental Study Club and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity.

  • Dr. Jonathan Rosen

    General Dentist

    Dr. Rosen graduated from dental school at Nova Southeastern University in Florida in 2011. He completed a general practice residency at Jamaica Hospital in Queens, New York in 2012.

    His residency focused on emergency hospital dentistry, on-call training and comprehensive dentistry focused on all age groups.

    Jonathan is also an active member of the Alpha Omega Fraternity. He sat as the academic chair in 2010 and 2011. He enjoys playing golf and skiing in his spare time and is an avid sports fan.

    Dr. Rosen volunteers in the "give kids a smile program" a program that reaches out to children of low-income families and provides dental care.

    Dr. J. Rosen he looks forward to meeting you!

  • Dr. Larry Podolsky

    General Dentist

    Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Dr. Larry Podolsky attended Witwatersand University in Johannesburg, where he graduated from Dental School in 1981.

    He practiced dentistry in Johannesburg until emigrating to Canada in 1988. After associating in Scarborough, Dr. Podolsky opened his own dental office in Thornhill in 1991.

    Larry is married to his wife Lorraine for 28 years and has 3 children; Dean, Gina and Chad. He is a golf fanatic and loves to travel. He loves his work and the relationships he has with each and every patient.

  • Dr. Phil Anderson

    General Dentist

    Dr. Phil believes in keeping things simple and being clear. A huge proponent of education and communication – he takes the time to explain treatment plans in a way that patients can understand, so that you feel comfortable and informed about next steps. All of which puts patients at ease. It works.

    When Dr. Phil isn’t making healthy smiles, he’s out bodybuilding, weight-lifting, playing volleyball or running. He also manages to work out his ‘right brain’ by dabbling in painting and drawing.

    Dr. Anderson graduated from the Schulich school of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario. And while he won’t admit it, he was the top student in his class all 4 years. He is passionate about reconstructive and cosmetic dental work.

  • Dr. Vlad Gaydukov

    General Dentist

    Dr. Vlad Gaydukov graduated in 1994, obtaining his DDS degree from the faculty of dentistry at the State Medical Academy in Stavropol, Russia. After working for some time in the Krasnodar region; he completed a program at the Moscow University. This program provided him with advanced training in the specialty of dentistry including oral surgery. After more than 1 decade of working in Russia, Dr. Gaydukov moved to Canada, working first to obtain his certificate of general dentistry. Dr. Gaydukov loves sport . He and his wife are raising their two boys. They all enjoy travelling, hiking, small scale farming, and numerous other outdoor activities.

  • Dr. Gautam Matta


    Dr. Matta attended McMaster University for his undergraduate studies where he majored in Life Sciences and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. During this time, he decided to pursue a career in dentistry.

    Dr. Matta attended New York University College of Dentistry where he received a Doctor of Dental Surgery and completed a specialization in the Honors in Orthodontics program to gain more experience. He also served as the President of the NYU Orthodontic Society. Dr. Matta has also participated in mission trips to Kenya and Ecuador to provide dental care for underprivileged communities.

    After NYU, Dr. Matta completed his specialty training at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. He earned a certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, while also earning a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology for his research on mini-implant temporary anchorage device stability.

    In private practice, he enjoys the challenge of treating complicated orthodontic cases requiring adjunct orthognathic surgery, like those with cleft palate, or dentofacial abnormalities.

    From The Hammer to the Big Apple, and back to Hogtown, Dr. Matta is grateful to return home. When he's not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, girlfriend, and friends, rooting for the Maple Leafs, Raptors, and Blue Jays, and catching movies at the theatre. In 2014, he achieved a major bucket list goal by running the New York City Marathon. As if that wasn't challenging enough, he completed the New York City Triathlon in 2016, which involved swimming, biking, and running!

Frequently Asked Questions

Aiming for a straighter, whiter smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

  • Are you open on weekends?

    We recognize that many of our patients have busy weekdays, so at Dentistry on Green Lane we offer weekend appointments to accommodate your schedule, so you and your family can receive dental care when it suits you best. Our weekend hours vary, so we recommend checking our website or calling our office to confirm availability and schedule an appointment.

  • Do you accept emergency patients?

    We understand that dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly. Our team will attempt to accommodate you as soon as we can.

  • How do I prepare for my first appointment?

    For your first appointment, here’s how you and your family can prepare:

    • Have your identification and insurance cards ready.
    • If applicable, fill out any digital intake forms you may have received.
    • Bring a list of any medications you are taking.
    • If possible, bring copies of previous dental records and X-rays.
    • Plan to arrive about 10-15 minutes early to complete any last-minute paperwork.
    • Note any questions or concerns about your oral health to discuss with the dentist.
    Following these steps can help ensure a smooth and efficient first visit, allowing you to focus on discussing your dental health with your new dentist.

  • What languages do your staff speak?

    The dentists and team at Dentistry on Green Lane in Markham speak English, Armenian, Arabic, Chinese, Persian, German, Mandarin, Persian, Russian and Azerbaijani to serve our diverse community better. Our team strives to provide clear communication and comfortable dental experiences for all our patients. If you need help in a specific language, let us know! We'll check if we have someone at the clinic who can speak with you in your language.

  • Do you accept the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP)?

    Yes, Dentistry on Green Lane in Markham accepts Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) coverage. For more details, please contact our office.

  • Do you offer financing options?

    Understanding that dental care is a key part of overall health, for certain treatments financing options may be available. Our team at Dentistry on Green Lane is happy to discuss your options and help you plan your treatment. We aim to make dental care manageable and affordable for everyone in our community.

  • Are you accepting new patients?

    Absolutely! We are always happy to welcome new patients into our dental family. Whether you’re seeking routine care, have a specific dental issue, or are interested in cosmetic procedures, we’re here to provide personalized dental care. Please contact our clinic to schedule your first appointment. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your best smile!

  • Do you provide dental services for children?

    At Dentistry on Green Lane in Markham, we’re proud to offer comprehensive dental care for children. Our team is experienced in working with young patients and is committed to making their dental visits as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. We provide various dental services to support your child's oral health journey.

  • What services do you offer?

    At Dentistry on Green Lane, our team is committed to providing personalized dental care for the entire family. We offer a broad range of services to maintain and improve oral health, including children's dentistry, teeth whitening, veneers, emergency dentistry, dental implants, and more. We strive to create a comfortable, welcoming environment where your comfort and dental wellness are our top priority.

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