Meet the Heartland Health Team

Providing care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values, and ensuring that patient values guide all clinical decisions. At Heartland Health patient-centered care is one of the overreaching goals of health advocacy, in addition to greater patient involvement in healthcare delivery and design.

Dr. Imran Khan, DDS


Dr. Khan graduated from Boston University with the dream of providing his patients with a modern and streamlined approach to dentistry. Now with four established practices, and his charity Joshua's Tree, Dr. Khan's focus has turned to management and giving back.

Dr. Tom Laurenza, DDS


Dr. Tom Laurenza obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. He also completed an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from McMaster University. During his time at the University of Toronto, Dr. Laurenza was able to excel scholastically and clinically, while participating on several intramural sports teams and volunteering for various charitable organizations.

Dr. Laurenza is excited to be a part of the team at Heartland Health. As a graduate of St. Gregory Elementary School and Rick Hansen Secondary School and as a member of various sports leagues in Mississauga, Dr. Laurenza feels privileged to be a able to maintain and improve the oral health of the community that he grew up in.

Dr. Laurenza is very passionate about his treatment and enjoys all aspects of dentistry. He is a strong believer in preventive dentistry and values the importance that it has in maintaining oral health and general health. Dr. Laurenza also spends a great deal of time focusing on patient education so that his patients feel comfortable with his treatment plans. His commitment to patient education also allows his patients to understand what causes oral disease and the steps that are needed to prevent it.
Dr. Laurenza has a friendly personality and understands that every patient is unique. This is why every treatment plan he creates is individualized to each patient.

He is in good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and is a member of the Canadian, Ontario, and Halton-Peel Dental Associations. When Dr. Laurenza is not working, he enjoys reading, playing sports, such as hockey and golf, and spending time with his wife and son, and his family and friends

Dr. Javaria Taufiq


Dr. Javaria Taufiq is a dedicated and compassionate dental professional with over 15 years of combined academic and clinical experience. Her commitment to patient care and satisfaction is evident through her excellent communication and interpersonal skills, which contribute to a
welcoming and comfortable environment for every patient she treats.
Dr. Taufiq earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the esteemed de' Montmorency
College of Dentistry in Pakistan. She further augmented her clinical proficiency through an
immersive one-year General Practice Residency at Punjab Dental Hospital in Lahore, Pakistan.
This was followed by an intensive four-year specialty residency in Operative Dentistry and
Endodontics from the respected College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan. Her education
didn't stop there; she elevated her academic credentials by graduating with honors in Doctor of
Dental Surgery (DDS) from the globally recognized University of Toronto, Canada.
Beyond her special interest in Endodontics, Dr. Taufiq is well-versed in a full spectrum of
general dentistry services including simple and complex extractions, crowns, bridges, and
dentures. Her diverse experience and education empower her to offer a comprehensive array of
treatment modalities, tailored to the individual needs and comfort preferences of each patient.
Furthermore, her linguistic capabilities in English, Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi amplify her
effectiveness in patient communication, catering to a multicultural clientele. In her leisure time,
Dr. Taufiq enriches her life through a love for music, global travel, culinary exploration, and
cherished moments with friends and family.


Dental Assistant



Nerissa has been in dentistry for over 20 years. She loves to build long lasting relationships with her patients and strives to provide them with the best care possible. She also loves to travel and spend quality time with her two beautiful daughters.



Punam graduated from Georgian college in 2012 with a diploma in Dental Hygiene and Pre Health Science. Her goal is to create a long lasting friendly relationship with all of her patients, along with providing the highest quality of dental hygiene care. In her spare time she enjoys all sorts of outdoor activities and swimming. In addition, she also loves hands-on arts and crafts, keeping up with the latest movies and travelling as much as she can.





Dr. Ravneet Rayat

Family Physician

Dr. Rayat attends to his patient's needs by providing a holistic approach to health care. This focus on patient centred medicine has helped him recognize and understand the important needs of his patients. In addition to family medicine he has an interest in chronic disease management, mental health, geriatrics, sports medicine, and cosmetic medicine. When not in clinic, Dr. Rayat enjoys staying physically active and participating in sports and weight training. He has been an avid traveller and enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is available 5 days a week for walk-in and family practice appointments.

Shanti, RN

Managing Director

Shanti has been a valued member of the Premiere Health Group family since its inception, and so is a familiar face around the office! Shanti brings 24 years of experience as an operating room nurse at SickKids Hospital, which shows her commitment to patient care. She ensures the smooth management of the office and makes sure patients and their families have a positive experience at every visit! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and 4 children, and her husband of 28 years.


Office Manager

Trish has been in the dental field for 12 years, but was previously in the HR field for 11 years! Her experience in HR has allowed her to excel in her role as Office Manager - if you have a problem, Trish can solve it! In her free time, Trish loves to read and keep up to date on the latest movies with her husband of 22 years - and her 3 children! Her tight knit family translates to her approach towards patients and staff, which is an integral part of why patients feel so special when they walk through our doors!


Dental Patient Coordinator

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us today. We look forward to providing you with the personal care you deserve.

775 Britannia Rd West, Unit 12
Mississauga, Ontario
L5V 2Y1
(905) 919-2200
Mon: 10 am - 8 pm
Tue: 12 pm - 8 pm
Wed: 9 am - 8 pm
Thu: 12 pm - 8 pm
Fri: 7 am - 3 pm
Sat: 8 am - 4 pm

Mon: 12 pm - 7 pm
Tue: 12 pm - 7 pm
Thu: 12 pm - 7 pm
Fri: 10 am - 4 pm


Tue: 3 pm - 8 pm
Thurs: 10 am - 5 pm