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Doctor at Urban Dental Centre

2901 Eglinton Ave W
Mississauga, ON, L5M 6J3


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Dr. Anand Rao

General and Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Anand V. Rao is a US-trained dentist is proud to join Urban Dental Centre bringing 20 years of experience and caring to the team. He was practicing in his hometown of Philadelphia since 2001 before moving to Toronto with his family.

He holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and is a 1997 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Rao completed a two-year residency at Health Science Center in Brooklyn (part of the State University of New York).  Since beginning private practice, Dr. Rao has been committed to comprehensive restorative dentistry and oral health. He attends extensive continuing education courses, with a primary focus on cosmetic and implant dentistry. He completed a six-month residency in implant surgery, prosthetics, and the sciences behind implant dentistry and completed a week-long surgical clinic in implant placement in 2017.  He was thrice awarded “Best Dentist in Philadelphia” by Philadelphia Magazine and once by the Philadelphia Weekly. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and will receive his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 2018.

Dr. Rao was active in the professional dental community in Pennsylvania and has won several awards for service to his profession. He served a four-year term on the Board of the Pennsylvania Dental Association as First District Trustee and as a delegate to the American Dental Association. He was active on the Philadelphia County Dental Society’s Board of Directors since 2009. Dr. Rao was the donations lead in the MOM-n-PA project, a two-day charitable project based in Pennsylvania that provides free dental care to thousands of underserved people. Dr. Rao holds numerous professional memberships including the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, Philadelphia County Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Ontario Dental Association and the Canadian Dental Association.

In the little spare time he has, Dr. Rao enjoys spending time with his wife Beatrice and sons Kiran and Rohan, running, golf, tennis, world travel, music, wine tasting and the culinary arts.