Dr. Brett Saltzman
B.A., D.D.S., M.Sc. (Ped. Dent.), F.R.C.D.(C).
Born in Toronto in 1974, Dr. Brett has dedicated his life to working with children of all ages and those with special needs. His passion for working with kids developed during his 16 summers of overnight camp in Haliburton, Ontario and continued right through to his graduate and post-graduate training at the University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children.
In addition to owning and operating Forest Hill Children’s Dentistry, Dr. Brett is also an Associate in Dentistry at the University of Toronto. In his previous role as an Assistant Professor from 2006 – 2011 he lectured and provided clinical training to undergraduate and post-graduate dental students alike. He also acted as the Pediatric Dentistry clinical coordinator for the joint Pediatric Dentistry and Dental Anaesthesia Surgicentre, a university-based facility that provides much needed dental care under general anaesthesia to children of all ages and backgrounds. Lastly, Dr. Brett also holds a position of Associate Staff at Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Dentistry where he provides clinical instruction in the dental treatment of special needs adults.
Dr. Molly Friedman
BSc., DMD., MSc (Ped. Dent), FRCD (C)
Dr. Molly was raised in Toronto- she was actually a patient of Forest Hill Children’s Dentistry. She studied Physiology at McGill University and began her dental education at the University of Pennsylvania in 2007 and graduated in 2011. From 2011-2012 she completed a dental residency at SickKids hospital in Toronto, which sparked her interest in working with children. She completed her Masters in pediatric dentistry at the University of Toronto in 2015. Dr. Molly enjoys being involved in the dental community and teaches as a clinical instructor at U of T; she is also a member of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), the Ontario Society of Pediatric Dentistry (OSPD), the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentists (CAPD) and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists (AAPD).
Outside of the office, Dr. Molly loves spending time with friends and family, particularly when a meal is involved. She is passionate about food and diet and studied cuisine at the Cordon Bleu in Paris. Dr. Molly loves getting outside be it skiing, running or hiking with her dog, Maude.
In joining Forest Hill Children’s dentistry Dr. Molly has realized her dream of working with a team to create a positive dental experience for children and their families.