Dr. Luis Piedade
Orthodontist & Founder of Ritebite Orthodontics
Dr. Luis received his neuroscience and biology degrees and then earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto. After practicing dentistry as a resident at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Dr. Luis obtained his master’s degree and specialty training in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from the University of Manitoba.
Dr. Luis is a member of the Align Speakers Bureau and the Align Educators Committee. He’s also an Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba, where he oversees the Invisalign curriculum. In 2014 Dr. Luis was awarded “Best Invisalign Open Bite Case" in North America.
When away from the office, Dr. Luis spends his free time outdoors, sharing his passion for nature and its pursuits with his wife, Nancy and his two young children, Emma and Liam. His other interests also include cycling, soccer, hockey, golfing, martial arts and snowboarding.
Dr. Waseem Kassas
Dr. Waseem Kassas is a Canadian certified specialist in orthodontics and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. After earning his Doctorate in Dental Surgery, Dr. Kassas received his specialty certification combined with a Master degree in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from Buffalo University.
After graduation Dr Kassas was appointed as a Clinical Instructor in the orthodontic department at Buffalo University, and later he became a Fellow of Royal College of Dentists in Canada.
Outside of the office, Dr Kassas enjoys outdoor activities and travelling with his wife (who's also a dentist) and his two lovely children.
Dr. Kathryn Coups Smith