Our Team

The most valuable asset at Stratford Dental is our team!  Making you feel comfortable is of utmost importance.  Each of our Hygienists, Dental Assistants and Administrative Assistants are highly trained professionals who strive to provide the best dental care available.  Integrity and quality are traits each team member possesses.  As a cohesive unit our goal is to make each visit a positive experience. 

Dr. Mark Straus, Hons. B.Sc., D.D.S.

Dr. Mark Straus attended the University of Toronto, graduating in 200Dr. Mark Straus, Hons. B.Sc., D.D.S.2 with an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Biology and in 2006 from the Faculty of Dentistry. Born and raised in Stratford it was a dream come true to be able to return home as a dentist, purchasing Stratford Dental in October 2008.

As a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Dental Association, Dr. Straus is consistently upgrading his skills at continuing education courses offered throughout North America.  Dentistry is an ever-evolving field and Dr. Straus feels it is important to learn the most current and predictable treatments.

Aside from his patients, Dr. Straus’ passion is golf.  Many spring and summer weekends he can be found on the golf course.  To fill his free time in winter, he has recently taken up curling.

Dr. Straus believes it is important to give back to the community of Stratford and Perth County. He has dedicated his time by serving as past-Treasurer and past-President -Stratford and District Dental Society;  and past-Dental Sector Representative for the United Way.  Other organizations and events Dr. Straus supports include:  Stratford General Hospital Foundation, Stratford Fall Fair - Homecraft and School Fair Divisions, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Stratford and District, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Gallery Stratford, Tim Horton Children’s Foundation, Stratford Municipal Junior Golf Program, and YMCA of Stratford-Perth.