Brighton Dental Centre is a family-run dental office with husband and wife Dr. Saxena and Dr. Mangal being our main dentists and owners of the office. Our office puts dental care for your family at the centre of our practice philosophy and we strive to provide kind and compassionate care to the residents of Brighton and surrounding areas.
Meet Your New Dental Team
Dr. Shikhar Saxena, BDS, DDS
Dr. Shikhar Saxena graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree from the prestigious Manipal University in India in 2012. Soon after graduation, he worked at various dental practices to get more hands-on experience and enhance his skills. He moved to Canada in 2013 and applied for the qualifying programs offered by Canadian universities for foreign-trained dentists.
He secured admission into the dentistry program at Western University in London, Ontario in his very first attempt. He graduated from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2016 with distinction, since then Dr. Saxena has been working in Trenton and nearby areas as an associate at various dental offices in the community and decided to take the next big step in his career by founding the Brighton Dental Centre.
Dr. Saxena is always looking to enhance his knowledge in dentistry by enrolling in various continuing education programs from time to time.
In his leisure time, Dr. Saxena enjoys online gaming, cooking and watching TV shows with his wife.
Dr. Akanksha Mangal, BDS, MDS
Dr. Mangal graduated from Manipal University in India in 2013 and due to her keen interest in orthodontics she underwent an additional 3 years of training in orthodontics at Pacific University in Udaipur India.
Dr. Mangal moved to Canada in 2018 and cleared very competitive Canadian dental board exams in her first attempt. Dr. Mangal has been practicing on a general dentistry license in Trenton and other nearby communities since early 2020.
Dr. Mangal is also very good at patiently communicating with children who may feel anxious at their dental appointments. Dr. Mangal is a strong believer in life long learning and is constantly involved in various dental courses to enhance and enrich her knowledge in dentistry.
In her leisure time, Dr. Mangal likes to cook, work out and hike.