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Meet Orthodontists Dr. Larry Parker and Dr. Raffi Aynaciyan

Dr. Larry Parker

Meet Dr. Larry Parker


  • Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS), University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Doctor of Dental Science (DDS), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Toronto, and a Masters of Science, University of Toronto


  • The Henry St. John Randall Award for best all-round student, University of the Witwatersrand
  • The medal in Orthodontics for the top student in Orthodontics, University of the Witwatersrand
  • The first international scholarship awarded at the Wits Dental School for a period of study abroad (at the University of Pennsylvania)
  • An award of special merit from the American Association of Orthodontists for Masters thesis research relating mode of breathing to cranio-facial growth


  • The Ontario and Canadian Associations of Orthodontists
  • The American Association of Orthodontists
  • The European Association of Orthodontists

Community Involvement

  • Past president of the Toronto Orthodontic Study Club
  • Elected member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario; chaired the Committee for Dental Registration for the Province of Ontario for six years
  • A member of the Canadian Board of the Weizmann Institute, dedicated to promoting science for the benefit of humanity
  • Charitable support of the Richmond Hill Food Bank since the inception of our office
Dr. Raffi Aynaciyan

Meet Dr. Raffi Aynaciyan


  • Microbiology and Biochemistry, University of Toronto
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.), University of Toronto
  • Masters of Clinical Dentistry (M.Cl.D.), specialty degree in Orthodontics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario


  • Fellowship in Royal College of Dentists of Canada (F.R.C.D.(c)) for maintaining high standards in the specialty of Orthodontics
  • Orthodontic teaching positions held currently and in the past at both the University of Western Ontario and the University of Toronto


  • Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
  • Ontario Association of Orthodontists
  • Orthodontic Alumni Association, University of Western Ontario

Community Involvement

  • Ongoing involvement in projects aimed at establishing and maintaining dental clinics in underserviced and impoverished regions in the developing world
  • Support of local charitable organizations and youth sport teams throughout the year

Get a Healthier Smile

Call our Richmond Hill orthodontic clinic to book an appointment with Dr. Parker or Dr. Raffi.

Hillcrest Orthodontics

9350 Yonge St., Suite 216

Richmond Hill, ON L4C 5G2






[email protected]


Dr. Parker Hours

Monday -  8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday to Thursday - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday to Sunday: Closed


Dr. Raffi Hours

Monday -  8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday to Thursday - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday to Sunday: Closed

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