Jarvis Family Dental Team

We strive to make our clients feel welcome in our relaxing and inviting atmosphere and we pride ourselves on our efficient and professional manner. Our dental team understands how anxious some clients may feel about visiting the dentist. They are dedicated and experienced in making your dental experience as pleasant and relaxing as possible.

Meet Our Dentists

Dr. Farah Rassam


Dr. Farah Rassam earned her DDS in 1993 and joined the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and Ontario Dental Association in 1999. Actively involved with the Hamilton Academy of Dentistry and Digital Smile Design DSD, she prioritizes patient satisfaction. With over 20 years of practice in Hamilton and Haldimand Norfolk, she’s dedicated to enhancing smiles and boosting confidence. Dr. Rassam is known for her warmth and outgoing personality. Committed to continuous learning, she attends frequent CECs. Beyond dentistry, she founded the MTDMF Charity Organization, bringing smiles to the underprivileged in memory of her daughter. Outside work, she cherishes time with her family.

Dr. Basma Rassam


Graduated from Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto in 2004. She is a licensed dentist through the Royal College of Dental Surgeon of Ontario and an active member of the Ontario Dental Association and the Hamilton General Academy.

Asides from her passion for dentistry, Dr. Rassam is well known for her patient care and gentle side manner. Dr. Rassam is committed to creating a comfortable experience for all her patients and aspires to build a trusting relationship with family members of all ages. She especially enjoys treating children.

Continuing education is important to Dr. Rassam so she can provide comprehensive dental care for her patients. Her additional training includes: Oral Conscious Sedation and Invisalign (Invisible Braces).

In her spare time Dr. Basma Rassam enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids. She enjoys listening to music and walking.

Dr. Rachel Badria


Dr. Rachel Badria obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Al-Yarmouk University, Iraq and is a member of the Iraqi Dental Association where she worked prior to moving to Canada. Moving she conquered all equivalent and board exams assigned by the National Dental Examining Board of Canada, becoming a member with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario Dental Association. Her passion in dentistry began while in high school and progressed as she worked as a dental assistant prior to acceptance to dental school.

Dr. Badria has been working in our office since 2017, she is honest, warm, friendly and outgoing. Patient satisfaction is her number one goal. She is committed to her passion and benefiting patients. Rachel stays current with advances in dentistry through continuing education courses, optimizing patient care.

In her spare time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends, international travels. hiking and listening to music.

Peter Zimmerman


Has worked in the dental industry for over 15 years, after graduating from the denturist program at George Brown College in Toronto. Over the years, he has worked alongside dentists, oral surgeons, hygienists, orthodontists and dental technicians, and has gained valuable experience that serves him well in his practise.

Throughout treatment, Peter’s relaxed and approachable personality helps patients to feel comfortable and at ease. On a case by case basis, it is his intent to find the most practical treatment option to suit the needs of each person’s unique situation. Patients can expect to be very involved in the process of creating their new smile, as Peter believes that combining his knowledge and expertise with an individual’s input and preferences will provide the best results.

Our Dental Team


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