Meet the Doctor
Dr. Yelitza Ararat obtained her degree as Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from the University Central of Venezuela, Caracas in 1998, then pursued postgraduate education in Prosthodontics in 1999-2002 at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. After completion of her specialty she worked as a faculty member of the prosthodontic department for three years while persuing her second dental degree, Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (D.M.D.), in 2005 at the same university.Dr. Ararat has taught postgraduate university courses for prosthodontic residents and dental students at NSU including implant dentistry, fixed and removable dentures, aesthetics and laboratory work.
She moved to Ottawa in 2005 with her family and completed a fellowship in prosthodontics with the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. She has been practicing in Ottawa since 2006. She worked as an associate prosthodontist at Prosthodontics on Chamberlain before opening her own practice, Clyde Prosthodontics, in 2010.
With over 11 years in private practice, Dr. Ararat shares her experience as an active member of the Argyle Implant Study Club where local specialists meet and compare case studies. In 2012 she was appointed to the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus - Dental Clinic Division where she is trusted to work with patients who require specialized maxillo-facial prosthesis. She takes great pride in volunteering her time and expertise to make a difference in the lives of an extended group of patients. Her early volunteer experience providing dental care in underprivileged communities in the Amazon has significantly impacted her approach to the practice of dentistry with exceptional compassion and devotion to the care and well-being of her patients.
If you have questions about your oral health, Dr. Ararat welcomes the opportunity to speak with you. Please email her directly or call her office as it would be her pleasure to help you understand the options that are available to address your concerns.
A Beautiful Practice For All Your Dental Needs
We are proud to provide a state-of-the-art facility for the highest quality of dental care available. It is one of our top priorities to protect the well-being of our valued patients. For this reason, our office meets and surpasses all OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and CDC (Center for Disease Control) standards. We are confident that you will feel at home in our office as we welcome all patients as if they were family.
If you would like to make an appointment, please contact our office by phone or email. Our office facilitates communications and emergency calls and appointments are available and welcome, especially for new patients seeking help.
We will be more than happy to submit all insurance forms for you and help you recover the most from your benefits. We will do everything we can to help you afford the treatment you need and want. For patients who require major work, a complete payment plan is designed with an appropriate payment schedule. Forms of payment accepted by the office are check, cash, or any major credit card.
If you are unable to keep an appointment, we ask that you kindly provide us with at least 24 hours notice. We ask for this advance notice so that we can offer this appointment to another patient. A fee may be charged if a patient does not show up for an appointment without sufficient notice.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing our practice for your specialized dental care.