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Edmonton Smiles

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Edmonton Smiles is the place for emergency dental, teeth whitening, and preventive services. Led by Dr. Molly Rodgers and Associates, we are committed to providing the best possible care to you and your family for a lifetime. If you’re looking for a South Edmonton Dentist who focuses not only on quality dental care but also on providing an affordable and comfortable experience, we’re the right fit.

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Glenora Family Dental

Glenora Family Dental

Glenora Family Dental offers a wide range of dental services in Edmonton, AB to help you and your family maintain great oral health, and stay smiling.

Whether you have a dental emergency, or simply want to schedule a cleaning or come in for a comprehensive exam, our team at Glenora Family Dental is here for you. Glenora proudly serves downtown Edmonton, Glenora, Oliver Square, Westmount, Inglewood, and surrounding areas.

You can expect to be treated like family at our office. Dr. John VandenBrink and our team are pleased to welcome you to the beautiful and cozy space that we call home. We’re committed to serving you and your family with care, compassion, and kindness, aiming to make your experience with us as comfortable as possible.

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College Plaza Dental Associates

College Plaza Dental Associates

College Plaza Dental is a well known Dental Clinic in Edmonton that provides complete dental services including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, emergency dental services at affordable prices. We are conveniently located across the street from the University of Alberta Hospital in College Plaza Tower West.

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Kingsway Dental Centre

Kingsway Dental Centre

We proudly welcome you to Kingsway Dental Centre located in Edmonton, Alberta. Our professional dental team warmly welcomes patients of all ages and their families. We provide all general dentistry services as well as extended services including surgical and root canal therapy.

Our professional dental team combines modern techniques such as lasers and digital imaging with our experience in order to provide you with a better, more predictable outcome. Our team is hard working and dedicated to our patients’ oral health and longevity.

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Saddleback Dental Centre

Saddleback Dental Centre

Who We Are

It is extremely important to correct dental problems as they occur, and that means having a reliable dentist in Edmonton to call. Here at the Saddleback Dental Centre, we have compiled a team of Edmonton dentists to meet all of your dental needs in a convenient, comfortable, and effective manner. We provide an entire suite of dental services—from cosmetic to preventative.
Dr. Nizar Kherani
Dr. Nizar Kherani, an experienced Edmonton dentist and owner of Saddleback Dental Centre. Practicing general dentistry since 1974, Dr. Kherani earned his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Newcastle University in England. He obtained first class honours in pathology, dental radiology and dental anaesthesia. Dr. Kherani then completed his education at the University of Toronto, earning his degree as Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). He continually trains and attends courses to upgrade his skills.
Dr. Kherani began his dental career in England before moving to Edmonton and opening Saddleback Dental Centre in 1979. He is committed to offering family dental care Edmonton can rely on for healthy and beautiful smiles. Dr. Kherani is pleased to provide a complete range of dental care including cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, prosthodontic dentistry and periodontal dentistry. He is also our lead dentist in dealing with diagnosis and treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ).
Dr. Kherani is an active member of the Edmonton community. He regularly volunteers for leadership and fundraising activities to support organizations that he is passionate about. Dr. Kherani is proud to be a board member for Junior Achievement Alberta.
Dr. Tony Phylimon
Saddleback Dental Centre in Edmonton is pleased to have Dr. Tony Phylimon on staff to provide exceptional care to you and your family. Dr. Phylimon earned his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from India in 1998. After moving to Edmonton, he completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Alberta in 2006. Dr. Phylimon is interested and adept in all areas of family dentistry and is developing a specialization in cosmetic dental care for children.
Dr. Phylimon is actively involved in the community and volunteers to support the Lions Club and the Rotary Club, providing dental care in impoverished and rural areas.
Dr. Vidya Makklkana
Saddleback Dental Centre is happy to introduce Dr. Vidya Makkikana as the newest member of our highly skilled team of Edmonton dentists. Dr. Makkikana graduated from the University of Alberta, earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. Prior to achieving her doctorate, she earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 1995 from Government Dental College in Bangalore, India. She later moved to Kampala, Uganda where she gained extensive experience in treating all aspects of dentistry.
Dr. Makkikana is committed to excellence and quality dental work while focusing on patient comfort and comprehensive oral health. She upgrades her knowledge and skills frequently by attending continuing education courses. Dr. Makkikana is married and enjoys spending her free time with her children, reading and participating in various outdoor activities.
Our Services
  –  Night Guards
  –  Sports Guards
  –  Bridges
  –  Root Canal
  –  Dentures
  –  Veneers

 

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Azarko Complete Family Dental Care  –  SOUTH

Azarko Complete Family Dental Care – SOUTH

Who We Are

Since 1979, the doctors of Azarko Dental Group along with their talented and experienced staff have provided exceptional dental services in a family friendly, professional, and comfortable environment. Patient care is our number one priority, so we strive to build trusting relationships. You deserve to feel comfortable and safe in the hands of a dentist who cares.

Our fully computerized treatment facilities provide digital x-rays to minimize radiation and iTero scanning for accurate records of your teeth.  Each dental treatment room is newly equipped with ergonomic patient chairs, paperless charting and an overhead LED screen for your viewing and comfort.

Dr. Andreas Azarko

Dr. Andreas Azarko graduated from the University of Alberta in 1990 after earning his Bachelor of Science degree and Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the age of 21. Following graduation, Andreas entered into private practice with his older brother Dr. Enrico Azarko, establishing Azarko Dental Group.  Since this time, Azarko Dental Group has grown into a well respected group practice with numerous dedicated doctors, in both our West and Southbrook locations.

Over the years, Dr. Azarko has enjoyed being a part-time Clinical Teaching Instructor in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and has devoted countless hours to continuing education.  Clinical areas of interest have been in the rapidly advancing fields of cosmetic, micro and laser dentistry, with a special passion for Invisalign clear orthodontic treatment.  Having successfully completed upwards of 180 Invisalign cases over the last several years, clear orthodontic treatment has become Dr. Azarko’s primary focus in dental practice.  Andreas has also undergone extensive continuing education in the provision of general dentist comprehensive orthodontic treatment.  Combining the clear advantages of Invisalign with fixed braces on the most difficult cases, Dr. Andreas Azarko is excited to offer the benefits of both modalities. Most recently, Andreas has brought complete digital integration to Azarko Dental Group including iTero digital scanning, digital x-rays and  chairside computer integration as part of our transition into a paperless treatment facility.

Dr. Azarko is an active member of the community, supporting numerous local charities including the Goodwill Industries of Alberta, the Cross Cancer Institute and Make a Wish Foundation.  Outside of the practice of dentistry, he enjoys culinary experimentation, water sports, skiing and maintaining a regular exercise program.

Dr. Enrico Azarko

Dr. Enrico (Rico) Azarko is a graduate of the University of Alberta, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction in 1977 and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1979. Dr. Azarko, at the young age of 23, along with Dr. U. Zuch, co-founded our dental clinic at its present location in 1979.

Dr. Azarko has a diversified interest in dentistry performing a wide range of dental procedures including surgery, root canal therapy, and the latest in cosmetic dentistry techniques. Continuing dental education has always been a great fascination and passion for Dr. Azarko as it is for all the dentists working in our clinic. Courses are taken throughout North America and Dr. Azarko also belongs to various dental organizations, both locally and internationaly.

In 1980, Dr. Azarko incorporated a subsidiary side to our dental practice, namely an Emergency Dental Clinic. This has required coordination of extra staff and associate dentists, but it has given the Edmonton community the ability to receive prompt emergency treatment when required. The office is open seven days a week for this purpose.

Outside the dental office, Dr. Azarko is kept busy with his wife and two children. Skiing, canoeing, bicycling, jogging, and hiking are common family activities. Racquetball, auto racing, golfing and curling are also activities that Dr. Azarko partakes in. Leisure time is for friends and family visits, videos and movies, games, and reading. When school holidays permit, he and his family enjoy traveling and exploring new surroundings.

Dr. Ursula Szkudlarek

Dr. Ursula Szkudlarek is a General Dentist with many years of experience in the restoration, replacement and re-alignment of teeth.  She graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Wroclaw in Poland, and began her general practice in Edmonton shortly thereafter.  Ursula is a member in good standing of the Alberta Dental Association & College and the Canadian Dental Association.  Dr. Szkudlarek regularly updates her skills by attending numerous national and international conferences and courses on current and innovative dental techniques.  She strives to provide her patients with the most respectful, comfortable and personable dental care and ensures that all of their oral heath needs are met.  In her spare time, Dr. Szkudlarek enjoys exploring the great outdoors and pursuing her love of photography.

Dr. Allan Zhang

Dr. Allan Zhang was born in China where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1987 from the Hebei Medical College in Shijiazhuang, China. Thereafter, Dr. Zhang embarked upon a career in medical research, majoring in the area of immunology. This exciting and important area of medicine brought Dr. Zhang to Canada in 1993 to study immunology at the University of Manitoba. After receiving his Master’s degree in Immunology, Dr. Zhang continued his ambitious pursuit of academic excellence by entering the dental program in Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta in 1998. Dr. Zhang graduated with his third major academic degree from this program in 2002 and began a second career in dentistry, joining the Azarko Dental Group in August of 2003.

Dr. Doug Johnston

Dr. Doug Johnston was born and raised in Edmonton and is a graduate of the University of Alberta. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry in 1986 and graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry in 1990. During the summer of 1988, Dr. Johnston conducted a research project for the Faculty of Dentistry in Biochemistry.

Dr. Johnston continues to be academically ambitious, completing a minimum of 30 hours per year in continuing education courses, thereby ensuring perseverance of the current standards and trends in dentistry. Dr. Johnston began his career with the Academy Dental Group in 1990, practicing in a large group practice in downtown Edmonton for four years. Thereafter, Dr. Johnston spent the next 11 years as a busy rural dentist in the town of Swan Hills, Alberta, before joining the Azarko Dental Group in 2005.

Dr. Tonny Tang

At the age of 17, Dr. Tonny Tang entered the University of Alberta where he was granted acceptance into the Faculty of Dentistry after only two years in the Bachelor of Science program. Two years into the dentistry program, Dr. Tang earned his Bachelor of Science Degree with distinction. A graduate at 23 years of age, Dr. Tang obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and was awarded the Pursuit of Excellence Award in the field of Prosthodontics as a General Dentist.

Dr. Tang’s dedication to excellence and passion for artistry drive him to maintain high levels of proficiency in all areas of dentistry. He pays meticulous attention to detail and continues to hone his skills in dentistry by advancing his education through through dental courses mainly focused on all aspects of General Dentistry.  These include cosmetic procedures, root canal treatment and implantology, areas in which he is particularly interested.

Dr. Catheryn Shae

Coming soon….

Dr. Tanya Mundt

Dr. Tanya Mundt grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan. She graduated with honours from the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 2001. In 2005, she earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan’s dental college.

Dr. Mundt is very family-oriented. She has a son and loves working with children. She is a patient, gentle General Dentist who strives to prevent problems before they start and provides treatment in a way that ensures happiness for each patient. Dr. Mundt is very understanding of patients who experience anxiety and is certain to provide the most comfortable treatment possible.

In her free time, Dr. Mundt enjoys playing competitive soccer, bikes, and runs. She is a proud supporter of the Canadian Cancer Society, the Humane Society, and is a volunteer for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Dr. Alan Ng

Dr. Ng was born in Malaysia and moved to Canada in 1989, where he lived in New Brunswick and then Halifax. He completed his undergraduate studies with BSc Honors in Biochemistry at UNB.  Thereafter, Dr. Ng was accepted into the dental program and earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Dalhousie University. After graduation,  Dr. Ng was posted to Edmonton in 2004, while serving in the Canadian Forces as a dental officer for over 10 years.

Dr. Brett York

Dr. Brett York is a graduate of the University of Alberta, receiving a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Distinction in 1997 and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2007. After graduation Dr. York practiced dentistry in the Edmonton area for one year before moving to practice in Kelowna, British Columbia. While in British Columbia, he practiced within a large family practice and focused on oral surgery, endodontics, and surgical placement and restoration of dental implants.

Dr. York spends substantial time on continuing education and places a priority on keeping at the forefront of the most current treatment  in dentistry and oral surgery. In particular, Dr. York has developed a special passion to becoming proficient in the area of dental implants.

Dr. Howard Getty

Coming soon….

Dr. Amar Panesar

Born and raised in Edmonton, Dr. Panesar earned a Bachelor of Science Degree with first-class honours in Neuroscience and a Special Certificate in Psychology from the University of Alberta. He then went on to complete a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2005 from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Dr. Panesar is an advocate of gentle dental care, and remains committed to excellence in dentistry.

Our Services

   –  Brushing and Flossing

–  Digital X-Rays

–  Laser Dentistry

–  Gum Disease

–  Fillings

–  Root Canals

–  Extractions

–  Sedation Dentistry

–  IV Sedation

–  Emergency Dental Clinic

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Azarko Complete Family Dental Care  –  WEST

Azarko Complete Family Dental Care – WEST

Who We Are

Since 1979, the doctors of Azarko Dental Group along with their talented and experienced staff have provided exceptional dental services in a family friendly, professional, and comfortable environment. Patient care is our number one priority, so we strive to build trusting relationships. You deserve to feel comfortable and safe in the hands of a dentist who cares.

Our fully computerized treatment facilities provide digital x-rays to minimize radiation and iTero scanning for accurate records of your teeth.  Each dental treatment room is newly equipped with ergonomic patient chairs, paperless charting and an overhead LED screen for your viewing and comfort.

Dr. Andreas Azarko

Dr. Andreas Azarko graduated from the University of Alberta in 1990 after earning his Bachelor of Science degree and Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the age of 21. Following graduation, Andreas entered into private practice with his older brother Dr. Enrico Azarko, establishing Azarko Dental Group.  Since this time, Azarko Dental Group has grown into a well respected group practice with numerous dedicated doctors, in both our West and Southbrook locations.

Over the years, Dr. Azarko has enjoyed being a part-time Clinical Teaching Instructor in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and has devoted countless hours to continuing education.  Clinical areas of interest have been in the rapidly advancing fields of cosmetic, micro and laser dentistry, with a special passion for Invisalign clear orthodontic treatment.  Having successfully completed upwards of 180 Invisalign cases over the last several years, clear orthodontic treatment has become Dr. Azarko’s primary focus in dental practice.  Andreas has also undergone extensive continuing education in the provision of general dentist comprehensive orthodontic treatment.  Combining the clear advantages of Invisalign with fixed braces on the most difficult cases, Dr. Andreas Azarko is excited to offer the benefits of both modalities. Most recently, Andreas has brought complete digital integration to Azarko Dental Group including iTero digital scanning, digital x-rays and  chairside computer integration as part of our transition into a paperless treatment facility.

Dr. Azarko is an active member of the community, supporting numerous local charities including the Goodwill Industries of Alberta, the Cross Cancer Institute and Make a Wish Foundation.  Outside of the practice of dentistry, he enjoys culinary experimentation, water sports, skiing and maintaining a regular exercise program.

Dr. Enrico Azarko

Dr. Enrico (Rico) Azarko is a graduate of the University of Alberta, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction in 1977 and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1979. Dr. Azarko, at the young age of 23, along with Dr. U. Zuch, co-founded our dental clinic at its present location in 1979.

Dr. Azarko has a diversified interest in dentistry performing a wide range of dental procedures including surgery, root canal therapy, and the latest in cosmetic dentistry techniques. Continuing dental education has always been a great fascination and passion for Dr. Azarko as it is for all the dentists working in our clinic. Courses are taken throughout North America and Dr. Azarko also belongs to various dental organizations, both locally and internationaly.

In 1980, Dr. Azarko incorporated a subsidiary side to our dental practice, namely an Emergency Dental Clinic. This has required coordination of extra staff and associate dentists, but it has given the Edmonton community the ability to receive prompt emergency treatment when required. The office is open seven days a week for this purpose.

Outside the dental office, Dr. Azarko is kept busy with his wife and two children. Skiing, canoeing, bicycling, jogging, and hiking are common family activities. Racquetball, auto racing, golfing and curling are also activities that Dr. Azarko partakes in. Leisure time is for friends and family visits, videos and movies, games, and reading. When school holidays permit, he and his family enjoy traveling and exploring new surroundings.

Dr. Ursula Szkudlarek

Dr. Ursula Szkudlarek is a General Dentist with many years of experience in the restoration, replacement and re-alignment of teeth.  She graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Wroclaw in Poland, and began her general practice in Edmonton shortly thereafter.  Ursula is a member in good standing of the Alberta Dental Association & College and the Canadian Dental Association.  Dr. Szkudlarek regularly updates her skills by attending numerous national and international conferences and courses on current and innovative dental techniques.  She strives to provide her patients with the most respectful, comfortable and personable dental care and ensures that all of their oral heath needs are met.  In her spare time, Dr. Szkudlarek enjoys exploring the great outdoors and pursuing her love of photography.

Dr. Allan Zhang

Dr. Allan Zhang was born in China where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1987 from the Hebei Medical College in Shijiazhuang, China. Thereafter, Dr. Zhang embarked upon a career in medical research, majoring in the area of immunology. This exciting and important area of medicine brought Dr. Zhang to Canada in 1993 to study immunology at the University of Manitoba. After receiving his Master’s degree in Immunology, Dr. Zhang continued his ambitious pursuit of academic excellence by entering the dental program in Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta in 1998. Dr. Zhang graduated with his third major academic degree from this program in 2002 and began a second career in dentistry, joining the Azarko Dental Group in August of 2003.

Dr. Doug Johnston

Dr. Doug Johnston was born and raised in Edmonton and is a graduate of the University of Alberta. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry in 1986 and graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry in 1990. During the summer of 1988, Dr. Johnston conducted a research project for the Faculty of Dentistry in Biochemistry.

Dr. Johnston continues to be academically ambitious, completing a minimum of 30 hours per year in continuing education courses, thereby ensuring perseverance of the current standards and trends in dentistry. Dr. Johnston began his career with the Academy Dental Group in 1990, practicing in a large group practice in downtown Edmonton for four years. Thereafter, Dr. Johnston spent the next 11 years as a busy rural dentist in the town of Swan Hills, Alberta, before joining the Azarko Dental Group in 2005.

Dr. Tonny Tang

At the age of 17, Dr. Tonny Tang entered the University of Alberta where he was granted acceptance into the Faculty of Dentistry after only two years in the Bachelor of Science program. Two years into the dentistry program, Dr. Tang earned his Bachelor of Science Degree with distinction. A graduate at 23 years of age, Dr. Tang obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and was awarded the Pursuit of Excellence Award in the field of Prosthodontics as a General Dentist.

Dr. Tang’s dedication to excellence and passion for artistry drive him to maintain high levels of proficiency in all areas of dentistry. He pays meticulous attention to detail and continues to hone his skills in dentistry by advancing his education through through dental courses mainly focused on all aspects of General Dentistry.  These include cosmetic procedures, root canal treatment and implantology, areas in which he is particularly interested.

Dr. Catheryn Shae

Coming soon….

Dr. Tanya Mundt

Dr. Tanya Mundt grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan. She graduated with honours from the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 2001. In 2005, she earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan’s dental college.

Dr. Mundt is very family-oriented. She has a son and loves working with children. She is a patient, gentle General Dentist who strives to prevent problems before they start and provides treatment in a way that ensures happiness for each patient. Dr. Mundt is very understanding of patients who experience anxiety and is certain to provide the most comfortable treatment possible.

In her free time, Dr. Mundt enjoys playing competitive soccer, bikes, and runs. She is a proud supporter of the Canadian Cancer Society, the Humane Society, and is a volunteer for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Dr. Alan Ng

Dr. Ng was born in Malaysia and moved to Canada in 1989, where he lived in New Brunswick and then Halifax. He completed his undergraduate studies with BSc Honors in Biochemistry at UNB.  Thereafter, Dr. Ng was accepted into the dental program and earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Dalhousie University. After graduation,  Dr. Ng was posted to Edmonton in 2004, while serving in the Canadian Forces as a dental officer for over 10 years.

Dr. Brett York

Dr. Brett York is a graduate of the University of Alberta, receiving a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Distinction in 1997 and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2007. After graduation Dr. York practiced dentistry in the Edmonton area for one year before moving to practice in Kelowna, British Columbia. While in British Columbia, he practiced within a large family practice and focused on oral surgery, endodontics, and surgical placement and restoration of dental implants.

Dr. York spends substantial time on continuing education and places a priority on keeping at the forefront of the most current treatment  in dentistry and oral surgery. In particular, Dr. York has developed a special passion to becoming proficient in the area of dental implants.

Dr. Howard Getty

Coming soon….

Dr. Amar Panesar

Born and raised in Edmonton, Dr. Panesar earned a Bachelor of Science Degree with first-class honours in Neuroscience and a Special Certificate in Psychology from the University of Alberta. He then went on to complete a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2005 from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Dr. Panesar is an advocate of gentle dental care, and remains committed to excellence in dentistry.

Our Services

   –  Brushing and Flossing –  Digital X-Rays –  Laser Dentistry –  Gum Disease –  Fillings –  Root Canals –  Extractions –  Sedation Dentistry –  IV Sedation –  Emergency Dental Clinic

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Westmount Dental Centre

Westmount Dental Centre

Who We Are

At Westmount Dental Centre, we understand your busy schedule. But we don’t want that busy schedule to prevent you from having the dental care that is essential to your good health. That’s why our office is centrally located in the Westmount Mall and offers extended hours 6 days a week! We make it easy for you to get to us on your schedule. While some professional offices flex their muscles, we believe in being flexible. Besides offering generous hours, we’ll gladly work with your dental insurance plan.

 

Dr. Andrea Oko

I grew up on acreage just outside Westlock, Alberta, where I attended R. F. Staples Secondary School. Growing up, I was active in figure skating and volleyball. Following high school graduation, I moved to Edmonton to attend the University of Alberta, where I spent 11 years studying. 2001 began my study of immunology and infection, receiving a BSc with honours in 2005. Following this, I started an MSc in Cell Biology at the University of Alberta, studying the immune systems of catfish. In 2009, during my first year of study in dentistry at the University of Alberta, I completed my MSc.
I am very excited to practice at the Westmount Dental Centre. I pride myself on making patients comfortable and as relaxed as possible in the dental chair. I look forward to continuing my informal education throughout my career to allow me to introduce new and advanced techniques for my patients.

 

Dr. Alex Vial-Nadeau

I have graduated from dentistry in 1998 and went on to do a 2-year multidisciplinary residency program in a hospital setting. I had my own practice for 6 years and once I became a father decided to just concentrate on dentistry alone and not have to deal with administration work. I have worked in Quebec for 2 years then in the Northwest Territories for 10 years, and the last 3 years I have worked in Texas.
I am fortunate to do work that I enjoy doing. I am simple, easygoing and straightforward. If you want to be enabled with the knowledge to make an informed decision about your oral health, I would love to help you.

 

Dr. Julia Pestova

I have lived most of my life in Canada. I value that I bring my Russian-born heritage where I was exposed to the study of Visual Arts. I have completed a Kinesiology/Psychology Honours degree at York University in Toronto, Ontario, then moved to Edmonton where I studied dentistry at the University of Alberta.
I am very happy to join the Westmount Dental Centre team. I am looking forward to providing quality dental care in a patient-centred manner.

 

Dr. Shivani Verma

I earned my Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at New York University. Having also studied at the University of Alberta for a Bachelor of Science degree and India for a Bachelor of Dental Surgery has provided me a diverse multi-cultural education and experience.
I provide exceptional personalized care to all of my patients and I am devoted to enhancing your dental experience.

 

Dr. Nancy Coll

I studied dentistry at a French University in Montreal, Quebec. I graduated in 1999 as a Doctor in Dental Medicine. I spent the last 12 years working in the beautiful Northwest Territories. I strive to treat each patient with kindness and respect. I will help you to get the knowledge you need to make the best dental choice for you.
I am a down to earth, enthusiastic person and I love being a dentist. Helping others makes me feel good and my best reward is a happy patient who returns year after year to see me. I will do my best to enhance your dental experience and hope that you will give me the opportunity to be involved with your dental health.

 

Dr. Parveen Walia

I have travelled far, from Khanna, a small city in Punjab, India, known for its hardworking people, graduating 3rd in my class in 1997 from University of Nagpur to practice here in Westmount Dental since June 2012. After graduation, I was fortunate to study and work with some of the best orthodontists in India.
I opened my own office near my hometown and practiced there for 6 years. Here, I had a great opportunity to serve, providing advanced dentistry to rural communities. To serve my patients better, I developed the ability to listen to my patients’ concerns and problems with interest and empathy, and to explain things in simple language without using technical jargon wherever possible.
I have an interest in research and new techniques, which has taken me to study in Germany with Mr. Schleicher, who dedicated his lifetime to innovation in dentistry. I have studied in Milan, Italy, and throughout India, taking various hands-on courses.
I obtained a DDS from the University of Alberta foreign trained dentist program in May of 2012, becoming a member of the Alberta Dental Association and Canadian Dental Association.

 

Dr. Sonu Walia

I moved to Canada from India in 2004 and joined the NAIT Denturist program in 2006. I graduated with honours and obtained my Denturist Diploma in 2009, licensing and registering with the College of Alberta Denturists. I have served the patients at Westmount Dental since that time.
This profession allows me to feel proud of working hard on my existing strengths, ability to concentrate and focus for long periods of time while paying attention to details.

 

Dr. Christ Shon

I was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. After high school, I attended Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, where I graduated with a BSc in Biochemistry in 2007. After college, I returned to study dentistry in Vancouver at UBC and graduated with a DMD in 2011.
I enjoy practicing all aspects of general dentistry and have taken postgraduate courses in endodontics (root canals), periodontics (gum surgery) and restorative dentistry (fillings).
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