Kelly has been a dental receptionist for over 20 years. She loves her annual vacations to Hawaii, curling, walking, biking, yoga and reading murder mysteries. She is also a cat lover and recently adopted two rescue kittens from Katie's Place.
Sue has been in dentistry since the age of 16, first as a certified dental assistant and now as a dental receptionist. She loves to sing! She is a choir director at her church and sings with the group Collage. She recently took up the sport pickleball and plays as often as she can. Other interests are cancan dancing, skiing, hiking and curling up with a good book.
Mairead (rhymes with Parade!) is originally from Ireland. She is fairly new to dentistry having had a career in sales and marketing. She is a former horse owner and loves all animals. She volunteers at North Fraser therapeutic Riding Association in Maple Ridge and loves biking, hiking, skiing and yoga.
Cheryl graduated as a Dental Receptionist from VCC in 1991. She has worked in a variety of dental offices and specialty practices and has found her forever home here with Dr's. Herberts and Choi and their amazing team! She enjoys nature walks and is a true animal lover and has a rescue cat named “Miss Penny Blossom”. She also volunteers at the North Fraser Therapeutic Riding association working with horses and youth with special needs. She enjoys painting and we are fortunate to have one of her paintings in our waiting room.
Mona has been a dental assistant for over 30 years and has completed the Prosthodontic Module. Her hobbies include reading, movies, walking her dog and shopping. She loves to socialize and enjoys getting together with friends for walks and dinners.
Sharon has been a dental assistant for over 20 years and has completed the Prosthodontic Module. She loves a good cup of coffee, as well as running, cooking, gardening, fitness, yoga and family dinners. She loves animals and is a volunteer at Katie's Place.
Siamak got his Bachelor’s of Science degree in his home country of Iran and completed his dentistry degree in Turkey. He met his wife in dental school and both worked as dentists in Istanbul for a few years. He has been a dental hygienist in B.C. for over 20 years. His hobbies are soccer, swimming, tennis, chess and is very involved in promoting human rights awareness in the Middle East. Siamak is fluent in Farsi and Turkish.
Parm first trained as a certified dental assistant before becoming a dental hygienist. She has been a dental hygienist for over 10 years. Her hobbies include fitness and cooking and spending time with her daughter Syna. She lights up our office with her laughter. She is fluent in Punjabi and Hindi.
Ruby graduated from Ontario in 2007 and has been a dental hygienist for over 9 years. She enjoys getting to know her patients to provide optimal oral hygiene. Her hobbies include anything creative in the arts and crafts, baking, and hiking. She is very passionate about travelling and she hopes to have hit every continent at least once! She is fluent in Punjabi and can understand some Hindi.
Kelly did her dental hygiene training at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She is fluent in French, which came in handy while working as a dental hygienist in New Brunswick, Switzerland, West Africa and Tanzania. She is currently working on oral health development programs in Africa and doing a masters degree in community development. She loves camping, walking her dog and cuddles with her cat. She also teaches dental hygiene at the Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene.
Ashley was born in Scotland, and grew up in Montreal before moving to B.C. She was a certified dental assistant before becoming a hygienist and has been a hygienist for over 20 years. Ashley loves baking, spending time with her son, travelling, hiking and camping. She loves to read especially if there is a beach or pool involved or a hot cup of tea and a comfy chair in the winter. She also teaches Sunday School at her church.
Kim began her career as a dental assistant before graduating from VVC as a dental hygienist in 1987. She has three children and 5 grandchildren and absolutely loves being a grandma. Her interests are gardening, cooking, camping, sewing but her passion is making homemade chocolates at Christmas. The office loves this too as she is kind enough to share!
Diane is our Saturday girl. While Parm is on maternity leave she will also be working on Thursdays.
In her free time you will find Diane outdoors with her camera. She is an avid birdwatcher and photographer and has captured some beautiful images.