Meet the Smiles Dental Group Team

All of the Doctors at Smiles Dental Group are fully Licensed and Accredited. They are all General Dentists and members in good standing of the Canadian Dental Association, as well as the Alberta Dental Association.

Meet the Doctors

Dr.

Dr. Alexander Yeh
General Dentist

Dr. Alexander Yeh has a passion for performing dental procedures and patient care. He enjoys all aspects of General Dentistry, and has a particular interest in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, TMJ treatment, and Sleep Apnea. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta Faculty of Science and the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Dentistry, where he served as the Class President, as well as the Senior Stick. Outside of work, Dr. Yeh enjoys spending time with his family.

Dr. Yeh is looking forward to welcoming New and Returning Patients to Smiles.

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Dr. Alva Jinn
General Dentist

Dr. Alva Jinn is a General Dentist who is a graduate of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Detroit Mercy. Prior to Dentistry, Dr. Jinn was in the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Jinn places a priority on patient care, and enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, including dental extractions, endodontics, and dental implants. During his time off, Dr. Jinn enjoys traveling, scuba diving, biking, and working out.

Dr.Alva Jinn is accepting new patients and looks forward to meeting you!

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Dr. Benjamin Jinn
General Dentist

Dr. Benjamin Jinn is a General Dentist who graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia. Prior to Dentistry, Dr. Jinn was in the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Alberta. He is great with patient care, and enjoys performing a wide spectrum of general dental procedures. During his time off, Dr. Jinn enjoys photography, traveling, biking, and working out.

Dr. Jinn is accepting new patients and looks forward to meeting you!

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Dr. Jim Haymour
General Dentist

Dr. Jim Haymour is an experienced General Dentist who graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Alberta in 1985. Dr. Haymour enjoys all aspects of General and Family Dentistry, however he has a particular interest in Dental Surgeries, such as Wisdom Teeth Extractions and Dental Implants. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Haymour enjoys biking and running.

Dr. Haymour looks forward to seeing all of his existing patients, and is currently accepting referrals and new patients!

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Dr Karan Salwan
General Dentist

Dr.Karan Salwan is a General Dentist at Smiles Dental Group, who loves all aspects of General Dentistry. He is graduate of University of Western Ontario where he completed his D.D.S program. He has a special interest in Wisdom Teeth Extractions and Endodontics (Root Canal Treatment). Apart from Dentistry, he loves doing Yoga and Meditation and is an active volunteer at Art of Living Foundation. He likes to watch movies and travelling to different places.

Dr. Salwan is currently accepting New Patients, and welcomes all returning patients to Smiles!

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Dr. Katherina Nguyen
General Dentist

Dr. Katherina Nguyen, or “Dr. Kat” as her patients and colleagues like to call her, completed her Dental Degree at the University of Alberta, and enjoys all aspects of General Dentistry. She has a particular interest in Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Kat has a warm, bubbly personality that puts even the most anxious patients at ease. She is committed to providing thoughtful patient care and building long term relationships with her patients. Outside of the office, Dr. Kat loves exploring new foodie spots around town, travelling, and cuddling puppies.

Dr. Kat is looking forward to meeting you and your family for your next dental check up!

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Dr. Marisa Haraphongse
General Dentist

Dr. Marisa Haraphongse is a General Dentist who graduated from the University of Minnesota’s Faculty of Dentistry. She truly enjoys being a dentist, and enjoys building strong, caring relationships with all her patients. Dr. Haraphongse enjoys all aspects of General Dentistry, and has a particular interest in Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry. During her time off, Dr. Haraphongse enjoys cross stitching projects, travelling, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Haraphongse is taking New Patients and welcomes all of her existing patients!

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Dr. Michelle Tra
General Dentist

Dr. Michelle Tra is a General Dentist at Smiles Dental Group. Dr. Tra graduated from the University of British Columbia with her Master’s Degree in Science and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry with her Doctorate Degree where she served as the Class President. She enjoys many aspects of General Dentistry and is Certified in Invisalign Treatment. Dr. Tra constantly strives to expand her knowledge of dentistry. She enjoys playing the piano/accordion and baking.

Dr. Michelle Tra is excited to see new patients and looks forward to seeing returning patients as well!

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Dr. Usman Mohammad
General Dentist

Dr. Usman Mohammad is a General Dentist, who graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelors of Science and a Doctor of Dental Medicine. Dr. Mohammad is dedicated to providing the best care and values patient satisfaction and strives to build long lasting relationships. He enjoys watching hockey and is a die hard Oilers fan. He also enjoys volunteering his time with various charitable organizations, such as Kindness in Action, whereby dental relief is provided to underserved populations globally.

Dr.Mohammad is currently accepting new patients and is looking forward to meeting you at your next appointment!

Meet the Clinical Team

Eliane

Eliane
Sterilization Technician

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Dominique
Registered Dental Assistant

Angeleena

Angeleena
Registered Dental Assistant

Sharen

Sharen
Registered Dental Assistant

Shania

Shania
Registered Dental Assistant

Poonam

Poonam
Registered Dental Assistant

Jerramie

Jerramie
Registered Dental Assistant

Deepinder

Deepinder
Registered Dental Assistant

Chloe

Chloe
Registered Dental Assistant

Carmen

Carmen
Registered Dental Assistant

Ronald

Ronald
Registered Dental Assistant

Merlinda

Merlinda
Sterilization Technician

Amani

Amani
Registered Dental Assistant

Vilinh

Vilinh
Registered Dental Hygienist

Gina

Gina
Registered Dental Hygienist

Jamie

Jamie
Registered Dental Hygienist

Llily

Llily
Sterilization Technician

Karen

Karen
Registered Dental Hygienist

Marilyn

Marilyn
Registered Dental Hygienist

Diana

Diana
Registered Dental Hygienist

Lisa

Lisa
Registered Dental Assistant

Michelle

Michelle
Registered Dental Assistant

Apeksha

Apeksha
Registered Dental Hygienist

Meet the Administrative Team

Amanda

Amanda
Operations Director

Stephy

Stephy
Account Manager

EI

EI
Accounting

Melissa

Melissa
Manager St. Albert

Rochelle

Rochelle
Administrator

Kaltrina

Kaltrina
Administrator

Maria

Maria
Administrator

Jasmin

Jasmin
Administrator

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Nash
Administrator

Ami

Ami
Administrator

Inderpreet

Inderpreet
Administrator

Huma

Huma
Manager South Edmonton

Erin

Huma
Administrator

Ella

Ella
Manager Sherwood Park

Courtney

Courtney
Administrator