Meet the Dentists

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Dr. Rahim Shivji, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Rahim Shivji was born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and moved to Calgary at a young age. He completed his BSc. in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary and went on to the University of Western Ontario in London Ontario to receive a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2010. Dr. Shivji’s scope of practice spans all areas of general dentistry and he has a keen interest in dental surgery including extractions, bone grafts and dental implant placement and restorations along with Invisalign orthodontic treatments. He received a fellowship with the International Congress of Oral Implantology in San Francisco in 2015 and has consistently been an Invisalign Premiere Provider since 2014.

Dr. Shivji enjoys watching anime and pretending that his Japanese is better than it actually is. He often cracks a few of his own original jokes during procedures. Dr. Shivji has volunteered with various organizations locally and abroad including a trip to Tajikistan in 2015 to do dental work and train local dentists. Dr. Shivji is an avid reader, enjoys video games and spending time at home with his wife and two children. He is truly passionate about quality, patient focused dentistry and providing friendly dental care!

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Dr. Simran Sandhu, DMD

Dentist

Dr. Simran Sandhu was born and raised in Calgary and completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Saskatchewan in 2008 where she received the Academy of General Dentistry award. She strives to make each and every patient feel as comfortable as possible. Dr. Sandhu practices in all areas of general dentistry ranging from oral surgeries, endodontics, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and metal-free cosmetic dentistry. Favorite procedures of hers include wisdom teeth extractions, Invisalign, and composite and ceramic restorations. Alleviating dental anxiety and providing gentle dental care based on trust and clear communication are of utmost importance to Dr. Sandhu. She will take the time to build a care plan individually tailored to your unique needs.

Outside of the clinic Dr. Sandhu has travelled extensively and is always planning for her next trip. She has provided dental care in remote communities in Nunavut and has volunteered locally with CUPS and abroad in Brazil and Ecuador. In her spare time Dr. Sandhu enjoys staying active, travelling, being with family and friends, and spending time with her fur baby Rocco!

Meet the Team

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Amanda Pope, RDA Level II

Office Administrator

Amanda grew up in Edmonton and has been living in Calgary for the past seven years. She graduated from NAIT in 2009 receiving her Dental Assisting certificate, and has been working in the dental industry ever since. Amanda looks forward to being your liaison with the clinic and helping you understand your dental treatment, navigate your financial options and to making your experience at our clinic as seamless as possible.

In her free time Amanda enjoys travelling, eating at new restaurants, snowboarding, and spending time with her dog Hank!

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Madison Daly, RDA Level II

Dental Assistant

Madison was born and raised on an acreage just north of the Drumheller Valley. After travelling to the eastern corners of Canada performing music and then attending Mount Royal University to dabble in general studies, she completed her Registered Dental Assistant level II diploma from KDM College in 2013. Madison has had the pleasure of assisting in all aspects of dentistry and looks forward to the opportunity to providing a comfortable and friendly dental experience for patients. Whether you have concerns about your oral health or questions about your treatment plan she is happy to help!

In her spare time Madison enjoys recording and creating music, performing with other musicians, attempting to cook, reading, travelling, watching films, and riding her bike around the city.

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Michelle Lau, RDH

Hygienist

Michelle was born in Vancouver and moved to Calgary as a teenager. She graduated from KDM College in 2013 with her RDA Level II diploma and was a dental assistant for three years before deciding to return to school to pursue a career as a dental hygienist. Michelle truly loves her work as a hygienist as she enjoys educating patients about their specific oral hygiene needs while connecting with and ensuring their comfort in the dental chair.

Michelle has caught the travel bug after her trips to Hong Kong, China, Thailand and Jamaica and can't wait for her future travels! In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exploring the city and bowling!

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Jacqueline Fraser, RDA Level II

Dental Assistant

Jacqueline was born in a small town in Saskatchewan where she was raised on a farm and wasn't afraid to get her hands muddy by helping out in the garden and around the farm. Jacqueline moved west to Calgary in 2011 where she completed high school and went on to graduate from the Dental Assisting Program at CDI College in 2017. Jacqueline loves to get to know her patients and make them feel as comfortable as possible!

In her spare time, Jacqueline likes checking out new coffee shops, hiking, camping, boxing, snowboarding and playing competitive basketball!

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Min-Jee Park

Office Support Assistant

Min-Jee was born in Edmonton and moved to Calgary in 2006. Her own experiences with dental treatment are what sparked an interest in a career in the dental field. After her orthodontic treatment was completed, she realized how much a healthy and confident smile could make a difference in one's life. Min-Jee graduated from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries in 2018 and through individualized client care, patient education and ensuring a pleasant visit, Min-Jee hopes to help clients find their own spark to maintain a healthy smile through her various roles at our clinic.

Min-Jee loves going to the movies, travelling, and making her way through Calgary's food scene finding hidden gems with her family and friends. When she's not out and about she enjoys spending time with her dogs or getting in a good read.