Healthy Smile, Healthy Life!

The Chestermere Smiles Dental Team

Treating Patients With Quality Care.

Your New Smile Is One Call Away!

We take a comprehensive approach to patient care. Our team will take the time to present you with photos and show you our reasoning behind our treatment recommendations. We place a strong emphasis on transparency and would like to be your partner in achieving your oral health care goals.

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Dr. Pandya

Relationships – We care about you. We believe relationships take time………and good, honest communication. Our team commits to taking the time necessary to get to know YOU, LISTEN to your concerns and provide valuable EDUCATION so you can make an INFORMED DECISION about your oral health.

Choice – I believe everyone should know all the options for their oral health and be able to choose for themselves without judgment. There will never be any pressure, just options.

Comprehensive Care – As a mouth doctor, I will not only provide a thorough check of your teeth, it is also my job to check your head and neck for lumps and bumps, provide an oral cancer screen in your mouth and throat, assess your airway and sleep, check your bite and jaw joint, and completely check your gum and bone health. This is all part of a healthy mouth leading to a healthy body. We will always be thorough and go above and beyond. Let’s face it, if we as dentists don’t check and monitor this head and neck area of your body, who will??

Advanced Technology/Techniques and Quality Materials – My mantra has always been staying current and use the best. And when you come to visit us you will see we use the most current technologies available including digital x-ray, lasers, digital impressions, digital photography, ozone machines, and the list goes on. – There are literally thousands of dental products and materials to choose from varying degrees of cost and quality. My belief is I am only going to use the very best, long-lasting and biocompatible materials for my patients. This is in line with my belief of promoting health and longevity in the dental work we do.
Staying Current and Life Long Learning Dentistry, just like medicine, is constantly changing. Every month there is new information and advancements. As a result, I spend an average of 3-4 days per month in a classroom, learning about the best dentistry has to offer because I believe my patients deserve nothing less.

Quality care is a team effort. It takes an entire team to run a quality dental clinic. I am so proud and grateful to have the team I have. They truly are just great people. They are honest, caring and extremely knowledgeable and well trained at what they do.

So thank you for taking the time to read what I consider to be the coles notes version of what we are all about at Chestermere Smiles Dental. If you are looking for a caring group of people who work hard every day to provide excellent, up-to-date, health-based, personalized care, then we are that clinic and we truly look forward to meeting you!!

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Kathleen

I have a passion for cosmetic nursing and helping women and men enhance their natural beauty. Prior to immersing myself in aesthetics, I practiced professional nursing in many diverse areas including, maternal-child, emergency and procedural care. I continue my nursing practice at the Peter Lougheed Centre while partnering with Dr. Pandya. Together we will  support our patients with a combination of therapeutic and cosmetic treatments.  My approach is to enhance your existing beauty while maintaining a natural look. I want you to feel like the best version of yourself.

I am certified in neuromodulators and dermal fillers.

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Marina

Hi! I am Marina, the office manager here at Chestermere Smiles Dental! 

I have been in the dental field for many years and in various different roles. My interest and passion for providing patient education, building a strong team and eagerness for helping others lead me to where I am today. 

I have genuinely enjoyed my path in dentistry and feel grateful to be a part of Chestermere Smiles Dental. I look forward to meeting you!

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Michelle

My name is Michelle. I have lived in the surrounding area for 11.5 years, with my husband and my beautiful daughter.  I love our community and I love working in it. I’m the first person you see when you come into our office. I will always be there to help you. I believe in building long lasting relationships with patients and families. Not everyone enjoys coming to the dentist, therefore my goal is to make every visit a welcoming and comfortable experience for everyone!.

Chestermere Smiles Dental feels like a family, I feel lucky and blessed to be working with Dr Pooja, and the rest of the team.

I graduated from Columbia College in 2005 from the Dental Assisting Program. I worked in an Orthodontist office for 5 years in Administration.  After that I’ve been working in Administration for General Dentistry.

I love helping people and I can’t wait to welcome you into the office!

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Pally

Hello! My name is Pally. I am a Registered Dental Assistant and have been in the dental field for over a decade. I really enjoy and value what I do and look forward to meeting you!

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Jennifer

My Name is Jenny and I am always the first face you see when you walk into Chestermere Smiles Dental. I will always greet you like family here in our cozy office. A little about myself, I have been in the dental field for over 15 years. I graduated from Columbia College dental assisting program many many years ago. As the years went on, I took on a leading role in the dental administrative world. People always have questions about dentistry, and I can provide you with all kinds of knowledge about your treatment, insurance questions and anything else to help make you smile. I am a mother of one beautiful daughter and my fur baby Koda Bear the dog. When I am not providing the ultimate care for our patients, I am home crafting up something, or doing some photography. Well, I am into anything that has to do with art and getting creative. Some days I like to hop in my Jeep and just go on a spontaneous camping trip in my free time as well.

To conclude this I would like to welcome you to Chestermere Smiles Dental and look forward to caring for you and your family, and help make your smiles brighter.

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Andrea

I graduated from the Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene in 2015. I take pride in providing optimal oral hygiene to all my patients using the most advanced technologies available. Outside of work I love staying active at the gym and spending time with my dog Leo. I am also a self-proclaimed foodie!

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Becky

I graduated from Columbia College in 2016 and have been a part of the clinic for 2 years. I am the Registered Dental Assistant here at Chestermere Smiles Dental. I help in educating and offering the best treatment and oral care possible. In my spare time, I enjoy walking my dog and spending time outdoors.

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Surinder

Hi, my name is Surinder. I graduated from the Dental Hygiene program in 2005 from Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene in Ontario. I also hold certifications in Local Anesthetic and Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Conscious Sedation issued by the College of Registered Dental Hygienists of Alberta. As a requirement for my licensing, I take continuing education courses regularly. With over 20 years of experience in the dental field, I am very dedicated to the dental health care profession. I strive for a positive patient experience by making sure all of my patients feel comfortable. I am fluent in English, Punjabi and Hindi. I love to spend time with my family by travelling, hiking and camping in the Rockies.

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Charlene

Hi, my name is Charlene!

I am originally from the east coast and have been practicing as a Dental Hygienist since 2014. In my spare time, I can be found enjoying the outdoors, spending time with friends and family and love to travel.

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