Meet Your Richmond, BC Dental Team
What makes a great team succeed? Success requires teamwork — a shared vision about how the big picture should look. The best dental teams have a heart-felt desire to serve, to bring health and wellness to others, and to enjoy themselves in the process. They have a willingness to step in and help when needed, as well as a drive to grow professionally in their area of expertise. This is exactly what you'll find in our staff, and our hard work will be rewarded with your smile.
Matoula is an important part of our front desk team. She is responsible for front desk administration and keeping our patients up-to-date with regular checkups and cleanings. She can also answer your insurance and financial questions in a friendly, helpful manner. At the end of the day, this Richmond resident enjoys cooking, dining out, and trying new restaurants. She also enjoys shopping, fishing with her family, short story writing, and travelling.
Aubrey is our receptionist and joined our team in early 2012. She attended BCIT and loves being a part of your dental care experience. Food is one of her passions and she loves discovering new restaurants. In her free time she loves watching movies, practicing yoga, and listening to music.
Barb is our treatment coordinator and receptionist. She has over 20 years of experience in the dental field, with most of that in prosthodontics. In her spare time, she loves to cook, discover new restaurants, learn about wine, and travel. Family and friends are very important to her, and she loves to go on outdoor adventures with them such as hiking, running, and snowboarding. Holistic skin care and choosing organic products are also important to her.
Our full time dental hygienist, Claudia, who started at our office in 2007, is a sociable and friendly team player. She graduated from the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene in Ontario and then moved back to her hometown of Vancouver where she then joined West Richmond Dental Centre. She has a genuine interest in her field and is always striving to learn more. She is motivated not only to better her patient’s experience in the chair, but also to help ensure their oral health for the years to come. In her spare time Claudia enjoys baking and cooking. She also enjoys traveling, working out, and reading.
Jodi joined the West Richmond Dental Team as a hygienist in September 2012. Prior to that, she attended the University of British Columbia where she earned a baccalaureate degree in dental science, specific to dental hygiene. She was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta before moving to White Rock, BC. In her spare time, Jodi enjoys going biking, going to the beach and just spending time with family and friends.
Sue graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant from VCC in 1997. Her friendly and outgoing personality always helps patients feel more comfortable in the dental chair. Sue is very knowledgeable about all aspects of dentistry and can help patients with any questions or concerns they have about their proposed dental treatment options. She has extensive training and is meticulous with antiseptic protocols. Sue is a long time Richmond resident who enjoys running, snowboarding, and shopping. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Amanda is Dr. Partovi’s surgical assistant, helping our patients achieve their oral health goals through meticulous attention to detail and a genuinely caring touch. Originally from Williams Lake, Amanda graduated from the College of New Caledonia in 1997. Her continuing education endeavors include studying surgical and implant procedures and enhancing her skills as she assists our doctors with a variety of complex treatments. Amanda’s other professional accomplishments include working as a personal trainer and yoga instructor, two positions that fit her outgoing and active personality perfectly. She loves being around people and is a proud auntie to her darling niece and nephew.