The perfect team — dedicated, passionate, caring!
Dr. Claire Wang
Dr. Claire Wang was born in Taiwan and moved to Vancouver at the age of 14. After completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry Honours at University of British Columbia, she pursued dentistry at University of Western Ontario, and graduated with Dean’s Honours.
Dr. Wang provides full service family dentistry for patients of all ages. She has a warm, caring and gentle personality which puts children and anxious patients at ease. She understands the importance of open communication and is always driven to deliver the highest quality of care.
Dr. Wang keeps up her skills by spending countless hours in continuous education. She has obtained Associate Fellowship at World Clinical Laser Institute, and she is certified in conscious sedation and is a Preferred Provider of Invisalign. Dr. Wang is also a part time clinical instructor at the UBC Faculty of Dentistry.
Besides English, Dr. Wang also speaks Mandarin. When she is not busy with dentistry, Dr. Wang loves spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys trying different cuisines and traveling with her husband.
Dr. Junho Kim
Dr. Junho Kim was born in South Korea and moved to Canada at the age of 11 with his family. After attending Dalhousie University for three years studying biology, Dr. Kim received an early acceptance and proceeded to complete the dentistry program at University of Western Ontario.
Dr. Kim is a general dentist and provides a wide variety of basic dental treatments for patients of all ages. He is easy-going and likes to keep the dental office a fun and friendly environment. He comes from a family of dentists (father and sister) and understands the importance of treating each patient as if they were his family.
In his free time, Dr. Kim enjoys outdoor activities and sports including tennis and badminton. Besides English, Dr. Kim also speaks Korean.
Dr. Mike Zhong
Dr. Zhong is an experienced and caring dentist who, upon graduation from dental school in 1985, completed a 5 year program in oral maxillofacial surgery at the West China University of Medical Sciences. He has performed a variety of surgeries, including cleft lip, cleft palate repair, oral, facial and neck tumour removal, and wisdom teeth extractions.
In 1994, Dr Zhong completed an anaesthesia fellowship at Oregon Health Sciences University, and subsequently moved to Canada. He has been practising as a general and family dentist in the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island area for the last 12 years.
In his work, he focuses on oral surgery, including full mouth and wisdom teeth extractions. He has a special interest in root canal therapy and root canal re-treatment. Dr. Zhong has been a member of Fraser Valley Dental Society for several years and regularly attends continuing education courses to stay on top of the current knowledge.
Lynn, Office Manager & Receptionist
Lynn has been part of the Just Smiles dental team for four years as the Office Manager and Senior Receptionist. Lynn is proud to be part of a team whose vision is to provide patients with outstanding care and customer service. She is the first friendly face patients will see when walking in Just Smiles!
Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, Francis and two children, Tyson & Camryn and reading.
Trish, Registered Dental Hygienist
Trish started in the dental field as a dental assistant over 15 years ago and graduated with a diploma from Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2013. She joined Just Smiles soon after and has since played an integral part in achieving optimal patient care in the oral hygiene department.
Outside of the office, Trish has many hobbies including horseback riding, swimming, fishing, and creating decorative cookies.
Nav, Registered Dental Hygienist
Nav has been in the field of dentistry for over 15 years. She graduated with a diploma from the Dental Hygiene Program in 2005. Prior to becoming a hygienist, she practiced as a Certified Dental Assistant.
Nav enjoys working with the team at Just Smiles Dental and works hard to provide the best oral hygiene care to her patients. She loves interacting and building a rapport with her patients and takes pride in making their experience at the dental office a good one.
Outside of dentistry, Nav is a proud mother to 2 beautiful children, Summer & Cyrus. She and her husband enjoy travelling and cheering on the Edmonton Oilers as a family.
Charlene, Certified Dental Assistant
Charlene started as a Certified Dental Assistant at Just Smiles in 2011. She brought with her, 22 years of experience in dental field. Charlene completed her Dental Assisting training at the Vancouver Community College. Her caring and friendly personality is a perfect fit at Just Smiles.
Outside of the office, Charlene has completed her grade 10 royal conservatory of music. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching piano and spending time with her family and friends.
Mariam, Certified Dental Assistant
Mariam was born in Afghanistan and moved to Canada in 2009. She completed her dental assisting training at Douglas college. Mariam was majoring physiology before moving to Canada at Kabul University. She realized she enjoyed helping those around her; this led to her career choice in healthcare when she moved to Canada.
During her free time, Mariam enjoys fitness and outdoor activities such as running, swimming and playing soccer. She also enjoys spending time with her family, which includes fourteen nieces and nephews. Mariam is fluent in Persian and English. She looks forward with her amazing team to help patients achieve their Smile goals.
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