Dr. Claire Wang is a graduate of UBC with a degree in Honours Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (2005). She then pursued her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Dentistry (2009). Dr. Wang graduated dental school with Dean's Honours List. She is a member of Canadian Dental Association, British Columbia Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Wang practiced general dentistry in Toronto, and her field of practice includes restoratives (fillings), oral cancer screening, cosmetic dentistry, preventive dentistry, endodontics, prosthodontics (denture, crown and bridge), paedodontics, periodontics and oral surgery (extraction). She was well received by her coworkers and patients due to her pleasant, caring and quality service. She has recently returned to west coast and looks forward to devoting her knowledge and skills to communities in her hometown. Dr. Wang's practice philosophy is to provide personalized and quality care to all patients. Open communication is important to every patient in order to achieve his or her dental health goals. Besides English, Dr. Wang also speaks fluent Mandarin and Taiwanese. She has also been committed to continuing education to stay on the cutting edge of technology and deliver the highest quality of dental care. Dr. Wang enjoys traveling, hiking, tennis, spending time outdoors, yoga and playing piano. She is enthusiastic to join Just Smiles and serve the community with all your dental needs!
Dr. Ivan Kahn
Dr Kahn qualified in 1987 from the Witwatersrand University of South Africa . Through his practice and educational activities, he has gained a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of dentistry. He has a keen interest in all aspects of dentistry, particularly in cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics because it can change lives. He is always committed to develop his skills further and has done numerous continued education training courses to keep his knowledge and skills up to date. Ivan has completed and gained a certificate in Restorative dentistry from CCADS (California Centre for Advanced Dental Studies). He has also been trained for cosmetic dentistry and smile design by some of the top consultants in California. He has completed a laser certification course In California with the World Clinical laser institute as well as Comprehensive Botox training program with Empire MEDICAL In New York. Dr. Kahn is an active member of the American academy of dental sleep medicine and has extensive knowledge regarding dental solutions for snoring and sleep apnea.
Lynn, Office Manager
With over 25 years of experience in the management field, Laurie is certified in medical assisting and management and helps keep our office running smoothly. She enjoys working with our dentists and dedicated staff, and she believes that we always deliver quality dental care with integrity. Laurie is great with people, and she's very organized. Whenever she has time, she enjoys reading, sewing and quilting, camping, and spending time with her family. Laurie has one son and eight grandchildren.
Patrishia Paez, Registered Dental Hygienist
Tiffany performs dental cleanings, reviews hygiene instructions with patients, takes X-rays, and administers local anesthetic. She has an associate's in applied science and has been with our practice since 2008. She appreciates the fact that our practice is always up-to-date on the latest technology, and she enjoys educating patients about maintaining oral health. Her hobbies include running and working out, volleyball, and scrapbooking.
Charlene, Patient Coordinator
Vicki takes care of many front desk duties, including scheduling and insurance filing. She's usually the first person patients meet. Vicki has been with our practice since 1990. Originally from Shelby, she now lives in Painesville. She feels our staff is great to work with, and she loves our patients. Vicki makes a great patient coordinator because she loves people. Her hobbies include reading and baking.
Heather, Certified Dental Assistant
Leslie takes care of chairside assisting, places restorations, and helps with various other duties. She's from Perry, and she's been in the dental field for over 10 years. She received her CIDMA in 2001 and her EFDA and CWRU in 2010. She likes working for a practice that maintains such a high standard of care and customer service, and she's very outgoing. Her hobby is couponing.