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Deer Valley Dental, Calgary Dentist

Deer Valley Dental Care in Calgary SE treats all patients like family.

Our dentist office in Calgary (SE) is here to serve the community of Deer Ridge, as well as surrounding communities in the city of Calgary. Our office is open late and on weekends, which means we can accommodate your busy schedule and help you right away in a dental emergency.

Our caring team at Deer Valley Dental Care will provide you and your family the treatment you need, in an environment where you can be comfortable and relaxed.

For over 30 years in the dental industry, our biggest goal has always been maintaining the oral health and bright smiles of our community and throughout Calgary. We want every individual that steps into Deer Valley Dental Care, to achieve a healthier smile. As such, we strive for improvement in everything we do.

Our friends are our patients and our patients are our friends.

Visit us at Deer Valley Dental Care and join our SE Calgary dental family today.

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Meet Our Calgary Dentists

Aiming for a healthier smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

Our Dentists
  • Dr. Ammar Al-Siraj

    General Dentist

    Dr. Ammar has been practicing Dentistry since 2001. He graduated from General Dentistry at Baghdad University in 2000, and practiced in both Baghdad and Dubia before settling into Calgary in 2017.

    Dr. Ammar has taken countless continuing education courses and is always training on new techniques and technologies to better serve his patients.

    Dr. Ammar is gentle, caring, and shows extreme patience when working with his patients. He is very thorough and takes time to provide his patients with a comprehensive approach to their oral health.

    With a knack for the arts, Dr. Ammar appreciates living close to the Rocky Mountains which allows his creative mind to keep moving forward. Not only does Calgary provide a beautiful background for the day-to-day grind, it also provides a great environment to spend quality time with his wife, Noor, and his two children, Yazan and Lina.

  • Dr. Atharva Desai

    General Dentist

    Dr. Atharva Desai received his dental surgery degree from Dharmsinh Desai University, India in 2010. After practising dentistry for about two years in India, Dr. Desai moved to Canada in 2012. He studied dental hygiene at Confederation College, Thunder Bay, ON, where he graduated with distinction and received the academic award of excellence. While practising dental hygiene, Dr. Desai prepared and successfully attained Canadian dental equivalency in 2017 and started practising dentistry in Toronto area.

    Having relatives and friends here and being outdoorsy at heart, Dr. Desai moved to Calgary in 2018. He joined the Deer Valley team in 2022 to expand his scope of practice. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry with a keen interest in Endodontics (root canal therapy) and Implant Dentistry. He’s a current member of the College of Dental Surgeons of Alberta, the Canadian Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Desai likes to keep up with the newer advances in dentistry and tries to get all the continuing education he can to provide high quality treatment to his patients.

    When not practising dentistry, Dr. Desai likes to travel and explore naturally beautiful destinations. Also, in his words, besides being a dentist, he’s an avid reader and a technology buff. He likes to keep up with current affairs and follows the sports world of F1 racing, football and hockey.

  • Dr. Dania Al-Sammarraie

    General Dentist

    Dr. Dania Al-Sammarraie is a graduate of Baghdad University since 2001, starting her career then and there. She can both speak english and arabic. Over the course of her career she has taken many educational courses to help improve her dentistry practices.

    Her dentistry journey began with her mother, who was a hard working dentist that inspired her career. She brought to her the joy of helping bring smiles to people, which was something that Dr. Dania aspired to do from an early age.

    Married for 17 years, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband, Waleed, and her 3 children, 2 girls and a boy. She also likes to go on long hikes and loves to read in her free time.

    Calgary is a beautiful, quiet and safe city that drew Dr. Dania and her family to live in it. The closeness of family, her lovely aunt and cousins, and the promise of a better future proved to be a pleasing aspect.

    Dr. Dania is a patient, caring, and responsible dentist. She practices as a General Dentist at Deer Valley Dental Care.

  • Dr. Eric Tang

    General Dentist

    Dr. Tang obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Alberta in 2011 and has since returned home to Calgary to serve his community. He is a big believer in prevention and helping his patients make the best choices for their oral health.

    Dr. Tang takes great pride in delivering gentle care and building lasting relationships with his patients. When he is not in the office, he is busy running after the kids at home. He also enjoys traveling and photography.

    Dr. Tang is also fluent in Cantonese and can speak a little bit of German (Guten Tag!).

  • Dr. Karl Oppenheim

    General Dentist

    Dr. Karl grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba where he attended the University of Manitoba graduating from the Faculty of Dentistry in 1997. After graduation Dr. Karl spent 4 years studying at the Las Vegas Institute of Dental Excellence. Dr. Karl practiced General Dentistry in Calgary for 10 years before moving to Kelowna, British Columbia in 2007 where he spent 12 years in the sunny Okanagan. In Dr. Karl’s free time he enjoys everything from golf and tennis to kung Fu, skiing, boating and photography.

  • Dr. Kevin Philipow

    General Dentist

    A native of Kindersley, Saskatchewan, Kevin took his dental training at the University Of Saskatchewan. He has practiced in Calgary for 24 years, starting his career at the Foothills Hospital Dental Department.

    Dr. Philipow believes every patient deserves to understand their dental conditions fully and their cause. They also deserve to learn about all their treatment options so they can make the best decision for themselves with our help.

    He also wants people to understand how their dental health is a reflection of their overall health and how their oral health can impact the rest of their body.

    In his opinion people always make the best decisions for themselves given the resources they have available to them at the time of the decision. I also believe that there are no unresourceful people, only unresourceful states.

    As a general dentist Dr Philipow provides additional services like Invisalign orthodontics, TMD and Orofacial pain treatment, and solutions for snoring and Sleep Apnea. Dr. Philipow loves Calgary because it is a vibrant city with plenty of economic, social and recreational opportunities.

    In his spare time he likes hiking, mountain biking, reading, and researching alternative health options. He also enjoys time with his wife Cathy and his daughter Amanda.

    Dr. Philipow provides services at Deer Valley Dental Care as a general dentist.

  • Dr. Tobin Doty

    General Dentist

    He has practiced dentistry in Alberta since graduating from University of Toronto in 1984. Apart from being a passionate dental professional, Dr. Doty was also into sports. He played football at the University of Toronto and was a member of the 1983 Yates Cup Championship team. He was also awarded the “Silver T” for university athletic excellence. His father, Fred Doty, quarterbacked the Toronto Argonauts to 3 straight Grey Cups 1945 to 1947.

    Dr. Doty is married to Lisa (his loving wife of 25 years), and has 3 daughters: Ainsley, who teaches at Bishop Carroll High School; Tory, who is a student at the University of Lethbridge; and Leighton, who attends Mount Royal University.

    In his spare time, Dr. Doty continues enjoying athletic activities including golf and curling. He is also an avid CFL supporter. Dr. Doty coordinates the yearly operation of the Calgary District Curling League. Dr. Doty provides services at Deer Valley Dental Care as a general dentist.

  • Dr. Waleed Al-Turfi

    General Dentist

    He is a very patient, calm person with a great sense of humour, and he always takes care to make his patients as relaxed and comfortable as possible. Dr. Waleed believes that patients should be treated as though they are part of the family. He also speaks fluent in English and Arabic!

    When not in the office. Dr. Waleed enjoys spending his free time relaxing at home and playing games with his wife and 3 children.

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Deer Valley Dental Care, Calgary Dentist

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Frequently Asked Questions

Aiming for a straighter, whiter smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

  • Are you open on weekends?

    We recognize that many of our patients have busy weekdays, so at Deer Valley Dental Care we offer weekend appointments to accommodate your schedule, so you and your family can receive dental care when it suits you best. Our weekend hours vary, so we recommend checking our website or calling our office to confirm availability and schedule an appointment.

  • Do you accept emergency patients?

    We understand that dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly. Our team will attempt to accommodate you as soon as we can.

  • How do I prepare for my first appointment?

    For your first appointment, here’s how you and your family can prepare:

    • Have your identification and insurance cards ready.
    • If applicable, fill out any digital intake forms you may have received.
    • Bring a list of any medications you are taking.
    • If possible, bring copies of previous dental records and X-rays.
    • Plan to arrive about 10-15 minutes early to complete any last-minute paperwork.
    • Note any questions or concerns about your oral health to discuss with the dentist.
    Following these steps can help ensure a smooth and efficient first visit, allowing you to focus on discussing your dental health with your new dentist.

  • What languages do your staff speak?

    The dentists and team at Deer Valley Dental Care in Calgary speak English, Arabic, Persian, Filipino, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Punjabi, Persian, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Ukrainian and Yoruba to serve our diverse community better. Our team strives to provide clear communication and comfortable dental experiences for all our patients. If you need help in a specific language, let us know! We'll check if we have someone at the clinic who can speak with you in your language.

  • Do you accept the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP)?

    Yes, Deer Valley Dental Care in Calgary accepts Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) coverage. For more details, please contact our office.

  • Do you offer financing options?

    Understanding that dental care is a key part of overall health, for certain treatments financing options may be available. Our team at Deer Valley Dental Care is happy to discuss your options and help you plan your treatment. We aim to make dental care manageable and affordable for everyone in our community.

  • Are you accepting new patients?

    Absolutely! We are always happy to welcome new patients into our dental family. Whether you’re seeking routine care, have a specific dental issue, or are interested in cosmetic procedures, we’re here to provide personalized dental care. Please contact our clinic to schedule your first appointment. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your best smile!

  • Do you provide dental services for children?

    At Deer Valley Dental Care in Calgary, we’re proud to offer comprehensive dental care for children. Our team is experienced in working with young patients and is committed to making their dental visits as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. We provide various dental services to support your child's oral health journey.

  • What services do you offer?

    At Deer Valley Dental Care, our team is committed to providing personalized dental care for the entire family. We offer a broad range of services to maintain and improve oral health, including children's dentistry, teeth whitening, veneers, emergency dentistry, dental implants, teeth extractions, and more. We strive to create a comfortable, welcoming environment where your comfort and dental wellness are our top priority.

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