At Deer Valley Dental Dental Care in SE Calgary, we have a team of 15 dentists to treat you. Get to know our professional and friendly dentists.
Meet Dr. Dave Robertson, founder of Deer Valley Dental Care. He has retired from active practice, but is still involved in overseeing the operation of the practice he built over the past 30+ years. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree at the University of Manitoba in 1980.
In 1984, he started this Calgary dental clinic, Deer Valley Dental Care. The practice started small; just him and 1,500 square feet. Over the years the practice has grown to 14 dentists and 6,000 square feet.
Dr. Dave has been living in Calgary since 1981 with his wife Susan. He has grown kids: Don, Kevin, and Chelsea. Don is now also a dentist at Deer Valley Dental Care, and Kevin has gone into dentistry as well, specializing in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. Chelsea is a mechanical engineer working for Shell. When outside of the dental office, he likes to play hockey, golf and ski. He has also travelled to underdeveloped countries on missions – Mexico, Thailand, Laos, Mozambique so far.
Dr. Dave is a member of Alberta Dental Association and Canadian Dental Association. Dr. Dave is a general dentist.
Dr. Tobin Doty has been with Deer Valley Dental Care for 23 years and looks forward to continue caring for his many loyal patients. 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. George Spencer graduated from the University of Manitoba and has since enjoyed 30 years of serving the Calgary community as a dentist. When not at the dental practice, Dr. Spencer balances professional and personal life by volunteering in the community and spending time with his family. He and his wife have been married for 37 years and have six children – three boys and three girls. Each one has added joy and adventure to the couple’s life as parents.
Dr. Spencer also enjoys wood carving and keeping up with his seven grandchildren. Dr. Spencer provides services at Deer Valley Dental Care as a general dentist.
Dr. Neville C. Headley, CD, B.Sc., DDS, graduated from the University of Alberta in 1982. After practicing dentistry away from Calgary for 20 years, he returned to Calgary in 1998, and now practices full-time in northwest Calgary.
Dr. Neville also serves as a volunteer clinician at the Calgary Urban Project Society (C.U.P.S.) Dental Clinic, and is a member of the Alberta and Canadian Dental Associations.
Dr. Headley enjoys playing squash, curling, and golf. He is also accomplished in social, country, Latin and ballroom dancing. He serves on the Promotions Committee for the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede and is a Video Umpire for Track & Field Athletics. Dr. Neville sure gets busy so we’re more than happy that he also gets to bring his skills to our clinic. Talk to him on your next visit! Dr. Neville provides services at Deer Valley Dental Care as a general dentist.
Deer Valley Dental Care is proud to introduce you to another member of our family, a dentist in South Calgary, Dr. Ali-Reza Givehchian. Dr. Ali, as he’s commonly known, is originally from Tehran, Iran. He is fluent in both English and Persian. After earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1991, Dr. Ali moved to Calgary in 2003 following an associate offer.
Dr. Ali loves the field of dentistry as it presents an artistic aspect along with each dental treatment. It also presents an interesting biological science that is different for each patient. During his free time, Dr. Givehchian loves to spend his time with his wife, Maryam, and three children. They are fond of seasonal activities such as hiking and skiing. He also spends time studying online and watching the stock market.
Dr. Ali loves Calgary as it is a great place to work, an active city, and a safe place to raise a family.
Dr. Givehchian provides services as a general dentist at Deer Valley Dental Care.
Meet another general dentist from our team at Deer Valley Dental Care, Dr. Don Robertson. Dr. Don graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California. He has since moved back to Calgary to be with his family and join our team here.
Dr. Don is involved in the Canadian Dental Association and the Alberta Dental Association. When not in the dental office, Dr. Don gets himself busy with a number of outdoor activities – golfing, hockey, skiing, and mountain biking. He also enjoys drawing, reading, and spending time with his wife and his parents. And yes, (you may have already guessed this) he is Dr. Dave Robertson’s son.
Dr. Don provides services at Deer Valley Dental Care as a general dentist.
We welcomed Dr. Harleen Premi into the Deer Valley Dental Care team in July 2011. Dr. Harleen has been providing services as a general dentist to our South Calgary patients since then.
In 2003, Dr. Harleen moved to Calgary, married her husband, Harjinder, and started their own family. She then earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Dalhousie in Nova Scotia, and moved back to Calgary to practice dentistry.Dr. Harleen loves painting in her spare time, so living close to the mountains has been working great for this artist!
Dr. Harleen provides services at Deer Valley Dental Care as a general dentist.
Meet Dr. Ken Shwaluk, one of our Calgary dentists with a unique educational background. Dr. Ken holds a Bachelor of Physics, Doctor of Dental Surgery, and Doctor of Medicine degree. This allows him to hold a general license in both medicine and dentistry.
Dr. Ken has been living in Calgary for over 15 years. He’s a member of the Alberta Medical Association and the Alberta Dental Association. When not practicing dentistry, you’re likely to find him flying airplanes or restoring cars.
Dr. Ken provides services at Deer Valley Dental Care as a general dentist.
Dr. Morvarid Monfaredzadeh, DDS, hails from Tehran, Iran. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Asad University in 2000, practiced in Ontario for 14 years, and now she’s with Deer Valley Dental Care.
Dr. Mori, as everyone around the office calls her, is also a member of the Alberta Dental Association. She tries to be as gentle as possible when working with patients, the way she wants dentists to work in her mouth.
Dr. Mori loves the friendliness of the Calgary people. She also loves living near the mountains. She enjoys fishing as well so if you need a fishing buddy, do let her know.
Visit Dr. Mori here at the Deer Valley Dental Care office. She provides services as a general dentist.
Dr. Salimah Dhanji, from Vancouver, BC, developed an appreciation for dentistry at an early age. Her father got involved in a car accident that required him to undergo extensive dental care. The young Dr. Salimah watched in admiration as the doctor attentively treated her father, alleviated his pain, and gave him a new smile.
This event sparked Dr. Dhanji’s desire to become a dentist. Dr. Dhanji graduated from the University of Waterloo where she majored in Biomedical Sciences and minored in Biochemistry. Her aspiration for dentistry led her to the rich and historical city of Boston where she successfully earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Dhanji enjoys traveling, shopping, crafting, and spending time with friends and family. Secretly, she loves reality television shows – her favourites are X-Factor and The Voice.
Meet her in one of your visits! Dr. Dhanji provides services at Deer Valley Dental Care as a general dentist.
Dr. Dina Moussa has been with Deer Valley Dental Care since 2014 but has been practicing dentistry since 1999. She was born in Alexandria, Egypt and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery and Masters of Clinical Anatomy there. After practicing dentistry for several years she moved to Canada and completed her second Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2011 at the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Moussa is fluent English and Arabic, and she also speaks a little French!
Dr. Moussa has a vibrant and bubbly personality. She loves to laugh and have fun with her patients. She enjoys working with children and teaching them to care for their teeth and she strives to help all her patients feel comfortable in the dental office. Dr. Moussa is a general dentist that also offers Invisalign, Oral Sedation, Nitrous Oxide and CEREC services.
In her spare time Dr. Moussa is always doing something! She enjoys spending time with her family, drawing, painting, playing piano, cooking and much more. This year she hopes to learn to ice skate and wants to try camping with her family for the first time!
Dr. Dina Moussa provides services at Deer Valley Dental Care as a general dentist.
Dr. Kaitlin Enns, D.M.D., has been practicing dentistry since 2013. She earned her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the University of British Columbia. She is also involved in the Alberta Dental Association.
Dr. Enns provides gentle and proficient dental treatment, striving for each dental visit to turn out comfortable and enjoyable for her patients. She also serves as a volunteer dental provider and has already traveled to Argentina, Brazil, Guatemala, and throughout Vancouver.
Apart from dentistry, Dr. Enns is also into skiing, hiking, camping, and traveling. She loves that living in Calgary also means staying close to the mountains. Here at Deer Valley Dental care, Dr. Enns provides services as a general dentist.
Dr. Waleed Al-Turfi, known in the office as ‘Dr. Waleed’, is a general dentist at Deer Valley Dental Care who has been practicing dentistry since 2001. 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.
Calgary Dentist: All services provided by a general dentist.
Dr. Philipow has been a part of the Deer Valley Dental Care team since 2015. 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.
We’re happy to introduce you to South Calgary dentist, member of the Alberta Dental Association (ADA) and Fellow of the Royal Canadian College of Dentists of Canada, Dr. Joumana Salame, DDS, CMS, MS, Dip Perio.
Dr. Joumana provides services here at Deer Valley Dental Care as a Periodontist. She has always believed in educating patients when providing dental services. Dr. Joumana earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. She also obtained a Master of Science in Oral Biology degree at the University of Manitoba. She also has a certificate in Periodontology and Oral Implantology from Temple University – Maurice H Kornberg School of Dentistry.
Dr. Joumana is also a multilinguist, speaking fluent English, French, and Arabic. Dr. Joumana also treasures spending time with her family when not at work.