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Dr. Huda Abu-Jarad

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DDS (DENTIST)

Dr. Huda is best known for her kind and gentle manner to both her patients and her staff. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS) from the University of Alberta in 2005.

 

Prior to that, she had completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in Jordan in 2000 (Ranked Second in her class), In addition to a one year residency at Dammam Central Hospital the following year.

 

Upon graduation, Dr. Huda worked in Sioux Lookout, Ontario for two years. She provided much needed dental service within the Sioux Lookout Dental Clinic, the O.R. program in the community hospital, and to some 25 isolated First Nation communities.

 

In addition to this, she was dedicated and very keen on providing the students of Pelican Falls High School (a boarding school) with comprehensive dental care before they went back home to their northern communities, an effort that required her presence at the school full-time one week each month. Dr. Huda obtained hospital privileges at the Meno Ya Win Health Centre in Sioux Lookout treating pediatric and senior patients under general anesthesia.

 

Dr. Huda’s experience up north proved to her first hand how one bad dental experience can traumatize a child for life. Therefore, children’s experiences in her dental chair are of the utmost importance to her. Her passion for dentistry is enhanced by her gentle and professional chair side manner which puts her patients at ease.

 

Dr. Huda practices dentistry with integrity and knowledge and is committed on providing the highest quality of dental care to her patients (in the most conservative way) while remaining sensitive to their fears and concerns. The majority of Dr. Huda’s patients have been by word of mouth and referral by her committed patients (Thank you).

 

Dr. Huda has two daughters (Jenna and Leila), If she is not in the office or at a course you will find her cuddling with them.

 

Due to her strong family values , Dr. Huda understands how your time is precious. Therefore, she will do her absolute best to see you on time, and treat you and your family the way she would like her own family to be treated.

 

She is a member of :

 

1. Canadian Dental Association
2. Ontario Dental Association
3. Ottawa Dental Society
4. Ottawa Women’s Dental Study Club
5. Academy of General Dentistry
6. American Orthodontic Association.

 

She is endlessly involved in continuing education to better serve her family of patients. She is currently completing her studies at the Kois Dental Institute.

Dr. Azhar Pardhan

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DDS (DENTIST)

As a high school student, I was fascinated with the sciences and numbers. In university, I decided to major in mathematics while studying the sciences as I had already come to the conclusion that I wanted to become a dentist. I graduated from the University of Toronto in 1996 and had the unique opportunity to do my residency training in New York City at the world-renowned Mt. Sinai Hospital where I was awarded the Prosthodontic Award. Armed with practical experience and the theoretical business background, my partner and I purchased a small practice in Carp where we worked together for 15 years.

 

Over my 20+ years, I have honed my clinical skills but, most importantly, I have developed a passion for interacting with my amazing patients and helping them achieve their oral health goals. Clinically, my focus has evolved steadily through training under mentors like Drs. Peter Dawson, Carl Misch, John Kois, and Pat Allen. Even today, I continue to focus on various surgical procedures from complicated extractions, bone grafts, periodontal surgery, soft tissue grafts, and complex rehabilitations of patient’s smiles and jaw relationships.

 

Memberships:

 

· RCDSO

· ODA

· AGD

· ICOI, Fellow

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Dr. Sannan Sohail

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DDS (DENTIST)

Growing up in Ottawa, Dr. Sohail recognized in himself a passion for health care at a very young age. He pursued an Honours Bachelor of Science degree with a specialization in Biochemistry at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Sohail continued on to the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University, where he completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and maintained a consistent position on the Dean’s Honour list. He also received the Canadian Academy of Periodontology award for achieving the highest standing in the field of Periodontics. Dr. Sohail is committed to a lifelong journey of continued education to further enhance his knowledge and skills.

 

With a strong sense of community, Dr. Sohail has been involved in the Oral Health Total Health organization and the Dental Outreach Community Services program, providing health care education and motivation to patients with special needs.

 

Dr. Sohail strives to provide quality care and ensure that patients are provided with a pleasant experience at the dental office. His goal is to ensure that everyone he sees is comfortable and always leaves feeling better and healthier than when they arrived. Dr. Sohail is fluent in English, Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. 

Cindy

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RRDH (Registered Restorative Dental Hygienist)

Cindy is best known for her light and fun personality which brings a lot of life in to the office. She completed her Dental assisting education at Algonquin College in 2006- earning the Ottawa Dental Society award of recognition for outstanding clinical and academic skills. She then returned to Algonquin College to complete her Dental Hygiene education in 2009. She was the recipient of the coveted “Golden Scaler” award for outstanding clinical skills. She recently completed her Restorative hygiene certificate in 2015 at Algonquin as well. This allows her to play a role with Dr. Huda in completing restorative fillings. She continues to be actively involved as an Algonquin alumna by being part of the Dental Program Advisory Committee.

 

Cindy is endlessly involved in other continuing education such as new orthodontic treatment techniques and the most current periodontal procedures. She strives to deliver her patients the best clinical care possible as well as focusing on patient education and ensuring patient comfort along the way. She is a member of the Canadian Dental Hygiene Association as well as the Ottawa Dental Society.

 

Cindy is also a mom to a 5 year old beautiful girl and a 3 year old adorable boy. She has strong family values and loves working with children and hopes to create positive dental memories.

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RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist)

Hi!

 

I’m Ashleigh, I’ve been with Aqua since October 2014. I take a lot of pride in providing a positive and fun dental experience! I bring a very outgoing personality to our appointments together and love getting to know you! I treat all patients based on their individual needs, I feel that it is important to establish a great rapport, giving you the confidence you need for us to work together to better your dental health!

 

I graduated from the Canadian National Institute of Health (CNIH) in March 2014. I am the proud recipient of the Canadian Dental Hygiene award, which awards you for outstanding scholastics, leadership and clinical skills. I was the chair of the student committee and student representative for my graduating class.

 

When I am not at Aqua Dental, you can catch me spending time with my husband and cuddling my pets. I love to catch up on a great book or spend time planning my next big trip!

 

I look forward to meeting you and your family at our next appointment together!

Jasmine

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RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist)

Hi, my name is Jasmine,

 

After earning my diploma of Dental Hygiene in 2016 from Canadian National Institute of Health I entered the dental world to explore my passion for health and education. I love staying current and up to date on the latest information and techniques.

 

I pride myself on bringing positive energy and ensuring I can meet each patient’s individual needs. I love seeing kids and introducing them to the dental office. I strive to make it a fun and happy appointment by creating a positive experience that is tailored to each child’s need.

 

In my spare time I enjoy going to my family cottage, planning my next trip, reading a good book and doing yoga. I’m currently working on my yoga teacher training certificate and planning my wedding. I look forward to getting to know each of my patients and making sure they leave with a healthy, happy smile 

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Sandra

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RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist)

Hi there, my name is Sandra.  I am the most recent addition to the Aqua Dental hygiene team as of November 2019.  And what a great team I have become a part of!  It is a pleasure coming in to work each day, as the entire team are so warm and cheerful, and share my desire to provide caring, current and thorough care to each patient that walks through the door.  I greatly value a team that works together to ensure that the office runs smoothly, and have been fortunate enough to find that here!

After staying home with my 2 daughters when they were young, I decided to go back to school, and graduated with honours from the Algonquin College Dental Hygiene program in 2007.  Throughout my entire career, I have maintained memberships with the Canadian Dental Hygienist Association, the Ontario Dental Hygienist Association and the Ottawa Dental Hygienists Society. 

I now have over 13 years of clinical experience dealing in all facets of dental hygiene care, and with a wide range of patients. In 2018, I spent some time working as a Clinician for the Algonquin College Dental Hygiene program, and greatly enjoyed working with the students.  However, I found that one on one encounters with my patients suited me better, and so returned to full time work at a dental office.  I feel it is very important to treat each patient as required based on their specific individual needs, and my goal is to promote and maintain optimal oral health. Education and confirmation of patient understanding are of great importance to me.  I particularly enjoy the challenge of helping ease any anxiety an individual may bring to the chair. I desire to help them to feel that a visit to the dental office can be a positive experience. 

In my free time, I enjoy walking through the woods with my husband, cycling, gardening, cross country skiing, cooking, and anything to do with music!

I have enjoyed meeting many of you so far, and look forward to meeting many more!

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CDA II (Certified Dental Assistant)

Hi there, my name is Kim. I have been a dental assistant for 9 wonderful, funfilled years. I graduated from Career Canada in 2004 with honours and kept myself current with the latest technologies and advancements in our ever progressing field, by attending workshops and courses. I am a proud member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association, as well as the Canadian Dental Assistants Association.

 

I am very happy to work in an office that focuses on optimum patient care, has strong values, ethics and outstanding teamwork. Aqua Dental is passionate about patient comfort and care, as well as encouraging staff to reach their full potential and to continue their education, by attending courses.

 

My sense of humour and empathic personality assures patients to feel comfortable and relaxed. Outside of work, my main focus is my 11 year old son, husband and numerous pets, including a squirrel who is very adamant that he too, is part of our family.

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tracy

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CDA II (Certified Dental Assistant)

Hello, my name is Tracy.

 

I have enjoyed working in the Dental field since graduating from the Dental Assisting Program at Algonquin College in 1992. I continued with the Level II Assisting Program in 1994 with a Diploma from Western University.

 

Having returned to the Dental field 3 years ago, after taking some time off to raise my children, I am thrilled to be a part of the Aqua Dental Team, with their warm, caring approach to patient care and friendly staff.

 

Since joining the team in May 2017, I have had the pleasure of working with the many wonderful people in the community and looking forward to meeting many more!

Tracy

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CDA II (Certified Dental Assistant)

I graduated from the dental assisting program at Cambrian college in Sudbury in 1992 and  Algonquin college in 1998 for level 2 . I also did home daycare for a few years so I could care for my 3 boys while they were young, before coming back to assisting.

 

In my spare time, I enjoy baking, biking and cross country skiing.

 

I joined Aqua Dental in 2017 and have been fortunate to discover that this office has an amazing team of dental professionals who are all passionate about their careers and care of their patients.

 

I look forward to seeing familiar faces, hearing wonderful stories and meeting new patients!

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Carrie

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CDA II (Certified Dental Assistant)

Hello, my name is Carrie.

 

Born and raised in England, my family decided to take a huge step to immigrate to this vast, full of opportunity, beautiful country Canada!

 

As a child, not only did I appreciate this country’s beauty, but also noticed what great teeth you all had!

 

So here I am, a fully certified Level 2 PDA (Preventative Dental Assistant). I studied at Durham College 23 years ago and have been practicing ever since. Helping and sharing the love of having a healthy beautiful smile.

 

My motto to life is a SMILE, positive attitude and kindness, can be contagious. Which I believe the amazing members of Aqua Dental also share.

Tanya

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(Dental Administrator/CDA II)

Hi! My name is Tanya. I have been in the dental field since 1997. I graduated from college in Halifax, Nova Scotia but I am a true Cape Bretoner through and through! I worked as a Dental Assistant for the first 10 years and the remainder as a Dental Administrator. My transition to becoming a Dental Administrator has allowed me to develop stronger relationships with our patients. I really enjoy getting to know you and your family. I am also here to help you begin the process of becoming a patient at our clinic. I look forward to hearing from you!

 

In my spare time, I love spending time with my family. I have two beautiful children, Emma and Carter, who are my pride and joy! I also enjoy volunteering for my son’s hockey team, snow mobiling and when the weather permits, motorcycling.

 

I’m a member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association as well as the Canadian Dental Assistants Association. I attend Continuing Education courses throughout the year so I can continue to gain more knowledge about dentistry.

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Arriane

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(Dental Administrator)

Hi, my name is Arriane and I joined the Aqua team in September of 2019 as a front desk administrator. 

 

I graduated from Algonquin College in 1991 and since then enjoyed working in the dental field as a chairside assistant, treatment coordinator, and front desk administrator over the years. 

 

Outside of work I spend my time with my family, sewing, getting outside, or planning my next trip. 

April

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(Dental Administrator)

I graduated from the certified dental assisting program through Career Canada College in 1993. Immediately after graduation, I began working in orthodontics. Several years later I began doing office reception/management and this is where I felt I would excel.

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