Meet our professional team including Dr. Alenabi and Dr. Wong, UBC graduates with more than 20 years experience, registered dental hygienist and assistants.
Dr. Farid Alenabi D.D.S., D.M.D
Dr. Farid Alenabi is a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) Graduated from the University of British Columbia. He has worked in cities of North Vancouver, Tri-cities, Abbotsford, and works as the principal dentist at the Morgan Heights Dental Centre. He has more than 20 years experience in all aspects of dentistry. Dr. Alenabi has performed Root canal therapies and retreatment of over 10,000 root canals, calcified and complicated root canals, and has completed the treatment of more than 4000 units of crowns and bridges. He completed and received a certificate for 300 hours of continue education in advanced courses of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Alenabi is a member of American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID).
Dr. Alenabi strongly believes in patient education by providing them with thorough description of their dental treatments. He is sensitive towards his patients’ dental needs and complaints.
Dr. Anthony C.S. Wong B.Sc., D.M.D.
Dr. Anthony Wong is an experienced dentist in this dental centre. His main areas of expertise are in the areas of Dental Implants and related prosthetic treatments, as well as Smile Design and Cosmetic Makeovers. Of course he is also well versed in all areas of general dentistry.
Dr. Wong graduated in 1976 from the University of British Columbia with degree in Dentistry. At the same time, he was elected to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society. Throughout his many years in dentistry Dr. Wong has pursued higher levels in dentistry by participating in and contributing his expertise in various study groups in the areas of Endodontics, Periodontics, Crown & bridge, Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics and Implant Dentistry.
Pat, Registered Dental Hygienist
Pat has been practicing Dental Hygiene for over 20 years. As an advocate for life-long learning, Pat shares her understanding of the connection between oral health and overall health, and educates patients to achieve both. Her ultimate goal is to ensure patients always enjoy a positive dental experience. When not working, she leads a busy life raising her family and enjoying all the activities beautiful British Columbia has to offer.
Raquel, Registered Dental Hygienist
Raquel graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2010 from Regency Dental Hygiene Academy in Toronto Ontario. Ever since, she has enjoyed practicing her craft and learning through continuing studies about the gift we have-oral health!
Her goal is to pass this enthusiasm on and become a partner with our patients by customizing oral hygiene education to their specific needs as well as helping them overcome any anxieties of dentistry through empathy and a sense of humour.
She is fluent in both Spanish and English and she finds it a pleasure to work with children. In her free time she enjoys exploring new cultures and viewing architecture through her travels – which inspires her diverse arts and crafts projects. She also finds animals endearing and is concerned about their welfare.
Amber, Dental Receptionist
Amber has been a dental receptionist for 5 years. She loves to read, cook and travel with her husband, as well as spend time with family and friends.
What she enjoys most about her job is building a rapport with patients.
Barb, Dental Administrator
Barb graduated as a Certified Dental Administrator in 2002. She enjoys getting to know the patients on a personal level, and is very helpful in assisting them with insurance issues.
She also likes to make everyone feel welcome and comfortable when they come in, and is known for her sense of humor. When not at work, Barb enjoys her Zumba classes, entertaining, and traveling with her husband Paul.
Marlene, Registered Dental Hygienist
Marlene has been practicing Dental Hygiene for 9 years. She graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2006 from Niagara College in Ontario.
Her ultimate goal is to provide her patients with comfortable and quality care based on their needs. Marlene believes that a solid patient education is crucial for oral disease prevention and care. She also enjoys keeping current on new technologies and techniques.
When not at work, Marlene enjoys the company of her family and friends as well as traveling, dancing, and enjoying flavors of the world!
Marilyn, Dental Receptionist
Marilyn entered the dental profession as a Certified Dental Assistant and brings with her over 25 years of dental experience. She is our newest member of the dental reception team and enjoys getting to know or patients while improving their dental experience.
In her spare time she likes swimming, golfing, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.
Bogdanka, Certified Dental Assistant
Bogdanka has joined our team in 2015 after graduating from Vancouver Community College in Certified Dental Assisting Program. She is a dedicated assistant providing positive, relaxing and friendly experience to all patients and making their visits more comfortable.
At her free time she is busy mother of twin boys and loves spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys walks and occasional horseback riding.
Sue, Certified Dental Assistant
Sue has been in dentistry for over thirty years.
She is an upbeat person who embodies integrity, compassion, and respect with a dash of humour. Sue enjoys long walks with her dog Milo, spending time with family and friends.
She is a proud grandmother of a beautiful baby girl Emma.
Kristen, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kristen Wong graduated from Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene in 2013 and has been a practicing hygienist since then.
Volunteering for dental events has always impacted her life: from locally volunteering at the special smiles booth at the special Olympics to giving oral health presentations at the Surrey Association for Community Living, and Semiahmoo House Society. She has traveled to San Quintin Mexico to provide dental care to the less fortunate with the Holy Outreach Society.
She speaks Cantonese, and enjoys educating her clients on oral health. During her spare time Kristen enjoys volunteering, putting smiles on people’s faces, organizing events, and traveling.
Whitney, Certified Dental Assistant
Whitney is a recent graduate of CDI college, where she finished with honors. She’s a caring individual who works hard at whatever she does.
She has always wanted to help people in whatever career she chose, and is now excited to make a difference in peoples’ lives within the dental community. Whitney enjoys travelling, reading and writing novels, attending church and spending time with friends and family.