Dr. Paul Chedraoui
General Dentist & Owner
“Dr. Paul” graduated from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden in 1979. He passed the Quebec and National Board of Canada exams and was a part-time faculty member at the Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry for six years. He speaks English, French and Arabic.
Dr. Chedraoui has been practicing at Coquitlam Centre Dental Clinic since 1988. He is married and has five children.
Dr. Dana Behan
General Dentist & Owner
Dr. Behan graduated from Universite de Liege Belgium in 1989. She passed the National Board Exam of Canada in 1991 and speaks English, French and Slovak.
In her free time, Dr. Behan likes to spend time in Hawaii with her husband and two children.
Dr. Lina NG
General Dentist & Owner
Dr. Ng graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1986. She became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 1990. She speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Dr. Ng has been practicing at Coquitlam Centre Dental Clinic since 1992. She is married with three children.
Dr. Angela Lai
General Dentist - I.V. Sedation
Doctor of Dental Medicine. Graduated from the UBC Faculty of Dentistry in 1999. Certified to provide I.V. Sedation. Her undergraduate studies in UBC were Pharmaceutical Science (Pharmacy). She is a certified in ACLS provider (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), which is emergency training for advanced medical professionals. She ensures both adult and child patients have positive and anxiety-free experiences during each dental visit. She speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
She is proficient in performing extractions and general dentistry with I.V. sedation, oral sedation and nitrous oxide (“laughing gas”) inhalation sedation. Dr. Lai attends various study clubs and advanced training courses throughout North America which include such topics as root canal treatment, gum grafting, orthodontic dentistry, sedation dentistry and implant dentistry. She has been practicing at Coquitlam Centre Dental Clinic since 2002.
Dr. Nariman Amiri
Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics (Implants)
Dr. Amiri is a graduate of the University of British Columbia in dentistry and is a board certified specialist in prosthodontics from the University of Iowa.
In addition to working two Saturdays a month here, Dr. Amiri works full-time in his state-of-the-art private practice in Vancouver which is dedicated to prosthodontics and implant dentistry. He is also a part-time clinical professor for graduate and undergraduate clinics in the Department of prosthodontics at UBC.
Dr. Amiri is the organizer and principal mentor for two study clubs and lectures extensively in meetings and societies including UBC Continuing Education.
Dr. Ian Matthew
Oral Surgery (Extractions)
Certified Specialist in Oral Surgery (Extractions)
Born in Kuala Lumpur, Dr. Mathew graduated from the UniversIty of Liverpool in 1979. Upon his graduation, he joined the British Royal Airforce where he served in the dental branch for 5 years.
He completed a Fellowship in Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and lectured in the oral surgery department at Birmingham Dental School in 1989.
When Dr. Mathew is not helping us with our [patient’s oral surgery needs, he teaches oral surgery at University of British Columbia.
In his free time, he enjoys gardening, photography, hiking.
Other accolades Include:
Masters Degree in Dental Science (1993)
PhD in Dental Science (1998)
Recognized by the General Dental Council of the UK (1999-present)
Dr. Peyman Safari-Pour
Endodontics (Root Canal)
Dr. Safari-Pour has been practicing dentistry for over 15 years. He has extensive experience treating a wide range of dental problems, including a particular specialty in root canal therapy. Over the last fifteen years, he’s treated over 20,000 root canal patients!
Dr. Safari-Pour has worked across a number of hospitals, private clinics, and government dental clinics, where he dedicated himself to treating low-income patients that struggled with their oral health.
Dr. Pouran Rostamian
Periodontal (Gum) Services
Dr. Rostamian practices periodontal treatment (gum-related surgery) and oral surgery. She registered with the College of Dental Surgeons in 1999 and is a clinical instructor with the dental faculty at UBC. Dr. Rostamian speaks English and Farsi.
Dr. Rostamian holds an interest in archaeology and ancient world history.
Dr. Tyler Duffy
Oral Surgery with Sedation
*IV sedation coming soon*
Born in Ontario and now living in Vancouver, Dr. Tyler Duffy graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario in 2004. For 14 years he was the solo owner of a practice in Vancouver providing the highest quality of dental care. Dr. Duffy’s special interests are in periodontal and oral surgical treatments to augment disease progression, and restore function through implantology. He has devoted countless hours to continuing dental education yearly working with some of the most renowned surgical experts. Dr. Duffy has been providing Invisalign treatment since 2006 and Botox facial rejuvenation since 2007. Dr. Duffy utilizes comfortable sedation treatments enabling patients to undergo complex work at ease. Dr. Duffy worked as a clinical instructor at UBC and enjoys educating patients while at practice. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Duffy enjoys an active life. An avid cyclist and snowboarder, he also enjoys team sports like hockey. Meditation and active work to improve spirituality is how Dr. Duffy likes to relax.
Dr. Duffy has a 10 year old chihuahua. When she was adopted at 6 months her name was Doe. After realizing her Nutty personality he gave her the last name Nut; or, simply, Doenut.
Credentials and Memberships
• Hons biomedical sciences University of Guelph
• Master of Science in Human Physiology
• Doctor of Dental Surgery University from Western Ontario
• Certification is oral and nitrous sedation dentistry UBC
• Pacific Training Institute for Botox and Facial Aesthetics
• Invisalign Premier Provider completed over 200 cases
• Perio Implant Institute program residency
• Health Care CPR/first aid
• CEREC , primescan itero certified
• Erbium Nd:Yay, Diode, Co2 Laser training
• Canadian Dental Association
• British Columbia Dental Association
• American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
• Clinical Instructor UBC