Karen is our Office Manager and Treatment Coordinator and has been with Westside Orthodontics since 2005. Coming to us from the fine country of Scotland, she brings her warm and friendly approach to helping patients with their treatment questions, scheduling appointments and/or financial information. Karen loves being part of the Westside team and the camaraderie that comes with working with such a great, tight knit group of professionals! She is a major soccer fan and spends her weekends travelling the Lower Mainland as a soccer mum to her two boys. Karen’s other interests include cycling and watching British TV shows.
Sheena has been with Westside Orthodontics since 2005 as a Certified Orthodontic Assistant. She loves being involved with the process of improving patients’ smiles – particularly, the rewarding feeling that comes with the last appointment when the braces come off. Not only does she enjoy taking patients through the orthodontic process, but the opportunity it gives her to work with people from different cultures and ages – anywhere from age 7 to 80! When Sheena is not working with patients, she enjoys watching movies, going to restaurants and catching the latest shows on HGTV.
Gurminder is our receptionist and has been with Westside Orthodontics since 2018. She enjoys helping patients and being part of their smile journey. When Gurminder is not at work, she enjoys binge watching shows on Netflix, going to restaurants with friends, travelling and spending time with family and her dog.
Martha is one of our wonderful receptionists and enjoys chatting with patients, working with the Westside Team and loves when patients bring their puppies to visit. When she’s not at the office, Martha looks forward to socializing with friends and family, participating in sports and travelling. Do you watch Ted Lasso? If you do, you’ve got something to talk about with Martha! Martha’s proudest accomplishments are her children. If there were no limitations, you’d see her travel the world with no stone unturned.
Bridget is pleased to have joined the Westside Orthodontics, a team dedicated to quality treatment and that’s full of smiles every day. Bridget received her Masters degree at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She enjoys working as a Certified Orthodontic Assistant. Bridget loves working together with patients through their orthodontic process and believes it’s an amazing journey. She is driven by seeing patients happy with healthy smiles. In her spare time, Bridget likes to spend time with family, play golf, hike and travel.
Meet Mary, one of our Certified Orthodontic Assistants who is integral to patient care at Westside Orthodontics. Mary loves working in our open and friendly office; something that drew her to the Westside Team and that continues to make her role exciting and enjoyable. When she’s not caring for our patients, Mary enjoys driving long distances with music and indulging in seafood. If she could choose anywhere to visit, she would be travelling to Turkey.
Say hello to Meg on your next visit! Meg is part of our great team of Certified Orthodontic Assistants. Since joining the Westside Team, she’s enjoyed seeing the positive changes we can make for our patients. Outside of the office, you can find Meg travelling, visiting coffee shops and vintage shopping. This Star Trek fan’s biggest accomplishment has been starting a new life in Canada and meeting her husband. Meg is inspired by seeing people enjoy each other’s company and the thought of travelling to Italy or doing a safari adventure.
Introducing Sherry! Sherry is one of our wonderful CDAs who loves to see big smiles after treatments are done. Her biggest tip for patients? Floss everyday! Sherry loves to travel, cycle and play pickleball when she’s not at work. Watching nature documentaries and indulging in some good seafood are some of her favourite things to do. Strong friendships mean a lot to Sherry and she considers this one of her proudest accomplishments. One day, she’d love to visit Antarctica.
Sheida has always been passionate about dentistry and orthodontics and is happy to be a part of an amazing team at Westside Orthodontics. She loves the friendly and peaceful environment at the Westside office and the rewarding feeling that comes with seeing patients smile with confidence.
One of Sheida’s proudest accomplishments has been immigrating to Canada six years ago as a single mom with her teenage son. She is also very proud of receiving her Masters degree in Iran.
Outside of work, Sheida loves to spend time with her son and traveling (especially to Egypt). Some of her hobbies include wood carving, studying, hiking, dancing and having parties with friends.