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Our Team

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Practice Philosophy

Communication is the key to good dentistry. We recognize that excellent communication can only occur in a relaxed and trusting environment where patients feel they are able to express their needs and concerns. My staff and I always take the time to ensure that patients understand every aspect of their dental care. At our local Calgary dentists office, dental treatment only begins after a comprehensive examination, including a complete medical and dental history, relevant x-rays and a thorough understanding of each patient’s dental needs and their desired outcomes. There are usually several treatment options. Patients are informed of the relative merits and costs for each option and are encouraged to ask questions while making their choices.

As a practice of General Dentistry, we offer comprehensive care to patients of varying ages our teeth cleaning, teeth whitening and all of our services are carried out by highly qualified general dentists. Dental health has been found to be closely linked to many medical conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, chronic lung disease, low birth weight and strokes. We are committed to providing dental care in a caring, non judgmental manner, focusing on each patient’s well being!

Our Dentists

Dr. Jennifer Silver
Dr. Jennifer SilverDentist
Dr. Jennifer Silver was born in Newfoundland, but has considered herself an Albertan for 15 years.

Dr. Silver graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Dr Silver has a great understanding of patients needs. She enjoys taking time to discuss procedures and treatment options, and does so in a calm and reassuring manner. Dr Silver is comfortable treating patients of all ages and welcomes the opportunity to meet new challenges.

Dr. David Ewart
Dr. David EwartDentist
Dr. David Ewart has been practicing dentistry in Calgary since 1981 after obtaining his dental degree from the University of Western Ontario. Prior to that he obtained a B.A.,and a Masters in Histology from Western Ontario and a Doctorate in Developmental Biology from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

Dr. Ewart taught at the University and College levels before entering Dentistry. He feels privileged to be treating second and third generations of his early patients and values the relationships that he has built.

Dr. Ewart is committed to providing sound dental care based on a thorough assessment of his patient’s needs and wishes.

Dr. Janet Kan
Dr. Janet KanDentist
Dr. Kan is a native of Winnipeg, Manitoba and graduated from the University of Manitoba.

After spending two years in Grande Prairie, Alberta as an Associate Dentist, she too is very happy to make Calgary her home. She is interested in all aspects of dentistry and enjoys caring for patients of all ages. She is committed to providing excellent care and is an exceptional listener who is able to address the dental needs of all patients in a calm and reassuring manner.

Dr. Ruby Lai
Dr. Ruby LaiDentist
Dr. Lai received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of British Columbia.

After graduation, she worked in various locations as a dental associate in Vancouver, B.C., before she took on an opportunity to work in Fort McMurray, Northern Alberta. She performed all aspects of dentistry, with a strong emphasis on dental emergencies. Now settled in Calgary, she is determined to continue her dental career at Macleod Trail Dental.

She is a very caring individual with a keen interest in building long-term professional relationships with her patients. She believes that spending time listening to the patients’ needs is critical in providing comprehensive treatments.

Dental Hygienist

Samantha
SamanthaDental Hygienist
Amy
AmyDental Hygienist
Chelsea
ChelseaDental Hygienist
Erin
ErinDental Hygienist

Dental Assistants

Our four Registered Dental Assistants are not only well trained and knowledgeable, but they are also extremely supportive, compassionate and gentle. They ensure that our patients fully understand their dental treatment and options.

Stephanie
StephanieDental Assistant
Emily
EmilyDental Assistant
Linda
LindaDental Assistant
Lauren
LaurenDental Assistant

Office Administration

Our Office Administrators are here to help from when you arrive to when you leave.

Pam
PamHygiene Coordinator
Carol
CarolTreatment Coordinator
Kathleen
KathleenOffice Administrator

Modern Equipment

State-of-the-art heat sterilization, current materials including mercury-free fillings, digital radiographs, operating microscopes and intra-oral cameras are all modern dental tools we use in caring for our patients.

modern dental equipment calgary
modern dental equipment calgary

If you have any questions/concerns please feel free to give us a call anytime at 403-253-1248 or email us at info@macleodtraildental.ca.