Team members


Meet The team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

Office Administrator


Newsha holds a bachelor degree in wood science from University of British Columbia.

Her experience in sales and customer services extends to various industries and countries.

Newsha`s recent focus on office administration in dental offices grew naturally from being raised in a medical and dental family background.

Registered Dental Hygienist


Rose has been working on the North Shore for more than 12 years, two of which has been at IQ Dental. She graduated with a BSc from York University and later studied dental hygiene at Vancouver Community College. She continuously improves her knowledge and keeps up to date with the latest dental treatments and technologies.

Rose’s family is of outmost importance to her and her two girls take up most of her time. She loves traveling and reading books.

Certified Dental Assistant


Elli graduated from Vancouver CDI College in 2015 as a Certified Dental Assistant. She was recognized as an honor student in her class.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a computer graphic design diploma from Iran. She used to work in multiple well-known companies as an office manager in Vancouver and Iran prior to pursuing her true passion in the dental field.

Elli believes in “informed dentistry” and always tries to do her part by providing patients with as much treatment information as she can. She is also very friendly, passionate about her job; positive, organized, detail oriented and enjoys helping others.
In her spare time she enjoys sewing, reading, baking, tennis and spending time with her family.



Leila graduated from the CDI Certified Dental Assisting program in 2016 and has been continuously working since. She loves being able to contribute to our patient’s health. While they are in the dental chair, the highest quality and patient comfort will always be her number one priority.

She enjoys spending time with her family and her daughter’s little dog "Brownie", and outdoor activities like hiking and skiing and she loves to travel wherever she can.

Registered Dental Hygienist


Esi joined the IQ Dental team the summer of 2021. He has brought with him over ten years’ experience in nursing, and being a care aid. He graduated with BSc from Nursing school in his home country of Iran, then made the exciting move to Canada where he worked at Nurse Next Door helping those in our community. Later he studied Dental Hygiene at Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene. He believes one of the best parts of the dentistry is patient interaction.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with this family, pedaling around on his bike, and he plans to get a motorcycle to explore BC.

Registered Dental Hygienist


Shakiba moved to Vancouver about 20 years ago and she grew up in beautiful West Vancouver BC. She has been in the dental profession since 2005 when she first started her career as a CDA (Certified Dental Assistant). In 2012 she got her Dental Hygiene degree and since then she has been committed to providing quality care in a kind and comfortable environment.

During her practice, she helped many people of all ages overcome their anxiety about dental treatment and she is known for her gentle touch. She loves to interact with people and educate them on their proper dental hygiene routine care.

In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her dog, reading about medical and dental health, cooking and dining out with friends and family.

Certified Dental Assistant


When Heidi joined our team, she brought more than 27 years of dental experience with her. Her favorite part of dentistry is the interactions she shares with patients. She enjoys getting to know each of our patients and helping make their dental experience as stress-free as possible. Her commute from Port Moody is well worth it, since she loves her new IQ Dental family. She has also enjoyed getting to know the North Shore and all it has to offer!

Certified Dental Assistant


Analiza has worked in a dental environment for 15 years and completed a one-year course in preventive functional orthodontics in the Philippines.

Analiza migrated to Canada in 2009 and decided to continue her passion in dentistry. She finished the Intra Oral Dental Assisting Program at CDI College Burnaby and passed the NDAEB exam in 2010. Afterwards, she started working in several dental offices and assisted a variety of general dentists and certified specialists. In addition, she obtained a CDAA certification in UBC in 2015 and successfully assisted dental professionals with oral surgery procedures under intravenous sedation. She attends the Pacific Dental Conference yearly as she believes that continuing education is vital when it comes to delivering the current and best possible care to the patients.

Analiza's goal is to utilize her acquired skills and experiences in the challenging world of dentistry by providing safe, professional, and quality patient care.

She enjoys her spare time cooking, baking, and working out. Furthermore, she is a devoted mother of two wonderful and successful children.

Registered Dental Hygienist


Mitra has been in dentistry for over 16 years, she started off as a CDA from VCC & then graduated from Camosun in Victoria as a RDH. Her focus is to help improve your oral and overall health. She is constantly working to increase her knowledge of all things dental.

Administration Service Manager


Maryam holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Canada West in Vancouver. She has several years experience in both health and administrative roles in the research department, psychological hospital, and medical office back in her home country.

She comes from a medical background who recently enhanced her knowledge in business administration and believes a happy workplace, continuous learning, and strong teamwork are crucial to business growth.

Front Desk Administrator


Tabitha is one of the few born and raised in Vancouver. She enjoys all aspects of living in the ‘city’, which includes Hockey Games, Movies, so many restaurants to experience, and walking the many seawalls of the lower mainland. She also loves disconnecting and being in nature. Camping, Exploring the Mountains in her Jeep, and Road Trips across our beautiful province and hiking ALL of the trails.

Tabi is also a Chef by trade with over 18 years in the culinary industry. After a change in pace, she switched over into Quality Management within the Healthcare field and loved the structure & challenge of it all. After finishing school, she landed at IQ Dental and is excited to be a part of a caring, hard-working, and supportive team.


147 15th St. E

North Vancouver - V7L 3J4

+1 (604) 988-7010

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