Meet The Dentists
Dr. Daryoush Maleki
Dr. Daryoush Maleki, General Dentist, obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from McGill University in 2005. Following graduation, he moved from Montreal to Ottawa where he practiced general dentistry at Carleton University Dental Clinic for three years. During this time he honed his skills in performing Oral Surgeries, particularly the extraction of impacted wisdom teeth. In addition, he also performs most other dental procedures such as Orthodontics, Endodontics, Cosmetic Dentistry (bonding, veneers, crowns and bridge work), Implants. He moved to British Columbia in 2008 to be closer to his family and has been practicing in the greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley area since.
As a strong believer in the importance of continuing education, he continuously participates in numerous seminars and study clubs; such as the Pacific Implant Institute study club, Rondeau seminars (orthodontics for general practitioners) and Ickert Teaching Centre for placing and restoring Implants. Although Dr. Maleki enjoys all aspects of dentistry, he is particularly interested in the areas of Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics and Surgery. Currently, he is also a part time clinical instructor at the Faculty of Dentistry at University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Dr. Maleki is equally a firm believer in patient education.
Dr. Maleki believes that the best treatment plans are those in which the patient is involved in the decision making process. As such, he strives to inform his patients of the treatment options available and to help them determine what treatment option is the best for them. He believes in creating an environment that is both professional and comfortable. Dr. Maleki prides himself on meeting and going above his patients expectations and to provide them with quality care, a healthy and beautiful smile and pleasant experience.
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Maleki spending time with his family and enjoys watching his young son grow.
Dr. Rhonda Elloway-Stephens
Dr. Rhonda Elloway-Stephens, General Dentist, has over 38 years of experience in the dental industry. Dr. Stephens has followed her father’s footsteps to become one of the most well-known dentists in Langley BC. Dr. Stephens graduated with Magna Cum Laude highest honors from Loma Linda University, California in 1982 with a BSC in Dental Hygiene and in 1990 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree.
Upon graduation, Dr. Stephens received multiple awards including the honor of being inducted into the exclusive Omnicron Kappa Upsilon dental society.
Dr. Stephens is a strong believer in continuous education and dedicated at least 50 hours a year in all areas of dentistry, general healthcare and nutrition. Through continuous education, Dr. Stephens has discovered a passion for holistic dentistry and enjoys helping patients with their overall health concerns such as sleep and breathing disorders, facial development, headache and TMD/TMJ symptom, as well as periodontal problems.
- Sleep Apnea Treatment with Oral Devices
- Oral Conscious Sedation for dental phobics (DOCS)
- Cosmetic Botox Treatments
- TMJ/TMD Treatments with Special Emphasis on Headache Relief and Jaw Pain
- Functional Orthodontics and Dental Facial Orthopedics
Dr. Rodney Shainbom
Dr. Rodney Shainbom, General Dentist, graduated with his dental degree from the University of Witwatersrand and operated his own private practice in Johannesburg, South Africa for 15 years, before immigrating to Canada in 1996. After working as an associate, he opened his own private practice in 2001 in West Vancouver, BC, and just sold that clinic due to his relocation close to the border. Due to the impeccable standard of training he acquired at “Wits,” Dr. Shainbom is proficient at all areas of general dentistry, including exams, restorations, endodontics, extractions and surgery. Specifically, he greatly enjoys the process of helping a patient achieve their goals for their dental health and their aesthetic appearance.
Dr. Shainbom’s training and experience has made him adept at fashioning crowns and veneers, as well as in completing grafting and other forms of surgery necessary to maintain functioning, comfort, beauty and enjoyment of one’s smile.
Dr. Shainbom believes that dentistry is a scientific art, where each person’s situation presents challenges and rewards that he is eager to address and to resolve, all with the patient’s full knowledge, input and guidance. Dr. Shainbom also continues his dental education in Canada and in the U.S., learning new skills and mastering innovations that improve patients’ outcomes and their dental care experience.
In his spare time, Dr. Shainbom enjoys outdoor activities with his wife, Vermeda, and with their animals, Zevi and Bob, as well as creative pursuits, such as painting, drawing and woodworking.
- Extractions, including impacted wisdom teeth
- Aesthetic restorations, including crowns, veneers, and tooth realignment via MTM
- Gum and bone grafting
- Botox Cosmetic® Professional
Dr. Darren Leung
Dr. Darren Leung was born and raised in beautiful British Columbia. An avid traveler, Dr. Leung received his dental education in Australia where he graduated with high achievement. He has worked in various public dental hospitals across Australia, gaining experience and mentorship in treating a vast array of routine and complex cases. Despite the kangaroos and beautiful weather in Australia, he is very happy to be back in his hometown Vancouver!
Dr. Leung can speak English, Cantonese and Mandarin. He is committed to keeping up to date with the latest evidence-based dentistry and technology through his passion of learning and continuing education. Currently, he has a special interest in clear aligners (Invisalign) treatment and is furthering his knowledge by being part of local study clubs and mentorship programs.
Dr. Leung’s treatment philosophy is to optimize and encourage maintenance of one’s natural dentition. Hence, he is proficient in endodontics (root canal treatments), prosthodontics (reconstruction of function and cosmetics) and periodontics (treatment and maintenance of gum and supporting structure). Dr. Leung puts a great emphasis on building a positive patient-doctor relationship. He understands and empathizes with patients and thrives to provide patient-centered care and service to achieve the best outcome.
In his spare time, Dr. Leung loves to new cooking recipes and eating delicious food. He also has a passion for music and enjoys playing guitar.
Dr. Payam Mahmoodi
Dr. Payam Mahmoodi achieved his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Shahid Beheshti of Tehran in 1998. He received his Dental Implant Fellowship (D.U Implant) and Cosmetic Dentistry Certification (C.E.S esthetic ) from Paris University in 2004.
Dr. Mahmoodi had his own Dental Clinic in Tehran, providing exceptional and professional dental care for more than 20 years. He moved to Canada and earned his certificate from the National Dental Examination Board of Canada in 2018.
Dr. Mahmoodi is committed to maintaining high-quality standards and morality. He has dedicated many years to enhance his knowledge and experience of innovative techniques and technologies in all aspects of dentistry.
When Dr. Mahmoodi is away from the office, he enjoys spending quality time with his family, exercising, hiking, watching movies and exploring nature.
Dr. Payam Matin
General Dentist. Photo & bio coming soon.
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