Meet The Dentists
Dr. Mitra Motamedi
Dr. Mitra Motamedi earned her certificate from the National Dental Examination Board of Canada in 2013. Prior to that, she graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Azad Dental University of Tehran in 2002. Dr. Motamedi is an active member of the College of Dental Surgeons of BC and the BC Dental Association. She continues to expand her skill set by taking continuing education training in root canal treatment and cosmetic dentistry. She also takes the initiative to stay current with all the latest technology that dentistry offers, in order to achieve patient comfort and provide premium quality dental care. When she is not busy at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, running, hiking and listening to music.
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. Kunal Sadhwani
Dr. Kunal Sadhwani was born and raised in India. He obtained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.) degree in India in 2013. After that, he decided to move to Canada and obtained a Diploma in Dental Hygiene (Dip D.H.) from Confederation College in Thunder Bay, Ontario, in 2015.
He worked as a dental hygienist in Saskatchewan and simultaneously cleared his dental licensing exams in 2018, conducted by the NDEB, to be eligible to practice dentistry in Canada. He practiced dentistry in Saskatchewan and moved to BC in 2020, and started practicing at Whitehouse dental in July 2020 as an associate dentist.
He loves practicing all aspects of dentistry and is proficient at restorations, root canals, extractions and firmly believes oral health is the key to overall health. He takes his time to build rapport with his patients and understands that some patients have a fear of going to the dentists, and tries to educate patients before performing any procedures.
He takes continuing education to stay updated with his dental knowledge. He speaks English, Hindi and Gujarati fluently. When he is away from dentistry, he enjoys travelling and cooking and spends most of his time with his wife and their two cats.
Willow Dental Care Langley is proudly owned by Dr. A. Shivji Dental Corporation
About the Willow Dental Care Network
Willow Dental Care has been around for close to 25 years (but with combined dental experience of almost 100 years).
Each Willow Dental Care office is staffed with highly trained dentists. But what Willow Dental Care is really proud of is our training in client service. We understand that going to the dentist isn’t the most enjoyable activity on your to do list. But our staff is trained to make the experience as calm and relaxing as possible. How about an office that truly listens to your past experiences or how sensitive your teeth really are? Imagine someone who understands that you can’t stand something in your mouth or that you just don’t freeze well. Whether you simply just don’t enjoy going to the dentist, or you truly fear the experience, Willow Dental Care has got your back.
Willow Dental Care offers telephone consultations, so that you will be fully prepared as what to expect when you come in for an appointment. If your fear, or your child’s fear is overwhelming, all our offices are fully certified and trained in Conscious Sedation with pre and post appointment support.
As general dental offices that offer all the range of family and cosmetic services having a happy safe environment is always a better choice. This is good news for high fear patients but also good news for everyone in the family.
Now you can chose a Willow Dental Care office in Chilliwack, Abbotsford or Langley.