Meet the Team
It’s not easy to find dentists in Downtown Edmonton that are this committed to providing you with the highest quality of service and striving to be one of the best dentists offering eco-conscious digital dentistry.
Dr. Dwayne Olatonade
Dr. Olatonade graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Sciences in 2005 and a Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2007. He is proud to have provided dental care to the Edmonton community for over ten years. Dr. O has also previously practised in rural Alberta, Calgary, and the Greater Toronto Area.
Dr. Olatonade is passionate about volunteering dental services to those without means, both here in Canada and abroad!
When he’s not at the clinic, you can find Dwayne attending live music events around the city, travelling to places all over the globe, or participating in water sports such as surfing and scuba-diving!
Dr. Aqib Shirazi
Dr. Shirazi graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor in Science (Psychology) in 2014 and a Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2018. He was born and raised in Edmonton, and liked it here so much that he never left.
Dr. Shirazi takes pride in his patient-centered approach. He will always take the time to address any questions or concerns that you might have. In his time away from work, you might find him attending local festivals, taking pictures, or trying to replicate recipes from the Food Network.
Dr. Paul Nassar
Dr. Paul Nassar graduated from the University of Alberta in 2016 & obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto in 2020.
Dr. Nassar has been a commissioned officer in the Canadian Armed Forces for 4 years. He provides dental care for Canadian military members. Outside of the military clinic Dr.Nassar provides comprehensive dental care for the community. Dr.Nassar also has a passion for learning & teaching the most current dental methods to provide excellent care for his & other practitioner’s patients.
Outside of work Dr.Nassar can be found at the many summer events Edmonton has to offer. He’s also an avid Formula 1 fan & car enthusiast!
As a Registered Dental Assistant at Oliver Park Dental, Ashley believes patient education is key to providing the best dental care. She enjoys being a part of a team that strives to create an overall relaxing experience at the dental office.
In 2017, Ashley graduated from the Dental Assisting program at NAIT and has been at OPD ever since.
When she’s not at the clinic, Ashley is eith er doing yoga, travelling the globe, or taking a nap.
Christine is the Accounts Manager at Oliver Park Dental. She enjoys coming to work every day to work with the GREAT Team at Oliver Park Dental. Christine is new to the dental field so everyday is an exciting learning experience. Outside of work, she enjoys golfing, fishing and camping.
Actually you can find him anywhere but at GoodLife.
Favorite time of the year = McDonalds monopoly.
Rachel graduated from the NAIT dental assistant program in April of 2020. Rachel takes pride in being able to make her patient’s feel as comfortable as possible while getting their dental treatment done. She became a dental assistant to help ensure everyone has a healthy; beautiful smile. In her spare time, you can find her researching the latest beauty trends, attending music festivals and shopping!
Kelsey’s dream has always been to become a dental hygienist. Her journey began in the very small town of Lashburn, Saskatchewan, and has brought her here to Edmonton, where she completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene at the University of Alberta in 2020. She joined the Oliver Park team in 2021 and is grateful to be a part of a practice where education and client focused treatment planning are paramount.
After experiencing all that Edmonton has to offer, Kelsey fell in love with the hustle and bustle of the city life (still not a huge fan of traffic circles - but who is?). When she isn’t sprucing up smiles, you can find her eating out, rock climbing, relaxing at home, or binge watching the latest true crime series on Netflix.
Safiya was born and raised in Edmonton and attended MacEwan University in 2017 for general sciences. She then transferred to the University of Alberta and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2021. Safiya values patient education to ensure you know exactly what's going on during treatment, and will provide many individualized tips to make your home care easier. She loves meeting new patients and building meaningful connections with them.
Outside of the clinic, you’ll find her at a dessert place, exploring the many river valley trails, or taking a nap!