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 AJ. brings a positive attitude to the team by continuing to deliver excellence in dental care. Dr AJ has recently relocated from Gold Coast, Australia where he has been working as a dentist for 5 years. He is yet to experience an entire Canadian winter, so be sure to give him some tips and tricks to surviving those cold months. Dr AJ has a particular interest in Root Canals and creating dentistry that immitates nature.
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.
As a Dental Hygienist at Oliver Park Dental, Daniel is proud to work in an office that values environmentally sustainable dental practices. Daniel believes that oral health is inexorably connected to whole body health and that dental hygiene is a core foundation of healthy living.
In 2017, Daniel received his Diploma in Dental Hygiene from the University of Alberta and then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.
When he’s not educating you about proper home-care oral hygiene techniques, Daniel can be found watching an obscene amount of Netflix, biking, or tackling a new home renovation.
Since she was young, Chantel has always had an interest in dentistry. As she grew older and began to learn more about the profession, her interest in pursuing a career in Dental Hygiene emerged. As a Dental Hygienist at Oliver Park Dental, Chantel aims to educate each of her clients about the connection between their overall health and proper oral hygiene.
Chantel graduated from the Diploma in Dental Hygiene program at the University of Alberta in 2018 and has plans to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree specialising in Dental Hygiene within the next year.
When she’s not cleaning your teeth, Chantel can be found visiting the dog park with her Shih Tzu Bambam, camping with friends and family, or travelling to the mountains snowboard-in-hand.
After over 10 years of experience in the field of social services, Marcia decided to join the Oliver Park Dental team in 2017. As a part of our administration team, Marcia strives to change the way dental offices care for their patients and the environment.
When she’s not at Oliver Park Dental, Marcia also works as a certified Doula, supporting expecting mothers before, during, and after childbirth.
Rachelle, a Registered Dental Assistant at Oliver Park Dental, communicates her love for dentistry through her dedication to our clients and team.
Before joining the Oliver Park Dental team, Rachelle graduated from the Registered Dental Assistant Diploma program at NAIT in 2017.
When she’s not at the clinic, Rachelle enjoys playing competitive ladies fastball and volleyball, travelling, restoring rustic furniture, and spending time with her family and 12-year-old “puppy”.
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.
To Nadine, wearing dental scrubs feels like a badge of honour. Ever since she was little, she loved visiting the dentist — and her love for the dental industry only grew as she got older!
Nadine received a certificate in Dental Administration from Niagara College. After being immersed in the dental field, she decided to enrol in the Dental Assisting program at Niagara College as well, graduating as a registered Dental Assistant.
After working for 4 years in Vancouver, B.C. as a Dental Assistant and part-time Dental Administrator, Nadine and her family moved to Edmonton for a fresh start. Since in Edmonton, she has worked as a Dental Administrator for over 6 years and is passionate about continually learning and growing her skills in the dental industry.
When she’s not working (or shopping at Loblaws), Nadine can be found in snowboarding, camping with her family, or walking her Bull Mastiff Jasper in Edmonton’s river valley.