Dr. Farhan Shivji completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of British Columbia, and has since
become the proud owner and principal dentist of NeWest Smile Dental, located in the heart of New Westminster’s Brewery District.
Dr. Shivji creates a welcoming and safe clinical environment that prioritizes patient comfort. Patients consistently
appreciate his precise anaesthetic technique, and his charismatic and caring chair-side manor. Dr. Shivji advocates for his patients, and enjoys educating patients regarding their oral health care, with consideration of each patient’s specific concerns- both restorative and cosmetic. As well as growing his practice, Dr. Shivji has a strong interest in population and public health. He has traveled to San Quintin, Mexico on a dental mission to provide dental care to communities in need.
In his spare time Dr. Shivji enjoys spending time hiking and skiing around beautiful BC, keeping up-to-date with his passion for cars, and spending time with friends and family.
Ashley is the energetic receptionist of our team. She is the first smiling face you see when you walk through our doors. She has held a number of administrative roles throughout her career; her diversity of industry experience has enabled her to develop a well-rounded approach to customer service. Upon graduating from a Dental Reception program she has become the backbone of our clinic. Ashley assists our patients in navigating their insurance policies and their treatment plans. Ashley loves to spend time with her beautiful daughter, husband, 2 cats and 1 dog.
Michaela graduated from the Certified Dental Assisting program at VCC in 2012, and has been working in the dental field since. She prides herself on having a comforting chair side manor, making the experience of going to the dentist as pleasant as she can for her patients. She is thrilled to be part of a caring and energetic team, and enjoys seeing her workmates smile just as much as she loves seeing her patients smile. Outside of dentistry, Michaela enjoys trying new things, painting, reading and eating good food.
Harpreet graduated from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene in 2010, and has been the head hygienist at Newest Smile Dental since 2014. Her gentle touch and genuine compassion for our patients guarantees a satisfying dental experience at every cleaning visit.
Her favourite part of dentistry is working in a friendly and welcoming office environment where patients feel comfortable.
Outside of dentistry,Harpreet enjoys shopping and catching up on her favourite shows on Netflix.
Newest Smile Dental
293 Nelson's Court
New Westminster, BC