Dr. Jeff Falk was born and raised in Innisfail, Alberta. In 2002, he completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in General Studies after studying at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California and Nazarene University College (now Ambrose University College) in Calgary. He was accepted into the Doctor of Dental Surgery program at the University of Alberta and graduated in 2006. He practiced in a general dental practice in Innisfail as an associate and then as an owner from 2006 to 2012. Dr. Falk is married to Shannelle, and they have three sons: Jackson, Hunter and Logan. Dr. Falk is excited to be the owner of a dental practice that is a certified non-hospital surgical facility offering dental implants, tooth extractions, and all areas of general dentistry. He enjoys playing hockey, golfing and outdoor pursuits with his family.
Dr. Sam Tsai received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at University of Alberta. Prior to that, he completed the Bachelor of Science degree in Honours Pharmacology at University of British Columbia. He enjoys the diverse general dentistry practice with a keen interest in IV sedation treatment. In his spare time, Dr. Tsai enjoys travelling, hiking, and photography.
Dr. Katherine Kousaie received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from McGill University, after which she completed a one year general practice residency at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal. She then worked as an associate in a busy downtown Montreal dental office for four years. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of British Columbia. After a short break from practice, she moved from the big city of Montreal to Grande Prairie, AB and is getting re-accustomed to small town life with her young family. She currently practices general dentistry on a part time basis. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and travelling.
Dr. Michelle Bazinet graduated from the University of Alberta in 2000 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She has practiced in a few towns around Alberta, including Whitecourt and Edson, and even practiced for one year in Goose Bay, Labrador (NL). Since joining the team at Gateway Dentistry Group in 2008, she has focused on the treatment of children and special needs adults. To keep things interesting, she has recently spent two years studying electronics at NAIT, receiving a diploma in Biomedical Engineering Technology.
In her spare time, she plays hockey and creates Halloween prosthetics.
Dr. Don Beeson graduated from the University of British Columbia with his Doctor of Dental Medicine. Dr. Beeson grew up in Grande Prairie and is excited to come back to his family's home and provide dentistry to the community where he was raised. During his spare time, his hobbies include working out, photography, and enjoying the great outdoors with his new puppy.
Dr. Mohammad Ahmad Javaid or “Dr. Mo” as his patients and colleagues like to call him was born and raised in Lahore, Pakistan. He completed Bachelor of Dental Surgery from University of Health Sciences Lahore, Pakistan. Following completion of the graduate dental program, Dr. Javaid, completed a one-year house job (general dentistry residency) at FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan. He then spent the next 15 months serving the local community as a general dentist. To further his knowledge in basic sciences and research, Dr. Javaid completed Master in Dental Sciences from McGill University, Canada. He then enrolled in Diploma in Periodontics, a three-year clinical residency program with focus on advanced surgical techniques in Periodontics and Implant dentistry, at The University of British Columbia, Canada. Simultaneously, he also started his second Master Degree in Craniofacial Sciences at The University of British Columbia.
He is a member of the Fellowship of Royal College of Dentists Canada (RCDC) in Periodontics. He has published many articles in peer reviewed international journals, contributed to Canadian Dental Association Blog and has been an author of multiple book chapters in internationally published books in the field of periodontics and implant dentistry. His research can be followed at www.researchgate.net/profile/Mohammad_Ahmad_Javaid...
Outside his professional activities, Dr. Javaid enjoys living a healthy lifestyle and lifting weights. However, his most cherished possession is his relationship with his family, patients, friends and colleagues.