Meet The Team
Bill Holden, B.Sc., D.D.S.
Dr. Holden is a 1991 graduate from the University of Alberta. He is a general dentist who provides implant placement, restoration, associated bone grafting, maintenance, and complication management on a referral basis.
Outside the clinic, Dr. Holden is involved with coaching and playing soccer, hockey, and football. His hobbies include canoeing, fishing, hunting, and the outdoors. He has also been involved with Scouts Canada as a volunteer for many years and currently leads a Scout Troop. He is married with two children.
Ali Afshar, B.Sc., D.D.S.
Dr. Afshar received his first dental degree from the University of Alberta in 2001, followed by a certificate in advanced graduate studies in general dentistry from Boston University. He is a general dentist and currently has a referral practice focused on dental implants, soft tissue management, and complex restorative cases. He is also involved in teaching locally and internationally.
Dr. Afshar has two young children who take up most of his free time. His hobbies include soccer, golf, skiing and driving his children around.
Sara Afshar, B.Sc., D.D.S.
Dr. Sara Afshar earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Alberta in 2015. Previously, she had received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta in 2008 with a major in Finance and minor in Accounting. She worked in the finance industry for two years, after which she returned to school to complete her science pre-requisites to enter dentistry.
Dr. Sara is always learning and growing and that is her favorite aspect of being a provider in the field of dentistry. She strives to provide her patients with up-to-date and comprehensive treatment planning and information. Dr. Sara left the finance industry to enter a career that would allow her to have a bigger impact in her community and to build long-lasting relationships with her patients.
In her free time Dr. Sara likes to spend time with her husband and her puppy MJ. She enjoys snowboarding, as well as playing ball hockey and tennis. However, her favourite pastime is travelling and experiencing different cultures around the world.
Meet Our Staff
We are proud to be part of a great team!
Our support staff includes our office manager, four business assistant/treatment coordinators, two registered dental hygienists, seven registered dental assistants, a registered denturist, two registered dental technicians/ceramists, plus our bookkeeper and our custodian.
We work hard but we enjoy what we do–helping our patients. Talk to our staff and learn more about their training and how it applies to your care.