When it comes to catering to your dental troubles, we understand the trust that you put in us. Whether it is about our services or our team, we fully believe in the value of being transparent with you. We would love for you to know about us and about our team members.
Dr. Farid Nikfar graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2008. He worked for the following three years in the North West Territories, Yukon, and in Alberta. Dr. Nikfar has worked in Port Alberni since 2011, and in 2017 has taken over as head Dentist in the practice formerly run by Dr. Roland Nystrom. He makes it a priority to foster a warm and comfortable environment for all of his patients, while providing optimal comprehensive care. He is committed to refining his skills and staying current with the latest techniques and technologies. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and spending time with his family and friends.
Holly was born and raised in Port Alberni. She graduated in 1979 from Malaspina College in Nanaimo as a Certified Dental Assistant. She has worked in several practices throughout her career and is now managing our office while still loving her time with our patients. In her spare time, Holly enjoys camping all over Vancouver Island and spending time with her family and friends.
Jeanette has resided in Port Alberni since 1974. She graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant in 1975 when she started to work with Dr. Roland Nystrom, and now is our warm and friendly face at the front desk with Dr. Nikfar. Jeanette enjoys playing pickleball, ping pong, and spending time with her two children and four beautiful grandchildren.
Tina was born and raised in Port Alberni and is also our warm and friendly face at the front desk. She graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant in 1990 with the Open Learning Institute of B.C. In her spare time, Tina enjoys yoga, walking, and spending time with her family.
Catherine was born in Chili and moved to Port Alberni in 1993. She started out as a Certified Dental Assistant in the year 2000 and then went on to graduate with Camosun College in 2012 as a Registered Hygienist. In her spare time, Catherine enjoys the mountains, outdoors, and a passion for hiking.
Valerie moved to Port Alberni in 2017. She graduated from Camosun College in 1979 as a Certified Dental Assistant. Valerie has worked in dental practices on Vancouver Island, at UBC and on the mainland of BC. She enjoys walking and swimming in her spare time, and is waiting for the arrival of her first grandchild.
Sara was born and raised in Errington, BC. She graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant from Vancouver Island University in 2019. Sara joined our dental team in June of 2019 and has moved to Port Alberni. In her spare time, she enjoys health and fitness activities and spending time with her family and friends.