At Heritage Village Dental Clinic, we offer gentle and personalized dental care to families. Our clinic has been serving the Southwest Edmonton area for over 30 years, striving to make sure every person that comes to our practice has a good experience. Along with offering flexibility in hours, our dentists also follow the recommendations made by the College of Dental Surgeons of Alberta and Alberta Health Services to keep our patients and staff as safe as possible. Read further to learn more about our excellent and dedicated team of dental professionals!
Meet The Team
Dr. Alex Fong - DDS
Dr. Alex Fong graduated from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Dentistry, and completed a Hospital Dental Residency at the University of Saskatchewan. He strives to ensure that his patients are comfortable and informed. Dr. Fong cherishes the relationships he made in his 30+ years of serving his hometown community. In his free time, Dr. Fong enjoys spending time travelling, and food-tasting with his family, as well as playing recreational hockey and pickleball. Dr. Fong speaks English and Cantonese.
Dr. Bernie Kan - DDS
Dr. Bernie Kan is a graduate from the dentistry program at the University of Alberta, born and raised in Edmonton. He is caring and patient to listen to each of his patients' concerns and work together with them to achieve personalized oral health goals. Dr. Kan enjoys exploring all the new (and old!) restaurants in the city with his family. Dr. Kan speaks English and Cantonese.
Dr. Pam Chowdhury - DDS
Dr. Pam Chowdhury graduated from the School of Dentistry at the University of Alberta in 1991. Since then, she has proudly practiced dentistry in South Edmonton for almost 30 years building long lasting relationships with patients based on trust and clear communication. Her philosophy is to provide dental care with a patient-oriented approach, achieving this by listening to patients' concerns and then educating them before providing treatment. Dr. Chowdhury is also involved in academia at the University of Alberta as a Clinical Assistant Professor and as a DDS Student Advisor. In her spare time, Dr. Chowdhury enjoys spending time with her family as well as travelling, yoga, and photography. She speaks English, Hindi and Punjabi.
Stephanie - RDH
Stephanie received her Dental Hygiene Diploma from Oulton College in Moncton, New Brunswick. Originally from Nova Scotia, she is as friendly as one can be! She is joyful and gentle in her dental service, providing thorough care to patients to help improve both their oral health and overall health. Outside of work, she enjoys shopping, camping, and spending time with family and friends. Stephanie speaks English and French.
Grace - RDH
Grace graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She is dedicated to providing quality hygiene care and making everyone’s dental experience comfortable and positive! She loves educating her patients on the importance of oral health and hopes that they can achieve optimal overall health. Aside from being a dental hygienist, she enjoys travelling, exploring new foods and cultures, hiking, and badminton! Grace speaks English and Cantonese.
Lillian - RDH
Lillian graduated from the University of Alberta and has completed her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. She is hardworking, sociable and passionate about educating her patients on oral hygiene. Lillian aims to make every appointment informative and comfortable. Outside of the dental clinic you can often find her on the volleyball courts or catching up on Netflix shows at home. Lillian is excited to be a part of the HVDC team and make a difference in her patients’ oral health! Lillian speaks English and Cantonese.
Melanie - RDA
Melanie has served our community as a registered dental assistant for over 20 years and has been with Heritage Village Dental Clinic since 2005. She elevates any space she is in with her uplifting humour and big heart. Helping people stay confident and content with their dental health is the best part of her job. After work, she enjoys spending time watching her sons play hockey. Melanie speaks English and assists Dr. Fong.
Jaclyn - RDA
Jaclyn has been a registered dental assistant at Heritage Village Dental Clinic for 24 years. She models gentleness and humility in her dental assistance, always prepared to help our patients understand and implement their dental plans. When she’s not at the office, you might find her camping with her family or on a lakeside stroll. Jaclyn speaks English and assists Dr. Fong.
Selina - RDA
Selina graduated from Dental Assisting at NAIT in 2007. She has been serving as a registered dental assistant for over 10 years. Her creative and friendly spirit shines in her admirable work. Selina enjoys reading books, camping in the mountains, and is dexterous to make lovely crafted goods. Selina speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese. She assists Dr. Kan.
Sarah - Office Manager & RDA
Sarah has been a registered dental assistant for over 15 years and has served Heritage Village Dental Clinic since 2008. Sarah’s compassion is foundational in her dedication towards building trustworthy relationships with our patients. If she’s not asking about your day, she is probably staying active outdoors, skiing or travelling with her family. Sarah speaks English.
Cassandra - RDA
Cassandra has spent over 15 years working in the dental field as a registered dental assistant and receptionist. She is outgoing and bubbly with a contagious energy that welcomes everyone she meets. Cassandra is always ready to recommend delicious recipes, innovative beverages, inspiring activities, and more! Cassandra speaks English.
Sarah - Receptionist
Sarah graduated with a Master’s degree in Law and a Diploma for Medical Office Assistance. She worked in the customer service and hospitality industry for over 10 years before joining HVDC. Her goal is to help patients feel informed and satisfied by addressing concerns with warmth and respect. Outside of work Sarah enjoys painting, writing, cooking, baking, and spending time with her son. Sarah speaks English, Farsi (Persian) and can understand Arabic.
Tiffany - Receptionist
Tiffany worked as a receptionist at HVDC while getting her education degree from the University of Alberta. Since then, she has taught in Edmonton Public Schools and become a mother to 4 children. She has always kept her connection to HVDC and was excited to come back in 2018 to work with the team on Fridays. She enjoys seeing familiar faces and interacting with everyone that comes through the door. She likes to keep patients informed regarding their dental coverage and making sure they are educated and aware of what is covered. When she is not in the office, she is busy with her children but likes to find time to bake, workout, go boating and cheer on the Oilers. Tiffany speaks English and Spanish.
Xhoana - Sterilization Assistant
Xhoana is a graduate from the dentistry program at Sapienza University in Rome, Italy. Xhoana lived in Italy for over 20 years before moving to Canada at the end of 2020. She is currently enrolled in the Canadian equivalency process to receive her dental license. Outside of work she enjoys exploring the city with her family and looking for good espresso coffee shops. Xhoana speaks English, Italian and Albanian. Xhoana assists Dr. Chowdhury.
Teressa - Marketing & Media
Teressa joined the HVDC team in 2018, bringing with her over a decade of experience in community leadership, management and multicultural learning perspectives. She is currently pursuing a bachelor's of commerce degree at the Alberta School of Business and building a design portfolio. Teressa is always helping patients understand and feel comfortable with their personal dental plan. With a passion for community and photography, she hopes to travel the world - first stop, Vietnam! Teressa speaks English, Mandarin and understands Korean.
Felicia - Sterilization Assistant
Biography coming soon.