Our team at Windermere Dental
Dr. Eric Lai (Dentist)
Dr. Eric Lai entered the University of Alberta and finished three years of undergraduate courses before being accepted into the dentistry program. After graduating in 2004 with with Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, he practiced in Edmonton seeing a variety of patients from all ages and with all sorts of concerns. Dr. Lai also had the opportunity to work at an emergency dental clinic to help people with sudden painful dental problems in the quickest and kindest manner he can.
Outside of work, Dr. Lai's time is mostly taken by his two very energetic children, and his wife. He also enjoys playing competitive badminton, volleyball, and dragon boating. Other hobbies include photography, eating, travelling, computers, and video games.
Dr. Melissa Wong (Dentist)
Born and raised in Edmonton, Dr. Wong became interested in the dental field during her elementary years. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology with distinction from the University of Alberta in 2000, she went on to graduate school with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Alberta in 2004. Dr. Wong has been an associate dentist at West End Dental Centre since her graduating year and is committed to gentle and patient-centered dental care.
Dr. Wong has had the privilege in taking part in the Belize Mission Project, which is a Christ-centered ministry focused on providing dental services to those in rural Belize.
Melissa has always had an interest in music, competing and performing in cello and piano, and she also received an Associate of The Royal Conservatory diploma in Cello. She has also performed for the purpose of fundraising for the Make-A-Wish® Foundation.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking, skiing, travelling and spending time with her husband, daughter and son.
Samantha (Dental Assistant)
Samantha joined the Windermere Dental Team in 2016. She graduated from KDM Dental College as a Registered Dental Assistant in March 2013. Over the years, she has assisted with general dentistry, orthdontics, Invisalign, bone grafting, implants and oral surgery. She enjoys making sure each and every patient that visits is having a positive and enjoyable experience. During her free time, she loves snowboarding, quading, watching movies, and spending time with her husband and dog.
Diana (Dental Hygienist)
Bio Coming Soon!
Vanessa (Dental Assistant)
Vanessa joined Windermere Dental in 2017 as a receptionist and graduated as a Dental Assistant from KDM in 2018.
She enjoys learning and seeing new things in the dental field every day.
In her spare time, she likes being outdoors with her family and tries to get out of the city as much as posssible.
Rachel (Dental Hygienist)
Rachel has graduated from Dental Hygiene program at UofA in 2009 and has been practising since.
She's worked at several dental offices in Calgary, Vancouver and Edmonton and finds great joy in helping patients reaching their goals in preventative side of dentistry.
Outside of work, Rachel likes to spend time with her family- especially her little toddler who is full of energy and adventurous spirit. She likes reading, travelling and practising yoga.