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baksh@vgdc.ca

 
(613) 599-5922
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dan Auprix, D.D.S.

 

Dr. Dan Auprix graduated with Honours in Biopharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Ottawa. During this time, he also completed studies in Biological Sciences in INSA in Lyon, France. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto. Dr. Dan takes a professional yet personalized approach to dentistry.  He was born and raised in Ottawa and beleives that adding the local touch is an important part of dental care.  He focuses on creating patient relationships and taking the time to educate each patient about the best options for them and their family.
Dr. Dan enjoys traveling and exploring new places.  When he's not at work, you can find him plany the piano or eating out at local restaurants.  He is a big sports fan and often gets side-tracked talking about his favourite teams; the Ottawa Senators and Liverpool FC.  Dr. Dan is fluent in English, French, and Vietnamese. 
 
 
Yi-an Chen, D.D.S.
 

Dr. Yi-an Chen obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto.  Prior to his studies in dentistry, he completed both is Honours Bachelor Degree in Science and Master Degree in Science at the University of Toronto as well.  

Growing up in both Taiwan and Canada, he is fluent in English and Mandarin.  In his spare time, Dr. Chen enjoys hiking, cooking, American Football, and spending time with his young family.  His favourite jobs are being a dentist and a dad. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Imran K. Baksh, D.M.D.

 

Dr. Baksh has been practicing dentistry since 1983 and is a graduate of the University of Manitoba. He strives to introduce new and innovative techniques and technology in the office by discovering new opportunities in continuing education. His motivation is to provide you with the high standard of care that you deserve.

Dr. Baksh practices comprehensive dentistry where he customizes treatment plans and options to your personal needs and priorities. His goal is to give you the best smile you have ever had. Patient comfort is his highest priority. Dr. Baksh brings dentistry to you in a simplified and unique way, with understanding and patience.

Since 2001, Dr. Baksh has received extensive training in a variety of orthodontic treatments including braces. He is a Certified Invisalign® Practitioner. He has also received additional training in dental implants. Dr. Baksh is a member of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons (RCDS).

Dr. Baksh likes to give back to his community by volunteering with various organizations over the years such as The Ottawa Mission, the Dental Health Clinic for Syrian Refugees and the ProBono Dental Program. His passion for soccer has led him to volunteer in various capacities since his move to Kanata in 1996, both on the Board of Kanata Soccer (presently WOSC) as well as coaching youth soccer. Dr. Baksh also continues to enjoy playing soccer with West Ottawa Soccer Club(WOSC), and also enjoys playing hockey,  skiing and biking with his family.

 

 

 

Chris Murdoch, Appointment & Accounts Manager

Chris is the friendly voice you hear on the phone. She has been with us since 2000. Chris is a people person and is always ready to answer any questions you may have regarding appointments and treatments. She has strong analytical and organizational skills and is able to effectively handle billing and dental benefits.

Chris grew up in Lancashire, England and emigrated to Canada in 1998 with her husband, Ken and two daughters. Her family has now grown to include grandchildren. Chris enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling, reading, walking her miniature schnauzer, cooking and gardening.
 

 

Harnoop Sandhu, Certified Dental Hygienist

Harnoop is our certified dental hygienist. She is responsible for helping you with your ongoing preventive cleaning appointments and making sure you know what you need to do at home to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

She graduated with honors from Oxford College as a Dental Hygienist in 2006. Harnoop was awarded the best clinical award and community participation award. Before becoming a hygienist Harnoop worked in the dental field in various capacities ie dental assistant and receptionist since 2003. 

Harnoop is active in continuing education. She is an active member of the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario, Ontario Dental Hygienists Association and South Asian Dental Association.

She enjoys playing basketball, badminton, table tennis, biking and loves travelling with her family and friends.

 

 

Shivani Shah,  Preventive Dental Assistant 

Shivani is the newest member of Village Green Dental Care. She will escort you into the treatment area and assist the Doctors with your treatment. Shivani emigrated from India in 2015.  She graduated in 2016 from St. Clair College after completing Level II Preventive Dental Assistant coarse.  Shivani is multiligual, she also speaks Hindi and Gujarati. During her time off, Shivani enjoys watching movies, playing badminton and travelling with friends.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                     

 

 

 

 

      

 

 

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