Owner: Dr. Richard Burns Dental Corp. DBA
Operating clinicians: General Dentist – Dr. Omar Shehab, General Dentist – Dr. Hadia Memon, General Dentist – Dr. Will Gaede
Meet the Doctors
Dr. Hadia Memon spent five years in Australia completing her education in Dental Surgery. After her adventures in the Land Down Under, she moved back home to British Columbia and relocated from the Lower Mainland to Vancouver Island.
Dr. Hadia’s primary focus is patient-centred care. She specializes in managing children and adults with dental anxiety. Her calm, caring approach puts patients at ease and changes their perspective on dental treatment. Dr. Hadia believes in the practice of early prevention and educating her patients about their oral health. She offers sedation dentistry as well as Invisalign treatment – ask her about these treatments for your dental care!
Dr. Hadia loves staying current with dental technology and taking continuing education courses. Out of the world of dentistry, she loves hiking, travelling & doing yoga!
Dr. Omar Shehab completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Having recently relocated to Cowichan Valley, this Toronto native is eager to explore the beauty it has to offer and is excited to call it home.
Dr. Shehab 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 to staying current with the latest techniques and technologies by regularly attending continuing education courses.
In his spare time, Omar enjoys hiking, traveling, snowboarding, and spending time with his friends and family.
Beshoy has been practicing dentistry for 15 years and Continued eduction is extremely important to Dr. Beshoy
Dr. Yousef and his family loves the calling Vancouver Island home.
Dr. Beshoy believes that Anxiety is an issue in Dentistry and this is why he takes the time to listen to his patients who may have had previous uncomfortable experiences Our practice also offers dental treatment under Oral Sedation if required.
Dr. Beshoy is a member of the Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation ( DOCS) in USA and a member of The International Dental Implant Association (IDIA) in USA. Beshoy is also Invisalign provider for people who don’t want traditional braces.
One thing you should know;
Beshoy can’t complete Dentistry without “Sense of Humour” and having fun!
Dr. Nermin Riad
Dr. Nermin Riad graduated 2005, over the past 15 years. She has been living and practicing dentistry in many countries such as Egypt, Dubai and Qatar. Dr. Nermin moved to Canada with her family and started working as a Dentist after passing the National Dental Examination Board of Canada in 2017. She enjoys practicing general dentistry and loves working with kids, Her goal always is patient care and satisfaction.
Dr. Nermin speaks English and Arabic fluently. When not in work, Dr. Nermin enjoys spending time with her family travelling, watching movies and kayaking.
The whole team at Cowichan Valley Dental is amazing, and I have never trusted a dental office more. They are professional while still being fun, and my teeth have never looked better 🙂
- Maaike Aarsen