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. 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