What We Do At Your Downtown Dental Clinic
We like to get to know our patients and understand their unique health-related and aesthetic goals.
We are guided by integrity and a patient-centered approach.
We deliver results with skill and a gentle touch.
We provide a clinic that is calm, impeccably clean and equipped with modern technology.
Your Downtown Dental Clinic Dentists
Dr. Nilou Shirzad
BSc. Hon, DMD
Dr. Shirzad is a graduate of UBC’s Faculty of Dentistry, Class of 2002. Practicing for the past twenty years, she has a wealth of experience in all aspects of general, cosmetic and surgical dentistry. Dr. Shirzad combines her knowledge of the dental sciences with a keen eye for detail to maximize oral health and achieve beautiful results. Dr. Shirzad is committed to ongoing advanced and specialized training. She is a faculty club member with the renowned Spear Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona and a member of the American Academy of Clear Aligners. She regularly participates in local study clubs and has added training through several local and international surgical programs. Dr. Shirzad is a firm believer that dedication to continuous education is imperative in a field that is driven by ever-advancing technology, biomaterials and approaches to treatment.
Dr. Shirzad’s commitment to technical excellence is matched only by her desire to act in her patients’ best interest. Her practice philosophy revolves around patient education, where setting the best possible treatment plan is a collaborative process, involving both patient and dentist.
Dr. Shirzad is known for a chair-side manner is that is gentle and kind. She is also known to have a weakness for coffee, a love for the fine arts, and a complicated relationship with Lola, her mini-goldendoodle.
Canadian Dental Association
BC Dental Association
BC College of Dental Surgeons
Faculty Club Member at Spear Dental Institute
American Academy of Clear Aligners
Dr. Mohammad Haj Hariri
Dr. Mohammad Hariri attended New York University College of Dentistry and received his doctorate in dental surgery with many awards including Ultradent Products Award for excellence in the clinical aspect of esthetic dentistry and The New York Academy of Oral Rehabilitation Eugene Rothschild Memorial Award for excellence in fixed prosthodontics. Dr. Hariri served as a teaching assistant in both Cariology and Comprehensive Care and Elective in Fixed and Implant simulation courses while at NYUCD.
Dr. Hariri continued his dental training and education at Lincoln Hospital in New York with a one-year residency in general practice with an emphasis in cosmetic and prosthodontics dentistry.
His mission is to help bring back the smile you used to have or create the smile you never had. His biological approach is committed to making your mouth healthy, one that inspires confidence, giving you the renewed ability to enjoy the most important everyday activities like eating and speaking again. Dr. Hariri has placed his experience in building a successful and relaxed atmosphere to treat patients and to change patients' preconceived notions of dentistry.
He holds memberships in the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and Canadian Dental Association.
Dr. Hariri enjoys playing tennis, traveling, trying new restaurants, and attending sporting events in his free time.