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Meet The Doctors

Dr. Saleh Al-Daghreer, BDS, PhD, FRCD(C) 

Certified Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

 

 

Dr. Al-Daghreer moved to Edmonton in 2006 when he started his PhD at the University of Alberta. He earned his Bachelor in Dental Surgery and Medicine (BDS) from the Faculty of Dentistry at King Abdul Aziz University in 2003.  In 2006, Dr. Al-Daghreer joined the university of Alberta where he did his clinical training in orthodontics and completed his PhD in Orthodontics in the summer of 2012. Dr. Al-Daghreer became a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in the specialty of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He did a post-doctoral fellowship in the department of surgery at the University of Alberta from 2013 to 2015 focusing on research of using 3D printing in tissue engineering.

He started City Orthodontics in 2012 in Edmonton then he expanded the services provided by the practice to create the first Orthodontic and Pediatric Dentistry specialty clinic in Alberta in 2016. His inspiration to do this came from his love of his two kids and believe that the dental clinic should be attractive to kids and start early in their life.

Outside the practice of Orthodontics and treating patients, he invests all his time with his family and kids and trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The following is a summary of some of his scientific journey and current positions:

Education and Professional Training:

2015 Post Doctoral Fellowship, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta

2012 Fellowship of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (Orthodontics)

2012 PhD in Medical Sciences (Orthodontics), University of Alberta

2009 National Dental Specialty of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (Orthodontics)

2003 Bachelor Degree in Dental Medicine & Surgery, King Abdulaziz University

Clinical Experience:

Specialty:

June 2012 - Present     Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, City Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Sep 2007 - Aug 2010   Residency in Orthodontics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

General Dentistry:

Oct 2004 - Aug 2005    Primary Health Care Clinic of National Guard, Dammam, KSA

Oct 2004 - Aug 2005    Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal Hospital, Dammam, KSA

Aug 2004 - Oct 2004    Primary Health Care Clinic of National Guard, Madinah, KSA

Sep 2003 - Aug 2004   Internship Training Program, King Abdulaziz University

 

Academic experience:                                                                        

Aug 2005 - Present Academic staff member (Orthodontics), Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia                          

Sept 2009 - 2014     Clinical supervisor, Undergraduate orthodontic clinic, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada                  

May 2011 - Aug 2011  Teaching assistant, Restorative dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada

Jan 2008 - Sept 2008   Teaching assistant, Oral an Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada 

Editorial Board and Peer Review:

2015 - Present    Cosmetology and Orofacial Surgery (Editorial Board Member)

2014 - Present    Journal of Dental Applications (Editorial Board Member)

2014 - Present     Biomedical Journal (Reviewer)

Professional licenses:

2012 - Present  Registered specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Alberta Dental Association & College                                     

2010 - Present  Registered specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Saudi Arabia                                

2004 - Present   Registered General Dentist, Saudi Arabia  

Professional memberships:               

2006 - Present   Alberta Society of Orthodontists [ASO]                                 

2007 - Present    American Association of Orthodontics [AAO]                  

2007 - Present    Canadian Association of Orthodontists [CAO]                       

2008 - Present    American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine [AADSM]   

2010 - Present     International Association of Dental Research [IADR]

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Arabic 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Marie-Lyne Gosselin, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C) 

Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Gosselin is thrilled to be joining our practice. She specializes in infants, toddlers, children and teens, including those with special needs, oral health. She thrives to offer personalized, family-centered, and compassionate dental care. She strongly believes in prevention, educating patients and parents and promoting infant oral health care.

Throughout adolescence, Dr. Gosselin enjoyed working with children in organized sports and as a day-camp counsellor. During dental school, her interest in working with children was rekindled while completing an internship at the ‘Université de Rennes’ in France in 2009, where she found much enjoyment spending most of her time working with the young and the handicapped. She graduated from ‘Universite Laval, in Quebec City, with a Doctorat en Medecine Dentaire, Profil International in 2010. In 2012, she completed a 2-year Paediatric Dental General Practice Residency Program at the IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she worked at the Children’s Hospital and taught undergraduate dental students. Next, she furthered her knowledge in Pediatric Dentistry while completing a Master of Science in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Toronto in 2015.

She derived much satisfaction from her Residency Program and her Graduate Program where she gained significant experience working with children; she managed and treated young children with severe decay (baby bottle cavities, severe early childhood caries), medically comprised children, patients with intellectual disabilities, and children with neuromuscular impairments. She also acquired competency in treating anxious young patients with behaviour guidance and with pharmacological management such as conscious sedation, moderate sedation and general anaesthesia.

During her training, Dr. Gosselin received the Pierre Fauchard Academy Student Scholarship in 2010 for her participation in research projects throughout her undergraduate dental training and her ongoing involvement in her community through volunteer work. In 2014, she was awarded the runner up, Dr. Titley Pediatric Dental Graduate Training Scholarship.

After obtaining her certification in Pediatric Dentistry speciality, she decided to settle with her family in the beautiful Edmonton area, where she enjoys the proximity of the Rockies being an outdoor enthusiast. She also enjoys cycling, performing and visual arts and sports. She is an avid traveler, yoga student, and a great cook!

She also teaches part-time in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Alberta and holds privileges at the Alberta Surgical Center. Dr Gosselin provides volunteer dental services to children at Rosecrest Home, a residence for children and teens in palliative care. She is an executive member of the Alberta Society of Dental Specialists and the Alberta Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and an active members of the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

 

Education:

2012 - 2015 Pediatric Dentistry, Graduate Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

2010 - 2012 Paediatric General Dental Residency Program, IWK Health Center Dental Department, Dalhousie University

2010 - Doctorat en medecine dentaire, University of Laval, Quebec

2003 - Diplome d’etudes collegiales (Sciences, Lettres et Arts) », Cegep de Sherbrooke , Sherbrooke, Quebec

Past Professional Positions and Activities:

2012 - 2015 Dentist, Unite Here Dental Center, Toronto, Ontario

2010 – 2012 Dental Resident, IWK Health Center, Department of Dentistry, 5850/5980 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia

2009 (Summer) International Dental Externship, « Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de l’Universite de Rennes », France

2008 Student Research Position,  « Centre d’Excellence pour la sante buccodentaire et le vieillissement, Universite Laval », Quebec

 

National and Provincial Licensure/ Certification and Portability:

2015 - Present Licensed General Dentist and Specialist (Alberta)

2015 - Present Fellow of the Royal College of Dentist of Canada (Pediatric Dentistry)

2012 – 2015 Licensed Dentist (Ontario)

2010 – 2012 Licensed Dentist (Nova Scotia)

2010 – Present National Dental Examination Board of Canada

2015 - Present Vice-President Alberta Association of Pediatric Dentist

2015 - Present Pediatric Representative for the Alberta Society of Dental Specialist

Membership and Professional Associations:

2015 - Present Western Society of Pediatric Dentist

2015 - Present Alberta Dental Association and College

2015 - Present Academy of American Pediatric Dentistry

2014 - Present Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

2012 - 2015 Royal College Dental Surgeon Ontario

2010 – 2012 Nova Scotia Dental Association

2005 – Present Canadian Dental Association

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • French
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