Ryan was born in Hong Kong, where his family immigrated to Canada at the age of three and called Edmonton home ever since. After high school he enrolled in the BSc program at the University of Alberta and was interested in dental world and discovered a passion for prosthodontics. He was accepted into the competitive Denturist program and graduated NAIT with Honours. Ryan's had the opportunity to practice at several clinics in Alberta, before the acquisition of First Impressions. He actively attends national/international implant seminars, digital dentistry courses and conferences to furthermore broaden his education to benefit his patients. Ryan works with a team of dentists and oral surgeons in Edmonton to achieve the greatest success for his patients. He is an active member with the College of Alberta Denturists (CAD), Denturist Association of Alberta (DAA) & Denturist Association of Canada (DAC). Currently he is fascinated by the digital dentistry world and incorporating it into his day to day practice. He loves working in the digital dental realm and definitely sees the value for patients requiring dental treatment. He strongly believes dental implants and digital dentistry are two fundamentals in present day dentistry. He enjoys working closely with his patients, listening to their stories and determining the optimum treatment options which best suits their needs. If Ryan isn't at the practice he likes training in mixed martial arts, playing soccer and enjoying the outdoors. He looks forward to treating the Edmonton and surrounding areas welcoming each patient with a warm smile!
Jennifer was born and raised in Edmonton. Shortly after high school she enrolled in the Dental Assisting program at NAIT and has been treating patients since 2013. Her fondness in patient care and the dental field led her back to NAITs competitive Denture program. Since graduating she actively seeks to further her clinical skills and knowledge to provide ideal treatment for all her patients. She believes that dental treatments involve gaining an insight of patient concerns, proper communication and providing services with kindness and compassion. She is an active member with the College of Alberta Denturists (CAD) and College of Alberta Dental Assistants (CADA). Jennifer is bilingual, and happy to serve patients in both English and Chinese. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys creating art, exploring local restaurants, and playing video games.
Alisha is entering her second year in the Denturist program at NAIT this fall. She is currently a part of the First Impressions team, where she has had the opportunity to expand her knowledge and hand skills. Alisha believes that her attention to detail paired with her love of interacting and getting to know the patients is the driving force behind her chosen career path. Outside of the clinic, Alisha enjoys trying new foods, travelling, and spending time with her loved ones. Her absolute favourite colour is teal, and you will often find her wearing her teal scrubs at the clinic.
To our dear patients,
First Impressions continues to implement the necessary protocols to assure the saftey of our team and yourselves during treatment in our office. The safety and quality care is our number one priority. We look forward to seeing you soon!