Lynn

Lynn has been part of First Impressions Denture Clinic for years. She would be the first face you see or voice you hear at our office. She enjoys getting to know our patients and making them feel at ease when visiting the clinic. When Lynn is not managing the front end, she loves gardening, baking, solving puzzles and teaching her Sunday Pre-School class. She has two married daughters and loves to visit her three grandchildren. Lynn understands that the process of getting new dentures can be complicated, especially when dealing with insurance health plans. She is here to help make this experience as smooth as possible. She looks forward to answering any questions you might have in regards to the services offered at First Impressions. She is always excited to see new and old faces walking into our practice!

Our Denturists Ryan Tran, DD

Born in Hong Kong, Ryan and his family moved to Canada when he was three. Ryan speaks English and Vietnamese. Raised in Edmonton, after graduating high school he attended the University of Alberta sciences program. After three years at U of A Ryan decided he wanted to specialize in the dental profession and discovered a passion for prosthodontics in the oral cavity. He was accepted into the competitive Denturist program at NAIT and after three years graduated with Honors. Ryan has had the opportunity to practice/manage denture clinics surrounding Edmonton, before he decided to take ownership of First Impressions Denture Clinic. He continues to participate in implant seminars, digital dentistry and international dental 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 Trefoil implant system (Nobel Biocare) and digital dentistry world. He loves to tinker with all the digital dental devices to increase chair/lab side efficiency and definitely values the benefits for patients requiring dental treatment. He strongly believes dental implants and digital dentistry are two areas that fundamentals for denture patients. His goals as a Denturist are to work closely with his patients, listen to their wants and determine the optimum treatment options that best suits their needs.  If Ryan isn't at the practice he likes to stay active by playing soccer and hockey, training at the gym, hiking and snowboarding. He also enjoys traveling and enjoying different cultures of the world. He looks forward to treating the Edmonton and surrounding areas welcoming each patient with a warm smile!

Alexander Syskakis, DD

Denturist

The talented and passionate Denturist Alexander was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta from a Greek and Italian family. Ever since childhood Alexander has had a strong interest in the dental industry and was inspired by visiting his uncles dental lab. In 2012 Alexander was accepted into the Denturist technology program at NAIT. During his time at NAIT he discovered his true passion as a Denturist. Alexander graduated in 2016 and shortly after received his Denturist license. His career brought him to Grande Prairie where he had the opportunity to manage a fast-paced denture clinic. Alexander continues to expand his education and denture skills by regularly attending courses/lectures, study groups and seminars. He is certified in the Biofunctional Prosthetic System and Suction Effective Mandibular Complete Denture (lower suction denture) techniques. He is also an active member with the College of Alberta Denturists (CAD) where he spends time on a standard setting committee and also a member of the Denturist Association of Alberta (DAC). Alexander’s goal as a Denturist is to provide exceptional treatment to all his patients, while always keeping a high standard of quality. When Alexander isn’t restoring beautiful smiles he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. Some of his hobbies include going to the mountains, hiking, skiing and martial arts. His favorite past time is spending quality time with his French bulldog pup Luna.