meet our team

In our office, we offer services for several branches of dentistry – and it’s all made possible by our experienced staff. We invite you to meet our team of Coquitlam dentists; each member of our staff is dedicated to providing for all of your dental needs in complete comfort. Trained in the latest techniques for providing gentle dental care, our focus is on your smile and your comfort. So, sit back and relax – your smile is always in good hands at Coquitlam Centre Dental Clinic.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment!

Dr. Paul Chedraoui

General Dentist & Owner

“Dr. Paul” graduated from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden in 1979. He passed the Quebec and National Board of Canada exams and was a part-time faculty member at the Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry for six years.

This Coquitlam dentist has been practicing at Coquitlam Centre Dental Clinic since 1988. He is married and has five children.

Dr. Dana Behan

General Dentist & Owner

Dr. Behan graduated from Universite de Liege Belgium in 1989. She passed the National Board Exam of Canada in 1991 and speaks English, French and Slovak.

The following has been said of this dentist in Coquitlam:

“Dr. Behan believes that helping patients achieve and maintain a healthy, confident smile is one of the best things she can offer. She is a skilled, caring and compassionate clinician.”

Dr. Behan is married and has two children.

Dr. Lina Ng

General Dentist & Owner

Dr. Ng graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1986. She became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 1990.

Dr. Ng has been practicing at Coquitlam Centre Dental Clinic since 1992. She is married with three children.

Dr. Angela Lai

General Dentist
I.V. Sedation

Doctor of Dental Medicine. Graduated from the UBC Faculty of Dentistry in 1999. Certified to provide I.V. Sedation. Her undergraduate studies in UBC were Pharmaceutical Science (Pharmacy). She is a certified in ACLS provider (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), which is emergency training for advanced medical professionals. She ensures both adult and child patients have positive and anxiety-free experiences during each dental visit.

She is proficient in performing extractions and general dentistry with I.V. sedation, oral sedation and nitrous oxide (“laughing gas”) inhalation sedation. Dr. Lai attends various study clubs and advanced training courses throughout North America which include such topics as root canal treatment, gum grafting, orthodontic dentistry, sedation dentistry and implant dentistry. She has been practicing at Coquitlam Centre Dental Clinic since 2002.

Dr. Pouran Rostamian

General Dentist
Periodontal Services

Dr. Rostamian practices periodontal treatment (gum-related surgery), oral surgery and implants. She registered with the College of Dental Surgeons in 1999 and is a clinical instructor at UBC dental school.

Dr. Rostamain holds an interest in archaeology and ancient world history.

Dr. Mona Sadegh

“Dr. Mona”

General Dentist
Endodontic Services

Dr. Mona is currently on maternity leave. Our patients will be seen by Dr. Peyman Safari-Pour.

Dr. Payman has been practicing dentistry for over 15 years. He has extensive experience treating a wide range of dental problems, including a particular specialty in root canal therapy. Over the last fifteen years, he’s treated over 20,000 root canal patients!

Dr. Peyman has worked across a number of hospitals, private clinics, and government dental clinics, where he dedicated himself to treating low-income patients that struggled with their oral health.


Dr. Nariman Amiri

Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics

Dr. Amiri is a graduate of the University of British Columbia in dentistry and is a board certified specialist in Prosthodontics from the University of Iowa.

In additiona to working two Saturdays a month here, Dr. Amiri works full-time in his state-of-the-art private practice in Vancouver which is dedicated to prosthodontics and implant dentistry. He is also a part-time clinical professor for graduate and undergraduate clinics in the Department of Prosthodontics at UBC.

Dr. Amiri is the organizer and principal mentor for two study clubs and lectures extensively in meetings and societies including UBC Continuing Education.

Dr. Janet Gordon

Certified Specialist in Orthodontics

Dr. Gordon has a Master’s Degree in Orthodontics from Australia, and Degree in Dentistry from Saskatchewan.

Patient care is Dr. Gordon’s priority. She is on faculty at UBC and has taught at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Adelaide, Australia. Dr. Gordon has been executive director of the Calgary Dental Society, CUPS Homeless Dental program in Calgary and is the past Vice President of the Saskatoon Dental Society.

Some of her current and past memberships are: Canadian Orthodontic Association, American Orthodontic Association, World Federation of Orthodontists, Alberta Society of Dental Specialists and the South Australian Society of Orthodontists.

Dr. Gordon was born in Saskatchewan as were her two children. Dr. Gordon is the eleventh generation born in Canada and is happy to reside in beautiful British Columbia.

Dr. Ian Matthew

Oral Surgery and I.V.

Born in Kuala Lumpur, Dr. Mathew
graduated from the Universty of Liverpool in 1979. Upon his graduation, he joined the British Royal Airforce where he served in the dental branch for 5 years.

He completed a Fellowship in Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and lectured in the oral surgery department at Birmingham Dental School in 1989.

When Dr. Mathew is not helping us with our [patient’s oral surgery needs, he teaches oral surgery at University of British Columbia.

In his free time, he enjoys gardening, photography, hiking.

Other accolades unclude:

  • Masters Degree in Dental Science (1993)
  • PHd in Dental Science (1998)
  • Recognized by the General Gental Council of the UK (1999-present)


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1244 - 2929 Barnet Highway

Coquitlam, BC, V3B 5R5

Located in Coquitlam Centre
downstairs by ACCENTS@home

Monday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 9 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 9 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 9 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 6 PM

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