Meet the Doctors
Dr. Gosia Morley graduated from the dental program at the University of Saskatchewan in 2007 with great distinction and outstanding achievements in study of prosthodontics. Dr. Gosia thoroughly enjoys the practice of general, cosmetic dentistry, endodontics and surgery. She has completed courses in Laser dentistry in San Diego and facial aesthetics courses in Edmonton. Dr. Gosia has practiced in and around Calgary for 10+ years.
Dr. Gosia is happily married and has a wonderful son and two daughters with whom she enjoys being outdoors participating in many sports and loves to travel. Dr. Gosia is enjoying working at Valley Ridge Dental Centre and takes pride in providing her patients with top quality care and attention.
Dr. Jordan Nishi is originally from Calgary and graduated from the University of Alberta where he received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees.
During his time at dental school, he found interest in working with kids as well as underserved populations, both at home and abroad.
Dr. Nishi is passionate about dentistry and strives to provide the best possible care for his patients. First and foremost he takes the time to ensure that patients feel comfortable in the dental clinic environment and are fully informed of the dental health. He thoroughly explains all treatment options, strives to deliver comfortable and pain free care, and follows up with patients to ensure their continued well being.
Outside of the clinic Jordan enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling, golfing and cheering on his Calgary Flames.
We would like all of you to help us welcome Dr. Jordan Nishi to our dental family at Valley Ridge Dental as he continues the tradition of excellent dental service to the people we are privileged to serve.
Meet the Staff
Meet Samantha, she is one of our office administrators. Samantha joined our team in December 2018. Samantha has been working in dental since 2015.
In her free time she enjoys reading, travelling with her Fiance, and spending time with her German Shepard Aries. When the weather is nice she enjoys camping, and hiking. Samantha is originally from Calgary.
Meet Krista, she is one of our talented dental hygienists. Krista graduated from the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene in 2009, and has been working here at Valley Ridge Dental Centre since 2011. Krista’s main focus is to educate patients on their oral health status and ensure they feel comfortable throughout their visit. (and she does like to visit).
In her spare time Krista cherishes spending time with her husband, family and friends. Krista lives an active lifestyle, that includes exercising at the gym, swimming, golfing, and skiing to capitalize on the different seasons in Calgary. On her down time Krista enjoys playing cards, board games, and watching television.
Dipika Jain is a registered dental hygienist practicing in the province of Alberta for nearly 13 years. She and her family have recently moved to the Calgary area from Lloydminster Alberta. Dipika graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science specializing in Dental Hygiene in 2006 and was presented with the CRDHA Award for Leadership in Dental Hygiene III. She is an active advocate of her profession in her community. She has developed and delivered presentations to groups ranging from preschoolers to parents on the importance of proper oral care. Dipika has also participated in the dental brigade in Guatemala with Change for Children and is organizing another brigade to India in February 2020. She believes it is very important to stay current with new theories and technologies through continuing education seminars.
When she is not working, Dipika, her husband and three kids enjoy being outdoors, watching movies and playing board games.
Meet Esmeralda! She is one of our registered dental assistants. She has been working with the Karavos Group since 2011. Esmeralda has been a dental assistant since 2004. Esmeralda was born in Nicaragua, and has lived in Calgary since 2009. Esmeralda is fluent in spanish, and english. In her free time she enjoys singing in a latin band, and loves Salsa dancing. She also loves travelling with her kids, and husband.
Meet Amira, she joined our Valley Ridge Dental team in the summer of 2019 and has been a registered dental hygienist for 7 years. She was born and raised in Ontario and graduated from George Brown College in Toronto with honours. Amira’s most rewarding part of dentistry is having patients understand the importance of maintaining a healthy oral state and making a change for the better. Outside of work she loves to spend time with her husband and kids playing sports, being outdoors and going on road trips. She is very excited to be part of an awesome team.
Meet Colleen, she is one of our talented dental assistants. Colleen graduated from Columbia College, and started her career in periodontics where she stayed for 18 years. She joined us here at Valley Ridge Dental two and a half years ago. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and her two kids, as well as taking care of her elderly mother. She also enjoys travelling, going to fitness classes, and spending time with her three dogs. Colleen loves all aspects of dentistry with lots of experience with dental implants. She is a five star assistant, and we are so lucky to have her as a part of our dental team.
Meet Priya, she is one of our talented hygienists. Priya graduated valedictorian and class president of her class in 2010. She attended Oxford College in Toronto. In her free time she enjoys cooking, taking her dog Missy Elliott to different dog parks in the city, and checking out new restaurants. She is also a freelance makeup artist in her spare time for weddings and special events. Priya is passionate about her patients and helping them achieve optimum oral health. The most rewarding part of her job is seeing a patient return with improvements in their teeth and gums!